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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...


Airport Commission to discuss CD reinvestment, manager evaluation

The Alva Airport Commission will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at Alva Regional Airport. After hearing a city council report and a report from the airport manager, the commission will discuss and vote on a...



Recently we had the opportunity to have lunch with a young newly married friend whom we haven’t seen in a few months. After the usual banter and light gossip about the lives of mutual friends, we...

 By Jim Scribner    Local    March 7, 2021

Bigfoot hunting season

Someone mentioned that I was going to tell about the proposed hunting bill, and didn't, so here we go. Rep. Justin Humphrey (R) introduced House Bill 1648, creating a "Bigfoot hunting season."...

 By FHSU Athletics    Sports    March 7, 2021

Hobbs, Randall named All-MIAA first team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After locking up its third regular season MIAA Championship, the Fort Hays State women's basketball team received six All-MIAA awards, announced Wednesday (March 3) by the league office before the start of the 2021 MIAA...

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Hewitt receives GAC Honorable Mention

ALVA, Okla. – The Great American Conference announced their annual Conference awards early March 2. Parrish Hewitt was rewarded with making the Honorable Mention All-GAC team following the 2021 season. The Great American Conference's coaches vote...

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Howell named GAC Pitcher of the Week

ALVA, Okla. – Hannah Howell of Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team has been named the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week in week four of the 2021 softball season. Howell, a sophomore from Anna, Texas, is the first...


Woods County Communication phone logs

Friday, February 26, 2021 2:12 a.m. – Report of dogs barking in the 1200 block of Fair Street. 11:26 a.m. – Report of a theft. 11:48 a.m. – Report of a fire alarm in the 1000 block of Oklahoma Boulevard. 12:23 p.m. – Report of drugs found at...


Three local school districts to receive additional federal aid in pandemic relief

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) is allocating $49 million in federal relief dollars to 88 Oklahoma school districts that had received limited...

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Bats power Rangers over the Jets 9-3, 9-7

Wichita, Kan. – Northwestern Oklahoma State Softball completed the sweep of Newman (Kansas). NWOSU won game one 9-3 and rallied back in game two winning 9-7 in eight innings on Tuesday in Wichita, Kansas, at NU Softball Field. The Rangers picked...

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Brown and Frame earn All-GAC Second Team Honors

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Lady Rangers two leading scorers Bailey Brown and Scout Frame were honored March 2 as they were both named Second Team All-GAC. "I can't say enough good things about Bailey and Scout," Head Coach Tasha Diesselhorst...

 By Marione Martin    Local    March 7, 2021

Let's not meet by accident

Imagine enjoying a summer afternoon flight in a small private aircraft. The sun is shining. You can see for miles. Green fields and sparkling rivers pass below you. Your eyes move from the scenery... Full story

 By Marione Martin    Local    March 7, 2021

Inmate charged with spitting on jailer

An inmate in the Woods County Jail is facing a felony charge after allegedly spitting on a jailer. Court documents show on Feb. 13 at 1:37 p.m. on duty Woods County Sheriff’s Office Jailer Brandon...

 By Marione Martin    Local    March 7, 2021

Waynoka man charged with taking money from charity

A Waynoka man has been charged with obtaining $800 from a charitable organization by false pretenses. Court records show on Jan. 4, Debra Rankin told Waynoka Police Officer Dennis Kilmer of a check fraud case involving a local charitable... Full story

 By Marione Martin    Sports    March 7, 2021

Alva Goldbugs tame Star-Spencer Bobcats 55-51

The Alva Goldbugs put forth a true team effort Friday afternoon, taking on the eighth ranked Star-Spencer Bobcats. The area tournament game was played in Hennessey's new facility, and plenty of Alva... Full story

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Rangers conclude season opener in Natural State Classic

CABOT, Ark. – The Northwestern men's golf team opened their season at the Greystone Country Club for the Natural State Classic hosted by Harding University. "The conditions were rough, and the course was playing long," said Head Coach Nikkole Donk....

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Ranger volleyball falls short at ECU

ADA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team came up short in three straight sets (12-25, 16-25, 19-25) against the Tigers of East Central in Ada. "As the coach I should've done better to prepare us for a road game; we were...

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 7, 2021

Lady Rangers wrap up Women's Natural State Classic

CABOT, Ark. – The Northwestern women's golf team opened their season at the Cypress Creek Golf Club for the Women's Natural State Classic hosted by Harding University. "I'm super proud of how the girls pushed through," Head Coach Nikkole Donk said....


Anderson has 31, No. 17 Oklahoma beats No. 6 West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sophomore Avery Anderson III scored a career-high 31 points to lead No. 17 Oklahoma State to an 85-80 victory over No. 6 West Virginia on Saturday in their Big 12 regular-season finale. The Cowboys (18-7, 11-7 Big 12) made...


Oklahoma virus vaccinations top 1.2 million, 978 new cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 1.2 million Oklahomans have now received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, according to federal Centers for Disease Control data on Saturday. The data showed 19.9% of Oklahomans have been given at least...


Smith helps No. 6 Baylor women roll past Kansas, 93-67

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Nalyssa Smith had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Dijonai Carrington added 20 points and No. 6 Baylor beat Kansas 93-67 on Saturday. The Lady Bears (21-2, 16-1 Big 12) have already clinched their 11th straight regular-season title...


Washburn University plans return to traditional campus model

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn University plans to start its fall semester with in-person classes after the Shawnee County Health Department updated its vaccine plan to include university faculty and staff. "We welcome this news as we prepare to...


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