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Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor is laid to rest, at last

CHICAGO (AP) — A 21-year-old sailor was laid to rest Tuesday following a decades-long effort to identify remains pulled from Pearl Harbor, more than 80 years after he was killed in the attack that propelled the United States into World War II. Memb...

 

Senate Review

While there is always work that continues at the Capitol during the interim, this year is particularly busy. Oklahoma received nearly $1.9 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) pandemic relief funds. The Joint Committee on Pandemic Relief Fundin...

 

Slow down and enjoy the county fair

The Woods County Fair was held last week. I made a couple of quick trips to the fairgrounds to take some photos, but regret I didn’t have time to stay longer. The county fair is the kind of entertai...

 

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 real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 882 page 461: James E. Coy and Judy A. Coy, and Kristina Blaylock and Troy Blaylock convey unto Carrie Winfield. All of lots 5, 6 and 7 in block 28 in the Original Town of Helena, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. Quit claim deed....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff logs

Monday, September 5, 2022 8:05 a.m. – Welfare check needed on a male. The person called shortly after and advised he was okay. 8:32 a.m. – Medic needed in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania for a female with chest pains. No transport needed. 3:36...

 

Alfalfa County commissioners terminate employment of emergency manager

At this Monday's Alfalfa County commissioner meeting, Jay Hague motioned to enter into an executive session in which the other two commissioners – Mike Roach and Marvin Woodall – said aye. The session was to discuss the employment of the...

 

Alabama wants executions by nitrogen hypoxia: What is it?

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama told a federal judge that it could soon be ready to use a new, untried execution method called nitrogen hypoxia to carry out a death sentence. The disclosure came Monday at a court hearing over inmate Alan Miller's...

 

Wichita decriminalizes marijuana possession, fentanyl strips

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita City Council on Tuesday voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and fentanyl test strips in the state's largest city. The move would eliminate between 750 and 850 prosecutions a year from...

 

Rabies alert issued over raccoon taken into North Dakota bar

MADDOCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman walked into a North Dakota bar carrying a raccoon, leading health officials to warn those who had contact with the animal about possible rabies exposure. Bartender Cindy Smith said she was serving drinks at the Maddock...

 

Final preparations underway for procession of queen's coffin

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's coffin will leave Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday as it is taken amid somber pageantry on a horse-drawn gun carriage past crowds of mourners to the Houses of Parliament, where the late monarch will...

 

TikTok search results riddled with misinformation: Report

TikTok may be the platform of choice for catchy videos, but anyone using it to learn about COVID-19, climate change or Russia's invasion of Ukraine is likely to encounter misleading information, according to a research report published Wednesday. Res...

 

US futures rebound slightly after Tuesday's rout

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. futures rebounded slightly Wednesday after ominous inflation data led to the biggest single-day market rout in more than two years. Futures for the Dow Jones industrials inched up 0.1% while futures for the S&P rose 0.2%. Asian...

 

Devastated Ukrainian village emerges from Russian occupation

HRAKOVE, Ukraine (AP) — There's not much left of Hrakove. Its houses and shops lie in ruins, its school is a bombed-out hull. The church is scarred by rockets and shells, but the golden dome above its blasted belfry still gleams in the fading autum...

 

Driven by consumers, US inflation grows more persistent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. inflation is showing signs of entering a more stubborn phase that will likely require drastic action by the Federal Reserve, a shift that has panicked financial markets and heightens the risks of a recession. Some of the...

 

Package explodes on Boston campus; 1 injured, FBI involved

BOSTON (AP) — A package exploded on the campus of Northeastern University in Boston late Tuesday, and the college said a staff member suffered minor injuries. Authorities said another suspicious package was found near a prominent art museum and...

 

Ancient skeleton found in Mexico cave threatened by train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A prehistoric human skeleton has been found in a cave system that was flooded at the end of the last ice age 8,000 years ago, according to a cave-diving archaeologist on Mexico's Caribbean coast. Archaeologist Octavio del Rio sai...

 

MyPillow exec Lindell says FBI agents seized his cellphone

WASHINGTON (AP) — MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell said Tuesday that federal agents seized his cellphone and questioned him about a Colorado clerk who has been charged in what prosecutors say was a "deceptive scheme" to breach voting system...

 

LOUISE KAY TALLEY CREASEY

Louise Kay Talley Creasey went home to be with her Lord on September 10, 2022, at home surrounded by family and friends who loved her dearly. She was born on February 1, 1941 to Wesley Oliver and...

 

HELEN JUNE TIDWELL HARBAUGH

Helen June Tidwell Harbaugh was born on June 24, 1927, to William Lawrence Tidwell and Helen Mae Shafer Tidwell at Kiowa, Kansas. She was the only girl in the family and the fifth child. She had five...

 

Woods County ready to proceed on use of ARPA fund

The Woods County Board of Commissioners have several projects in mind to use ARPA funds for county infrastructure. They are getting ready to move forward on those projects and approved a motion indicating they will do so. This was mainly to let the... Full story

 

Waynoka school board hears of students' kindness, achievements

All members were present at the Waynoka Board of Education regular meeting Monday morning. Also present were Superintendent Scott Cline, J.H./H.S. Principal Ronnie Nix, Elementary Principal Pat Burrow and Minutes Clerk Lori Adair. The board quickly...

 

Kiowa's 37th Annual Labor Day 5K Race overall winners

Last week in the Newsgram, the top two men and women winners of Kiowa's Labor Day 5K Race were featured with their pictures. The following list includes those winners and all the runners who placed in... Full story

 

One teacher, two non-certified staff hired for Alva Public Schools

Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Alva Board of Education hired a new teacher and two non-certified staff members. Board President Jane McDermott presided with board members Karen Koehn, Larry Parker and... Full story

 

South Barber hires three, says no to golf at this time, recognizes retired teachers

The South Barber USD 255 Board of Education held a near three-hour meeting Monday night with a full agenda. As the meeting began, Superintendent Dr. Mylo Miller had invited and gave special... Full story

 

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