Alva Review-Courier -

Articles written by stephanie lambert

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 85

Page Up



Gulp and Gallop feeds 170 children

Gulp and Gallop, a program sponsored by the Woods County Coalition, was a success this year, adding even more health-related community activities to a program that is making an impact on the health of kids in Woods County. The program, which just...

 

Woods County Equalization Board hears appeals

A special meeting was called by the Woods County Board of Equalization on Thursday, June 22, to discuss a round of fair cash value appeals made to the board by several oil and gas companies in the area. The board's quorum was met, and in attendence...

 

Cherokee school board gears up for new school year

The Cherokee Public School Board met Monday night for a regular meeting to get ready for the 2017-2018 school year. All members were in attendance, and a quorum was established. The first agenda item the board approved after general business was the...

 

Waynoka school board prepares for coming school year

The Waynoka Board of Education met Monday night in a fully attended meeting to discuss staffing changes and get ready for the new school year. Mark Carson, Lori Adair, Stephanie Lambert, Scott Cline and Loren Tackett were also in attendance. The...

 

AMS 8th graders facilitate interactive learning

Alva Middle School (AMS) has continued its tradition of excellence and learning with another Taste a Book event – but this time there was a twist. The second Taste a Book event, on May 8, was...

 

Alva pre-K graduates rock the cafeteria

Washington Early Childhood Center's cafeteria in Alva was alive with smiling faces and a few teary eyes throughout the school day on Friday, May 12, as the pre-K students graduated to kindergarten. Th...

 

Cherokee Public Schools hires three new employees

The Cherokee Public School Board met Monday, May 8, at 4 p.m. to discuss a full, eventful agenda, including the hiring of three new employees. Members of the board who attended the meeting included Kory Littlefield, T.J. Allison, Amber Wilhite and...

 
 By Stephanie Lambert    Local    May 7, 2017

Longfellow Elementary Spell-a-Thon a success

Longfellow Elementary School students had something to look forward to last week that most students don't get the pleasure of doing: "pieing" their principal in the face. Students were awarded the...

 
 By Stephanie Lambert    Local    May 4, 2017

Freedom Schools welcome new superintendent

A new district superintendent, James Miller, has been approved for the 2017-2018 school year for Freedom Public Schools. Miller was approved during a short, special meeting of the Freedom Board of Edu...

 
 By Stephanie Lambert    Local    May 3, 2017

Upcoming Taste a Book features twist

The Alva Middle School will host another Taste a Book event on May 8. This time, the event will take place in the school's gymnasium. This is the second Taste a Book the school has hosted, with the first event taking place in January of this year....

 
 By Stephanie Lambert    Local    May 3, 2017

Waynoka schools prepare for next year

The Waynoka School Board had a productive meeting on May 1 at 7:30 p.m., wrapping up business for the end of the school year and getting things in line for the summer and fall. Present for the meeting were Loren Tackett, Michael Meriwether, Lori Adai...

 
 By Stephanie Lambert    Local    May 3, 2017

Freedom Schools welcome new superintendent

A new district superintendent, James Miller, has been approved for the 2017-2018 school year for Freedom Public Schools. Miller was approved during a short, special meeting of the Freedom Board of Edu...

 

Woods County Courthouse lawn approved for egg hunt

The Woods County commissioners, during their Monday, April 3 regular meeting, approved the use of the courthouse lawn for the annual Alva Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be on April 15. A full quorum was met for the meeting. Present...

 

Kline approved as new Waynoka superintendent

The Waynoka Board of Education voted to approve a new superintendent for its school system during its Monday, April 3, regular meeting. After a short executive session, Garrett Scott Kline was named...

 

Interview with candidate Randy Stewart, Waynoka City Council Ward 1, Seat 2

"I would like to set a standard of communication where the city council members actually talk to the people of their ward so they can properly represent them." Randy Stewart is the owner Stewart...

 

Interview with candidate Keith Solomon, Waynoka City Council Ward 1, Seat 2

"My only goal is to make this community a safe and strong place for them (his children) to live in, as well as for everyone else" Keith Solomon, a married father of four children, is a clerk at a...

 

Interview with candidate Brad Perot, Waynoka City Council Ward 3, Seat 2

"I don't have a hidden agenda. I don't have anything I want that has to happen. I want fair." Brad Perot is a retired carpenter, as well as a retired Army and Navy veteran, having served 10 years in...

 

Interview with candidate Sidney Judd, Waynoka City Council Ward 3, Seat 2

"It's (city council) a place where you can go, and you can really do some good for the city and give back a little bit," Sidney Judd has lived within the Waynoka school district almost his entire...

 

Interview with candidate Carlson Stewart, Waynoka City Council Ward 3, Seat 2

"Every person in town deserves to have the security and the well-being of themselves and their family, and I would like to be in the decision-making on helping that to happen." Carlson Stewart is the...

 

Interview with Tim Bradley, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 1, Seat 1

"I'm a working class person who wants to see more things for families in Alva." Tim Bradley works at BancCentral and is married with children. He has lived in Alva for many years and went to school...

 

Interview with Daniel Winters, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 1, Seat 1

"I want to make sure that Alva continues to grow and prosper and be the great community that I came to know and love." Daniel Winters, married father of three young children, works at BancCentral and...

 

Interview with Troy Brooks, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 3, Seat 1

"I have insight into budget cutting and looking for savings inside departments and with city spending." Troy Brooks is a part-owner of Brooks Agency that sells insurance in Alva. He is married with...

 

Interview with Bo Hannaford, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 3, Seat 1

"I think we've made improvements, but I think we have some way to go. So I want to continue to work, and I just want to continue to serve my community." Bo Hannaford is the vice president for...

 

Interview with Roger Hardaway, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 3, Seat 2

"I've been on the city council before and I enjoyed it. It gives me an opportunity to do something to help Alva." Roger Hardaway is a history professor at Northwestern Oklahoma State University who...

 

Interview with Mary Hamilton, Alva City Council candidate for Ward 3, Seat 2

"I love politics, and I love the city of Alva. It's a great place to live. It's done so much for us through the years, and so it's time for me to give back." Mary Hamilton is a local businesswoman and...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019