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 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 1, 2022 

Woods County Industrial Development Authority bids farewell to longtime member

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority said goodbye to one of its own Tuesday morning. Longtime member and chairperson Rick Cunningham, who is retiring, conducted his last meeting alongside Randy McMurphy, Stan Kline, and Connor Martin....

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 29, 2022

Alfalfa County commissioners meeting short and sweet

Monday's meeting was brief for the Alfalfa County commissioners. First, Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall signed their usual documents — the minutes of their previous meeting, maintenance and operation warrants for payment, and blanket...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 22, 2022

Alfalfa County officials award six-month bids

Alfalfa County's commissioners, Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall, spent Monday morning awarding six-month bids at their meeting. Unfortunately, accepting and awarding bids looks a little different now than in years past; supply chain issues...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 19, 2022

Alva becomes home to two roadside crosses

Overlooking two sides of the city's edges are symbols meant to evoke feelings of hope and peace in passersby. The giant white roadside crosses, one east of town across from SandRidge on US-64 and the...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 15, 2022

Alfalfa County officials accept six-month bids

Despite having a short agenda, the commissioners of Alfalfa County spent a fair amount of time not only approving their large stack of regular business items (M&O payment warrants, blanket purchase orders, previous meeting minutes) but opening and...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 8, 2022

Alfalfa County officials sign appropriations

The Alfalfa County commissioners assembled Monday morning with a much larger stack of paperwork to sign than last week. Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall reviewed the maintenance and operation payment warrants, blanket purchase orders, and th...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 1, 2022

Alfalfa County officials make short work of agenda

The Alfalfa County commissioners joked about paying next week for the easy meeting they had this week. Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall didn't have much in the way of paperwork, signing off on the usual items: maintenance and operation...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 25, 2022

Alfalfa County officials sign FY 22-23 resolutions

On Monday, the Alfalfa County commissioners heard a presentation from Western Oklahoma Workforce Development Board (WOWDB) Executive Director Christi Porter and Business Services Rep Laura Hammontree. The pair were there to have commissioners Mike...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 22, 2022

Alva Police Department puts first annual equipment fundraiser in the books

Last weekend, the Alva Police Department held its first annual equipment fundraiser in the form of cars, concerts and barbecue contests – one sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. Friday...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 20, 2022

Avard Regional Rail Park Authority finance report shows $423,000 in bank

The Avard Regional Rail Park Authority had its monthly meeting Tuesday. Stan Bixler, Allan Poe, Ed Sutter and Todd Holder were present, and Bob Firth was absent. Darren Slater, Woods County Commissioner Randy McMurphy, and Woods County Clerk Shelley...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 18, 2022

Alfalfa County to go for bid on bridge construction projects

Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall of the Alfalfa County commissioners convened for their regular meeting Monday morning, joined by County Clerk Laneta Schwerdtfeger and Administrative Assistant Nancy Lambert. The officials reviewed the last...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 11, 2022

Alfalfa County commissioners accept quote for trailer

At the Alfalfa County commissioner meeting earlier this week, Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall signed approvals on their usual orders of business. They took care of the last meeting's minutes, blanket purchase orders, M&O payment warrants,...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 4, 2022

Alfalfa County commissioners declare it OHCE Week

On Monday, the Alfalfa County commissioners proclaimed it Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week. OHCE is a statewide, county-based organization that partners with Oklahoma State University and...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 22, 2022

Avard Rail Park Authority convenes for monthly meeting

The Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met briefly for their monthly meeting last Tuesday. Stan Bixler, Allan Poe, Todd Holder (via satellite), and Ed Sutter were without Bob Firth, but enough for a quorum. Woods County Clerk Shelley Reed was there,...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 20, 2022

Alfalfa County burn ban expires

The commissioners in Alfalfa County took no action on matters regarding a burn ban. Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall decided not to renew after the one from last week expired. County Clerk Laneta Schwerdtfeger told the three men that the...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 13, 2022

Alfalfa County reinstates burn ban

Two of the Alfalfa County commissioners voted yea on enacting another seven-day countywide burn ban. Jay Hague said several fire chiefs had contacted him with concerns about the high winds and dry conditions and felt it was a good idea to issue a...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 6, 2022

Alfalfa County signs agreement with Grant County for road project

The Alfalfa County commissioners sorted through and signed their monthly appropriations and the alcohol beverage tax allocation Monday. Cathy Hagen-Sheik, filling in for county clerk Laneta Schwerdtfeger, joined Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 6, 2022

Alfalfa County signs agreement with Grant County for road project

The Alfalfa County commissioners sorted through and signed their monthly appropriations and the alcohol beverage tax allocation Monday. Cathy Hagen-Sheik, filling in for county clerk Laneta Schwerdtfeger, joined Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 3, 2022

Avard Rail Park Authority accepts contract with Emblem Strategies

This past Tuesday, the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met at noon for their monthly meeting. Members Stan Bixler, Allan Poe, Bob Firth (via Zoom) and Ed Sutter were present, but Todd Holder was unable to make it. Woods County Clerk Shelley Reed...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 1, 2022

Avard Rail Park Authority accepts contract with Emblem Strategies

This past Tuesday, the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met at noon for their monthly meeting. Members Stan Bixler, Allan Poe, Bob Firth (via Zoom) and Ed Sutter were present, but Todd Holder was unable to make it. Woods County Clerk Shelley Reed...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 30, 2022

Alfalfa County lets burn ban expire

During their Monday morning meeting, the Alfalfa County commissioners did not renew the countywide burn ban. Instead, Mike Roach, Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall decided that time was of the essence to...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 23, 2022

Alfalfa County extends burn ban seven more days

Monday's heavy rain was much welcomed by the Alfalfa County commissioners, but it wasn't quite a reason enough to lift the burn ban. Last week, Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall voted to enact a seven-day burn ban due to powerful winds and...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 16, 2022

Alfalfa County enacts emergency burn ban

The Alfalfa County commissioners held an emergency meeting following Monday morning's regular meeting. Commissioner Jay Hague said he spoke to several of the county's fire chiefs who were nervous...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 13, 2022

WCIDA asks locals to take broadband survey

This past Tuesday, the Woods County Industrial Development Authority convened for their quarterly meeting. Chair Rick Cunningham, Randy McMurphy, Connor Martin, and Melissa Fisher were present with Woods County Economic Development Executive...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 9, 2022

Alfalfa County sending items to public auction

The Alfalfa County commissioners had a lot of paperwork to sign at their meeting this week. Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall spent most of their time signing approvals on appropriations, alcohol beverage tax allocations, and M&O warrants....

 

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