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Grow and Share OHCE members learn about charcuterie boards

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Tuesday, June 18, in the home of Mary Hamilton. Christie Vickers was the hostess. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. and all the members recited the flag salute. Vickers presented a devotional entitled, "Don't...

 

Menus for the week of June 24–28

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Crispitos with homemade chili and cheese sauce, tossed salad with dressing, corn, rosy applesauce (diabetic: applesauce). Tuesday – Ham and beans, spinach, cornbread, cinnamon roll (diabetic:...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Alva Board of Education meets Tuesday

The Alva Board of Education will hold their final meeting of the fiscal year on Tuesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. The meeting will be at the superintendent’s office at 418 Flynn. Board members will go...

 
 By Kelly Parker    Local    June 22, 2019

Renovation and funding for municipal swimming pool

First, I wish to thank the citizens of Alva for all their calls and messages over the past several months regarding the developments and plans for the Alva Municipal Swimming Pool. Since the end of...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    June 22, 2019

Keep an eye on them

I was glad to see many concerned citizens show up at the council meeting on Monday. I was also glad to see Mayor Kelly tabled the fire charges. He said he was going to send it back to committee for...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:38 a.m. – Burglar alarm went off at the Angry Bull Saloon. 9:41 a.m. – Complaint about truck driving in Avard. 11:16 a.m. – Commercial burglar alarm in the 1200 block of Lane Street. Saturday, June 15, 2019 2:45 a.m. ...

 

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 1293 page 1: D.L.H. Construction Intermediary LLC conveys unto Tom Foote. A tract of land located in the northwest quarter of section 7, township 27 north, range 13 West of the India Meridian, Woods County, Oklahoma. Quit...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Tourism funds approved for Nescatunga Golf Classic

The Alva Tourism Tax Committee barely had a quorum of three members to consider the one funding request for their June meeting. Members present for the June 19 meeting were Norville Ritter, Dr. Charles Tucker and Jaunita Dotson. Absent were Terri...

 

Bickerstaff joins state CPA board leadership

OKLAHOMA CITY — Members of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants elected 2019-2020 board of directors and saw them installed at the 101st Annual Members Meeting on June 7 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The newly elected board includes:...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Waynoka man injured in motorcycle rollover

A Waynoka man was injured Thursday when his motorcycle rolled north of Waynoka. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Milton Boone Thorp, 50, of Waynoka, was transported by Air Evac from the scene to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Kansas man dies in truck north of Alva

A Kansas man died Tuesday afternoon near Alva. He was in a truck which left the road and drove into a wheat field. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released his name on Friday. The fatality incident occurred at 3:27 p.m. on State Highway 11 approximately...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Spraying for mosquitos draws citizen comments

A large number of people attended the Alva City Council Monday, June 17. After a lengthy meeting and executive session, those who stayed had the opportunity to address the council. Mayor Kelly Parker...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 22, 2019

Gas franchise agreement raises questions

Other than the citizen comments, which are covered in a separate story, the only controversy during the Alva City Council meeting Monday involved the Oklahoma Natural Gas franchise. City Business Mana... Full story

 

Guys and Dolls, Jr., at ACT I June 27-29

Thirty-four talented area youth will bring "Guys and Dolls, Jr." to the ACT I stage on June 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. The musical romantic comedy is set in 1950s mythical Manhattan and involves the u...

 

Oklahoma protesters speak against detaining child migrants

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II spoke out Saturday against the Trump administration's plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army...

 

Man on trial over fatal Kansas shootings claims self-defense

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man on trial over an October 2017 shooting in downtown Lawrence that killed three people and wounded two others has testified he wasn't "thinking at all" when he fired his gun. The Lawrence-Journal World reports that...

 

KCK residents file federal lawsuit over flooding in 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Residents of a Kansas City, Kansas neighborhood have filed a federal lawsuit over flooding during the summer of 2017 that accuses businesses and local officials of negligence. The lawsuit filed earlier this month by five...

 

Sedgwick County to issue veteran ID cards

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County plans to start offering ID cards to military veterans. Register of Deeds Tonya Buckingham proposed offering the cards through her office as a way to combat people who falsely claim to be veterans. The Wichita...

 

Kansas schools address teacher shortage across state

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas education officials are raising pay and fast-tracking various teaching professionals in a two-pronged effort aimed at combating teacher shortages. Last year, Kansas schools had more than 600 vacant positions, many in rura...

 

Ex-teacher sues over ousting over transgender student names

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A former central Indiana teacher who lost his job after citing religious reasons for disagreeing with a policy compelling teachers to call transgender students by their preferred names rather than birth names has sued the...

 

Civil rights lawsuit alleges anti-gay harassment of student

NAVARRE, Ohio (AP) — A federal civil rights complaint alleges an Ohio high school student faced harassment from school officials and his basketball coach after they learned he was gay. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Akron says the student...

 

Sheriff: 2 Alabama inmates planned to bomb a courthouse

JASPER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff's department says it has foiled a plan by two inmates to detonate homemade bombs in a county courthouse. Al.com reports that 29-year-old Bryant Wayne Williams Jr. and 56-year-old Terry Keith Hammond are...

 

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for...

 

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