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 By Bob Moos    Local    October 4, 2018

Time again to shop for the best Medicare deal

Now’s the time for Oklahomans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2019. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To Oct. 4: Crystal Wares, Victor Powers, Denise Province, Linda Kurz Oct. 5: Pake Carlson, Rita Coulter, Terry Christopher, Joey Frei Oct. 6: Ray Morris, Cole Alan Justice, Cheyenne Avery Justice Oct. 7: Maxine Nixon, Gwen Wheeler,...

 

Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Oct. 11: Mr. & Mrs. Rod Bradt Oct. 13: Mr. & Mrs. Kenny Smith, Mr. & Mrs. David West Oct. 20: Mr. & Mrs. Ty Ferguson (Note: Send corrections, additions to: [email protected] or call 800-305-2111)...

 

Ky Luddington ranked fifth in Angus registrations in state

Ky Layne Luddington, Freedom, ranked as fifth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Oklahoma with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2018, which ended Sept. 30, according to Allen Moczygemba, the association's chief...

 

2018 state question analysis

Five state questions will appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Legislative referendums are placed on the ballot by the Oklahoma Legislature. Initiative petitions are placed on the ballot by gathering signatures from citizens. Each question...

 

County Excise Board approves budgets, meeting dates

The Woods County Excise Board met Wednesday morning in a special meeting to approve budgets and their meeting schedule for next year. Present were Bob Seivert, Joe Shirley and Chris Olson. The board approved the following list of month... Full story

 

Two county properties change to tax exempt

The Woods County Tax Roll Board held a short meeting Wednesday morning. Members Bob Seivert and Renetta Benson were present. Randy McMurphy was absent. Benson, who is the county assessor, presented two properties to be designated as tax exempt. The... Full story

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 4, 2018

Men's Soccer: Bison Knock Off SNU in 2OT, 2-1

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist snapped its 10-game losing streak and hopped right back into the Great American Conference men's soccer race with a 2-1 double-overtime win over front-running Southern Nazarene Tuesday on OBU's Senior Night. Alejandro Cas...

 

Men's Soccer: SNU Loses Heartbreaker in Double OT

SHAWNEE, Okla. — In a quest to win three straight Great American Conference games for the first time in school history, Southern Nazarene lost a heartbreaker in double-overtime 2-1 to rival Oklahoma Baptist on Tuesday night. The Crimson Storm...

 
 By James Hill    Sports    October 4, 2018

Volleyball: Lions Inch Past Storm

BETHANY - The Southern Nazarene went toe-to-toe with Heartland Conference power Arkansas-Fort Smith as the two squads battled to a fifth set, but ultimately it was the Lions who escaped The Sawyer Center with a victory on Tuesday evening, winning a t...

 
 By SWOSU Sports    Sports    October 4, 2018

Chloe Thackeray Claims GAC Golfer of the Week Honor

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – After claiming the individual medalist honor at the UCO Classic, SWOSU senior Chloe Thackeray has been named the Great American Conference Golfer of the Week. The award was announced Wednesday afternoon by the league office....

 

ATU's Aubre Gilreath named GAC Women's Runner of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Aubre Gilreath has been named the Great American Conference Women's Runner of the Week after winning the Arkansas Tech Invitational last Saturday, the league office announced Wednesday. The sophomore from Rogers, Ark. posted her...

 

Northwestern Oklahoma upends UAM volleyball

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Visiting Northeastern Oklahoma defeated the Arkansas-Monticello volleyball team in four sets. The loss puts UAM's record at 2-19 on the year with an 0-6 mark in Great American Conference play. The Rangers stand at 15-7 overall...

 

Lady Bison Soccer Runs Past Ouachita Baptist 6-1

SEARCY – The Harding women's soccer team defeated Ouachita Baptist 6-1 Tuesday in Great American Conference action on a humid night. Five different players scored for Harding. The Lady Bisons improve to 3-6-1 on the season and 3-2-0 in the GAC....

 

Men's Soccer: Ouachita Bounce Bison 4-1

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Ouachita men's soccer team picked up a convincing 4-1 victory over Harding on Tuesday afternoon at Kluck Field. A barrage of shots rained down upon the Harding (6-3-1, 1-2 GAC) goalkeeper as Ouachita (4-4-1, 2-1 GAC) had...

 

Volleyball: Bermudez, Wright lead offensive attack for Muleriders in straight sets victory on the road at Central Baptist

CONWAY, Ark. – Freshmen Abby Bermudez and Ciarra Wright each delivered eight kills and posted the top two individual hitting percentages by a Mulerider this season as Southern Arkansas attacked at a season-best .329 in a three-set win (25-15,...

 

Walkout teachers now in a drive to win US statehouse posts

Last September, school speech therapist Kathy Hoffman was settling into the new academic year, working with youngsters in her small classroom behind a playground at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School in a blue-collar neighborhood outside Phoenix. This...

 

Backstreet Boys cancel Oklahoma show where fans were hurt

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — The Backstreet Boys won't be rescheduling an Oklahoma concert that was postponed after fans were hurt when a storm damaged the venue where the band was supposed to perform. Band members announced Wednesday on Facebook...

 

Tulsa mayor to look for mass graves from 1921 race massacre

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The mayor of Tulsa says he plans to re-examine whether mass graves hold remains of those killed in one of the nation's worst race massacres nearly 100 years ago . Estimates of those slain in the 1921 Tulsa race massacre range...

 

Oklahoma State reports secondary NCAA violations

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State athletics has reported several secondary NCAA violations during the past year. The Oklahoman reports that a football player received $65 to place a female student and her friend on the pass list for last...

 

Oklahoma escape captured in Missouri after manhunt

NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have captured an escaped Oklahoma prisoner who wrecked a stolen truck in Missouri before fleeing on foot. The Newton County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Walter Blount was arrested Wednesday morning....

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    October 4, 2018

Martina McBride comes home for Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty

When country music legend Martina McBride returns home to Sharon, Kansas, it's very low key. When she was spotted at the Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty, the following sweet moment happened as written by... Full story

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    October 4, 2018

History comes to life in amphitheater near Medicine Lodge

The entire Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty weekend centers around the signing of that historical document. Kansas' own Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty Pageant commemorates the great Peace... Full story

 

Officials after Okla. electrocution find posts not grounded

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials say inspections conducted following the electrocution of a man who fell into a canal in Oklahoma City's downtown entertainment district reveal that lamp posts along the canal are not grounded. City Parks Director...

 

Kansas man admits importing endangered leopards cats

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An Olathe man has admitted importing endangered leopard cats. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year-old Lawrence Payne pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Endangered Species Act. The leopard cat is a small wild...

 

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