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Beta Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi meeting

The members of Beta Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met recently in the home of Cherie Lau with seven members and one guest present. A very informative presentation was given by Sandra Koehn, secretary of the Woods County Election Board. She told...

 

Menus for the week of Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Breakfast bun, fruit yogurt cup, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday – Whole Grain Cinnamon Crunch, buttered toast, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday – French toast strips, maple syrup, pears, juice,...

 

Household Executives OHCE group learns about favorite cheeses

The Household Executives met Oct. 19 in the home of Carol Anderson. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway who also led the group in the flag salute. The eight members answered roll with “What is your favorite cheese?...

 

Red Hat Society ladies

The Red Hat ladies enjoyed a very good buffet luncheon at Chop Sticks on Thursday, Oct. 20. There was lots of visiting about the upcoming election. It is a little scary to think about. Our next Red Hat luncheon will be at the Plum Thicket in Kiowa,...

 

Alva schools receive grades of A and C

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has released the A-F Report Cards for the 2015-2016 school year. Alva’s five schools received As and Cs. Letter grades are based on student performance (50 percent), overall student growth (25 percent)...

 

The American Cafe

Dr. Aaron Mason, one of our most popular presenters, will close the fall series of Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Alva Public Library. The series, Oklahoma Private...

 

Local FFA students walk the stage to receive their American FFA Degree

Courtney Mapes, Mckenna Nixon, Dakota Nusser and Emma Reed traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, to walk across the stage to receive their American FFA Degree. This is the highest degree an FFA member...

 

Man arrested for obstructing officer

An Arnett man was arrested in Waynoka for interfering with an arrest. Stetson Wyatt Brawner, 19, of Arnett has been charged with a misdemeanor of obstructing an officer. According to court documents, on Oct. 21 at 5:15 p.m. Woods County Deputy Adam...

 

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

A driver in Alva had the misfortune to be stopped in traffic by a K9 officer. According to court records, Alva Police Officer John Caviness stopped the vehicle on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Flynn and Hunt Streets. Johnny Briseno of Alva was driving a blue...

 

Q&A on criminal justice questions

State Questions 780 and 781 are two intertwined measures that seek to lower Oklahoma’s incarceration rate and divert more offenders to treatment programs. Proponents say the measures are critical to a state where numerous people’s lives are...

 

Girl Scout Harvest Food Drive

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Alva scouts will canvass the town collecting food for the Harvest Food Drive. The food the scouts collect will be used to fill the holiday baskets given to families less fortunate and in need of some help this holiday season....

 

Girl Scouts help Homestead residents decorate pumpkins

Alva's Girl Scout Troop 969 helped the residents at The Homestead decorate pumpkins for Halloween. Carla Hess, the new activity director, asked the scouts to help her with their craft activity. The...

 

Final robotics competition in Alva Saturday

The 15th year of the Heartland BEST 2016 Robotics competition was held Saturday at the Alva Recreational Center gymnasium. This competition is the only one held in Oklahoma, with 18 states...

 

Alabama man charged with bogus check

An Alabama man was been charged with a felony in Woods County. David Cameron Holmes, 29, of Ozark, Alabama, has been charged with obtaining cash and merchandise by bogus check. According to court papers, Holmes is charged in connection with a...

 

Alva woman fatally injured

An Alva woman was fatally injured in a two-vehicle collision Saturday morning in Major County. Jolene Jacobs, 29, of Alva was taken by the Waynoka EMS to Fairview Medical Center. She was pronounced dead at the hospital from head and trunk internal...

 

Three charged with not paying rent

Three individuals have been charged with misdemeanors of defrauding an innkeeper. According to court records, all three are charged with not paying rent due to Jeff Cahoj of Alva Robin Lynn Loomis aka Robin Lynn Edgin aka Robin Lynn Shilliot, 54, of...

 

No drone zone goes into effect Nov. 1

Oklahoma City – New security concerns for businesses, government facilities and private citizens arose last session and was addressed by House Bill 2599, which restricted flight of unmanned...

 
 By Warren Vieth    Local    October 30, 2016

As Obamacare prices soar in state, what are your options?

Oklahomans planning to sign up for 2017 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act might prepare for a possible case of sticker shock. Only one company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, is offering ACA individual health plans in this state...

 

Cline thanked for service to Alva Hospital Authority

Terry Cline, retiring board member from the Alva Hospital Authority, was thanked for his service with a cake at the end of Tuesday night's meeting. Terry briefly spoke, saying that when Arden Chaffee...

 

Letter to Editor

Some farmers are so afraid of the Humane Society that they are willing to give up their right to have a say in any future farm regulations. The sad thing is they are willing to give up their children's and all their descendants' right to have a say...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 30, 2016

Junkman's Gems

State Question 780 has to do with something I thought should have been done years ago. It is going to make drug possession a misdemeanor instead of a felony. This will help shrink the prison...

 

Unleashing the full power of Oklahoma's agriculture sector

I have written several articles outlining the enormous impact on Oklahoma’s economy that could result from moving agricultural acreage currently committed to the stock bulk crops (such as wheat and corn) to high-value vegetable, melon and potato...

 

Goldbugs battle the Buccaneers to try and keep playoff hopes alive

TONKAWA – The Alva Goldbugs struggled on the road Friday night as they faced off with the Tonkawa Buccaneers in their last effort to stay playoff bound at the conclusion of the regular season. The...

 

This week's Alva sporting events

Thursday, November 3 7 p.m. NWOSU men’s basketball at University of Science and Arts (Scrimmage) Friday, November 4 7 p.m. AHS football vs. Newkirk (Senior Night) 7 p.m. NWOSU volleyball vs. Southeastern Oklahoma State University Saturday,...

 

Rangers' late surge comes too late against the Wonder Boys on the road

RUSSELLVILLE, Arkansas – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers football team (4-4) was back on the road Saturday afternoon as they faced off with the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (4-4) in Thone Stadium. It was a tough battle starting the first...

 

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