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I'm continuing to write about my experiences in battling cancer of the esophagus. You may be tired of hearing about this but two things have made me aware of high interest in this topic. I had no...

 

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If you've been working at skipping occupational therapy services at Share Medical Center while enduring a lengthy hospital visit, this thought is for you. About three weeks ago while I was still in...

 

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After about two weeks as a patient at Share Medical Center and a scheduled round of several weeks of chemotherapy, I am somewhat better but am facing a third round of chemo next week for the liver. I...

 

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When Marione and I first moved to Oklahoma, we made lots of pleasant acquaintances in southwest Kansas and northwest Oklahoma. Many of these came because we performed family photography in a...

 

Enid Oncology Clinic closing at end of December

Before having cancer, I didn't care whether a particular medical specialty clinic stayed open or not, figuring a new one would pop up somewhere else if one closed. Now that I'm making weekly trips...

 

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This week I’m scheduled for my fourth round of chemo. Writing about my cancer experience has encouraged others to share their unique journeys. Here’s what Jack Fisher of Alva wrote: Today I saw a...

 

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I'm appreciative that people are still sending cards/letters wishing me well in my chemo fights; but what is more important is the number of friends and relatives who have had cancer and survived. I...

 

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For several weeks, I've been reviewing my step-by-step esophageal cancer treatment. The cancer was first discovered around the first of July by Dr. Ransom at Share Medical Center. Then with that...

 

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I am stunned by the number of area residents who approach me to tell of their experiences fighting cancer. I am overwhelmed by the size of the cancer plague. An example was at Wal-mart Saturday...

 

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If you don't want to hear more information about fighting cancer, you would be happier to move on from this column to the next Newsgram page. I'm hoping that something I stumble upon might help you...

 

Let's join the community together for another winning season

The Alva schools held their "media day" Monday evening at the huge practice building at Alva High School. All sorts of attractive elementary to senior football players, cheerleaders and softball playe...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    August 8, 2018

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Dozens of area citizens have sent beautiful get well cards and notes encouraging me to hang tough in my diagnosed bout with esophageal cancer. I have paid a lot of attention to each message and...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    August 1, 2018

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For the second time within a month, I've seen an extortion email trying to collect a sizeable sum of money. It’s from a fellow who says he has proof the victim was watching porn on his computer...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 29, 2018

Alva School Board completes staff

In a special meeting held Thursday evening at the administrative offices, the Alva Board of Education switched a few assignments and added some new employees. Superintendent Tim Argo said the staff...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 25, 2018

Woods County commissioners approve gravel bids

Chairman McMurphy called the meeting to order with all other commissioners present. Also County Clerk Shelley Reed and Lynn Martin of the Alva Review Courier were in attendance. Road crossing permits were approved for Select Energy: A motion was...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 25, 2018

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I likely will be writing about my bout with cancer over the next few weeks. I'm trying to provide you with a fair warning so you don't have to read it if you are not interested. I'm actually quite...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

A brief update on my health

Last week, I wrote about a really ugly looking video picture of my esophagus taken by Dr. Ransom with an endoscope in the surgery suite at Share Medical Center. At the time the Newsgram went to...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

Freedom School Board meets at noon Monday

The Freedom Board of Education approved contracts for new employees Scott Renken, Jennifer Renken and Sara Bowman. They had previously announced hiring agreements with the trio. Superintendent James Miller asked the board to review his contract....

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

Public hearing by commissioners on arena project

Approximately a dozen people gathered at 10 a.m. Monday in the conference room of the Woods County commissioners to allow members of the public to ask questions or make statements about the arena...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

Alva hires new football coach

The Alva Board of Education held a special meeting at 11 a.m. Monday to handle a few quick items before the start of school. Tiffany Slater and Steve Hansen were absent. Lisa Vermillion was moved...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

Freedom School Board meets at noon Monday

The Freedom Board of Education approved contracts for new employees Scott Renken, Jennifer Renken and Sara Bowman. They had previously announced hiring agreements with the trio. Superintendent James...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 18, 2018

Woods County commissioners handle two quick items

After hosting a public hearing about the Alva Arena project, the Woods County commissioners convened into their own meeting on Monday, July 16. They approved a gravel purchase arrangement with Jean...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 11, 2018

Three resignations at Alva School Board meeting

Most schools in the state are struggling to fill staff positions before the start of school in about a month. Several highly visible teacher positions are still open in Alva, including both Alva...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 11, 2018

Woods County commissioners have quick meeting

All three Woods County commissioners were present for their July 9 meeting. A couple of water road-crossing permits were approved. One was in Commissioner John Smiley's District 3 on the Aline Blacktop at County Road 470. The other was in...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 11, 2018

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For the last few weeks, since the first of the year, I've had difficulty leading songs at Sunday church service held in the chapel at Bill Johnson Correctional Center. Thank goodness there's a trainee...

 

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