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Menus for the week of Feb. 1–5

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancakes with toppings, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Breakfast taco, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Biscuit and gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Muffin, yogurt,...

 

Filing opens Monday for municipal election

Half of the seats on the Alva City Council will be up for election in April along with the city treasurer position. All are four-year terms. Candidates may file with the Woods County Election Board beginning Monday, Feb. 1, and continuing through...

 

Portable X-ray purchased for Share Medical Center

During their meeting Tuesday, the Alva Hospital Authority (AHA) approved the purchase of a new portable X-ray machine for Share Medical Center. CFO Chris Lauderdale said this machine will be purchased using Covid funds. The hospital received three qu... Full story

 

Share Convalescent administers Covid infusion therapy

Share Convalescent Home Administrator Kelly Parker told the Alva Hospital Authority Tuesday that “as far as we know we are the first nursing home in the state” to provide the Bamlanivimab (Bam) infusions for residents with Covid. He said they... Full story

 

Share Medical CEO: Covid seems to be slowing down

“Covid seems to be slowing down,” said Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen Tuesday. She told the Alva Hospital Authority that fewer people were showing up at the hospital to be tested for the virus. Allen said the slowdown is a welcome relief... Full story

 

Halfway point: 11 days that define Gov. Kevin Stitt's first two years

Gov. Kevin Stitt finds himself in much different times than when he took office just over two years ago. As the Covid-19 pandemic has loomed large over much of Stitt's first term, unemployment is...

 

Arms race: Why 62,000 doses of Covid vaccine sit frozen in Oklahoma

The state Department of Health provided 97,500 doses to CVS and Walgreens, who were contracted by the federal government to vaccinate vulnerable residents and workers at nursing homes, assisted...

 

T-6 aircraft from Vance AFB lands in Alva

The sleek plane gradually slows and loses altitude as it moves into the final leg of the approach and lines up with the runway at the Alva Regional Airport. Easing the plane down while correcting for...

 

Northwestern scholarship drive kicks off Feb. 10

An annual tradition encouraging the Alva community to invest in the students of Northwestern Oklahoma State University begins Feb. 10. Off-campus teams, consisting of a community member and either a university or foundation and alumni association... Full story

 

11 Northwestern social work students enter the field

Bachelor-level social work students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently began their field practicums at agencies throughout Oklahoma. These 11 seniors entered practicum agencies to...

 

Alva Goldbugs fall to Morrison in Enid Festival

After a loss to Woodward Tuesday, the Alva Goldbugs headed to the Downtown Enid Festival to take on Morrison Friday afternoon. The Goldbugs went into the game with a 9-8 record while Morrison was... Full story

 

Alva Ladybugs lose to Morrison in Enid Festival

The Alva Ladybugs are still struggling with several of their regular starters not able to play. Alva traveled to Enid Friday for an afternoon contest against Morrison in the Downtown Enid Basketball... Full story

 

LEN HAIGHT

Services are pending for Len Haight, 68, Alva, with Marshall Funeral Home of Alva....

 

WILLARD DEAN NUSSER

Graveside services for Willard Dean Nusser will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery with Sherry Shklar officiating. Interment is under the direction of...

 

Coffeetime

A young couple was deeply involved in the timeless dance of married couples since the first union, and I am not referring to sex. This was the dance of war. Each had taken a rigid angry stance on opposite sides of their ballroom. In fact, the battle...

 

Honeycutt earns GAC Offensive Player of the Week honors

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Kaydee Honeycutt of Northwestern Volleyball was named week one Great American Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Honeycutt, a junior from Marquez, Texas, led the Rangers...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    January 31, 2021

The time is now

The sign up to run for city council is this week. To all that have griped about the way the city does things, whether right or wrong, now is the time to get off your duff and see if you have what it...

 

Fort Hays women's basketball tops No. 4 Nebraska-Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Fort Hays State women's basketball team handed fourth-ranked Nebraska-Kearney (12-1, 12-1 MIAA) its first loss of the season Thursday evening (Jan. 28), winning 61-49. The Tigers (10-2, 10-2 MIAA) trailed for just 17 seconds...

 

Rangers defeated on buzzer beater by ECU

ALVA, Okla. – The second-half defense for the Rangers brought them back in the game, in a position to win but a deadly three from Jakeem Acres with 0.4 seconds left in the game sent the Tigers to home victorious Thursday night 67-65. "I'm very...

 

Lady Rangers fall short in final minute

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers finished five points behind the Tigers of East Central Thursday night. Northwestern's women's basketball team moves to 4-6 overall and 2-6 in GAC play. The Tigers improve to 7-1 overall and 7-1 in the Great American...

 

Woods County Communication phone logs

Thursday, January 21, 2021 12 a.m. – Report of a suspicious person on 7th Street. 12:35 a.m. – Lift assist needed 9 a.m. – Report of fire. 12:02 p.m. – Lift assist needed. 12:05 p.m. – Welfare check needed. Friday, January 22, 2021 9:40...

 

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 1312 page 506: Ray Allen Hull and Karren Joy Hull convey unto Ray Allen Hull Revocable Trust. Lots 1–7, block 3; lots 1, 2, 6, 7, block 6, City of Waynoka, Davison 3rd Subdivision. Quit claim deed. Book 1312 page 514:...

 

Family of four found dead in northeast Oklahoma home

SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — A couple and their two young children were found dead in a home Saturday in northeast Oklahoma in what police said appears to be a triple murder-suicide, the Tulsa World reported. Police Capt. Todd Enzbrenner said the...

 

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