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Grow and Share OHCE learns about attracting pollinators at September meeting

Grow and Share OHCE held its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Homestead. Jean Moore served as hostess. President Janet Cunningham called the meeting to order with all present reciting the flag salute. Eight members answered roll call...

 

Menus for week of Oct. 4–8

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Muffin, yogurt, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday—Biscuit and sausage gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Pancakes with syrup, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday—Toast, scrambled eggs,...

 
 By Rose Blunk    Local    October 3, 2021

Cherokee Strip Museum draws visitors from far and wide

The Cherokee Strip Museum of Alva has made great strides over the last 20 years. At one time, the museum was one of the ‘best kept secrets in Alva.’ It sat up on the hill like a silent sentinel and kept its treasures ready for occasional...

 

Local FFA chapter officers are challenged to Lead Up

Officers of the Alva, Burlington and Freedom FFA chapters participated in the 2021 Oklahoma FFA Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference on Sept. 28 at the Enid Event Center in Enid. The eight...

 

As lawmakers prepare for redistricting special session, what you need to know

Lawmakers will be returning to the State Capitol this fall for a special session to carry out the once-a-decade task of redrawing legislative and congressional boundaries. Gov. Kevin Stitt announced last week that he is calling lawmakers into a...

 

Corrections Department plans sign-on bonuses, temporary pay raises as prison staffing problems persist

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections plans to provide a $2,500 sign-on bonus to newly hired prison officers and temporarily boost pay for employees working in especially understaffed facilities. The agency’s staffing levels have dropped...

 

Linda Tutwiler to lead Northwestern Homecoming Parade Oct. 9 as marshal

Linda Tutwiler will lead Northwestern Oklahoma State University's annual homecoming parade as its marshal starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, on Alva's downtown square. Upon learning she was...

 

Ranger Royalty finalists, Freshman Queen announced

Northwestern Oklahoma State University held its annual Ranger Royalty Banquet on Wednesday following the first round of voting for king and queen candidates. The Student Government Association (SGA)...

 

FRED WILLIAM NEUMAN

Fred William Neuman was born February 15, 1925, in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. He passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, in Alva, Oklahoma. Fred's journey to Alva started when he was leading music at the...

 

MARIA ANGELIC CARDONITA

Funeral services for Maria Cardonita will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Bala Sagili Jesudas officiating. A rosary will be held Monday at...

 

Coffeetime

Ever got a case of the “guilts” for taking a few minutes to do absolutely nothing that contributes to your finances, your job, or your family – simply doing what you want because you like it?...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 3, 2021

Here's to a good homecoming parade next Saturday

One weatherman I watched said it would be perfect weather for the parade, but another said a 20% of rain. Curses on him for such talk! Congratulations to all the Miss Cinderella participants. Our home...

 

Democrats are only growing our debt, not the economy

Ever since President Biden took office, Democrats have made clear their intent to go on a reckless taxing and spending spree. Earlier this year, they passed $2 trillion in so-called relief spending that was supposed to grow the economy, but it has...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 2:45 a.m. – Report of a suspicious person in Lamont. 4:59 a.m. – Report of a reckless act. 7:14 p.m. – Welfare check needed on Douglas Avenue. 8:39 p.m. – Welfare check needed in the 1200 block of Flynn Street....

 

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 1322 page 912: Steve E. Mello and Jane L. Mello convey unto Tim Fowler and Arla Fowler. Lot 16, block 6, City of Alva, East Vale Subdivision. Warranty deed. Book 1322 page 971: Christopher Castillo and Margo Catillo convey...

 

Share Downtown Clinic now open

The Share Medical Downtown Clinic is now ready to accept patients. Located in Suite J in the Alva Professional Building, the clinic will be staffed by Dr. Scott Burk M.D., who is an internist, Dr. Chris Burk M.D., who is a pediatrician, and Gwyn Hold... Full story

 

Goldbugs lose to the Saints 53-19

Oklahoma Christian School came to Alva undefeated this season and left the same way. The Goldbugs had a tough time against the highly ranked OCS Saints. Alva was unable to score until the third... Full story

 

Johnson County town to weigh ban on conversion therapy

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (AP) — One Johnson County, Kansas, community has already adopted a ban on conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth, and another is considering doing so. The Kansas City Star reports that the Prairie Village City Council will...

 

Child COVID-19 vaccination rates low in some Kansas counties

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas counties are seeing youth vaccination rates for COVID-19 far below the national average, according to state data released this week. A school pandemic workgroup established by Gov. Laura Kelly received data from the...

 

Police seek public's help in solving killing in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are asking for the public's helping in solving the fatal shooting of a woman as she was driving away from church. WDAF-TV reports that police still have no leads in the Sept. 18 death of...

 

Explosive souvenir in rucksack prompts German airport alert

BERLIN (AP) — A 28-year-old man in Germany faces a hefty bill after trying to catch a flight at Munich airport Thursday with a live mortar shell in his rucksack. German news agency dpa reported Friday that the explosive device was discovered...

 

Authorities: Body of missing Florida college student found

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say they have found the body of a missing Florida college student who disappeared a week ago. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said Saturday that authorities found Miya Marcano's body near an apartment building. The...

 

'Everybody is frustrated,' Biden says as his agenda stalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Saturday acknowledged frustrations as Democrats strain to rescue a scaled-back version of his $3.5 trillion government-overhaul plan and salvage a related public works bill after frantic negotiations failed...

 

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