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Engineering for next airport project approved

Monday night the Alva Airport Commission approved plans to add more parking spaces for aircraft near the terminal building. This is the first of multiple phases in the project.


Jones reaches 1,000 career points, Brown has big night in 97-79 loss to SWOSU

ALVA, Okla. – Senior point guard Jade Jones reached the 1,000-Point Club Thursday night against her former team as the Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's basketball team lost in a hard-fought game to nationally ranked Southwestern Oklahoma State, 97-79. Early in the second quarter, Jones


Proposed Oklahoma bill would charge lawmakers for legislation deemed unconstitutional in court

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahoma state Rep. John Waldron, (D-District 77) introduced a bill in the state House of Representatives that would require lawmakers to partially pay costs incurred by the state for approving any legislation deemed unconstitutional.


Area religious services and events

Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at http://www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org.


Cherokee councilman arrested on complaint of harboring a fugitive

ALFALFA COUNTY, Okla. – A city councilman in one Oklahoma community found himself on the wrong side of the law. Officials say 63-year-old Lance Miller was arrested on a complaint of harboring a fugitive after investigators learned of his ongoing contact with a wanted woman.


Northwestern's Campus Cabinet Food Pantry now open for its students, employees

With the start of the spring 2019 semester at Northwestern Oklahoma State University comes the official opening of the Campus Cabinet Food Pantry in Shockley Hall, room 108, on the Alva campus on Jan. 16.


Woods County commissioners approves road crossings, sheriff's reports

At the Woods County commissioners meeting this Monday, warrants and claims, as well as the minutes from the last meeting (held Jan. 7), were approved. Road crossing permits for Select Energy were approved. The two gas-line road crossings are in District 1, with a fee of $500 each.


Man faces sentencing in death of wife found on Oklahoma mountaintop

ROXBURY, N.J. – The husband of a woman whose body was found in 2009 on a mountaintop in Oklahoma faces sentencing in her death. The Record reports court documents filed Thursday show Donald Wilson pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and faces five years in prison. He had been scheduled for tr


Alfalfa County man charged with rape, lewd act felonies

CHEROKEE — A 19-year-old Alfalfa County man faces several sex charges after authorities said he had an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old girl. Jacob Leslie Young, of Cherokee, was charged Jan. 9 with felony counts of second-degree rape, lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16 and perfo


Attorney accused of solicitation advised Tulsa sex workers and prostitution ring leaders, search warrant reveals

Winston Connor II, a Delaware County attorney, was accused of using his legal expertise to further the operation of a years-long prostitution ring in Tulsa, a newly released search warrant shows.


Rangers extend home win streak over SWOSU with 77-61 victory

ALVA, Okla. – Treyvon Andres' fourth double-double of the season helped the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers to a 16-point victory over rival Southwestern Oklahoma State Thursday night inside Percefull Fieldhouse.


Softball ranked 9th on GAC preseason poll

ALVA, Okla.- The Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team will begin the 2019 season picked No. 9 overall, according to the Great American Conference preseason poll, despite the team only returning two of nine starters from last season.


80-year-old Oklahoma woman killed in head-on crash

MARIETTA, Okla. – Authorities are investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of an 80-year-old Oklahoma woman. Around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were called to a crash along Hwy 32, about seven miles west of Marietta.