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Articles from the August 7, 2016 edition

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 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    August 7, 2016

Megan Caldwell opens new insurance office in Alva

Monday, Aug. 8, Meagan Caldwell has announced she will open her own Farmer's Insurance agency in Suite F of the Professional Building, at 410 Fourth St. in Alva. Days and hours of operation will be...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    August 7, 2016

NWOSU's Kyle Larson Featured Artist

Kyle Larson is the featured artist for the month of August at the Graceful Arts Gallery. The work of the late Don Bellah is also displayed. Larson grew up in Sacramento, California, and went to...

 

Local students receive top honor of four-year academic scholarship through Northwestern

Two local students have been chosen to receive a top honor scholarship, the Oklahoma Academic Scholar Award, through Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Oakleigh Nickel, from Timberlake High...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:37 a.m. Woman called for inmate information. 8:30 p.m. Cow call. 8:35 p.m. Cow call. Thursday, July 28, 2016 12 a.m. Call about possible inmate. 1:30 a.m. Warrant check. 8:40 a.m. Woman called about inmate phone cards....

 

Girl Scouts enjoy cookie trip

Alva's Senior/Ambassador Girl Scout Troop No. 969 traveled to Oklahoma City to enjoy the day they planned for their cookie trip. This year the scouts decided to start the day with a leisurely lunch...

 

10th Annual Youth EXPO a success

The Alva fairgrounds was bustling with activity from visitors of all ages on Friday while it held the exhibitors and visitors of the 10th Annual Youth EXPO. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild meeting

The meeting was opened by President Pam Jones with discussion of old business and cleaning out your stash of articles that would make good door prizes. Members were reminded that the fair was coming soon, and to prepare t o enter in the categories...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 7, 2016

Airport Commission to consider two project bids

An evaluation committee is recommending the Alva Regional Airport Commission accept two bids for projects. The commission is scheduled to meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the airport. One of the bids is from...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 7, 2016

New Alva EMS director introduced

Alva has a new EMS director. Marty Graham was introduced to the Alva City Council Monday night. Graham said he received his basic EMT training at Northwest Technology in Alva. He has spent the last...

 

Dozens of Comanche teachers retire early to save the jobs of others

Dozens of Comanche teachers retire early to save the jobs of others OMANCHE (KSWO) – In the town of Comanche, a dozen teachers have opted for early retirement after learning state budget cuts would cost 12 full-time teachers their jobs. The...

 

Henderson State tabbed GAC football preseason favorite

RUSSELLVILLE, Arkansas – Following a league-wide vote of the Great American Conference’s (GAC) 12 football coaches, Henderson State, the 2015 GAC champions, will enter 2016 as the pick to win the conference after receiving 10 first-place votes,...

 
 By David Brandt    Sports    August 7, 2016

Early Heisman hopefuls include several established stars

A handful of familiar faces could make this a Heisman race for the ages. Four, count 'em, four of the top six finishers from last year's Heisman Trophy voting are back for another season. Clemson's prolific quarterback Deshaun Watson is among them,...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 7, 2016

Rain in August, what a concept

Not large amounts in Alva, but a blessing just the same. I got wet twice last week and it wasn't even Saturday night. The fun will be over this week because it looks like 100+ this week. Justin,...

 
 By MESFIN FEKADU    Local    August 7, 2016

Hit maker Timbaland producing music for fitness brand Zumba

NEW YORK (AP) — Hit-making producer Timbaland is used to people dancing to his beats at nightclubs, and now fans will get a chance to move to music he specifically designed for working out through a new partnership with Zumba. The man behind hits...

 

Divorce Filings

Mitchell Duane Bailey vs. Cynthia Dee Bailey: Dissolution of marriage ($204.66). May 31, 2016 – Larry Carl Willyard vs. Christy Coretta Willyard: Divorce granted. June 1, 2016 – Thomas Ivan McDow vs. Andrea Charlene McDow: Divorce granted. June...

 

Marriage Licenses Issued

Timothy Daniel Kornele, age 33, of Alva and Tiffani Elane Kilgore, age 28, of Alva: Marriage license (counselling) ($5)....

 

MAX GLENN DEVINE

Max Glenn Devine, son of the late Glenn Wilford and Bessie Idel (Carson) Devine, was born June 28, 1944, at Alva, Oklahoma, and passed away July 28, 2016, at his home in Woods County, Oklahoma, at...

 

Moores to celebrate 50th anniversary

Moores to celebrate 50th anniversary Robert and Lavay Moore will celebrate their 50thwedding anniversary on Aug. 7. Robert Moore and Lavay Overton were married on a hot Oklahoma summer afternoon Aug....

 

Armbruster-Banks announce engagement

Alan and Karen Armbruster of Burlington, Oklahoma, are pleased to announce the engagement and future marriage of their daughter, Layne Ann Armbruster, to Tanner Marshall Banks, son of Marshall and...

 

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