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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...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, April 4, 2024 During this day were 26 traffic stops, 24 controlled burns and two reports of cattle out. 2:55 a.m. – Report of a physical domestic issue. 3:56 a.m. – Report of a noise complaint on Logan Street. 9:40 a.m. – Report of an ab...

 

Turkey season opens with youth hunting this weekend

This Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, will be youth spring turkey hunting season in all of Oklahoma. Youth hunters age 17 and younger have the first chance to harvest a gobbler during these two days ahead of the regular spring turkey...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of April 9

Team Standings Dilly Dilly – 78 wins, 50 losses O’Bar – 73 wins, 55 losses The Bowl Movements – 66.5 wins, 61.5 losses Rollin Good Times – 65 wins, 63 losses Marshall’s Oldtimers – 65 wins, 63 losses Knights of Columbus – 62 wins, 66 losses X-Team ...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 12, 2024

Rangers split doubleheader to win season series over Bulldogs 3-1

ALVA – Northwestern Oklahoma State’s softball team closed out their season series with Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon with a doubleheader. The Rangers won Game 1 5-4, taking the final game of the conference series for a thr...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 12, 2024

Trevor Saire earns GAC Player of the Week

ALVA – Northwestern Oklahoma State baseball completed a three game sweep over East Central this past weekend. Rangers center fielder Trevor Saire earned Great American Conference player of the week for Week 10 of the season. Saire helped the R...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 12, 2024

Kalawaia scores all-around title

ALVA – Even though he’d roped through his youth, Northwestern Oklahoma State University cowboy Trisyn Kalawaia has focused on steer wrestling since he arrived in Alva a couple years ago. His return to team roping was by happenstance. Bennett McC...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 12, 2024

Rangers hit seven home runs in doubleheader leading to series sweep

ALVA – Northwestern closed out the series with the East Central Tigers with the final two games Saturday afternoon. The Rangers got off to a fast start in both wins scoring in the first two i...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Alva Church of God, 517 9th St. in Alva with Pastor Sheryl White. Sunday: Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m., and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Steve Chiles of the Shartel Church of God will be the guest speaker. Pastor...

 

Holy humor

(Scripture references: Genesis 1:27, Proverbs 15:15, and 1 Thessalonians 5: 11-22) This last Sunday myself and Rev. Drew Kirtley at Alva First Christian decided to play a joke on our congregations. Drew approached me with this idea back in the fall...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    April 12, 2024

Listen to the music

Shhh! Did you hear that? Shhhhh! Did you hear that? It sounds like music coming from somewhere. I was driving my bus the other day when I heard music coming from somewhere in the back of the bus. I thought I might be hearing someone’s electronic d...

 

Menus for week of April 15–19

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Yogurt, toast, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday—Breakfast burrito, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and sausage gravy, fruit, juice, milk Thursday—Breakfast calzone, fruit, juice, milk Friday...

 

SHARON KAY FAUCETT

Sharon Kay Faucett passed away Monday, March 25, 2024, in her home at the age of 74. A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Baptist Church in Alva....

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 12, 2024

Americans love the automobile

America’s love of the automobile dates back to the early 20th century. The horseless carriage was born, and Henry Ford revolutionized mass production making them affordable to the masses. The n...

 

You failed, but you aren't dead

Yes, you failed. It ended badly for you – bankruptcy, nervous breakdown, divorce, the loss of any relationship with your kids, or maybe a physical adventure that went sideways and ended in your g...

 
 By Dal Houston    Local    April 12, 2024

Life lessons learned from a houseplant

I awoke one morning early this week with the knowledge that I had to write a new article. I was having a hard time figuring out what I was going to write about – until I walked through the kitchen and...

 
 By Doug Little    Local    April 12, 2024

Everyone needs some encouragement

We are hoarders. Maybe we’re not in the dirty, unlivable sense, but definitely in the keep-everything-because-we-might-use-it-one-day sense. This goes along with old paperwork, especially something with our family’s names on it. We cleaned out a roo...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 12, 2024

A different kind of strike – Part 2

Ray Caldwell, who pitched in baseball’s major leagues from 1910 through 1921, lived from 1888 until 1967. He played primarily for the New York Yankees before finishing his career with the Boston R...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 12, 2024

It's garage sales weekend

From the list, there will be plenty to go around. I don't know where to pick them up, but the list is on Facebook and in the Newsgram. One neat thing is people can post pictures of what they have on F...

 

Freshman Connection April 17 at Northwestern offers early enrollment for high school seniors

Freshman Connection at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is designated as the official start to freshman enrollment for first-time freshmen. This event is set for Wednesday, April 17, at the...

 

Lead actors in 'Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella' Musical look forward to production April 18-20

As the anticipation builds for the upcoming production of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" musical presented by the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Reichenberger Department of Fine Arts...

 

Northwestern Career and Internship Fair set for April 15

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Spring 2024 Career and Internship Fair is set for Monday, April 15, in the Student Center Ballroom from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Alva. Northwestern students and job seekers in the community are welcome to attend...

 

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