How personal income has changed in Alfalfa County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
Wakita resident injured in accident
WAKITA — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Wakita resident is in serious condition following a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 7:34 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of County Road 880 and Major Road, approximately two miles east and four miles north of Wakita in Grant County. Troopers...
More than 350 Dresses Donated for 10th Annual ‘Primp for Prom’
The 10th annual ‘Primp for Prom’ event will take place in the Woodward High School Practice Gym Thursday, March 14, and Friday, March 15. More than 350 formal dresses in all sizes, styles and colors will be waiting for high school students from the northwest tristate area at the 10th annual “Primp for Prom” event sponsored by Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Social Work and Woodward High School.
KGWA Local News Tuesday 02.20.24
IA)—Two Ringwood people were injured Monday night in a single vehicle accident west of Hillsdale. Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials said 54 year-old Donald Shearmire was transported to Integris Bass Baptist Health Center Where he admitted in stable condition with neck and head injuries. His passenger 60 year-old Sharon Shearmire was admitted to Integris Bass in stable condition for treatment of neck and trunk injuries. According to the report, Donald Shearmire was southbound on State Highway 132, near Buffalo Road, just after 9:45 Monday night when his 2015 Chevy Camaro left the roadway, went airborne and hit a fence, before rolling one and a half times. Both people were wearing their seatbelts. The accident remains under investigation.
Northwestern President’s Leadership Class Scholarship Deadline is March 4
The 2023-24 Northwestern’s President’s Leadership class members pose for a photo during their trip to Dallas, Texas. Pictured are (back row left to right): Alaina Pierce, Megan Spray (sophomore PLC mentor), Norah Scarbrough, Olivia Pride, Drake Daugherty, Teagen Koontz, Northwestern President Dr. Bo Hannaford, Piper Gallagher, Daniel Voth, JT Jones (sophomore PLC mentor), Tucker Hannaford, Baylan Byrd, Chance Cash, Triston White; (front row, left to right): Lainey Morse, Zoe Walker, Flor Amador, Riley Hensley, Cassidy Fitzgerald, Jaxy Cloud, Janie Rempel.
Local Alert: BNSF Train Derails Near Hazelton, Kansas
(Source: Trains.com, February 12, 2024) Seventeen cars of a BNSF intermodal train derailed early this morning (Monday, Feb. 12) east of Hazelton on the railroad’s Southern Transcon, KWNS-TV reports. Full story: Trains.comVisit here for more details.
Today the gas price is close to $2.79 in Meno as of 2024-02-19. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.196 , according to AAA.
Single-Vehicle Accident Near Hillsdale Leaves Two Injured
A single-vehicle accident one mile west of Hillsdale in Garfield County has left two people injured. Donald Shearmire, 54, was travelling southbound on Oklahoma State Highway 132 and was approaching Buffalo Rd. when his vehicle exited the road to the right for an unknown reason. The vehicle would then go airborne, hit a fence and rolled one-and-a-half times.
CN investing over $80M to build cell towers in rural Cherokee communities
CN investing over $80M to build cell towers in rural Cherokee communities. The Cherokee Nation is constructing 15 new cell towers in 16 rural Cherokee communities and creating a broadband Internet network to help bridge the digital divide where cell service and broadband infrastructure are lacking or nonexistent.
Free Summer STEM Camp at Northwestern May 27-31; Registration Opens March 1
Oklahoma students in grades 9-12 in fall 2024 are welcome to register to attend a free summer STEM camp at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva May 27-31. Registration for “Renewable Energy – The Future is Here – Exploring and Learning Today: A Summer STEM Camp” will open March 1 and close April 1 and is limited to 25 students.
Train derails in Barber County
Barber County Emergency Management (BCEM) says a train derailed east of Hazelton on Monday.
Kiowa, February 16 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Burrton High School basketball team will have a game with South Barber High School on February 16, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
CN leaders visit Muskogee VA for Valentines for Vets
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Deputy Chief Bryan Warner, and Secretary of Veterans Affairs S. Joe Crittenden hand-delivered homemade valentines to veterans at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Wednesday to thank veterans for their service.
Davin Budy and Evan Ferguson Selected for Washington D.C. Youth Tour
Davin Budy and Evan Ferguson have been selected in the Oklahoma district as Youth Tour Delegates. Budy is a student at Cherokee High School while Ferguson attended Alva High School. Each year, rural electric cooperatives choose students to represent the state of Oklahoma on a tour to Washington D.C. In...
Jones signs with NWOSU
Checotah senior quarterback Jacob Jones signed his letter of intent to play college football at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Jones was named to the Class 3A East All-Star Football team by the Oklahoma Coaches Association. Jones was 152-of-232 passing for 2,317 yards with an impressive 31 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Jones also ran the ball 49 times for 132 yards and a touchdown. He was also named the 2023 McIntosh County Democrat Co-Offensive Player of the Year. Jones helped to lead the Wildcats to a 7-4 overall record and the first playoff appearance in three years.
Local Cherokee Veterans, Raymond E. Cantrell and Johnnie Phillip Prather, Honored by Cherokee Nation in February
The Cherokee Nation awarded the Medal of Patriotism to two veterans, Raymond E. Cantrell and Johnnie Phillip Prather, at the February Council meeting. The ceremony was attended by Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Deputy Principal Chief Bryan Warner, and Secretary of Veterans Affairs S. Joe Crittenden. Both veterans were acknowledged for their service to the country.
Lady Bulldogs Lose to Rival Rangers on the Road
ALVA, Okla. – SWOSU women's basketball dropped their third straight Great American Conference game on Thursday night, losing to Northwestern Oklahoma State 72-48. SWOSU trailed in this one from the tipoff to the final buzzer. The opposing defense made it tough for the Lady Bulldog offense. Their 19 points in the first half is the lowest first half score of the season and their 48 total points is the second lowest scoring output of the year.
Nine Northwestern Social Work Seniors begin work experience in Oklahoma, Kansas
Nine Northwestern Oklahoma State University senior social work majors began their field practicum assignments at agencies throughout Oklahoma and Kansas this spring semester. These students must complete 420 contact hours, demonstrate 20 behaviors and master the program’s nine core competencies as outlined by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Field Education is a signature pedagogy for social work that instructs and socializes students to the fundamental dimensions of professional practice. During field education, students are able to immerse themselves in practice and apply the skills and knowledge they have attained.
NCAA softball 2024: Clearwater Invitational schedule, preview
The 2024 Clearwater Invitational will feature 10 teams that were ranked in the preseason top 25. Here's how to watch, plus X factors for each team.
Dawgs Edged in Alva by Northwestern
ALVA, Okla. – SWOSU Men's Basketball was tied at halftime on the road vs Northwestern on Thursday but got narrowly edged in the second half in a 78-72 defeat. The Rangers split the regular season series with the win. The Bulldogs had previously defeated Northwestern back in January. SWOSU moves to 8-9 in the GAC and will prepare to travel to Southeastern on Saturday to cap off a four-game stretch away from home.