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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...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 During this day there were two traffic stops, two controlled burns and three reports of cattle out. 1:52 a.m. – Enid Police advised of two juvenile females who possibly stole one of their dad’s cars and was reported to...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office logs

August 3, 2020 Medicine Lodge Police Department and Barber County Sheriff’s office (MLPD and BASO) responded to a report of criminal damage to property on N. Main St. BASO responded to a report of cattle out on U.S. Highway 160. MLPD and BASO...

 

Tuesday's election: All the information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the Aug. 25 Runoff Primary for the Alfalfa County Commissioner District 2 race, Alfalfa County Election Board Secretary Kelly Stein said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 19, 2020

Bid awarded for ambulance in Alfalfa County

The commissioners of Alfalfa County accepted a bid for a new Type III ambulance on Monday morning. The bid was from Ess & Osage Ambulances in Jefferson City, Missouri, for $172,170. Although it...

 

Dixons celebrate 50th anniversary

Having met at Alfalfa County Livestock show in 1967, Brenda Sims and J.C. Dixon were married on Aug. 22, 1970, in the Christian Church at Aline, Oklahoma. Both returned to college at Northwestern....

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 19, 2020

City of Kiowa sees some COVID money, narrowing search for administrator

As Kiowa, Kansas, Mayor Bill Watson called the Kiowa City Council Aug. 10 meeting to order, all members were present: President R.L. Simpson, Brian Hill, B.J. Duvall, Tom Wells and Jason Thayer. City Clerk Trish Brewer sat with the council as did...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 19, 2020

KDH Board hears from four contractors for new Therapy and Wellness Addition

Friday afternoon the Kiowa District Hospital Board of Directors heard from four contractors who want their business. This is to build the KDH Therapy and Wellness Addition. The new addition will inclu...

 

Woods County Free Fair Fair board meeting cancels Women's Building events

The Woods County Fair Board met on Aug. 10 and voted to cancel most of the departments that are exhibited in the Women’s Building at the Fair. The departments that will remain open include the agriculture department (Open and 4-H–Horticulture,...

 

Man injured in Woods County wreck

An unidentified man was injured in a single-vehicle wreck near Alva Saturday night, Aug. 15. The incident occurred at 10:46 p.m. on US-64 one and one-half miles west of Alva in Woods County. According to the highway patrol report, the driver, age...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 19, 2020

The 5th Annual RawHyde Open golf tournament provides memories and youth scholarships

This Saturday, Aug. 22, some fun stories will be told about the late Robert Hyde of Burlington. His widow, Marci, said she can't believe this is the 5th Annual RawHyde Open Golf Tournament in Rob's...

 

ANGIE MARY McHENRY

Angie Mary McHenry was born on March 26, 1946, to Frutoso and Mary Madrid in Fort Sumner, New Mexico. Angie passed from this life in Enid, Oklahoma, on Aug. 11, 2020. Angie, as many people know, was...

 

BILL V. GOSS

Bill V. Goss, son of the late Frank Alden and Mollie Amelia (Young) Goss, was born July 5, 1927, near Aline, Oklahoma, and passed away August 14, 2020, at his home at the age of 93 years, 1 month,...

 

HAZEL PEARL BISHOP (GRABEEL)

Hazel Pearl Bishop, 86 passed away peacefully on August 10, 2020, at Northhaven Place, Oklahoma City. She was born December 2, 1933, in Liberal, Kansas, the daughter of Irvin and Velma Grabeel. She...

 

Why is my Alva water bill so high?

The Alva City Office has been getting more than the usual number of calls about utility bills recently. During Monday night’s Alva City Council meeting, City Business Manager Angelica Brady...

 

Senate Review 'The lengths our small businesses have gone to […] has been impressive'

It was an honor to recently welcome Gov. Kevin Stitt to District 19 to visit with innovative businesses in Enid who’ve utilized federal COVID-19 relief aid and/or Oklahoma Department of Commerce...

 

Freedom Rodeo

Yes, Freedom hosted their annual Rodeo this year. The pictures are just a quick look at all the wonderful events this past week at the Rodeo....

 

Topeka man gets nearly 4 years in prison for ID theft scheme

TOPEKA, KAN. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for stealing more than $47,000 in an identity theft scheme. Joseph Adams, 42, was sentenced Monday to 46 months in federal prison after pleading guilty...

 

Harden's 37 points lead Rockets past Thunder in Game 1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden had 37 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-108 on Tuesday in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series. Houston All-Star Russell...

 

How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main Street isn't?

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is not the economy. Rarely has that adage been as clear as it is now. An amazing, months long rally has put the S&P 500 back to where it was before the coronavirus slammed the U.S, even though millions of workers...

 

3-year-old Oklahoma child dies after being left in hot car

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Police in Edmond, Oklahoma, are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl who died after being left in a car for as many as six hours. Police received a call about 6 p.m. Monday from the girl's father, arrived on the scene...

 

Mother of 2 Tulsa children who drowned ordered to trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa woman whose two young children wandered away from an apartment and drowned has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges. Court documents show Donisha Willis, 24, was ordered Monday to trial on two counts of...

 

Kansas State limits stadium capacity at 25% for games

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Fans can attend Kansas State University football games this fall, but no tailgating will be allowed. The Riley County Commission approved on Monday the university's plan to open the Bill Snyder Family Stadium at about 25%...

 

Virus-induced spending spurs sales at Home Depot, Walmart

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans turned to Walmart and Home Depot for supplies and do-it-yourself projects as they stayed close to home at a time when new cases of virus surged, resulting in soaring sales for their fiscal second quarter. Walmart's online...

 

OU sororities to recruit virtually to reduce virus risk

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The University of Oklahoma is requiring its sororities to recruit new members virtually after learning of students attending large social events without taking precautions against the coronavirus. "We were notified of students...

 

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