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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 ...

 

2020 Outstanding Graduates named

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is proud to present the Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2020 Outstanding Graduates. The honored alumni will be recognized during the annual...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 1, 2020

School board to vote on principal contract renewals

The Alva Board of Education will vote on renewal of contracts for three principals during their meeting Monday. The board will meet at 5 p.m. in the district office. Principal contracts up for renewal for the next school year are Stephanie Marteney...

 

Alva American Legion Post 92 hosts district convention

American Legion Post 92 hosted the legion district convention in Alva on Saturday at the Share Annex at the Cherokee Strip Museum. Royce Bender of Alva was honored with an award by Charley O'Leary,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 1, 2020

Plea entered to lesser charge in rape case

After nearly four years since charges were filed, a plea agreement has been reached in criminal felony charges against Caleb Scott Baker, 25, of Alva. Baker was 21 when charges were filed on March 9, 2016, in Woods County. At that time he was...

 

Drug-free school zone bill heads to full Senate

OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation strengthening Oklahoma’s drug-free school zones is headed to the full Senate. Senate Bill 1674, by Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, would make it a felony to purchase or possess methamphetamine, heroin or cocaine within...

 

Woods County Retired Educators hear two programs

Members of the Woods County Retired Educators Association (WCREA) were privileged to hear two programs at their Feb. 20 meeting held at the Alva Public Library Auditorium. Magen Lehr gave the first...

 

OSSAA band concert for regional schools at Northwestern

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University band will host 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 contest....

 

108 prospective students attend spring showcase at Northwestern

More than 100 prospective incoming freshmen and transfer students attended the Spring Showcase event Feb. 22 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva. Calleb Mosburg, dean of student affairs and...

 

Northwestern bands to present winter band concert

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University concert band, jazz ensemble and percussion ensemble will perform a selection of music for the public to enjoy free of charge in Herod Hall Auditorium at 6 p.m. March 5. Seth Cudd, instructor of music and...

 
 By Randy Kilbourne    Local    March 1, 2020

The Coffee House Philosopher: Faint voices from beyond the Little Bighorn – Part 4

Before his attack on the large village at Little Bighorn, Custer divided his force of less than 700 men into three groups that were roughly of the same size. Captain Frederick Benteen was in command of the first group assigned to scout several miles...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    March 1, 2020

Junkman's Gems: Celebrating milestones and changes

It's been a busy week for punch, cake, and change. Wednesday was Bonita Erikson's 60th birthday. Not only did I get punch, but free pens. From there I went to City Hall to wish Jo Don goodbye. I had...

 

Woods County Communication phone logs

Friday, February 21, 2020 4:48 a.m. – Report of cattle out. 6:54 p.m. – Report of a controlled burn. 9:59 p.m. – Report of a reckless driver on U.S. Highway 64. 11:49 p.m. – Medic was needed in the 100 block of Beech. Saturday, February 22,...

 

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 275: Mike Mackey Farms, LLC, unto Michele D. Mackey. Lots 9 and 10 in block 3, of the Elm Grove Addition lots 13 and 14, in block 2, of the Myers Heights First Addition to the City of Alva, Woods County,...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Friday, January 3, 2020 9 p.m. – A man called for inmate information. 10:50 p.m. – Warrant check. Monday, January 6, 2020 9:30 p.m. – Warrant check. Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:40 p.m. – Man called for inmate information. 10:30 p.m. ...

 
 By Tom Kertscher    Sports    March 1, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Bucks rout Thunder, 133-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks made quick work of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 13 rebounds and Milwaukee surged to a 24-point lead in the second quarter in a 133-86 victory...

 

Mumps outbreak rises to 26 cases at Colorado ski resort

DILLON, Colo. (AP) — The number of confirmed cases of mumps at a Colorado ski resort has risen to 26, an outbreak that now includes two people who aren't employees of the resort, health officials said. As of Thursday, two dozen of those infected...

 

Woman rescued, man dies in attempt to pull truck from brink

HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — An attempt to pull a truck found dangling over a culvert from the brink ended with the vehicle flipping over and landing upside down in a full ditch, killing a man inside, officials in northeastern Kansas said. The incident...

 

Police: Man shot to death in domestic dispute in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A domestic dispute led to the shooting death of a 51-year-old man in Topeka early Saturday, police said. The shooting happened shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday, and officers called to the area found a man already dead from...

 

Students end sit-in outside University of Oklahoma offices

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dozens of students at the University of Oklahoma have ended a sit-in outside the university's administrative offices following two instances in which professors used racial slurs in their classrooms. The three-day sit-in...

 

Suicide rates increasing, mainly in rural parts of Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — The number of suicides in Kansas has increased by more than half in recent years, particularly in the northwest rural areas of the state. Mental health professionals say the geographical isolation, low population and...

 

Unpaid leave means 'no leave' for many parents in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The last weeks of Jenna Riley's pregnancy were painful — extremely painful. She felt it every time she struggled up the stairs of her second-floor condo in Aurora and all through the hours she worked on her feet each day....

 

Houston boil order lifted after water deemed to be safe

HOUSTON (AP) — A boil order for most of Houston that was issued after a water main ruptured was lifted Saturday morning. City officials said test results reviewed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality showed that the water met...

 
 By Sean Murphy    Regional    March 1, 2020

Oklahoma governor's tribal fight raises ancestry questions

When Republican Kevin Stitt was elected Oklahoma governor in 2018, many Cherokee Nation members felt proud that one of their own had accomplished such a feat, even if their politics didn't necessarily align with his. But in less than a year in...

 

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