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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday—Closed Tuesday—Savory meatballs, mashed potatoes, Harvard beets, hot roll, fruit cobbler Wednesday—Hoagie with ham, turkey, cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickle, three bean salad, coleslaw, ice cream...

 

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It is not an intelligent idea to ignore pain. If you have pain, or had pain in the past – physically, mentally, emotionally, martially, financially, or any other ‘-ally,’ - there is a reason....

 

Memorial Day – Why do we pause to remember?

Along the backroads of Oklahoma and the Great Plains, in towns like Alva, you'll see them – people in cemeteries, quietly and solemnly walking from tombstone to tombstone. They come to tidy up the... Full story

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    May 29, 2022

Happy Memorial Day weekend to one and all

I'd like to tell you how I will spend it but am playing it by ear this year. Cleo had two medical appointments in Enid on Wednesday, so we braved the rain and made a stop at Walmart. Cleo hadn't been...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, May 19, 2022 During this day were 13 traffic stops, five reports of cattle out and one controlled burn. 2:03 a.m. – Report of a burglar alarm going off on Logan Street. 2:07 a.m. – Report of a fire. 2:07 a.m. – Report of a fire from...

 

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 1332 page 1029: Richard Dean Croft II and Stacey Lane Croft convey unto Travis Scott Riley and Christie Riley. Section 12, township 27N, range 14W, NE4, NW4NW4SE4, NE4NW4SE4. Warranty deed. Book 1332 page 1031: Richard...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 29, 2022

'Salt Fork Stations' intertwines family stories and area history

Choose a familiar location, but set the time back to the late 1800s. Add a batch of historical research to family stories. Then develop a mostly fictional family and weave a story around their...

 
 By Paul Monies    Regional    May 29, 2022

Audit questions slowness of Oklahoma support for abortion alternatives

As Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers pass the nation’s strictest anti-abortion laws, an internal audit by the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows the agency has serious concerns about the performance of a vendor selected to provide... Full story

 

Northwestern announces 2022 Homecoming theme, parade marshal

Events have been set for Northwestern Oklahoma State University's annual homecoming celebration Nov. 3-5, and the organizing committee looks forward to seeing many familiar, and some new, faces in... Full story

 

Nescatunga Arts Festival June 4 in downtown Alva

Through months of planning, canceling the event a couple of times because of Covid, and with a predominately new slate of officers and committee chairs, the 51st Nescatunga Arts Festival is set for... Full story

 

Oklahoma St. beats Texas 9-1 to stay alive in Big 12 tourney

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jake Thompson had four RBIs — including a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning — Ryan Bogusz allowed one run over eight innings and No. 4 seed Oklahoma State beat Texas 9-1 on Saturday to avoid elimination...

 

Critical fire condition warnings issued across US Southwest

Warnings of critical fire conditions blanketed much of the U.S. Southwest on Saturday as crews in northern New Mexico worked to stop the growth of the nation's largest active wildfire. The 7-week-old fire, the largest in New Mexico history, has...

 

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They're also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. More than 1,200 flights were canceled as of 2 p.m ES...

 

VP Harris tells Buffalo mourners: Stand up for what's right

Saturday marked the last funeral for victims of a racist attack on Black people at a Buffalo supermarket, with a service that became a call to action and an emotional plea to end the hate and violence that has wracked the nation. The funeral for...

 

Russia test-fires its latest hypersonic Zircon missile

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy on Saturday conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov...

 

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — As Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying we...

 

Police inaction moves to center of Uvalde shooting probe

The actions of a school district police chief and other law enforcement officers are at the center of the investigation into this week's shocking school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Authorities acknowledged Friday that children and teachers repeatedly...

 

FBI records on search for fabled gold raise more questions

A scientific analysis commissioned by the FBI shortly before agents went digging for buried treasure suggested that a huge quantity of gold could be below the surface, according to newly released government documents and photos that deepen the...

 

Wichita grad party argument results in deaths of 2 teens

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting at a graduation party in Wichita left two teenagers dead, one who succumbed to a gunshot wound and another who was hit by a vehicle while fleeing the scene. Police say the events unfolded after an...

 

Man in wig throws cake at glass protecting Mona Lisa

PARIS (AP) — A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum and shouted at people to think of planet Earth. The Paris prosecutor's office said Monday that...

 

Biden sees chance of 'rational' Republican approach on guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the "Second Amendment was never absolute" and that, after the Texas elementary school shooting, there may be some bipartisan support to tighten restrictions on the kind of high-powered weapons...

 

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