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County fair checks are available at the Woods County OSU Extension Office

The Woods County Fair Board has county fair premium checks available to be picked up at the Woods County OSU Extension Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The OSU Extension office is located on the east side of the bottom level of...

 

Town of Freedom expenditures

General Fund POs Pioneer Telephone (cell,fax,alarm,internet,phone) – $491.30 Alfalfa Electric Cooperative (streetlights, af/am, town) – $884.42 SPC (office supplies) – $212.51 Dacoma Co-op (fuel) – $128.08 Circuit Engineering District 8 (sign...

 

County commissioners sell trailer

The Woods County commissioners went through the routine early agenda items of calling the meeting to order, roll call and determination of a quorum. They opened bids for selling a 2008 belly dump...

 

The Eagle Times: A world out of our reach

The year is 2117; I see the buildings are sky high with trash blowing around and all over the ground. My eyes and nose burn from the atrocious smell. As I look around for the source of the smell I...

 

The Eagle Times: Athletic Angel

Recently this staff writer had a conversation with Angel Cardenas about his senior year at Freedom Public Schools. The following is that conversation: Q: What are your plans after high school? A: I...

 

The Eagle Times: Freedom High School & Community Blood Drive

Freedom Public School is holding its annual blood drive Thursday, Nov. 9, from 2 p.m. To 6 p.m. The blood drive is for anyone who is able to donate blood and is 16 or older. Please come out to help...

 
 By Nate Wood    Local    November 16, 2017

The Eagle Times: Dia de los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, was observed in the Freedom High School's world culture class. Students created a presentation about Day of the Dead for pre-K to sixth-grade student...

 
 By Blake Lee    Local    November 16, 2017

The Eagle Times: Honoring our veterans

This year Veteran's Day was Saturday, Nov. 11. This is an American holiday that started by celebrating the end of World War I, when the U.S. signed the Armistice Treaty deal ending the war. This day...

 

The Eagle Times: Katlynn Galemore

My name is Katlynn Galemore, and I am a 17-year-old junior at Freedom High School. I am the proofing editor for The Eagle Times. I play basketball and cheer for our Eagles. In my spare time after...

 

The Eagle Times: Nathan (Nate Dawg) James Wood

Nate is an 18-year-old senior at Freedom High School. After graduation in May, Nate plans to enlist in the military to pursue his college career. He also plans to run cross-country in college and...

 

The Eagle Times: Red Ribbon Week

The National Family Partnership created Red Ribbon Week in honor of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena. Camarena was a Drug Enforcement Agency agent who really wanted to make a difference in people's lives, but...

 

The Eagle Times: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States, Canada, some of the Caribbean Islands, and Liberia. In 1621, Thanksgiving came to be when the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared a fall...

 

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Nov. 16: Darrel DeVine, Angela Sample, David Kirkpatrick, Dalton Hughes Nov. 17: Greg Ledford, Dayna Boham Nov. 18: Natalie Elwood, Ryan Plumlee, Doug Walker Nov. 19: E.F. Wise, Rosalie Bliss, Amanda Jo Bradt, Mardonna Brady Nov....

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Nov. 12, the Freedom United Methodist Church observed Veteran’s Day. The order of services was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger “Our National Anthem” led by Debbie Brown, song leader A video was shown by Lori Louthan honoring our veterans...

 

Avard Regional Rail Park shows profit

The Board of the Avard Regional Rail Park approved a financial report for the business of this fiscal year through Nov. 14. The project had an income of $96,025, mainly from rail car charges and land leases. Expenses came to $88,823.89, including...

 

Woods County Excise Board sets meeting schedule

The Woods County Excise Board, which supervises expenditures of all county monies, voted to continue meeting each month at 8:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month for 2018. In other calendar matters, the board agreed to accept the holiday...

 

Freedom School Board hears money talk

Superintendent James Miller spent quite a bit of time Monday night telling members of the Freedom Board of Education of his concerns about what the special session of the legislature might do their...

 

Freedom Town Board inspects AF & AM Building

The third item on the agenda after calling the meeting to order was for the Freedom Town Board to tour the refurbished AF & AM Building. The building had deteriorated over the years since it was d...

 

Freedom graduates receive degree

Ashley Strehl and Tiffany Weber, class of 2016 graduates of Freedom High School, traveled over 800 miles one way to walk onto the stage at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. They...

 

Eagles play first varsity home game

In the first home game of the basketball season both Freedom teams fell short of a win. Freedom Lady Eagles fall four points short as Aline-Cleo held on for a 40-36 win. The game was back and forth wi...

 

Bearcats finish their season

The Mooreland Bearcats played their last home game on Nov. 3 and lost to Okeene, 46-0. The Bearcats' standings equaled a disappointing year with 1-5 in conference play and 1-9 win/loss record for the...

 

Douglas Named GAC Freshman of the Year

RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. – East Central University football running back Ontario Douglas leads a group of five Tigers to earn Great American Conference honors, as he was named the GAC Freshman of the Year and to the All-GAC First Team. Junior Trinity...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    November 16, 2017

Four Bison Honored by GAC

SHAWNEE – Four Oklahoma Baptist football players were honored by the coaches of the Great American Conference in the postseason awards announced Tuesday. Running back Isaiah Mallory, receiver Cagney Roberson and outside linebacker Dante Foster...

 

SE Tallies 12 All-GAC Honors

DURANT, Okla. – A total of 11 Southeastern players have earned 12 All-Great American Conference honors, highlighted by first team selections for Justin Young and Joel Carlos, as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Second team picks included...

 

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