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Fires continue to be an issue

For days now, emergency responders and firefighters have been begging people, with messages on all news networks, television stations and newspapers to check their equipment when driving and if you are a smoker, to ensure you have safety extinguished that material in something water based. But the m


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

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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

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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

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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

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Rodeo association, subcommittee ask for tourism funds

The agenda for the Alva Tourism Tax Committee meeting Wednesday, March 21, lists two requests for funding. An amount not to exceed $6,000 is requested by the Northwest Oklahoma Junior Rodeo Association (NWOJR). The other request comes from the advertising and promotions subcommittee for $2,500 for p

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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

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NWOSU football to host annual BBQ

ALVA, Okla. - Head Football Coach Matt Walter of the Northwestern Oklahoma State Football team has announced the date for the annual BBQ dinner. The Ranger football team will hold their annual spring game at 2 p.m. at Ranger Field on April 21 and pretty quickly afterward will be heading to Baker's B

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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


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


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


Steve Valencia named Woods County chair of Oklahomans for Lamb

March 16, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahomans for Lamb announced today that Steve Valencia has been named Woods County chair. Valencia, of Alva, will coordinate volunteer efforts on behalf of Republican gubernatorial candidate Todd Lamb. The primary election is June 26, primary runoff election Au


Freedom School Board defers on re-hiring faculty

March 14, 2018 After conducting regular business, the Freedom School Board entered into an executive session to discuss the following list of teachers to possibly be rehired for the next school year: Penny Brewer, career teacher; Darci Immel, career teacher; Teresa Kennedy, temporary teacher; Bretta


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


Grief support group to begin at First Presbyterian April 15

March 16, 2018 "Are you over it yet?" How many of you have been asked that question after the death of a loved one? The grief that comes with losing someone is not something we "get over." The pain may decrease in intensity over the years, it becomes something we learn to live with, but the death of