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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage gravy, biscuit, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Tuesday – Berry Colossal Crunch, cinnamon toast, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – Breakfast bun, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Lunch Menu...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society

The May NWOGS guest speaker was Lakin Ragains-Kastl. Lakin is the author and publisher of “Relentless.” “Relentless” is a book about the 1947 Woodward tornado. Lakin Ragains-Kastl grew up in Burlington and now lives in Yukon. Her love of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Long agenda for Alva City Council Monday

A lengthy agenda awaits the Alva City Council for the regular May meeting on Monday. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. After handling minutes and claims, the council will hear a number of reports from city-relat...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Alva Tourism to hold special meeting

The regular meeting of the Alva Tourism Committee was set for May 16. There were no funding requests on the agenda, and apparently not enough members were present for a quorum. Since then two groups have applied for tourism funds, so a special...

 

Correction

In the pictures that ran in the Sunday, May 13, paper with the article named, “DAR's final meeting of the year,” the captions should have read: Members present at the final end-of-year for the Cherokee Outlet Chapter of the Daughters of the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Northwest Treatment Center reports van stolen by client

Waynoka Police Officer Misty Smiley was dispatched to the Northwest Treatment Center on Saturday, May 5, at approximately 3:35 a.m. about a stolen vehicle. She was told a client had stolen the large white transport van about five minutes earlier....

 

CHARLOTTE JEAN SILCOTT-JOHNSON

Charlotte Jean Silcott-Johnson, 53, died unexpectedly in her sleep on April 22, 2018, at her home in Belle Isle, Florida. A celebration of her life was held Saturday, May 5. Charlotte was born to...

 
 By Randy Kilbourne    Local    May 20, 2018

The Coffee House Philosopher

Perhaps ten years before his Pinehurst victory, I “met” Payne Stewart while attending one of the Colonial golf tournaments in Fort Worth, Texas. I was in a crowd of several hundred people, watching a foursome of golfers play the ninth hole, when...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    May 20, 2018

Next weekend is Memorial Day weekend

Enjoy your families, friends and good food. I am excited about the Scribner reunion because cousins from Nebraska and Canada are coming for the first time in years. Please say a prayer for all the...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Sunday, May 13, 2018 10:07 a.m. Small tank battery fire at Custer Road and County Road 500. 11:04 a.m. Medic needed for a lift assist. 3:37 p.m. Caller advised of a pickup stuck in river bed by Freedom. 4:44 p.m. Harassment report. 4:52 p.m. Medic...

 

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...

 

Divorce filings

Lacy Allison Bynum vs. Thomas Alan Bynum: dissolution of marriage ($252.14)....

 

Marriage license filings

Clay Solomon Bouziden and Kaitlin Jo Parsons, both of Alva: marriage license ($5)....

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Friday, May 11, 2018 7:50 a.m. Deputy called about an inmate. Saturday, May 12, 2018 None. Sunday, May 13, 2018 None. Monday, May 14, 2018 None. Tuesday, May 15, 2018 None. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 None....

 

Milleges celebrate their 60th anniversary

Marion Millege and Myrna Veley were married on May 25, 1958, in Alva, Oklahoma, at Myrna's parents house. Marion has a BS degree and master's degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He...

 

2018 Oklahoma Garden Clubs State Convention: 'Bloom Where You Are Planted'

The Northwest District Garden Clubs hosted the 89th Annual Oklahoma State Garden Club Convention at the Runnymede in Alva on May 4-5. This year's convention theme was "Bloom Where You Are Planted."...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Chamber Breakfast notes

Chamber Executive Director Alex Mantz said this was a good time for Alva since there have been three ribbon-cuttings in the last month: BancCentral, the Rusty Bucket and S & H Insurance. Mantz...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Airport getting ready for air race, air show

About 30 people attended a meeting for volunteers to help with the air race and air show to be held at the Alva Regional Airport. Events will be held Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Open meeting advocate wants governor's job

Former Attorney General Drew Edmondson has long been a popular figure with those who believe the government should be open to all citizens. He said, "Secret meetings and backroom deals are the...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 20, 2018

Sen. Murdock tells of needed financial decisions

Sen. Casey Murdock addressed members of the Alva Chamber of Commerce about his recent experience at the State Capitol. He said, "I cannot tell you how happy I am to be out of session. Been there for...

 
 By Rose Blunk    Local    May 20, 2018

The Cherokee Strip Museum recognizes two centenarians and Alva pioneers

Helen Otte Beisel was born on a farm Northwest of Alva to Henry and Bertha Otte. She went to the country school of Pleasantview through eighth grade. She walked to school through the pasture and her d...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    May 20, 2018

Bugs shine in NWOBCA All-Star Game

ALVA, Okla. – In his first at-bat, T.W. Beiswanger started the Northwest Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game with a bang as he was one of five Alva High School players who competed...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 20, 2018

Bison End Successful Season in Regional

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist's first venture into the NCAA postseason ended Friday in the Central Region Tournament with a 4-1 loss to No. 25 Central Oklahoma. OBU struck first in the bottom of the second when Jake Gozzo doubled and...

 

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