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Kiowa’s Chief Theatre Ward, Pixler movie theatre now has announce new rocker-style seats engagement Kiowa’s Chief Theater has a fresh new look that will be super comfortable for movie-goers. Instead of the old wornout seats, 195 new blue upholstered rocker-style seats with cup holders are in place. Last weekend Chief Theater showed Divergent (April 25-27) with just 42 seats installed. Last Monday a crew of Darrell Talbert’s Technical Cinema Services installed the remainder of the seats. Those new seats actually total 201 with the six places built for a wheelchair

to access. Wells Paint Service gave a fresh coat of paint to the theater’s inside before the cushy new seats were installed. The seats cost about $45,000. Theater operators Bill and Pam Cox said funding for the project came in part by Kiowa’s Turner Youth Foundation. Jim Molz donated $90,000 for the new digital projector over a year ago. The approximately $20,000 remaining from the Molz donation helped with the seat purchase. A few other private donations also went toward the project.

Jeff and Sherry Ward, Pratt, Kan., announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Karla, to Zachary Paul Pixler, son of Bryan and Susan Pixler, also of Pratt. The wedding is planned for May 31, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church in Pratt. The bride-elect will be graduating from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is the granddaughter of David and Juanita Ward, Betty Cushenbery and the late Fred Cushenbery. She is currently employed at Lincoln Elementary School in Hays, Kan. The bridegroom-elect graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and technology studies. He is the grandson of Marguerite Johnson, the late Marion Pixler, the late George and the late Pauline Lubers. He is employed at Ulysses High School, Ulysses, Kan.

Bob and Pam Cox show off the new rocker-style seats at Kiowa's Chief Theatre. Photo by Yvonne Miller The Alva Review-Courier / Newsgram is published Wednesday by Martin Broadcasting Corp. 620 Choctaw St. Alva, Oklahoma 73717 Lynn L. Martin, President Telephone Numbers: Alva Review-Courier 580-327-2200 Newsgram 580-327-1510 FAX 580-327-2454 E-Mail: manager Entire Contents Copyright 2014 Members of: Associated Press Oklahoma Press Association

Samantha Ward and Zachary Pixler

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Wade of Victoria, Texas; and Amanda Berry Stephens and husband Andrew of Jenks; and six great-grandchildren, Dylan and Delaney Smith, Griff and Sam Harrell, and Max and Henry Stephens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Mary’s name to: OSU Foundation, Womens Basketball Program, P.O. Box 1749 Stillwater, OK 74076; Stillwater Medical Center Foundation, Warm Water Pool, P.O. Box 240, Stillwater, OK 74076; Eagle Heights Baptist Church, Building Fund, 2617 N. Jardot, Stillwater, OK 74075; or Cherokee Public Library, 123 S. Grand, Cherokee, OK 73728. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting

of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Buddy Lee Pettit was born Nov. 18, 1944, to Vinson Pershing and Mary Lois (Short) Pettit at Alva General Hospital in Alva. He left his earthly home May 1, 2014, at Oklahoma City, due to complications from a brief heart illness, at the age of 69 years, 5 months and 13 days. Buddy attended school in Alva until his senior year when he moved to Arizona to help his mother. He graduated from Mesa High School in 1963. He came back to Alva to propose to his junior high sweetheart, Judy Ann Manning. On Oct. 22, 1964, they eloped and then on Oct. 24, 1964, they were married in the First Christian Church by the pastor, Charles Lindberg. From this union, they were blessed with two beautiful daughters, Tanya Gay and Vanessa. In 1966, Buddy and Judy opened Pettit’s House of Carpet, which he owned and operated until the time of his passing. He was a widely respected businessman in the community and surrounding area. He was an honest man of his word and his success is attributed to his vision, his passion and his character. During his career, he provided floor covering to two generations of northwest Oklahoma and southern Kansas residents. Buddy was a dedicated family man. He was a great example to his children and grandchildren of what a father should be. He always had a smile to give or a story to tell. He loved playing practical jokes and was forever looking for a new opportunity to set one in motion. He enjoyed his Breakfast Club, his Sunday morning airport church and talking antiques with his mentors, Lee and Mary Haley. Buddy was a member of the Alva Jaycees; the Elks Lodge; the Moose Lodge; Northwest Aero; the Oklahoma, Kansas and National Cushman clubs; the National Rifle Association; the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association; and had served as Treasurer of Northwest Pilots

