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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools (AHS is a Grab-n-Go breakfast with choice of main breakfast item or substitute item) Monday—Muffin, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday—Yogurt parfait, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday—Toast, scrambled eggs,...

 

Murdock to take deep dive into agricultural sales tax exemption

OKLAHOMA CITY – Thousands of agricultural producers in Oklahoma claim an agricultural sales tax exemption – a tool that keeps farmers and ranchers, as well as agricultural businesses, profitable in a competitive market. After changes to the...

 

How Oklahoma is preparing for arrival of Afghan refugees

A Catholic organization responsible for refugee resettlement and leaders of the Oklahoma City Muslim community are preparing for hundreds of displaced Afghan families to arrive in Oklahoma. The... Full story

 

Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series announces four acts for 2021-2022 season

Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series (NWOCS), an organization that seeks to bring cultural performances and entertainment to northwest Oklahoma, will begin its 2021-22 season Tuesday, Sept. 14, and the advisory board is selling season tickets to its...

 

Rollercoaster ride soon coming to the end

The past one and a half years has been a big challenge for the Woods County Senior Citizens and the Nutrition Center. Besides Covid and the lockdown of our congregate site for many months and all the other restriction we still have to follow such as...

 

Schwerdtfeger honored with bench, display

Household Executive Extension Club recently honored a former member, Donna Schwerdtfeger, by placing a bench and display case in the entrance of the Women's Building on the Woods County Fairgrounds.... Full story

 

Northwest Community Choir open to public rehearsals on Monday evenings

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's music program is once again welcoming members of the public and anyone from the university to participate in the Community Choir. Rehearsals are Mondays from...

 

Northwestern welcomes K-12 vocal teachers to build music education during Sept. 17 conference

Music educators who teach kindergarten through 12th grade vocal music in the region are welcome to register for a unique professional development opportunity at Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the...

 

CoffeeTime

Can’t you just picture it in your head? Colonel Worthington Worm called his tactical team together in a planning meeting one balmy evening in Oklahoma. “Attention, majors. We are officially at...

 

The Woods County Fair is history

If you went to the fair, I hope you had a good time. This is the first year I have not been in my booth since time began. I have felt bad for a couple of weeks, and to add insult to injury, I have dev...

 

Woods County Communication phone logs

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 2:58 a.m. – Medic needed for a fall in the 500 block of Choctaw. 8:33 a.m. – Report of a fire alarm going off in the 900 block of 2nd Street. 4:08 p.m. – Medic needed for a fall in the 1000 block of Maple. 7 p.m....

 

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 obtai...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1322 page 178: Rhonda Harris unto Valerie Brown. Lot 3 through 7, block 18, City of Freedom, OT Subdivision. Warranty deed. Book 1322 page 198: Richard Moore Trust unto Judy Lott. Lot 11, block 1, City of Waynoka, Hinks...

 

Goldbugs lose to rival Fairview 26-19

A few inches – that’s what it came down to. Just a few inches more could have made all the difference. As the seconds ticked down on the clock, the Alva Goldbugs were less than a foot from the... Full story

 

Oklahoma court declines to bar duo from death penalty case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a request to remove two members of the state's Pardon and Parole Board from a high-profile death penalty case. The court's brief ruling on Friday denied a prosecutor's request to remove A...

 

Local agencies say KC area could welcome 625 Afghan refugees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Resettlement agencies in the Kansas City area have told the federal government that they have the capacity to welcome 625 refugees from Afghanistan. Three organizations designated by the U.S. State Department as...

 

Kansas agrees to $1.9M for attorneys who fought voting law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas appears likely to pay $1.9 million to attorneys who succeeded in getting the federal courts to strike down a state law requiring new voters to show papers documenting their U.S. citizenship when registering. Attorneys...

 

German town seeks owner of baby ostrich found in local park

BERLIN (AP) — Is anyone missing an ostrich? An animal shelter says it is looking for the owner of an ostrich chick that was found in the German town of Krefeld late Friday. German news agency dpa reported Saturday that passers-by called the fire...

 

Biden, Obama, Clinton mark 9/11 in NYC with display of unity

NEW YORK (AP) — Three American presidents stood somberly side by side Saturday at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, sharing a moment of silence to mark the anniversary of the nation's worst terrorist attack with a display of unity. Pr...

 

New capsule installed within pedestal where Lee statue stood

RICHMOND,, Va. (AP) — Workers at the site in Virginia's capital where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was taken down this week installed a new time capsule Saturday within the statue's massive pedestal, after efforts to locate an 1887...

 

'Don't focus on hate': World marks 20th anniversary of 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanistan war that was launched in response to...

 

A tale of two clinics: lines in Kenya, few takers in Atlanta

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Several hundred people line up every morning, starting before dawn, on a grassy area outside Nairobi's largest hospital hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Sometimes the line moves smoothly, while on other days, the staff...

 

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