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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetable, roll, ice cream Tuesday – Krispy baked fish, cheesy broccoli, blushing pears, rice pilaf, lemon bar Wednesday – Ham and beans,...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group learn about "Travels of Your Textile Trash"

The Patchwork Friends OHCE Group met for their regular meeting on July 13 at the home of Dottie Gatz. JoAnne Prewett called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Barbara Cue led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by Gatz from a Guidepost...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Council to accept REAP grant

A REAP grant and a board appointment are part of the Alva City Council meeting agenda for Monday. The council meets at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. The council will vote on accepting the 2017 REAP grant for $9,771.71 to use in...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Four funding requests for tourism tax

Four funding requests highlight the agenda of the Alva Tourism Tax Committee meeting Wednesday. The requests total $131,431. The committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. The Woods County Free Fair is requesting $9,100...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Recreation authority to vote on shade structures bid

After much discussion in earlier meetings, the Alva Recreation Authority will vote on a bid for shade structures at Wednesday’s regular meeting. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in the classroom at the recreation complex. The agenda calls for...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Two 4th of July collisions

Alva police worked two minor accidents on Tuesday, July 4. The first occurred at 11:11 a.m. on Church Street west of First Street. Liberty Jennae Bird, 16, of Alva was backing a 2005 Toyota to the south from a private drive. Bird was looking at...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Little Sahara sands cut man's trip short

An Enid man’s road trip to New Mexico was cut short by a trip to jail. He apparently got his vehicle stuck in sand at Little Sahara State Park at Waynoka and is now facing three misdemeanor charges in Woods County. Bryan Joseph Starkey, 41, of...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    July 16, 2017

Wheeeeeee! 50 years sure goes by fast when you are having fun

If Cleo and I can make it to tomorrow (July 17), we will have been married 50 years. It hasn't all been wine and roses, but what fun would it have been if everything went smooth all the time? We have...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Thursday, July 6, 2017 2:11 p.m. Reporting party (RP) advised they needed an ambulance for a patient who had fallen and hit their head and had pelvis pain. 3:29 p.m. RP advised a guy was making threats in the 400 block of Noble. 6:09 p.m. Yellow...

 

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 1264 page 238: Garrett H. Pepper and Christine B. Pepper, husband and wife, unto Robert E. Gaskill Jr. and Patti A. Gaskill, husband and wife. All grantors interest in the northeast quarter of section 31, township 26 north,...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Thursday, July 6, 2017 9:27 a.m. Man went to Alva's Market. 9:54 a.m. Man returned to residence. 3:52 p.m. Man granted permission to go to food pantry. 4:05 p.m. Man returned to residence. 4:16 p.m. Man called about incident report. Friday, July 7,...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild

The July meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild was moved from the July 4 to July 11 to allow the members to enjoy the Fourth of July. In the absence of President Patty Barker, member Carolyn...

 

Local student to compete in National American Miss Oklahoma Pageant

Hannah Jo Arnold, 15, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Oklahoma Pageant to be held on July 23 and 24 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kansas. The National...

 

Waynoka Library summer reading program visits museum

The Waynoka Public Library 2017 Summer Reading Program had the theme of "Build a Better World." Debra Rankin and Jo Ann Bellmon involved the children in various activities teaching them about...

 

Schools use loophole to exceed limit for pre-K classes

Small classes are a cornerstone of pre-K, but some districts are now raising a long-held cap on the number of students, a move that could dilute Oklahoma's most admired and arguably successful...

 

Mixed media workshop for students at Graceful Arts July 19

A FUN Mix Media with model paste and paint on canvas is planned for Wednesday, July 19, 1–4 p.m. at Graceful Arts Center. Students can create anything from flowers to dragons. Walk-ins welcome. For...

 

GILBERT MICHAELIS

Gilbert Michaelis was born August 21, 1937, in Great Bend, Kansas, the son of H.E. "Mac" Michaelis and Bernice (Lipprand) Michaelis. He passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017, at the age of 79. He...

 

Ford appointed director of golf

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced the appointment of Aaron Ford as the new director of golf. "I am very excited about the role that coach Ford is taking on as...

 

Two GAC matchups to be featured on ESPN3 football showcase

INDIANAPOLIS – NCAA Division II today announced the 18 regular-season football games that will be streamed live on ESPN3 as part of an ongoing three-year agreement to highlight Division II athletics events. The slate includes a pair of Great...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Horatio Smith

Throughout the summer, the Northwestern Oklahoma State Athletic Department has been announcing Rangers that Ranger fans can expect to make direct impacts on their team's success. These athletes are...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

A life saved because of Alva hospital location

Randy Hamilton woke up normally at 5:45 a.m. and started his routine of getting ready to go to work at his store, Alva's Market. About 15 minutes later he felt sick and experienced a swelling in his...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    July 16, 2017

Senator Inhofe visits Alva Regional Airport Saturday

Longtime U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe flew into the Alva Airport Saturday morning to enjoy a breakfast attended by about 50 individuals, including about a dozen pilots who flew in from Oklahoma and Kansas....

 

Brazil court dismisses Ryan Lochte false report case

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The court confirmed in a statement this week...

 

Muguruza beats 'role model' Williams for 1st Wimbledon title

LONDON (AP) — As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her own right — and, as of...

 

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