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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage patty, biscuit, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Whole Grain Cinnamon Crunch, buttered toast, rosy applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – French toast strips, maple syrup, juice, milk Thursday...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society meeting

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society met on Aug. 12 at the Alva Public Library. The society was honored to have Carolyn Baird as their guest speaker. Baird, certified senior ambassador for FOREVER memories, gave a very interesting and informative...

 

Household Executives OHCE group learns about social media

The Household Executives OHCE met Aug. 16 in the home of Liz Smith, hostess, with Nicki Chaffee as co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway, who also led the group in the flag salute. The quote was: “If you can imagi...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group learn about using social media

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on Aug. 10 at the home of JoAnne Prewett. Prewett called the meeting to order and Barbara Cue led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by the hostess on Abraham and his...

 

2017 Distinguished Goldbugs

The Alva Goldbug Education Foundation announces the honorees for the 2017 Distinguished Goldbugs celebration: Mike Balenti (1959) in the Education category; Sheri Brownrigg (1974), the Arts; Judge Joe Heaton (1970), Professional; Richard Ryerson...

 

City approves new management contract for Homestead

Monday night the Alva Utility Authority (AUA) approved a new five-year agreement with the Alva Hospital Authority (AHA) for management of the Homestead Retirement Community at 901 Homestead Dr. The current contract ends Aug. 31. The AUA members are...

 

Correction

A mistake was made in the Sunday, Aug. 20, paper. The Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant was held in Woodward July 19–22, 2017, not in Oklahoma City as the story described....

 

Alva man ordered for mental evaluation

An Alva man has been ordered to undergo mental observation and evaluation following a competency hearing in Woods County District Court Wednesday. William E. (Bill) Dickey Jr., 65, of Alva was charged with stalking in violation of a court order, a fe...

 

Nursing home employee charged with abuse

A nursing home employee from Cherokee has been charged with abuse by a caretaker. According to court records, on March 30 Alva Police Officer Timothy Clapp was contacted by Dayna Jordan, head nurse at Beadles Nursing Home in Alva. She asked him to...

 

Woman accused of giving drugs to child

A woman from Waynoka has been charged with felony child neglect in Woods County. Leslie Nichole Golbek, 35, was charged Aug. 24 for allegedly omitting to protect her 11-year-old daughter from exposure to the use, possession or sale of illegal drugs....

 

Two from Waynoka charged with marijuana distribution

Two young men from Waynoka are facing felony drug charges in Woods County. Jalen Issac Slater, 19, and Colton Douglas Reuss, 18, have been charged with distribution of controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) while within 2,000 feet of a school. Th...

 

Man charged with taking money from ex-wife's account

A Waynoka man has been charged with using his ex-wife’s debit/credit card to obtain cash from her account at an ATM near the police department. Colby Vaughn Ross, 35, of Waynoka was charged with unauthorized use of a credit card, a misdemeanor....

 

Alert for seniors after suspicious phone calls

OKLAHOMA CITY – With Medicare open enrollment less than two months away, the Oklahoma Insurance Department is asking seniors to be on alert. The warning comes after several Oklahomans have reported questionable phone calls from people claiming to...

 

Tuesday night bowling season is starting

On Aug. 29 at 6.30 p.m., the 2017 bowling season will kick off at Cookie’s Bowl & Café. The Tuesday night league is a nice coming together of bowlers from Alva and the surrounding communities. There will be lots of fun and good conversations with...

 

Cherokee teen injured in rollover wreck

An 18-year-old from Cherokee is in serious condition following a single-vehicle wreck early Friday morning. Raylyn Nicole Waugh was taken by Alfalfa County EMS to Share Medical Center in Alva and then transferred to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City...

 

MELVIN (MEL) JAMES CANAAN

Melvin (Mel) James Canaan, 94, of Blackwell, Oklahoma, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in Olathe, Kansas, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn (Carol) and Bill Rauh. Mel was born on...

 

The Coffee House Philosopher

Every new generation has to learn disciplinary basics, such as any time mothers refer to a child with both first and middle names, they are usually in a GREAT deal of trouble. And in our own family’s situation, there would absolutely be no mercy...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 27, 2017

Well, here it is, folks

Schools in Oklahoma City are going to spend much-needed education money to change the names of four schools because they are named after Civil War veterans. Who are these school names offending? One n...

 

Letter to the Editor

In the past two months a lot has happened at the Senior Citizen Center. Some of this you have read or heard about – but there is more news coming. Since August 18h Panhandle Nutrition Service Inc. no longer has a contract with the Older Americans...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Thursday, August 18, 2017 10:42 a.m. Cattle out on Red Hill Road. 11:37 a.m. Fight in the 1300 block of Maple. Friday, August 19, 2017 9:58 a.m. Reporting party (RP) advised a female at the Buena Vista Apartments wouldn't wake up. 10:13 a.m. RP...

 

Woods County court dispositions for July 2017

10 Guilty 5 Felonies Peter Christopher Lewis, 48, Alva: Defendant plead guilty July 6, 2017, to possession of controlled dangerous substance within a 1,000 feet of a school in case CF-15-117. These terms to run concurrent to each other and...

 

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...

 

Marriage license filings

David Dewayne Guthrie and Cheryl Jean Guthrie, both of Alva: marriage license (no counselling) ($50)....

 

Divorce filings

Kenneth Ray Pharis vs. Marsha Sue Pharis, Alva: dissolution of marriage ($252.14). Francis Leo Amos vs. Mary Ann Amos: dissolution of marriage ($312.14)....

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1265 page 822: JoAnne Hofer, a single person, unto Jose Guadalupe Reynaga. Lot 16, in block 24, of the Hess Third Addition to the City of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Book 1265 page 847: Gregory F. Scioli,...

 

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