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Menus for week of Jan. 20–24

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – No school Tuesday – Sausage patty biscuit or cereal, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – Mini cini or cereal, pears, juice, milk Thursday – Sausage gravy biscuit or cereal, banana, juice, milk...

 

January meeting of the Grow and Share OHCE group

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the office of JoDe Bradt. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. The hostess presented a devotional referencing 1 Samuel 16:7 and Romans 8:38-39....

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group holds first meeting of the new year

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their first regular meeting of 2020 at the home of Dottie Gatz on Jan. 9. President Joanne Prewett called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Judy Weaver introduced her guest, Linda Myers from Fairfax. Janice Litto...

 

Oklahoma No. 47 in heavy drinking

Drinking is a big part of American culture. Nearly 60% of Americans say they are regular drinkers and the average American consumes 2.3 gallons of alcohol annually. Not drinking responsibly can lead to accidents and health issues. SafeHome.org...

 

AHS announces their Basketball Homecoming Candidates

AHS Basketball Homecoming Candidates are Josh Scribner, Baylor Rust, Garrett Ritter; Reece Martin, Lexie Reihm, Kade Flores; Payton Jones, Acacia Charles; Jazmia Walker, Aspen Warr...

 

Avard Rail Park Authority serious about finding turkey hunt leads

The Avard Rail Park Authority convened briefly last Tuesday evening for their monthly meeting. Members Todd Holder, Ed Sutter and Stan Bixler were without the presence of Allan Poe and Bob Firth but with a quorum, and kicked off the meeting with the...

 

Oklahoma Hall of Fame offers scholarships in each of Oklahoma's 77 counties

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Scholarship Competition provides an opportunity for Oklahoma high school students to earn cash scholarships and tuition grants for college. With at least ten scholarships in each county available, students compete based...

 

NWTC 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...

 

'I Can Granny Square' crochet lesson planned for Jan. 25 at Northwestern

A beginners’ crochet lesson to learn how to create a granny square will take place on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 4-6 p.m. in the Science Amphitheatre at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The “I Can Granny Square” workshop, sponsored by the...

 

HELEN DAVISON BAIRD

Funeral services for Helen Davison Baird will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2020, at the Waynoka First United Methodist Church with Pastor Wendie Jencks-Wilson officiating. Interment will be in the...

 

PATRICIA ANN WHITE

Funeral services for Patricia Ann White will be Monday, January 20, 2020, at 10 a.m. with Reverend Drew Kirtley, pastor, Alva First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Reverend Kyle Kiner,...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher: Wonderful Aunt Blanche – Part 2

Otto Spradling, as Aunt Blanche’s husband, was living proof that opposites attract. Uncle Ott was a very quiet demure man who rarely said anything in the presence of others. Each day at 7 a.m. he would quietly disappear to make his bus commute to...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    January 19, 2020

You remember the impeachment, don't you

Well, the assassination of the Iranian general is old news now because I saw a news feed talking about the impeachment again. You remember the impeachment, don't you? I am on pins and needles waiting...

 

Recognizing the contribution of school board members

As citizen leaders, individual school board members face complex and demanding challenges. Yet few people fully understand the scope and far-reaching implications of board members' responsibilities. All Oklahoma citizens should recognize the vital...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, January 10, 2020 7:30 a.m. – Report of a cow out on U.S. Highway 64. 7:46 a.m. – Report of a Suburban all over the road. 9:12 a.m. – Vandalism report in the 700 block of Apache Drive. 2:43 p.m. – Report of a reckless driver on OK-11....

 

Divorce Filings

Sereptia Raedawnn Willyard, Alva, vs. Dalton Scott Willyard, Alva: dissolution of marriage. ($272.14)...

 

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...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1299 page 618: Gregory F. Scioli unto Brenda Lynn Littlefield. A tract of land situated in the northwest quarter of section 11, township 24 north, range 16 WIM, Woods County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Book 1299 page 698:...

 

Alva got a taste of Winter Ice this past Friday.

Friday morning Alva residents woke up to an icy winter wonderland. Everyone driving to work early morning had to keep a close eye on the roads, for ice. Those lucky enough to be home got to enjoy the...

 

NWOSU scholarship bill at Alva City Council Tuesday

Due to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, the Alva City Council meeting will be Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. Northwestern Oklahoma State University will present the semi-annual billing for the Alva...

 

Waynoka woman charged with selling meth

A Waynoka woman has been charged with selling methamphetamine. On Jan. 14 charges were filed in Woods County District Court against Kelly Renee Porter, 50, of Waynoka. She is charged with two felony counts: distribution of controlled dangerous...

 

Oklahoma City faces Portland on 3-game home skid

Portland Trail Blazers (18-25, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (23-19, seventh in the Western Conference) Oklahoma City; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City looks to end its 3-game home slide with a win against...

 

No. 2 Baylor wins 15th in a row, tops Oklahoma State 75-68

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jared Butler scored 19 points and had six assists Saturday, helping No. 2 Baylor rally past Oklahoma State 75-68 for the Bears' 15th straight victory. Oklahoma State has lost five in a row. Baylor (15-1, 5-0 Big 12) has the...

 

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback,...

 

Kansas rising electric rate-making process favors utilities

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An independent review of Kansas' rising electricity prices shows the process used for setting rates favors utilities and could be improved. Lawmakers concerned that electricity prices were no longer competitive with...

 

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