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Enid man who led officers in high speed pursuit now charged in Woods, Garfield counties

An Enid man who led officers on a high speed chase through Woods County is now facing numerous charges in two counties. According to a probable cause affidavit by Woods County Sheriff’s Deputy...

AARP Oklahoma warns consumers about holiday shopping scams

According to a newly released AARP Fraud Watch Network survey, many Oklahomans may be opening themselves up to fraud risks as they shop this holiday season. Popular holiday scams include online shopping scams, scams involving gift cards and...

Planning Commission denies Streich zoning change

With the city in the midst of strategic planning for zoning, it has been difficult for the Alva Planning Commission members to make decisions on requests for zoning changes. Monday night four members of the commission considered a revised request...

Committee established to honor Northwestern's Unsung Heroes

Sarah Bosworth, Mary DeLisle, S.L. Johnson, H. Clay and Edith McGrath, D.P. Marum, and George Vickers. These seven names may not be known to even the most well-versed in Alva's history, but without...

Washburn family donates $500,000 for new pool

The Hatfield Aquatic Center project received a gigantic boost Friday, Dec. 3, when the Washburn family presented a half million dollar donation to the fund. Kirk and Drue Washburn, who recently moved...

We'll remember this trip, said Jack

Our trips to Wichita, Kansas, to play pinball usually don't have too much excitement to them. Last Saturday was an exception. It all went well until we got to the usual restaurant to eat. That's when...

Sheriff identifies girl, suspect killed in Kansas shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in two shootings that left a 7-year-old girl dead and two other people wounded before he died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Keith Johnson...

Man acquitted in granddaughter's carbon monoxide death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been acquitted of first-degree murder in the death of his 4-year-old granddaughter from carbon monoxide poisoning. A Shawnee County District Court jury on Friday acquitted Timothy Wayne Funk, 58, of murder and...

7-day average of Oklahoma coronavirus cases again tops 1,000

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The seven-day rolling average number of new coronavirus cases each day in Oklahoma has again topped 1,000, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The average number of new cases daily during the past seven days...

Man acquitted in granddaughter's carbon monoxide death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has been acquitted of first-degree murder in the death of his 4-year-old granddaughter from carbon monoxide poisoning. A Shawnee County District Court jury on Friday acquitted Timothy Wayne Funk, 58, of murder and...

Independents again may vote in Oklahoma Democratic primary

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters registered as an independent will again be allowed to vote in the state Democratic Party's primary election, according to state Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax. The Democratic Party has sent notification...

Kansas school district to make changes after LGBTQ dispute

AMERICUS, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas school district plans to offer anti-discrimination training to staff and teachers in response to complaints about how an eighth-grade student was treated after she said she was a lesbian. North Lyon County officials...

Goldbugs trample Tigers 60-30

The Alva Goldbugs dominated the road game with the Newkirk Tigers Friday night, quieting the home fans. The Goldbugs scored 11 unanswered points to begin the contest and never let up the pressure. By halftime, the Alva lead was 32-14, and the...

Ladybugs win in OT at Newkirk

The Alva Ladybugs traveled to Newkirk to take on the Lady Tigers Friday night. The Alva team opened the scoring with two baskets. After a 4-4 tie the Ladybugs pulled ahead and led throughout the first three quarters. In the fourth fueled by a loud...

Second half comeback bid falls short in loss to Oklahoma Baptist

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern opened conference play Thursday night to Oklahoma Baptist 64-60. The Bison used a solid first half opening a 38-19 lead to help carry them to victory as they would hold...

EXPLAINER: How unusual to charge parents in school shooting?

Guns used in U.S. school shootings have often come from the homes of young perpetrators, but parents are rarely charged for the violence that occurs, experts say. That's what makes the case against Ethan Crumbley's parents uncommon, following the...

Trump media partner says it has lined up $1B in capital

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donald Trump's new social media company and its special purpose acquisition company partner say the partner has agreements for $1 billion in capital from institutional investors. The former president launched his new...

Michigan parents found in building; bond set at $500K apiece

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge imposed a combined $1 million bond Saturday for the parents of the Michigan teen charged with killing four students at Oxford High School, hours after police said they were caught hiding in a Detroit commercial...

Woods County Communication logs

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:32 a.m. – Medic needed in Waynoka for a person with breathing problems. 2:59 p.m. – Report of an unwanted animal in the 800 block of 2nd Street. Thursday, November 25, 2021 1:58 a.m. – Medic needed for a sick...

Woods County court records

Felony Filings Jordan Ray Biccum, Alva, 29, has been charged with sex offender living within 2,000 feet of a daycare and failure to register as a sex offender ($695.50). Misdemeanor Filings Blake Allen Thomas, Tulsa, 31, has been charged with...

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1325 page 191: Brian L. Stiffer conveys unto Tabitha Ames. Lot 1, block 1, City of Waynoka, Hinks. Quit claim deed. Book 1325 page 202: Kisr Properties LLC conveys unto William Theademan. Lot 4, block 7, City of Alva,...

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