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SERIES: The Only Sure Thing - Help! I need somebody!

Editor's Note; In 1965, The Beatles's poplar song "Help" was a part of a British television production called "Reelin' in the Years." Both titles - of the song and the television show seem appropriate for the second article in our Woodward News tax series "The only sure thing". In this second issue,

WOODWARD NEWS - 2018-01-22 18:38:00

Stitt pushes accountability during town hall meeting

On Tuesday one man who has an eye toward leading the state made a campaign stop in Woodward and offered an address at the Pioneer Room. Republican Kevin Stiff is a Tulsa businessman making his first run for governor. A successful entrepreneur, Stitt began his company Gateway Mortgage Group with $1,


Woman charged with exploitation of 90 year old

January 21, 2018 A felony warrant has been issued for an Alva woman for exploitation of a 90-year-old man. Linda Elaine Kopisch, 35, of Alva was charged Jan. 16 with abuse/exploitation/neglect of a vulnerable adult, a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Plea agreement in rape case denied by court

January 21, 2018 A preliminary hearing on five felony charges against Caleb Scott Baker, 23, of Alva was held in Woods County District Court Tuesday, Jan. 16, Felony charges filed March 9, 2016, against Baker included one count of rape first degree, two counts of lewd or indecent proposals to a chil

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Bull Battle III coming in April

Justin Dowdy discusses the Bull Battle III event planned for April 7. He asked for funding from the Alva Tourism Committee at the Jan. 17 meeting. Justin Dowdy came away with $10,000 of the $14,000 in funding he sought from the Alva Tourism Committee Wednesday. It wasn't an easy process for Dowdy, w

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Donors Choose helps teadher help students

In Oklahoma there are some teachers who simply will not let a little thing like budget constraints hold them back. Fargo Science Teacher Melissa Fleming is one such teacher. When Fleming wanted to provide some interesting books for her students she couldn't afford, she decided to reach out to the


Where is the passion?

January 21, 2018 Eric Scott It's in my blood. For those who know me, there is no denying that school and community pride is incredibly important to me. Growing up in Woodward as a person who loved sports, but not overly athletic, being a fan was something I accepted early on in high school. However,

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

'The state could take a lesson from the City of Alva'

Dr. Janet Cunningham describes the impact of a 23 percent budget cut at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. She spoke to the Alva City Council Monday night. Monday night NWOSU Foundation Director Skeeter Bird presented the fall scholarship invoice for $266,518 to the Alva City Council. The bill

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announces resignation of executive leadership

(WXYZ/AP) - The USA Gymnastics Board of Directors Executive Leadership, which consists of Chariman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder and Treasurer Bitsky Kelly, announced their resignations. According to USAG, the resignations were effective on Sunday, Jan. 21,a nd the board will identify an in

WXYZ - 2018-01-22 17:49:35

January 22: Four-Day Forecast For Chelsea

Today, rain tomorrow morning and afternoon. Tuesday January 23 Foggy in the morning and breezy starting in the evening. High 42, low 21. Chance of precipitation: 79%. Wind 10 mph from the WSWWednesday January 24 Mostly cloudy throughout the day. High 24, low 19. Chance of precipitation: 9%. Wind 10

PATCH - 2018-01-22 13:00:00

Police arrest Houston trio suspected in break-ins across Southeast Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MI - Police have arrested a trio from Houston suspected of stealing jewelry and cash in home invasions across Southeast Michigan. Police believe Geraldine Hudgson, 20, Julio Torres-Anglero, 37, and Julio Nater, 38, have been traveling across the region to commit daytime break-ins, Ann Arb

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 14:07:02

15-acre solar array on list of Washtenaw County issues in 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI - Andy LaBarre was recently reappointed to serve as chairman of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners for another year. The Ann Arbor Democrat sat down with The Ann Arbor News/MLive to discuss issues on the county's plate in 2018, including talks of a massive solar farm on 15 acr

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 10:35:00

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash pleads no contest

JACKSON, MI - A man accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal traffic crash in the summer of 2016 won't have his case heard by a jury. Rodney Hovinen pleaded no contest to one count of moving violation causing death, a high court misdemeanor, at a Monday, Jan. 8 hearing, records show. Hovinen, 51, was

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 15:12:07

Webberville Woman Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

A Webberville woman was killed after a suspected drunk driving crash Sunday south of Williamston. The Ingham County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty Sergeant came across the crash scene on Williamston Road near Dennis Road in Wheatfield Township at about 5:30 Sunday morning while on his way to wo

WHMI.COM - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

Webberville woman, 53, dies in Sunday morning crash

WHEATFIELD TWP - A 53-year-old Webberville woman died Sunday morning after the vehicle she was driving was hit head-on on Williamston Road. Ingham County Sheriff's Sgt. Jeff Weiss crested a hill on southbound Williamston Road near Dennis Road around 5:30 a.m. Sunday and saw a crashed vehicle in the

LANSING STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-22 16:49:30

Reported gas leak blocks portion of Jackson Avenue in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI - A reported gas leak temporarily blocked a portion of Jackson Avenue in Ann Arbor on Sunday, Jan. 21. Officials were called about 11 a.m. Sunday to Highlake and Jackson avenues for the incident, said Ann Arbor police Sgt. Mark Pulford. The turn onto Highlake was blocked temporarily as

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-21 18:16:24

Pine Plains extends school chief's contract again

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Pine Plains Central School District Superintendent Martin Handler has gotten a contract extension and salary boost, for the second time in a year. The board extended Handler's contract until the 2019-20 school year. It was set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 y

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-22 12:02:01

Would-be burglar sprays fire extinguisher at police

HUDSON - A man who appeared to be extremely intoxicated tried to make his escape from police by spraying them with a fire extinguisher, according to police. Police were called at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday to the CVS at 617 Warren St. in Hudson for a reported burglary. Police found the front door of

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-22 14:47:28

High School Wrestling roundup: Red Hook beats Rondout; Wallkill loses

KYSERIKE, N.Y. >> Red Hook High defeated Rondout Valley 64-15 Thursday night in Section 9 wrestling. Red Hook, which benefited from eight forfeit wins, got a major decision from Alexander Lopez (120 pounds) plus pins from Tyler Benincasa (152) and Liam Detrich (285). Rondout got points on a Nikko


Nominate your favorite woman entrepreneur in the Lower Hudson Valley

Lohud is looking for women who are making a difference in the Lower Hudson Valley with their entrepreneurial skills. Here's your chance to nominate your favorite woman in business. Video by Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy/lohud Wochit Women seem to have been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Between 20

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-22 18:29:59