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Menus for week of Aug. 2–6

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Meatloaf with brown gravy, au gratin potatoes, cabbage, hot roll, ice cream (diabetic: sugar free popsicle) Tuesday – Swiss steak over rice, carrots, green beans, hot roll, peach cobbler (diabetic:...

 

Xi Gamma Nu news

June and July of 2021 welcomed 18 members of the Xi Gamma Nu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi with two meetings held at the Fireside Room of the Cherokee Strip Museum. The new theme to guide activities is “90 Years to Shine.” Two rituals are planned...

 

Bradys' home selected as July Yard of the Month

The Petunia Garden Club selected the yard of Bonnie and Verle Brady at 116 Elm St., Alva, as the July Yard of the Month. The Bradys moved from their farm northwest of Alva about 11 years ago. Since...

 

Back to school: lunch box food safety

STILLWATER, Okla. – Back to school is an exciting time filled with new school supplies, including a new lunch box. But a good lunch can easily go bad if not properly packed. Without proper storage, perishable food is at risk for harmful bacteria...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 1, 2021

No action on 4th St. rezoning

As the meeting time approached, it appeared the Alva Planning Commission would not have enough members present for a quorum. Mary Hamilton and Tyler Crawford were present. Chairman Christie Kornele... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 1, 2021

Alva School Board to meet Monday

The Alva Board of Education has a full agenda for Monday’s meeting as they prepare for the first day of classes. The board will meet at 5 p.m. in the Alva High School Library. One-year contracts for...

 

OKDHS invites public participation in Low Income Home Water Assistance Program hearing

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) is seeking public comment about the federally-funded Low Income Home Water Assistance Program, known as LIHWAP. A public hearing will be held virtually on Zoom at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. To...

 
 By Ray Carter    Local    August 1, 2021

Stitt opposes school restrictions amid Democrat outcry

Oklahoma Democratic lawmakers have called on Gov. Kevin Stitt to declare a health emergency following a recent uptick in Covid cases, saying schools should be allowed to mandate mass quarantine of students who may have been exposed. But Stitt has...

 

CHRISTIE THILSTED BEADLES

Christie Thilsted Beadles, age 81, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away peacefully July 26, 2021, in Wausau, Wisconsin, due to leptomeningeal disease stemming from metastatic lung cancer. She was...

 

JANIS GRACE RUSSELL SCHUPBACH

Funeral services for Janis Grace Schupbach will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Tim Roggow officiating. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery...

 

KANDI NICOLE BRASWELL

Kandi Nicole Braswell of Vilonia, Arkansas, was born October 18, 1984, in Wichita, Kansas, to Donald Marion Braswell and Wanda Lynn Tune Braswell. Kandi passed away on July 23, 2021, in Memphis,...

 

ROSETTA "JEAN" WUNSCHEL

Funeral services for Jean Wunschel will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Alva Wesleyan Church with pastor Paul Kirk officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery under the...

 

Coffeetime

A daily two-mile walk is an excellent thing for many of us. There’s nothing like fresh air, exercise, and an invigorating conversation with your walking buddy. Those four thousand plus steps can...

 

How rising construction costs could impact your homeowners insurance

If you recently started a home improvement project, you probably have noticed the rise in construction costs. According to Verisk’s (ISO) most recent 360Value Quarterly Cost Update, total reconstruction costs increased 8.1% countrywide, on...

 

Murdock's Minutes

As I’ve watched the news from across the country, I’ve seen crimes going up while politicians continue to say the crime rate is dropping. Just because states around the country have softened their laws on what a felony is, it doesn’t mean the c...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 1, 2021

Grab your jacket; it's only going to be in the mid 90s this week

I had a doctor's appointment in Enid on Friday afternoon last week. Cleo, Jack, and I went to get the results on my MRI from some time back. It amazes me when you are checked for something that could...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:37 a.m. – Report of a structure fire in the 100 block of 11th Street. 7:23 a.m. – Report of a business burglar alarm at Noble Street and Oklahoma Boulevard. 7:59 a.m. – Report of a fire alarm in the 700 block of...

 

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 1320 page 797: Investment Realty Advisors, LLC, conveys unto Douglas G. Davidson and Shalimar M. Mendoza. Lot 25-27, block 7, City of Alva, East Hill Subdivision. Warranty deed. Book 1320 page 856: Susan Koontz conveys...

 

Oklahoma virus hospitalizations top 700, 225 in ICU

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Oklahoma has topped 700 for the first time since mid-February, according to reports from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The department on Friday reported 720...

 

19 bodies reburied amid protests in search for Tulsa victims

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were reburied during a closed ceremony, despite objections from protesters outside the cemetery. "This is totally...

 

Body of missing Arkansas woman found in Oklahoma pond

ROCK ISLAND, Okla. (AP) — The body of a woman reported missing in Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been found in a pond in eastern Oklahoma and three men were arrested in connection with her death, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation....

 

Man sentenced to probation after child shoots 6-year-old

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been sentenced to a year of probation after a boy in his home shot and critically injured a 6-year-old friend last year. Rashun B. Lewis, 28, pleaded no contest in June to aggravated endangering a child. Jud...

 

Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate....

 

2 Kansas aircraft companies fined for using illegal software

PARK CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas companies have been ordered to pay nearly $150,000 in restitution and fines for using illegal software to design and test aircraft parts. Lightning Aerospace in Newton and Fly Manufacturing in Park City acquired...

 

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