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Birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Oct. 6: Ray Morris, Dole Alan Justice, Cheyenne Avery Justice Oct. 7: Maxine Nixon, Gwen Wheeler, Marlee Farrows Oct. 8: Winona Hodges, Spencer Bradt, Clay Bebermeyer Oct. 9: Gray Reily Gerloff, Chantel Frei, Russ Stewart, Reuben...

 

Freedom FFA officers living to serve

Freedom FFA officers attended the 2016 Officer Leadership Training Conference Sept. 27 at the Enid Events Center. The eight state FFA officers planned and conducted this year's conference based on...

 

Freedom Public School gym floor to be repaired

The Freedom Public School Board met Thursday, Sept. 29, for a special meeting to vote on important matters of business. A small crowd was in attendance as well, to discuss the appeal of Craig Hamil's ban from school property. All current school...

 

Freedom school calendar

Friday, Oct. 7: School Pictures – senior, yearbook, PK-12 Friday, Oct. 7: 7 p.m. Mooreland Football at Tonkawa Monday, Oct. 10: Mooreland Junior High Football at home Thursday, Oct. 13: Josten’s sophomores and seniors Friday, Oct. 14: 7 p.m....

 

Holiday Happenings 2016

The Woods County OSU Extension Office will host the annual Holiday Happenings on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Women’s Building at the Woods County Fairgrounds in Alva. There is a full schedule of sessions planned that includes...

 

Woods County commissioners recognize 4-H Week

The Woods County commissioners voted unanimously to proclaim this week as OSU 4-H Week. (The proclamation is printed elsewhere in this newspaper.) Commissioner Randy McMurphy was not in attendance. Th... Full story

 

WOODS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCLAMATION

Whereas 4-H had its beginnings in rural American, it now serves youth in urban and suburban as well as rural communities and Oklahoma 4-H is open to youth between the ages of 9 and 19; and Whereas 4-H is a nationwide program led by state land-grant...

 
 By Bob Moos    Local    October 6, 2016

Time again to check your Medicare health and drug plans

*Now's the time for Oklahomans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2017. Medicare's open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your...

 

Freedom FFA students perform well at Woods County Fair livestock show

To view more photos of FFA award winners at the Woods County Fair livestock show, visit https://goo.gl/L2LT91....

 

Freedom football: Mooreland Bearcats win 46-6

To view more photos of the game, visit https://goo.gl/SNSo9R....

 

Deiter Dorner's never-ending quest for authenticity at Cafe Bonhof

Deiter Dorner has operated Cafe Bonhof for 20 years in the City of Waynoka. His passion is making the menu choices and drinks very authentic. He described his restaurant as a "Budweiser Free Zone."...

 

Mora's Named GAC Runners of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Oct. 5, 2016) – The Great American Conference announced the league's Runners of the Week for the fifth week of the cross country season. East Central University siblings Richard and Anna Mora, claimed the weekly honors. This mar...

 

Carr Named National Player of the Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 5, 2016) – Oklahoma Baptist freshman Michelle Carr is the NCCAA Women's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week, the NCCAA has announced. Carr shot her two best rounds of the year with a 77 and 75 at the OBU Fall Invite, played at...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    October 6, 2016

Bulldogs Head to Durant for Southeastern Fall Rodeo

Setting the Scene - The second rodeo on the Central Plains Region schedule is this weekend and SWOSU will compete at the Southeastern Oklahoma State Rodeo in Durant on Thursday-Saturday, October 6-8 - SWOSU finished third at their first fall rodeo,...

 

Gloria Choi Collects Second GAC Golfer of the Week Award

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Oct. 5, 2016) – Gloria Choi has been named the Great American Conference's Women's Golfer of the Week for her performance this past week in the UCO Classic on Monday and Tuesday. Choi's performance led her to a second overall in...

 

Smith earns second GAC Golfer of the Week award of fall season

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Oct. 5, 2016) – For the second time in three weeks, senior golfer Austin Smithfrom the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys golf team has been named the Great American Conference Golfer of the Week, as announced by the league office on...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    October 6, 2016

Texas native Baker Mayfield seeks 1st victory over Longhorns

NORMAN, Okla. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has a horde of trophies from his dynamic 2015 season. The Austin, Texas, native still is searching for the prize he perhaps craves most — a victory over his hometown Longhorns...

 

Oklahoma tribe lays off more than 100 health care workers

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — Officials say the Muscogee (Creek) Nation has laid off more than 100 health care workers since Friday. KTUL-TV (http://bit.ly/2deTroI ) reports that the workers are from the tribe's six clinics and the home...

 

Oklahoma City Community Foundation to distribute $8 million

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — The Oklahoma City Community Foundation plans to distribute more than $8 million in endowments to nearly 360 nonprofit organizations. Beneficiaries of the endowment include a wide range of charitable organizations...

 

3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes part of northwest Oklahoma

FAIRVIEW, Okla. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has rattled parts of northwestern Oklahoma. No damage or injuries have been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake was recorded at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday near...

 

Oklahoma energy company released from bankruptcy protection

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — An Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas producer has emerged from bankruptcy protection. SandRidge Energy Inc. was released from the protection Tuesday, shedding $3.7 billion of debt in its reorganization, The...

 
 By John Hanna    Regional    October 6, 2016

Kansas Senate GOP hopefuls craft platform, woo angry voters

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — Republican leader Susan Wagle and other GOP candidates for Kansas Senate outlined a broad campaign platform Wednesday aimed at cooling voters' anger with state government and Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, although...

 

Native American mascots popular in Kansas high schools

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — Native American mascots are popular among Kansas high schools even as a national debate rages over whether they should be eliminated. Fourteen of them use "Indians," making it the fourth most popular mascot in t...

 

Man gets life in slaying of Kansas bride on her wedding day

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, Oct. 5, 2016) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of a Kansas bride as she left her reception in her wedding gown. Thirty-nine-year-old Thomas Earl Brown Jr. of Topeka was sentenced Tuesday for...

 

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