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Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens

Monday – Chili with beans, onions and cheese, cornbread, tossed salad with dressing, strawberries and bananas (diabetic: strawberries) Tuesday – Chicken broccoli rice casserole, cauliflower, garlic bread, Aunt Thelma Reunion Cookie, peaches...

 

Alva Cloverbuds 4-H

Oct. 5–10 was National 4-H Week. The Alva Cloverbuds 4-H group represented their community by filling the Blessing Boxes around town with food all through the week. Pam Coffman, 4-H leader, created...

 

Share Medical to open weekly clinic in Freedom

Share Medical Center (SMC) will be opening a weekly medical clinic in Freedom starting Nov. 18. The announcement was made during the Alva Hospital Authority meeting Tuesday, Oct. 27. Share CEO Kandice Allen said the clinic will be held at 957 Eagle...

 

Prognosis for rural hospitals worsens with pandemic

Jerome Antone said he is one of the lucky ones. After becoming ill with COVID-19, Antone was hospitalized only 65 miles away from his small Alabama town. He is the mayor of Georgiana – population 1,700. “It hit our rural community so rabid,...

 

70 Oklahoma schools failed to submit immunization data

New data showing the percentage of Oklahoma kindergarteners who are up to date on all required vaccines is missing about 7,870 students because their schools did not submit the information. Each year the State Department of Health conducts a survey...

 

CADC cares about keeping participants, staff and programs safe and healthy

Our goal is to minimize the potential for transmission of COVID-19 within the Older Americans Act service providers and programs. This will require the cooperation and patience of employees, visitors, and most of all those we serve, our senior popula...

 

Cheat codes: Students search for shortcuts as virtual schooling expands

Computer programmer Gradyn Wursten still updates a project he created to hack his high school homework. As a sophomore, he used an old MacBook with a cracked screen and bulging battery to write the co...

 

COVID-19 Active Cases

Oct. 31, 2020 Woods County 35 Alva 31 Dacoma 1 Freedom 0 Waynoka 1 Alfalfa County 14 State of Oklahoma 15,133 From Oklahoma State Dept. of Health...

 

Northwestern Jazz Ensemble Concert on Alva's downtown square Nov. 5

Inclement weather caused the postponement of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University jazz ensemble concert on the Alva downtown square recently, but it has been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend the free...

 

Northwestern students learn about service, leadership through meaningful projects

As part of the service learning requirements for their Habitudes class at Northwestern, a group of students organized the picking up of trash on campus. That group included Isaac Joseph, Esther...

 

Northwestern's Virtual Ranger Preview set for Nov. 7

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Ranger Preview event for high school seniors will be completely virtual on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. on Northwestern’s YouTube channel. To attend Virtual Ranger Preview, there are two easy steps....

 

Coffeetime: Whaddya mean – I owe money?

When Andy was an 11-year-old boy, he and his 8-year-old brother decided they were old enough to buy some calves to raise. This meant feeding, watering and daily maintenance – freezing temperatures...

 

Ice storm and home insurance: Are you covered?

Many Oklahomans are cleaning up after the ice storm that swept through the state this week. But the clean-up is just part of the recovery effort. Navigating through the insurance claim process during this time can be confusing and stressful. Here...

 

Murdock's Minutes: Preparation begins for 2021 legislative session

In a year of unexpected events, I don’t think anyone had predicted Oklahoma would be hit by historic ice and snow storms in October. Although the State of Emergency that Gov. Stitt declared includes all the counties in Senate District 27,...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    November 1, 2020

Don't forget to change your clock

Don't forget to turn back your clock one hour today. What a crock, more unwanted government control. Cleo wanted to vote early, so granddaughter Jennifer, Cleo and I went in Thursday. There was a...

 

Woods County Communication logs

Friday, October 23, 2020 8:42 a.m. – Medic needed in Waynoka. 2:37 p.m. – Medic needed on County Road (CR) 440. 7:49 p.m. – Report of a deer vs. car accident on CR 370. 10:07 a.m. – Report of a hit-and-run on CR 110. 6:26 p.m. – Report of...

 

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

Book 1309 page 592: Leist Famly Trust, unto Blake Baker. Lot 9 and 10, block 1, City of Alva, Legion Heights Subdivision. Warranty deed Book 1309 page 651: Robert Edwards, unto Hildy Jaker. Lot 14 thru 19, City of Freedom, OT Subdivision and block...

 

Wilkerson's TD with 29 seconds left gives Tulsa win over ECU

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — T.K. Wilkerson scored a go-ahead touchdown with 29 seconds left to help Tulsa beat East Carolina 34-30 on Friday night. Tulsa's 11-play, 75-yard final drive was aided by two questionable replays — a fumble that was overturned...

 

Hall, Purdy lead No. 23 Iowa State to 52-22 romp over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Breece Hall usually cruises right past the turn toward the University of Kansas every time the sophomore running back makes the drive on Interstate 35 from his home in Wichita to Iowa State. The Jayhawks hope they never see...

 

Proposed geothermal plant draws fire in Nevada desert town

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Renewable energy power plants have their place — but not in Gerlach, say many residents of the town about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Reno. The community of about 100 is fired up about a geothermal project proposed by...

 

Man injured in suspected road rage shooting on I-35 near KC

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A man is hospitalized after being shot by a motorcyclist on Interstate 35 in Johnson County, and police believe road rage was behind the shooting. KCTV-TV reports that the incident happened Friday night, causing the shutdown of...

 

Billboards support statewide school mask mandate in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Billboards supporting a statewide mask mandate in Oklahoma schools have been erected across the state. The billboards, paid for by the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, read "Endangering Teachers for Politics" and "State...

 

Johnson County official: Virus misinformation fueling spread

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The largest county in Kansas has reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases, and the county's health director said the spread of misinformation is a significant factor in the spike in cases. The Kansas City Star reports...

 

Kansas SKansas Senate race's last days include events -- and huntingenate race's last days include events -- and hunting

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Roger Marshall did some early morning hunting in the final days of his campaign for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, while Democrat Barbara Bollier filled her last weekend with online and in-person events....

 

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