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Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 

Divorce filings

Rachel Leah Alexander, Jet, vs. James Lawton Alexander: divorce ($252.14)....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office log

Monday, December 19, 2016 10:11 a.m. Pioneer Security called in a residential burglar alarm. Tried calling the residence and the phone would ring then start dialling but no answer from anyone. Advised deputy. Deputy advised appears secure. 11:24...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

December 19, 2016 Deputy Arnold and Deputy Rodriguez investigated an abandoned vehicle on Well Road. December 20, 2016 Hazelton Fire Department and Kiowa ambulance responded to a rollover accident on Corwin Road, Deputy Rodriguez investigated the...

 

Alfalfa County commissioners to have new policy for their workout rooms

CHEROKEE – During their Tuesday morning meeting on Dec. 27, the Alfalfa County commissioners discussed setting up a stricter policy for the workout rooms that are used by the county employees. The county commissioner from District 2, Chad Roach,...

 

New 6th grade teacher hired, board member Smith unopposed

The Burlington Board of Education met for their December meeting the evening of Dec. 19. President Terry Graham called the meeting to order with all members present including: Allison Armbruster, Aaron Smith, T.J. Rockenbach and Robert Hill. Others...

 

Kiowa without power Christmas Day from about noon to near 1:30 a.m. next day

Christmas day around noon the sky to the west of Kiowa, Kansas, was dark. The darkness came through with such high winds from the southwest that Christmas decorations literally flew out of yards; the...

 

Lynn Says

(The New York Times is considered by many to be the finest and perhaps the most influential newspaper in the world. On Monday the NYT featured a story about the Enid News and Eagle and the backlash...

 

Man charged with assaulting an officer

A couple living in Cherokee was arrested after a confrontation with a deputy Monday, Dec. 19. According to court records, Alfalfa County Deputy Loren Nusser walked out the south entrance of the county courthouse about 9:43 p.m. and heard yelling...

 

ROBERT 'BOB' WHARTON

Funeral services for Robert Wharton will be Thursday, December 29, 2016, at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church with Reverend Ron Pingelton officiating. Burial will follow in Alva Municipal Cemetery...

 

LYDA ELVIRA GULICK

Lyda Elvira Gulick was born northwest of Cleo Springs to John Marion and Minnie Margaret (Deeg) Gulick on February 18, 1929, and passed from this life at Alva on December 23, 2016, at the age of 87...

 

MARLANA LU HOWELL ATKINSON

Marlana Lu Howell Atkinson, 57, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, died December 16, 2016, in Gray County, Texas. Memorial services may be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction...

 

NADINE L. KEITEL

Nadine Lois Keitel was born on September 18, 1930, and passed away on December 25, 2016, at the age of 86 years, 3 months and 7 days. Nadine was born in Capron, Oklahoma to Walter Joseph and Hulda...

 

Owens leads Lady Tigers to win over Central Baptist

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - Chasidee Owens scored a career high 21 points while shooting 73 percent from the floor to lead the Ouachita Lady Tigers to an 82-53 win over Central Baptist College. Three other Tigers finished in double figures as Ouachita...

 

Garrett leads Texas A&M against Kansas State in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas A&M's Myles Garrett is expected by many to be the top overall pick in the 2017 draft. Unlike other probable high draft picks who are skipping their bowl games after dealing with injuries this season, the defensive end will...

 

QB Rudolph, RB Washington returning to Oklahoma State in '17

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph and running back James Washington say they will return for their senior seasons. The two juniors made their announcement on Twitter and then discussed it Tuesday while the Cowboys...

 

Tulsa police say woman stabbed to death, suspect arrested

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa say a 60-year-old woman has been stabbed to death at a motel and a suspect is in custody. Sgt. Robert Rohloff says the woman was stabbed several times in the chest while in her room about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and...

 

Republican leaders in Oklahoma rethinking income tax cut

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican leaders in Oklahoma are reconsidering whether to keep an income tax cut that could be triggered as early as next year. Their decision comes at a time when the state has a budget hole of nearly $870 million and...

 

AAA: Oklahoma average gas prices rise to $2.09 per gallon

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Oklahoma is up by eight cents to $2.09 per gallon this week. AAA Oklahoma reported Tuesday that the price is at a four-month high, but spokesman Chuck Mai said...

 

1 correctional officer hurt after fight in Oklahoma prison

SAYRE, Okla. (AP) — A state prisons spokesman says one correctional officer suffered minor injuries after a fight broke out at the North Fork Correctional Facility in western Oklahoma. Oklahoma Department of Corrections spokesman Alex Gerszewski...

 

Congress' budget patch averts national farm loan crisis

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. farmers drained all available government agricultural loan money this past fiscal year to get through one of the worst agricultural downturns in recent years, but no one who qualifies for a farm loan will be denied in the...

 

Attorney general to seek harsher penalties for sex buyers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants to fight human trafficking with stronger penalties. The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/2iwEjcG ) reports that Schmidt is planning to pursue legislation in the coming session....

 

2nd Indiana beef cattle herd found with bovine tuberculosis

BROOKVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State animal health officials say a second beef cattle herd has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis in southeastern Indiana. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health announced Tuesday that the beef cattle herd with the...

 

Grain higher, livestock lower

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 14.20 cents higher $4.0760 a bushel; March corn was up 9.40 cents at $3.5520 a bushel; March oats was 11.40 cents higher...

 

What 2017 may mean for your personal finances

It's been a tumultuous 2016 — both financially and politically. The year may have left some people wondering, what's next? And, how will it affect me? Lacking a crystal ball, we asked a few economic experts what they think 2017 may hold in store fo...

 

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