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 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    January 24, 2020 

Bradford named Alva Chamber of Commerce director

Stop by the Alva Chamber of Commerce and you'll see the same bright, smiling face of Jodie Bradford, but this time in a new role – the former Chamber executive assistant has been named director....

 
 By Paul Monies    Local    January 24, 2020 

How recreational Is Oklahoma's medical marijuana market?

Welcome to the wild west of weed. Eighteen months after Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana, the state is awash in cannabis retail shops. One in 13 adult Oklahomans has a patient card. With no...

 

Donations of formal wear, accessories needed for annual 'Primp for Prom' event

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s department of social work and Woodward High School Key Club are joining forces once again to look for donations of formal dresses, shoes and jewelry for its annual “Primp for Prom” event set for March...

 
 By Kayla Highfill    Local    January 24, 2020 

All-Tournament Team

The Burlington Elks and Lady Elks both competed in the Cherokee Invitational Tournament championship games. Although neither teams got the outcome they wanted, the Elks and Lady Elks had four players...

 

Principal's Honor Roll at Burlington

Students who met the requirements for first semester Principal's Honor Roll at Burlington High School are Stanley Klippenstein, Karlie Heatherman, Kayla Highfill, Weston Allen, Aaron Peffly, Preston...

 

Burlington Superintendent's Honor Roll

Burlington Junior High School students who made first semester Superintendent's Honor Roll were Ranee Russell, Mylie Sims, and Logan Stewart. Burlington High School students who qualified for the...

 
 By Chris Peffly    Local    January 24, 2020 

Team Dakota

The whole community and surrounding area is coming together to support Burlington student Dakota Smith. He was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma, stage 4, in December. Smith is a...

 

Trailblazing Tateyn

Tateyn R. Rieger is the 18-year-old son of Brad and Robbie Rieger. Rieger was born in Enid, Oklahoma, on September 21, 2001. He has two older siblings, Tanner and Tiffany. Rieger is involved in FFA,...

 

Upcoming events at Burlington School

Jan 23-25 – Cherokee Strip Tournament, Enid Jan 28 – HS basketball at Kremlin, 6:30 p.m. Jan 30 – HS basketball at DCLA, 6:30 p.m. Jan 31 – Valentines Dance, semi-formal, 8-10 p.m. Feb 1 – HS basketball vs Balko at Woodward, 4 p.m. Feb 4...

 

Sundance Wind Energy Center to be operational by end of year

Demi Gastouniotis, 25, has various titles but they all boil down to the same thing: she's the boots on the ground for getting the Sundance Wind Energy Center up and running. The center, and the...

 

Voter registration deadline is Feb. 7

Friday, Feb. 7, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the March 3 Presidential Preferential Primary Election, Alfalfa County Election Board Secretary Kelly Stein said today. Stein said that persons who...

 

Aline-Cleo December Student of the Month

Megan Ryel, senior, was chosen as the Aline-Cleo December Student of the Month. Her school philosophy is: "The best way to predict your future is to create it." She feels our school is unique because...

 

Burlington School Superintendent Croft reemployed for 2020-21 school year

Monday morning board President Terry Graham called the meeting of the Burlington Board of Education to order with all members present, including T.J. Rockenbach, Aaron Smith, April Kisling and Robert Hill. Also attending were Superintendent Dr. Stace...

 

Clock donated to Waynoka FFA

Woods County Farm Bureau donated a clock to the Waynoka FFA to be hung in their ag classroom. Woods County Farm Bureau President Chad Budy presented the clock to the Waynoka FFA members and Advisor...

 

Medford man injured in collision with semi

A Medford resident was injured in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday in Grant County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Robert William Taylor, 30, of Medford, was transported by Pond Creek EMS to Bass Hospital in Enid where he was admitted in stable...

 

Enid man dies in Major County crash

A semi driver from Enid was injured in a Major County crash Monday and later died. Earl Robert Enyard, 58, of Enid, was transported from the scene by Air Evac to OU Medical in Oklahoma City. He was admitted in critical condition with head, trunk and...

 

South Barber Homecoming Coronation rescheduled to Feb. 20

South Barber High School's Basketball Homecoming was to happen last Friday night, Jan. 17. It was postponed due to inclement weather, especially near South Barber's opponent Burrton. The ballgame with Burrton is rescheduled to Monday, Feb. 17....

 

Timberlake 2017-2018 First Semester Honor Roll

Superintendent Seventh – Staysha Cummins, Christopher Diller, Autumn May, Marlee Pecha, Karson Seperd Eighth – Chase Pierce Ninth – Emma Curry, Karleigh Decker, Kilynn Gaff, Kinlie Judd, Merric Judd, Hannah Wear Tenth – Mayane Amorin, Jacob...

 

Value Added Products (VAP) rises for 20 years in Alva

Known for producing mouthwatering pizza crusts, buttery, flaky croissants and more delicious-as-grandma-made dough products,Value Added Products (VAP) held their 20th Annual Stockholders Meeting...

 

Oklahoma No. 47 in heavy drinking

Drinking is a big part of American culture. Nearly 60% of Americans say they are regular drinkers and the average American consumes 2.3 gallons of alcohol annually. Not drinking responsibly can lead to accidents and health issues. SafeHome.org...

 

AHS announces their Basketball Homecoming Candidates

AHS Basketball Homecoming Candidates are Josh Scribner, Baylor Rust, Garrett Ritter; Reece Martin, Lexie Reihm, Kade Flores; Payton Jones, Acacia Charles; Jazmia Walker, Aspen Warr...

 

Avard Rail Park Authority serious about finding turkey hunt leads

The Avard Rail Park Authority convened briefly last Tuesday evening for their monthly meeting. Members Todd Holder, Ed Sutter and Stan Bixler were without the presence of Allan Poe and Bob Firth but with a quorum, and kicked off the meeting with the...

 

Oklahoma Hall of Fame offers scholarships in each of Oklahoma's 77 counties

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Scholarship Competition provides an opportunity for Oklahoma high school students to earn cash scholarships and tuition grants for college. With at least ten scholarships in each county available, students compete based...

 

NWTC Board members recognized

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month by the Oklahoma State School Board Association. This is an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma's more than...

 

'I Can Granny Square' crochet lesson planned for Jan. 25 at Northwestern

A beginners’ crochet lesson to learn how to create a granny square will take place on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 4-6 p.m. in the Science Amphitheatre at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The “I Can Granny Square” workshop, sponsored by the...

 

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