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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Polish sausage on bun, oven-fried potatoes, sauerkraut, mixed fruit (diabetic: no sugar added mixed fruit) Tuesday – Spaghetti bolognese, green beans, cauliflower, garlic bread, plum/apple fruit...

 

Grow and Share OHCE April meeting

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Tuesday, April 21, by Zoom at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. All present recited the flag salute. Thirteen members present answered roll call to: "How...

 

JO MELISSA McDERMOTT

Jo Melissa McDermott, daughter of B.D. and Arleen Thorne, was born July 18, 1960, in Primghar, Iowa, and WALKED home to Jesus on April 21, 2020. The family moved to Bentonville, Arkansas, in 1964,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 26, 2020

Alva Hospital Authority approves PPP application

Although the regular meeting of the Alva Hospital Authority (AHA) was moved to Tuesday, April 28, a special meeting was held Thursday afternoon, April 23, to consider an application for the CARES Act Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan. Trustees...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 26, 2020

Alva Schools receive clean audit

The Alva School Board held a special meeting Thursday, April 23, at 5 p.m. in the high school library. The main purpose was to hear a report from Pat Carroll of the firm Chas W. Carroll P.A....

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 26, 2020

Be wary of fraudulent COVID-19 supplement claims

STILLWATER – While many people are doing their part by social distancing in an effort to remain healthy and protect the community, there are others looking to make a quick buck. Those fraudulent marketers are popping up and promoting various...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 26, 2020

CARES Act has provisions for retirement account withdrawal penalties

STILLWATER – Building financial accounts is an important priority for many people moving toward retirement. While those reserve funds grow, financial management experts typically agree it’s important to be patient and not withdraw early....

 

Cattlemen scrape by while processors reap the profit

Oklahoma cattle ranchers had been hoping this would be a banner year. COVID-19 took care of that. Now many of the ranchers and farmers across Oklahoma and the Midwest are praying they can just hang on until the economy rebounds. While cattlemen may...

 

CDC recommends Americans wear cloth face masks in public

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging all Americans – even people who feel healthy – to wear cloth face masks or homemade face coverings in public when 6-feet social distancing is difficult to maintain in an effort...

 

Situation update: COVID-19

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Woods County has three confirmed cases of coronavirus, Major County two, Alfalfa County one, Harper County one and Woodward County one. Garfield County has 11. As of this advisory on Saturday,... Full story

 

What medical groups say about reopening Oklahoma's economy

In the wake of Gov. Kevin Stitt's decision to start reopening Oklahoma's economy, Oklahoma Watch reached out for reaction from top medical groups and checked the remarks from Oklahoma City and Tulsa...

 

OSU to launch free concurrent online courses for Oklahoma high school seniors

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State University will launch the state's first free online concurrent enrollment program for Oklahoma high school seniors from a four-year public university beginning this fall. Concurrent enrollment occurs when high school...

 
 By Donald Stotts    Local    April 26, 2020

SUNUP to feature sneak peek of OSU virtual wheat tour

STILLWATER – Social distancing mandates may have canceled field days many agricultural producers depend on, but wheat growers can get a sneak peek of Oklahoma State University’s 2020 wheat tour virtually starting April 25 on OSU Extension’s...

 
 By Donald Stotts    Local    April 26, 2020

Small flock production provides benefits, but good management remains a must

STILLWATER – Backyard poultry producers may find themselves able to offset increased prices for eggs as Oklahoma and the nation deal with COVID-19 concerns. “Eggs in many stores have been going for about $3 per dozen, and in some places concerns...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 26, 2020

No WCEDC director hired yet

The Woods County Economic Development Committee (WCEDC) held two meetings last week in their search for a new executive director. On Wednesday, April 22, they met in executive session to interview four candidates for the position. On Friday, April...

 

We need to get through this time and tighten our belts, just as we have through two World Wars, terrorist attacks and other epidemics

Newspapers in the United States have traveled rough seas to the First Amendment freedoms we enjoy today. From the colonial Stamp Act through wartime censorship to today, when thousands of newspapers were slammed with the public health emergency...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 26, 2020

Hello to you wherever you are

I asked someone the date while paying for their iron, and they said it was the 43rd day of April. It does seem like March and April have lasted a long time. My brother Jack and family may have been...

 

Woods County Communication phone logs

Thursday, April 16, 2020 7:39 a.m. – Controlled burn on OK-132. 11:15 a.m. – Caller advised their boss fell out of a tree. Medic may be needed. 1:07 p.m. – Report of cattle out on Beckham and county line. 2:55 p.m. – Report of a grass fire...

 

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 real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1303 page 134: Paula Kletke conveys unto Darian Carothers and Tyler Forell. Lot 4 and 7 in block 11, College Hill in City of Alva. Quit claim deed. Book 1303 page 174: Greg Baker conveys unto Oklahoma Department of...

 

Miami, Nebraska still waiting for 1st player taken in draft

Miami and Nebraska dominated college football from the 1980s through the early 2000s. Since the Hurricanes and Cornhuskers played for the 2001 national championship they have been trending in the wrong direction, and both are coming off losing...

 

Nashville musicians find themselves without jobs or benefits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Colin Poulton moved to Nashville in 2008 to study commercial guitar. He dropped out of college but stuck with the city and the guitar, first playing in a series of original bands and more recently making his living in the...

 

2 dead in Haysville; murder-suicide suspected

HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Police in a suburb of Wichita, Kansas, are investigating the deaths of two people as a possible murder-suicide. KAKE-TV reports that responding officers on Friday found two people dead inside a home in the town of Haysville....

 

"I just can't do this." Harried parents forgo home school

Frustration is mounting as more families across the U.S. enter their second or even third week of distance learning — and some overwhelmed parents say it will be their last. Amid the barrage of learning apps, video meet-ups and e-mailed...

 

Virus cases top 100 among residents of Kansas nursing home

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases among residents of a Kansas nursing home has topped 100, after nine additional cases were confirmed. The additional cases were identified this week at the Riverbend Post-Acute Rehabilitation...

 

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