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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday—Smothered beef with onion gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, hot roll, apple cobbler (diabetic: sugar free apple cobbler) Tuesday—Chicken tortilla casserole, Mexican slaw, Spanish rice, tossed salad...

 

Farm Service Agency accepting local committee nominations of farmers, ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting nominations for county committee members. Elections will occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for members. LAAs are elective areas for FSA committees...

 
 By Gail Ellis    Local    June 19, 2022

Watch for heat stress in livestock as temps climb

The heat of summer is setting in, and after a cool spring, livestock are not yet fully acclimated to warmer temperatures. In a recent edition of the Oklahoma State University Extension Cow-Calf Corner newsletter, Paul Beck, Extension beef nutrition...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 19, 2022

Alva becomes home to two roadside crosses

Overlooking two sides of the city's edges are symbols meant to evoke feelings of hope and peace in passersby. The giant white roadside crosses, one east of town across from SandRidge on US-64 and the...

 

CoffeeTime

Men! They’re very first species of human-kind that the Creator made, and with absolutely no instruction manual to show Him how. The Bible says God made Man “in His image.” I have to wonder ...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    June 19, 2022

Happy Father's Day to all the dads and substitute dads everywhere

A great shout out to my dad and sons for the good fathers they are. The Gulp and Gallop is alive and well again this year through June 30. Under 18 can get a meal and short entertainment. Check the Ne...

 
 By Tonya Cater    Local    June 19, 2022

Fact sheets added to your Social Security statement

Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Arkansas Your Social Security statement tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivors, and retirement benefits. It also provides a record of your most recent...

 

Woods County Communications logs

Thursday, June 8, 2022 During this day there were nine traffic stops, two reports of cattle out and three reports of controlled burns. 1:45 a.m. – Report of a stray animal. 2:50 a.m. – Lift assist needed on 3rd Street 8:21 a.m. – Report of a...

 

Woods County court filings

Felony Filings Michael Austin Willhite, Alva, 18, has been charged with burglary first degree. ($444) James Joseph McAuliff, 54, has been charged with identity theft – unlawfully obtaining personal indentyifing info; possession of CDS (cocaine)...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1333 page 514: Sand Ratz Society Campground LLC unto EGKK Properties LLC. Section 10, township 24N, range 16W, NE4. Quit claim deed. Book 1333 page 517: Sand Ratz Society Campground LLC unto BWD Land Holdings LLC. Section...

 

Northwestern history professor featured in two international documentaries

Dr. Roger Hardaway, professor of history at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, recently completed filming for two international documentaries about the American West. Hardaway, who has been...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

Temporary appropriations for county approved by excise board

The Woods County Excise-Equalization Board held a special meeting Wednesday morning, June 15, to approve a list of temporary appropriations for county governmental agencies and schools. Board members present were Joe Shirley and Chris Olson with Bob...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

WCEDC plans donor dinner for fall

The WCEDC (Woods County Economic Development Committee) is planning a reception and/or dinner for donors before the end of the year. The regular quarterly meeting of the committee was held Tuesday, June 7, at Northwest Technology. Randy McMurphy led...

 

Students participate In Northwest Career Academy

Sixteen area incoming eighth grade students participated in the Northwest Career Academy program (NWCA). The students spent three days touring area businesses, performing community service and learnin...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

Alva City Council to vote on next year's budgets

Because of the Juneteenth observance on Monday, the Alva City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. An executive session is scheduled in the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

Alva teen charged with burglary

An Alva teen is facing court charges after he allegedly forced his way into an apartment and attacked a 16-year-old with pliers. Michael Austin Willhite, 18, of Alva, is charged with burglary in the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

Kansas man charged in theft from farm

A Kansas man has been charged in Woods County with the oddly named crime of larceny of an implement of husbandry. Court records show on May 31 about 7:21 p.m. Woods County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Davis was contacted by dispatch stating Steve...

 

Tablet program helps incarcerated fathers stay connected to their families

UNION CITY, Okla. – Navigating holidays is an emotional journey for Robert Rivard. “Holidays are tough,” inmate Rivard said. “I miss my family so desperately.” Among the 1.2 million people in federal and state prison, 92% are fathers. This...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

Motorist assistance turns into drug arrest

A Woods County deputy was sent to assist a motorist but discovered more than a vehicle problem. Officers found hidden compartments containing drugs. On Friday, June 10, at 7:20 p.m. Woods County Sheriff’s Deputy Chase Jones was dispatched to a moto...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 19, 2022

ARC Board updated on swimming pool

A swim in cool refreshing water sounds wonderful as we experience triple digit temperatures in Oklahoma. However, it will be a couple of years before Alva can expect to enjoy a dip in a local municipal pool. Dr. Kay Decker, a member of the committee... Full story

 

Teen sentenced to life in prison in death of 12-year-old boy

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy during a botched gun deal. WDAF-TV reports that a jury convicted 18-year-old Jaylen LaRon Johnson of Kansas City, Kansas, of...

 

Utah couple turning heads by training water buffalo

MENTON, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple is turning heads by training a unique animal that they've grown to love like family - water buffalo. Mary Heers said her love for water buffalo started when she was a young girl. "In the beginning I think I saw a...

 

Oklahoma deputy shoots, kills man outside Anadarko home

ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man outside a home in Anadarko after the man brandished a weapon, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Monday. According to the OSBI, a Caddo County deputy responding to a...

 

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