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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage roll, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Berry Colossal Crunch, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Thursday – Sausage gravy,...

 

Household Executives learn about county government

The Household Executives OHCE group met April 19 at 2 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Cherokee Strip Museum. Nicki Chaffee was hostess and Carolyn Gasaway was co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway who also led the...

 

Area 8th graders explore future careers

Eighth graders from four area schools were encouraged to think about and plan for future careers during a tour of Northwest Technology Center last week. Students from Alva, Freedom, Waynoka and...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Man threatens suicide after domestic altercation

A domestic altercation in Waynoka and a bottle of medication resulted in a man going to the emergency room. He was later charged with a felony and three misdemeanors. The case started about 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, when Woods County Deputy...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Alva Arena Authority to reorganize

The Alva Arena Authority will be reorganizing following the addition of a new member at their meeting Tuesday, May 2. The authority will meet at noon in the Alva State Bank Annex at 525 Barnes. The board will be electing a chairman, vice-chairman,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

School board to hire four new teachers

The Alva Board of Education expects to hire some new teachers during their regular meeting Monday, May 1. The board will meet at 5 p.m. at the administrative office, 418 Flynn St. The agenda shows the board will be voting to offer temporary one-year...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Alva man charged with abuse, exploitation of vulnerable adult

An Alva man is accused of providing a cellphone to a vulnerable adult and attempting to convince the woman to provide sexual favors. Bennie Leo Benson, 54, of Alva has been charged with two felonies: (1) abuse or exploitation of a vulnerable adult...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Former BJCC inmate gives commencement address

The 63 members of the April 28 Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC) graduating class heard an eye-opening statement from their commencement speaker Friday afternoon. After the family members of the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Alva man faces felony charge after car accident

A man trying to make a turn onto Oklahoma Boulevard struck a retaining wall on Monday, April 24, in Alva. The car engine caught on fire, the driver was taken to the hospital and he now faces charges...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Alva woman arrested after traffic stop

An Alva woman was arrested following a traffic stop. According to court papers, on Thursday, April 20, about 9:55 p.m. Woods County Deputy Adam Honeyman saw a black 2011 Toyota Prius with no lights traveling west on U.S. Highway 64 near Logan...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Alva woman charged with larceny

An Alva woman is facing a larceny charge after a trip to a local store. Jennifer O. Hawkins, 40, of Alva is charged with larceny of merchandise from a retailer, a misdemeanor. This crime is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for a term...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Man charged with assaulting his mother

A man listed as a Waynoka resident is accused of assaulting his mother and causing damage to her home. Dylan Michael Knierim, 24, is charged with a felony of domestic abuse – assault and battery, subsequent offense. He is also charged with one misd...

 

Act I Theatre production of 'Rex's Exes' May 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Ten local theater veterans and one newcomer will serve up their own version of Southern-fried humor as ACT I Theatre presents "Rex's Exes" at 7:30 p.m., May 4, 5 and 6. The sequel to "The Red Velvet C...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Texas men charged with drug felonies

Four men from Texas are facing felony charges in Woods County after a park ranger checked out suspicious activity at their Little Sahara State Park campsite. According to court records, on Saturday, April 1, about 9:30 p.m. Park Ranger Nathan...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Stopped for a tail light, pair face felony drug charges

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the two occupants on drug charges. According to court records, on Monday, April 17, about 3:20 p.m. Woods County Undersheriff Keith Dale saw a camouflage colored Chevrolet pickup leave a residence in the 100...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Broken tail light leads to stop, drug arrest

A drug dog alerting caused officers to search a vehicle stopped for a traffic infraction in Alva. The two occupants have been charged with drug possession felonies. According to court documents, on Tuesday, April 18, about 4:55 p.m. Woods County...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

Two charged with marijuana possession

Two Alva residents are facing felony charges involving an investigation from December 2016. Charges were filed April 20 against Keisha Marie Fischer, 36, and James Wallace Weinhoffer, 52, for possession of controlled substance (marijuana) within...

 

Northwestern announces graduates for 118th spring commencement exercises on May 6

Spring commencement exercises at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at Ranger Field. Retired educator Mary Elaine Williams Nichols, who graduated from Northwestern in 1970, will be speaking at...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 30, 2017

New robotics lab offers new opportunities at NWOSU

Visitors Friday to the open house and dedication of the new robotics lab at Northwestern Oklahoma State University enjoyed touring a well-equipped workshop, design lab and computer room. Students and...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 30, 2017

We had a good time last Sunday

Dad, Cleo and I picked up my brother, Jack, at Fairview and went to Watonga and Canton casinos. After a free drinks at the casino Jack and I went on tour. Jack had seen a convertible the last time we...

 

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