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Alva Masonic Lodge to host remembrance of St. John the Evangelist

On Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. members of the Masonic Lodge #105 AF and AM will host an open lodge at the Alva Masonic Lodge building located at 1022 Noble St. in Alva, in remembrance of St. John the Evangelist. All lodges of AF and AM Masonic orders are...

 

Little Red Hens hold first meeting of 2022 at Cancun

The Little Red Hens met on Jan. 4 at Cancun Restaurant for their first meeting of 2022. Items discussed from the agenda were virtual meetings, girls night in (an event for high school aged students), 2022 goals for the group, including a garage sale,...

 

Menus for week of Jan. 17–21

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—No school Tuesday—Breakfast taco, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Waffles with toppings, syrup, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday—Cinnamon toast, scrambled eggs, cereal, fruit, juice, milk...

 

Alva Regional Airport busier than expected

The Alva Regional Airport is having some difficulty keeping enough part-time help to cover weekends and other responsibilities. City Business Manager Angelica Brady suggested the Alva Airport Commission discuss hiring a full time employee instead. Co...

 

While active cases remain low, Omicron threat looms in Oklahoma prisons

The highly contagious Omicron variant has arrived in Oklahoma, causing Covid-19 case numbers to surge and renewing concerns that hospitals will become overwhelmed. State prisons, where many of the incarcerated live in dormitory-style housing units,...

 

Northwest Technology Center board members recognized

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month by the Oklahoma State School Board Association. This is an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma's more than...

 

DELBERT RHODES

Delbert George, son of Velma (Holt) and Harry Rhodes, was born on June 7, 1939, in Alva, Oklahoma. He passed away at Share Convalescent Home on January 13, 2022, at the age of 82 years, 7 months and six days. Family visitation will be Monday, January...

 

DORIS MAXINE LOCKHART (McMURPHY)

Doris was born on July 13, 1930, in Woods County (west of Alva, Oklahoma) to Frank and Beulah McMurphy. Doris passed away on January 11, 2022. Doris graduated from Farry High School and attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva and...

 

KAREN SUE BROWN

Karen Sue Brown passed away peacefully on January 5, 2022 and was reunited with her parents, K.R. and Agnes Trantham; older brother, Darrel Trantham; and sister Kathy Lacey. She was born on February...

 

Coffeetime

Andy is a typical early riser. Meaning he is usually up, dressed and sitting at the desk in his office by around seven every morning. This causes him to see the sun begin to filter cautiously thru...

 

Letter to the Editor

I am one of the first to get the flu cure because it was Feb. 1, 1994. National TV says no one can say anything about medicine unless they are a doctor but one company advertised a flu cure on TV for three months prior to the Covid arrival. The ad...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

Joe Budney’s social life was something of a mystery to me during the later ‘60s. He was a dependable regular at mixed university functions, but I rarely saw him on a date with any particular girl. His popular humor had an earthy flavor that...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    January 16, 2022

Dual exhausts

While driving past the show building, I noticed that several cars had dual exhausts. When I was a kid any car with dual exhausts immediately had possibilities to be fast. The ultimate was a car with...

 

2022 Homecoming theme submissions, parade marshal nominations sought for Nov. 3-5 event

The annual contest to select a homecoming theme and parade marshal for the 2022 Alva/Northwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming has begun and is open to the public. Deadline for submitting...

 

Inside a potentially one-sided race for State Superintendent

Erika Wright has been a Democrat and a Republican, and, until recently, was registered Independent. “I tend to vote for people versus party,” she said. She made another switch last week – back to Republican – specifically to vote for state... Full story

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

Joe Budney’s social life was something of a mystery to me during the later ‘60s. He was a dependable regular at mixed university functions, but I rarely saw him on a date with any particular girl. His popular humor had an earthy flavor that...

 

Goldbugs win 76-46 over OBA

The Alva Goldbugs dominated from the beginning in their 76-46 road win at Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid Thursday night. Kyler Penco was hot in the first quarter, scoring nine of Alva’s 19 points. OBA had nine points for a 19-9 first period score....

 

Ladybugs edge OBA 38-37

The Alva Ladybugs traveled to Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid Thursday night and brought home a one-point victory. The Ladybugs out-scored the Trojans by six points (14-8) in the first quarter. In the...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:53 a.m. – Report of a theft on Dusty Trail. 6:42 p.m. – Report of a fire in the 1600 block of Murray Drive. 7:22 p.m. – Report of a carbon monoxide check needed in the 800 block of Barnes. 8:18 p.m. – Medic needed...

 

Scholarships, swimming pool items on Alva City Council agenda

NWOSU scholarships and the swimming pool project are on the agenda for the Alva City Council meeting Tuesday. Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall....

 

4 people hospitalized after fire at Kansas house

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Four people were hospitalized Saturday when their house caught fire in Olathe, Kansas, authorities said. Firefighters responding to the fire at about 8:15 a.m. found "significant fire conditions," the Kansas City Star reported....

 

Alva man charged with unauthorized use of vehicle

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for an Alva man after his ex-girlfriend said he borrowed her pickup and refused to return it. Court records show on Dec. 28, 2021, Alva Police Officer Timothy Clapp was contacted by Woods County Dispatch...

 

Woods County court filings

Felony Filings Louis Jay Reese, Alva, 37, has been charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. ($402.75) Misdemeanor Filings Nathaniel Paul Briscoe, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 23, has been charged with obstructing an officer; attempting to elude...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1326 page 181: 2CM Genetics LLC unto Brad L. McCracken. Section 21 and 22, township 29N, range 15W, E2SE4. Warranty deed. Book 1326 page 182: William Theademan unto Harold R. McKinley. Lot 6, block 2, City of Alva, Hess Sub...

 

Ladybugs win 48-32 over Chisholm Friday

The Alva Ladybugs hosted the Chisholm Lady Longhorns Friday night and won 48-32. It was the second meeting this season for the teams and the second win for Alva. The score was close in the first... Full story

 

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