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Menus for the week of Sept. 16–20

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage and egg biscuit, pineapple, juice, milk Tuesday – Cereal (variety), applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

Patchwork Friend OHCE group discuss Personality Differences at September Meeting

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on Sept. 12 at the home of Janice Litton. President Joanne Prewett called the meeting to order with nine members present. Litton led the group in the flag salute. Devotions from the...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, September 6, 2019 6:03 p.m. – Report of a controlled burn. 8:02 p.m. – Report of a controlled burn Saturday, September 7, 2019 7:56 a.m. – Medi flight needed at Harper Road and Ellis Road. 2:38 p.m. – Controlled burn on U.S. Highway...

 

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 697: Frank Mark Lambert and Virginia Anne Lambert, husband and wife, unto Frank Mark Lambert and Virginia Anne Lambert. The northwest quarter of section 10, township 25 north, range 13, WIM, Woods County,...

 

Engineering firm gives airport cold shoulder

The Alva Regional Airport has benefited recently from federal grants by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). However, the FAA requires that bids be taken every five years from engineering firms. This assures the FAA that the airport is...

 

Annual book sale starts Saturday at Alva Public Library

The annual book sale begins Saturday, Sept. 21, at the library. People are encouraged to browse through books on the sale racks and pick out whatever they'd like for a donation. This year the sale... Full story

 

Alva man charged with stalking, property damage

An Alva man is facing charges in Woods County District Court after two incidents on August 28. Court records show at 7:36 a.m. on Aug. 28, Alva Police Officer Brian File went to Buena Vista Apartments to take a vandalism report from Teira Funchess....

 
 By Ray Carter    Local    September 15, 2019

Medicaid expansion could shift some federal costs to Oklahoma

Under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, states that expand Medicaid to cover able-bodied adults are given $9 in federal funding for every $1 in state funding spent on the expansion population. Supporters argue that...

 

Wheatland Republican Women hold first meeting of the 2019-2020 year

Members of the Wheatland Republican Women began the 2019-20 year with a luncheon meeting at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Runnymede in Alva. Landry Gaddy, recipient of the Wheatland Republican...

 

Grow and Share OHCE September meeting

Grow and Share OHCE group met on Monday, Sept. 9, at the home of Mary Hamilton. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. Thirteen members answered roll call to “What is your personality type?” Mary...

 

Lone Star OHCE wins top honors at State OHCE Meeting

The Woods County Lone Star OHCE group recently received top honors for their local efforts in promoting Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE) Week May 5–11 at the state OHCE meeting held... Full story

 

RITC kicks off First Community Service Day

RITC (Rangers In The Community) is set to launch Saturday, Sept. 21. An initiative of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association and the Northwestern Alumni Board, RITC will provide an annual opportunity for Northwestern Oklahoma State...

 

Bill of Rights Plaza project at State Capitol

Are portions of our nation’s history flawed? Absolutely! Are there challenges for each new generation? Certainly! However, our Constitution provides a governing structure that makes it possible to address those challenges in an orderly, systematic,...

 

Who brought new taxes and what did we do with them?

In a recent article I claimed that some people really, really do not like tax increases. Strangely enough, these very same people have voted a lot of taxes upon themselves. Here is a little history of an early need for sales tax money for the city....

 

Free food! Bring on the Cruise!

Ya'll come next weekend for cool cars, great conversation and food trucks. The weather forecast shows a small chance of rain, but I am optimistic God will be good to us. If you have access to... Full story

 

AP Sportlight

Sept. 15 1899 — Willie Smith wins the U.S. Open golf title, beating George low, Val Fitzjohn and W.H. Way. 1923 — Bill Tilden wins the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship, beating William Johnston in straight sets, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4. 1962 ... Full story

 

Europe, US tied at 8-8 after brutal Day 2 at Solheim Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — After a day of extraordinary comebacks, tense 18th-hole finishes, and some of the most brutal weather conditions in Solheim Cup history, still nothing can separate Europe and the United States at Gleneagles. It's 8-8...

 

Backers to revise Arizona marijuana measure after review

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Supporters of an Arizona measure to legalize marijuana for people 21 and older are making some changes to their initiative. The backers originally filed the 16-page "Smart and Safe Arizona Act" proposal with the state in early...

 

Federal agent shot, suspect killed during Texas traffic stop

BRACKETTVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Border Patrol agent has been shot and one suspect is dead following a traffic stop east of the border city of Del Rio. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that two agents pulled over a vehicle...

 

Police: Man fatally shot in Kansas City, Kansas, on Friday

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating the shooting death of a man in his 20s. Police say in a news release that the shooting happened just after 2:30 p.m. Friday in a commercial district near the Bethel Welborn...

 

Police investigating shooting death of Kansas City man

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a 55-year-old man in the parking lot of a convenience store on the city's northeast side. Police say in a news release that the victim was Jordan Smith. Police say...

 

Museum will honor washerwoman who funded scholarships

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The wood-frame home where a Mississippi washerwoman lived as she scrimped to create a scholarship fund has been moved to a museum district honoring African American accomplishments. The Hattiesburg home of the late Oseola...

 

Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The arts collective Bombshelltoe has collected 360-degree footage of Churchrock, New Mexico, to show how...

 

Fire chief: 1 person hurt in Dodge City Cargill plant fire

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials say one person suffered smoke inhalation in a fire at a meatpacking plant in southwestern Kansas. Wichita station KSNW reports that the fire broke out Friday afternoon at the Cargill plant in Dodge City. The...

 

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