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Menus for week of Oct. 5–9

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancake, sausage patty, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Scrambled eggs, cinnamon toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Yogurt parfait, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Biscuit and sausage...

 

Oklahoma's college campuses continue to be coronavirus hotspots

A September surge of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma is largely a result of the coronavirus’ spread on college campuses. Oklahoma’s new cases and the 7-day average of them leveled off this summer and held pretty steady. The last major spike was...

 

Northwest Family Services Foster Care Team in need of foster care community members

There continues to be a need for traditional foster care homes in our communities for children locally and across Oklahoma. A traditional foster home provides short or long term care for a child or children after being removed from their home and...

 

Training for control, not lethal force

A group of men sit in a circle on a large padded mat discussing the soreness in their muscles. It's late afternoon midway through a three-day course for law enforcement officers in Alva. But muscle...

 
 By Keaton Ross    Local    October 4, 2020

Inmates fear retribution from state plan to block contraband phones

It was the kind of weekend inmates, guards and their loved ones fear. A series of coordinated gang fights broke out across six Oklahoma men’s prisons last Sept. 14 and 15. Several corrections guards were injured, 36 inmates were hospitalized and on...

 

Redgate named 2020-2021 reporter for Waynoka FFA chapter

Tayen Redgate is proud to represent the Waynoka FFA chapter as the 2020-2021 reporter. She is the daughter of Ryan and Dacia Redgate and sister to Traben Redgate. Tayen is actively involved in...

 

Alva woman charged with selling THC without proof of medical card

An Alva woman has been charged with a felony after she allegedly sold TCH infused joints to a confidential informant without first obtaining proof of an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority card. Jessica Marie Smith-Dunn, 27, of Alva, is charged...

 

Fifth annual 'Compassion in Action Dignity Drive' underway

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University chapter of the Social Workers Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) organization is accepting donations for personal hygiene products as part of the ‘Compassion in Action Dignity Drive’ at all Northwestern...

 

Northwestern enrollment decreases for fall 2020

In a preliminary enrollment report submitted to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University reported headcount enrollment of 1,835, a decrease of 148 students, or 7 percent. Early projections indicated an e...

 

4 Northwestern education seniors awarded Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship

Four 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...

 

LEVI J. SCHULTZ

Funeral services for Levi J. Schultz will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Neal Gordon officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal...

 

Hammers, tenacity and patience

A few months ago, we relocated to a completely different part of the state. We sold our house, packed up everything that wasn't nailed down, and dumped our lives into another home in another city....

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 4, 2020

I'm so embarrassed

I usually limit my watching of presidential debates to channel surfing during commercials, but Cleo wanted to learn what the candidates had to offer the people of the United States. Unfortunately,...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, September 25, 2020 8:34 a.m. – Report of a controlled burn. 9:19 a.m. – Report of a vehicle broken into at Buena Vista Apartments. 10:04 a.m. – Report of a vehicle theft. 10:12 a.m. – Theft report. 10:31 a.m. – Report of a vehicle...

 

Marriage License Filings

Brandon Allyn Hiller, Alva, and Jessica Lynn Ferrell, Alva: marriage license (no counselling) ($50). Drake Keele Lewis, Alva, and Jaden Elizabeth Allen, Alva: marriage license (counselling) ($5)....

 

Divorce Filings

Paula Jean Darr vs. Shawn Dale Darr, Alva: dissolution of marriage ($272.14)....

 

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

Book 1308 page 497: Matthew Jones and Heather Lauren Jones convey unto Curan Olson. Section 7, township 25N, range 15W. Warranty deed. Book 1308 page 540: Daniel W. Nichols and Sharon L. Nichols convey unto Joseph Anderson and Sarah Anderson. Lot...

 

Alva High School takes on Oklahoma Christian School

This past Friday night the Goldbugs played football against the Saints losing 14 - 33....

 
 By DAVE SKRETTA    Sports    October 4, 2020

No. 17 Oklahoma State rolls to 47-7 victory over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Shane Illingworth threw for 265 yards and three touchdowns, Chuba Hubbard ran for 145 yards and two more scores, and No. 17 Oklahoma State was able to rest its starters the final 20 minutes in its 47-7 victory over Kansas on S...

 

Tahoe ski resort reverses parking policy after legal fights

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Free parking, as precious to some skiers as virgin mountain powder, has returned to one Lake Tahoe resort but not before its corporate owner waged an expensive year-long legal battle with two season-pass holders. An 80-year-old...

 

Couple reported missing found dead from gunshots near trail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A couple reported missing Friday was found a few hours later dead of gunshot wounds near a hiking trail in eastern Colorado Springs. Stella and Lee Vigil, both in their 70s, were reported missing about 8:30 p.m....

 

Education Leader: Kansas schools must find better solution

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas state education commissioner Randy Watson said schools will need to rethink the way they deliver education amid the coronavirus pandemic because what is happening now is "not sustainable." The Topeka Capital-Journal repor...

 

New Mexico nurse follows mom's advice: 'Never give up'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Before he chose nursing as his career, Joshua Patton considered the priesthood and acting. Look at Joshua Patton and you see a healthy man who appears younger than his stated age of 35, and as strapping as you might expect...

 

Old stage scenery studied at historic Colorado opera house

LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — When mining magnate Horace Tabor decided in 1879 that the rowdy silver boomtown of Leadville needed some cultural spiffing up, he built an opera house. In just 100 days, he brought in enough wagonloads of stone, brick and...

 

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