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South Barber School Board approves winter stipends for employees
Superintendent Dr. Mylo Miller and Board Clerk Julie Johnson sat at the head of the table with board president Mark Pollock as he called the meeting to order. Members attending were: Mike Miller, Ryan Molz, Bryan Quick and Mariah Doherty. Deb Helfrich and Melissa Simpson were absent.
Two arrested on drug charges in Alva
Anita Lynn Tucker, 40, of Alva, and David Adam Kimberly, 28, of Alva, have both been charged with distribution of controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and with child neglect.
NOC closing all campuses at 4, canceling activities due to weather
Officials with Northwestern Oklahoma State University, which has campuses in Enid and Woodward in addition to the main Alva campus, said the university has not made a decision yet on whether to hold or cancel evening classes and events.
Alva man charged with concealing stolen property
An Alva man has been charged with concealing stolen property. William Michael Crouch, 49, of Alva, has been charged with knowingly concealing stolen property, a felony. He is accused of concealing a 16-foot by 6-foot flatbed trailer with sway bar hooks attached to the tongue that had been stolen fro
Alva man arrested in marijuana buy
John Connor Weinhoffer, 18, of Alva, has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled drug (marijuana) with intent to distribute. This crime is punishable by a fine of up to $20,000 or imprisonment for two years to life or both such fine and imprisonment.
Unwelcome shenanigans in Alfalfa County courthouse restroom prompt action
There wasn’t much to the agenda for Alfalfa County commissioners this week. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker and Ray “Toby” Walker sat at the meeting table and got down to business, starting with items of a routine nature.
Woods County court dispositions for September and October 2018
Robert E. Gaskill III, Waynoka, 33: Defendant pled guilty Sept. 26, 2018, to two counts of assault with intent to commit a felony in case CF-17-35. Defendant has been sentenced to 5 years, per count, under the direction and control of the Department of Corrections of the State of Oklahoma. Defendant
Cutting them off: Owners ponder limits on alcohol at parties
FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2013, file photo a server fills wine glasses in St. Helena, Calif. The alcohol will flow less freely, and sometimes not at all, at some small business parties this holiday season. Owners concerned about sexual misconduct and the safety of staffers and guests are eliminating or
Spokesman: No charges for Bernie Sanders' wife in land deal
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and decided not to charge her, a spokesman for the couple said Tuesday.Jane Sanders was informed by the U.S. attorney's office that she would
Kansas undersheriff who killed man with beanbag wasn’t trained, report says
A Kansas undersheriff who shot and killed a man with a beanbag round had never been trained on how to properly use the weapon and it’s so-called less lethal ammunition, court documents say.That lack of training led the Barber County undersheriff to intentionally aim at the wrong part of the body whe
Texas man leads officers on chase
A Texas man tried to elude officers in Alva, leaving his vehicle on the NWOSU campus. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 28.
2 injured in crash near Fairview
FAIRVIEW, Okla. — Two people were injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Fairview, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.
Northwestern to close for Thanksgiving break
Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s locations in Alva, Enid and Woodward will close for Thanksgiving break Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 21-23. No classes will be held during this time, and campus offices will be closed.
NWTC hosts annual advisory committee meeting
Northwest Technology Center, Alva Campus, hosted its annual advisory committee meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Each program at the technology center organizes an advisory committee of five to ten patrons. Staff members collect feedback on their respective program from the committee members both at the
Assessing Alva student learning, board hears report
Alva School Board members heard about ongoing assessments of student learning from Shane Feely, principal at Washington Early Childhood Center. Since the state moved away from Common Core and set up new academic standards, Alva is now using the MAPS program to check student learning levels in grades
Northwestern social work program earns grant to construct virtual reality lab, resource center
This grant project will create a state-of-the-art virtual reality lab in which social work students will wear a headset or goggles transporting them into various virtual environments to learn professional practice skills. The virtual reality curriculum will center upon experiences such as home visit
Oklahoma artists featured at Graceful Arts
The Graceful Arts Gallery in downtown Alva offers an ever changing display of all sorts of art. During November, several Oklahoma artists, both two dimensional and three dimensional, are featured. Six of the artists attended the First Friday Art Walk on Nov. 2 two visit with patrons about their work
'Campus Cabinet' to provide supplemental food to Northwestern students, employees
For the past few months, Angelia Case, academic projects assistant and media specialist at Northwestern, along with members of the NWOSU Art Society, which she sponsors, have been the driving force to establish a campus food pantry for students and employees who need a little help each month.
Isabella man dies of injuries suffered in Oct. 29 accident
Matthew Brown died at 9:36 p.m. Thursday at OU Medical Center, where he had been since the accident, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.
Troopers on scene of fatality crash near Hennessey
HENNESSEY, Okla. — Troopers are on scene of a two-vehicle fatality collision involving a commercial motor vehicle, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.