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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – No school Tuesday – Sausage biscuit, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Yogurt, muffin, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Scrambled eggs, cinnamon toast, fruit, juice, milk Friday – French...

 

Cherokee DAR holds first meeting of the year

The Cherokee Outlet Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its first meeting of the year on Thursday, Oct. 8, at Hatfield Park. Chapter Regent Joy Rhodes led the chapter in the...

 

Grow and Share OHCE October meeting

Grow and Share OHCE met for its regular monthly meeting at the home of Misty Hoover at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, with Misty and Cheryl Diefenbach serving as co-hostesses. President Janet Cunningham called the meeting to order. All present recited the...

 

Wheatland Republican Women learn about Woods County EMS 522 District

The Wheatland Republican Women met at noon on Oct. 7 at The Runnymede in Alva. Julie Dennis, head of Alva EMS, and Angelica Brady, Alva city manager, presented the program on the proposed Woods County Emergency Medical Services 522 District. A...

 

Deer in the headlights

• AAA offers safety tips on avoiding animal-vehicle collisions With state motorists hitting the road for fall break and remote areas as a COVID-19 precaution, AAA is warning drivers to especially watch for deer. Deer mating season is beginning, wit...

 

Courson is new airport manager

Derrick Courson, who filled in as interim manager at the Alva Regional Airport, has now been promoted to manager. The Alva Airport Commission met Tuesday night, Oct. 13, since Monday was a holiday. Chairman Dale Logsdon was absent so Terry Turner...

 

New protocols at Share Medical Center

Due to the increase in positive COVID-19 patients being seen at Share Medical Center (SMC), the hospital will be rerouting patients to better protect vulnerable populations. The front door will not be locked, but the hospital is implementing several...

 

No Alva Spook Parade

The Alva Chamber of Commerce has decided not to hold the downtown Spook Parade, costume judging and trick or treating around the square. Normally this would be scheduled for Friday afternoon, Oct. 30. The chamber made this decision in consideration...

 

A guide to State Question 805 and its potential impact on Oklahoma criminal justice

As the Nov. 3 general election date draws near, public confusion regarding State Question 805—a ballot initiative which would amend the Oklahoma Constitution and end the use of sentence enhancements against some repeat offenders—remains high. In...

 

Preventing, testing and tracking COVID-19 at NWOSU

Northwestern Oklahoma State University staff spent many weeks over the summer planning for the return to classes in the fall. Now two months into the semester, NWOSU Dean of Students Calleb Mosburg di...

 

Northwestern jazz ensemble in concert on Alva's downtown square Oct. 24

The sounds of jazz music will filter through Alva's downtown square during the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 24, thanks to members of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University jazz ensemble. Guests...

 

DONALD MARION BRASWELL

Donald Marion Braswell, 77, of Vilonia, Arkansas, passed away October 14, 1942. Mr. Braswell was born October 16, 1942, in Alva, Oklahoma, to Marion Braswell and Lucille Fullerton Braswell. He served in the Air Force and was a Vietnam veteran. In...

 

HELEN SOPHIA MARIA OTTE BEISEL

Funeral services for Helen Sophia Maria Beisel will be at 2 p.m. Monday, October, 19, 2020, at the Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Tim Roggow officiating. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran...

 

JUNE FREI

Graveside memorial service for June Frei, 99, of Enid, Oklahoma, will be Friday, October 23, 2020, at 11 a.m. in Hardtner Cemetery, Hardtner, Kansas. Cremation arrangements by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory, Enid, Oklahoma. Online...

 

Coffeetime: Doug's dog-dipping days

If you have ever wanted to ask a couple how they have successfully stayed married for many decades, then this story is for you. In our column a few weeks ago, you read a story from Doug and Joan, who...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 18, 2020

I'm a 'public nuisance'

The city called me a “public nuisance” in the legal notices in the paper. That would insult some people, but not me. It’s the nature of my business. Some women have been calling me a public...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, October 9, 2020 7:02 a.m. – Report of a suspicious male walking on U.S. Highway 64 and County Road (CR) 460. 7:06 a.m. – Report of a male walking on US-64 and CR 460. 7:14 a.m. – Report of a male walking on US-64. 7:23 a.m. – Report...

 

Marriage License Filings

Paul Joseph Delaware and Chantel Marie Rueger, both of Alva: marriage license (no counselling) ($50)....

 

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 obtai...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1309 page 195: Dustyn Murphey conveys unto Vanessa B. Kopf. Lot 1 and 2, block 9, City of Alva, Smith Subdivision of East Vale. Warranty deed. Book 1309 page 212: Bixler Ranch LLC conveys unto Colt T. Stearns. Section 35,...

 

Alva City Council to hold hearing on possible public nuisance properties

A public hearing on three properties will be held during the Alva City Council meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. The properties in question are the Alva Salvage, LLC at 1313 Fair, the property at...

 

Moffitt wins wild Truck race at Kansas to qualify for finale

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brett Moffitt wasn't about to finish second again — not with a spot in the NASCAR Truck Series finale on the line. So when Zane Smith tried to pass him with three laps to go, Moffitt moved down ever so slightly and sent...

 

Senior Citizens Center video helps police nab suspect in 11 burglaries

An Alva man has been charged in 11 burglaries that took place in Alva during September and October. Police were able to identify the suspect after a video from a break-in at the Woods County Senior Citizens Center was posted on social media. The...

 
 By TONY RAAP    Regional    October 18, 2020

Shop owners see skyrocketing demand for bikes amid pandemic

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Kristopher Hayne started looking for a mountain bike around the time the coronavirus pandemic began. Six months later, he's still waiting to get one. He called several bicycle shops, but "nothing was out there," Hayne said. "B...

 

Spaceport America board fires executive director

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The CEO of New Mexico's commercial spacecraft launch facility facing accusation he pressured a former chief financial officer to circumvent internal financial controls was ousted Friday. Dan Hicks was terminated as...

 

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