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Menus for week of Oct. 12–16

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancake on a stick, sausage patty, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Breakfast taco (egg, sausage, cheese, tater tots), fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Chicken biscuit, cereal, fruit, juice, milk...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    October 11, 2020

There's a mouse in the house

STILLWATER, Okla. – They typically live near people throughout the year, but with cooler weather arriving, many mice are looking to move a little closer. Mice scramble to locate shelter before winter hits, said Kevin Shelton, Oklahoma State... Full story

 

County fair checks available at Woods County OSU Extension office

The Woods County Fair Board has county fair premium checks available to be picked up at the Woods County OSU Extension office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The OSU Extension office is located on the east side of the bottom level of...

 

Education fair opportunity for education majors

Education employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending virtually or in person the fall 2020 Education Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Ranger Room from 10 a.m. t... Full story

 

Two NWOSU students receive Dean Ranson Scholarship

Kiera Case and Peyton Lucas were awarded the Dean Ranson Scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year. Case is a Fairview native and freshman at Northwestern. She is majoring in elementary education and plans to graduate early, then return to Fairview...

 

ALBERT 'HAROLD' GOTTSCH

Albert 'Harold' Gottsch, 89, died Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Hester Care Center, Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born May 26, 1931, in Woods County, Oklahoma, to Albert Henry and Anna Katherine...

 

Fooled by what you see

Tom lived in Smallsville. Everybody knew each other, and they all knew each other’s routines and habits. Tom had grown up in that town, and all the citizens of Smallsville knew of Tom’s rough and...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 11, 2020

The lady moderator did a pretty good job of maintaining control

I sat through the vice-presidential debates with Justin and Cleo on Wednesday. It was much quieter than the presidential debates. The lady moderator did a pretty good job of maintaining control. Both...

 

NWTC students complete practical nursing program

Northwest Technology Center announced today that several students recently completed the practical nursing program. A graduation ceremony was held on Oct. 3 at Percival Fieldhouse on the Northwestern...

 

Aline woman accused of forging checks on mother's closed account

An Aline woman with four aliases has been charged with several counts of forgery in Woods County. Rebecca Elizabeth Gable (also listed with last names of Frederick, Stebens, Phillips and Perez), 46, of Aline, has been charged with forgery in the...

 

Waynoka man charged with stealing pistol

A Waynoka man is facing several charges involving the theft of a firearm. According to court documents, on Oct. 5 at 9:42 p.m. Waynoka Police Officer Adam Barlow was contacted by a Woods County...

 

'Open when I am here'

Waiting in the restaurant for his food, the white-haired man scans the other diners looking for his next victim. His smiling wife shows no concern as his gaze alights on a possibility. He spreads out... Full story

 

Goldbugs lose road game to Luther 37-12

The Alva Goldbugs were on the road against District 2A-1 opponent Luther Friday night. Early in the game, the Goldbugs took control and scored. But the Lions came back with a roar to win 37-12. The... Full story

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, October 2, 2020 12:45 a.m. – Report of dogs in her yard in Dacoma. 1:39 a.m. – Caller advised about the dogs still in her yard. 4:01 p.m. – Report of a residential burglar alarm on County Road (CR) 270. 7:35 p.m. – Report of a...

 

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 992: Trent Delano and Janna Delano convey unto Edgar Carbajal and Christie Carbajal: Lot 1, Block 8, City of Waynoka, Elm Grove. Quit claim deed. Book 1308 page 996: Bailey Renae Trammell conveys unto Linh Thi...

 

Oklahoma outlasts No. 22 Texas 53-45 in 4-overtime thriller

DALLAS (AP) — Spencer Rattler threw a 25-yard scoring pass to Drake Stoops in the fourth overtime, and Oklahoma survived a late rally from No. 22 Texas in regulation for a 53-45 victory Saturday as a most unusual version of the Red River rivalry...

 

Kansas law enforcement fatally shoots 1 man, wounds 2nd man

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas law enforcement officers have fatally shot one man and wounded a second man in an exchange of gunfire, authorities say. The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Friday after Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents and a Kansas...

 

Man arrested in shooting that left 2 dead in Manhattan

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in a shooting that left two men dead in Manhattan. The Manhattan Mercury reports that police responded around 5:20 p.m. Friday to a report of gunfire and found 19-year-old Skylar Havens and...

 

Bidding rules hold up $50M in Kansas COVID testing funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Nearly $50 million in funding for COVID testing is still moving through the state's bidding system more than three weeks after Kansas legislators approved the spending, state officials say. At the state Legislative Budget Commit...

 

Kansas man sues over crash that kills wife, 4 children

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is suing a over a crash that killed his wife, three of his children and his stepdaughter. Jeffrey Williams, of Viola, is seeking more than $75,000 in damages in the wrongful death lawsuit filed this month against...

 

Dem challenger in SC Senate race raises record $57 million

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison has shattered congressional fundraising records, bringing in $57 million in the final quarter for his U.S. Senate campaign against Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham as the GOP tries to...

 

Precedent, recusal, Roe: A court nomination viewer's guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A scant two weeks after her nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett goes before a Senate committee that's bitterly split along partisan lines over whether the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death...

 

Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The jig may be up for an "asteroid" that's expected to get nabbed by Earth's gravity and become a mini moon next month. Instead of a cosmic rock, the newly discovered object appears to be an old rocket from a failed...

 

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