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Grow and Share OHCE meeting

Grow and Share OHCE met on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Fireside Room of the Cherokee Strip Museum with Elizabeth Busse serving as hostess. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. and all members recited the flag salute. Ten members answered the...

 

ASB chosen as Blooming Business of the Month for October

The Alva Garden Council has chosen Alva State Bank as the Blooming Business of the Month for October. ASB's building is surrounded by eye-catching berms filled with colorful plants. Beginning on the...

 

Tulip Garden Club meeting

Genevieve Farris hosted the monthly meeting of the Tulip Garden Club at the Fireside Room at the Cherokee Strip Museum on Sept. 25. Farris' beautiful tables were decorated with a fall theme with leave... Full story

 

Menus for week of Oct. 14–18

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Cereal, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, pears, juice, milk Wednesday – Cinnamon roll, peaches, juice, milk Thursday – No school Friday – No school Lunch Menu for...

 

Wheatland Republican Women annual membership meeting

The annual membership meeting of the Wheatland Republican Women was held on Oct. 2 at The Runnymede in Alva. The meeting began at noon with a style show presented by laDeeda’s of Alva followed by a catered luncheon. President Jane McDermott...

 

DAR gives Good Citizens Awards to Woods County high school seniors

In the fall of 2017-2018 school year each high school in Woods County was contracted for the school election committee to select a good citizen from the senior class. After selection the student had available the option of participation in the...

 

Alva Kiwanis

Alva Kiwanis held a Legion of Honor ceremony to recognize longtime members. Kirk Washburn, 40 years; Allen Wilson, 38 years; Troy Smith, 37 years; Henry Bickerstaff, 41 years; Jack Fisher, 59 years;...

 

Visitation reinstated at several medium-security facilities

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has reinstated visitation this weekend at the medium-security units of Joseph Harp Correctional Center, James Crabtree Correctional Center, Lexington Correctional Center and Oklahoma State Penit...

 

The Alva Robotics team reaches the halfway point

The three weeks since Kickoff Day have been filled with excitement and hard work. The team has divided into working groups to tackle the many parts of the BEST competition. After examining this...

 

Waynoka musician charged in unpaid beer tab

A Waynoka man has been charged with a misdemeanor after he allegedly ran up a beer tab and failed to pay it. Court records show on Sept. 29 at 2:44 a.m. Waynoka Police Officer Adam Barlow was conducting foot patrol through the UTV Takeover event on...

 

Felony warrant issued for Maryland man

It’s not a good idea to make repeated threatening phone calls to a county sheriff’s office, but a man from Maryland is accused of doing exactly that. Andrew Armstrong Gundlach II, 44, of Easton, Maryland, has been charged in Woods County for...

 

Alva man charged with drug felonies

An Alva man has been charged with two drug felonies following a search of his home by law enforcement. According to court records, On Oct. 4 law enforcement from the Alva Police Department and Woods County Sheriff’s Office executed a search...

 

Thelma Crouch to lead Northwestern homecoming parade as marshal

Thelma Crouch will lead Northwestern Oklahoma State University's annual homecoming parade as its marshal starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, on Alva's downtown square. A 1960 graduate of...

 

Stockton Graves earns Reichenberger Fundraising Award

Stockton Graves, Northwestern Oklahoma State University rodeo coach, was awarded the Donovan Reichenberger Fundraising Award at the annual Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association Donor Apprec...

 

SHEILA KATHLEEN LONG

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2019, at the First Baptist Church (Waynoka, Oklahoma) with Rev. Len Coulter, pastor of Elm Flat Christian Church, officiating. Interment will be...

 
 By Jack Fisher    Local    October 13, 2019

Why is that funny?

"My polyester dress had been carefully chosen to complement the sanctuary carpet and matching upholstered pews." This is in the first page of the book "The Red Dirt Hymnbook" by former Alvan Roxie Faulkner Kirk. So what about that made me laugh out... Full story

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 13, 2019

Where's my help, Donald?

President Trump has given farmers upwards of $16 billion in aid for the damage to them the China tariffs have caused. While I know some farmers will be affected and need help, it is not a fair gift....

 

EUGENE PERRY McGUIRE

Memorial services for Erugen Perry McGuire, 79, Alva, will be Friday, October 18, 2019, at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Alva Municipal Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.whartonfuneralchapel.com....

 

The following individuals purchased a building permit during September 2019:

Sept. 6: Rebuild front porch, 1501 Davis, expiration date Dec. 12, 2019. Valuation: $7,000. Sept. 11: Cert of Occupancy, 818 Oklahoma Blvd., expiration date Dec. 11, 2019. Valuation: $0. Sept. 17: Cert of Occupancy, 5 Oklahoma Blvd., expiration date...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, October 4, 2019 8:28 a.m. – Medic needed in the 500 block of Ash. 10:02 a.m. – Report of a dog out on Locust. 10:39 a.m. – Caller advised of a pit bull in the 1100 block of Choctaw. 8:02 p.m. – Controlled burn. 8:04 p.m. – Controlle...

 

Marriage License Filings

Little Gary Wayne Burson and Brittany Nichole Thames, both of Alva: marriage license (no counselling). ($50)...

 

Divorce Filings

Christie June Cunningham vs. Ryan Gene Cunningham, Alva: dissolution of marriage. ($252.14) Michael Mackey vs. Michele Mackey: dissolution of marriage. ($252.14)...

 

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 1269 page 838: Ronald R. Whisman, a single person, convey unto Kenny C. Meyer and Brooke E. Meyer, husband and wife. Lots 7 through 12, in block 3, McClure Second Addition to the Town of Capron, Woods County, Oklahoma....

 

Woods County Sheriff's Office phone log

Monday, September 2 10:32 a.m. – Inmate inquiry. 10:38 a.m. – Inmate inquiry. 11:13 a.m. – Concerned citizen. 11:20 a.m. – Inmate inquiry. 12:31 p.m. – Inmate inquiry. 6:50 p.m. – Inmate inquiry. 7:45 p.m. – Cattle out. 10 p.m. ...

 

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