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Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 830 page 474: ONE Gas, Inc., successors in interest to Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, party of the first part, conveys unto Cherokee Public Schools, party of the second part: a tract of land (10 feet by 10 feet) in the...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:02 a.m. Medic needed for a female having trouble breathing. Medic en route with patient to Bass Hospital in Enid. 8:59 a.m. Medic needed for a female who had fallen. Medic en route with patient to Share Medical Center in...

 

Alfalfa County marriage filings

Marriage Filings Joshua Roy Jantz and Delissa Leann Hoffman, both of Cherokee: marriage license with certificate ($5)....

 

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...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

Monday, July 16, 2018 Kiowa ambulance responded to Drumm Street in Kiowa. No transport. Kiowa ambulance transported patient from Kiowa Hospital to Kiowa Manor. Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to...

 

Burlington FFA advisor named to National FFA Board of Directors

Travis Bradshaw of Burlington, Oklahoma, has been named to serve on the National FFA Board of Directors. Currently the agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor for Burlington Public Schools,...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    July 25, 2018

Burlington School Board hires head cook, approves and signs contracts, proceeds with new walls

It was a full agenda for the Burlington School Board at their regular July 9 meeting that lasted nearly three and one half hours. President Terry Graham called the meeting to order with four members present and one absent, Robert Hill. Those...

 

Barber County Fair is Boots, Buckles and Barrels of Fun

The Barber County Fair is upon us. The theme this year is Boots, Buckles and Barrels of Fun. There are many special theme classes to choose from including antique boots (30 years old or older), antique buckles, photos with boots in them and a barrel...

 

Ouachita Ranked No.17 by College Football America Yearbook

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – College Football America has released this season's Division II Preseason Top 30 and Starting lineup; Ouachita Baptist checks in at No. 17 on the list and rising junior, Justin Gooseberry (Little Rock, Ark.) has been named to...

 

Sex education lessons from Mississippi and Nigeria

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Nigeria and Mississippi are a world apart physically, but the rural American state and the African country have much...

 

EPA chief: US needs a single standard for fuel efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency says there should be a single national standard for fuel efficiency by cars and trucks, speaking out as a showdown looms with California and other states. EPA acting...

 

Energy-efficient home in Dallas area helps with bills

DALLAS (AP) — The average Texan drops more than $127 on electricity costs each month, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The Dallas Morning News reports that number's on the shy side for the summer — Dallas is in the midst...

 

Russians hacked into US electric utilities: 6 essential reads

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has revealed that Russian government hackers have gained deep access to...

 

Companies could face fines in Arkansas oil spill lawsuit

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Two companies could be liable for fines related to a 2013 oil spill that dumped nearly 6,000 barrels of crude oil in southwestern Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

 

Thing-makers, tool freaks and prototypers: How the Whole Earth Catalog's optimistic message reinvented the environmental movement in 1968

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) In the fall of 1968 a Stanford-trained biologist, organizer of the legendary Trips Festival and Merry Prankster...

 

Why does my phone battery die so fast?

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a useful amount of...

 

Land managers defer drilling near Carlsbad Caverns

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Federal land managers have opted for more time to study the potential effects of oil and gas operations near Carlsbad Caverns National Park in southeastern New Mexico. A proposed lease sale first announced last spring had...

 

US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries....

 

Tour de France chaos: farmers' protest, tear gas and crashes

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — Tear gas in riders' eyes. A farmers' protest blocking the road. Two key crashes on dangerous descents. The only thing lacking from the wild 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday was a shakeup in the overall...

 

Ag sector bounces on news of US tariff aid for farmers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street has given the agricultural sector a boost after Trump administration said it is preparing a plan that would send billions in aid to U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs. CF Industries Holding and Mosaic Company both traded up...

 

Group: Land activist murders keep rising, 2017 deadliest yet

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Killings of land and environmental activists rose in 2017 as Mexico and the Philippines registered worrying increases in such murders and Brazil saw the most ever registered in a single country, a watchdog group said Tuesday. At...

 

US agencies win fight over Yellowstone dam, endangered fish

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge rejected claims that a long-stalled irrigation dam in Montana would doom a primitive, endangered fish species, prompting U.S. officials to say Tuesday that a contract for the project will be awarded by the end of the...

 

As Harley looks abroad to juice sales, tariffs hit home

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson expects new tariffs to increase the company's annual costs by as much as $100 million as long as the trade dispute between the U.S. and other countries goes on. Executives with the Milwaukee company spoke with...

 

Err on the side of caution when the refrigerator loses power

When storms knock out the power, what's the best way to handle refrigerated or frozen foods? Err on the cautious side. When in doubt, throw the food out. "Food can be very expensive to throw away but not as costly as food-borne illnesses, which can...

 

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