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October meeting of the Petunia Garden Club

The Petunia Garden Club met in the Fireside Room of the Cherokee Strip Museum on Oct. 9 hosted by Eleanor Ring. Greg Highfill, Woods County OSU Extension director, presented the program “Preparing for Fall.” Highfill stated that now through...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE Group discuss fun places to go in Oklahoma for seniors

The Patchwork Friends OHCE group met for their regular meeting on Oct. 10 at the Nazarene Church with Mary Barker as hostess. Joanne Prewett, president, called the meeting to order with ten members present. The flag salute was led by Janice Litton....

 

Students to compete in Heartland Best Robotics Game Day

High school and middle school students from throughout Oklahoma and Kansas will compete in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University-sponsored Heartland BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and...

 

Share Medical CFO is moving

Chief Financial Officer Kevin O’Brien will be leaving Share Medical Center for a position as CEO of the hospital in Buffalo. O’Brien said he grew up in that area and will be living close to his parents who are growing older. The news was...

 

Alva teen charged with first degree rape

A teen from Alva has been charged with first degree rape. Donald Brian Blalock, 16, of Alva, has been charged in case YO-2019-1 as a youthful offender. Oklahoma’s Youthful Offender Act allows teenagers charged with serious crimes the opportunity... Full story

 

October Rotary Students of the Month honored

Reece Martin Reece is the son of Mike Martin and Marcia Martin. High school activities include football, basketball, track, One Act, Spanish and National Honor Society. Reece is employed with Peak...

 

Alva man sought in drug charges

Felony warrants have been issued for an Alva man in connection with two drug-related charges. John Allen Wood, 23, of Alva, has been charged with distribution of controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) including possession with intent to distribut... Full story

 

Dr. Aaron Place presents program to WCREA

Dr. Aaron Place, professor of Biology at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, presented a program on animal skulls at the Oct. 17 meeting of the Woods County Retired Educators Association (WCREA)....

 

ERIC 'RICKY' THEBO

Eric Thebo, son of Elizabeth Jane Thebo (Pack) and Joseph Thebo, was born on May 7, 1962, in Kansas City, Missouri. He passed away at Beadles Nursing Home in Alva, Oklahoma, on October 19, 2019 at 57 years, 5 months and 14 days. A father of two...

 

NEVA FERN STERNBERGER WILHITE

Neva Fern Sternberger was born October 28, 1922, in Woods County, Oklahoma, to Henry and Edith Campbell Sternberger, the sixth of six children. She graduated from Hardtner High School in 1940. She...

 

Menus for seek of Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Chicken biscuit, pears, juice, milk Tuesday – Yogurt parfait, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancakes, maple syrup, egg patty, pineapple, juice, milk Thursday – Cereal, mandarin oranges, juice,...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 27, 2019

Holy Batman, the downtown square looks great

Whoever came up with the idea for the Goldbug and Northwestern painted crosswalks should have spoken up years ago. High fives for the city boys because they sure did a nice job. FAIRBANKS, Alaska...

 

Woods County Communications log

October 18, 2019 7:05 a.m. Caller reports vomiting and feeling weak, alter mental state. 5:32 p.m. Caller reports nuisance skunk. 10:25 p.m. Caller reports cow out near Bouziden's bridge. October 20, 2019 12:40 p.m. Caller called “transporting 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 obtai...

 

Marriage License Filings

Kyle Jordan Conner, and Mary Elizabeth Shklar, both of Alva: marriage license (counseling). ($5)...

 

Divorce Filings

Aran Lee Cook vs. Shawna Beth Cook: dissolution of marriage. ($262.14)...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1297 page 186: Ronald H. Edwards and Doris A. Edwards, husband and wife, unto Tara D. Miller, a single person. A tract of land in the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of the section 25, township 27 north, range...

 

Thompson scores 4 TDs as K-State stuns No. 4 Sooners, 48-41

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Skylar Thompson and Kansas State dealt a big blow to No. 5 Oklahoma's national title hopes. The Wildcats' quarterback threw for 213 yards while running for four touchdowns, the defense did just enough against Heisman Trophy...

 

AETN allegedly misused more than $400,000 in grant money

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' public television network faces repaying more than $400,000 from a state grant that auditors say was misspent. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the state Department of Education audit released Friday says the...

 

Conviction, sentence of retired Kansas trooper thrown out

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a retired Kansas Highway Patrol trooper's conviction and probation sentence related to a charge that he lied to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita. The Wichita Eagle...

 

Girlfriend of Kansas man who wounded 2 lawmen enters plea

LYONS, Kan. (AP) — The girlfriend of a Kansas man who fatally shot his father and wounded two Kansas law enforcement officers before killing himself has pleaded no contest to aggravated child endangerment. The Wichita Eagle reports that...

 

Nebraska high school students to train as nursing assistants

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Mid-Plains Community College has announced a program to have high school students train to be nursing assistants. The school says in a news release that its Broken Bow campus, the Melham Medical Center and Broken Bow High...

 

Vaping devices now being accepted on Drug Take Back Day

More than medication is being collected during Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. For the first time, vaping devices and cartridges also are being accepted for disposal. The federal Drug Enforcement Administration says the change...

 

More severely obese kids should get surgery, MD group says

Even some severely obese preteens should be considered for weight loss surgery, according to new recommendations. The guidance issued Sunday by the American Academy of Pediatrics is based on a review of medical evidence, including several studies...

 

Feeding the flock: Church cooks get tips for healthier meals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Nutrition Hub at Church Health was designed to be a gathering place, pretty much like the kitchen in any home. On Oct. 21, knots of cooks were huddled amid cooktops and countertops, tasting greens and spaghetti sauces,...

 

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