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Patchwork Friends OHCE group learns about Oklahoma proven plants

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on March 9 at the home of hostess Barbara Cue. JoAnne Prewett called the meeting to order and the hostess led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by the hostess from the bo...

 

Menus for the week of April 3–7

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

 

Household Executives OHCE group learns about Woods County

The Household Executives OHCE group met at 1:30 p.m. on April 20 in the Fireside Room. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway with seven members present. The group said the pledge to the flag. The devotion was given by Gasaway f...

 

Tulip Garden Club March meeting

Rhonda Fields hosted the March meeting of the Tulip Garden Club in her home on March 9. Fields welcomed her guests to an early St. Patrick’s Day brunch with tables decorated in green and brown featuring her homegrown white clover plants for good...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2017

4-H teaches life skills to youth

To many people, 4-H means agriculture and livestock projects, but it is so much more. Two Woods County teens described 4-H and its value to young people during the Alva Kiwanis Club meeting...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2017

Alva School Board to vote on employment contracts

At this time of year, local school boards are looking at employment contracts for the next school year. The Alva Board of Education is no exception. During their regular meeting Monday, April 3, at 5 p.m. the board will consider an offer of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2017

Parked business vehicle damaged in collision

A BancCentral Financial Services vehicle was damaged while parked on Third Street in Alva the night of March 7. On Wednesday, March 8, about 6:30 p.m. Alva Police K9 Officer John Caviness went to 810 Third following the report of an automobile...

 

Demand strong for automotive technology skills

Due to the increasing number of vehicles on the road, the demand for automotive technicians continues to be strong. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov), employment in the industry...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 2, 2017

Dr. Chuck Gasaway recognized at DOC board meeting

Leo Brown, agency chaplain/volunteer coordinator, spoke to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) Board as he honored Dr. Chuck Gasaway as ODOC Volunteer of the Year. Brown timed the...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 2, 2017

Freelin Roberts tells DOC board of the "Slinky Seven"

A group of seven Alva citizens worked quietly to bring the Bill Johnson Correctional Center to Alva back in 1995. They gave themselves the nickname "Slinky Seven" because they tried very hard to work...

 

March meeting of the Woods County Democratic party

The Woods County Democratic party met on March 23 at Northwest Technology Center in Alva. New members were elected: Karla Horn – new co-chair; Lenny Reed – reelected vice chair; Erin Place – new secretary; and Fred Jungman – reelected...

 
 By Jeff Raymond    Local    April 2, 2017

As meth surges, overdose deaths reach new record in Oklahoma

A record number of Oklahomans died from drug overdoses in 2016, and for the first time in years, methamphetamine was the single biggest killer, preliminary data shows. An Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control analysis shows 952...

 

Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning Workshop offered

The fourth in a series of the Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning Workshops, “Diabetic Cooking,” will be offered on April 6 at the Northwest Technology Center, Room B. Extension C.A.F.E. (Catch a Fast Education) Lunchtime Learning...

 

The FUTURE of Alva Resolution

It's no secret that Alva City Council committees have been closely examining all expenses and sources of revenue during the past several months. Since we continue experiencing the economic impact of...

 
 By Dr. David Pecha    Local    April 2, 2017

Life stages of financial management

April is Financial Literacy Month. Consumers are asked to reflect on their financial standing, both currently and into the future. In doing so, the consumer must examine the financial life cycle....

 
 By Randy Kilbourne    Local    April 2, 2017

The Coffee House Philosopher

At a critical time during the battle of Gettysburg, Custer eliminated General Jeb Stuart’s southern cavalry force as a major threat by leading two charges of northern cavalry against it. Therefore General Pickett’s unsupported charge of southern...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 2, 2017

The play "Labors of Love" was very good

I made it to the play all three nights last week. There was not as big a crowd as some plays I have been to, but there were lots of other things going on around town. A lot of young people showed up...

 
 By Leslie Nation    Sports    April 2, 2017

Goldbugs lose to a fourth inning rally from Crescent

HENNESSEY, Okla. — Despite the Goldbugs getting up to a six run lead early against Crescent, a fourth inning rally from Crescent pushed them to a one-run lead and the win. The Alva High School Goldbugs baseball team got the early lead in the...

 

Bullock named NEOSU women's basketball coach

TAHLEQUAH – Northeastern State will be welcoming home one of its own as its next head women's basketball coach with Fala Bullock being named on Saturday by Director of Athletics and Chief Athletics Officer Tony Duckworth. “I am thrilled that...

 

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