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Body of man found on SE Oklahoma State University campus

DURANT, Okla. (AP) — The body of an Antlers, Oklahoma, man has been found in his vehicle on the Southeastern Oklahoma State University campus in Durant, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday. The body of Arvell James Brown was...

 
 By KEN MILLER    Regional    August 11, 2021

Oklahoma school leader, governor to talk emergency order

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's public schools superintendent said Tuesday that she will meet this week with Gov. Kevin Stitt to discuss whether he will issue an emergency order, because of rising coronavirus cases, which would allow school distric...

 

Oklahoma paper challenges judge's decision to close hearing

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma newspaper on Tuesday challenged a judge's decision to ban the public from a hearing in the case of a Muskogee man accused of killing six people, including five children. An attorney for the Muskogee Phoenix filed...

 

Woman charged in hit-and-run death of bicyclist from Kansas

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Parkville woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a hit-and-run crash led to the death of a 16-year-old Leavenworth girl. Amber Nicole Alexander, 27, was charged Monday in 16-year-old Miranda Lynch's...

 
 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    August 11, 2021

Agreement commits Kansas to improving mental health services

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has committed to expanding mental health services to help move more than 600 people from adult care homes into their communities, advocates and state officials announced Tuesday. The promises to improve services over the...

 

Evel Knievel Museum reportedly leaving Topeka for Las Vegas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — It appears the Evel Knievel Museum will be jumping from Topeka, Kansas, to Las Vegas. A Las Vegas newspaper reported Monday the museum dedicated to the career of Robert Craig Knievel, who became known for his death-defying...

 

Biggest Kansas school district: No mask mandate for students

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' largest school district will not require students and staff to wear masks indoors despite the threat posed by COVID-19's more contagious delta variant. The Wichita school board instead decided to strongly recommend...

 

Patrol says 1 dead in 2-vehicle crash in southeastern Kansas

ERIE, Kan. (AP) — One person died in a crash in Neosho County in the southeastern corner of the state, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said the crash happened Monday afternoon, when a car traveling east on a county road turned left...

 

Bear cub strolls aisles at Southern California supermarket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shoppers were startled last weekend to see a bear cub browsing the offerings at a Los Angeles supermarket. Video aired by CBS 2 shows the small bear strolling the aisles on Saturday at the Ralphs store in the Porter Ranch area...

 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassment allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation Tuesday over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during some of...

 

Hospitals run low on nurses as they get swamped with COVID

The rapidly escalating surge in COVID-19 infections across the U.S. has caused a shortage of nurses and other front-line staff in virus hot spots that can no longer keep up with the flood of unvaccinated patients and are losing workers to burnout and...

 

Ethiopia calls "all capable" citizens to fight in Tigray war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia's government on Tuesday summoned all capable citizens to war, urging them to join the country's military to stop resurgent forces from the embattled Tigray region "once and for all." The call to arms is an ominous...

 

Big win for $1T infrastructure bill: Dems, GOP come together

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion infrastructure plan for states coast to coast on Tuesday, as a rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joined together to overcome skeptics...

 

Wildfires in Algeria leave 32 dead, including 25 soldiers

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — At least 25 Algerian soldiers were killed saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of the capital, the president announced Tuesday night as the civilian death toll from the blazes rose to a...

 

Prince Andrew faces no good choice in Epstein accuser case

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew is likely to do anything he can to avoid giving evidence in a U.S. lawsuit filed by an American woman who alleges that he sexually assaulted her when she was 17, lawyers on both sides of the Atlantic say....

 

EXPLAINER: How cryptocurrency fits into infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — What does Bitcoin have to do with roads and bridges? A lot right now in the U.S. Congress. One way lawmakers propose to pay for the $1 trillion infrastructure bill the Senate approved Tuesday is by imposing tax-reporting...

 

Chinese, Russian militaries hold drills in northwest China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and Russian troops have engaged in joint exercises in northwestern China in a sign of growing military ties between Moscow and Beijing amid shared concerns over the instability in Afghanistan. The military exercises...

 

Space station supplies launched with a pizza delivery for 7

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Northrop Grumman's latest space station delivery includes pizza for seven. The company's Cygnus cargo ship rocketed away from Virginia's eastern shore Tuesday. It should reach the International Space Station on...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office Logs

Monday, August 2, 2021 10:30 a.m. – DAL Security advised of an alarm going off on OK-8. Everything appeared to be okay. 2:17 p.m. – Report of a fire south of Jet. 4:23 p.m. – Medic needed for a couple in the 500 block of Pennsylvania. 11:05...

 

Alfalfa County court filings

Felony Filings Skylar Ti Aguero, Perry, 22, has been charged with conspiracy ($729). Jerry L. Silas, Cushing, 40, has been charged with conspiracy ($680.25). Misdemeanor Filings Levi Quenton Bailey, Carmen, 29, has been charged with domestic...

 

Alfalfa county marriage filings

Marriage License Filings Howard Brian Schwerdtfeger, Cherokee, and Laneta Joy Unruh, Aline: marriage license with certificate ($5). Clarence J. Mattal, Arkansas City, Kansas, and Rebecca Jane Hart, Nashville, Kansas: marriage license...

 

Barber County court filings

Limited Filings Midland Credit Management Inc. vs. Kathie L. Derailing: debt collection. Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital and Physician Clinic vs. Marsha Finch: debt collection. Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital and Physician Clinic vs. Justin...

 

Woods County Senior Citizens need temporary relocation

The Woods County Senior Citizens Center in Alva has experienced a number of trials lately. The center is the location for subsidized meals for senior citizens through the Southwest Oklahoma...

 

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