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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Waffle, scrambled eggs, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage biscuit, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Breakfast pizza (egg, sausage, cheese, gravy), fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Pancake...

 

Alva looking for new airport manager

The City of Alva is taking applications for the manager of the Alva Regional Airport. Greg Robison's last day in that position was Sept. 4. Information about the job requirements is available on the...

 

Numerous board appointments on Alva City Council agenda

Mayor Kelly Parker will be making several appointments to boards during the Alva City Council meeting Monday night. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. The council members will discuss and vote on Resolution...

 

Fine free policy successful at Alva Public Library

Fine free policies on book checkouts are working well at the Alva Public Library. Director Sandra Ott said they have been operating fine free since the beginning of COVID-19 restrictions. Ott said the fine free policy was sent to the city attorney fo...

 

Holding onto history

Sitting silent and empty, the Alva Municipal Swimming Pool contains nothing but memories in the September sun. Built as a WPA project, the pool has weathered 80 years of history. Alva kids learned to...

 

Ride for Hatfield Park turned down for tourism money

After five years of supporting the Ride for Hatfield Park, the Alva Tourism Tax Committee chose not to provide funding this year. At the meeting Wednesday, Chairman Norville Ritter explained the...

 

Expiration dates extended on commercial driver licenses

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) is further extending the expiration date of all Commercial Driver Licenses (CDLs), Commercial Learner Permits (CLPs), and Federal Department of Transportation Medical Certifications that expired on or...

 

BJCC reports 52 inmates test positive for COVID-19

ALVA, Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) is deploying its Rapid Response Team to Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC). ODOC has declared one housing unit at the facility a hot spot. This unit is currently quarantined from...

 

Homecoming preparation is in full swing

Students at Alva High School will showcase their Goldbug spirit as they prepare for this year's homecoming. Homecoming festivities begin Sept. 24 with the Homecoming Bonfire. Students will meet at...

 

Grow and Share OHCE September meeting

Grow and Share OHCE met for their regular meeting at the Fireside Room of the Cherokee Strip Museum at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 with Elizabeth Busse serving as hostess. President Janet Cunningham called the meeting to order. All present recited the...

 

ODOC to implement cellphone intercept pilot project

Oklahoma City – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) is partnering with a technology company to curb the illegal use of cellphones inside prisons – fulfilling a directive from the governor’s office issued last year after numerous,...

 

Woodward man charged after vandalism report in Waynoka

A man arrested in Waynoka is facing numerous charges in Woods County. According to court records, Payton Lewis first came to the attention of Waynoka Police at 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, when a...

 

Cunningham home selected as the September Yard of the Month

The Alva Garden Council has selected Roger and Melanie Cunningham's residence at 927 Santa Fe St. as the September Yard of the Month. Over the last 29 years, this yard has evolved into a lush garden...

 

JORETTA KAYE PHILLIPS DOCTOR

The memorial service for JoRetta Kaye Doctor will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of...

 

Cofffeetime: Dense … or just different?

We went for our daily walk together that evening, just like always. As we passed a neighbor’s home a few houses down from us, Renie remarked, “Hey, look, they are evidently redoing the flower bed...

 

Visiting a store that sells rocks

A while back we were in Waynoka and Cleo saw a rock shop there, but it was closed. Last Sunday they were going to be open, so Justin took Cleo and me on tour. Granddaughter Jaylyn and her friend went...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, September 11, 2020 12:47 p.m. – Report of a domestic. 1:43 p.m. – Report of cattle out on Oklahoma State Highway 132. 3:24 p.m. – Report of cattle out. 4:14 p.m. – Report of a hit-and-run accident at Walmart. 5:22 p.m. – Report of...

 

Divorce Filings

Cari Ann Mattox-Lesko vs. Justin Lee Lesko: dissolution of marriage ($262.14)....

 

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 1308 page 218: Lavona Nieman conveys unto Lavona Nieman, Rena McDermott, Leslie McDermott, Ladonna Strasbaugh and Charles Strasbaugh. Section 2, township 24N, range 15w, NW4. Warranty deed. Book 1308 page 225: Bruce Erickso...

 

Alva man charged after rollover wreck

An Alva man was arrested following a one vehicle wreck north of Alva on Labor Day weekend. At approximately 9:57 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Linda Hartley was contacted by dispatch about a single vehicle rollover at...

 

Man charged with domestic assault and strangulation

A man who says his ex-wife invited him over the weekend has now been charged with a felony in Woods County. According to court documents, on Sunday, Sept. 6, at 4:35 a.m. Waynoka Police Officer Ian Thorp responded to a report of an “in-progress...

 

Alva Chamber Coffee Held at Holders

This month Alva Chamber of Commerce was hosted by Holder Drugstore....

 

New Business in Alva has Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon cutting for the new business “Mystic Gypsy" in Alva was held on Sept. 5. Members of the community showed up in support of the owner, Jennifer Ralston....

 

Hubbard scores, No. 11 Oklahoma State survives Tulsa, 16-7

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — True freshman quarterback Shane Illingworth made Oklahoma State's usually high-powered offense look normal for just long enough to help the 11th-ranked Cowboys avoid a huge upset. Oklahoma State stayed in it with defense, a...

 

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