Obituaries MARY MAXINE HOOD BERRY Mary Maxie Hood Berry, 97, passed away May 4, 2014, in Stillwater. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Stillwater. Interment will follow at 5 p.m. at Garrison Cemetery in Dacoma. At the request of Mary, she asks that friends and family wear green to her funeral as it is the symbol of life. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mary was born April 25, 1917, in Dacoma to Joseph Hood and Amanda Swearingen Hood. She attended Dacoma schools where she graduated with her high school diploma. She married Eldon Berry on Jan. 1, 1935, and they were together for 52 years until his death in 1987. Mary was first and foremost a farmer’s wife, and continued to manage the family’s farm in Alfalfa County after her husband Eldon’s death. She also served in her community as the librarian at the Alfalfa City-County Library, and worked at the Payne County Election Board. Mary and her husband traveled the world touring and learning about the agriculture industry. She was a charter member of Eagle Heights Baptist Church and a member of PEO and Eastern Star. She volunteered at Stillwater Medical Center, Cherokee Hospital, Cherokee Manor and Fort Supply State Hospital and delivered Meals on Wheels. Mary was named Oklahoma Mother of the Year in 1976 and City of Cherokee Citizen of the Year in 1987. She was also a member of Cherokee BPW, and served as a delegate to the National Republican Convention. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Amanda Hood; husband, Eldon Berry; son, Max Berry; and three brothers, Robert, Cecil and Halsey Hood. Mary is survived by her daughter, Barbara Jo Smith and husband Eddie of Stillwater; three grandchildren, Chris Smith and wife Jenny of Bentonville, Ark.; Shandee Smith Harrell and husband

CHARLES MCWILLIAMS BURLINGTON – Charles McWilliams passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Kiowa District Hospital. Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Driftwood Christian Church. Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Hazelton, Kan. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Kiowa, Kan. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lanmanmemorials. com. Charles was born on April 2, 1930, to Charles M. McWilliams and Susan Whitehead McWilliams at Burlington. Charles served in the US Navy from 1948 to 1952 during the Korean War. On Nov. 12, 1954, he and DeVeda Martin were united in marriage. He is survived by his wife, DeVeda; one son, two daughters, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one sister-in-law, one brother-in-law and a host of friends. Memorials may be made to the Kiowa District Hospital or choice. BUDDY LEE PETTIT Celebration of Life services for Buddy Lee Pettit will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Bob Baker’s hangar at the Alva Regional Airport. The family prefers casual attire for Buddy’s celebration. Private family interment will be at a later time under the direction

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By Lynn L. Martin After an executive session, the Alva Board of Education returned and hired Les Potter to replace Randy Atkins as Alva High School principal. Potter is

currently the upper-elementary principal in Pawhuska. He explained that his son, Derek, had married Hattie Pfleider of Alva and “that is our Alva connection.”

Potter said he was born in Pawhuska, grew up in Pawhuska and graduated from Pawhuska High School. After graduating from Oklahoma State University, he was hired to teach biology, anatomy, physiology and coach football at Claremore High School. Later, in 1992, he returned to Pawhuska and was assistant high school principal for six years before moving to the upper-elementary principal position. He said his wife will likely remain in Pawhuska for several months selling their house and winding up other obligations. Principal’s Reports Tracie Leeper reported an enrollment at Washington School of 90 kindergarten students and 102 first graders for a total enrollment of 192. Steve Shiever said Longfellow Elementary had 97 pre-kindergarteners, 54 second graders and 66 third graders for a total of 217 students. Tim Argo at Lincoln school said enrollment there is 73 fourth graders and 73 fifth graders for a total of 146. Ron Sunderland, principal at Alva Middle School, has 220 students with 67 sixth graders, 78 seventh graders and 73 eighth graders. Alva High School enrollment is 53 ninth graders, 64 tenth graders, 62 eleventh graders and 55 seniors for a total of 234. Tracie Leeper also mentioned a bit of vandalism at Washington School with a broken window. Randy Atkins said the baseball team will be playing in regionals on Thursday. Superintendent Steve Parkhurst said finances look good with a likely carry-over of $1 million. He said the electronic audit of the Title 1 program was finished with a finding of complete compliance. The district may have to add some money from the general fund to help the cooperative education project. He mentioned that once again the district will use the TLE teacher evaluation system and he will use the McRell software for principal evaluation. A lease was signed with Eric Smith to host a girls’ and boys’ basketball

