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Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

If you’ve lived in Kingfisher for long, chances are you’ve run into John Gooden or Brian Walter.

Kingfisher County commissioners approved a sheriff’s inmate trust report, a new state requirement, a change in requesting and receiving officers in the county assessor’s office, disposal of outdated communication equipment in the District 3 headquarters, a solicitation for bids for oil and chip work this year and two road crossing permits Monday.

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

[ Editor’s note: Roxie Alexander has authorized the Times & Free Press to publish the following announcement of her candidacy for Mayor of Kingfisher, subject to the April 7 municipal election.]

Kingfisher Police Department’s newest patrolman is an experienced officer as well as a U.S. Army Veteran.

Sports

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

New Lima had one big upset notched on its belt.

As injuries continue to pile up, the remaining Okarche Lady Warriors have to continue to step up.

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

There are Lomega teams from the past that coach Kevin Lewallen knows couldn’t have handled how last Saturday’s regional championship game played out.

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

Even down at halftime, John Hardaway wasn’t worried about his team.

Opinions

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

Before former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg threw his hat into the 2020 presidential race, he defended the New York Police Department’s use of “stop, question and frisk” policing. At a United States Naval Academy’s 2019 Leadership Conference, Bloomberg said, “We focused on keeping kids from going through the correctional system ... kids who walked around looking like they might have a gun, remove the gun from their pockets and stop it.” He claimed that as a result of his policy, New York’s murder rate fell from 650 a year to 300 the year he left office.

[ Ed. Note : Jarrett Stepman is a contributor to The Daily Signal and co-host of The Right Side of History podcast. Send an email to Jarrett. He is also the author of the new book, “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America’s Past.”]

Obituaries

Feb 26, 2020 - 00:00

Neva J. Mayes Varner, 83, of Tulsa, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa after a long battle with health issues.

Feb 23, 2020 - 00:00

Clarence Lavern “Pete” Kirby was born Feb. 24, 1928, in Big Four and passed away Feb. 19, 2020, in Oklahoma City.