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Articles from the September 2, 2018 edition

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Menus for the week of Sept. 3–7

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – No school: Labor Day Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Whole grain Cocoa Puffs, buttered toast, applesauce, juice, milk Thursday – Omelet, cinnamon...


'Make Ahead Freezer Meals' is lesson for Household Executive OHCE group

The Household Executives OHCE group met Aug. 15 in the home of hostess Liz Smith, with Eleanor Ring as co-hostess. President Carolyn Gasaway opened the meeting with the quote of the day: “The moments we share are the moments we keep forever....


Brightening up the Alva library

The basement area of the Alva Public Library is getting a new look. Recently the lights were changed out to LED lighting. This made the area brighter, but it also made it easier to see that wall colors had changed over time. The basement conference... Full story


Alva School Board meets Tuesday

A contract for one certified teacher is on the agenda for the Alva Board of Education meeting Tuesday. The board will meet at 5 p.m. at the superintendent’s office, 418 Flynn. The board will discuss and vote on appointing the superintendent to... Full story


Woods County Free Fair has entertainment for all ages

There are many so things to see and do at the Woods County Free Fair to be held at the Woods County Fairgrounds on Sept. 6–8. Activities scheduled will be fun for the entire family. The Death by Chocolate contest will be decided by a panel of judge...


Friends of Alva Public Library to host Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma program

Friends of the Alva Public Library will host Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma’s program, “Hope Amidst Hardship,” at five events from Oct. 1 through Dec. 3. The event is made possible by a grant from Oklahoma Humanities with generous funding... Full story


Woods County OHCE to sell homemade pies at the fair

Treat yourself and your family to a variety of delicious homemade pies and cheesecakes made by some of the finest cooks in Woods County at the Woods County Free Fair beginning Thursday, Sept. 7, through Friday, Sept. 8. The homemade pies will be for...


Northwestern faculty member featured on European radio network

Dr. Roger Hardaway, professor of history at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, was recently interviewed for a news article that was broadcast on a state-run radio network in Europe. The story... Full story



Graveside memorial services for Glenn Roy Cellan will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery. He was cremated at his request under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Glenn Roy Cellan, son of the...


Contrary to media coverage, most Americans aren't that into politics

For many obsessed with politics, the upcoming midterm elections are perceived as a fight between good and evil that will determine the fate of the nation. In the narrative framed by true believers and much media coverage, it's a fight between those...


As you are reading this we are in the middle of the Labor Day holiday

I hope you are having a good time whatever you are doing. Looks like rain may dampen the holiday. Used to be the swimming pools around the country closed this weekend and school started Tuesday....


Ranger soccer comes up short in season opener

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s soccer opened the 2018 season Friday with a tough 2-1 loss to the Rogers State University Hillcats (1-0, 0-0 Heartland) on the road. Yazmin Gomez scored late for the Rangers (0-1,... Full story


Outstanding outsides on first day of Gorilla Classic

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University is not only still undefeated, but off to the best start in program history being 7-0. Northwestern attended their second tournament of the season and came out with a pair of wins, beating... Full story


Fairview woman dies in 3-vehicle crash

A Fairview woman died of injuries received in a three-vehicle collision Friday. The wreck occurred at 12:40 p.m. Aug. 31 on U.S. Highway 412 at County Road 580. The location is a half mile south and two miles east of Cleo Springs in Major County.... Full story


Woods County Communications phone log

Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:28 a.m. Medic needed in Medford. 11:35 a.m. Medical alarm going off at the Homestead. 11:46 a.m. Report of stolen property at Fourth Street and Flynn. 12 p.m. Medical alarm in the 200 block of Barns. 2:41 p.m. Report of...


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 1281 page 1095: Arlene Faith Kiner Revocable Trust conveys unto Arlene Faith Kiner. The southeast quarter of section 2, township 23 north, range 12 WIM, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Book 1282 page 54: Phyllis...


Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:02 a.m. Woman called about inmate information. Friday, August 24, 2018 None Saturday, August 25, 2018 None Sunday, August 26, 2018 None Monday, August 27, 2018 10:20 a.m. Major County called about inmate information....


New students welcomed with freshman, transfer orientations

The 2018-19 school year is underway, beginning with successful freshman and transfer student orientations at Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations with nearly 500 students attending the...


Northwestern Homecoming button sales begin Sept. 5

Take advantage of approximately 30 local merchants' discounts and a chance to win $500 in Alva Chamber Bucks by purchasing a 2018 Northwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming Button. The "Get... Full story


Humor, coffee, and a whole lot of Jesus

Thirty-two year old Jennifer Scribner is like a lot of other stay-at-home moms. She spends her days taking care of her son, cooking, cleaning and running errands. There are good days and there are... Full story


Goldbugs open season with 42-28 win over Thomas

The Alva Goldbugs had a few rough spots but played well in their first game of the season, winning 42-28 over the Thomas Terriers. During the first half, the teams seemed evenly matched, going into... Full story


Bison Claim Land Run Victory

EDMOND, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist men's cross country tied East Central on points, but claimed victory on Saturday at the Central Oklahoma Land Run in Edmond. It was the first meet since OBU coach Matt Kennedy began overseeing the squad. Though OBU...


No. 21 Lady Bison Dominate Land Run

EDMOND, Okla. – Oklahoma Baptist women's cross country opened up the season with a win in convincing fashion at the Central Oklahoma Land Run on the Wolf Trail in Edmond on Saturday morning. For the fourth straight year, the Lady Bison took home th...


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