Board hires Pawhuska educator to be new high school principal

Leslie and Leslie Potter were welcomed by the Alva Board of Education Monday night. Leslie (or "Les"), the male, was employed as the new principal at Alva High School beginning in the fall term. His wife will remain in Pawhuska for a while winding down property holdings. She is retired from education and said she has no interest in taking it up again. Instead, she hopes to spend time spoiling an Alva grandkid. Her son is married to Hattie Pfleider Potter, a teacher in the Alva system. Photo by Lynn L. Martin

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The Alva High School Ladybugs Basketball Team would like to express their sincere gratitude to those individuals and businesses that contributed to the purchase of the team’s state championship rings. We truly appreciate and value such a supportive community.

Sincerely, Coach Smith and The Ladybugs

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Shake it off and step up! By Lynn L. Martin Former Oklahoma House Speaker Kris Steele was the featured speaker for the May 2014 class of GED graduates at the Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC). Steele is now director of TEEM (The Education and Employment Ministry), an interfaith nonprofit organization designed to help people turn their lives

around. When the farmer realized what hapSteele had a problem getting from pened and he surveyed the situation, his home in Shawnee to Alva. In fact, he determined that as much as he cared “I got lost several times,” he said. As a about the mule, the most humane thing result, the ceremony had to be delayed to do was to bury the mule alive and put about an hour and 20 minutes. He apol- him out of his misery because there was ogized to the guests, and in particular to no way to get him out of the deep well. the relatives of the graduates who themSo the farmer called three or four of selves had driven many hours to attend his close friends and asked if they could the ceremony. However, help shovel dirt into the he turned his navigatwell. So they came over ing mistake into a major right away and when the point of his speech. first shovelfuls of dirt hit Steele said, “I made a the back of the mule he mistake. I took a turn in became very angry. the wrong direction. SevHe thought to himeral times, in fact. And self, “My goodness, I’ve yet, I was able to re-di— Kris Steele helped this farmer all my rect myself and find the life and I’ve stumbled right way to Alva. That’s just this once and he’s actually a very good illustration of how trying to bury me alive. It’s not fair!” you graduates are finding the right diHe began to bray and he began to rection by completing this difficult GED kick out of anger. But it was no use. He program.” was at the bottom of the well! The Farmer’s Mule The second emotion he felt was disThe speaker provided an inspiring couragement. He began to have a pity illustration that he said was one of his party and play “poor me,” saying, “I favorites. don’t deserve this. Its not right.” He beA farmer had a favorite mule. He gan to wallow in his emotions but it did loved this mule and worked with the no good and wasn’t helping the situation mule for a number of years. One day, the at all. mule accidentally fell into a deep well. As more shovels of dirt fell on his back, a brilliant thought came to his mind. He thought instead of being angry and feeling sorry for himself, he could just shake off the dirt and step up. So with each shovel of dirt, the mule

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By Lynn L. Martin In a comparison document distributed by Kayla Puffinbarger at the recent Cherokee school board meeting, the total funds collected by March 2014 came out to to $2,395,524.20. In comparison, a year ago the same three funds (general, building and sinking) had a total collected of $1,296,977.90. This means the district is up $1,098.546.30 this year. In other financial information, ad valorem tax collections last year were $648,325. So far this year, collections are $895,759.96 and the year is not complete.

Last year, the county 4 mill collection was $85,903.78 while this year the total is $169,592.58. A big increase in gross production revenue was reported. Last year, the total was $591.959 while this year the amount is almost triple at $1,432,098.16 – an increase of $840,139.16. In general fund cash on hand, the district began the month of April with $1,694,633.57 in the bank and completed the month with $1,906,757.26. The building fund beginning balance was $73,637.29 with checks issued in the amount of $1846.21 leaving a balance of

$71,790.08. The board entered an executive session to discuss potential hires for open positions for the 2014-2015 school year. They left the session with no decisions made. A contract was approved for a bid from H-N-I Lawncare for grass mowing. They also approved a plan for math and science credits from Northwest Technology Center. A fundraiser talent show for junior high cheerleaders was approved, as was a children’s basketball camp from Matt Guffy.

