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Menus for the week of Feb. 10–14

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Mini french toast or cereal, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Tuesday – Chicken biscuit or cereal, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Cinnamon Pop Tart or cereal, pears, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

Tulip Garden Club January meeting

Genevieve Farris and Donna Rhodes hosted the monthly meeting of the Tulip Garden Club at the Rhodes' lovely decorated barn on Jan. 9. They served the members refreshments of assorted donuts, strawberries filled with cream cheese, Heavenly Hash fudge,...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, January 31, 2020 7:26 a.m. – Medic needed for a female with cancer on Jackson Road. 10:49 a.m. – Male fell and hit his head. Medic needed in the 1100 block of Locust. Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:30 a.m. – Medic for a female who fell....

 

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 1300 page 529: Randy Lohmann and Trayce Lohmann, trustee of the Randy Lohmann and Trayce Lohmann Living Trust; and Randy K. Lohmann and Tracye L. Lohmann, husband and wife, unto D & A Farms, LLC. The west half of the...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher: Faint voices from beyond the Little Bighorn – Part 1

While on auto trips to the west coast, Patti and I have twice visited the Little Bighorn site where General George Armstrong Custer made his famous last stand along with other members of the Seventh Cavalry. For many persons, after sundown this...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    February 9, 2020

Junkman's Gems: It's been a busy first of the week

I got home from an adventure at the Arcade in Wichita, Kansas, to find Cleo watching the Super Bowl, which was strange because she hasn't watched a sporting event in 20 years. She said nothing else...

 

Senate Review

The governor addressed the legislature in his State of the State address to kick off this year’s legislative session on Feb. 3. One of his biggest talking points was the introduction of his plan,...

 

Kandice Allen presents program meeting for Wheatland Republican Women

Kandice Allen, CEO of Share Medical Center, presented the program at the Feb. 5 luncheon meeting of the Wheatland Republican Women held at The Runnymede in Alva. Allen talked about State Question 802...

 

Special Olympics Chili Cook Off held at BJCC

ALVA – February 5, 2020, marked the annual Special Olympics Chili Cook Off where Coordinator Sgt. Pat Harris received the BJCC Community Civic Award. Harris has been involved in Special Olympics...

 

Man from Washington state charged with child sexual abuse in Woods County

A man from the state of Washington has been charged in Woods County with child sexual abuse. Christian Patrick Coffey (aka Chris), 27, of Granite Falls, Washington, has been charged with five counts of child sexual abuse, all felonies. Each charge...

 

Dr.Self will be missed during his deployment

On Feb. 5, a large crowd gathered in the commons area of the Professional Building to send best wishes as CDR Philip Self, USN MC, prepares for deployment to Afghanistan for nine months. Steve Madrid...

 

Painting with fabric

Growing up, Yvette Papon of Hardtner was surrounded by her mother's sewing projects but decided to take a different direction. Jo Carr of Medicine Lodge closed a craft store and needed a way to use...

 

Highlights of Stitt's State of the State address, annotated

Gov. Kevin Stitt used his second State of the State speech Monday to urge lawmakers to continue his effort to transform state government and turn Oklahoma into a "top ten state." Among the most dramat...

 

A passion for education results in scholarship

The Ida Margaret Evans Scholarship was established to support a Northwestern Oklahoma State University student who is majoring in mathematics, mathematics education or computer science. The scholarshi...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    February 9, 2020

Paul, Gilgeous-Alexander lead Thunder past Pistons 108-101

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Nothing changed for the Oklahoma City Thunder before the trade deadline. As a result, nothing appears to have changed after — in their first game since, they won again with balanced scoring and solid defense. Chris Paul...

 

Celtics take on the Thunder, aim for 7th straight win

Boston Celtics (36-15, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (32-20, sixth in the Western Conference) Oklahoma City; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Boston seeks to build upon its six-game win streak with a victory against Oklaho...

 

New XFL kicks off with debut game in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new XFL got under way Saturday in the latest attempt to bring more professional football to the U.S. Billionaire Vince McMahon's latest venture kicked off with a game between the D.C. Defenders and Seattle Dragons in front of...

 

Baylor gets top seed in NCAA committee's initial rankings

Baylor, Kansas, Gonzaga and San Diego State are the top seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings. The Bears were the No. 1 overall seed in rankings released Saturday by the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee. The preliminary rankings, based...

 

Regents win fees, costs in court case over real estate deal

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge has ordered one part of state government to pay over $982,000 to another part of state government for attorney and legal fees in a court case stemming from a real estate development.. The ruling Wednesday by Tax...

 

Man killed in Kansas Turnpike crash in south-central Kansas

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson man has been killed in a crash on the Kansas Turnpike in south-central Kansas, authorities there said. The Kansas Turnpike Authority reported the crash happened Friday afternoon, when a southbound car driven...

 

Florida's unpopular Common Core standards are 'eradicated'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Common Core in Florida is over. The state Department of Education in a statement on Friday said the controversial set of academic standards "has been officially eradicated from Florida classrooms." Education Commissioner...

 

US workplaces are nowhere near ready to contain a coronavirus outbreak

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Karen Scott, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (THE CONVERSATION) The new coronavirus has spread rapidly around the globe since its...

 

Wichita considers banning or taxing plastic bags

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita is considering banning plastic bags or implementing a city-wide tax to curb their use, officials said. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to form a task force to consider how to reduce or eliminate single-use...

 

US gives Colorado $10M to fix dam upstream of ski resort

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — U.S. emergency management officials have given Colorado a $10 million grant to fix a dam upstream of the ski resort town of Breckenridge that's listed in unsatisfactory condition and would likely lead to deadly flooding...

 

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