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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage patty biscuit or cereal, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday – Mini cinni or cereal, pears, juice, milk Wednesday – Omelet biscuit or cereal, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

February meeting of Grow and Share OHCE

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Tuesday at the Brooks Building with Kim Jones serving as hostess. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. The hostess presented a devotional referencing Matthew 6:7. Eleven...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group learn about importance of meal preparation

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on Feb. 13 at the home of Judy Weaver. Joanne Prewett called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Barbara Cue led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by the hostess from the book...

 

Petunia Garden Club learns about amaryllis and flowers from Austria

The Petunia Garden Club met at the Cherokee Strip Museum on Feb. 12 with Sandra Schubert as hostess and Joanne Price as co-hostess. Following delicious refreshments President Betty McMurphy called the meeting to order. The Gardner Creed was read in...

 

Tulip Garden Club Valentine party

April Ridgway hosted a Valentine-themed brunch for the monthly meeting of the Tulip Garden Club at the home of Alyson Yoder on Feb. 13. Members present were Rhonda Fields, Genevieve Farris, Becky Smith, Mary Ann Crow, Helen Janzen, Li Brooks, Linda...

 

City manager search committee appointed

Tuesday evening the Alva City Council approved appointments to a city business manager search committee. The move begins the process of seeking applicants for the position left vacant by the resignation, effective Feb. 28, of Joe Don Dunham....

 

Tourism Committee pledges support for arena

The Alva Tourism and Convention Development Committee passed two measures involving the Alva Arena Authority during their Wednesday meeting. Present for the meeting were Chair Norville Ritter and memb...

 

Alva High School student receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced Alva High School student Liberty Bynum from Alva has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society...

 

Alva Mayor Kelly Parker participates in 10th annual Congress of Mayors event

Oklahoma City – Alva Mayor Kelly Parker participated in the Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) and the Mayors Council of Oklahoma (MCO) 10th annual Congress of Mayors event, held at the state capitol o...

 

Dunham attends final city council meeting

City Business Manager Joe Don Dunham concluded his report to the Alva City Council Tuesday with a reminder that this was his last meeting. His last day with the city will be Feb. 28. Dunham said, "It...

 

Tuesday, March 3, election: All the information you need

Voters in Woods County will go to the polls Tuesday, March 3, for the Presidential Preferential Primary Election, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election...

 

OSSAA band contest for regional schools to be held at NWOSU

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University band will play host to between 800 and 1,000 middle and high school students from the northwest and central regions of Oklahoma on the Alva campus March 3 for the District 2 concert band and solo/ensemble...

 

March deadline approaching for next doctor of nursing practice cohort at NWOSU

March 1 is the deadline for the next cohort of applicants to apply for Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s highly competitive Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice program (BSN-to-DNP). Recently named the Wisdom Family...

 

Beisel Family Legacy includes impact on math education

The Beisel Family Chair in Mathematics was established to provide funding for a faculty position in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. With its intent to fund additional faculty salaries, the...

 

NWOSU grad named honoree

The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) released the names of its 2020 Trailblazers and Path Finders in conjunction with the March/April special issue of the society's magazine,...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher: Faint voices from beyond the Little Bighorn – Part 3

In the 19th century, jamming of cartridges in gun breeches of military weapons happened relatively infrequently. But to a harried combatant engaged with an enemy, having a gun jam once in action would be once too often. Some weapons tended to jam...

 

The shrimp came over on the Mayflower

Cleo had a doctor's appointment Monday at Enid. There was good news from the doctor, so thank you God for listening to me. I got to choose the eating place and wanted to eat at the Chinese buffet in...

 

Senate Review

Rural health care received a boost in the Senate last week. The Senate unanimously passed a measure allowing collaboration between Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and physicians,...

 

Sen. Murdock honored with 2019 OKFB Champion Award

Honored as a top advocate for agriculture and rural Oklahoma, Sen. Casey Murdock was presented with the 2019 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Champion Award during the organization’s leadership conference held Feb. 17-18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in...

 

Tigers outlast Rangers despite Whitfield season high

Arkadelphia, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers faced a tough loss against Great American Conference opponent Ouachita Baptist. The Red-and-Black held the advantage for the first half as they outscored their opponent 46-35....

 

Lady Rangers win first game at Ouachita since 2014

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Northwestern was ready to get back on the court after two losses last week: one to Southwestern and the other to Southeastern. With the playoff hopes in the balance, the Lady Rangers came out Thursday night keeping the hope...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, February 14, 2020 9:13 a.m. – Report of cattle out on Grant Road and U.S. Highway 281. 7:22 p.m. – Report of a civil standby in the 500 block of Center. 7:34 p.m. – Medic needed for a female who had fallen and hit her head. 11:30 p.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 transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1301 page 17: Gregory Lyman Northern and Anita L. Northern, unto Clayton H. Keenan and Tandy Keenan, husband and wife. The north half of the northeast quarter, and the east half of the northwest quarter and the northeast...

 

No. 3 Kansas ends No. 1 Baylor's 23-game streak in Big 12

WACO, Texas (AP) — Udoka Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 3 Kansas held on to beat No. 1 Baylor 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears' 23-game winning streak and likely ending their five-week hold on the No. 1 spot in...

 

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