Cherokee Schools fund balances up $1,098,546.30 from last year

Official: Wildfire Car leaves road, rolls and catches fire not caused by By Marione Martin A Jet woman was injured when the vehicle she was driving went off the road, rolled and caught fire. The incident occurred at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, on County Road 720 a half mile south of Coal Road in Alfalfa County. Jessica Leah Gilliland, 30, of Jet was transported by Alfalfa County EMS to St. Mary’s Hospital in Enid where she was admitted in stable condition with trunk internal injuries. There were six juvenile passengers in the vehicle, five female and one male. No information was available on the juveniles. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol

report states that Gilliland was traveling southbound on County Road 720 at a speed improper for the gravel roadway. She lost control of the vehicle, which went off the left side of the roadway and struck an embankment. The vehicle rolled one time, coming to rest on its wheels. The vehicle caught fire. Because of the fire, the vehicle information was unavailable. Trooper Gene Goodson investigated, assisted by troopers Linda Hartley, Seth Wallace, Jason Burch, Coby Snyder and Darrin Lancaster along with the Alfalfa County Sheriff’s Office, Alfalfa County EMS and Jet Fire Department.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials now say that a wildfire that has scorched more than 5 square miles in central Oklahoma was not started by a controlled burn. Officials initially said a controlled burn got out of control and caused the fire to spread, killing one person and destroying more than 40 structures in rural Logan County. But Oklahoma Incident Management Team spokesman Stan May said Tuesday that investigators now say they don't think that theory is correct. May says investigators are looking into other possible causes and should release information in the next few days. May says firefighters hope to have the fire fully contained on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for western and central Oklahoma until 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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Association. He also enjoyed flying, trap shooting, bowling, golf, hunting, fishing and going to antiques auctions. Buddy was one of those rare individuals that not many people get a chance to meet in their lifetime. Those who have been fortunate enough to cross his path and call him friend have found their lives enriched and enlightened by his gentle spirit and loving soul. This is the legacy he leaves and the example he has set for us to follow. Buddy is survived by his wife, Judy, of Alva; two daughters, Vanessa Pettit Brewer and “son” Eric Brewer, of Alva, and Tanya Sinibaldi; two grandchildren, Colton Lee and Maci Christiana Sinibaldi; two great grandchildren, Brantley Allen and Gabriella Rene Sinibaldi, all of Santa Fe, Texas; one sister, MarVin Pettit Corbin; two nieces, Dixi Corbin Craft and husband Tracy, and Dustee Corbin Grimsley and husband Jason, all of Panama City Beach, Fla.; one brother-in-law, Terry Dan Manning of Costa Rico; two nephews, Dieter Manning and his wife Becky, and Eric Manning and his wife Molly all of Tulsa; many relatives and countless friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the NWOSU Foundation for a Buddy Pettit Scholarship. Remembrances may be shared with the family at www. GLORIA PIERSALL HARDTNER, Kan. – Graveside service for Gloria Piersall will be Monday, April 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Hardtner-Elwood Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Kiowa, Kan. Condolences

may be shared with the family at www. Gloria Merritt Piersall passed away in Hardtner at the age of 93. She was born in Keene, N. H., to Francis Merritt and Myrtie Robertson Merritt on Aug. 21, 1921. In February 1944, she met Staff Sgt. Leland “Doc” Piersall, and married him a year later in February 1945. They spent 63 happy years together before his death in February 2008. She is survived by her younger brother and a host of nephews and nieces. Honoring Gloria’s wishes there will be no viewing. Memorials may be made to the Hardtner Library or Hardtner Methodist Church and given to the funeral home. RONALD ‘RON’ SHAFER CHEROKEE – Funeral service for Ronald “Ron” Shafer will be Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Cherokee First United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Duran and Rev. Tom Cooksey officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Cherokee. Viewing will be at the funeral home on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with family present. Memories may be shared with the family at www. Ron was born on Feb. 4, 1943, in Cherokee, the son of Roscoe W. and Maurine Tucker Shafer. He went through the Cherokee School System where he was active in 4-H, FFA, sports

