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Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1330 page 715: Randall Lee Lancaster conveys unto Randall Lee Lancster and Rajean Robin Lancaster. Section 26, township 28N, range 13W, SW4. Quit claim deed. Book 1330 page 720: Deborah Marcella Stroud conveys unto Grant...

 

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...

 

Coffeetime

Two young boys were growing up on their parents’ small farm. This meant that raising show-worthy pigs and calves for livestock shows was a normal thing in life to them. The younger of the two was sm...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    March 20, 2022

One goofy thing may be gone soon

If I read it right, the U.S. Senate just passed a bill making daylight savings time permanent. Now all it has to do is pass the House. My only questions are, why it took so long, and with runaway pric...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 20, 2022

Rangers fall in doubleheader to Southwest Baptist

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Northwestern Oklahoma State softball played a mid-week double header against Southwest Baptist on March 16. The Bearcats took both games after a come from behind victory in the seventh inning of game one and then capitalized on a thr...

 
 By NWOUS Sports    Sports    March 20, 2022

Ranger football announces annual spring game, BBQ

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University football has announced its 2022 spring schedule, as well the date for its annual spring game and BBQ. The spring practice schedule will begin on March 22 and conclude April 16 when the Rangers...

 

Menus for week of March 21–25

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday—Crispitos with chili and cheese sauce, confetti corn, refried beans, mandarin orange dessert (diabetic: mandarin orange dessert) Tuesday—Chicken and noodles, squash casserole, green beans, garlic...

 

OHCE Achievement Night celebrates accomplishments

Woods County Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) members gathered on Feb. 28 at the Women's Building at the Woods County Fairgrounds to celebrate the annual OHCE Achievement Night. This...

 

Alva Community Garden getting ready for spring planting

Are you looking for a great opportunity to help your community in a meaningful way? The Alva Community Garden is seeking new volunteers to help them grow literally and figuratively to continue their mission to provide healthy fresh produce to the Alv...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 20, 2022

Alva City Council to consider master plan for parks

The Alva City Council will consider hiring a company to produce a master plan for two city parks during their meeting Monday night. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. Last month, the city council approved an...

 

Lawmakers again stifle debate on applying open records law to themselves

Bills that would apply Oklahoma's Open Records and Meetings Law to the state Legislature haven't gotten so much as a committee hearing in recent years. Lawmakers’ emails to lobbyists, calendars, call logs and other records that could give the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 20, 2022

Lobby furniture, budget amendment approved by Airport Commission

Furniture selection and budget amendments were the main topics during the Alva Airport Commission meeting Monday, March 14. Chairman Dale Logsdon opened the meeting with members Paul Kinzie, Terry Cline and Kelly Parker present. Calleb Mosburg was...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 20, 2022

Little Explorers begins in April at Alva Public Library

The Alva Public Library is welcoming back patrons of all ages. After installing various Covid-19 protocols, the library has gradually opened selected areas in the building. One of the last is the... Full story

 

Public input meeting for the Alva Swimming Pool Project

A public information gathering meeting for the Alva Swimming Pool project will be held on Tuesday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Northwest Technology Center. The public is invited to attend, share ideas, and ask questions about the pool project....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 20, 2022

Fatal plane crash near Pond Creek

The pilot and two passengers died in the crash of an aircraft Thursday in Grant County. All three occupants of the plane were from Nebraska. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, the plane crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. on County Road 870... Full story

 

Wrongfully convicted man sues Kansas county for $93 million

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who served 23 years in prison for a double murder he did not commit is seeking $93 million in damages from the county where he was convicted and a former detective he says framed him. Lamonte McIntyre, 45, and...

 

Teen killed in shooting at Wichita mall; suspect arrested

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old is in custody after a shooting at a Wichita mall, police said. Trenjvious Hutton of Wichita died at the scene after a shooting Friday at the Towne East Square mall, police...

 

Firefighters hope to gain ground on Texas wildfires Saturday

EASTLAND, Texas (AP) — Fire crews in Texas hope to make progress Saturday against a massive complex of wildfires that have killed one person and burned at least 50 homes, officials said. Winds were expected to diminish on Saturday, raising hopes...

 

Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces pushed deeper into Ukraine's besieged and battered port city of Mariupol on Saturday, where heavy fighting shut down a major steel plant and local authorities pleaded for more Western help. The fall of Mariupol,...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Republicans twist Jackson's judicial record

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the court of public opinion — like the Supreme Court nomination hearings coming this week — politicians ask questions of witnesses to score points for their side. In the court of law, judges ask questions to get answers....

 

Judge: Same-sex marriage license denials violated rights

A federal judge has ruled that a former Kentucky clerk violated the constitutional rights of two same-sex couples who were among those to whom she wouldn't issue marriage licenses — a refusal that sparked international attention and briefly landed...

 

Egypt displays recently discovered ancient tombs in Saqqara

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday displayed recently discovered, well-decorated ancient tombs at a Pharaonic necropolis just outside the capital Cairo. The five tombs were unearthed earlier this month and date back to the Old Kingdom — a period...

 

Baker Hughes joins oil rivals in pausing Russian operations

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. oil field services company Baker Hughes said Saturday that it was suspending new investments for its Russia operations, a day after similar moves were announced by rivals Halliburton Co. and Schlumberger. The steps from the...

 
 By CLIFF BRUNT    Sports    March 20, 2022

Mabrey's 29 points help Notre Dame roll past Oklahoma 108-64

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Notre Dame stormed into Oklahoma's building, played the Sooners' up-tempo style and dominated. Dara Mabrey scored a season-high 29 points, and the fifth-seeded Fighting Irish rolled past fourth-seeded Oklahoma 108-64 on Monday...

 

Kansas debates expanding student transfers in public schools

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators who argue that Kansas parents need more education choices are pushing to allow them to move their children from the public schools they'd normally attend to others outside their local school district's...

 

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