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Alva native performs original song on 'American Idol', gets guitar signed by Luke Bryan

ALVA, Okla. — An Oklahoma native auditioned on ABC’s American Idol Monday night. Jakob O’Brien from Alva, performed an original song he wrote about America. “I wrote it because I love my country,” O’Brien said before his performance.


Arkansas man charged with murder following arrest in Oklahoma, police say

A western Arkansas man who is accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this month was arrested in Oklahoma and faces a murder charge, authorities said. Adam Mathew Green, 27, of Mena appeared in Polk County Circuit Court Thursday after being charged with first-degree murder. He also faces felony th

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2019-03-21 19:01:09

Woods County commissioners take care of business

A quorum was determined as the Woods County commissioners' regular weekly meeting was called to order. Warrants and claims, as well as the minutes from the last regular meeting on March 4, were approved.


Oklahoma appeals court upholds murder conviction of rancher

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence of a Chandler man in the death of his estranged wife.

OKCFOX.COM - 2019-03-21 16:30:35

Case of PED Virus Confirmed at Oklahoma Youth Expo - Extreme Vigilance Requested by State Vet

A diagnosis of PED virus at the Oklahoma Youth Expo has been confirmed in a public alert made Thursday, March 21st, by Oklahoma State Veterinarian Dr. Rod Hall. Several pigs have reportedly become ill and Hall's office assumes most pigs that were at the show or are there now have been exposed.

OKLAHOMAFARMREPORT.COM - 2019-03-21 16:26:04

Ranger Football Golf Tournament set for May 31–June 1

ALVA, Okla. –The 2019 version of the Ranger Football Golf Tournament has been set, Northwestern Oklahoma State University head football coach Matt Walter announced on Monday.


Oklahoma woman denied bond reduction in Greenwood County endangerment case

Eureka, KS (KSNW) - A Greenwood County judge has denied a bond reduction request made by Janie Gill. Gill is charged in an incident that occurred on November 29, 2018, when she left her 17-year old grandson in a rest area along U.S. 400 in Greenwood County. She faces charges of Aggravated Endangerme

KSN.COM - 2019-03-21 22:52:00

Woods County Communications phone log

10:43 a.m. – Caller advised of someone peeping in the windows at Days Inn. 12:29 p.m. – Controlled burn in Waynoka. 4:25 p.m. – Report of a grass fire. 3:34 a.m. – Caller advised they could smell smoke at Walmart.


“I want answers,” Oklahoma father seeks justice for his daughter

A concerned Oklahoma father said, more than four years ago, his young daughter was raped by a 19-year-old but, due to a court mix-up, justice has never been served. The particular rape case was filed in Oklahoma County, but attorneys soon found out the crime took place in Cleveland County.

KFOR - 2019-03-21 23:02:28

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma 03.21.19

BEJARANO, Miguel Leon, 25, of Irving, Texas. Conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Sentenced to five months in prison and four years of supervised release.

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2019-03-21 20:20:09

Two Kansas counties added to federal disaster declaration

Two Kansas counties have been added to a federal declaration that was issued in February, it was announced Thursday. Barber County, in extreme south-central Kansas, and Ottawa County, in the north-central part of the state, were added to the disaster declaration that was dated Feb. 25, said Jane Wel

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2019-03-21 12:56:00

Kentucky woman trades in 18-wheeler for covered wagon to combat child hunger

Always loving horses, she started to ride at age 6. "Since I was a little kid I wanted to go on a horse trek (a journey across country)." Now as a woman, Angela Wood believes "People in America should not go hungry – especially children." She's combining her passions to make a difference in the live

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

Bradshaw resigns from Burlington to return to family farm and vo-ag position at Elgin

• The team makes 6th straight appearance in the state quarterfinals. In his 16th year as the FFA chapter advisor and vo-ag teacher at Burlington Public School, Travis Bradshaw announced his resignation at the March Board of Education meeting last week.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

Kiowa Police Department weekly report

Kiowa Police Chief Nate Houston released the following weekly report:. Officer Peterson was accepted into the DARE school taking place July 2019 in Oklahoma City. This will be a two week class and certification.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

9:15 a.m. – Report of a fire alarm at residence. Advised it was set off accidentally. 12:37 p.m. – Report from a semi that accidentally turned on a street with a sign stating no truck. Requested assistance to back out of the street or to continue down the street. Notified officer.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

Lady Jets not fazed by rare underdog role

It's been a while since the Northern Oklahoma College Enid women entered a game this season as the "underdog." However, the No. 22-seeded Lady Jets won't be favored when they face No. 11 Northwest Florida State in the first round of the NJCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship.


Steve Hickman Track Meet held Friday

The Steve Hickman Track Meet was held in Cherokee Friday, with participants coming from several schools around the area. For more photos of the events, click on the Photos tab at the top of the page.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 13:28:32

Alfalfa County commissioners dispose of long list of equipment

The Alfalfa County commissioners, at their regular Monday morning meeting March 17, signed a huge stack of M&O warrants for payment and blanket purchase orders and approved a District 3 road crossing permit that carried a fee of $4,000.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

U.S. Sen. James Lankford gives legislative update

United States Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford stopped by the Alfalfa County Fairgrounds in Cherokee yesterday to give a legislative update. He began with talks on policy, specifically in passing legislation and oversight of legislation that has already been passed.

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2019-03-20 12:43:44

Partial closing of Cleveland set for Thursday

Portion of Cleveland to close for water main repair. City officials announced Wednesday the city’s utility maintenance department will have the outside, southbound lane of Cleveland closed all day Thursday between Maine and Cherokee.