Alva Review-Courier -

Local / News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 5234



 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 3, 2021

Emergency disaster proclamation made for Alfalfa County

Alfalfa County commissioners Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach convened for their regular Monday morning meeting this week. As usual, the men signed the last meeting minutes, the maintenance and operation payment warrants, blanket purchase...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 3, 2021

Alva Public Schools receive good report on audit

“Overall it’s a good report,” concluded Pat Carroll, of Chas W. Carroll PA, about the 2019-2020 audit for Alva Public Schools. He spoke via Zoom to the Alva Board of Education during Monday’s...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 3, 2021

Family Dollar/Dollar Tree hybrid store coming to Kiowa

It's official. Plans are underway to build a Family Dollar/Dollar Tree hybrid store in Kiowa, Kansas. This was revealed at a Kiowa City Council Public Hearing Monday night. Kiowa businessman and chairman of Kiowa's economic development board Jeff...

 

Aline-Cleo January Student of the Month

Jozlin Campbell, seventh grader, was chosen as the January Student of the Month at Aline Cleo High School. She thinks her school is unique in the way it is set up. Her school philosophy is "to manage...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 3, 2021

Building a life in northwest Oklahoma

First there was the land. It was a land of gypsum hills, red cliffs and underground caverns, a land of dust and wind and violent storms. Cowboys from the south push their cattle through to railyards i...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 3, 2021

KDH considers opening daycare, to open new addition March 29

March has arrived and that means the Kiowa District Hospital (KDH) new Therapy and Wellness addition is almost finished. CEO Janell Goodno told the board at the February 23 meeting that the addition...

 

Menus for week of March 1–5

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancake, sausage patty, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Biscuit and sausage gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Toast, scrambled eggs, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Yogurt...

 

Correction

In “Kinzie helicopters assist rescue efforts in the Blizzard of 1971” by Paul Kinzie in the Feb. 21 issue of the Alva Review-Courier, the name of the National Guard unit commander was reported incorrectly. His name was Vale Jespersen. We regret...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    February 28, 2021 

Restrictions loosening at Share Convalescent Home

With all but one of the residents finishing their coronavirus vaccinations, Share Convalescent Home in Alva has been able to loosen some restrictions. Administrator Kelly Parker said the one exception...

 

Northwestern outstanding senior applications due March 23

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is preparing to recognize the 2021 outstanding seniors. Seniors who graduated in December 2020 or are set to graduate in spring/summer 2021 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have the following...

 

Alva FFA and 4-H Swine Show team rocks Woodward District Livestock Show

The 2020-2021 Alva FFA and 4-H Swine Show Team literally rocked the Woodward District Livestock Show on February 22. The team had twelve first-place ribbons, six second-place ribbons, four...

 

Wallis chosen as All-Stater by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced recipients of its prestigious 2021 Academic All-State Awards. The 100 top public high school seniors, were selected from 379 nominations statewide,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    February 28, 2021 

Alva Chamber wants to combine tourism, marketing efforts

The Alva Tourism Committee approved requests for online Alva tourism promotion and marketing and two junior rodeo events. All members of the committee were present for the meeting, which was held Wednesday at the Alva Recreation Complex in the Pete... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    February 28, 2021 

Traffic stop leads to felony charge

A traffic stop in Alva on a non-working brake light resulted in a felony charge against the driver. On Dec. 28 Alva Police Officer John Caviness stopped a 1984 Bobcat motorhome with a Kansas tag due...

 

FFA students enjoy something 'normal' at local Alva FFA show

Last weekend, Feb. 20 and 21, may have been one of the colder weekends on record, but Alva FFA students still showed up to the local Alva FFA show. It was a really nice experience to let the students... Full story

 

Dr. Ransom retiring; Share Medical to open Waynoka clinic

Dr. Donald Ransom is retiring at the end of June, said Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen. For many years, Dr. Ransom has handled surgeries at Share Medical Center one day a week. Allen said the... Full story

 

March 15 is the last day to assess personal property

Woods County Assessor Renetta Benson would like to remind everyone that March 15 is the last day to assess farm equipment, business personal property, trailers and mobile homes, without penalty. Also, March 15 is the deadline to apply for homestead...

 

School concerts on the square planned for spring

In a meeting Monday, the Woods County Commissioners approved the use of the courthouse lawn and stage for five dates for Washington Early Childhood Center and Alva Public Schools to hold spring...

 

Local students complete degrees at Wichita State University

Harikrishana U Bhakta, Master of Accountancy, Accountancy and Mitul U Bhakta, Bachelor of Business Admin., General Business, both of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, have completed degrees at Wichita State University. Undergraduate students who have attained...

 

Local students earn distinction at Wichita State University

Wichita State University has announced names of students who were on the WSU Dean's Honor Roll for fall 2020. To be included on the dean's honor roll a student must be enrolled full time and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale....

 

Bid accepted in Alfalfa County for arena drag/groomer

The sunshine Monday morning was a welcome sight as it shined through the windows at the Alfalfa County commissioner's meeting. The meeting was short with Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague, and Mike Roach all present. As per usual, the three men took care of...

 

Vance AFB pilots to brief local pilots and citizens Feb. 27

Alva, Okla. – Two T-6A instructor pilots from the 71st Flying Training Wing Safety Office will be in Alva Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Major Adam Page and Capt. Matt Simpson will give local pilots and any interested citizens a briefing...

 
 By Paul Kinzie    Local    February 21, 2021

Kinzie helicopters assist rescue efforts in the Blizzard of 1971

(Editor's Note: On Feb. 21-23, 1971, a snowstorm buried northwestern Oklahoma under as much as three feet of snow, not accounting for drifts. The snow was driven by winds of 30-50 mph. Paul Kinzie... Full story

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 03/02/2021 19:43