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Menus for week of Feb. 3–7

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage gravy biscuit or cereal, picante sauce, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Yogurt parfait or cereal, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Chicken waffle or cereal, maple syrup,...

 

USDA reminds producers of Feb. 28 deadline for conservation reserve program general sign-up

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup to enroll by February 28, 2020. This sign-up is available to farmers and private landowners who are...

 

School board to consider out-of-state travel requests, superintendent's contract

Two out-of-state travel requests are on the agenda for the Alva Board of Education meeting Monday. The board will meet at 5 p.m. at the district office at 418 Flynn St. The Alva High School and Middle School track teams are asking approval to...

 

Brady hired as interim city business manager

In a special meeting Friday, the Alva City Council voted to employ Angelica Brady as interim city business manager. The action followed the acceptance of the resignation of Joe Don Dunham as the city...

 

Kline named to All-State School Board

Stan Kline, who currently serves as the president of the Northwest Technology Center (NWTC) Board of Education, was named to the Oklahoma State School Board Association's All-State School Board for... Full story

 

Northwest Technology in Alva and in Fairview competed and won in Dallas Texas.

Northwest Technology Center students Colton Brown, NWTC-Alva, and Jordan Bowman, NWTC-Fairview, competed this weekend against 120 of the best students from Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas at...

 

State officers visit local FFA Chapter

The state FFA officer team of the Oklahoma FFA Association conducted their 2020 Goodwill Tour, in which they visited the Alva FFA Chapter, Thursday, January 23, at 12:30 p.m. Four collegiate FFA...

 

Voter registration deadline is Feb. 7

Friday, Feb. 7, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the March 3, Presidential Preferential Primary Election, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. Persons who are United States...

 

Northwestern to present 'Almost, Maine' theater production

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University fine arts department will present its first theater production of the spring semester, “Almost, Maine,” in Herod Hall Auditorium in Alva on Feb. 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. Mickey Jordan,...

 

Oklahoma First Lady Stitt to provide resilience workshop at Northwestern

Alva and Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host Oklahoma's First Lady Sarah Stitt on Feb. 13 at an event designed to educate community members about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)....

 

Northwestern Foundation scholarship drive kicks off Feb. 5

ALVA, Okla. – An annual tradition encouraging the Alva community to invest in the students of Northwestern Oklahoma State University begins soon. During the scholarship drive, off-campus teams consisting of a community member and either a...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher Wonderful Aunt Blanche – Part 4

A couple of times, Aunt Blanche and Uncle Ott traveled from Wichita, Kansas, to visit our family in Hugoton, and once during school holidays we kids got to ride back to Wichita with them on a weekday. The plan was for Mother to come get us on the...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    February 2, 2020

Junkman's Gems: Calling attention to prison closings

Call your state congressman, call your cousin, call the governor if he can get his head out of his behind long enough to answer the phone. Carl Newton announced recently that Stitt is thinking about...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, January 24, 2020 11:49 a.m. – Report of a possible stroke on Carter Road. 3:25 p.m. – Report of a controlled burn on Kay Road. Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:59 a.m. – Report of a hitch hiker on Dewey Road and County Road 880. 12:23 a.m....

 

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

Book 1300 page 250: Stormy Ryon Nettles and Myra Lynn Nettles, husband and wife, unto Trenton J. Percival and Cami D. Percival, husband and wife. The northeast quarter of section 10, township 25 north, range 14 WIM, Woods County, Oklahoma. Joint tena...

 

Goldbugs drop Enid Festival game to Riverside 60-37

The Alva Goldbugs knew going in that Friday morning's game against Riverside in Enid would be tough. The Braves are big, physical and very fast. Their 15-5 record showed they would be a strong...

 

Ladybugs top Riverside's Lady Braves 58-35

After a week off, the Alva Ladybugs traveled to Enid for a Friday morning game with the Riverside Lady Braves from Anadarko. It was the first game of a two-day Enid Downtown Basketball Festival. The...

 

Rangers ninth inning rally falls short in baseball season opener

EDMOND, Okla. – Northwestern opened the 2020 season Friday afternoon against Missouri Southern State University as part of the Edmond First Pitch Classic this weekend. The season opened with a battle that Northwestern would fall just short in 7-5....

 

Lady Rangers compete in first pentathlon of the season

WICHITA, Kan. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State track and field team opened the weekend Thursday with the first day of competition in the Wichita State University Invitational at the Heskett Center. Gina Wilson led the Lady Rangers in the pentathlo...

 

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 14 seniors entered practicum agencies to...

 

49ers, Chiefs hold final walk-throughs before big game

MIAMI (AP) — The 49ers and Chiefs held walk-throughs on a rainy Saturday, one day before they will meet in the Super Bowl. San Francisco used the University of Miami's indoor facility before a busing rider to Hard Rock Stadium for a look at the...

 

Randle wowed by being among members of NFL's all-time team

MIAMI (AP) — John Randle looked around the ballroom like a child at the Magic Kingdom. "Unbelievable," was his reaction to being surrounded by many of his idols and pro football's icons at a dinner for the NFL's all-time team. "I've never seen myse...

 

Rival Omaha basketball canceled over rumors of planned fight

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha high schools took the unusual step of postponing a rival basketball game following online rumors of a planned fight at the game. Friday night's game between Omaha North and Omaha Benson, which had been set to be played...

 

Colorado entrepreneurs plan to open backcountry ski area

DENVER (AP) — Two entrepreneurs are planning to open a backcountry ski area in northern Colorado's Rabbit Ears range. Erik Lambert and Jeff Woodward have spent 18 months hosting test events and searching the state for slopes to anchor a ski area wi...

 

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