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In a story in last week's Newsgram, “AEC returns $1.89 million to members at annual meeting,” the name of World War II veteran Lloyd Clepper was misspelled. We regret the error....


Free grazing management workshop to be held

The workshop will explore how to manage your land for better soil health and healthy food. Speakers will discuss the soil and its biological components as they relate to grazing and cropping systems, rainwater infiltration, erosion resistance,...

 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 17, 2019

Kiowa City Council considers more cuts for building projects, buys mowers, hears public concerns

Kiowa Mayor Bill Watson called the April meeting of the city council to order on the 8th with all members present. Councilmember R.L. Simpson offered a prayer and the members of the public packed in the council chambers recited the Pledge of...

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 17, 2019

Cleo Springs woman charged with child endangerment

A concerned citizen alerted law enforcement to a woman smelling of alcohol who was driving with small children in the car. Alfalfa County Deputy Loren Nusser responded to the call about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. According to court documents, the...

 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 17, 2019

South Barber Forensics has state qualifiers and were 3rd in HOPL

South Barber High School Forensics Coach Meagan Henry said the team placed third at the Argonia competition and third in the Hearts of the Plains League. Team members who have qualified for the State...

 By Kat Lunn    Local    April 17, 2019

Woods County commissioners approve tractor bid

The agenda was short for Monday's Woods County commissioners meeting. The minutes for the April 8 meeting were approved. Road crossing permits for OG&E were also approved. A tractor bid (No. 18-19-12) as well designating an E-911 floor mat as...


Carl's Capitol Comments

The House finished its committee deadline this week for all policy bills from the Senate, as did the Senate with House bills. Interestingly, we started out the session with a total of 2,631 bills and joint resolutions filed between the House and the...

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 17, 2019

Fighting new healthcare fee

I was considering a different topic for this column when J. Herning brought in a letter to the editor and a related article. He addresses a new healthcare issue, one that can affect anyone who seeks m...


Menus for week of April 15–19

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Cinnamon Toast Crunch, toast, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Tuesday – Biscuit, sausage gravy, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday – Breakfast pizza, banana, juice, milk Thursday – Super chocolate...


Peace by Piece Quilt Guild April meeting

The April 2 meeting was opened by President Carolyn Demaree with 21 members present and guests Sally Nighswonger and Carmen Eichen. Mary Ann Crow was hostess of this meeting. The program was presented by Nighswonger on the technique of doing...


Tulip Garden Club March meeting

Becky Smith hosted the monthly meeting of the Tulip Garden Club in her home on March 14. Smith’s spring table was beautifully set with teal and orange colors featuring succulents and spring flowers in the centerpiece. Each member received a...


Wheatland Republican Women learn about strategic plan for Alva Public Schools

Members of the Wheatland Republican Women held their monthly luncheon meeting on April 3 at The Other Place Restaurant in Alva. Members attending were: Ruby Hughes, Ann Goll, Jane Tucker, Pat Nida, Carol Ruwaldt, Teresa Sutter, Patti Harkin, Della...


The Coffee House Philosopher

The women gamblers discussed in this series were initially discovered when Patti and I made a day trip from Angel Fire, New Mexico, to Trinidad, Colorado, and surrounding towns. Being somewhat frugal and opportunistic, I happened to spot a free...

 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 14, 2019

What a party

Lots of Dad's friends showed up to wish him happy birthday, share stories and have refreshments. A couple of guys mentioned how rare it was that I gave rather than received free food. My cousins,...

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 14, 2019

Public hearing on swimming pool Monday during Alva City Council meeting

A public hearing on the rehabilitation and construction of the Alva swimming pool will be held Monday during the Alva City Council meeting. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. The hearing will also focus on possible...


First Presbyterian Youth Group Gives Back

Currently the First Presbyterian Church Youth Group students are selling chances for a 55-inch smart TV or a charcoal grill. This fundraiser is one of the many ways they fund their own summer church... Full story

 By Marine Martin    Local    April 14, 2019

Alva library hosts several programs

The Financial Fitness program at the Alva Public Library is going well, according to Sandra Ott Hamilton, library director. She said eleven people enrolled in the program and all showed up for the second session. Participants range in age from a... Full story


Northwestern's annual Bahama Breakaway set for April 25

Northwestern Oklahoma State University students will be enjoying Bahama Breakaway on Alva’s downtown square Thursday, April 25, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Each year Northwestern’s Student Government Association (SGA) sponsors this fun event for...


2017 Census of Agriculture data now available

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, spanning some 6.4 million new points of information about America’s farms and ranches and those who operate them,...


Northwestern SWAT participating in child abuse prevention initiatives

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Social Workers Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) members have taken part in Child Abuse Prevention Month initiatives including the "Wooden Children" project... Full story

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 14, 2019

Airport discusses keeping expenses under control

After attending the City of Alva budget retreat, Airport Manager Greg Robison is looking at ways to trim expenses. Mayor Kelly Parker reported that next year’s budget will be “flat” because the city slightly overestimated revenue the last coupl... Full story


Working in background, lawyer reaps fees in opioid case

Attorneys in the state's sprawling opioid lawsuit have bragged that they slept on cots in their offices and went through millions of pages of evidence. But one private attorney in the case, a former... Full story


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