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Menus for week of Sept. 2–6

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – No school Tuesday – Blueberry muffins, fruit yogurt cup, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Cereal (variety), applesauce, juice, milk Thursday – Sausage patty, biscuit, pears, juice, milk...

 

Petunia Garden Club prepares for county fairgrounds

The Petunia Garden Club met at the Homestead's activity room on Aug. 28 for their meeting hosted by Barbara Case and co-host Janet Wanger. Following refreshments, president Betty McMurphy called the meeting to order. The Gardener Creed was read by...

 

Letter to the Editor Why 25 years?

The reason all the utilities are specifying 25-year franchises was discussed at a council meeting in another town. One council member asked why there was an increase from 20 to 25 years and a utility person explained that the government limit of 20 y... Full story

 

More criminal than staggering

Brother Jack told me he had looked up lobbying costs in the USA, and the figures were staggering. I looked it up and it is more criminal than staggering. You think the cost of developing medicines is... Full story

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, August 23, 2019 8:22 a.m. – Medic needed for someone who was dizzy. 9:43 a.m. – Vandalism report at 10th Street and Barnes. Advised of two vehicles spray painted. 10:32 a.m. – Possible domestic at Holiday Motel. 11:09 a.m. – Report...

 

Marriage License Filings

Felipe Arizmendi and Erika Bibiana Rosas, both of Alva: marriage license (no counselling) ($50)....

 

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 1295 page 266: Gary Leiter and Cynthia Leiter, husband and wife, unto Tyson Tucker and Audrey Tucker, husband and wife. Lot 8, in block 15, of the Hess Second Addition to the City of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. Warranty...

 

Lady Rangers schedule finalized

ALVA, Okla. – The 2019-2020 basketball season is only a few months out. The Lady Ranger's basketball schedule has just been released. The season will open with the MIAA/GAC Classic against Northeastern Oklahoma State on Nov. 8 at 5 p.m....

 

Constitution Day 2019 to be Sept. 18

• Will feature Founding Father John Dickinson The NWOSU Institute for Citizenship Studies is proud to announce plans for Constitution Day 2019. This year’s observance will involve an examination of the life and contributions of John Dickinson...

 

Dr. Kay Decker named to Journal Record's 'Fifty Making a Difference' list

Dr. Kay Decker, professor of sociology at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, recently was recognized by The Journal Record as part of its 2019 list of "Fifty Making a Difference." This list...

 

Northwestern Family Day set for Sept. 13-14

Families can ‘shop for tuition’ for chance to win scholarships Family Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14. The annual event brings families to campus where they can take tours, purchase Ranger gear,... Full story

 

WCREA scholarship awarded to Northwestern senior

Northwestern Oklahoma State University elementary education senior Kelcie Hainley has been selected to receive a $300 scholarship from the Woods County Retired Educators Association. Hainley, of...

 

17 Northwestern student teachers begin assignments in area schools

Students leave Northwestern Oklahoma State University with the knowledge to succeed in a particular field. In their final semester, 17 senior education students have received their student teaching...

 

Interest meeting for Study Abroad trip to Iceland in 2020 set for Sept. 4, 5

Interest meetings for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2020 Study Abroad trip to Iceland are set for Sept. 4 and 5 at noon in Carter Hall room 107 in Alva, as well as in Enid room 202 and Woodward room 141. Study Abroad trips are open to...

 

What comes next after opioid ruling?

-Oklahoma Watch Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said there is no question Monday was a “day of reckoning” for pharmaceutical companies that helped accelerate the spread of dangerous opioids across the country. Minutes after Cleveland County...

 

School board to vote on travel requests

The Alva Board of Education will consider a couple of travel requests during their meeting Tuesday. The board will meet at 5 p.m. at the superintendent’s office. Alva FFA sponsors and members are requesting approval for out of state travel to...

 

August Blooming Business of the Month

The Alva Garden Council has selected Beadles Nursing Home as Alva's Blooming Business of the Month for August. Marietta Lynch, the garden's designer, has created a lovely floral display in the raised...

 

City Street Department Road Work

The city street department spent some time smoothing out this area of Hunt Street last week. They also did some asphalt work on Church Street before being halted by rain....

 

Unity Bill hits a high note with legislators and advocates

Governor Stitt signed the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act – also called the “Unity Bill” – on March 14. This legislation is the result of months of work by the bipartisan medical marijuana working group, and it passed...

 

Alva man charged second time with stalking

Despite three misdemeanor charges for protective order violation and a felony charge for stalking, an Alva woman says a man has continued attempts to contact her. On June 14, Alyssa Kenyon filed a protective order against Shaun O’Brien McLelland...

 
 By Paul Monies    Local    September 1, 2019

Second Amendment backers plan tests of permitless carry law

Oklahoma Watch Backers of an approaching law allowing Oklahomans to carry a gun without training or a permit say they’re willing to test compliance with the law by showing up in certain places carrying a firearm. These so-called Second Amendment...

 

Alva sales and use tax down for August

The August distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from June business. Companies that remit more than $2,500 monthly in sales tax receipts are required to file and pay...

 

Two major John Deere dealerships announce merger plan

Two John Deere dealerships, Green Country Equipment LLC and Western Equipment LLC, have announced plans to merge their operations beginning Sept. 30. The new company, operating as Western Equipment LLC, will have 21 locations responsible for 72...

 

THOMAS FLOYD OGBURN

The funeral service for Thomas Floyd Ogburn will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the Hoover Building on the Garfield County Fair Grounds under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Hom... Full story

 

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