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Articles from the September 4, 2016 edition

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Brent Greenwood, Chickasaw and Ponca artist

The First Friday Artwalk on Sept. 2 featured several artists. Brent Greenwood of Edmond brought his easel, canvas and paints to demonstrate his style. Greenwood is an adjunct professor at Comanche...

 

Home Garden Basket category for Woods County Fair

A mild summer with wonderful rains has been a key ingredient for making “home grown” entries possible for the Woods County Fair to be held on Sept. 8-10. Home Garden Food Basket is always a popular category among gardeners. This entry consists... Full story

 

Special poster contests for youth at Woods County Free Fair

The Woods County Free Fair will be held Sept. 8-10 at the Woods County Fairgrounds south of Alva. This year there will be two special poster contests. This exhibit is open to any Woods County boy or girl who will be in kindergarten through...

 

Time to enter your Woods County Fair exhibits

The Woods County Free Fair will be held Sept. 8-10 at the Woods County Fairgrounds south of Alva. Pre-entries are required for poultry, rabbits, horse and the OHCE groups. Completed tags are to be returned to the Woods County Cooperative Extension...

 

Ugliest Vegetable contest at the Woods County Fair

Do you have an “ugly” squash, zucchini, tomato or a pumpkin in your garden? If so, don’t toss it away – enter it into the Woods County Free Fair, Sept. 8-10 at the Woods County Fairgrounds south of Alva. The “ugliest” vegetable will...

 

Planning Commission tries again

The Alva Planning Commission will have another chance to make a recommendation on the Integris Healthcare application this week. A special meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in the city council chambers at City Hall. When... Full story

 

Arena authority to hear about Stephens County facility

Joe Henderson of Duncan is expected to speak to the Alva Arena Authority Tuesday. The group will meet at noon in the board room at the Graceful Arts Building, 525 Barnes St. Henderson will tell the group about the Stephens County arena at the...

 

New auditing firm considered by city council

Signing with a new auditor and making an agreement with Northwestern Oklahoma State University for mosquito spraying are some of the items to be considered by the Alva City Council Tuesday. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers...

 

Avard Rail to meet Tuesday

An executive session and discussion of rail maintenance are on the agenda for the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Northwest Technology Center in Alva. The executive session is for the purpose of...

 

Nevarez invigorates nursing home residents with her music

Anyone who has visited a nursing home can't help but notice a few residents who seem to be "out of it" with lolling heads and closed eyes. However, Kristin Nevarez, activity director at the Share... Full story

 

In Oklahoma, child care providers are closing their doors

After 23 years in the child-care industry, Laura Hatcher is edging toward a decision she doesn't want to make. The 51-year-old Antlers resident runs one of the four licensed day-care facilities in... Full story

 

Co-Parenting for Resilience class

Parents who are in the divorcing process, people thinking about divorce, concerned friends or family members may attend a Co-Parenting for Resilience class to be held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Woods County...

 

Utility poles suffer damage in accidents

The Alva Police Department worked a couple of accidents recently involving vehicles and utility lines. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, about 2 p.m. Officer Kyle Hair responded to a call about a vehicle that hit a powerline pole near Church and Seventh streets...

 

Tackle food safety during tailgating season

Football season is here, and many fans are holding tailgate parties to cheer on their favorite teams. Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center (FAPC) wants to keep your food safe and recommends food safety tips...

 
 By Ken Miller    Local    September 4, 2016

Record-tying Oklahoma earthquake felt as far away as Arizona

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma's key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Nebraska to North Texas on Saturday, and likely will bring fresh... Full story

 

Four arrested on drug charges in Freedom

Four Freedom residents have been charged with drug-related felonies after investigations by the Woods County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s Office and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics. Earlier in the year Woods County Undersheriff Keith... Full story

 

Call for help leads to felony charge

Woods County Dispatch received a call from a woman who said a man was holding a gun in her face in Waynoka. Law enforcement had to use other resources to locate the address where police eventually received inconsistent stories. According to court...

 

Vandalism, burglary reported

A local business reported vandalism to a sign recently. Brooks Agency, 421 Seventh St. in Alva, reported on Monday, Aug. 22, that someone had damaged their business sign the night before. They showed the sign to Alva Police Officer Jade Cardenas. The...

 

Hundreds of items removed from Woods County inventory

An interesting loosening of inventory controls of Woods County property is the result of an auditor's recommendation to drop from inventory lists anything of less than $500 value. A multi-page list of several hundred items was presented by County...

 

Assistant professor of English publishes scholarly article over various portrayals of Sherlock Holmes

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Dr. Richmond Adams, assistant professor of English, recently published an article concerning various cinematic and television portrayals of Sherlock Holmes. In Adams’ work, titled “No More Greed and...

 

Northwestern social work student elected to serve on NASW-OK Board of Directors

Dlonra (Dee Dee) Nolan, Enid senior, has been elected as the undergraduate student representative to serve on the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers' (NASW-OK) 2016-2017...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group learns how to be safe from hackers

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for its regular meeting Aug. 11 at the home of JoAnne Prewett. Maureen Thomas called the meeting to order and led the group in the flag salute. Prewett gave the devotions from “Streams in the Desert.” Roll...

 

Menus for the week of Sept. 5–9

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Labor Day/closed Tuesday – Whole Grain Rice Krispies, buttered toast, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancakes, maple syrup, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Thursday – Breakfast burrito, picante...

 

Letter to the editor

On Sept. 19 the Alva City Council is going to consider whether to permit or not permit a major hospital system to open a physician clinic in Alva. Our city leaders must look beyond all the distractions surrounding this issue and not gamble the... Full story

 

Junkman's Gems

Cleo said Monday was a “Labor Day,” and maybe I should actually go do some work. I hope she was joking. Jack and I went to the car show at Kiowa, Kansas, last year on Sunday and I hope we are...

 

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