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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 log

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:59 a.m. Cherokee Manor advises a resident left around 2 p.m. and never came back. He has no family in the area. This is the first time he never has returned. Advised the subject was 61-year-old male. Advised he left on...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

August 15, 2017 Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from south Cherry to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to St. Francis in Wichita. Krista K. Dawson,...

 

Tougher cell phone and electronic communication rules of BJCC

The Department of Corrections has published updated rules on bringing cell phones or other devices capable of communications within a state penal institution or other secure place where prisoners are located. The release stated policies have to be...

 

Freedom Schools underway on Monday

The Freedom School calendar is usually configured for school to begin after the completion of the annual Freedom Rodeo. That event wound up this past Saturday and school started on Monday. Many students and faculty help out at the rodeo. The board...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 23, 2017

KDH Board holds public hearing for proposed 2018 Tax Budget

The Kiowa District Hospital Board of Directors held their annual Tax Budget Hearing (a special meeting) Aug. 10. Board President Pat Myers called the meeting to order with three members present: Miranda Allen, Jim Parker and Chantae Simpson. Board...

 

Motorist reports possible intoxicated driver

A motorist reported a possible intoxicated driver in the very early hours of Saturday, Aug. 12, in Alfalfa County. Deputy T.J. Rockenbach was sent to check on the vehicle and occupants. The witness reported the vehicle was swerving from side to side...

 

Local FFA members awarded National American FFA Degree

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education....

 

October is Walktober in Afalfa County

Those who live or work in Alfalfa County are eligible to participate in Walktober, a walking competition set for the month of October. Walktober’s purpose is get people of all ages in Alfalfa County up and moving. Participants keep track of their...

 

Unruh-Schanbacher upcoming wedding

Laneta Unruh of Cherokee and Roger and Tania Unruh of Drummond are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jess Unruh, to Landon Schanbacher, son of Rocky and Michele Schanbacher of...

 

Woods County commissioners approve courthouse lawn use for Homecoming

Each event that occurs on the county courthouse property must be approved by the commissioners. Standards – such as what can be brought onto the property and what restroom facilities will be available, along with needs for water or electricity ...

 

LEONA DEE STONEHOCKER

Funeral services for Leona Dee Stonehocker will be at 10 a.m.,Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at the Carmen Christian Church with Rev. Kirk Board officiating. Interment will be in the Carmen City...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 816, Page 220: Ken Lee Lambert and Eva J. Lambert; convey unto Ken L. Lambert and Eva J. Lambert, Trustees of the Ken L. Lambert and Eva J. Lambert Revocable Living Trust. The NW/4 of 16-24-12. Quitclaim Deed. Book 816, Pag...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 23, 2017

Plan on traditional Labor Day Weekend in Kiowa

School is starting and the end of August is almost here. That's means it's almost time for traditional Labor Day weekend activities in Kiowa, Kansas. This year Kiowa's Chamber of Commerce has planned a City-Wide Garage Sale and Flea Market for...

 

Lynn Says

The Stand for the Silent Organization has created a list of 55,000 children that have taken their lives in the last 7 years due to being bullied. To break that down – that is 8,000 per year, or 22...

 
 By Dru Bryant    Local    August 23, 2017

Timberlake FFA members Slip and Slide into a new school year

On the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 16, members of the Timberlake FFA chapter held their first meeting of the year. The officers conducted an official business meeting to take an official vote for the...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 23, 2017

Rectors host a Japanese 4-Her

Two girls who look as different as night and day: Sterling Rector of Kiowa is blonde and fair-skinned. Her new friend, Chiho, has dark brown eyes and hair to match. But they both flash big smiles as t...

 

Waynoka students participate in solar eclipse

Waynoka Public Schools had been preparing for the solar eclipse for over a week. Mr. Meriwether, principal of Waynoka Public Schools, felt this event had the ability to have important impact on his...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    August 23, 2017

Alva siblings start as Iron Kids, as adults are National Triathlon Champs

Ryan and Sarah Bickerstaff grew up in Alva, and were known as the kids who excelled in many things, especially in the Iron Kids Triathlon competitions. Their parents are Alva CPA Henry and Harriett...

 

Suspect says imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — An extremist cell was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed 15 people in northeastern Spain told a judge Tuesday, according to a judicial...

 

Tillerson says US could punish Pakistan if no cooperation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take...

 

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