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Menus for Week of Dec. 9–13

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Breakfast burrito or cereal, picante sauce, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage roll or cereal, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Wednesday – Chicken waffle or cereal, maple syrup, pineapple,...

 

Household Executives OHCE group learns about quilts and the Underground Railroad

Household Executives met Nov. 20 in the parlor of the First United Methodist Church. Carolyn Gasaway served as hostess and gave the lesson. The meeting was called to order by President Eleanor Ring with the quote “Make allowances for your...

 

Airport Commission to vote on five-year plan

The Alva Airport Commission will discuss the 2021-2025 capital improvement plans to be submitted to the FAA during their meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the airport terminal. Toby Baker of CEC Engineering has...

 

Northwestern students have an attitude for gratitude

Last month marked the 9th annual Thank-A-Thon event, where students wrote thank you cards and made phone calls to donors of the university, thanking them for their generosity. The event was comprised of two days in Alva, one day in Enid, and one day...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    December 8, 2019

Listen up, Rep. Newton; get on the ball and straighten this out

The state is working on the highway over at four corners north of Cherokee. The corner isn't too tough during the day but is a bit tricky at night. What is stupid is the speed limits. There are severa...

 

Bring back memories through oil painting

"I have been painting, drawing, whatever, coloring since I was a child," says Carla Groschick Miller. The Clinton-based artist's work is featured at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva this month....

 

One of a kind artist

Jay Heinrich is a rarity. He doesn't know of anyone else doing the kind of three-dimensional leather art he does at the same level. Looking at his art, on display at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva...

 

November Rotary Students of the Month honored

Garrett Radford Garrett is the son of Laura Radford. High school activities include being a four-year member of FFA. Garrett has been president of FFA since 2018 and will give this position up in...

 

Last Graceful Arts First Friday in 2019

This year is wrapping up quickly, as we go through December. Graceful Arts last "First Friday" for 2019 was this past Friday. There were showings from several artist, crafts for sale, carolers,a book...

 

Alva Robotics Team Technic Gold competed in Denver, Colorado

The Alva robotics team Technic Gold competed in the Rocky Mountain BEST Competition on Dec. 7-8 in Denver, Colorado. The team would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the community for their...

 

Woods County Communications phone log

Friday, November 29, 2019 4:31 p.m. – Controlled burn on County Road 470 and Johnson. 5:32 p.m. – Commercial burglar alarm in the 600 block of Choctaw. 8:40 p.m. – Report of possible domestic violence on Oklahoma Highway 11. Saturday, November...

 

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 1298 page 261: Nolan D. Kopriva, an unmarried individual, conveys unto Brantly Bagby. A tract of land beginning at a point 50 feet north of the southeast corner of lot 1 in block 4 of the Elm Grove Addition to the city of Waynoka, Woods County,...

 

TREVA SUE MARTIN

Funeral services for Treva Sue Martin will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 9, 2019, at the Hopeton Wesleyan Church with Pastor Marion Hadsell officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal...

 

Northwestern's Wright selected to All-Super Region 3 First Team

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University standout Maurice Wright Jr. added to his honors Thursday after being named 2018 Conference Commissioner's Association All-Super Region 3 First Team. Wright's selection makes for five straight...

 
 By Ted Harbin    Sports    December 8, 2019

Struxness strikes for 2nd at NFR

LAS VEGAS – The obstacles that come any contestant’s way at the National Finals Rodeo can be varied and be plentiful. That’s why a simple-but-straight-forward approach is best when competing at ProRodeo’s grand finale. It’s what has worked...

 
 By Ted Harbin    Sports    December 8, 2019

Struxness still rolling at NFR

LAS VEGAS – The National Finals Rodeo can be a vindictive setting for ProRodeo's greatest stars. The best way to combat that is to find the positives in every situation that arises. That's vital,...

 

No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 Baylor on playoff edge in Big 12 game

When Baylor jumped out to a quick 25-point lead over Oklahoma, there was a sense for the Bears that they really did belong in those conversations about being a Big 12 contender — and maybe even bigger things. That feeling didn't go away, even...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    December 8, 2019

Thunder hit buzzer-beater to force OT, then top Timberwolves

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder had found multiple ways to lose close games this season. Not this time. Chris Paul scored a season-high 30 points and Oklahoma City pulled off an improbable 139-127 overtime victory over the Timberwolves on Friday...

 

Hobby Lobby to donate St. Gregory campus to Oklahoma Baptist

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hobby Lobby says it plans to donate the campus of the now-defunct St. Gregory's University to nearby Oklahoma Baptist University. The Oklahoma City-based craft retailer and its founding Green family announced Friday that...

 

2 killed in fire at Tulsa church damaged by July blaze

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities continue investigating the cause of a deadly fire in which two people were killed at a Tulsa church that had been closed after an earlier fire in July. The Tulsa World reports firefighters battled the blaze for...

 

Authorities seek help locating stolen Native American items

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are seeking help finding several Native American pieces that were stolen during a residential burglary near Salina. The Saline County Sheriff's Office released photos Friday of several of the items that were taken...

 

Kansas sheriff's deputy accused of stalking co-worker

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office jail deputy has been arrested after being accused of stalking a co-worker. The sheriff's office said in a news release that Shawn McGonnigil was arrested Friday and has been placed on...

 

Nicolas Bourbaki: The greatest mathematician who never was

David Gunderman, University of Colorado Boulder (THE CONVERSATION) By many measures, Nicolas Bourbaki ranks among the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. Largely unknown today, Bourbaki is likely the last mathematician to master nearly all...

 

Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by equipment failure

HOUSTON (AP) — A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March was accidental and caused by equipment failure at a storage tank, according to a report released Friday by local and federal investigators. The...

 

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