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Commissioners take an even closer look at switching health insurance providers

Blane Wood with insurance provider OPEH&W, along with Ross Naylor, was back to Alfalfa County to answer additional questions about the differences in what they offer as compared to that of the county’s current provider, HealthChoice. Wood met with...


WCIDA discusses electric vehicle infrastructure

Three members were enough to make a quorum Wednesday morning at the Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) meeting. Rick Cunningham, Stan Kline and Randy McMurphy were present, along with Sonja Williams – Woods County Economic...


Commissioners sign off on Cherokee-Alfalfa County Regional Airport

Officials in Alfalfa County gave signatures Monday morning entering into an agreement with the City of Cherokee on future Cherokee Municipal Airport operations and expansions. The agreement,... Full story


Alfalfa County to review employee health insurance

The Alfalfa County commissioners had a little more on the agenda Monday than those of weeks past. The three men (Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall) kicked off the meeting at 10 a.m. and began by taking care of the routine items of business (m... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 28, 2019

Alfalfa County to start bid process

No major issues were reported or addressed at the commissioners meeting in Alfalfa County this past week. Routine items of business were handled first on Monday's agenda – previous meeting minutes, payroll warrants, blanket purchase orders and...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 21, 2019

Quiet week for Alfalfa County commissioners

As usual, commissioners in Alfalfa County spent their Monday morning poring over large stacks of purchase orders and warrants for payment; nothing else on the agenda demanded more time. After signing off on each, the three men (Jay Hague, Stan...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 16, 2019

Avard's rail park authority feeling positive about the future

Though a small group, a quorum was made Tuesday evening for members of the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority. Stan Bixler, Todd Holder and Ed Sutter began their reularly scheduled monthly meeting without other members Allan Poe and Bob Firth or... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 14, 2019

Wind farm construction coming soon to Alfalfa County

Commissioners in Alfalfa County welcomed back representatives from NextEra Energy during Monday morning’s meeting for an update on the Skeleton Creek wind farm project that was due to start this month. Elinore Beitler, project manager, along with...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    August 7, 2019

Alfalfa County FY '19-20 estimate of needs approved

The conference room was full Monday morning at the Alfalfa County commissioners meeting. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall (along with administrative assistant Nancy Lambert and county clerk Laneta Unruh), were joined by a gallery full of... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 31, 2019

Quiet week for Alfalfa County commissioners

Paperwork took up most of the meeting time Monday morning at the Alfalfa County commissioners meeting. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall signed off on two road crossing permits (both for District 3 for a total of $4,250), maintenance and...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 24, 2019

No updates on Skeleton Creek wind project in Alfalfa County

A short agenda made for another short meeting for Alfalfa County commissioners Monday morning. All three men (Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall) were present and got down to business approving last week's minutes, payment warrants and...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 21, 2019

Hopeton State Bank celebrates a century of service

July's Community Coffee was held at Hopeton State Bank Friday morning – just in time to honor the financial institution's 100th anniversary. Bank president Trent Goss took a few minutes to welcome g...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 19, 2019

Alva's Kids & Cops presents 2019 poker chip run

A poker chip run to be held during the Crazy Cool Boulevard Cruise this Saturday will give cruising enthusiasts the opportunity to possibly win $500 in cash and prizes. Registration ($25) will be... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 17, 2019

Alfalfa County enjoys several road-crossing permits

Long summer days don't have to mean long meetings, as the Alfalfa County commissioners proved Monday morning. Jay Hague and Marvin Woodall met briefly for their monthly meeting and were enough to make a quorum in the absence of Stan Tucker. A quick...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 12, 2019

Avard Rail Authority serious about infrastructure expansion

Members of the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority began their monthly meeting this past Monday night by honoring former member Joe Royster for his years of service on the board. They presented him a... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 10, 2019

Alfalfa County procures new backhoe

The second week of the new fiscal year started off quietly for commissioners in Alfalfa County. With a short agenda, the three men began by signing off on a lease-purchase agreement with Yellowhouse for a backhoe to be used in District 3. After...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 3, 2019

Commissioners ring in new fiscal year

Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woodall wished each other a happy new year as they said goodbye to fiscal year 2018-19 in Monday's July 1 meeting. The three Alfalfa County commissioners started the new fiscal year by signing off on a much smaller t...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 26, 2019

Alfalfa County commissioners award six-month bids

Six-month bid awarding took the majority of the commissioners' time in Alfalfa County this past Monday. The three officials carefully examined each bid; comparing costs, quality and even distance between their respective district and the potential...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 14, 2019

Census 2020: Priority for Department of Commerce and Woods County

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) met Tuesday morning, chaired by Rick Cunningham with members Stan Kline, Connor Martin, Richard Ryerson and Randy McMurphy present. They looked over and approved the financial report and when... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 14, 2019

Avard Rail Park Authority discusses obtaining an expansion rendering

A proposal from an engineering firm to provide a true rendering of an expansion project of the Avard Regional Rail Park was given to the park's authority Tuesday evening. Graham Engineering submitted a proposal at the behest of Woods County Economic... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 12, 2019

Cherokee School music teacher resigns

By Stacy Sanborn School board members in Cherokee met Monday night for their regular monthly meeting to take care of a few housekeeping items. They started with the approval of the consent agenda (comprised of routine items), which included the...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 5, 2019

Routine meeting for Alfalfa County officials

Some basic housekeeping items were all that filled the commissioner's agenda at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday morning in Alfalfa County. The three officials began with the usual tasks of signing off on warrants for payment, purchase...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 29, 2019

Bad weather prommpts Alfalfa County commissioners to look at emergency evacuation protocol

No action was taken by Alfalfa County commissioners Tuesday morning on bids for the Next Generation 911 mapping system upgrade. Jay Hague, commissioner of District 1, said there may be grant money available in July and before any bids were accepted,...

 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    May 19, 2019

Avard Rail discusses state's industrial hemp pilot program

The Avard Rail Park Authority received a lesson on hemp last Tuesday night at their meeting, one month after the subject was introduced under new business by board member Ed Sutter. A conversation between Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s... Full story

 By Stacy Sanborn    Legal    May 15, 2019

Alfalfa County commissioners go out on six month bids

The sun was shining Monday morning as commissioners in Alfalfa County met for their weekly meeting a drastic change from last week’s conditions. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Marvin Woo dall went about their routine business approving previous...


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