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Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Sept. 15: Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Wares Sept. 16: Mr. & Mrs. Reuben Koehn Sept. 22: Mr. & Mrs. C.R. Nixon Sept. 25: Mr. & Mrs. Wade Walker (Note: Send corrections, additions to: [email protected] or call 800-...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To Sept. 5: Gary Bradt, Savanna Wares, Ron Isenbart, Randy Lile, Lindsay Bixler Sept. 6: Connie Brown Sept. 7: Dallas Smith Sept. 8: Kari Woodall, Dustin Smith, Kimberly Hughes, John Garinger Sept. 10: Kirt Province, Tonya Burnham,...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, Sept. 1, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Invocation by Pastor Todd Call to Worship: Psalm 117 led by Dixie Stansberry Opening Hymn: “Victory In Jesus” Affirmation of Faith...

 

Freedom 4-H officers elected

At the first Freedom 4-H meeting, 4-H officers were elected. This year's officer slate will be President TamLynn Link, Vice President Shay Wilson and Secretary Domynik Link, with music leaders Reagan...

 

Grant award to transform school library

The Freedom Public School Library was given $30,411 in federal funds to update, enhance and change the school’s library into an updated learning center. Shelly Province, FPS librarian and writer of the grant, is excited for the purposed changes....

 

ECU Men's Cross Country Picked to Repeat as GAC Champions

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The East Central University men's cross country team has been selected first in the Great American Conference Men's Cross Country Preseason Poll, as voted on by the league's head coaches. The Tigers earned five of the six...

 

Women's Soccer: OBU Hosts Ichabods, Patriots to Start Season

SHAWNEE – The Oklahoma Baptist women's soccer team opens up the 2019 season with a pair of home matches at the OBU Soccer Complex. The Bison play host to Washburn on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. before turning around for a 12 p.m. tilt on Saturday,...

 

Harding Women's Golf Posts Best Score Since 2012 at Central Region Fall Preview

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – One day after shooting the eighth-best round in program history, Harding women's golf shot 305 in the second round of the Central Region Fall Preview, the fifth-best round in program history. Harding shot 613 in the 36-hole...

 

2 University of Texas students from India drown in Oklahoma

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two University of Texas students from India drowned at a popular tourist destination in Oklahoma. Davis Police say the foreign exchange students died Tuesday at Turner Falls, near Davis. One of them was...

 

Man sentenced in death of Oklahoma man in Kansas

COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — A 23-year-old man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for the death of an Oklahoma man. Ty Bohlander was sentenced Tuesday to 59 months in prison in the death of 64-year-old James McFarland of Tulsa, whose body was...

 

Concerns reported to Kansas agency before toddler's death

Kansas child welfare officials say they received repeated reports about a Wichita toddler before he was found dead in a motel of a methadone overdose in the latest high-profile tragedy involving the agency responsible for overseeing young children....

 

Kansas treasurer drops Senate bid to challenge Rep. Watkins

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Republican state treasurer on Wednesday abandoned a campaign for an open Senate seat to challenge a GOP freshman congressman that he describes as vulnerable to Democratic defeat. Treasurer Jake LaTurner's announcement...

 

Florida man parks Smart car in kitchen so it won't blow away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It started as a light-hearted challenge between a Florida couple, can a Smart car fit into their kitchen? The answer: Yes it can. Patrick Eldridge parked his smart car in his kitchen to protect it from Hurricane Dorian...

 

Michigan to become 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." The...

 

Democratic candidates focus on climate change in town halls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic presidential contenders talked tough Wednesday on cutting climate-damaging emissions from oil, gas and coal, turning their focus to global warming in a marathon evening of town halls that gave the candidates a...

 

Probe to find cause of boat fire could lead to criminal case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The captain and crew who leapt from a burning dive boat off Southern California saved themselves as 34 people perished below deck. Whether their escape from the Conception before dawn Monday was the only viable option, an act of...

 

US judge: Terror watchlist violates constitutional rights

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government's watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling from U.S. District...

 

Hong Kong withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdrew the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters' demands in the hope of ending the increasingly violent unrest. But activists rejected Wednesday's...

 

Hurricane death toll climbs to 20 in devastated Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The ground crunched under Greg Alem's feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered beam of wood and pointed to the fallen trees, overcome by memories....

 

Oregon death is 2nd linked to vaping, 1st tied to pot shop

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials in Oregon said Wednesday that a person who recently died of a severe respiratory illness had used an electronic cigarette containing marijuana oil from a legal dispensary, the second death linked to...

 

YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids' privacy law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations its YouTube video service collected personal data on children without their parents' consent. The company agreed to work with video creators to label material aimed at kids and...

 

The Latest: Texas executes man for killing 2 women

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate (all times local): 6:50 p.m. A Texas death row inmate has been executed for fatally stabbing an 89-year-old woman and her daughter more than 16 years ago after...

 

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