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Menus for the week of July 9–13

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Beef tips in gravy over noodles, green beans, squash/zucchini, chocolate custard, salad bar Tuesday – Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, cucumber/onion/tomato salad, wheat bread stick,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

New photo, video policy at library

Technology has changed the way we access information. Sandra Ott Hamilton, director of the Alva Public Library, told the library board Monday that the local facility has become more of a community center than an information storage building. In the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

Alva School Board to meet Monday

The Alva Board of Education will hold a regular meeting Monday at 5 p.m. in the office at 418 Flynn St. The board will be voting on the hiring of a list of non-certified personnel for the next school year. Shane Feely is proposed as the curriculum co...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

Alva man charged with DUI, leaving scene of accident

When someone drove into trash cans and a gas meter behind her house, LaDonna Landers knew who to call. Landers, who works for the Woods County Sheirff’s Office, called Deputy Adam Honeyman on July 1 to report the driver hitting the trash cans and...

 
 By Randy Kilbourne    Local    July 8, 2018

The Coffee House Philosopher

Oh to be able to say precisely the right thing at just the right time. That is to say, one would be able to reply to an insult with a real zinger that puts the resident smart aleck in his place. And at the same time, the zinger would not be so...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    July 8, 2018

Say it isn't so

When Scott Pruitt was given the job of EPA director, I was in shock because he never has had a clue past remembering to breathe in and breathe out. On the other hand, it upped the IQ in two places...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, June 29, 2018 6:12 a.m. Controlled burn off U.S. Highway 64. 6:59 a.m. Woman needs lift assist on Jackson Road. 7:26 a.m. Black calf out half mile east of County Road 280. 8:06 a.m. Calf out on west of County Road 260. 8:15 a.m. Calf out on...

 

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...

 

Marriage license filings

David Allen Roach, Kiowa, Kansas, and McKenzie Elane Earle, Kiowa, Kansas: marriage license (no counseling) ($50). Brian Gene Hofen, Dacoma, and Loretta Lynn Samples, Alva: marriage license (with counseling) ($5)....

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Thursday, June 28, 2018 8:42 a.m. Dispatch called for cattle owners’ info. 8:45 a.m. Woman called for court information. 9:09 a.m. Dispatch called for warrant check. 3:44 p.m. Man called to talk to a deputy. 8:39 p.m. Woman called about...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    July 8, 2018

Finalized soccer schedule released

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State looks to take the next step in its 2018 women's soccer campaign. Newly hired, James Ross' fall schedule will feature 18 regular season games – eight of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

Cereal box camera begins lifelong interest

A camera from a cereal box, using a 126 cartridge, sparked Jon Linder's interest in photography. That was about 1974, but his interest rekindled in 1983 when he attended the Colorado Institute of Art...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

Focusing on children and families

Children and families are favorite subjects for local area photographer Evie Nusser Shriver. "I love kids. I think a lot of photographers have trouble with kids and families because they get really...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2018

Travel comes first, photography second

Though he has a photography studio in Edmond, Jeff Glass says his love of photography comes second to travel. So he likes to combine the two. "It's hard for me to go anywhere without a camera. It...

 

Oklahoma advocates want amendment on medical marijuana

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Activists in Oklahoma are looking to entrench the right to use marijuana in the state's constitution by promoting a pair of ballot measures. The Tulsa World reports that the first state question would classify marijuana as...

 

Oklahoma sees more severe earthquakes, fewer overall

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's 4.0 earthquakes are up significantly this year, but the overall rate of earthquakes is declining. Oklahoma has had six quakes of at least magnitude 4.0 halfway through this year, which is one more than all of last yea...

 

Rattlesnake museum opens in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Cowboy hat and boot stores in Oklahoma City's historic stockyards district have some new neighbors: rattlesnakes and other reptiles. KGOU reports the OKC Rattlesnake Museum opened to visitors this week. It's home to 35...

 

Near death, seeing dead people may be neither rare nor eerie

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Beth Roncevich's father was in his last few days of life, lying in bed in his Indiana Township home with her and her mother somberly by his side. Though his eyes were closed while terminally ill from lung disease on that day four...

 

Man killed by Kansas police wanted in Missouri for murder

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man killed by western Kansas police earlier this week was wanted for murder in Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that 43-year-old Charles Webb was wanted in the May 3 shooting death of 43-year-old...

 

Minnesota bicyclist hit in Kansas last month dies

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A bicyclist who was hit on a western Kansas highway last month while competing in a cross country race has died in a Wichita hospital. The Wichita Eagle reports that 64-year-old John Egbers, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, died...

 

Kansas man makes videos about car collection

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is gaining attention on YouTube for his car collection. Tyler Hoover, 31, runs the "Hoovie's Garage" YouTube channel, The Wichita Eagle reported . The channel features videos where he purchases broken or unusual...

 

Prosecutors sponsoring Kansas human trafficking conference

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Federal, state and local prosecutors are sponsoring a two-day conference on human trafficking next week in northeast Kansas. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister plans to open the conference Tuesday morning at the Manhattan...

 

New Mexico school district revisits option of armed security

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — One northern New Mexico school board is revisiting the option of having armed security guards on campus. The Las Vegas Optic reports that the West Las Vegas school board recently discussed its campus weapons policy and got...

 

Nevada schools, student settle lawsuit over pro-gun clothing

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada school district has settled a First Amendment lawsuit with an eighth-grade student who said his rights were violated when he was told his pro-gun T-shirt violates the district's dress code. The Washoe County...

 

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