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Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Nov. 9: Mark Nixon Nov. 10: Marlo Smith, Stuart Page Nov. 11: John Noble, Jordan Russell, Lola Thompson, Jerad Bradt, Nicholas Bradt Nov. 12: Ron Bliss, Rayna Burkhart, Cody McMurphy, Logan Rader, Bubba Jones, Reagan Wilson Nov....

 

DPS announces Enid Driver License HQ temporary closure

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety announces that the Enid driver license headquarters at 5725 W. Owen K. Garriott will be closed Nov. 13 through Nov. 26 for remodeling. Most services will be affected, including driver license applications and...

 
 By Mandy Gross    Local    November 9, 2017

FAPC offers food safety tips for your Thanksgiving menu

Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching, and many Oklahomans will be preparing holiday meals for their families and friends. But don’t let food poisoning be on the menu this year. “Every year in the United States, approximately 48 million people...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Nov. 5, was All Saints Sunday. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Call to Worship led by Dixie Stansberry Hymn “A Charge to Keep I Have” “We Are the Church” Opening Prayer...

 

Town meeting rescheduled for Monday

The regular meeting of the Town of Freedom Board of Trustees on Nov. 8 was canceled. A special meeting has been set for Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. at the town office, 1049 Main St. Among the action items on the agenda are possible approval of a...

 

Northwestern's nursing program is tops in Oklahoma

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s nursing program been named the 18th best in the country out of 754 nursing schools in the central United States by Nursejournal.org. Criteria used for the ranking included quality, affordability,...

 

Deadline approaching fast for Youth Leadership Oklahoma applications

Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Youth Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) class. The application deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 5, by 5 p.m. Applicants must be high school juniors or home-schooled...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

The Oklahoma House of Representatives took several positive steps last week to fill the $215 million shortfall facing three state health departments. House members passed five bills last week which take care of nearly three-quarters of the funding...

 

CORTNEY LYLE (Cory) WASHBURN

Memorial services for Cortney Lyle (Cory) Washburn will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Alva First United Methodist Church with Reverend Dr. Carol Cook Moore officiating. A private family interment will be held under the direction...

 
 By Cora Vaughan    Local    November 9, 2017

Freedom High School and Community Blood Drive

Freedom Public School is holding its annual blood drive Thursday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. The blood drive is for anyone who is able to donate blood and is 16 or older. Donors will receive their...

 

Arena authority votes to hire design consultants

Plans for a new arena in Alva are moving along, but board members have hit a snag in finalizing design plans. Trustees of the Alva Arena Authority met Tuesday, Nov. 7, at noon. Mike Hood said the...

 

ECU Volleyball Falls on the Road at Northwestern

ALVA, OKLA. – The East Central University volleyball team dropped a 3-1 (25-27, 25-21, 25-23, 25-13) decision to Northwestern Oklahoma State on the road in Great American Conference action. The Tigers (7-23, 2-13 GAC) were paced by senior Diana...

 

SE Drops Final Exhibition at UTSA

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Southeastern had a trio of double-digit scorers and matched Texas-San Antonio shot-for-shot in the second half, but fell in its final exhibition on Tuesday night 79-67 in San Antonio, Texas. The Savage Storm now look ahead to...

 

SE Drops Senior Night Matchup With OBU

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern celebrated senior night for Alissa Benson and Bayley Cook, but the celebration was short lived as Oklahoma Baptist snapped the six-match Savage Storm winning streak with a 3-0 loss on Tuesday night in Bloomer Sullivan...

 

SNU rolls Southwestern 3-0 in the final home match of the season

BETHANY, Okla. — It took until the final home match of the season, but Southern Nazarene clinched its fourth straight bid to the Great American Conference Championships Tuesday night with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-23) win over Southwestern Oklahoma...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    November 9, 2017

Bulldogs Fall at Southern Nazarene

BETHANY, Okla. – The SWOSU Volleyball team dropped a straight-set decision against Southern Nazarene on Tuesday evening at the Sawyer Center in Bethany. SNU won the match by set scores of 25-23, 25-17, 25-23, holding SWOSU to a hitting percentage...

 

Lady Bulldogs Fall to Sooners in Exhibition Play

NORMAN, Okla. – SWOSU Women's Basketball fell to the No. 22/21 ranked Oklahoma Sooners 109-65 on Tuesday night inside the Lloyd Noble Center in its first and only exhibition game of the season. SWOSU's offense found themselves with open shots in...

 

Arkansas Tech Volleyball clinches regular season title

SEARCY, Ark. - With a 20-18 win in the fifth set, No. 9 Arkansas Tech defeated Harding, 3-2, on Tuesday to win the Great American Conference regular-season championship. The title is the third regular-season championship over the past four seasons fo...

 

UAM Volleyball taken down by Reddies on the road

Arkadelphia, Ark. - The University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball team was defeated by the Reddies of HSU Tuesday evening on the road, by a final score of 3-1. MATCH NOTES Final set scores from the match were 16-25, 10-25, 25-19 and 18-25 in...

 

Harding Volleyball Comes Up Short against No. 9 Arkansas Tech

SEARCY – It took five sets for the No. 9 Arkansas Tech volleyball team to beat Harding Tuesday in Great American Conference action. The Lady Bisons fell 3-2 (27-25, 21-25, 25-15, 18-25, 20-18). Harding falls to 24-5 overall and 12-3 in the GAC. Ark...

 

Reddies Race Past UAM 3-1 on Senior Night

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Henderson State dominated the first two sets of its match with Arkansas-Monticello on Tuesday night and then withstood a Blossom rally to win, 3-1 (25-16, 25-10, 19-25, 25-18) on Senior Night in the Duke Wells Center. SET ONE:...

 
 By Jordan Argo    Sports    November 9, 2017

Tigers Down SAU on Senior Night

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Ouachita Baptist volleyball team (19-10, 9-6 GAC) defeated Southern Arkansas (8-22, 1-14 GAC) in four sets – 25-18, 25-23, 22-25, 30-28 – as the team honored its seniors on Tuesday night. As a team, the Tigers closed...

 

O'Banion eclipses 1,000 career kills; Lady Muleriders edged by Ouachita in four sets

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Senior opposite hitter Alli O'Banion produced 17 kills at a .361 attack percentage on Tuesday evening and in the process became just the fifth Lady Mulerider in the Rally Scoring Era (RSE) to eclipse 1,000 career kills, while...

 

Correction: Church Shooting-Texas-The Latest story

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — In a story Nov. 7 about the mass shooting at a Texas church, The Associated Press misspelled a victim's first name and reported the wrong age of her husband. She was Therese Rodriguez, not Theresa Rodriguez, and...

 

Homeland nominee questions human role in climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice to head the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that she believes climate change exists, but said she cannot determine whether humans are the primary cause. Speaking at her Senate...

 

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