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OBU Men's Soccer Picked Third in GAC Poll

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist is picked to finish third in the Great American Conference, according to the men's soccer preseason coaches' poll released Tuesday by the league office. Coaches ranked the teams in the league but were unable to vote for...

 

Ouachita Men's Soccer Named Preseason Favorite

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – For the second time in three years the Ouachita Baptist men's soccer team has been picked to be the Great American Conference favorite; this is the first time that the men's soccer program has been picked as the outright...

 

Alfalfa County Marriage Filings

Marriage License Filings Dalton Taylor Cramer and Sara Renee Locke, both of Cherokee: marriage license ($50)....

 

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...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 22, 2018

Bids to go out on a brush rig for Goltry Rescue

The Alfalfa County commissioners met Monday morning with a lengthier agenda than usual. They accepted and approved last meeting’s minutes, maintenance and operation warrants for payment, blanket purchase orders and four road crossing permits....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 7:40 a.m. Controlled burn across from Smok-Shak. 8:06 a.m. Medic needed for a female who was having diabetic problems. Medic en route with patient to Share Medical Center in Alva. 9:21 a.m. Report of cattle out on County...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 831 page 473: First Methodist Church of Jet, party of the first part, conveys unto Jet United Methodist Church Inc., party of the second part, the surface only in lots 1-12, block 14, of the town of Jet and lots 23 and 24...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

August 13, 2018 Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to Wesley Hospital in Wichita. Kiowa Fire Department responded to a tank battery on fire on Roundup Road. Hardtner Fire Department responded to a tank...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 22, 2018

City of Kiowa budget hearing held and more city business

The Kiowa City Council held a public hearing for the proposed 2019 tax budget on Aug. 13. No members of the public voiced an opinion about the budget. The board approved the proposed budget that has general fund expenditures of $2,780,910. The mills...

 
 By Marine Martin    Local    August 22, 2018

Cherokee man tells story of being forced to drive stolen car

A man from Cherokee told law enforcement an interesting tale including three men who were shooting at him and forcing him to drive them in a stolen vehicle. Apparently he wasn’t convincing. Daniel Lee Jumper, 22, of Cherokee, has been charged with...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 22, 2018

South Barber School ready for classes to start Thursday

In the South Barber School Board article last week, the administrative reports were not included. An updated version of their reports follows. Class starts for South Barber students tomorrow (Thursday, August 23). Grade 7-12 Principal Brent Shaffer s...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 22, 2018

KDH Board holds tax budget hearing, slight mill reduction

The Kiowa District Hospital Board of Directors held a special meeting Aug. 13 at 8 a.m. for the public tax budget hearing. The purpose was for the public to voice opinions regarding the KDH proposed 2019 tax budget. No members of the public attended...

 
 By Lauren Lagos    Local    August 22, 2018

Burlington FFA Begins the Year with service projects

Much like the fourth line of the FFA motto, "Living to Serve," Burlington FFA members began their new school year with a town-wide community service project. Members met after school on Friday, Aug....

 

Person who made phone threat to Oklahoma school identified

SULPHUR, Okla. (AP) — The FBI has identified a person in California who authorities say made a threatening telephone call to the Oklahoma School for the Deaf. The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services says the school in Sulphur, about 75...

 
 By Tim Talley    Regional    August 22, 2018

Oklahoma judge resigns over accusations of abuse, oppression

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people for contempt of court has resigned, raising the possibility of litigation to recoup what attorneys said Tuesday could be thousands of...

 

Tulsa's Lee School renamed right before new school year

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa school district has renamed a school that was originally named after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The Tulsa World reports that Tulsa Public Schools on Monday approved renaming the century-old school Council Oak...

 

Recreational marijuana effort falls short in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short. Secretary of State James Williamson announced Monday that his office determined that...

 

Kansas board to review challenge to Orman candidacy Thursday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state board plans to meet Thursday to consider a challenge to independent candidate Greg Orman's right to appear on the November ballot in the Kansas governor's race. The three-member, all-Republican State Objections Board...

 

Convicted killer accused of raping 8-year-old Wichita girl

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a man who was convicted in a 1984 murder is suspected of raping an 8-year-old girl he was babysitting. KAKE-TV reports 56-year-old Clifford Cox is being held on $250,000 bond after being arrested Monday....

 

Ex-Kansas State guard Wainright pleads guilty in road rage

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas State basketball player Amaad Wainright has pleaded guilty to felony charges related to a road-rage shooting. Wainwright pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony obstructing apprehension and aiding a felon. A charge of...

 

Final votes: Kobach defeated Colyer in primary by 350 votes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A final count of all votes shows Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach defeated Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary for governor by 350 votes. Final vote totals in the razor-thin race were posted Tuesday after the last...

 

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