Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the December 12, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 51 - 68 of 68

Page Up



Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes...

 

Pelosi lectures Trump, privately questions his 'manhood'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In public, Nancy Pelosi lectured Donald Trump on the Constitution and wagged a finger at him for characterizing her "strength." In private, she questioned his "manhood" — and her disdain for him became public, again, anyway....

 

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's federal sentencing laws....

 

Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Seeking to remind the world that migrants are people, too, a U.N. migration conference ended Tuesday with pledges to put a landmark new accord to work, but it left unfinished business on ending the divisive debate between...

 

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly...

 

Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the country's former dictatorship round up 24 Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in...

 

China and US discuss plans for trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating that negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. Vice...

 

Normalcy restored in Egyptian Sinai city, but danger lurks

EL ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Mohammed Amer Shaaban stood over trays of fresh fish at his tiny store in the coastal Sinai Peninsula city of el-Arish, pointing to his right and left while recalling the tough days when Islamic State militants operated with...

 

Freedom BOE mulls over prospective bond projects and costs

Several spectators, including some members of the recently formed bond committee, showed up Monday night to Freedom’s regularly scheduled board of education (BOE) meeting. All five BOE members were present and joined by superintendent James Miller,...

 
 By Kat Lunn    Local    December 12, 2018

Woods County commisioners approve usual permits

At the Woods County commissioners regular Monday morning meeting this week, warrants and claims were handled first – motioned by Hamil and seconded by Smiley. Also, the minutes from the previous regular meeting, held Dec. 3, were approved. SemGas...

 

`Miss Klassic' Trapshooter Chloe Blunk 2nd overall female shooter at state competition

Chloe Blunk is in her second season as a varsity member of the Chaparral High School Trapshooting Team. She had a season as explosive as the gun she shoots to hit her clay targets. Blunk finished as...

 

Staff and administration compensation adjustments approved at Kiowa City Council meeting

At the end of regular business at the Kiowa City Council December meeting Monday night the council held five executive sessions that lasted approximately one and a half hours. That's according to City Administrator Lou Leone. The first executive...

 

South Barber School Board accepts resignation of 6th grade teacher, approves 2019-20 calendar

All members of the South Barber Board of Education were present as President Mark Pollock called the December regular board meeting to order Monday evening. Business was conducted in just over one hou...

 

SBHS drama class presents comical `Hallmark Christmas Wonderthon' Saturday and Sunday

Bring yourself a little Christmas cheer this weekend and all you have to do is sit, enjoy and laugh. "While some say that if you've ever seen a Hallmark Christmas movie, you've seen them all, the...

 

No races in school board filings

By the end of filing Wednesday, Dec. 5, all the incumbents had filed for their school board positions in Alfalfa and Woods Counties. Since they were the only candidates filing, they will not have to face an election in April. Alfalfa County Filing...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019