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Second charge filed against former daycare operator

March 21, 2018 A former daycare operator is facing a second felony charge in Alfalfa County. Phillip Ray Kight, 69, of Cherokee was charged March 14 with lewd or indecent proposals to child under 16, a felony. The boy involved in this charge is age 5. Information filed in support of the charge claim

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Gunshots reported, Alva man arrested

March 18, 2018 An Alva man is accused of discharging a gun inside a residence. Jon Berry Linder, 55, of Alva was charged March 9 with felony discharging firearm into dwelling. This crime is punishable by imprisonment for not less than two years nor more than 20 years. According to court documents, o


Numerous stolen items recovered in Alva

March 18, 2018 The Woods County Sheriff's Office reports the recovery of a large number of stolen items including guns, ammunition and tools from a recent search of an Alva residence. According to court records, on Tuesday, March 13, at approximately 6 p.m. Deputy Adam Honeyman went to an address in


Warden Guffy promises no walk out by prison employees

Becky Guffy, warden of the Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC), told the Community Advisory Committee Tuesday at noon that the inmate count at the Alva facility that day was 556 offenders. She said about a dozen leave each day and another dozen arrive. She said the physical plant is in good shap

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The Homestead earns state award

March 18, 2018 Left photo: Homestead Director Kelly Parker is presented with a plaque for the LeadingAge Oklahoma Excellent Community Service and Outreach Award March 7 in OKlahoma City. Right photo: This plaque recognizes the community service and outread of the Homestead Retirement Community in Al


Alva banker graduates from OBA Commercial Lending School

Ty Smith with Community Bank in Alva recently completed the Oklahoma Bankers Association Commercial Lending School in Oklahoma City. Smith was among 47 graduates of the school, which was held March 4-9 at the OBA Harris Event Center in Oklahoma City. The OBA Commercial Lending School, conducted an


Barber County Sheriff's Office log

Kiowa Fire Department and Deputy Woods responded to a possible gas leak on north Sixth Street in Kiowa. Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from north Cherry to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from west Third to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital


Oklahoma day care operator facing charges for indecent acts with a child

CHEROKEE, Okla. - An Oklahoma day care operator is facing charges for lewd or indecent proposals to a child. According to court documents, 69-year-old Phillip Ray Kight was charged with lewd or indecent acts with a child under 16 and lewd or indecent proposals to a child. The Enid News and Eagle rep


Pilot questions relationship between airport and city

John Wiebener (standing) speaks to the Alva Airport Commission Monday night. He addressed tension among the city, airport and those who use the airport. Airport Manager Greg Murray is at the far left. Board members seated around the table (clockwise from left) are Dale Logsdon, Caleb Mosburg, Kelly


Martin to be appointed to Ward 1 council seat

March 18, 2018 Mayor Kelly Parker will be making a number of appointments during the Alva City Council meeting Monday night. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall. Parker plans to appoint Connor Martin as city council member for Ward 1 Seat 2 for an unexpired term endin


Woods County Communications phone log

12:37 p.m. Caller advised of identity theft. 1:31 p.m. Caller advised of a fire in the ceder trees south of Aline blacktop. 2:04 p.m. Controlled burn County Road 1010 and Logan Road. 2:38 p.m. Controlled burn in Grant County. 7:52 p.m. Caller advised of a deer in the road way. Saturday, March 10, 20


After termination of Kiowa Police Chief, other officer resigns

March 14, 2018 At the February meeting of the Kiowa City Council, the council voted to reject Chief Steve Johnson's letter of resignation and then voted to terminate him with one no vote as was reported in the Newsgram. At the council's March meeting Monday night, following executive session, City A


The Eagle Times: Spring break

Spring break for Freedom Public School is March 19-23. Spring break typically falls on Easter, but this year Easter falls on April 1. Movies show that spring break is about going to the beach or lake and having parties on boats and being eaten by piranhas, but it's not. Many families like to travel


Alva man charged with child abuse with injury

March 11, 2018 An Alva man has been charged with child abuse with injury in Garfield County. Michael Zimmerman, 36, was charged March 5 with child abuse with injury, a felony. Online court records show his bond was set at $100,000 and was posted on March 5. This charge carries a penalty of up to lif


Woods County Industrial Development Authority meets

March 15, 2018 The Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) just barely had a quorum Tuesday morning at their quarterly meeting at Northwest Technology Center. With the resignation of Bryce Benson from the city council, his appointment to that board disappeared also, so he was not prese


Freedom-loving cow no longer roaming with bison in Poland

March 15, 2018 WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A Polish scientist says a cow that drew international headlines while roaming free much of the winter with a herd of bison in eastern Poland has apparently been captured and removed from the herd. The reddish brown, freedom-loving cow had been spotted in January