100 Alva-area citizens

This is the fifth of a series of articles designed to recognize the work of many individuals who were responsible for getting Northwestern Territorial Normal School located in Alva, Oklahoma...

What a coincidence!

Last weekend I noticed the light blinking on my landline recorder at home. When I played back the message, the caller ID identified the number as belonging to a local businessman. However, the message was a female voice launching into a recorded...

South Barber Elementary School Winter Concert

This Christmas Program is Fun! The students along with help from their teachers, vocal director Cathy Cox and accompanist Nikki Brattin put on a wonderful Winter...

Woods County Commissioners welcome health department regional director

As of Dec. 1, Terri Salisbury is the regional director for the state health department for this area. She said Woods and Custer counties were recently added to her northwest Oklahoma region, which...

South Barber School Board names coach, weight room supervisor, accepts teacher resignation

The December meeting of the South Barber Board of Education marked the last meeting for outgoing board members Mariah Doherty and Melissa Simpson. Neither woman opted to file again for their open...

Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration in Medicine Lodge Sunday evening

Take time out during this bustling holiday season to enjoy a few hours of an "Old Fashioned Christmas" celebration in Medicine Lodge at the Heritage Center this Sunday evening starting at 6:30. The...

Freedom Elementary receives an A on state report card

Freedom Public School has received its report card from the state, and the elementary school received an A overall. The elementary school’s report was excellent in most categories. In academic achievement, out of a possible 35 points, Freedom...

Alva man injured in Tuesday wreck

Travis Dale Boham, 37, of Alva, was injured Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, at 6:30 a.m. Boham was driving a 2010 Ford Edge eastbound on Grant Road, four miles west of SH14 in Woods County. The...

Aline-Cleo Elementary Self Control Character of the Month

The Aline-Cleo Elementary Self Control Character of the Month was awarded this past week to: Gracie Brewer, Kaytlin Matsko, Jacoby Gould, Emily Ramey, Macie Curtsinger,...

Fair board filing period slated for Jan. 6-10

Officials in Alfalfa County spent the ten o'clock hour of their Monday morning in a warm conference room for their weekly meeting. As the cold wind blew outside, Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall (who were joined by county clerk Laneta...

Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board doubles caseload in 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board's caseload has more than doubled this year thanks to the state's recent criminal justice reforms. The board had 6,940 docketed cases this year, compared to 3,183 in 2018, according to...

Colorado initiative would OK reintroducing the gray wolf

DENVER (AP) — Wildlife activists want Colorado voters to decide next year if the endangered gray wolf should be reintroduced in the state decades after it was hunted to near-extinction. Backers of a ballot initiative delivered thousands of voter...

New York City concert to honor Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — New York City will host a concert in February to mark the 80th anniversary of Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie's classic song, "This Land Is Your Land." The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa announced Tuesday that the concert will...

Johnson & Johnson appeals Oklahoma judge's opioid ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson have appealed an Oklahoma judge's order for the company to pay $465 million to address the state's opioid crisis. The company argues in an appeal filed Monday that the judge misapplied the...

Kansas board urges schools to ban vaping, even for visitors

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Board of Education is encouraging the state's local public school districts to prohibit vaping and to include staff and any visitors at school activities in the ban along with students. The Kansas City Star...

82 veterans settle lawsuits against Leavenworth VA employee

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Eighty-two veterans who were sexually abused by a former physician assistant at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Leavenworth will divide nearly $7 million after settling their lawsuits against the government. The...

KBI serves warrants in Cloud County investigation

CONCORDIA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents are serving several search warrants as part of an investigation into the Cloud County Sheriff's Office. KBI spokeswoman Melissa Underwood said warrants were being served Tuesday at...

Tallgrass Energy Announces Open Season for Transportation on Pony Express Pipeline

LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2019-- Tallgrass Energy, LP (NYSE: TGE), through its affiliate Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline, LLC ("Pony Express"), today announced a binding open season soliciting shipper commitments for crude oil...

Oklahoma City faces Sacramento on 3-game win streak

Oklahoma City Thunder (11-12, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (10-13, ninth in the Western Conference) Sacramento; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City aims to keep its three-game win streak alive when the...

SECOND HALF SURGE PUSHES WONDER BOYS OVER BULLDOGS

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Kevin McNeal dropped 20 points and added nine rebounds to lead the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (6-2, 2-1) to a 93-71 victory over the Jarvis Christian College Bulldogs (0-4). R.J. Glasper added 18 points along with eight assist...

Men's Soccer Has Four Named To United Soccer Coaches All-Central Region Team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Rogers State Men's Soccer program had four players named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Central Region Team, announced the coaches association on Monday. Jake Simpson, Noah Robson, Michael Turner, and Dillon Dean were named...

Deer with head stuck in plastic pumpkin rescued

A deer seen wandering a New Jersey town with its head stuck in a plastic pumpkin has been rescued, police said. The borough of Upper Saddle River posted on Facebook late Tuesday morning that a deer seen wandering around with part of its head,...

A brief guide to how the China-US trade war will affect your holiday shopping

Charles Hankla, Georgia State University (THE CONVERSATION) With more tariffs on Chinese imports set to take effect this month, holiday shoppers in the U.S. face a dilemma: buy the Apple iPhone 11 or Hasbro toy action figures now or risk facing...

Maryland uses surveillance, data to track drivers, traffic

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Motorists in Maryland may be aware of the cameras that enforce speed and red-light violations, but the state's tracking practices include other layers to assist in law enforcement efforts, and for traffic and planning...

PHILIP GALE WALLACE

Philip Gale Wallace was born on December 12, 1952, in Lynwood, California, to Lawrence and Lois Fortner Wallace. The family eventually settled in northwest Oklahoma on the family farm where he spent the remainder of his childhood. He graduated from...

RUBY ANITA RAY

Ruby Anita Ray, 87, died on Thursday, December 5, 2019, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Dighton Marler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ruby was...

LEO STEPHEN BRANDT

Funeral Rosary Service for Leo Brandt will be held at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Sacred Heart Church with Fr. Bala Sagili Jesudas as celebrant. Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m., Monday, December 16, 2019. Inurnment will be at 2 p.m.,...

DONNA LEE SCHWERDTFEGER

Funeral services for Donna Schwerdtfeger will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at the Capron United Methodist Church with Rev. Janet Fitz officiating. There will be a visitation with...

Divorce Filings

Joshua Caleb Atchley vs. Heather Dawn Actchely, Helena: divorce....

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