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Menus for week of Nov. 11–15

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Tuesday – Omelet, toast, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Yogurt parfait, banana, juice, milk Thursday – Chicken biscuit,...

 

Alva Robotics team win competition

The Alva Robotics team Technic Gold won the robotics competition during Heartland BEST's "Off the Grid" event on Nov. 1-2. The team competed against seven other teams from Oklahoma and Kansas in the B...

 

Alva man pleads guilty to interstate murder plot

OKLAHOMA CITY – VERNON WAYNE BROCK, 70, of Alva, has pleaded guilty to hiring someone to commit murder, announced U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Downing. A federal grand jury indicted Brock on April 17, 2019, for using interstate commerce facilities to...

 

Art Installation on the Downtown Square

Workers prepare to pour concrete Monday on the north side of the Woods County Courthouse. The location will be the site of a kinetic art installation. The project by Freedom West is funded by the...

 

Piece by Piece Quilt Guild

The Nov. meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild opened with a short business meeting. Patty Barker won the drawing and presented a Show and Share. The program was presented by Drue Washburn, who...

 

Oklahoma earns D- for premature births on March of Dimes annual report card

One in nine babies in Oklahoma was born too early, or before 37 weeks gestation, in 2018, prompting March of Dimes to give the state a D- on its annual report card. The report, released Monday, found a preterm birth rate of 11.4 percent in the...

 

Fewer Oklahoma women report pregnancy discrimination

Pregnancy discrimination stole the social media spotlight recently after questions arose over Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s account of being pushed out of a teaching job in the 1970s because she was pregnant.   Despite a...

 

Wheatland Republican Women hear about Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma

Eighteen members and guests attended a luncheon meeting of the Wheatland Republican Women on Nov. 6, at the Runnymede in Alva. The program was presented by Kaitlyn Finley. Finley currently serves as...

 

WCC presents Senior Symposium

The Woods County Coalition hosted all high school seniors in Woods County at a Senior Symposium on Nov. 6 at the Woods County Fairgrounds. WCC president Kohannah Hess welcomed the students by telling...

 

How Oklahoma's new health laws will affect you, from short-term health policies to eye clinics

At the beginning of November, hundreds of new laws took effect in Oklahoma, including a big change to short-term health policies. Driven by rising premiums for Affordable Care Act plans, interest in short-term insurance is growing, boosted by Trump...

 

Career, Internship, Grad Fair opportunity set for job seekers Nov. 13

Employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending the fall 2019 Career, Internship and Grad Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Student Center Ballroom from 10 a.m. to...

 

'The Coloring Book' children's production coming to Northwestern's Herod Hall Auditorium stage

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s fine arts department will present its second theatrical production of the year – its annual children’s show “The Coloring Book” on Nov. 21-22 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day in Herod Hall Auditorium....

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, November 1, 2019 3:42 p.m. Report of a domestic crisis. Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:50 a.m. Cattle out, two red and black calves. 5:23 p.m. Reckless drivers in a navy-blue Chevy Suburban. 9:51 p.m. Call of a controlled burn – old carpet...

 

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 1297 Page 725: Sharene Smith and Matt Smith, wife and husband, unto Edward Jay Lahr. Surface rights only in and to northeast quarter, section 27, township 25 north, range 13 W.I.M, Woods County, Oklahoma. Warranty deed. Boo...

 

Lincoln Elementary AR first 9 weeks Awards

Lincoln Elementary fourth grade teachers proudly presented awards for the first nine weeks goal 1, goal 2, 25 point club, 50 point club, 75 point club, 100 point club, 150 point club, and Respect...

 

Rainey FG, 4th-down stop lift Tulsa over UCF 34-31

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jacob Rainey kicked a 23-yard game-winning field goal late in the fourth quarter and Tulsa rallied past UCF, knocking off the two-time defending American Athletic Conference champs 34-31 Friday night. The win was Tulsa's first...

 

Oklahoma will be the set for 2 major films

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two major motion picture productions featuring actors Matt Damon, Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio have issued casting calls in Oklahoma as they prepare to film in the state. "Stillwater" starring Damon and Abigail Breslin...

 

Man faces sexual assault charge after incident on a plane

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Utah man accused of groping another passenger on a Salt Lake City-bound American Airlines flight that diverted to Tulsa for his arrest has been charged with abusive sexual contact. The man, identified in court records as...

 

Cherokee Nation considers cutting school funds over policies

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council is considering whether the tribe should cut funding to schools that ban Native American students from observing cultural practices during events such as graduations. The council's Rules Committ...

 

10 hospitalized from Oklahoma facility after flu shot mix-up

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Ten people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities were hospitalized after they were apparently accidentally injected with what's believed to be insulin rather than flu shots, authorities...

 

Film probes history of Native Americans in the US military

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family's eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle when he was an Apache scout. They also...

 

Wichita to operate the first electric buses in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita will add the state's first electric buses to its public transit fleet in hopes of saving hundreds of thousands of dollars and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. The first bus is...

 

Oklahoma tribes with casinos say no to compact arbitration

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's 35 tribal nations with casinos have rejected arbitration in a dispute with the state over whether existing gaming compacts automatically renew at the end of the year. The Tulsa World reports that the tribes say in a...

 

Oklahoma abortion clinic takes on 'physicians only' laws

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City abortion clinic filed a lawsuit Friday challenging longstanding state laws that allow only physicians to perform abortions in Oklahoma, marking the sixth time in five years that the state's abortion...

 

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