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Beta Sigma Phi meets Aug. 10

Seventeen members of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of President Linda Roten on Aug. 10, with two members absent. Ida Evans represented the chapter at the state convention and presented her report and showed many tokens that she received at the...

 

Menus for the week of Aug. 21–25

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage roll, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Berry Colossal Crunch, cinnamon toast, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

56th annual Pshigoda family reunion

Descendants of William and Florentina Pshigoda held the 56th Annual Pshigoda Cousins Reunion, August 4–6 at Waka (Texas) Community Center, southwest of Perryton, Texas. On Friday evening, bierox and ham sandwiches were served to 30 in attendance....

 

Council to vote on utility rate increase

An increase in monthly rates for Alva utility services will be on the agenda for Monday’s city council meeting. The Alva City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the municipal building. During a public hearing Wednesday, Aug....

 

Recent auto collisions in Alva

Alva police report a couple of vehicle accidents from early August. On Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 4 p.m. Nancy Sue Case, 75, of Alva was driving a 2014 Ford Edge westbound in the 700 block of Maple Street. She said she thought another car was approaching...

 

Community announcements by Alex Mantz

Alex Mantz at the Friday morning Community Coffee thanked all the community members for helping with the film being produced in Alva called “Waving Wheat Trilogy.” Many Alva area residents participated in singing, dancing and acting. On Monday,...

 

Man charged with using company credit card after being fired

An Aline man is accused of using a company credit card to obtain merchandise after being fired from the company. According to court records, on June 13 Alva Police Officer Jade Cooper met with Randel McWaters at the police department for a report of...

 

Surviving the total eclipse in your car

The first cross-country solar eclipse since the advent of the automobile is heading our way Monday, Aug. 21. And, while it won’t shroud Oklahoma in complete darkness, drivers will see and feel the difference while on the road, which could lead to...

 

Alva man charged with breaking windows

An Alva man accused of breaking windows at a rental house has been charged with a misdemeanor in Woods County. Dustin Arthur Goodrich, 48, of Alva is charged with malicious injury to property – under $1,000. This misdemeanor is punishable by a fine...

 

Lucas announces town hall meetings in Alva, Cherokee and Fairview

Yukon, Okla. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) will hold three town hall meetings next week in Alva, Cherokee and Fairview on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Residents of these locations are invited to attend and share their thoughts on current events in...

 

Wichita man charged with leaving scene of accident

A Wichita man is charged with leaving the scene of an accident in Woods County. Dewayne Glen McGeoch, 30, is charged with a misdemeanor of leaving the scene of an accident with damaged fixture. According to court documents, McGeoch is charged with...

 

Analysis: What to watch in potential school funding lawsuit

A school funding lawsuit, like the one being considered by the Oklahoma City Public Schools board, threatens to force the state Legislature to find more money for schools — a maneuver attempted in nearly every state with varying degrees of...

 

DOYLE REECE WARDROP

Memorial services for Doyle Reece Wardrop will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Freedom United Methodist Church with Rev. Carolyn Murrow officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Marshall...

 

MICHELLE WHITE

Michelle LaVerne was born on March 16, 1961, to Anna Rae (Joseph) McAlpin and Edward Allen McAlpin in Alva, Oklahoma. She passed away August 16, 2017, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid,...

 

Questions about photo

Letter to the editor, Two questions come to mind after studying Friday's picture of the Oklahoma History Center meeting hall. First: that meeting hall is tall enough to fly airplanes around in it. OK, that was not a question. Second: who paid for...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

There is nothing so appreciated by the general public as a well-behaved child. But things become less than peachy when nearby Junior begins to test appropriate limits. Or more to the point, we have trouble putting up with someone else’s “lovely c...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 20, 2017

The bar looked like it was right out of a 'Gunsmoke' show

Sun City, Kansas, is one of three small Kansas towns east of Medicine Lodge, Kansas. Years ago brother Jack needed to deliver a lighting tower up there, so I went with him. When we got to Belvidere,...

 

Ford announces newcomers for first year

Newly appointed head golf coach Aaron Ford has announced the addition of five new Rangers that will be joining the men's golf team this upcoming season. Ford's first recruiting class on the men's side will showcase a consistent group of golfers that...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Thursday, August 11, 2017 9:05 a.m. Reporting party (RP) advised a puppy walking south on 12th Street from Santa Fe. 2:50 p.m. Possible drunk driver headed east towards Alva. 6:50 p.m. RP advised of a motorcycle accident at Pizza Hut. No injury....

 

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...

 

Divorce Filings

April Lee Fulgium vs. James David Fulgium: separate maintenance ($262.14). Bozena Lieswald vs. William Lieswald: dissolution of marriage ($252.14)....

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1265 page 700: Roger Lee Klick, an unmarried person, unto Roger Lee Klick and Preston Klick, father and son. A tract of land situated in the NW/4 of section 11, township 24 north, range 16 W.I.M., Woods County, Oklahoma....

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Friday, August 11, 2017 12:30 a.m. Oklahoma City Police Department called about a warrant. 1:30 a.m. Oklahoma City Police Department called about a hold. 8 a.m. Woman called for information. Saturday, August 12, 2017 1 a.m. Clayton Police Department...

 

Oyler of ONG speaks at Friday Community Coffee

Martie Oyler from the Enid Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG) office spoke briefly at the Alva Chamber of Commerce third Friday Community Coffee this week. Oyler began her remarks by introducing co-workers...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Yazmin Gomez

The Northwestern Oklahoma State Athletic Department will be announcing ten Rangers throughout the summer that Ranger fans can expect to make direct impacts on their team's success. These athletes are...

 

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