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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – BBQ beef on a bun, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, pudding Tuesday – Chicken enchilada casserole, salad with tomato, ranch beans, tortilla chips, peach cobbler Wednesday – Goulash, candied carrots,...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild

The May 2 meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild was called to order by President Patty Barker. Following the business meeting, Doris White was introduced as guest speaker. She brought her collection of antique and unusual thimbles and gave a...

 
 By Mandy Gross    Regional    June 25, 2017

Remember food safety when firing up the grill this summer

With warmer weather on the way, many Oklahomans will be firing up their grill. Summer is typically a time of creating fun-filled memories and delicious meals; however, if the meal is not prepared properly, it could be a source of foodborne disease....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Tourism Commission approves almost $60,000 to promote Alva

The Alva Tourism Tax Commission voted to pay an advertising agency to provide marketing services for Alva at the regular meeting Wednesday, June 21. The price tag is not to exceed $58,900. They also approved up to $1,000 for the same agency to produc...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Tourism tax funding requests approved

Citing decreasing tourism tax funds, the City of Alva Tourism Tax Commission reduced funding requests from two organizations at their Wednesday, June 21, meeting. When going over the financial report for May, Dr. Charles Tucker commented that the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Alva man charged with three drug felonies

An Alva man has been charged with three felony drug counts following an investigation by Alva police. Solomon David Carpenter, 49, of Alva was charged with three counts of distribution of controlled dangerous substance. One was for marijuana,...

 

Donated fans offer relief from heat

OG&E delivered 1,200 electric fans on June 20 to agencies serving low-income and elderly residents across its service area. Each year the fan donation program helps those who are particularly vulnerable to the summer heat. The fans will be...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Alva woman charged with drug possession

An Alva woman was arrested on possession of marijuana and methamphetamine after a search warrant was served at her residence. Peyton Victoria Frittz, 21, of Alva was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine) and poss...

 

Little Orphan Annie at ACT I Theatre

Thirty nine young actors will take center stage at ACT I Theatre on June 28, 29 and 30 in a musical theatre adaptation of one of the world's best-loved comic strips, "Little Orphan Annie." Adapted...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Two from Alva charged in child abuse case

Two people from Alva are facing child abuse charges after a babysitter reported bruises on a one-year-old. Dung Anh Nguyen, 24, of Alva is charged with child neglect and child abuse by injury, both felonies. Alyssa May Kenyon, 23, of Alva is charged...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 25, 2017

Enid man dies in Garfield County wreck

An Enid man died of injuries received in a one-vehicle wreck in Garfield County early Friday morning. Robert Dean Wiggin II, 44, of Enid was pronounced dead the scene by Life EMS due to massive injuries. He was taken to Anderson Burris Funeral Home...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    June 25, 2017

The next best thing to camp is vacation Bible school

Jaylyn and company made it back safely from the Bible Baptist Church Camp out in the Panhandle at Black Mesa. Several young people were saved, with the only downside being one girl broke her arm. The...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, June 16, 2017 9 a.m. Reporting party (RP) advised of cows out by the Green Valley Church. 9:04 a.m. Cows out west of Carmen. 1:10 p.m. RP advised of a black calf out on Highway 45 between county roads 450 and 460. 1:54 p.m. Report of child...

 

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 1263 page 801: Bac Investments, LLC, unto Dusty Mackey and Kayla Mackey, as joint tenants. Lots 3, block 11, of College Hill Addition to the City of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. Joint tenancy warranty deed. Book 1263 page...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Thursday, June 15, 2017 6:25 a.m. Woman called about inmate information. 4:34 p.m. Man asked to leave residence. 5:40 p.m. Man returned to residence. Friday, June 16, 2017 8 a.m. Dispatch called about cow out. 9:30 a.m. Man called for Donna. 12 p.m....

 

Gulp and Gallop feeds 170 children

Gulp and Gallop, a program sponsored by the Woods County Coalition, was a success this year, adding even more health-related community activities to a program that is making an impact on the health of kids in Woods County. The program, which just...

 

Local AHS student receives military scholarship

Drum roll, please! "... and the winner of a $2,000 scholarship is ... Cathy Mapes from Alva," announced Sheila Gilbert, store director at the Vance Commissary. The scholarships are part of the...

 
 By Amy Bickel    Regional    June 25, 2017

Hutchinson family's love of earth extends to next generation

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — From the top of Norman Roth's combine, it looked like a crop of a lifetime. It's day two of the annual wheat harvest, The Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/2sjZAdi ) reported. Rolling amber waves stretched for a mile across...

 
 By Tim Horan    Regional    June 25, 2017

Business program in central Kansas boosts startup companies

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Explaining embryo transfer, genetics maximization and how his new company, Embruon, in Salina, can assist cattle producers was a major obstacle for owner Matt Barten. "It's hard to give a two-minute elevator pitch on what I...

 

EXCHANGE: Illinois State students dig out 13th century town

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Pieces of animal bones, stone tools, ceramics and other artifacts being unearthed on a farm in rural area south of Bloomington are providing clues to a culture that inhabited a small village more than 750 years ago....

 
 By Boyd Huppert    Regional    June 25, 2017

4-H member in Wisconsin seeking special wheelchair

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The terrain is rough on a dairy farm. It's rougher still when you have cerebral palsy. Brandon Skinner knows a thing or two about rough roads from his weekly visits to the farm of family friends Denton and Amy Hanson, where...

 

EXCHANGE: Herbal farmers grow small garden for health care

ANNA, Ill. (AP) — It's a quarter of an acre that grows about 50 plants, an area that some folks would call a garden of life. The compact, fenced-in plot is a small part of the Dayemi community's 100-acre property in Union County, where some...

 

Rochester technology team looks for the next killer app

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A small Rochester technology team thinks the hot gee-whiz technology of augmented and virtual reality has the potential for lot more than just fun and games. Virtual reality refers to an immersive technology that usually...

 

Hate mowing? A robot can cut your lawn

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Every spring, Don Osborne brings his 5-foot-wide zero-turn mower out of hibernation to keep a few acres near the house looking tidy. "My wife has flower beds and so forth," Osborne says. "With the big mower, I was all the...

 

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