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More traumatizing than a bucking bull?

Waking up in an ambulance can be traumatizing for a teenager – especially when that ambulance is the local mortuary's hearse. It was for Elvin Sample. At 13 years of age, Sample's older friends... Full story

 

Waynoka man charged with domestic assault

A Waynoka man was arrested and charged with domestic abuse after law enforcement officers talked to his common law wife and looked at evidence at their home. Steven Jon Gray, 34, of Waynoka has been charged with felony domestic abuse in the presence... Full story

 

Big Cruise and Car Show draws a crowd

For more photos of the Big Cruise and Car Show, go to https://goo.gl/WOuIsg....

 

Menus for the week of Sept. 19 – 23

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Whole Grain Fruit Loops, cinnamon toast, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – sausage gravy, whole grain biscuit, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Wednesday – breakfast burrito, picante sauce, applesauce,...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild meeting

President Pam Jones opened the meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild with 21 members present. The minutes and treasurers report were read and approved. The nominating committee reported they have gotten most of the offices filled except for...

 

Council to consider Integris Healthcare application

The Alva City Council will consider a recommendation from the Planning Commission to deny the Integris Healthcare Facility Application during the regular meeting Monday. The council meets at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. With all...

 

Four funding requests on Alva Tourism agenda

The Alva Tourism Committee will be considering four funding requests during their regular meeting Wednesday. They will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. The committee will be asked to approve funding not to exceed $6,000 toward...

 

Alva Middle School students celebrate Grandparents Day

Alva Middle School (AMS) students delighted grandparents and family members during a special reading on Friday, Sept. 16, in the AMS Library. Students walked in single file into the library to take...

 

Passenger injured in two-vehicle wreck in Alva

A Carmen man was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Alva on Thursday, Sept. 1. The wreck occurred on Lane Street (US-281N) at the intersection of Maple Street about 5 p.m....

 

September Blooming Business of the Month: Spa Deco

The Alva Garden Council has selected Spa Deco, 630 Center St, Alva, as the September Blooming Business of the Month. Misti Knopf, an Alva native and graduate of both Alva High School and Northwestern...

 

Car leaves highway, plows into field

A single vehicle accident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, between Atwoods and the Days Inn on U.S. Highway 64 at the Alva city limits. No injuries were known at the time. The...

 

Chamber Breakfast meeting held at McDonald's restaurant

A crowd of about 20 Chamber of Commerce members showed up for the regular monthly breakfast meeting held on Friday. For September, the meeting was held at McDonald's. Executive Director Alex Mantz...

 

Livestock judging contest at Woods County Fair draws 44 evaluators

Nine teams and nine individuals from the Alva, Waynoka and Freedom 4-H and FFA participated in the Woods County Fair Livestock Judging Contest on Sept. 10. In the Senior FFA Division, Waynoka FFA plac...

 

Freedom man charged in car theft

Joshua Dean Shreeve, 20, of Freedom is facing another felony charge in Woods County. In three weeks’ time he has accumulated three felony charges. On Aug. 31, Shreeve was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substance within 1,000 feet...

 

Northwestern Family Day set for Sept. 23-24

Family Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. The annual event brings families to campus where they can take tours, purchase Ranger gear, shop for tuition scholarships and attend a Ranger football game....

 

Northwestern alumna, retired professor Dr. Linda 'Doc' Stewart, to lead homecoming parade as marshal

Dr. Linda "Doc" Stewart's first parade to march in was during homecoming at Northwestern Oklahoma State University when she was a young trumpet player in the band at Hazelton, Kansas. She will now...

 

Miss Oklahoma 2016 Sarah Klein to emcee Northwestern's Miss Cinderella pageant Sept. 30

Serving as emcee at Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Miss Cinderella Pageant is Miss Oklahoma 2016 Sarah Klein. Fresh off her Top 12 finish in the Miss America Pageant, Klein will lead the...

 

Three Northwestern education seniors awarded Scottish Rite Scholarships

Three Northwestern Oklahoma State University seniors were awarded the Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship given by the Guthrie Scottish Rite Charitable and Educational Foundation. Those awarded this...

 

Junkman's Gems

I hope the weather cooperated for another great show. The one good thing about this morning is whatever the weather, it is dry inside the eXtreme and there will be a great breakfast and fellowship. I...

 

Murrow has breakout performance against the Yellow Jackets for the Goldbugs

In the Alva High School Goldbugs' renewal of their longtime rivalry with Fairview Yellow Jackets, Alva running back Davion Murrow put up big numbers to help the Goldbugs to a 28-20 victory over...

 

Ladybugs fall in a close game against Chisholm

The Alva High School Ladybugs softball team picked up another big win against Blackwell in the championship of the Highway 81 Classic in Tonkawa last weekend, following that up with four straight wins on the road before facing off with the Chisholm...

 

This week's Alva sporting events

Monday, September 19 4:30 p.m. AHS Softball vs. Mooreland (Hatfield Park) 6 p.m. AMS Football at Enid (Enid High School) Tuesday, September 20 6 p.m. NWOSU Women’s Soccer vs. SWOSU (Alva Rec Complex) Thursday, September 22 4:30 p.m. AHS Softball...

 

Tim Lauderdale named associate director of athletics

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced that Tim Lauderdale will be the new associate director of athletics for internal operations, and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the department. “I’m very...

 

Rangers trampled by Reddies in another tough road game

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers were on another road trip in Arkansas territory where they faced off with a tough Henderson State football team, struggling for much of the game. Though the Reddies started the game...

 

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