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Long agenda for Alva City Council Monday
After handling minutes and claims, the council will hear a number of reports from city-related meetings, from the mayor and from the city business manager.
Woods County Communications phone log
2:26 p.m. Medic needed at Alva Middle School for a patient unresponsive, failing, kicking and breathing.
Airport getting ready for air race, air show
About 30 people attended a meeting for volunteers to help with the air race and air show to be held at the Alva Regional Airport. Events will be held Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting on June 19. April Mills told the Alva Airport Commission Monday that several have taken the online bri
Alva Tourism to hold special meeting
The regular meeting of the Alva Tourism Committee was set for May 16. There were no funding requests on the agenda, and apparently not enough members were present for a quorum. Since then two groups have applied for tourism funds, so a special meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, at 5:3
Northwest Treatment Center reports van stolen by client
Waynoka Police Officer Misty Smiley was dispatched to the Northwest Treatment Center on Saturday, May 5, at approximately 3:35 a.m. about a stolen vehicle. She was told a client had stolen the large white transport van about five minutes earlier.
Bugs shine in NWOBCA All-Star Game
ALVA, Okla. – In his first at-bat, T.W. Beiswanger started the Northwest Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game with a bang as he was one of five Alva High School players who competed in the annual event.
Open meeting advocate wants governor's job
"Government belongs to the people," Edmondson said. "Every meeting they hold, every document they create – those things do not belong to the legislature, they belong to the people. The legislature should conduct its business in the open, for all to see. Instead, the deals are done, and then spoils a
Volunteer meeting held for June air race and air show
There is a need for volunteers as parking attendants on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Vans from churches are to be used as shuttles with drivers needed for those. Other volunteers are needed to hand out goodie bags, serve food and provide information for visitors.
Alva Hospital Authority holds May meeting
Allen welcomed three new staff members: Shirley Conaway, medical assistant in the Lawrence Clinic; Kristi Moorman, human resource director; and Jennifer Horn, moving over from the nursing home in materials management.
Chisholm baseball coach Jech resigns
Kyle Jech, who led Chisholm to its first-ever trip to the state baseball tournament in 2017, has resigned as the Longhorns’ head coach.
Burlington School News: Burlington Spring Music program brings spirit and emotion
On May 3, Burlington school hosted their annual spring program for the Burlington school choirs and bands. The evening began with the junior high and high school band performing the classic 25 or 6 to 4 and the theme song from "Jurassic Park." The fourth- through sixth-grade band then performed "Pow
Kimberly Stuck selected for WSU Summer Leadership Institute
Wichita State University Student Involvement is pleased to announce that Kimberly Stuck has been selected as a member of the 2018 Summer Leadership Institute. Stuck, of Alva, is a freshman majoring in Trauma /Pre-Nursing in the College of Health Professions. The Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) is
County to take up Mooreland School plans
Commissioners will take action on an application, request, and PPWP contract for upcoming fiscal year 2018-2019 between William Key Correctional Center and the Woodward County Fair Barn and Woodward County District #3.
Man charged with embezzling over $20,000
The investigation began Jan. 25 when Attorney Sam Stein of Cherokee contacted Alfalfa County Sheriff Rick Wallace on behalf of a client, according to court records. Stein’s client, Larry Angle, is the owner of Angle Farms LLC of Amorita.
Barber County Sheriff's Office log
April 4, 2018 March 26, 2018 Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital to St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita. Sergeant Suchy did a welfare check in Kiowa. Sergeant Suchy did a welfare check in Sharon. March 27, 2018 Sergeant Suchy investigated a suspicious vehicl
Smith employed as Waynoka High School principal
Board members of Waynoka Public Schools met Monday night, May 7, for their regularly scheduled meeting with all five members present. Discussion (and ultimately approval) of the consent agenda ensued with Superintendent Scott Cline explaining the school's financials. He said that child nutrition cos
Two charged after traffic stop
According to court papers, the incident started Tuesday, May 8, about 11 p.m. Deputy Thomas Wilson arrived in Jet and saw a white four door sedan facing south on Highway 38 at the stop sign. As he passed, both occupants appeared to be startled by his presence. It appeared they were glaring at him wh
Angel Hernandez elected as the 2018-2019 Oklahoma FCCLA first vice-president
Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and its affiliated student organization FCCLA, are integral components in the CareerTech system. This national student organization helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues.
Alva woman charged with trespassing
Officer Franta contacted Undersheriff Dale, who found report 2018-0015 that states on Jan 11, 2018, Officer File issued a trespass warning to Borneman, and she understood if she returned to the property she would be arrested.
One Dead After Train Collides with Road Grader in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma
ALFALFA COUNTY, Okla. (KAMR) - One person is dead after a BNSF train with an Amarillo crew onboard collides with a road grader in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, just south of Goltry, Oklahoma.