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Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Oct. 26: Tommy Bradt, Maxine Tinker Oct. 27: Allyson Wimmer Oct. 28: Dennis Schroeder, Deb London, Matthew Bixler, Betsy Williams Oct. 30: Monte Wilson, Cindy Reed Oct. 31: Gene Vogt, Jack Bowers, Megan Walker Nov. 1: Eric Smith,...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Oct. 22, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Call to Worship led by Julie Russell Hymn “His Name is Wonderful” led by Debra Brown, song leader Opening Prayer led by Shirley...

 

Career, internship fair opportunity set for job seekers Oct. 30

Employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending the Fall 2017 Career and Internship Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva on Monday, Oct. 30, in the Student Center Ranger Room from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m...

 

Proper tool storage now will save time next spring

STILLWATER – There is still time to get some gardening done before winter hits, but it’s not too early to think about how you plan to store your tools and equipment. Proper maintenance of garden tools this winter will help ensure they all are in...

 

Mary Shklar named Miss Tulsa State Fair

"And your new Miss Tulsa State Fair is ... contestant No. 14, Mary Shklar!" Those were the words of Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Miss Tulsa State Fair Scholarship Pageant that...

 
 By Paul Monies    Local    October 26, 2017

State Health Department faces unexplained cash crisis

The effort comes as the department has ordered furloughs of some employees and called in State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones for a special audit of its finances. Earlier this week, the department...

 

Volleyball Falls in Final Non-Conference Match of Season

ADA – The East Central University volleyball team dropped a 3-0 (14-25, 18-25, 17-25) decision to Arkansas-Fort Smith in a non-conference match at the Kerr Activities Center. Photo Gallery The Tigers (7-19) were paced by freshman Audra Jonas and...

 

Bison End Storm's Streak

OBU snaps SNU's two game winning streak in a 3-0 win SHAWNEE, Okla. — Oklahoma Baptist ended Southern Nazarene's two-game wining streak with a 3-0 win at home Tuesday night. The Bison (7-7-1, 3-3-0 GAC) fired 26 shots for the match, compared to 14...

 

Aggies hold on for sweep over SNU

LAWTON, Okla. — Cameron had 10 blocks and hit .307 while holding Southern Nazarene to a .081 clip as SNU fell 3-0 (25-17, 30-28, 25-13) Tuesday night in a non-conference match. Bailee Turang had a match-high 10 kills and two blocks for the Crimson...

 

Mason Banger Named GAC Golfer of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced its Golfer of the Week awards for the eighth week of the fall season. Southern Arkansas' Helle Leed claimed the Women's honor and Harding's Mason Banger earned the Men's award. GAC...

 

Christian Ramos Named GAC Defensive Player of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the league's Players of the Week for the eighth week of the men's soccer season. Oklahoma Baptist's David Estrada won the Offensive award; Harding's Christian Ramos earned the Defensive...

 

Women's Soccer Gets Road Win at Ouachita Baptist

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Harding women's soccer team defeated Ouachita Baptist 6-3 Tuesday in Great American Conference action. Harding improves to 6-8-3 overall and 5-5-1 in the GAC Ouachita Baptist falls to 3-11-1 overall and 3-8-0 in the GAC. It...

 
 By Jordan Argo    Sports    October 26, 2017

Tiger Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Ouachita Baptist volleyball team (15-9) swept its competition Tuesday in a tri-match hosted by the Tigers. Ouachita defeated Williams Baptist (9-20) 25-9, 25-17 and 25-14 and Central Baptist (9-18) 25-10, 25-6 and 25-17....

 

Leed earns second GAC Women's Golfer of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Southern Arkansas senior women's golfer Helle Leed has been named as the Great American Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for the second time this year as it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. In receiving...

 

Trump says Clinton team funding for Russia info 'a disgrace'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans latched onto revelations tying Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign to a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, saying Wednesday it was a "disgrace" that Democrats had hel...

 

Premiums rising 34 percent for most popular health plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study Wednesday that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers. Window-shopping on...

 

On JFK documents, Trump squeezed over disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is caught in a push-pull on new details of John F. Kennedy's assassination, jammed between students of the killing who want every scrap of information and intelligence agencies that are said to be...

 

Trump, GOP at odds over using 401(k)s to pay for tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republicans were at odds on Wednesday over changing the 401(k) retirement program to help finance tax cuts, with the president insisting the middle-class favorite will remain untouched and lawmakers...

 

No GOP dam break: Senators rally behind Trump and his agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no dam break of Republican rancor against Donald Trump on Wednesday, a day after a pair of the party's prominent senators denounced their president and invited colleagues to join them. Instead, most GOP lawmakers...

 

Fats Domino stirred New Orleans flavor into rock 'n' roll

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In appearance, Fats Domino wasn't a typical teen idol. He stood 5-feet-5 and weighed more than 200 pounds, with a wide, boyish smile and a haircut as flat as an album cover. But Domino sold more than 110 million records, with...

 

Fats Domino dies at 89; gave rock music a New Orleans flavor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with...

 

AP Explains: What could be in the long-secret JFK files?

BOSTON (AP) — For decades, the existence of secret government files linked to President John F. Kennedy's assassination has helped fuel conspiracy theories that others besides Lee Harvey Oswald were involved in his murder. Now the public is going...

 

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner: traceable turkeys

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Turkey farmer Darrell Glaser buys his Thanksgiving bird at the local grocery store, just like most folks. But this Thanksgiving season, the Texas producer will be able to find out where the Honeysuckle White turkey he puts into...

 

House approves legislation to thwart Hezbollah's cash flow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday to block the flow of illicit money to Iran-backed Hezbollah militants and to sanction the group for using civilians as human shields as lawmakers took aim at what they called...

 

Not at home? Amazon wants to come in and drop off packages

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't want Amazon boxes sitting on the porch? The company hopes you'll let a stranger inside to drop them off. Amazon said Wednesday it'll launch a service called Amazon Key next month that will let people allow the door to be unloc...

 

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