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Alva swimming pool task force to be appointed next month

Monday night, Alva Mayor Kelly Parker said only six people have filled out forms to be members of the Alva swimming pool task force. He did say those applying represent a diverse group. He’s going to wait one more month for applications. Those...

 

JCCC inmates charged with contraband

Two inmates at James Crabtree Correctional Center (JCCC) in Helena are facing felony charges after they were allegedly found with contraband. Alfalfa County court documents show on Aug. 20 at about 8 a.m., Correctional Farm Manager Rick Ryel saw two...

 

Aline man charged with damaging wife's car

An Aline man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly caused over $2,500 damage to his wife’s car. Jesse Mark Patterson, 54, of Aline, is charged with malicious injury to property, a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment in the...

 

Woods County commissioners table bids, purchase equipment

The Woods County Commissioners purchased a loader and tabled some bids for further study during their meeting Monday, Oct. 21. Commissioners Randy McMurphy, David Hamil and John Smiley were all present. Jennifer Shafer opened three sealed bids for a...

 

Interviewing for a job

I’ve been thinking about job interviews lately. We’ve been a little understaffed in the news reporting area, and we’re losing a photographer at the end of this month. We’re hoping to hire someone on a part-time basis to fill in these gaps....

 

Alva City Council to vote on DEQ contract

The Alva City Council will be voting on a contract with Oklahoma DEQ during the regular October meeting. The council will meet Monday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. The meeting will begin with the consent agenda with rep...

 

Waynoka man injured in rollover

A Waynoka man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Thursday in Woods County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) reports Steven Blair Steffen, 36, of Waynoka, was transported by Air-Evac to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was admitted to the ho...

 

Goldbugs lose to Luther 57-0

The undefeated Luther Lions shut out the Alva Goldbugs Friday night, 57-0. Most high school football games were played on Thursday because of the fall break. However, it was Luther's homecoming, and...

 

Rangers fall to Wonder Boys 21-14

Russellville, Ark. – The Northwestern Rangers football team lost to Arkansas Tech by one touchdown 21-14 Saturday afternoon in Russellville, Arkansas. The Rangers are now 2-5 while ATU is 1-6. The Wonder Boys scored first on a 12 play 80 yard...

 

Airport Commission discusses turf runway, security

The Alva Airport Commission meeting Tuesday was dominated by discussions on building security and the turf runway. The only vote taken was to approve the minutes of the September meeting. Airport Manager Greg Robison reported the sale of 2,939.10 gal...

 

Changing college majors

As a preschooler, one of my granddaughters said she wanted to be a dog when she grew up. Luckily that ambition was never realized. Her wedding was last weekend, but she’s still somewhat undecided...

 

Waynoka musician charged in unpaid beer tab

A Waynoka man has been charged with a misdemeanor after he allegedly ran up a beer tab and failed to pay it. Court records show on Sept. 29 at 2:44 a.m. Waynoka Police Officer Adam Barlow was conducting foot patrol through the UTV Takeover event on...

 

Felony warrant issued for Maryland man

It’s not a good idea to make repeated threatening phone calls to a county sheriff’s office, but a man from Maryland is accused of doing exactly that. Andrew Armstrong Gundlach II, 44, of Easton, Maryland, has been charged in Woods County for...

 

Alva man charged with drug felonies

An Alva man has been charged with two drug felonies following a search of his home by law enforcement. According to court records, On Oct. 4 law enforcement from the Alva Police Department and Woods County Sheriff’s Office executed a search...

 

Injury-plagued Goldbugs lose to Perry 69-20

Hampered by injuries, the Alva Goldbugs lost their Homecoming game Friday night to the Perry Maroons, 69-20. The two teams had identical 1-1 records in district 2A-1 going into the game. Overall...

 

Airport Commission meets Tuesday

Due to the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, the Alva Airport Commission meeting will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. The meeting will begin with a vote on approval of minutes of the last meeting. There will be a city council report and a report...

 

Book sale continues at Alva Public Library

In a board meeting Monday, Oct. 7, Alva Library Director Sandra Ott Hamilton said the book sale is going well. When asked if donations were for the amount expected, Hamilton said they average out....

 

New Sheldon Russell book available

The latest book by Woods County author Dr. Sheldon Russell, "A Forgotten Evil," was released Oct. 8. In a departure from his recent works featuring railroad dog Hook Runyon, Russell has penned a...

 

Congressman Lucas addresses impeachment

After covering a number of topics in his Alva town meeting last Thursday, Congressman Frank Lucas addressed the issue he said will dominate the rest of the year – impeachment of President Donald Tru...

 

Medicaid expansion is needed now in Oklahoma

Many rural areas of the U.S. are experiencing a healthcare crisis. Meeting even the most basic healthcare needs means a long drive in many sparsely populated areas of this country. In Oklahoma, we...

 

Woman charged in $300 embezzlement

A Cherokee woman is accused of taking $300 in cash from her employer. Samantha Pinnell, aka Samantha Renee Wells, 29, has been charged with three misdemeanor counts of embezzlement. Each count is...

 

Man charged with embezzling over $4,000

Felony embezzlement charges have been filed against a Cherokee man in Alfalfa County Court. James Ray Reneau, 32, has been charged with one count of embezzlement and one count of felony value – false pretenses, bogus check or con game. The first...

 

Planning for resources to meet the Alva school district needs

During the Alva Board of Education meeting Monday, Dr. Kay Decker and Gena Denton gave an update on the Resources Committee area of the strategic plan. Denton said major areas implemented in the last...

 

Alva School Board meets Monday

Two offers of employment and one resignation are on the agenda of the Alva Board of Education for Monday. The board meets at 418 Flynn St. at 5 p.m. The two employment offers are for non-certified positions. The resignation is from a...

 

Freedom man charged with assaulting sister

A felony warrant has been issued for a Freedom man on a charge of domestic abuse. Thomas Anthony Flowers, 30, of Freedom, is charged with domestic abuse – prior pattern of physical abuse. He is alleged to have committed an assault and battery on...

 

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