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Iconic Hot Wheels rev up on Forever stamps

In celebration of Hot Wheels' 50th anniversary, the U.S. Postal Service will issue a pane of 20 Forever stamps showcasing 10 of the most outrageous Hot Wheel car designs during a first-day-of-issue...

 

Menus for the week of Aug. 27–31

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Whole grain Fruit Loops, whole wheat toast, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday – Whole grain Frosted Flakes, cinnamon toast, banana,...

 

'Huge deficiencies' at Alva Municipal Pool

An Aug. 8 inspection by the state health department revealed many problems with the city's swimming pool. Some are easy to repair and some will be expensive and difficult to repair. Alva Business...

 

Split vote on City Hall HVAC bid

Some dissension developed among city council members Monday regarding a single bid received for HVAC (heating and air conditioning) installation at the municipal building. Alva Business Manager Joe Don Dunham said employees in various sections of...

 

Alva man charged with rape

An Alva man has been charged with rape and his wife was charged with child neglect in Woods County. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Earl Wayne Bell II, 38, was charged with rape – first degree and with lewd molestation, both felonies. First degree rape is pun...

 

Police spot burglary suspect, stop and arrest him

Alva police responded to a residential alarm on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and found a door kicked in. Alva K9 Officer John Caviness responded to the home in the 700 block of Choctaw at 8:17 p.m. Officer Ron Vasquez also responded. Caviness went to the...

 

Young exhibitors needed for the Woods County Free Fair

If you’re old enough to hold a pencil or a paint brush, or bake a batch of cookies or candies, you’re old enough to participate in the Woods County Free Fair on Sept. 6–8 at the Woods County Fairgrounds. Fair exhibit classes are open in...

 

RUBY BELLE MILLER

A Celebration of Life for Ruby Miller will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Mark Bagley officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal...

 

WANDA B. (KINZIE) KIGHTLINGER

Funeral services for Wanda B. (Kinzie) Kightlinger of Sapulpa will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Foundation Church, Sapulpa, Oklahoma, under direction of Smith Funeral Home....

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 26, 2018

Hear that sound

That is the sound of our sales tax rising, lowering of services, no raises for anyone but the high ups in the city and your share of a 25-year dream. Let me set one thing straight. I did not attend...

 
 By Jay Barlett    Sports    August 26, 2018

Dirden finalizes coaching staff for 2018-19 season

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State head men’s basketball coach Shawn Dirden has finalized his coaching staff for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Jordan Franz, now in his fourth season at Northwestern, has been promoted to associate head...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    August 26, 2018

Lady Rangers Volleyball opens 2018 season with a pair of sweeps

GOODWELL, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball came out with two wins in their debut at the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Tournament. The Lady Rangers got off to a hot start, posting a 25-14, 25-22, 25-19 sweep of the Uni...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, August 17, 2018 10:21 a.m. Controlled burn on State Highway 45 and County Road 370. 12:32 p.m. Caller advised his drunk girlfriend punched him in the face. 4:18 p.m. Brush pile fire on County Road 480. Saturday, August 18, 2018 11:21 a.m. Rep...

 

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

Darlene Pearl Shelite vs. Chester Henry Shelite: dissolution of marriage ($252.14)....

 

Marriage filings

Christian James Lee Powell and Alison Kay Hinderliter, both of Alva: marriage license (counseling) ($5)....

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1281 page 972: Joe Don Jessup conveys unto Patrica Lynn Omey: the northeast quarter of section 23, township 29 north, range 18, WIM; lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, the south half of the north half and the south half of section 14,...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:58 p.m. Woman called about cattle out disturbing the peace. 10:32 p.m. Dispatch called about cattle out and about. 10:48 p.m. Man called said cattle were locked up again. Friday, August 17, 2018 11:32 p.m. Man called for...

 

Pingeltons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Ron and Becky Pingelton were married on Aug. 24, 1968, in Panhandle, Texas. They have two children, Keri Bruce from Stillwater and Kevin Pingelton and wife Brooke from Alva. They have been blessed...

 

Hospital expects short-term revenue decrease due to critical access

Being accepted as a critical access hospital was welcome news for Share Medical Center. The hospital was notified on Aug. 3 with a retroactive date of July 13. Share will be receiving a higher level of reimbursement for Medicare patients, which will...

 

From weed to weeds

Several people had a lot to say to the Alva City Council about tall weeds and grass Monday. The council also voted on an ordinance regulating newly legalized medical marijuana. City Business Manager...

 

Cash prizes honoring Katherine Urban donated for fair's baking and canning divisions

Cash prizes will again be awarded for baking and canning at the 2018 Woods County Fair. These awards are made possible through a generous donation from Fred Urban Jr., the son of Katherine Urban who w...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    August 26, 2018

Lady Bison Knock Off Southwest Baptist, 3-1

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Oklahoma Baptist improved to 2-0 Friday with a 3-1 win over Southwest Baptist in the Tarleton Invitational. The Lady Bison won 20-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-20. Mikayla Watson registered 19 kills with a .383 hitting percentage...

 

SE Volleyball Splits on Day One at Washburn Invite

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern volleyball opened the 2018 season with a 3-2 victory over William Jewell, but was unable to carry that momentum through the day, falling in match two to Northwest Missouri State 3-0 in the Washburn Invitational in...

 

Storm Volleyball Drops Season Opening Matches

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — Southern Nazarene opened its 2018 season with a pair of 3-0 losses as it fell to Lindenwood (26-24, 25-19, 25-18) before losing to Missouri S&T (25-20, 25-16, 26-24) in the second match Friday. Megan Ellis led the way in the...

 

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