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Alfalfa County court filings

Civil Filings Dennis Wade and Dorothy Wade vs. D. Wade construction and Curtis A. Milburn: quiet title ($174.14) Small Civil Filings Anthony Evans, Cherokee, vs. Danny Dowell: small claims ($108). Pettit’s House of Carpet vs. Sarah Theresa...

 

Divorce Filings

Jason Ray Lamb, Helena and Tammy Sue Lamb, Spiro: divorce ($272.14)....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 During this day there were two traffic stops. 1:30 a.m. – Medic needed for a teenager having severe pains in her stomach. Medic with patient en route to Share Medical Center in Alva. 11:48 a.m. – Medic needed for a...

 

Kiowa's 81st Annual Labor Day Celebration scaled back due to COVID, about 300 still enjoy

All the ham and beans disappeared at the traditional Free Ham and Bean Feed at Kiowa during the 81st Annual Labor Day Celebration. One of the bean chefs, Roger Robison, said they reduced the amount...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office logs

August 24, 2020 Medicine Lodge Police Department (MLPD) and Barber County Sheriff’s office (BASO) assisted a funeral escort. Kiowa Police Department (KWPD) performed a VIN inspection. MLPD responded to a structure fire on N. Main Street. BASO...

 

Alfalfa County signs certification for Cares Act federal funding

All three Alfalfa County commissioners were present Monday morning for their weekly meeting. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall were joined by county clerk Laneta Unruh and administrative assis...

 

Former Kiowan Marion Williams electrocuted at Kingman home

Marion Williams, 57, was a Kingman County (Kansas) deputy sheriff. The sheriff there confirmed to the Newsgram Tuesday that Williams was electrocuted and died while off-duty Monday (Labor Day)...

 

Deb Kolb named grant coordinator for Barber County United (BCU)

There is a push to make the nation and state healthier, community by community. Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) of Kansas selected the Barber County United (BCU) organization, along with 23 other...

 

Alleged stabbing in Hardtner, no info available from officials

There are reports from locals in Hardtner, Kansas, that a stabbing occurred there Sunday. Locals say a man was arrested for stabbing a woman and is in jail. The Newsgram has been unable to confirm that information. When contacted Tuesday morning...

 

South Barber FFA officers attend retreat

Before the school year officially kicked off, the South Barber FFA officer team spent some time together planning for the upcoming year. In late July right after the county fair wrapped up, the team...

 

DANIEL 'DANNY' IVAN DURHAM

Daniel (Danny) Ivan Durham went home to his Lord on August 18, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on October 3, 1958, to Duane Ivan Durham and Carolyn Faye Smith in Alva, Oklahoma. He grew up on the family farm in Aline, Oklahoma. He met the love...

 

Mary Lorie (Behel) Swander

Mary Lorie (Behel) Swander, 91, formerly Olathe, Kansas, died September 4, 2020. Visitation will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with services at 5:30 p.m. on September 11, 2020, at Advent Lutheran Church, Olathe, Kansas. Burial will be held on September 12,...

 

MERLIN DEE OVERTON

Funeral services for Merlin Dee Overton were 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the Alva First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Rev. Ron Pingelton and Pastor Drew Kirtley officiating....

 

RICHARD LEE 'RICK' LAWSON

Richard Lee “Rick” Lawson went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 3, 2020, at the age of 60. Richard was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 16, 1960, to Fred Russell Lawson and Mary Frances Lawson. Rick graduated...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments We can't afford for you to not fill out the census

I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone to please fill out the census. Federal money follows census counts. If we don’t get an accurate count of where our people live, we lose money to other counties and other states. We cannot afford to let t...

 

Estee Lauder is calling, or not

Working alone in the office on a quiet noon hour, I was interrupted by a phone call. Glancing at the caller ID, I was startled to see “Estee Lauder.” Why would the longtime cosmetic company be...

 

The Latest: Baylor postpones opener because of virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Baylor is the third Big 12 team that has had to postpone its scheduled season opener this week because of the coronavirus. The Bears were supposed to open at home S...

 

Latest Garmin® Fantom Series Boosts Its Market-Leading Power for Solid-State Marine Radars

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 8, 2020-- Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the world's leading marine electronics manufacturer 1, today announced the GMR Fantom ™ 254/256 open-array radars delivering 250W of...

 

Police: Topeka man who demanded ride at gunpoint killed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man who demanded a ride at gunpoint was shot and killed by the man he was threatening, police in Kansas said. The shooting happened early Sunday morning in the parking lot of a west Topeka apartment complex, the...

 

Some technology issues as more Kansas schools begin classes

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Students and teachers facing an already challenging new school year dealt with technology issues as more Kansas school districts reopened Tuesday with many students working online. In Olathe, service was interrupted Tuesday...

 

Oklahoma prison inmate being treated for COVID-19 dies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma state prison inmate being treated for the illness caused by the coronavirus has died, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said. The inmate at the Eddie Warrior Correctional Center in Taft died Saturday at a...

 

Deputy Education Commissioner Dennis retiring after 53 years

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Dale Dennis, who has served 53 years in the Kansas State Department of Education, will retire effective Sept. 30, state officials announced Tuesday. Dennis joined the education department in 1967 and was named deputy commissione...

 

Protecting half of the planet is the best way to fight climate change and biodiversity loss – we've mapped the key places to do it

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Greg Asner, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and...

 

Female politicians in Oklahoma subject to sexism, threats

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma women in local government have received sexist remarks, threats and harassment during recent months, according to a newspaper report. Critics have resorted to name-calling and made comments about elected officials'...

 

Tech's sudden sell-off continues; Nasdaq sinks 10% in 3 days

NEW YORK (AP) — Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus-like flight path for companies that just a week ago were the high-flyers carrying Wall Street to record heights. The S&P 500 fell 95.12, or 2.8%, to 3,331.84 and...

 

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