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Menus for week of Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Scrambled eggs, toast, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Banana split parfait, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday – Chicken and waffle, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Breakfast taco,...

 

Death by Chocolate, Junior Death by Chocolate competition to be at county fair

Do you love to bake and create? If so, consider entering the Death by Chocolate competition at the Woods County Fair and enter your favorite chocolate recipe. Any type of chocolate food item is eligible for entering – pies, cakes, cookies,...

 

2021 Distinguished Goldbugs

The Alva Goldbug Education Foundation announces the honorees for the 2021 Distinguished Goldbugs celebration: • Tara Otte Warwick (1994) in the Education category • Cindy Gagnon Reeg (1974), Arts • Robert Reeg (1974), Business • Jon Phelps...

 

Poultry, rabbit, horse and OHCE groups pre-entries due Sept. 3

The Woods County Free Fair will be held Sept. 9-11 at the Woods County Fairgrounds south of Alva. The only pre-entries required are poultry, rabbits, horse and the Oklahoma Home & Community Education (OHCE) group entries. Completed tags are to be...

 

Northwestern offices closed for Labor Day

Employees and students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be able to enjoy an extended weekend as the university will close for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6. Northwestern’s offices will be closed, and no classes will be held that day....

 
 By Brett Wesner    Local    August 29, 2021

A shot in the arm for small business advertising would boost local economies

Chair of National Newspaper Association, a community newspaper organization; President of Wesner Publications, Cordell, Oklahoma A little-noticed initiative by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, and s... Full story

 

Coffeetime

Remember the story of a certain ornery little twelve-year old boy, who showed up at school one morning with an impressive shiner? His black eye was truly a thing of brutal beauty. Upon greeting him,...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    August 29, 2021

Who the crap is Spam Risk?

I think Cleo may be having an affair with him. Every time "Spam Risk" calls, she tells me to hang up! Good job, post office stamps are going up in price from 55 to 58 cents each. Pre Biden gas was so...

 

Woods County Communications logs

Thursday, August 19, 2021 1:18 a.m. – Report of a lost animal. 5:03 a.m. – Medic needed for a sick person in the 1000 block of 4th Street. 9:34 a.m. – Report of a stray animal in the 600 block of 4th Street. 1:36 p.m. – Fire alarm going off...

 

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 transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1321 page 674: Robert Wayne Fugit conveys unto Fugit Family Trust. Section 21, township 26N, range 13W, S2SE4. Quit claim deed. Book 1321 page 686: William Blankenship conveys unto William Willis and Shelly Willis. Lots 12...

 

Oklahoma's best kept secret: regional universities offer best value

Northwestern Oklahoma State University continues to serve its students by providing a quality and affordable education as one of six regional universities in the state of Oklahoma. "Regional... Full story

 

Deepening your relationship with Jesus

Alva High School alum Tony Crouch says, "I never really thought of myself as a writer." But he is now a published author with a book signing scheduled next week in Alva. His book, "Letting God's Word...

 

Goldbugs stung by Yellowjackets 46-8

The Alva Goldbugs took on the highly ranked 3A Kingfisher Yellowjackets for the first football game of the season Friday night. Although the 2A Goldbugs lost 46-8, it was better than the 54-6 loss...

 

Man drowns while swimming in northern Oklahoma

PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — A 55-year-old Pawnee man has drowned while swimming in northern Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Albert Alan Lorentz Jr. was swimming at the Bear Creek Reservoir near Pawnee when he disappeared Friday, the...

 

Kansas man struck and killed by semi in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old Kansas man is dead after being struck by a semitruck on Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police say the accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the westbound lanes. A tire blew...

 

Wichita boy drowns in pool at home

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An 8-year-old Wichita boy is dead after drowning at a home swimming pool during a party. Police were called around 7:20 p.m. Friday to a home and found Lucas Kindrick unresponsive. Emergency workers performed lifesaving...

 

Man accused of kidnapping for taking car with toddler in it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man suspected of stealing a car is charged with felony kidnapping because a 2-year-old girl was inside the vehicle. The Kansas City Star reports that 38-year-old Truman Brown was arrested Friday. He also is...

 

19-year-old charged in killing at Topeka motel

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old Topeka man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man at a motel. WIBW-TV reports that Isaiah Quin Dale Krainbill was charged Friday in the death of 37-year-old James Epps Jr. Epps was...

 

State guidelines call for fans at Chiefs game to quarantine

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had a big crowd Friday for their preseason game win over Minnesota, and unvaccinated Kansas residents who were part of the crowd should quarantine. The Kansas City Star reports that Kansas' travel rules...

 

Spotted: Cow at a McDonald's drive-through in Wisconsin

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Spotted in a car at a McDonald's drive-through in Wisconsin: A cow — all of it. Jessica Nelson of Mosinee pulled into the drive-through at a McDonald's in Marshfield on Thursday and said she looked up to see a cow in the...

 

N Carolina couple split jackpot thanks to 2 winning tickets

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina couple split a nearly $1 million lottery jackpot thanks to two identical tickets, a sudden windfall the pair say they will put to good use. The North Carolina Education Lottery says Luther Cannon bought two...

 

A Hurricane Ida wildcard: Effects on U.S. energy supply

Companies evacuated oil and gas platforms south of Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Ida but a far greater worry was potential damage to refineries and petrochemical plants in its projected path from flooding and storm surge. Nearly 300 offshore...

 

Taliban block Kabul airport to most as foreign airlifts wane

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban forces sealed off Kabul's airport on Saturday to most Afghans hoping for evacuation, as the U.S. and its allies wound down a chaotic airlift that will end their troops' two decades in Afghanistan. Western leaders...

 

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