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Deadline to request absentee ballot approaches

Voters in the Town of Freedom and Freedom School District who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the Sept. 14 Special Municipal Election and Special School Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today.... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 22, 2021

Covid cases jump from 1 to 9 in Alva

In the weekly update from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Covid-19 active cases in Alva increased from one to nine. That's also the total for Woods County, as none of the other communities in... Full story

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To July 22: Lynette Bartley, Jesse Schroeder, Justin Rankin July 23: Lezlee Reed, Donita Luddington, Daylin Furrow July 24: Travis Darr, McKenzie Graff July 25: Daline Dauphin, Sue Schroeder, Jennifer West, Aly Jea Gerloff July 26:...

 

Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To 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: Mr. & Mrs. Dwight Hughes Aug. 3: Mr. & Mrs. Buddy Doter Aug. 7: Mr. &...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, July 18, the order of services at Freedom United Methodist Church was: Announcements: We are on Facebook, live at 11 a.m. Our Facebook page is Freedom United Methodist Church. VBS is scheduled for August 3, 4 and 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....

 
 By Kathleen Lourde    Local    July 22, 2021

Brackin resigns as Freedom mayor

The regular monthly Freedom Town Board meeting began in a new way: those in attendance rose, faced the flag, put their hands over their hearts, and recited the Pledge of Allegiance. After that, Trustee Kama Luddington led the group in the Lord's...

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    July 22, 2021

Rodeo Queen Kick-Off held Tuesday

Freedom's 84th Annual Rodeo Queen's Kick-off was a success. Lily Thomas, a Medford High School student, and Jaci Weber, a Freedom High School student, are competing for queen. Kenadie Meyer, an Alva... Full story

 

Texas, Oklahoma reportedly reach out to SEC about joining

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Big 12 powers Texas and Oklahoma have reached out the Southeastern Conference about potentially joining the league, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday, citing a source it did not identify. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey...

 

Lawsuit: Kansas altered software to hide election records

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A judge is considering whether Kansas' Republican secretary of state ran afoul of the state's open records law by ordering the removal of an election database function that generates a statewide report showing which...

 

Man convicted in deaths of two victims in Topeka in 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Washington County man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the beating and stabbing deaths of a Topeka woman and her cousin. Richard D. Showalter, 34, of Greenleaf, was found guilty Tuesday for his role in the...

 

Rabid bat found in Shawnee County, Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county health department on Wednesday announced it found a rabid bat. A Shawnee County Health Department official said a dog pulled the bat out of a tree July 12. Test results showing the bat had rabies came back...

 
 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    July 22, 2021

Kansas health system declining to take patient transfers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A major Kansas health system is declining to admit patients from other hospitals because it has too few open beds with the faster-spreading delta variant wiping out recent months of progress for the state in containing...

 

Wichita police say man dies in crash while fleeing police

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old man died Wednesday in a collision while he was fleeing from police, Wichita police said. Police spokesman Charley Davidson said officers were looking for the man regarding a report of prior drug trafficking while...

 

Spirit AeroSystems plans to hire 4,600 workers by 2024

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Spirit AeroSystems expects to hire more than 4,600 workers in Wichita by 2024, after losing more than 5,000 jobs during the coronavirus pandemic and since the 737 Max was grounded. Adam Pogue, vice president of manufacturing...

 

Police: Man's shooting death at Wichita apartment accidental

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is dead following a shooting at an apartment complex in central Wichita's Riverside neighborhood, and police believe the shooting was accidental. The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Villa Del...

 

Kansas GOP state Rep. Ron Howard of Wichita dies at 67

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas state Rep. Ron Howard, a conservative Wichita Republican who cast a crucial vote this spring to enact state income tax cuts, has died, the House speaker's office said. He was 67. The speaker's office and fellow...

 

Cocaine disguised as cake seized from vehicle in Maine

A New York man and a Maine woman are facing charges over cocaine disguised as a cake that was seized from their vehicle, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency said Wednesday. Acting on a tip, police stopped the car on Interstate 295 in Gardiner on...

 

Rare pink water bird lands in Michigan, delighting public

SALINE, Mich. (AP) — Bird lovers with cameras and binoculars are traveling to a stream in southeastern Michigan to see a rare creature with pink feathers and a long bill. The roseate spoonbill was found in Saline in the Koch Warner Drain, the...

 

US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into the fray. "Our staff, they are frustrated," said Chad...

 

Rare 'breakthrough' COVID cases are causing alarm, confusion

Reports of athletes, lawmakers and others getting the coronavirus despite vaccination may sound alarming but top health experts point to overwhelming evidence that the shots are doing exactly what they are supposed to: dramatically reducing severe...

 

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden, but pressure was mounting as supporters insisted they just...

 

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as "an egregious...

 

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