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Woods County Senior Citizens Center Menu

Monday – Cheeseburger on a bun, relish plate, potato wedges, mixed fruit (diabetic: no sugar added fruit). Tuesday – Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes with cream gravy, carrots, biscuit, chocolate mousse (diabetic: sugar-free chocolate...

 

Household Executives OHCE group learns ways to stay mentally active while aging

Household Executives OHCE group met in the home of hostess Carol Anderson. Anderson also presented the lesson. The meeting was called to order by President Eleanor Ring with the quote “Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare...

 
 By Daniel Winters    Local    July 7, 2019

The History and Proposal of Alva City Pool Bond Measure

I have heard a lot of people say that whether the GO bond passes or not the pool will be open next year. While I will not definitively tell you it will not open if the bond measure fails, I do want to tell you that the chances are quite high. The Dep... Full story

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    July 7, 2019

I Hope You had a Great Fourth of July

There were lots of activities everywhere, so there was something for everyone. Thanks to all the volunteers that make it all possible. Dad, Jack and I went the south route for casinos on the 4th. The... Full story

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    July 7, 2019

4-H Volunteers Gather for Annual Conference

There was a S.U.R.G.E. of energy on the Oklahoma State University campus recently as a group of dedicated 4-H parents and volunteers gathered for the annual 4-H Parent/Volunteer Conference. The theme...

 

Woods County Communications Phone Log

Saturday, June 29, 2019 6:41 a.m. – Medic needed for person who fell and has possible broken bones. 1:17 p.m. – Report of a fire on County Road 260 and U.S. Highway 64. 3:28 p.m. – Report of windows broken and back door open in the 1000 block...

 

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 488: Eric W. Smith and Kim Smith, husband and wife, convey unto Nitram Capital LLC. Lot 4, in block 54 of there of the Original Town, now City, of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Book 1293 page 490:...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 7, 2019

Low Water Prices, High Water Content

The future of oil production in Woods and nearby counties lies in keeping costs low to maximize return, according to Tom L. Ward, CEO of Mach Resources, LLC, an Oklahoma City based oil and gas...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Local    July 7, 2019

Turtle Race Watching

Anastasia Judd views a few contestants of the turtle race....

 
 By Trey Lunn    Local    July 7, 2019

4th of July Sack Race

Aaron Schreder, age 3, wins the 1- to 4-year-old sack race....

 
 By Trey Lunn    Local    July 7, 2019

Train Rides

Dustin Frazier drives the train during the fourth of July events....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 7, 2019

Wide Open Spaces and Bison

With his neatly trimmed white beard, pulled back gray hair and experience-lined face, Alan R. Ball could fill many roles. He's actually a longtime photographer and a part-time history professor...

 

Woods County Marriage License Filings

Billy Wayne Smith and Gina Rae Schaaf, both of Freedom: marriage license ($50)....

 
 By Howard Fendrich    Sports    July 7, 2019

Serena Williams 2 for 2 at Wimbledon; wins in singles, mixed

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams walked into her news conference at Wimbledon holding her phone, a cold bottle of water and a statistics sheet that reinforced what was clear from watching her third-round singles victory Saturday: She is...

 

US looks to complete its French summer with a final win

LYON, France (AP) — The United States is about to conclude its summer in France with an opportunity to further cement its place as the best team on the international stage. The U.S. faces the Netherlands on Sunday for the Women's World Cup...

 

Man drowns at popular southern Oklahoma tourist destination

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in southern Oklahoma say a 39-year-old man has apparently drowned at a popular tourist destination. Officials say the victim disappeared about noon Friday at Turner Falls near Davis, about 70 miles (113 kilometers)...

 

Arrest made in fatal May stabbing at east Tulsa apartment

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the stabbing death of another man in May. Tulsa County Jail records indicate that Roderick Anderson was booked on a complaint of first-degree murder about 1...

 
 By Tim Reynolds    Sports    July 7, 2019

Analysis: It's a new day in the NBA, and a welcomed change

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There is no favorite. This is what the NBA wanted. And needed. The biggest piece of valid criticism about the league in recent years has been its predictable. Golden State got to the last five NBA Finals. LeBron James had made it t...

 

Kowar leads NW Arkansas to 3-1 win over Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Jackson Kowar hurled 6 1/3 scoreless innings, leading the Northwest Arkansas Naturals over the Tulsa Drillers in a 3-1 win on Friday. Kowar (1-1) allowed four hits while striking out seven and walking one to get the win. NW...

 

Stevie Wonder says he's getting a kidney transplant in fall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder says he will be receiving a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement to concertgoers in England on Saturday. Wonder said he'll do three more shows and then undergo the surgery...

 

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony

LONDON (AP) — The youngest member of Britain's royal family, Archie Harrison Mountabatten-Windsor, was christened at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans. The 2-month-old son of the Duke and Duchess...

 

Months of aftershocks could follow big California earthquake

RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California expressed relief Saturday that damage and injuries weren't worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, while voicing concerns about the possibility of major...

 

Small plane crash on Ole Miss golf course, 1 hurt

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The pilot of a single-engine plane was injured when the small aircraft crashed Saturday on a golf course at the University of Mississippi, authorities said. University spokesperson Rod Guajardo told media outlets that the...

 

Mount Rushmore Memorial to begin major construction projects

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — One of the country's most popular tourist attractions is getting to the core of a multi-million dollar upgrade. The Rapid City Journal reports that major construction projects at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in...

 

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