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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Whole Grain Apple Jacks, buttered toast, pears, juice, milk Tuesday – Breakfast bun, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, applesauce, juice, milk Thursday – Whole Gr...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society 2017 meetings

April 10 – Tour NWOSU Library at 7 p.m. May 13 – History Religious Movements and Developments June and July – No meetings August 12 – County Fair Booth planning and guest speaker September 7-9 – Coverage of county fair booth October 14 ...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society February meeting

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society met on Feb. 11 at the Alva Public Library. The society was honored to have guest speaker Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz, professor of history, Department of Social Science, NWOSU in Alva. Dr. Schmaltz' presentation was...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild meeting

The monthly meeting was called to order by President Patty Barker following the business meeting. Several members brought their Show and Share pieces. Drue Washburn passed out next month's quilt block package. It was approved to have a nationally...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Airport board frets over hangar rates

The first eight items on the airport commission agenda took only ten minutes, discussing things like the determination of quorum, approval of minutes, city council report and manager's report. The highlight of the city council report by board member...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Demolition requirements, animal ordinance on city agenda

A very full agenda is in place for the March Alva City Council meeting. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at City Hall. With meetings cut from twice to once a month, the council will likely see some longer meetings...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Being an informed Alva voter

As the city election date of April 4 approaches, campaign signs are appearing around Alva. Several questions are also surfacing in the minds of voters. What Ward Do I Live In? The City of Alva is...

 

Lucas announces the 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Washington, D.C. – The office of Congressman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) will begin accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. All students attending high school (public, private,...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Excise board holds special meeting

A special meeting of the Woods County Excise Board was held at 8:30 a.m. on March 17. Chairman Chris Olson was absent. Vice-Chairman Bob Seivert called the meeting to order and roll was called to determine a quorum with member Joe Shirley present....

 

Alva native appointed to Attorney General's staff

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter announced three new executive staff appointments on Wednesday: Mithun Mansinghani as solicitor general, Tom Gruber as senior deputy attorney general and...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Traffic stop leads to three felony charges

A warrant has been issued in Woods County for the arrest of a Blanchard man after he allegedly used a false identity and was driving a stolen vehicle. According to court records, on Oct. 1, 2016, about 6:05 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Randy...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Man charged with concealing stolen trailer

An investigation into cattle thefts led to a charge of receiving stolen property against a Waynoka man. Kerry Blake Long, 56, of Waynoka has been charged with a felony of receive/conceal stolen construction/farm equipment. The charge was filed March...

 

2017 Northwest Oklahoma Regional Science Fair a success

Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU) hosted the annual regional science fair March 2 at NWOSU's Alva campus. According to Dr. Steven J. Maier, associate professor of physics and chair of the Department of Natural Science at NWOSU, the...

 

Rocketry Workshops available for area youth

The Alva Public Library is excited to announce Rocketry Workshops for middle school students. The library has been awarded a grant “supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act and...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2017

Officer witnesses suspected drug sale

A Waynoka man is facing a felony charge for distribution of methamphetamine after a police officer witnessed what she believed was a drug transaction. According to court documents, on Feb. 2 about 8:40 p.m. Waynoka Police Officer Misty Smiley was...

 

'The Labors of Love' at ACT I Theatre

The youthful cast of the musical melodrama "The Labors of Love" is in rehearsal for the March 24, 25 and 26 production at ACT I Theatre, Inc. The curtain will open at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and...

 

DELZA RODGERS

Graveside services for Delza Rodgers will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery Pavilion with Ron Pingelton officiating. Interment is under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Delza Grace Rodgers, the...

 

LARRY 'STEVE' BELL

Larry "Steve" Bell, 55, of Richmond, California, passed away at his home March 9, 2017. He was born Dec. 6, 1961, in Wichita, Kansas, to Larry and Doris (Groendycke) Bell. He married Cindy Spade on...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

Things continue to move at a frenetic at the Capitol as we are in the floor-only session. So far, we’ve heard nearly 200 bills on the floor since the beginning of session. I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a few bills that moved...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

Fate can be cruel – at times extremely cruel. As an interesting example, consider the progression of George Armstrong Custer’s life and career. As most Americans know, his final battle at the Little Bighorn resulted in his own death and the death...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    March 19, 2017

Local state parks on closing list

Sixteen state parks are slated for closing if the money problems persist in Oklahoma. Around 80 full time employees could lose their jobs with the closings. The other thing is lots of small...

 
 By Leslie Nation    Sports    March 19, 2017

Goldbugs pick up a 2-1 start at the Hector Tovar Invitational

PERRY, Okla. – The Alva High School Goldbugs’ baseball team had a good start in the Hector Tovar Invitational that started on Thursday despite beginning with a loss against No. 18 of Class 3A, Lindsey. Game One Both teams were strong on the...

 

Weevils too much for Rangers in twinbill

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State baseball team took the road for their second straight road series this weekend, heading to Monticello, Arkansas, to take on the Weevils of Arkansas-Monticello. The Rangers would come away with two...

 

Garza tosses no-hitter in Rangers' doubleheader sweep of UAM

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers rode two strong pitching performances from Madison Garza and Karly Murray to a sweep over the Arkansas-Monticello Cotton Blossoms on Friday. Nor...

 

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