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Menus for week of Jan. 6–10

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Mini French toast or cereal, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Tuesday – Chicken biscuit or cereal, pears, juice, milk Wednesday – Cinnamon pop tart or cereal, banana, juice, milk Thursday – Strawbe...

 
 By Trevor Brown    Local    January 5, 2020

Unfinished business: Stitt, lawmakers face persistent issues in 2020

Oklahoma Watch Gov. Kevin Stitt has some big decisions to make in 2020. The Republican governor is entering his second year in office with his promise from the 2018 political campaign still defining expectations for success – to make Oklahoma a...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    January 5, 2020

Well, we've made it to 2020

Unfortunately for me, it seems like only yesterday we started the year 2000. Cleo had a breakfast gathering with some of her friends New Year's Day, so after making sure she was fed and the coffee...

 

July through September filled with activities and controversy

The end of summer and beginning of fall is packed with activities in Alva. The 4th of July is followed by Lights Over Alva, the Woods County Fair and the Big Cruise and Car Show. It was also a time...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    January 5, 2020

2020 Hall of Fame luncheon approaches

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Ranger Athletics is preparing to host the 2020 Northwestern Sports Hall of Fame luncheon on Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. Ramon Byndom, Steve Gale, Dana Gandolfo Mitrovic and M.L. ‘Mel’ Sharp, will...

 

Rangers earn big overtime win to start the new year

ADA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers started the new year with a big win as they took Southern Arkansas University to overtime and snatched the game with a score of 88-84. The Black and Red went into halftime trailing by one...

 

Lady Rangers open the New Year with a statement win 77-49

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Lady Rangers returned to action Thursday evening in tremendous fashion as it did not look like they missed a step after the long winter break. Northwestern came away with a 77-49 victory over Great American Conference opponent...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Monday, December 30, 2019 10:03 a.m. – Advised of a dead dear south of Nite Lite. 3:54 p.m. – Report of a fire in a ditch at the Grant County line. 8:30 p.m. – Medic needed on County Road 1030. 8:33 p.m. – Report of a possible domestic on...

 

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 obtai...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1299 page 409: Julie Allen and Michael Allen, wife and husband, unto Roger K. Riggs and Melodie A. Riggs. A tract of land situated in the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 2, township 26 north, range 18...

 

Alva Goldbugs lose to Maroons 51-27

The Alva Goldbugs were hoping for a victory as they traveled to Blackwell Friday night. After all, in the last contest between the teams in Alva, the Goldbugs lost by only four points. Another plus wa...

 

Ladybugs dominate in 55-42 win over Blackwell

The Alva Ladybugs are now 9-0 for the season after traveling to Blackwell Friday night following the Christmas break. This was the third meeting between the Ladybugs and the Lady Maroons. They previou...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    January 5, 2020

Reaves scores 21 to help Oklahoma top Kansas State 66-61

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Austin Reaves scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and Oklahoma rallied to beat Kansas State 66-61 on Saturday. Oklahoma trailed by 11 early in the second half before the comeback. Kristian Doolittle added 19 points...

 

Kansas official sells trophy deer antlers in closed auction

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have sold a set of trophy antlers from an illegally shot buck for $16,001 at a closed and unannounced auction in a state senator's office. Possession of the 14-point rack had prompted legislation and years of...

 

Kansas Highway Patrol: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in crash

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One person died and another was seriously injured in a crash just west of Topeka in Shawnee County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The single-vehicle crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday on eastbound Interstate 70, the...

 

Court documents: Kansas City man charged in mother's killing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Kansas City man in the shooting death last week of his 51-year-old mother. Joshua Thompson, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Dec. 27 shooting death...

 

Gym class without the gym? With technology, it's catching on

Grace Brown's schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras. What she can't cram into the 8:10 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. school day is gym class. So...

 

Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference

Libby Richards, Purdue University (THE CONVERSATION) A new year typically brings new resolutions. While making resolutions is easy, sticking with them is not. Exercise-related resolutions consistently make the top 10 list, but up to 80% of resolution...

 

Fire on roof of Oklahoma City mall,, no injuries reported

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Saturday morning fire on the roof of a northwest Oklahoma City mall was extinguished with no injuries, fire officials said. Oklahoma City Fire Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson said the fire on the roof of Quail Springs Mall...

 

Record number of salmon eggs found in Maine river

EAST MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — Atlantic salmon laid a record number of eggs in a Maine river last year, according to a conservation group that tracks the animal's status in the wild. The fish are considered endangered in the U.S. by the federal...

 

Death sentenced handed down for Oklahoma officer's killer

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man was formally sentenced Friday to death for killing an Oklahoma police officer. A Pottawatomie County judge handed down the sentence recommended by a jury in November for Byron James Shepard, 38, of Okemah. An...

 

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