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Jett-Flynt announce engagement

David and Stephanie Jett of Laverne announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jordie Jett to Austin Flynt. Austin is the son of the late Sean Flynt and Angie Flynt of Alva....

 

Menus for the week of Feb. 13–17

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—No school Tuesday—Whole Grain Cinnamon Crunch, buttered toast, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday—French toast strips, maple syrup, pears, juice, milk Thursday—Chicken biscuit, pineapple, juice, milk...

 

Household Executives OHCE learn about gluten foods

The Household Executives met Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. in the FUMC Parlor. Hostess and co-hostess Evelyn Kramp. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway who also led the group in the flag salute. Seven members answered roll with “Are yo...

 

Second Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning Workshop offered

The second in a series of the Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning Workshops, “Authentic Mexican Cooking,” will be offered on Feb. 16 at the Alva Public Library. Extension C.A.F.E. (Catch a Fast Education) Lunchtime Learning...

 

Son of BJCC inmate allegedly murdered in Norman

A father incarcerated at Bill Johnson Correctional Center in Alva is grieving the death of his 20-month-old son. The baby was found dead with bruising around his throat and dried blood near his nose at his home in Norman. Police officers were called...

 

Turf runway on airport agenda for action

The Alva Regional Airport Commission will hold a regular meeting Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the airport meeting room. Two action items are on the agenda. The board members will discuss and act on a landlord’s consent and subordination agreement...

 

Alva dentists donated dental care to patients at Oklahoma Mission of Mercy

OKLAHOMA CITY — Friday the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy announced the results from last week’s eighth annual event in Woodward, where Oklahoma Dental Association members Dr. Luke Nguyen, Dr. Jeffery Pierce and Dr. Charles Tucker were among dental...

 

Tourism Tax Committee to consider funding for car events

Cruises and committee appointments top the agenda for the City of Alva Tourism Tax Committee meeting Wednesday, Feb. 15. The committee meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. There are two funding requests on the agenda. Alva’s...

 

Two charged with child neglect

A woman and her boyfriend have been charged with felony child neglect in Woods County. Charges were filed Feb. 6, 2017, against Jacoby Lerobert Beasley, 32, and Hilary Dawn Erickson, 36, both of Alva. Felony child neglect is punishable by...

 

Podiatrist schedules clinics at Share Medical Center

Beginning March 4, Dr. E. Alex Lebrija, DPM, will provide a twice-per-month podiatry clinic service in facilities at Share Medical Center in Alva. Lebrija will be traveling to Share Medical Center fro...

 

Fallin tax plan would net Oklahoma cities, counties $769M

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's proposal to add the state's 4.5 percent sales tax to various services currently excluded from the tax would generate an additional $769 million for cities and counties and about $934 million for the...

 

Woods County 4-H'er selected as Healthy Living Youth Ambassador

A group of Oklahoma 4-H'ers will soon be making the trek to Washington, D.C., to represent the state and the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program as Healthy Living Youth Ambassadors as they take par...

 

From wheat field donuts to drug arrests

A call from an observant citizen, serving a search warrant and a traffic stop for a defective light all came together to put two young men behind bars on felony charges. Wheat Field Donuts It all started with an E-911 call about 2 a.m. on Saturday,...

 

Texting while driving leads to drug arrest

When an officer stopped a woman who was texting while driving, he found she had no valid license and had an active warrant from another county. According to court records, on Monday, Feb. 6, about 5:40 p.m. Officer Ron Vasquez was traveling east in...

 

Alva man charged with manslaughter in fatal collision

An Alva man, Brandon Wesley Rinehart, 23, has been charged with second degree manslaughter with a vehicle, a misdemeanor. The crime is punishable by a fine of $100 to $1,000 or imprisonment for up to...

 

Schools forego millions to expand meals for kids

At all elementary and middle schools and some high schools in the Houston Independent School District – 20 in all – every student begins the day with a free breakfast right in the classroom. The result: fewer absences and discipline problems and...

 

JIMMY RAY HOLDER

Jimmy Ray Holder, son of the late John Wilkie and Vera Melsena (McKinney) Holder, was born January 30, 1927, at Hollis, Oklahoma, and passed away February 8, 2017, in Alva, Oklahoma, at the age of 90...

 

Newton's Capitol Notes

Session officially kicked off this past week with Gov. Mary Fallin's State of the State address on Monday. She outlined her budget goals for the upcoming fiscal year and told the Legislature what she'd like to see happen with agencies' budget...

 

'In my opinion, we don't devote nearly enough scientific research to finding a cure for stupid'

After reading Gov. Fallin's proposed 164 services that would be newly taxed by the state, counties and cities, I have to agree. The state has wasted the oilfield fortunes and now want the citizens to...

 

Ranger family mourns loss of former student-athlete

Northwestern Oklahoma State has lost one of its own this week as Tyler Mays, former Ranger golfer, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Tyler was a member of the Ranger golf team during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons and was a consistent player for...

 

West Texas A&M silences Ranger offense in Game Two

CANYON, Texas – West Texas A&M pitching mowed down the Ranger lineup on Friday night, handing Northwestern (2-4, 0-0 GAC) their third straight loss. Buffaloes pitchers combined for 13 strikeouts while holding the Rangers to just one hit and two...

 

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