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Menus for week of June 1–5

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Smothered steak and onions, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, hot roll, gingerbread cake (diabetic: graham crackers) Tuesday – Country-fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peas and carrots, hot...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 31, 2020

Airport Commission approves conservative budget

The Alva Airport Commission held a special meeting Thursday to finalize their budget for the next fiscal year beginning July 1. When budget figures were presented at the May 11 meeting, commission members didn’t think revenue estimates were conserv...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 31, 2020

Summer programs to be considered by school board

Plans for summer programs will be discussed during the Alva Board of Education meeting Monday. The board will meet at 5 p.m. in the high school library. There will be discussion and action on approving summer driver’s education to be taught by...

 

Correction to hospital board story

There were two errors in the story titled “Share Medical looking at ways to spend COVID-19 funds” published in the Sunday, May 24, Alva Review-Courier....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 31, 2020

Two injured in Major County collision

Both drivers were taken to the hospital after a collision at an intersection in Major County. The wreck occurred at 3:08 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, at US-412 and US-281 (Bouse Junction), approximately 24 miles west of Orienta. According to the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 31, 2020

A day for remembering

"Color guard, attention. Audience, attention. Color guard, forward march." So began the Alva Memorial Day Services at the municipal cemetery. Members of Scout Troop 392 formed in two lines and...

 

Oklahoma prison visitation set to resume next weekend

Oklahoma City – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is set to resume inmate visitation next weekend. Visitation will be highly structured to accommodate social distancing. Visiting sessions will be two hours long and offered multiple days a...

 

Special Report: In Oklahoma pork-packing town, COVID stirs fear, faith and sorrow

GUYMON, Okla./WASHINGTON – (Reuters) – Over 25 years, the massive pork plant that dominates this small city brought jobs, new residents and an economic lifeline to a slowly shrinking farming community. Attracted by relatively good wages at...

 

Seevers celebrate 56 years of marriage

Thanks to my wonderful wife of 56 years together on June 1. I just want to let you know how much you mean to me! You've been there through thick and thin and always there to give me encouragement at...

 

Unmarked stimulus debit cards not always a scam

OKLAHOMA CITY – In response to reports that some Americans are mistakenly discarding stimulus debit cards, Attorney General Mike Hunter Friday urged Oklahomans to not assume the unmarked envelopes containing cards are junk mail. The U.S....

 

Here's what school could look like for Oklahoma students next fall

The coronavirus will change school next fall. The Oklahoma State Department of Education has issued a series of guidelines for schools. But will we see a statewide shutdown of schools and shift to distance learning next fall like we did this spring?...

 

Northwestern will resume face-to-face classroom setting for fall 2020

Northwestern Oklahoma State University officials have announced the university’s intent to resume face-to-face instruction for the fall 2020 semester. “While we have reason to be proud of how we have all adapted to these challenging...

 

DWIGHT HART NELSON

Dwight Hart Nelson, 80, of Phoenix, Arizona, departed this life on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home with family at his side. Born in Cherokee, Oklahoma, Dwight was the son of the late Anthon and...

 

N.W.O.S.U. Outstanding Graduates

Northwestern honors the outstanding graduates of 2020. They are as follows: Aaron Pierce, Alondra Galindo, Alysson Stewart, Ashley Franz, Chanel Martin, Colton Budy, Jacqueline Ruhl, Joni Welch,...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    May 31, 2020

Goldbug Gulp and Gallop alive and well

I met a nice lady, Kohannah Hess, at Wal-Mart that said the Goldbug Gulp and Gallop is alive and well again this year. They would like a call at 327-1647, to know how many meals to prepare, but you...

 

GAC announces 2020-21 football, basketball and championship schedules

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – On Friday, The Great American Conference announced its Council of Presidents approved changes to the league's upcoming football and basketball schedules, as well as alterations to the conference's championship formats. The...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, May 22, 2020 1:48 a.m. – Welfare check needed. 2:50 a.m. – Alarm went off at Share Nursing Home. 12:31 p.m. – Commercial burglar alarm Waynoka. 6:16 p.m. – Report of a cattle out. 11:50 p.m. – Report of a reckless driver. Saturday,...

 

Divorce Filings

Makaytlen Grace Stapleton, Alva, vs. Craig Ryan Stapeleton, Lochbuie, Colorado: dissolution of marriage ($262.14). Vanessa Ilene Brewer vs. Eric Vincent Brewer, Alva: dissolution of marriage ($262.14)....

 

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 obtai...

 

Woods County real estate

Book 1305 page 218: Karen Adams conveys unto Bryce Kenneth Galbraith and Syrie Galbratith: lots 1, 2 and 3, block 2, Myer’s Heights First, City of Alva. Quit claim deed. Book 1305 page 221: Gary A. Adams conveys unto Bryce Kenneth Galbraith and...

 
 By Howard Fendrich    Sports    May 31, 2020

US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks. No spectators. Fewer...

 
 By David Pitt    Regional    May 31, 2020

US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As if trips to the grocery store weren't nerve-wracking enough, U.S. shoppers lately have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has disrupted processing plants and distribution networks....

 

Homicides spike in Kansas City; on possible record pace

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis has for years suffered the unwanted distinction of having one of the nation's highest homicide rates, but it's Missouri's other big city that is on pace for perhaps the deadliest year on record. Kansas City police...

 
 By ERIC OLSON    Regional    May 31, 2020

Number of eliminated college sports programs nearing 100

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days, the number of eliminated sports programs will almost surely pass 100. Research by The Associated Press found a total of 97...

 

Arkansas coronavirus cases rise by 236, to pass 7,000 total

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arkansas has surpassed 7,000 and one additional death is reported due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the Arkansas Department of Health reported on Saturday. The...

 

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