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OSU Alumni Association names two local students Seniors of Significance

Ridge Hughbanks, agribusiness pre-law, and Cathy Mapes, animal science, Ferguson College of Agriculture, were recognized for excelling in scholarship, leadership and service to the campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU. Hughbanks...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Nov. 24

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 36 wins, 8 losses Dilly Dilly: 31 wins, 13 losses Knights of Columbus: 24 wins, 20 losses Rollin Good Times: 22 wins, 22 losses O'Bar: 20 wins, 24 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 19 wins, 25 losses Next Frame: 17 wins,...

 

Hot or cold drinks

Hot and cold drinks and the companies that manufacture them have kept them in separate worlds, the market shared by Coke and Pepsi with Dr Pepper a distant third. Notice the Dr doesn’t have a period...

 

Plan calls for housing homeless in transformed Kansas hotel

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A proposal to transform a hotel near downtown Wichita into housing for the homeless goes before the city council next week. The owner of the 316 Hotel has agreed to sell the building for $2.6 million, according to Wichita...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Nathan Braudrick. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Sunday: Sunday school is at... Full story

 

Random Thoughts

Few Americans have led lives as successful and interesting as Charles Dawes. During his lifetime, which spanned the years from 1865 to 1951, he accomplished many things in the fields of law,...

 

More counties require masks as new mask mandate takes effect

LAWRENCE, Kan (AP) — The number of Kansas counties that require face coverings has risen sharply as fewer opted out of Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's latest mask mandate. Sixty-two Kansas counties now have orders in place, with many coming as Kelly'...

 

Police: 50-year-old man shot, killed in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in Wichita. Police identified the victim in a news release as 50-year-old Kamilu Boyede of Wichita. Officers found him dead Wednesday after a neighbor called to report that...

 

Random Thoughts

Few Americans have led lives as successful and interesting as Charles Dawes. During his lifetime, which spanned the years from 1865 to 1951, he accomplished many things in the fields of law,...

 

No. 21 Oklahoma State looks to rebound vs Texas Tech

Oklahoma State's high hopes have been replaced with a frustrating life lesson. The Cowboys entered the season expecting to contend a Big 12 title, but last week's 41-13 loss to rival Oklahoma made reaching the championship game a long shot and left...

 

Kansas City area tops 1,000 deaths from COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City area has reached an unwanted milestone: Coronavirus deaths in the region have now topped 1,000. The Kansas City Star reports that nine new deaths cited Thursday brought the total since the onset of the...

 

New quarter pays homage to a Kansas landmark

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Flint Hills of Kansas are all abuzz over a new coin that pays homage to the state's Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. The Wichita Eagle reports that the U.S. Mint this month released the 55th installment in its America...

 

Brief buzz: Danish Mayfly named 2021 insect of the year

BERLIN (AP) — The Danish Mayfly was selected Friday by an international group of entomologists and others as the Insect of the Year for 2021, but it won't have long to celebrate its 15 minutes of fame. The insect, whose scientific name is Ephemera...

 

Candle wax in Oslo fjord puzzles Norwegian authorities

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials are asking the public for helping cleaning up and mapping "large amounts" of paraffin wax found at the entrance to the Oslo Fjord, a narrow inlet south of Norway's capital. Officials have not...

 

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospitalizations — surge before the holidays. But on a...

 

Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of 'loneliest elephant'

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant," who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups...

 

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by Israel as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities said. Iran's foreign minister...

 

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

NEW YORK (AP) — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses...

 

Experts: Virus numbers could be erratic after Thanksgiving

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation's response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so, experts said Friday, as fewer people get tested during the Thanksgiving holiday...

 

Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader's mercy

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The family of a Houston-based Citgo oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others appealed directly to President Nicolás Maduro on Friday for mercy. In an open letter, relatives of...

 

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by lethal injection and clearing the way to use other methods like firing squads and poison gas. The...

 

Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign's latest effort to challenge the state's election results. Trump's lawyers...

 

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