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P-38 military aircraft has crashed near mutual
A P-38 military aircraft has crashed near Mutual. The pilot ejected and has been recovered. The wreckage and pasture are on fire. Firefighters and Rescue teams from Woodward, Sharon, Mutual, Mooreland are currently on scene. Detail are limited at this point while teams work the scene.
'A dream come true' - Funding secured for handicap accessible playground at Centennial Park
Sicking began working in the oilfield at the age of 18 here in Woodward and holds nothing but fond memories for the town and its people. Now the owner of his own company out of Gainesville, Texas, Sicking continues to travel through Woodward and says his employees enjoy working here.
DEVELOPING: Vance aircraft crashes in Woodward County
ENID, Okla. —A Vance Air Force Base pilot ejected before a training aircraft crashed Friday near the town of Mutual in Woodward County, Okla.
Boomers win tournament in Perry
PERRY - Woodward won the Perry Fastpitch Softball Classic Saturday evening, defeating Perkins-Tyron 5-2 in the championship game.It was the closest game of the tournament for the Boomers, who rolled through five pool opponents by a combined margin of 42-5.In the finals, the Boomers took command with
Sales tax distribution across area
The August distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from June business. Companies that remit more than $2,500 monthly in sales tax receipts are required to file and pay electronically. The monies they reported this period represen
Drilling grows outside Oklahoma's core oil fields
The Oklahoman reports that the STACK and SCOOP fields are dominated by larger, independent oil companies that include Continental Resources Inc., Devon Energy Corp. and Newfield Exploration.
Training on new alcohol law planned
Two "Responsible Beverage Service and Sales Training” sessions will be held in Woodward on Thursday, Sept. 20.The sessions are at the High Plains Technology Center with the first one from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and a second from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., according to Lydia Campbell, a prevention coordinator wi
Nominees selected for Pioneering Woman award
The public is invited to the 5th annual Northwest Oklahoma Pioneering Woman of Industry award event scheduled for August 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the Woodward Conference Center.The event is aimed at shining a light on not only the winners of the award but the number of amazing women who are nominated fo
Air Force pilot ejects as jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma
MUTUAL, Okla. (AP) — Officials say an Air Force pilot ejected successfully before a jet trainer crashed in western Oklahoma. ...
Pilot ejects from military aircraft before crash in NW Oklahoma, Vance AFB officials say
Emergency crews from multiple agencies, including Woodward and Seiling fire departments and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, are on the scene of the crash on Highway 270, northwest of Seiling.
Contract once again on commission agenda
The Woodward County Commissioners are set to meet Monday in the courthouse for regularly scheduled meeting.The meeting starts at 10 a.m.Commissioners are scheduled to take action on a contract with. This contract is slightly different from previous years and includes setting aside one bed specifical
OHP: Plane crashes near Seiling, Okla.
SEILING, Okla. - Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms that a plane has crashed near Seiling, Okla.
Two charged with child abuse in Woods County
Alva resident Lantz McNeil Mathers, 35, and Medford resident Serena Killian, 24, each were charged Tuesday with a felony count of child abuse by injury. Killian also was charged with felony enabling child abuse by injury, according to court documents filed in Woods County District Court.
School board meeting: Summer school was a big hit
The Woodward School Board meeting, Monday evening, offered nothing but glowing reports of the successful summer school.Several educators joined the meeting to briefly discuss how pleased they were with how the new, four-week project went.Most teachers agreed that it was the first time they had seen
New coach attends Freedom Back-To-School Bash
Becky TyreeNew coach Scott Renken, wife Jenny and son Scott meet students and parents Tuesday night at the back to school event.You might be interested in:Protecting people and looking out for public interestAlva FFA members attend a leadership campNWTC's paint and collision repair program boasts ne
Freedom Public School closes campus for lunch
The Freedom Board of Education met Monday night and kicked off the meeting by accepting the resignation of Board Vice-President Donald Simmons. Simmons’ exit from the school district resulted in an empty seat at the table, but all other members of the board were present. On the consent agenda, items
Pioneer Cellular representative answers questions at Freedom town meeting
The Town of Freedom kicked off their regularly scheduled monthly meeting with scheduled guest Les Hackney taking the floor. Hackney, upset about a letter he received in regards to cleaning up his corner lot, also voiced concern over problems with the flags that had been formerly displayed throughout
Dryness range felt throughout the region
I drove down to Fort Worth, Texas, and noticed from there back to the Oklahoma line most all the grass was yellow and dry.
Metro boy in need of medical treatment following exposure to crude oil spill
Amy Borg and her husband were less than quarter mile away, playing with their son, Bobby, at a nearby playground.
Boomers repeat as tournament champions
Woodward swept through its home softball tournament on Saturday, defeating Mooreland 9-1 in the championship game.it was the second straight title for the Boomers, who are 5-1 on the season.The Boomers reached the final by defeating Seiling 11-4. Mooreland beat Vici to advance.