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Rough week at the newspaper

It was a rough time for our newspaper family last week. On Tuesday night as we were printing the Newsgram and getting it ready for distribution, we learned one of our Tuesday night employees was in an auto accident. Marvin Pshigoda was on his way to...

 

Medford man injured in collision with semi

A Medford resident was injured in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday in Grant County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Robert William Taylor, 30, of Medford, was transported by Pond Creek EMS to Bass Hospital in Enid where he was admitted in stable...

 

Enid man dies in Major County crash

A semi driver from Enid was injured in a Major County crash Monday and later died. Earl Robert Enyard, 58, of Enid, was transported from the scene by Air Evac to OU Medical in Oklahoma City. He was admitted in critical condition with head, trunk and...

 

NWOSU scholarship bill at Alva City Council Tuesday

Due to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, the Alva City Council meeting will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. Northwestern Oklahoma State University will present the semi-annual billing for the Alva...

 

Waynoka woman charged with selling meth

A Waynoka woman has been charged with selling methamphetamine. On Jan. 14 charges were filed in Woods County District Court against Kelly Renee Porter, 50, of Waynoka. She is charged with two felony counts: distribution of controlled dangerous...

 

Chisholm breaks Ladybug winning streak 50-48

After nearly a week off, the Alva Ladybugs had a cold start in their game against Chisholm Friday night. The Ladybugs won the Wheat Capital Tournament championship last Saturday against Kingfisher....

 

Goldbugs lose to the Longhorns 54-48

The Alva Goldbugs had a difficult first half Friday night as they played host to the Chisholm Longhorns. They managed to pull within one point at the end of the third quarter, but they couldn't pull...

 

Alva Regional Airport agrees to installing ODAL system

The Alva Regional Airport Commission spent some time Monday night discussing the recommendation by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) to install some approach lights. The omni-directional...

 

County excise board approves appropriations, new REAP fund

The Woods County Excise Board held a regular meeting Monday, Jan. 15, at the courthouse. Chairman Bob Seivert, Vice-Chairman Chris Olson and member Joe Shirley were present along with County Clerk Shelley Reed. After approving minutes of the December...

 

Losing the stress-eating weight

Some days it seems like my to-do list multiplies with each hour. The things I planned to accomplish that day keep being pushed aside by more pressing matters. For instance, I accidentally dumped half a diet soda on my desk and phone Monday. Dealing...

 

Woods County negotiating with Harper County on E-911 services

The Woods County Commissioners met Jan. 7 with Harper County Commissioners and E-911 boards from both counties. Grant County representatives were also present. The meeting was for discussion about...

 

Alva Airport Commission to consider OAC lighting recommendation

The Alva Regional Airport Commission will discuss a recommendation from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) during their meeting Monday night. The commission meets at 7 p.m. in the airport conference room. The OAC recommendation is the installa...

 

Alva Library receives state aid

Tuesday afternoon right after school, excited youngsters entered the Alva Public Library for the Lego Club meeting. The group enjoys the social interaction and help from others as they work on constru...

 

Goldbugs lose close one to Chisholm 66-64

The young Alva Goldbugs went into the Wheat Capital Tournament at Chisholm following a win at home against Frontier. In the first round, they lost to Blackwell 48-40. On Friday, they lost to Fairview...

 

Ladybugs are Wheat Capital Champs with 65-52 win over Kingfisher

The Alva Ladybugs were ranked at the top in the Wheat Capital Tournament at Chisholm, and they proved themselves worthy, beating Kingfisher for the championship 65-52. The last time the Alva girls too...

 

Goldbugs lose 48-40 to Maroons at Wheat Capital

Coming off a win against Frontier Saturday, the Alva Goldbugs had hopes of avenging their Friday loss to Blackwell in the Chisholm Wheat Capital Tournament Thursday. Alva had two good quarters in the...

 

Ladybugs now 11-0 with win over Perry at Wheat Capital

The Alva Ladybugs continued their winning streak Thursday night with a 65-51 victory over Perry in the first round of the Wheat Capital Tournament in Chisholm. The Alva team is still missing Rianna...

 

Sandblasting of Woods County Jail interior approved

After about sixty years and untold coats of paint, the Woods County Jail interior will be sandblasted to prepare for a new paint job. The Woods County Commissioners received only one bid for the... Full story

 

Building projects, technology, transportation discussed

The Alva Public Schools continue to work on implementing goals and initiatives set during the strategic planning sessions last school year. Instead of an oral report by school and community leaders, Superintendent Tim Argo presented a written report...

 

Resolutions or goals for 2020

There’s a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions in January. My resolutions have involved weight loss or exercise, but now I don’t make them. I have decided to improve my diet starting this month, but it was more a reaction to overdoing the...

 

Alva Goldbugs lose to Maroons 51-27

The Alva Goldbugs were hoping for a victory as they traveled to Blackwell Friday night. After all, in the last contest between the teams in Alva, the Goldbugs lost by only four points. Another plus wa...

 

Ladybugs dominate in 55-42 win over Blackwell

The Alva Ladybugs are now 9-0 for the season after traveling to Blackwell Friday night following the Christmas break. This was the third meeting between the Ladybugs and the Lady Maroons. They previou...

 

Goldbugs win 60-52 over Frontier Mustangs

After a disappointing loss at Blackwell Friday night, Coach Shane Feely urged his team to be more aggressive for the Saturday afternoon contest with Frontier at home. It must have worked because the...

 

Ladybugs continue streak with 64-43 win over Frontier

After a game at Blackwell Friday night, the Alva Ladybugs came home for an unusual afternoon game on Saturday against Frontier. It looked like the Ladybug record might be in danger at halftime as...

 

Creating beauty from oil and cold wax

Mixed media artist Sherry Ball Schoenfeldt of Edmond has been an artist her entire life. While she was growing up in the Houston and Dallas, Texas, areas, her parents noticed her interest and signed h...

 

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