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Menus for week of Jan. 3–7

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday—Monterey chicken with rice pilaf, broccoli, carrots, biscuit, rocky road pudding (diabetic: sugar-free chocolate pudding) Tuesday—Chili with beans, cheese and onion, double orange Jello, cornbread,...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, December 22, 2021 2:49 a.m. – Medic needed for a hemorrhage in the 1300 block of Meno. 4:53 a.m. – Medic needed for a person with diabetic problems. 12:15 p.m. – Report of vandalism in the 900 block of Santa Fe. 4:48 p.m. – Report...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1325 page 976: Project Waynoka Foundation, unto Stanley A. Diehl. Lot 7, block 5, City of Waynoka, OT Subdivision. Warranty deed. Book 1325 page 978: Project Waynoka Foundation, unto Stanley A. Diehl. Lot 8, block 5, City o...

 

Woods County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    January 2, 2022

Happy day after New Year's

If you are reading this, then it means on New Year's Eve you either behaved yourself, or found bail money. Either way welcome to 2022. It is a little sad, but the optimism for the coming year is not...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

About 50 years ago, Readers’ Digest used to run a continuing column about “My Most Unforgettable Character,” written by a person who knew the unique individual. After teaching at NWOSU for roughly 40 years, I’ve gotten to know a number of...

 

Coffeetime

Face it, our floors here in the Midwest get freezing cold in the wintertime. So cold that you really can’t just ignore them. “I’ll just mosey into the kitchen in my bare feet and get me a cup...

 

Oklahoma game wardens add body-worn cameras

All of Oklahoma’s 114 game wardens were recently equipped with body-worn cameras to document law enforcement activities. “Body-worn cameras have been under consideration at ODWC for several years,” said Col. Nathan Erdman, chief of law...

 
 By Jenna Donnell    Local    January 2, 2022

Technology helps budding naturalist develop eye for nature

Sixteen-year-old Emily Thomer’s interest in nature has been growing for the past four years, but her discovery of the natural world comes with a modern spin. The budding naturalist has found nature through the lens of technology. This proves a...

 

Food trends for the upcoming year

Banana bread and sour dough were all the rage in 2020, and 2021 focused on air fried food and low-waste foods. What's going to land in your pantry after the New Year? Upcoming trends in dining and cooking can be hard to predict, but the continued...

 

Band of Gold brings home awards from Alamo Bowl

A tired but jubilant group of students, teachers and parents returned to Alva Thursday night from San Antonio, Texas. The Alva Band of Gold was greeted at the south edge of town by a police escort... Full story

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    January 2, 2022

Lady Rangers win third straight game behind 24 points from S. Frame

MAGNOLIA, Arkansas – Northwestern Oklahoma State Lady Rangers returned to action after the holiday break Thursday evening with their third straight victory. Northwestern used a late second-quarter push to gain control of the game-opening a nine-poi...

 

ALTA LORETTA LYON

Funeral services for Alta Loretta “Pat” Lyon are pending at Marshall Funeral Home of Alva....

 

Alva had 21 active Covid-19 cases last week

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Covid-19 case numbers are on the rise in Oklahoma as seen elsewhere in the country. Many factors contribute to the increased spread,...

 

Waynoka woman charged with child endangerment

A Waynoka woman has been charged with a felony after someone reported she was “severely intoxicated” with two minor children in the vehicle. According to court documents, on Dec. 18 at...

 

Two Kansas suspects charged with burglary

Two people from Kansas were arrested after they allegedly broke into a house at Waynoka and assaulted a resident. Court records show the incident occurred around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15....

 

Little Avard still making the news

A Woods County resident who wishes to remain unidentified stopped by the newspaper office recently. She was cleaning out a house in the Avard community when she came across a newspaper clipping from... Full story

 

No. 9 Oklahoma State beats No. 5 Notre Dame 37-35 in Fiesta

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State was a step slow in the first half, appearing to be stuck in the desert sand while Notre Dame raced around the field. A quick scoring drive just before halftime gave the No. 9 Cowboys a spark and they rode it...

 

Person dies after vehicle hits state snow plow

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A person died after a vehicle hit a snow plow early Saturday, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crashed happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 435 near Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kansas. A vehicle...

 

Official: Nearly 1K homes destroyed in Colorado wildfire

SUPERIOR, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado official says nearly 1,000 homes were destroyed, hundreds more were damaged, and three people are missing after a wildfire charred numerous neighborhoods in a suburban area at the base of the Rocky Mountains....

 

Judge: Prince Andrew can't halt lawsuit with domicile claim

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew's effort to immediately block the progression of a lawsuit by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her when she was 17 — on the grounds that she no longer lives in the U.S. — was rejected by a federal judge as...

 

In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Maureen Donnelly Morris came from nearby Leesburg to open her café in Lovettsville, she got a warm welcome. Neighbors rallied to her aid. Divisions ripping at their town and their country were set aside. America's thu...

 

Oklahoma QB Williams enters portal, says Sooners an option

Oklahoma quarterback Caleb Williams said Monday he is entering his name in the transfer portal so he can speak with other schools. The freshman added he had not ruled out staying with the Sooners, but within hours of Williams' announcement, Oklahoma...

 

Jan. 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — They've interviewed more than 300 witnesses, collected tens of thousands of documents and traveled around the country to talk to election officials who were pressured by Donald Trump. Now, after six months of intense work, the...

 

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