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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Mini French toast or cereal, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Tuesday – Chicken biscuit or cereal, pears, juice, milk Wednesday – Yogurt parfait or cereal, banana, juice, milk Thursday – Strawberry...

 

Several resignations on Alva School Board agenda

It appears the Alva Public Schools will be looking for two new administrators for the next school year. Alva High School Principal Les Potter and Lincoln Elementary Principal Madison Williams have submitted their resignations effective at the end of...

 

A sense of Self: Appalachian Care 2019

Raccoons, bears and critical mission training weren't factors for many of us this past summer, but for one Alva citizen they were a reality. U.S. Navy Reserve Commander Philip Self, or Dr. Self as we... Full story

 

Report: 476 older Oklahomans died prematurely because of Medicaid non-expansion

Oklahoma City (AP) – Nearly 500 low-income, older Oklahomans died prematurely because the state did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report. The report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a...

 
 By Paul Monies    Local    December 1, 2019

Does investigative tool cloaked in secrecy give prosecutors too much power?

In the multicounty grand jury system, Oklahoma prosecutors have a powerful tool to investigate allegations of crimes and public corruption across counties. But their power is not unlimited. A...

 

Enid author Peggy Chambers in Alva Friday

Oklahoma author Peggy Chambers will be at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva on Friday, Dec. 6, during the First Friday Art Walk. Chambers will be signing and selling her books during the evening from...

 
 By Ray Carter    Local    December 1, 2019

State testing outcomes prompt question: When will results improve?

Despite a dramatic increase in school funding and the adoption of what state officials say are higher academic standards, Oklahoma students’ academic performance on state tests mostly remained stagnant in 2019 or lower than in 2017. That has some...

 

Woods County Retired Educators hear about Faith Hospice

Kelcie Judd, consultant with Faith Hospice, presented the program at the Woods County Retired Educators Association (WCREA) meeting held Nov. 21 in the Alva Public Library Auditorium. Faith Hospice...

 

14th annual Ranger Research Day winners announced, Oklahoma Research Day set for March 6

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Alva campus hosted the 14th annual Ranger Research Day in the Student Center Ballroom where 28 projects were entered with 47 participants having the...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    December 1, 2019

Always get a second opinion

Cleo recently spent over 20 days in two different hospitals. She had fallen and could not walk for several days. We started at Share and then Cleo was sent to St Anthony's in Oklahoma City for more...

 

Woods County Communications dispatch logs

Thursday, November 21, 2019 07:32 a.m. Report of cattle out. 08:46 a.m. Report of an angry bull on the hill on County Road 460. 11:21 a.m. Caller reported dog bite; caller sent to urgent care. Friday, November 22, 2019 10:44 a.m. Black lab/pit bit...

 

Divorce Filings

Mary Rodgers vs John Rodgers, dissolution of marriage. ($262.14)...

 

Marriage License Filings

Danny Wayne Vitek and Kristie Lee Roberts, both of Alva: marriage license (no counseling). ($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...

 

Woods County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 1298 Page 100: Janice Sonnenberg and Gary N. Sonnenberg, trustees of the Sonnenberg Family Revocable Trust, convey unto MWK Farms Inc. 100%. The southeast quarter, the east one-half of the southwest quarter and the south...

 

O'Reilly's goal lifts Blues to 3-1 win over Stars

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan O'Reilly stopped his scoring drought with one timely play for the St. Louis Blues. O'Reilly broke a tie 18 seconds after Dallas pulled even, and the Blues beat the Stars 3-1 on Friday night to extend their lead in the Central...

 

North Alabama faces formidable challenges in job market

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A new study finds that north Alabama could face serious challenges to find qualified workers to fill the many jobs that have flooded the region. A labor market analysis was recently commissioned by north Alabama elected...

 

Kansas brothers both accused of vehicle thefts on same day

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas brothers face charges after being arrested on the same day for apparently unrelated vehicle thefts. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that both 36-year-old Eric Dean McCracken and 32-year-old Keith Ray McCracken...

 

4th person arrested in Wichita motel killing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A fourth person has now been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 55-year-old man at a Wichita motel. The Wichita Eagle reports that the 57-year-old suspect was arrested at his Wichita home Wednesday and booked on suspicion of...

 

Strumming with Savannah

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Having only one arm hasn't stopped Savannah Griffith from swimming, playing soccer, volleyball and basketball, cheering and shooting at the range with her dad. She wasn't about to let it stop her from playing the ukulele....

 

Alternative to burial or cremation may be in Kansas' future

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Death typically brings two options — burial or cremation — but a third option could be on the horizon in Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that something called promession would allow the body to be cryogenically frozen...

 

Company may soon bring scooters to Mississippi city

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A new mode of transportation could soon be available in downtown Vicksburg The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved discussions with San Antonio, Texas-based Blue Duck Express that could lead to a pilot program...

 

Downtown Omaha park closing for project construction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say Heartland of America Park in downtown Omaha will be closing Monday for construction. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the nearly $300 million transformation of three downtown parks is moving east from Gene Leahy...

 

Kansas county to pay $37.5K to officer bitten by police dog

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas county has agreed to pay $37,500 to a Wichita police officer who was bitten by a sheriff deputy's K-9, years after the deputy received her own settlement for being bitten by a police department dog. The Wichita Eagle...

 

Fiber optic firm sets $50M expansion, with plans to hire 137

CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — A Japanese company plans a $50.2 million expansion of its Georgia fiber optic cable plant, adding 137 jobs. OFS Fitel, the fiber-optic unit of Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd., seeks tax breaks and financing from the Carrollton...

 

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