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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Biscuit and sausage gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Apple pie parfait, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday – Waffle, sausage patty, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Cinnamon toast, sc...

 

OHCE Chili Cook-Off contest at the Woods County Free Fair

Treat yourself and your family to a cup or bowl of delicious homemade chili at the Woods County Free Fair on Friday, Sept. 10, at our Chili Cook-Off Contest. The contest will take place in the Women’s Building at the Woods County Fairgrounds at 6...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 15, 2021

Oklahoma 4-H celebrates centennial State 4-H Roundup

STILLWATER, Okla. – State 4-H Roundup always is an exciting time on the Oklahoma State University campus. This year’s celebration that took place July 28-30 was especially exciting as the delegates were part of the 100th Roundup. Steve Beck,...

 

Coffeetime

You have seen it, surely. There’s the tomboy mom who somehow gave birth to a princess daughter who despises the dirty outdoors, but loves makeup, and high fashion. The mother is left to wonder if tw...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 15, 2021

School started this week, is it Labor Day weekend already?

It seems like school starts earlier every year. Good luck to all the students and teachers. Jaylyn has left us for her new adventure at OSU. Best of luck, kid! History is disappearing, and that is...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    August 15, 2021

Cross country season set to open in September

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers Men's and Women's Cross Country team have finalized their 2021 schedule for the fall. The teams will compete in five meets before the Great American Conference Championships. "I am excited about this upcoming season;...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    August 15, 2021

GAC coaches poll announced for soccer

Alva, Okla. –- The Great American Conference has released their annual coaches poll for the upcoming 2021 season. Rangers' Soccer was voted seventh for the upcoming season after receiving eight total points from the coaches. Northwestern falls...

 

Woods County Communications logs

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 1:41 a.m. – Report of a noise complaint in the 300 block of Church. 4:06 a.m. – Medic needed for a person with chest pain in the 200 block of Aspen Street. 6 a.m. – Resident burglar alarm going off in the 1300 block of...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1321 page 233: Eugene Lee Henson Estate conveys unto Michael Scott Wyrick. Section 23, township 29N, Range 19, southwest quarter. Quit claim deed. Book 1321 page 237: Darlene M. Dauphin conveys unto Darlene M. Dauphin and...

 

Alva Public Library wraps up summer activities

The Photoshop editing station is nearly ready to use at the Alva Public Library. At the Monday, Aug. 9, board meeting, Library Director Sandra Ott said all the software and equipment was set up....

 

NWTC Earns 15th Gold Star Award

Northwest Technology Center was recognized last week as a recipient of the Gold Star Award, the highest honor given by the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers (OATC). Northwest Technology...

 

After 80 years, family welcoming sailor home to Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Paul E. Saylor left Johnson City in 1940. Nearly 81 years later, he is returning home. In 1940 he was a brand-new sailor in the United States Navy and had just completed boot camp in Norfolk, Virginia. He stopped in...

 
 By KEN MILLER    Regional    August 15, 2021

Order gives Oklahoma hospitals flexibility for COVID-19 care

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An emergency rule by Gov. Kevin Stitt allows Oklahoma hospitals to renovate conference rooms and other areas to care for COVID-19 patients, the state's health commissioner said Friday. The rule is not an emergency declaration,...

 

JR Todd leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Menards NHRA Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park. Coming off a runner-up finish two weeks ago in Pomona, Todd had a 3.884-second pass at 332.67 mph in a Toyota Camry....

 

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, with the epicenter about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey said. People in the capital felt the tremor and m...

 

Virus claims more young victims as deaths climb yet again

MIAMI (AP) — A young mother had just celebrated her first wedding anniversary and was one of six members of a Jacksonville church to die over a 10-day span. Another Florida woman had just given birth to her first child, but was only able to hold...

 

As Taliban tighten their grip, Kabul airport only way out

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As a Taliban offensive encircles the Afghan capital, there's increasingly only one way out for those fleeing the war, and only one way in for U.S. troops sent to protect American diplomats still on the ground: Kabul's...

 

Longest war: Were America's decades in Afghanistan worth it?

Here's what 19-year-old Lance Cpl. William Bee felt flying into southern Afghanistan on Christmas Day 2001: purely lucky. The U.S. was hitting back at the al-Qaida plotters who had brought down the World Trade Center, and Bee found himself among the...

 

Secretive Israel-UAE oil deal endangers prized Eilat corals

EILAT, Israel (AP) — The Red Sea reefs off the Israeli resort of Eilat host some of the greatest coral diversity on the planet. A symphony in splendid technicolor, the reefs are among the world's most resilient coral colonies against warming seas....

 

EXPLAINER: Western water projects in infrastructure deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Included in the sweeping $1 trillion infrastructure bill approved by the Senate is funding for Western water projects that farmers, water providers and environmentalists say are badly needed across the parched region. The Senate...

 

Census data puts target on rural, Rust Belt House districts

While suburban congressional districts are swelling with new residents, lawmakers in large swaths of rural America and some Rust Belt cities are in need of more people to represent. In rural Illinois, Republican Rep. Mary Miller's district is short 7...

 

New Mexico school year off to deadly start amid gun violence

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's only a few days into the new school year, but New Mexico's largest district is reeling from a shooting that left one student dead and landed another in custody. The gunfire at Washington Middle School during the lunch...

 

Fred may regain tropical storm strength as it nears Florida

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical depression Fred was moving along Cuba's northern coast and could regain tropical storm status as it moves towards the Florida Keys on Saturday and southwest Florida on Sunday, forecasters said. Meanwhile, still east of the...

 

Gym floor refinished at ARC

According to Alva Recreation Complex (ARC) Director Courtney Nesseralla, the gym floor in the Pete and Ruth Leslie Fieldhouse has been refinished. She told the ARC Board Wednesday that soccer forms are being accepted with soccer to begin Aug. 30. Foo...

 

Stolen debit card charge filed against Alva woman

An Alva woman is charged with a felony for using her ex-boyfriend’s debit card information without his permission. Kaitlyn Michelle Buckley, 26, of Alva, was charged Aug. 11 with taking or receiving a stolen credit or debit card, a felony. This...

 

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