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Menus for week of Aug. 19–23

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Cereal, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Strawberry mini bagel, applesauce, juice, milk Thursday – Cereal, banana,...

 

August meeting of the Grow and Share OHCE group

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Fireside Room at the Cherokee Strip Museum with Colleen Myers serving as hostess. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. Sixteen members and one...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE learn about Oklahoma culture

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular August meeting at the home of Joanne Prewett on Aug. 8. President Joanne Prewett called the meeting to order. Janice Litton led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by the hostess...

 

57th annual Pshigoda cousins reunion

The 2019 Pshidoga cousins 57th consecutive reunion of the William and Florentina Pshigoda families was held at the Waka Texas Christian Center on Aug. 2, 3 and 4. On Friday the 2nd, 35 were in attendance for a good visit with good food. On Saturday...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 18, 2019

Watch your driving

School has started this last week. Excited children don't always pay as good attention as they should, so it is up to us drivers to keep them safe. The people have spoken in resounding fashion to the...

 

Alva building permits issued in July

The following individuals purchased a building permit during July 2019: July 22: Demolition cement garage, 511 Center, expiration date Oct. 21, 2019, valuation $0. July 29: Replace sewer line and tap, 711 9th St., expiration date Oct. 28, 2019,...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, August 9, 2019 12:19 p.m. – Report of an injured hawk in their backyard in the 300 block of Barnes. 2:50 p.m. – Report of a possible domestic on 4th Street. 7:04 p.m. – Report of a two-vehicle accident. Saturday, August 10, 2019 8:30...

 

Divorce Filings

Lajeana L. Williams vs. Charles K. Williams, Waynoka: dissolution of marriage ($312.14). Tommy R. Lewis vs. Jennifer Lewis, Alva: 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

Real Estate Transfers Book 1294 page 911: Floyd Smith Estate conveys unto Mary Rodgers. Lots 17 and 18, block 7 of the Original Town of Waynoka, Woods County, Oklahoma. Quit claim deed. Book 1294 page 949: Elwyn G. Hofen and Evelyn J. Hofen, husband...

 

Woods County Sheriff phone log

Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:04 p.m. – Woman called about prisoner information. 11:45 p.m. – Dispatch called. Friday, July 12, 2019 1:11 p.m. – Warrant check. 10:30 p.m. – Warrant check. 11:45 p.m. – Dispatch called. Saturday, July 13, 2019 11...

 

Alva City Council to vote on Professional Building roofing

The Alva City Council will be voting on a roofing bid for the Professional Building during the regular meeting Monday. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. In a major change, the citizen remarks and inquiries...

 

How to eat an elephant

Last year, school administrators and teachers, students and members of the Alva community spent several day-long sessions in strategic planning. They examined the purpose of the local schools, discuss...

 

Alva sign receives a major facelift

The Alva sign on the west side of the downtown square is getting second looks these days. The sign has received a major facelift through the work of the Alva Mural Society. Shaped like the state of...

 

August declared Aviation and Aerospace Awareness Month

OKLAHOMA CITY – At the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s Aug. 7 meeting, a proclamation was presented to the commission from the office of Gov. J. Kevin Stitt declaring the entire month of August “Oklahoma Aviation and Aerospace Awareness...

 

2019 Woods County Fair Books are available

Fair books and entry tags may be picked up at the Woods County OSU Extension Center located on the first floor of the Woods County Courthouse. Poultry and rabbit exhibits will be required to complete pre-entry forms and exhibit tags, which are due...

 

The Rangers were picked No. 8 overall according to the Great American Conference preseason poll.

RUSSELVILLE, Ark. –The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers volleyball team will begin their 2019 season in only a few weeks. The Rangers were picked No. 8 overall according to the Great American Conference preseason poll. Northwestern...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    August 18, 2019

Oklahoma QB Hurts cramming for only year with Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts has had all the answers since transferring from Alabama in January. One question had the new Oklahoma quarterback stumped. When asked what he does besides football and studying, he paused. "Um. I don't know," he...

 

Hope for crops fades in Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation failure

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Farmers in Wyoming and Nebraska affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse are losing hope their crops will be salvageable. Over 100,000 acres (40,000 hectares) of crops on hundreds of farms in both states have been without...

 

Kansas City, Kansas, police investigating shooting death

Kansas City, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating the overnight shooting death of a man. Police say officers were called around 8 a.m. Saturday to an area in the North Town Fork Creek neighborhood for a report of a body...

 

1,040 Kansans ignore school bus stop signs in 1 day

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas education officials are expressing concern that many motorists are ignoring a state law that requires them to stop when approaching a stopped school bus that is loading or unloading children. A recent survey found 1,040... Full story

 

Kansas couple sue to keep son from being vaccinated

STILWELL, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City, Kansas, lawyer and his wife are suing to try to keep from having to vaccinate their 4-year-old son. The Kansas City Star reports it's the second time Linus and Terri Baker, of Stilwell, have sued over...

 

Appeals court rules for reporter in public records case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that the state does not have the right to withhold ordinary public records just because they become part of a criminal investigation. The Friday ruling overturned a lower...

 

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate. But privately,... Full story

 

New Mexico oil production improvements cause economic boom

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An economic boom in southeast New Mexico has been attributed to skyrocketing oil production. The Albuquerque Journal reported Friday that New Mexico's revenue exceeded projected levels allowing lawmakers to authorize a...

 

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