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Articles from the July 23, 2017 edition

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Alva building permits in June

The following individuals purchased a building permit during June 2017: June 5: Footing for carport, 330 Flynn, expiration date Sept. 5, 2017, valuation $5,000. June 7: Demolition, 5 Flynn, expiration date Sept. 7, 2017, valuation $8,500. June 16:...

 

Do you want to learn more about the DAR?

Are you a woman who is interested in historic preservation, education and patriotism? Do you want to make a difference in our community? Can you prove your descent from a patriot of the American Revolution? Do you want to join other women who share...

 

Beta Sigma Phi learns about changes in medical theories

Twelve members of Beta Sigma Phi met in the home of Jane Tucker with seven members absent. In the absence of President Linda Roten, Fleta Reed presided over the meeting. Dr. Charles Tucker presented the program discussing how medical theories have...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Alva revenues down $5 million from two years ago

After two or three years of enjoying an oil and gas boom and the associated growing pains, Alva is experiencing a sharp decline in the city budget. City Business Manager Joe Don Dunham presented the Alva City Council with a monthly financial report a...

 
 By Trevor Brown    Regional    July 23, 2017

State's Obamacare waiver would assess fee on 1.7M Oklahomans

Oklahoma is preparing to unveil a $350 million plan designed to reduce health insurance premiums and avert a scenario where the state is left with no provider offering plans on the federally run marketplace. But the effort comes with a catch: The...

 

SANDRA LEE DOMAN

Private services for Sandra Lee Doman will be under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Sandra Lee Doman, daughter of the late Theron Audra and Fern (Smith) Chick, was born January 3,...

 

Frankly Speaking

In our country we are fortunate to have some of the most innovative and hardworking businesses in the world. Products manufactured in America often surpass the quality and reliability of any competitor worldwide. I believe it’s important that we...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    July 23, 2017

Views of lots of us Boomers via a friend

Cleo wanted me to go to the tryouts for the movie being shot in Alva, but I probably didn't go. They don't need a bald-headed, toothless old guy unless they are going to shoot “Deliverance 2.” I...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, July 14, 2017 10:21 a.m. Controlled burn on County Road 530 and Craig. 11:43 a.m. Reporting party (RP) advised a loose dog in the 800 block of Santa Fe. 12:32 a.m. RP advised of a patient out of control. 1:26 p.m. Possible child abuse. 3:48...

 

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...

 

Divorce filings

Jimmy A. Jacobson vs. Randy J. Fox: dissolution of marriage ($252.14)....

 

Woods County real estate transection

Real Estate Transfers Book 1264 page 429: University of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. and Bill G. Loshbough and Martha B. Loshbough, husband and wife, unto Marceline Piper and/or Sharon Piper, Trustees, or their successors in trust under the Piper Living...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Tourism tax requests funded

The Alva Tourism Tax Committee heard three funding requests Wednesday, and each had a different outcome. A request for $110,711 for shade structures at the recreation complex was awarded only a token...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Suspects charged in liquor store burglary

A burglary was reported early Wednesday, July 12, at Allen’s Liquor Store, 916 Oklahoma Blvd., in Alva. With help from nearby video surveillance and assistance from the sheriff’s department, the Alva Police Department had two suspects in custody...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

What's the benefit?

A question about the growing interest in food trucks came up during the Alva City Council meeting Monday, July 17. After Dunham's rather gloomy financial report, Councilmember Mary Hamilton said,...

 

Masons match funds

On June 3, members of the Alva Masonic Lodge and the Alva Friends of Play Foundation joined together to host the Ride for Hatfield Park 2017 Motorcycle Fun Run event to raise funds for the benefit of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Stolen tag discovered on Alva woman's car

A check of a vehicle license in another matter led to the discovery of a stolen license plate and the arrest of an Alva woman. According to court documents, on July 7 about 9:40 a.m. Alva Police Officer Kris Franta was called to the 300 block of Seco...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

No headlights leads to traffic stop, arrest

Is it better to drive a car after drinking alcohol or ask a friend with no license to drive? That’s apparently the question that faced two women who were stopped in Alva for no headlights. The one with no license was driving. According to court...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Charge filed in vehicle vandalism

A Cherokee teen is facing a misdemeanor charge after an Alva woman reported vandalism to her vehicle. Savanna Lynn Eshleman, 19, of Cherokee has been charged with injuring or molesting a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor. It carries a punishment for up to...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

Was revenge worth the price?

A bad break-up left an Alva woman with injuries and more than $4,000 in damage to her belongings. Court records show Alva Police Officer William Shahan was dispatched to 112 Flynn about 8:25 p.m. on Thursday, July 13. Britney Nichole Baker said she...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 23, 2017

E911 recording provides evidence in case

After reporting a crash with injury at Little Sahara State Park to E911, the injured party apparently forgot to end the call. E911 dispatch heard and recorded a conversation about “weed.” According to court documents, on July 1 about 4:20 a.m....

 

Summer lunch program extends through July

Local kids have benefitted from the Gulp and Gallop summer lunch program these past years, sponsored by the Woods County Coalition for Healthy Living. The program, which ended June 22, provides free food (from the Regional Food Bank) and entertainmen...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Kalea King

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

 

Buckles home awarded Yard of the Month

The Alva Garden Council, consisting of the Tulip and Petunia garden clubs, is excited to announce that Bill and Billie Buckles' home has been selected as the Yard of the Month. Their home is located...

 

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