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Menus for week of Sept. 9–13

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Cereal (variety), rosy applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday – Mini french toast, pears, juice, milk Wednesday – Omelet, biscuit, pineapple, juice, milk Thursday – Super chocolate donut, peaches,...

 

NWOSU, NOC receive grant to fight opioid addiction

Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Northern Oklahoma College will partner to fight opioid addiction on their campuses, supported by a grant from the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Northwestern and NOC are...

 

Airport Commission to discuss waterlines, security

Two continuing items on the Alva Airport Commission agenda for Monday are building security and waterlines to individual hangars. The commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the terminal conference room. Members will hear a report on city council activity,...

 

OU announces Spring 2019 President's Honor Roll

Students from surrounding communities are listed on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus honor roll for spring 2019 semester. In most colleges, students must earn a minimum 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale to be included on the honor roll....

 

Friday Night Art Walk

Patty Barker of Alva offers books written by her husband Jim Barker and his father E.M. Barker during the Art Walk Friday evening. Mary Riegel and Lorraine Case of Alva offer a variety of homemade...

 

Friday Night Art Walk Continued

Native American art is featured during September at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. These gourd creations are by Donna Welch. The displays also include paintings, photographs and unusual clothing...

 

Woods County Fair

The Women's Building at the Woods County Fair is filled with people Thursday afternoon logging and setting up entries in various categories.These Lego creations attract younger visitors at the Woods...

 

Alva City Council committee recommends changes to medical marijuana ordinance

At an emergency meeting Thursday night, Alva City Council's Ordinance Review Committee, consisting of Brian Wallis, Chris Eckhardt and Randy Stelling, developed recommendations for amending the city ordinance regulating the sale and growth of medical... Full story

 

Thursday afternoon marked the start of another Woods County Free Fair

The booths had been rearranged in what two people described as fruit basket upset. Rather than a plot to confuse people, what really happened was the convicts helped set up the booths and got the... Full story

 

Woods County Communications logs

August 30, 2019 2:17 a.m. – Report of a fight at Locust and Noble. 7:49 a.m. – Report the stoplight by Walmart was not working. 11:26 a.m. – Report of a loose dog. 2:45 p.m. – Report of cattle out on Oklahoma State Highway 45. August 31, 2019...

 

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 423: Amanda Johnson and Jared Johnson, wife and husband, convey unto Alicia Smith and Shane Smith, wife and husband. Lots 5 and 6, in block 12 of the Original Town, now City of Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. Quit...

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office log

August 1, 2019 7:34 a.m. – Cattle out. August 2, 2019 9:15 p.m. – Cattle out. 10 p.m. – Cattle out. August 3, 2019 9:10 a.m. – Warrant check. 10:10 a.m. – Inmate inquiry. 10:52 a.m. – Warrant check. 11 a.m. – Bail bonds called. 11:20...

 

Cowboys vow not to overlook McNeese, focuses on improving

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy acknowledged that his team, coming off a strong performance in a 52-36 victory at Oregon State last week, has a significant advantage on paper in its home opener Saturday against McNeese....

 

No. 4 Oklahoma seeks defensive consistency vs. S. Dakota

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There were signs early in Oklahoma's opener against Houston that the Sooners defense might finally be ready to make an impact. Turns out there is plenty of work ahead. Oklahoma hired Alex Grinch as its defensive coordinator in...

 
 By AVERY OSEN    Sports    September 8, 2019

Kansas State blanks Bowling Green 52-0

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Malik Knowles had 99 receiving yards and two touchdown catches and Skylar Thompson threw for 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Kansas State beat Bowling Green 52-0 on Saturday. James Gilbert led the Wildcats' ground game...

 

Welsh excited as 1 of NHL's 1st female officials

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Once the butterflies and adrenalin rush of officiating her first NHL prospects game subsided, Kirsten Welsh woke up Saturday eager to get back on the ice again. Whatever miscues Welsh made and hesitancy showed during her debut...

 

In US Open final, Nadal seeks 19th major, Medvedev eyes 1st

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal shrugged his shoulders once, twice, three times. If his words weren't going to make his position clear, his body language would. The question: Would he like to end up with the record for most Grand Slam titles won by a...

 

Oklahoma Veterans Commission executive director to resign

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The executive director of the Oklahoma Veterans Commission has announced plans to resign. The commission, which governs the state Department of Veterans Affairs, announced Friday that it has accepted the resignation of Doug...

 

Shawnee County Commission chairman says he's resigning

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shawnee County Commission Chairman Bob Archer has announced he is resigning. The Capital-Journal reports that Archer issued the announcement Thursday, saying his resignation will be effective Sept. 30. The 71-year-old Archer...

 

Oklahoma pension fund reports $4.2 million cyber theft

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The FBI is investigating after computer hackers managed to steal about $4.2 million in funds from a pension system for retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and other state law enforcement officers, state officials said...

 

Man held on $1 million bond in Topeka stabbing death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor has charged a man with premeditated first-degree murder in the stabbing death of another man in Topeka. The Capital-Journal reports that Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced the charge...

 

K-State announces $105M in capital improvement project

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State announced a $105 million capital improvement project Saturday that includes a large renovation of Bill Snyder Family Stadium and additional projects to help other athletic programs. The school already has raised...

 

Cuomo: New York to urge against vaping, echoing US warnings

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's health commissioner is urging people to stop vaping, echoing recent warnings about the habit from the federal government. Dr. Howard Zucker said in a statement Saturday that people should abstain from vaping while "the...

 

Flagstaff district scrambling to resolve cybersecurity issue

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff Unified School District officials are working this weekend to resolve a cybersecurity issue that forced closures of all schools Thursday and Friday. Officials said Saturday on the district's website and on...

 

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