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Egypt begins restoration on King Tut's golden coffin

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt started the first-ever restoration work on a gold-covered sarcophagus of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, ahead of the country's new museum opening next year, the antiquities minister said Sunday. Khaled el-Anany told...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Local    August 4, 2019

BJCC holds GED graduation

Friday morning, Aug. 2, at Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC), 42 men graduated with their GED certificates. The class valedictorian is Cole Bumgardner and the salutatorian is Andrew Walz. Both m...

 
 By JAY COHEN    Sports    August 4, 2019

Cubs place closer Kimbrel on IL with right knee inflammation

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have placed closer Craig Kimbrel on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation, and All-Star catcher Willson Contreras will miss the next four weeks with a right hamstring strain. The injuries are a pair...

 

Northwestern ranked as one of nation's most affordable small colleges

As discussions about college affordability continue nationally, Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been ranked as one of the most affordable small colleges in the nation by a higher education website. Great Value Colleges recently ranked...

 

Northwestern offering second chance scholarships

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is giving some northwest Oklahoma high school graduates a second chance at scholarships to attend the school. Northwestern will offer 2017 or 2018 graduates of 63 high schools who have never attended...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 4, 2019

Deja vu all over

If you don't vote yes on an $8 million renovation project your hospital will close. I thought it was sad that the only way to get the funding passed for Share Medical Center years ago was not on the m...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, July 26, 2019 3:43 p.m. – Medic needed in the 1400 block of Young Street. 5:23 p.m. – Resident burglar alarm going off in the 700 block of 5th Street. 5:53 p.m. – Report of a gas drive off at Camp Houston. 6:23 p.m. – Medic needed at...

 

Divorce Filings

Donald Leroy Curtis, Alva, vs. Karen Joyce Curtis: dissolution of marriage ($2520.14). Jacquelin Kay Ruhl vs. Jason Edward Ruhl: dissolution of marriage ($252.14)....

 

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

Book 1294 page 341: Roger Hada and Isla Hada, husband and wife, convey unto Roger L. Hada and Isla F. Hada, as trustees of the Roger L. Hada and Isla F. Hada Revocable Trust, the west half of the northwest quarter and the southeast quarter of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

Full time mom and part time painter

Though she loved art from an early age, Lauren Florence didn't really begin her career until after her son was born. She grew up in Bartlesville where she was born and was exposed to art early with...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

Inspired by nature and a love of art

Growing up on her family's tiny farm just outside Broken Bow, Nebraska, Vikki McGuire spent much of her time alone drawing the animals, trees and flowers that surrounded her. Evolving from there, she...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

Large Crowd at the Friday Night Art Walk

The First Friday Art Walk attracts a large crowd to the Graceful Arts Gallery Aug. 2....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

Roxie Faulkner Kirk signs her book "Red Dirt Hymnal"

Roxie Faulkner Kirk signs her book "Red Dirt Hymnal" for Charla Parker Friday night at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

July sales tax collections down for Alva, Freedom

Sales tax collections in July for Alva were down by 11.8 percent compared to July 2018, but use tax from sales outside of Alva such as internet purchases was almost double. When adding sales and use tax together, Alva was down 7.88 percent from last...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 4, 2019

Alva man charged with stalking, protective order violations

After repeated charges of violating a protective order, an Alva man is now facing a felony stalking charge. According to court documents, on Monday, July 29, Alva Police Officer Shahan responded to the 200 block of Santa Fe for a protective order... Full story

 

Slumping Royals look to stop 4-game losing streak against Twins

Kansas City Royals (40-71, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (67-42, first in the AL Central) Minneapolis; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Danny Duffy (5-5, 4.42 ERA) Twins: Kyle Gibson (10-4, 4.10 ERA) LINE: Twins favore...

 
 By Paul Montella    Sports    August 4, 2019

This Date in Baseball

Aug. 4 1884 — Pud Galvin pitched the most lopsided no-hitter in major league history as the Buffalo Bisons routed the Detroit Wolverines 18-0. It is the second career no-hitter for Galvin. 1910 — Jack Coombs of the Philadelphia A's and Ed Walsh o...

 

Shibuno grabs lead at Women's British Open on dream debut

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno's dream debut continued Saturday as she fired a 5-under 67 to seize a two-shot lead going into the final round at the Women's British Open. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who is...

 

Probe threatens Oklahoma virtual school expansion into Texas

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An embezzlement investigation has placed a contract between a Texas public charter school and Oklahoma's largest online school on hold. A spokesman for Lewisville, Texas-based Responsive Education Solutions told the Tulsa World...

 

Oklahoma diocese reveals timeline of priest's alleged abuse

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma says the alleged sexual misconduct involving a minor by a priest started shortly after he was ordained. The diocese said in a statement Friday that "a non-frivolous allegation of sexual...

 

Ex-Oklahoma sheriff's lieutenant sentenced for stealing meth

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma narcotics supervisor has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing methamphetamine that had been seized by law enforcement. Court records show 48-year-old former Mayes County Sheriff's Lt. Brett Alan...

 

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