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Freedom Town Board puzzled over water leakage

Both Town Maintenance Supervisor Stuart Page and City Clerk Cindy Reed reported that water volume being input into the two city water tanks is up considerably in the last month. Page estimated a 25,000-gallon loss from one of the tanks, and Reed...

 

Excise board sets 2018 meeting dates

The Woods County Excise Board generally meets the third Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the Woods County Courthouse. At their last meeting, on Dec. 20, they distributed a meeting schedule for 2018. January 17 February 21 March 21 April 18 May...

 

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Dec. 21: Kevin Louthan, Madison Meese, Sidney Parks, June Frei, Mark Flock, Alyssa Hillman, Troy Ferguson, Collin Pierce Jr. Dec. 22: Justin Thompson, Zachary Thompson, Andy Newby Dec. 23: Dustin Elmore, Jacy Gillenwaters, Scott Jam...

 

Letters to Santa: I hope I am on the good list

The following letters were written by Ms. Watson’s 1st/2nd grade class: Dear Santa, Please thank the elves for me. Thank you Santa for bringing presents. I hope you have a happy Christmas. For Christmas, I want a bull set. From Bently Dear Santa,...

 

Letters to Santa: A goat and rooster for Christmas

The following letters are from Ms. Kennedy’s pre-K/kindergarten class: Dear Santa, Can I please have a robot, a red scooter and an ice cream maker? Love, Leo Dear Santa, I want a remote control dune buggy, a Billy goat and a rooster. Love, Case...

 

Letters to Santa: Santa, I did the dishes

The following are letters to Santa written by Ms. Wilson’s third/fourth grade class. Dear Santa, My name is Gavin. I am 11 years old. I have been very good this year. Some of the nice things I did were the dishes. My Christmas wish list is: A pack...

 

First responders call for blood donors

Alva’s first responders are looking for citizens to support their efforts through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute. Those who give at the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive on Friday, Dec. 29, will provide blood needed to save local lives,...

 

Woods County commissioners have year-end meeting

The Woods County commissioners held a short special meeting Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. After routine opening items such as roll call and quorum determination, they approved the warrants, claims and payroll. A nine-mile temporary water line was...

 

Christmas hope

Although I didn't expect the second special session to begin until after the holidays, the governor went ahead and called lawmakers back on Dec. 18. I am anxious take care of the state’s needs so we can move our focus to the upcoming year's need....

 

Storm Fall to #23 UCO

EDMOND, Okla. — In the final game before Christmas, Southern Nazarene shot 3-for-18 from three-point range in a 72-56 loss to #23 Central Oklahoma on Tuesday night. The Bronchos (11-1) entered the game on a five-game winning streak, while the...

 

Contributions come from everywhere as OC completes Evergreen State sweep

LACEY, Wash. (Dec. 19, 2017) – The basketball team Oklahoma Christian coach Stephanie Findley thought she might have this season might well be coming of age, and all it took was a trip to the Pacific Northwest. Oklahoma Christian completed a sweep...

 

Strong First Half Propels Hillcats to 88-72 Win over Cameron

CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Rogers State men's basketball team totaled 57 first-half points to build a 57-32 advantage en route to a 88-72 victory over Cameron on Tuesday (Dec. 19) afternoon for Claremont Elementary School Day at the Claremore Expo...

 

Wonder Boys top Northeastern State

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Trevin Woods had a 27-point, 16-rebound double-double, R.J. Glasper came off the bench to score 22 points, and Harris Brown added 21 points as the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys basketball team (8-1) used a high-octane offensive...

 

With shutdown clock ticking, GOP struggles for spending deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a shutdown clock ticking toward a midnight Friday deadline, congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to finalize a must-pass spending bill. A major obstacle evaporated after key GOP senators dropped a demand to add...

 

Triumphant Trump celebrates tax win _ but some fear backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — A triumphant President Donald Trump and jubilant fellow Republicans celebrated the passage of their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul Wednesday as a "historic victory for the American people." The American people, however, will need...

 

Husband of Iowa's 1st woman governor gets 'first lady' doll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The husband of Iowa's first female governor broke the mold Wednesday when he unveiled a doll of himself at the state Capitol, adding a twist to a popular — and some would say quirky— tradition honoring the state's first...

 

Israel, US team up to block UN vote on Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is intensively lobbying countries around the world to oppose a U.N. resolution criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israeli officials said Wednesday. Thursday's vote in...

 

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