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Oklahoma officers fatally shoot man after slow-speed pursuit

WEATHERFORD, Okla. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a man by a law enforcement officer in western Oklahoma is under investigation by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Police in Weatherford asked the OSBI for assistance in the shooting death...

 

Big 12 teams finding identities as conference play looms

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas has managed to forge an identity for itself through its first three games — all wins, surprisingly enough — as an offensive-minded team capable of putting up big points without necessarily throwing the ball all...

 

Officials: Kansas deputy used Taser on child with autism

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state law enforcement oversight board reprimanded a Kansas sheriff's deputy who used his Taser on a 12-year-old boy with autism while the boy was handcuffed and hogtied in the deputy's vehicle. However, the Kansas Commission o...

 

Kansas man sentenced for performing illegal autopsies

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who admitted running an illegal autopsy scheme has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for wire fraud. Shawn Parcells, 42, who lived in Topeka and Leawood, was sentenced Monday in federal court to one...

 

Judge tosses most charges against Kansas researcher

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out three of four convictions against a Kansas researcher accused of illegally concealing work he was doing at a Chinese university while working at the University of Kansas, leaving only a conviction for making a fal...

 

'Our world is in peril': At UN, leaders push for solutions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world's problems seized the spotlight Tuesday as the U.N. General Assembly's yearly meeting of world leaders opened with dire assessments of a planet beset by escalating crises and conflicts that an aging international...

 

New bivalent boosters for Covid-19 offer better protection

When the Covid-19 vaccine clinics were offered in Alva, I was there the first day to get immunized. I don’t have time to be sick. I am the only one who knows how to do several things at the...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

The governor last week issued an executive order to release up to $3 million for drought relief to farmers and ranchers in Western Oklahoma and other parts of the state that qualify. The funds were moved from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board into...

 

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

Book 883 page 1: Rockne Shelite and Laurie Shelite, and Milton L. Rooks Jr. and Connie Rooks convey unto Diel Properties Oklahoma LLC. Lots 1 and 2 and the east half of the northwest quarter of section 19, township 29 north, range 11, WIM, Alfalfa...

 

Alfalfa County awards bid for new pickup

The meeting for the Alfalfa County commissioners was relatively brief, as the three men spent most of the time signing large stacks of paperwork. First, Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall approved the usual items: M&O payment warrants, blanket...

 

Kiowa City Council hears about projected cost reductions with solar panel farm

Kiowa's City Council September meeting lasted about four hours. Near two hours of that meeting was a presentation about a solar panel farm. That is the subject of this article. Greg Wright with Priority Power, a Texas-based company, returned for the...

 

8th Annual Jeans and Gems fundraising evening raises $62,000 – best ever

Oh what a night! The 8th Annual Jeans and Gems fundraiser brought in $62,000 the evening of Sept. 10. The event is put on by the Friends of the Kiowa District Hospital and Manor Foundation. Judy...

 

Bob and Grace Hays Charitable Giving Fund gives $50,000 at Jeans and Gems

At the end of the Friends of Kiowa District Hospital and Manor Foundation's 7th Annual Jeans and Gems fundraising auction they had a surprise announcement. Foundation President Judy Schrock welcomed D...

 

Freedom's Junior/Senior Trip dates set for May 10-17

The Freedom School Board met for a relatively brief and routine meeting Monday evening. All members, except Russell Reed, were present. Student Activities Dates have been set for the Junior/Senior trip days: May 10 to May 17, 2023. The board...

 

Cherokee School Board impressed by FCCLA

When the Cherokee School Board metTuesday evening, Sept. 13, they found themselves flanked by a line of red-coated young women. The FCCLA advisor rose to brag on these "star students," as she called...

 

Kiowa District Hospital childcare license increased

No one from the public appeared at the Kiowa District Hospital 2023 Tax Budget Hearing. It was held at 6:15 p.m., prior to the regular board of directors Aug. 30 meeting. With no public comment about the proposed budget, the board accepted the mill...

 

Medicine Lodge man dies in head-on crash with high speed chase driver

Terrill W. Underwood, 70 of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, was killed last Wednesday, Sept. 14, in an intentional head-on two-car crash, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper who worked the accident. It happened just before 10 a.m. on Highway 281...

 
 By Breya Beck    Local    September 21, 2022

Read an Accurate Ag Book Week

Waynoka FFA members read books to Waynoka Elementary School students to celebrate Read an Accurate Ag Book Week. FFA members reading to pre-K, kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 6th grade students...

 

VERNON ALTON LOGSDON

Memorial services will be Friday, September 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel with grandson, Bert Carnes officiating. Burial will follow in IOOF Cemetery, Avard, Oklahoma. Online...

 

MILDRED GALE (DAUGHHETEE) FRIEDEN

Mildred Gale Frieden (Daughhetee), daughter of Dan Daughhetee and Mary McWilliams Daughhetee, was born July 16, 1926, on a farm near Capron, Oklahoma, and departed this life September 14, 2022, at...

 

LORENE RAY JOHNSON

Lorene Raye Johnson was born March 16, 1928, to Harry B. and Daisy M. Miller. She died September 16, 2022, at the Community Health Center in Wakita. Lorene grew up on the farm with her bother, Howard...

 

LOIS EDNA KASSIK

Memorial services for Lois Kassik were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Marshall Funeral Chapel with Pastor Chris Ruwaldt officiating. A private interment was held prior to the service under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of...

 

DAVID OWEN WEBSTER

Memorial graveside services for David Webster will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Carmen City Cemetery. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Wentworth Mortuary, LLC, of Carmen....

 

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