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Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be obtai...

 

Election day reminders, tips, laws and information to request an emergency ballot

Voters will head to the polls on July 13 to decide on an OG&E 25-year franchise for the Town of Helena. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Alfalfa County Election Board Secretary, Kelly Stein recommends voters with questions about their...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 1:33 p.m. – Medic needed for a male having a seizure at James Crabtree Correctional Center. Medic took the patient to Bass Hospital in Enid. 7:54 p.m. – Report of a single vehicle accident on Blaine Road and County Road...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 7, 2021

Monthly appropriations signed in Alfalfa County

Independence Day falling on a Sunday this year allowed Alfalfa County employees to take Monday off, resulting in a Tuesday commissioner meeting. Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach approved the previous meeting minutes, maintenance and operation...

 

100th Annual Barber County Fair

The 100th annual Barber County Fair is July 22-25 in Hardtner, Kansas. The theme this year is “Celebrating Traditions.” A special Barber County 100th Fair T-Shirt will be available for pre-order until July 6 by calling the extension office at...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 7, 2021

Kiowa man critically injured in collision

A Kiowa, Kansas, man was critically injured in a collision in Alfalfa County. Alexander Kuhr, 30, was transported by Alfalfa County EMS to Kiowa District Hospital and then transferred by medical...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 7, 2021

One retirement, four resignations for Alva School District

The Alva Board of Education held a special meeting Wednesday, June 30, to finalize the fiscal year and begin the new one. Tiffany Slater presided over the meeting in the absence of Jane McDermott....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 7, 2021

Woods County Equalization Board settles a local protest

The Woods County Equalization Board had four hearings for formal appeal scheduled for their June 30 special meeting. Board Chairman Bob Seivert presided with members Chris Olson and Joe Shirley presen...

 
 By Kathleen Lourde    Local    July 7, 2021

'Summer's going fast'

The principals of Waynoka Public Schools were full of enthusiasm for the success of the summer camps this year, as was evident in their reports to the school board at its regular meeting last Wednesday morning. Students engaged in some fascinating pr...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    July 7, 2021

Freedom Gates Boys Ranch offers hope one boy at a time, four-year-old inspires the older kids

It's been a while since we checked in to the ranch – the Freedom Gates Boys Ranch that is, located in Hazelton, Kansas. Michael Simpson has devoted a good portion of his adult life to helping...

 

Authorities: Train hit, killed Oklahoma man in Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Oklahoma man was hit and killed by a train in Mississippi as he stood on the tracks, authorities said. The 42-year-old, who has not yet been identified, was struck in Lamar County on Sunday night, news outlets...

 

Shawnee superintendent announces plan to run for state post

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The superintendent of Shawnee Public Schools announced Tuesday she plans to seek the Republican nomination for Oklahoma state superintendent in 2022. April Grace is a longtime educator who has been superintendent in Shawnee...

 

Former naval officer running for Kansas 2nd seat in Congress

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former U.S. Navy intelligence officer is running as a Democrat for Congress in eastern Kansas. Patrick Schmidt, 30, announced his candidacy Tuesday and is the first Democrat seeking to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Jake L...

 

Police: Man shot to death at Lenexa apartment complex

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old man is dead following an apparently accidental shooting at a Lenexa apartment complex, police said. The victim, Adam Carroll, of Lenexa, was shot about 1 p.m. Monday at the Lenexa Crossing Apartments, police said....

 

Rural Leavenworth man arrested in half-brother's death

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A rural Leavenworth man was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday in the shooting death of his half-brother. Cody S. Huninghake, 25, made his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon after being arrested Saturday night...

 

Boa constrictor accidentally freed in Utah still missing

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A boa constrictor accidentally freed from its container last week has eluded authorities in Utah for more than three days. Animal control officers were called to a home on Friday afternoon after contractors accidentally knocked...

 

Biden: US damage appears minimal in big ransomware attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that damage to U.S. businesses in the biggest ransomware attack on record appears minimal, though information remained incomplete. The company whose software was exploited said fewer than 1,500...

 

Officials: Storm lashing Florida strengthens into hurricane

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane. The National...

 

Pentagon cancels disputed JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it canceled a disputed cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion. It will instead pursue a deal with both Microsoft and Amazon and possibly other cloud...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    July 7, 2021

Over 100 people attend Celebration of Life for Dalton Black

It was a beautiful 4th of July with temperatures mostly in the 80s. A perfect day for over 100 people to gather for a celebration of life for Dalton Black who lost his battle to Muscular Dystrophy...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    July 7, 2021

romoting patriotism, Drake is state runner-up in VFW National Anthem contest

“I was honored to sing the Star-Spangled Banner,” Autumn Drake said. She admitted total shock when she was notified she is the VFW Auxiliary Department of Kansas second-place winner of the 2021-2022 “Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue!...

 

DONALD LEE MAXWELL

Memorial services for Donald Lee Maxwell will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Katie Hill officiating. Private family services will be held at a later...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To July 5: Dale Sample, Keith Melkus, Barclay Holt July 6: Bo Gassett July 7: Sherry Beagley, Rex Beagley, Chastin Ferguson July 8: Allison Ledford, Bretta Smith, Mariah Luddington July 9: Skylar Smith, Kamas Rooney July 10: Ronda...

 

Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To July 8: Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Armantrout July 12: Mr. & Mrs. Jim Beagley July 22: Mr. & Mrs. Jerrod Reed July 25: Mr. & Mrs. Kent Bilyeu, Mr. & Mrs. Dustin Rankni, Mr. & Mrs. Corby Bradt July 26: Mr. & Mrs. Merle Nickelson July 27:...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Independence Day, Sunday, July 4, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: The congregation sang the national anthem in celebrating our nation and our freedoms. We are on Facebook, live at 11 a.m. Our Facebook page is Free...

 

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