Flooding from spring rain, swimming pool issues highlight 2019 spring news


January 3, 2020

1. Deja Beechum easily makes it over the swinging arm at Bahama Breakaway. Photo by Desiree Morehead 2. Deja Beechum easily makes it over the swinging arm at Bahama Breakaway. Photo by Desiree Morehead 3. Cleanup of a crude oil sludge spill on US-64 continues. The spill shut down three lanes of traffic. Photo by Marione Martin 4. Dr. Frank Coble (left), former board member of the National Wild Turkey Federation, made the winning bid for the Lt. Gov. Turkey Hunt in Alva during the NWTF convention. He and Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell show off the shotgun that is part of the hunt package. Photo by Selena Estrada 5. Bryan Dudeck races in the ATV event at Alva's Annual Mud Slinger Shootout. Photo by Desiree Morehead 6. Angelia Case of Alva wins first place in Oils and Acrylics at the Nescatunga Arts Festival. Judge Dr. Bob Palmer presents her with the award. Photo by Yvonne Miller 7. Kadyen Pascoe hits the end of the water slide and splashes everywhere. Water slides were a hit with the kids at Pack the Park. Photo by Desiree Morehead 8. THe KALV AM radio building is surrounded by flood water from the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River. The river north of Alva reached flood stage May 26.. Photo by Marione Martin

This is a continuation of the review of 2019 news in Alva.


Demolition began on the front of the old furniture store building in the 400 block of Flynn Street in downtown Alva. Freedom West had hoped to preserve parts of the building but damage from roof leaks, etc. was too much.

Vernon Wayne Brock, 69, of Alva, was arrested in a murder-for-hire plot. He was alleged to have offered $5,000 for hit men to kill a former employee and her boyfriend.

The Alva Public Library held their annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser.

Former Alva resident Todd Miller was inducted into the Northern Oklahom...

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