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Menus for the week of May 3–7

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – French toast strips, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage biscuit, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Toast, breakfast scramble, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Yogurt...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group hold regular meeting

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on April 8 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Parlor. President Mary Barker called the meeting to order. Janice Litton led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 2, 2021

Contract approved with doctor for Share ER

The Alva Hospital Authority voted Tuesday to employ Scott Evans, D.O. as a staff member for Share Medical. He will be working in the emergency room. The vote followed an executive session to discuss the employment agreement. In March, the hospital co... Full story

 

Calderone-Gale announce engagement

Nick and Cheryl Calderone of Pataskala, Ohio, and Steve and Pam Gale of Alva, Oklahoma, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Gabrielle Calderone and Tyson Gale....

 
 By Greg Highfill    Local    May 2, 2021

Woods County Wheat Plot Tour planned

The OSU Replicated Wheat Plot has been relocated to a new location just west of the intersection of Johnson Road and County Road 390 northwest of Alva, Oklahoma. From Alva proceed west on Highway 64 for 6 miles and turn north on County Road 370; go 4...

 

Northwestern Alumnus scheduled as Spring 2021 Commencement speaker

Dr. Joe Highfill of Norman, a 1966 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will deliver the commencement address at his alma mater during the University's commencement ceremony on...

 

Northwestern announces Spring Commencement exercises May 8

Spring commencement exercises at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Ranger Field. Dr. Joe Highfill of Norman, 1966 Northwestern graduate, will be speaking at the commencement. In case of inclement...

 

Coffeetime

Years ago our family traveled a lot, singing on Sunday morning in churches in other states. Back in those days, when you attended church you were expected to dress more formally than is accepted...

 

Murdock's Minutes

Under Oklahoma’s Constitution, the Legislature must complete its work by no later than 5 p.m. on the last Friday in May. That means we’re in the closing weeks of the session. At this point, we’ve passed deadlines for floor votes on bills from...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    May 2, 2021

What is Alva most well-known for?

Most of the time on Facebook you either get religious, political and advertising posts, or Smudge the Cat and Karen. All are mostly okay if they are your cup of tea. Once in a while a question is pose...

 

1 year later – where is the Nutrition and Senior Citizen Center now?

On March 16, 2020, everything changed here at the Nutrition and Senior Citizen Center as everywhere else in the world. We sure had some challenges in the past year and we know already we have more to come. A very special thank you goes out to all...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    May 2, 2021

Rangers drop the series opener to SAU

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Rangers dropped game one of the series to Southern Arkansas on Friday, 8-0 in Magnolia, at Dawson Field. NWOSU falls to 8-29 overall and 3-28 in the Great American Conference. Northwestern collected one hit by Allison Zanca in...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 2, 2021

Encouraging business through building codes

The Alva Planning Commission accomplished a lot during their meeting Monday. It was the first time since 2019 that the group has met. The commission approved two rezoning requests, recommended the... Full story

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, April 22, 2021 2:54 p.m. – Medic needed for a fall in the 900 block of Locust. 10:02 p.m. – Welfare check needed. Friday, April 23, 2021 5:44 a.m. – Medic needed for a fall in the 200 block of 1st Street. 6:30 a.m. – Medic needed...

 

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...

 

Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority celebrate 90th anniversary

The 90th anniversary of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority was celebrated by Beta Eta and Xi Gamma Nu chapters at the annual Founder's Day banquet held on April 29. Beta Sigma Phi is an...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 2, 2021

Keep some of the old but build a new pool

About a dozen people gathered in the pool house of the Alva Swimming Pool Friday night for a slide presentation and talk by Paul Barton, chairperson of the Pool Task Force. It was one of four meetings... Full story

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transactions Book 1316 page 822: Ida Margaret Evans, unto Ida Margaret Evans Legacy Trust. Section 26, township 29N, range 15W, SW4. Warranty deed. Book 1316 page 827: Stonies S. Stewart and Debra A. Stewart, unto Peiyi Lin. Section 23,...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    May 2, 2021

Walk-off win clinches Rangers' GAC playoff berth

ALVA, Okla. – The Red and Black opened their three-game series with rival Southwestern Oklahoma State Friday night. It would take 12 innings before the Rangers walked off for the third time of the s...

 
 By SEAN MURPHY    Regional    May 2, 2021

Black Freedmen struggle for recognition as tribal citizens

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the U.S. faces a reckoning over its history of racism, some Native American tribal nations that once owned slaves also are grappling with their own mistreatment of Black people. When Native American tribes were forced from...

 

Former Oklahoma doctor guilty of murder in opioid death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma doctor has been convicted of second-degree murder in the opioid overdose death of a patient, according to state Attorney General Mike Hunter. Former Midwest City Dr. Regan Nichols was convicted Friday on one...

 

Second person arrested, third sought in Wichita shooting

A second person has been arrested in a deadly Wichita apartment complex shooting and police are are looking for a third. The Wichita Eagle reports that 18-year-old Breckyn Isabella Elliott, of Wichita, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on...

 

Water-loo? Tree takes battlefield prisoner in portable lav

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man was rescued after a tree that fell during high winds trapped him inside a portable toilet at Gettysburg National Military Park in south-central Pennsylvania. The Barlow Volunteer Fire Department said on...

 

Wisconsin AG: No remaining threat at casino after shooting

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An undetermined number of people were shot at a Wisconsin casino Saturday evening, authorities said. The Oneida Casino in Green Bay tweeted Saturday there was an active shooter at the casino. Spokeswoman Bobbi Webster said...

 

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