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Menus for the week of June 29 – July 3

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Oven-fried fish, tartar sauce, macaroni and tomatoes, tater tots, cornbread, mixed fruit (diabetic: no sugar added mixed fruit). Tuesday – Frito pie, Mexican beans, tossed salad with dressing, pears...

 

Woods County Communications logs

Friday, June 19, 2020 7:39 a.m. – Residential fire alarm in Medford. 8:17 a.m. – Report of a rollover accident on SH-132. 9:36 a.m. – Report of a car fire in Pond Creek. 10:05 a.m. – Report of a commercial fire alarm in Waynoka. 12:58 p.m....

 

Marriage License Filings

Douglas Lynn Whittet, Alva, and Debbie Marie Newman, Alva: marriage license (no counselling) ($50)....

 

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 Correction: Book 1305 page 812: Collin Edward Pierce Sr. conveys unto Collin Edward Pierce Jr. and Sandra Pierce. Lots 2, 3 and 4, block 1 of Keith and Kennedy Subdivision, City of Waynoka. Quit claim deed. Book 1305 page 1022:...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2020

Share Convalescent and Homestead show May profits

Both Share Convalescent Home and the Homestead made profits during May, according to financial reports from Interim CFO Steve Knox. He was reporting to the Alva Hospital Authority trustees during...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2020

Alva School Board Meeting

Public school will look different this fall in Alva. Three different options for instruction will be offered. There will be a new food service. A new photographer will be taking school photos. Three...

 

Alva student takes a deep dive in the arts at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

• Students were selected through a competitive audition process to attend the state's Official School for the Arts Nearly 270 young artists from across Oklahoma – including Kylee Harzman from Alva – spent a week studying with internationally...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2020

Waynoka man charged with larceny

For a second time in a matter of months, a Waynoka man has been charged with larceny of merchandise from a retailer. On March 4, Cole Mason Bence, 33, of Waynoka, was charged with the misdemeanor in a Waynoka Police Department investigation. On June...

 

Gone Savin' Lives: take some time to donate blood

Oklahoma Blood Institute knows this summer will be different, and it may be a time for staycations or camping trips. Oklahoma Blood Institute needs donors to help rebuild the blood supply in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and is...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2020

Social media post leads to felony charges

A social media post caught the attention of local law enforcement. Further investigation led to felony charges being filed against a Shawnee man. According to documents filed in the case, on June 23 at 10:04 p.m. Woods County Undersheriff Keith Dale...

 

Jodie Randels announced as new Northwestern Foundation office manager

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is pleased to announce Jodie Randels as its new office manager. Previously, Randels served as an admissions/records assistant in the Registry...

 

State Question 802: Voting on Medicaid expansion during a pandemic

Say you are a single adult with one child working a minimum-wage job in Oklahoma. You make $7.25 an hour and have no health benefits through your employer. Then say you work that job 40 hours a week every week of the year. At the end of the year,...

 

VERA R. BOHAM

Graveside services for Vera R. Boham, 82, of Alva, will be Monday, June 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. in Alva Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home, Enid. Vera was born on...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    June 28, 2020

Be thankful for the right to protest

I hope you had a good Father’s Day. Saturday is the 4th of July. May your punks stay lit, your crackers all pop, and you get to pig out. This year protesters, looters and rioters should be especiall...

 
 By Tim Reynolds    Sports    June 28, 2020

The NBA is coming back, and here's 10 things to know

The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. Here are 10 things to know about the restarted season: THE RACE FOR 8 There are six teams in the race for the No....

 

Kansas residents face jobless aid issues amid virus outbreak

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — When Andrew Knight's unemployment benefits landed in his bank account on a recent Monday instead of Thursday as usual, he thought the payment was merely early. He swiftly spent it paying rent and other bills. But Knight and an...

 

Crews look for missing person at Wichita-area lake

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are searching a Kansas lake for a missing person. KSNW reports that dispatchers responded around 2:45 p.m. Saturday to a submersion at Lake Afton, a 258-acre man-made recreational lake in an area of Sedgwick County...

 

Man charged in bridge shooting fired with handgun, AR-15

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City-area man charged with randomly shooting into traffic last month on a bridge that connects Kansas and Missouri fired 15 rounds from a handgun before retrieving an AR-15-style rifle from his car and shooting at...

 

Mississippi takes step toward dropping rebel image from flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into applause Saturday as lawmakers took a big step toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent...

 

Oklahoma reports 299 more COVID-19 cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma reported 299 more cases of the coronavirus on Saturday and seven additional deaths. The Oklahoma Department of Health said there have been at least 12,642 confirmed cases and 384 deaths due to COVID-19, the disease...

 

As cases surge in US, rural areas seeing increases as well

For many states and counties in the U.S., the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic in April unfolded on their television screens, not on their doorsteps. But now, some places that appeared to have avoided the worst are seeing surges of infections,...

 

Kansas City, Kansas, makes masks mandatory starting Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Another Kansas City area community is making masks mandatory amid a surge of coronavirus cases. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, announced Saturday in a tweet that a requirement that...

 
 By Kirby Adams    Regional    June 28, 2020

80-year-old woman walks 500 miles around Louisville for ALS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Reading from a dog-eared travel guide book, Patsy Harkess explains Camino de Santiago, a 40 day, 500-mile trek she had planned for early May. "The Camino is a rare chance in a busy world for solitude and self-reflection, even...

 
 By Sean Murphy    Regional    June 28, 2020

Medicaid, GOP congressional primary top Oklahoma ballot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A question on whether to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma and a crowded Republican field vying to challenge the state's lone congressional Democrat are drawing the most attention ahead of Tuesday's primary election. State Question...

 

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