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Articles from the August 20, 2020 edition

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 By Valerie Brown    Local    August 20, 2020

Letter from the Commander

Rodeo weekend is over for another year, and what a great weekend it was! So many did so much, from the Cimarron Saloon hosting all three nights of street dances with great bands, to Islia...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To Aug. 20: Tabitha Bradt, Judy DeVine, Adam Powers, Justice Bradt Aug. 21: Jim Shreeve, Paige Hughes, Bralee Eagen Aug. 22: Kristy Armantrout, Gary Walker, Jake Hughes Aug. 23: Don Lenhart, Jessica Elmore, Trent Bliss, Rachael...

 

Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Aug. 22: Mr. & Mrs. Randy Reed Aug. 23: Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Rader Aug. 24: Mr. & Mrs. Sonny Wagner, Mr. & Mrs. Bob Benn Aug. 28: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Province Aug. 30: Mr. & Mrs. Kelly Mitchell Sept. 1: Mr. & Mrs. Russ Stewart Sept....

 

Correction

In the Aug. 13 edition of The Freedom Call, a VBS photo of children petting a donkey identified the boy as Conner Welty. That was incorrect. He should have been listed as Conner Kornele. We regret the error....

 

Freedom Town Board handles grant-related housekeeping

The Town of Freedom held its regular board of trustees meeting last Wednesday evening, Aug. 12. Virtually present for the brief meeting were Mayor Shad Brackin and Trustee Rolando Galindo, joined later by Trustee Randy Rhodes. Also present were Town...

 

Blood drive slated for Aug. 27

Freedom Public Schools will be hosting a community blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 27, from 2 to 6 p.m. The bloodmobile will be parked in front of the school. Every participant who makes an appointment can receive a free COVID-19 antibody test....

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 20, 2020

OSU Extension steps up during COVID-19 pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – For more than a century, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists and educators have provided research-based information and resources to help Oklahomans lead their best lives possible. This has been especially evident...

 

Stansberry honored at reunion

The annual Old Cowhand Reunion took place last Saturday under blue skies and humid temperatures. The ceremony began with the presentation of the Oklahoma and American flags, the pledge and a rousing r... Full story

 
 By KEN MILLER    Regional    August 20, 2020

Oklahoma school superintendent gets the coronavirus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma public school superintendent has tested positive for the coronavirus. leading the district to temporarily close its only school for a deep cleaning, an official said Wednesday. The Coyle school district learned...

 
 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    August 20, 2020

'Satanist' ex-soldier sentenced to 2 1/2 years in bomb plot

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An ex-soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist and linked to a neo-Nazi group was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for distributing information through social media about building a bomb and making...

 

Officers justified in fatal shooting of homicide suspect

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor has ruled that law enforcement were justified in fatally shooting a man linked to two Nebraska killings. Douglas County, Kansas, District Attorney Charles Branson announced his findings Tuesday after...

 

Barr, federal authorities tout Operation Legend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal task force designed to help local law enforcement agencies reduce violent crime has already made more than 1,000 arrests in the cities where it has been deployed since it began in early July, U.S. Attorney General...

 

Police make arrest in Wichita shooting death of man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police have announced an arrest in the death of a man investigators believe was shot to death in southeast Wichita during an argument. Donovan Harrington, 25, of Wichita, was arrested Tuesday in the Monday morning shooting...

 

Missing woman's SUV found with body inside, police say

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) — A woman's body was discovered inside a vehicle belonging to a Kansas woman reported missing earlier this month but no foul play is suspected, authorities in Arkansas announced Tuesday. The Crittenden County Sheriff's...

 

'Calamari comeback': Tiniest state's DNC video gets big buzz

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — There goes Rhode Island again — always finding a way to get its tiny tentacles onto the national stage. In a made-for-memes moment sandwiched between other states' calls to fight poverty and end racial injustice, a lawmaker...

 

No fear of coronavirus at drive-through haunted house

TOKYO (AP) — It's a living nightmare -- but a socially distanced one. "Zombies" attack vehicles, smearing them with artificial blood. But the customers inside the cars are safely separated from their stalkers by the windows. Production company...

 

Obama, in scathing Trump rebuke, warns democracy on the line

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama painted a unsparing portrait of American democracy on the brink if President Donald Trump wins in November, warning in a scathing, and at times emotional, address Wednesday that his successor is both...

 

When is it safe to open schools? States have varying answers

As schools across the U.S. decide whether to reopen this fall, many are left wondering how to know if it's safe. Public health experts say virus rates in the community should be low, but there's little agreement on a specific threshold or even a...

 

California wildfires chase people from homes into smoky air

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews worked in blistering heat Wednesday to beat back wildfires that ignited across Northern California, sending thousands of people from their homes into smoky air, briefly halting traffic on an interstate and killing a...

 

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