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and music. After his graduation from Cherokee High School in 1961, Ron entered Oklahoma State University and in 1965 he graduated with a degree in ag economics. Ron and Mary Colter were married Jan. 18, 1997, and made their home near Cherokee. Except for a few years when he lived and worked as a county extension agent in Lee County, Fla., Ron was a farmer and rancher in Alfalfa County where he exhibited his love for the farm and cattle. He had served on the Farmers Co-op Board for several years. Ron’s love of music led him to be very active in the United Methodist Church Choir. Those who have preceded him in death are his parents; his brother, R. W. Shafer and his sister, Sybil Boyer. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary Shafer of Cherokee; one daughter, Laine S. Foote and husband George Jr. of Guymon and their family; Patty and Tom Keller of Shawnee and children Tommy, Ethan and Kennedi; First Lt. Dayne and Katie Foote of Clovis, N.M.; and Daryne Shay Foote of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; one son, Tyler Shafer of Norman; step-children Chad and Kim Lyons of Kiowa, Kan., and children Destiny, Zane and Brooke Lyons; Jennifer and Chad Roach of Cherokee and children Jason, Colby and Clayton Roach; Patrick and Tricia Lyons of Medford and children Isaiah and Landon Lyons; one sister, Sur Ann Marshall and husband Joe of Norman; numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Cherokee School Theatre, Cherokee Food Pantry or Oklahoma Medical Research, Cancer Division through the funeral home.

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Runners and spectators epitomized ‘Boston Strong’ By Yvonne Miller Boston Strong. That theme was everywhere during the Boston Marathon weekend – on shirts, on billboards, on homemade signs, in huge lettering across skyscrapers, on construction cranes, on newspaper and television headlines. Most importantly that resilience and love of city and the USA was evident in the hearts of Bostonians, the estimated million spectators and 36,000 runners for the 117th running of one of the major marathons in the world. Since the finish line bombing that killed three and seriously maimed many others last year on April 15, 2013, Boston and America rallied. People who aren’t even runners, trained the past year to make the journey. Those runners raised money for victims, their families and hundreds of other charities. The outpouring of generosity was phenomenal. My sister, Jennifer Schubert-Akin of Colorado, ran her 20th consecutive Boston Marathon, finishing in 3:55:01 which is three and a half minutes faster than last year. To qualify for next year’s race in her age division, she had to finish within 4 hrs. 10 min. We were all thrilled she had time to spare. Through the years she raised over $64,000 for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research, a debilitating disease that affects her sister. This year that amount rose closer to $70,000 thanks to your generosity. Checks can still be made out to the National MS Society and mailed to Jennifer Schubert-Akin, 27855 Whitewood Drive East, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 80487.

The fact that an American man won the Boston Marathon for the first time since 1983 was so appropriate since the sentiment heard over and over again was “We took our city back” and “We took our marathon back.” Jennifer said when an American man won the race, spectators along the race route held up signs that “MEB WON!!” which had the sea of runners cheering. She said throughout the race runners see inspirational and hilarious signs, “just to make us laugh” held by spectators along the route. This year numerous signs sent an adamant message, “This is our ******* city!” The day was described as a rebirth of Boston, which was founded September 7, 1630 as the city’s beautiful architecture reveals. The Boston Marathon started in 1897 with just 18 runners. The marathon is run on Patriot’s Day (the third Monday in April), which is a celebration of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and the beginning of the free and prosperous nation that is America. The Boston Marathon is a celebration of the human spirit, overcoming adversity and challenges, just as the original American Patriots did in the 1770’s. Jennifer explained the race course runs through neighborhoods of seven different cities and towns before finally reaching Boston. Often people walk right out their front door on to the marathon course. “For many families, watching the Marathon on Patriots’ Day is a time-honored tradition. They set up barbecues, gather with their friends and family and make a big party of it. I always enjoy

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all the cute kids who high-five the passing runners and the dogs who lie there, watching all this craziness!” A memorable moment for Jennifer was when “I passed Dick and Rick Hoyt around mile 8 (the famous father and son duo, with the father pushing his adult son in his wheelchair.)” She said, “While there was much emotion at the start and at the finish, the race in between was amazingly normal. With this being my 20th consecutive Boston Marathon, and with all the world watching Boston this year, the pre-race anxiety was definitely ramped up. But, once I crossed that start line in Hopkinton, it was just the Boston Marathon that I know and love…the same historic course, the same cheering spectators, the girls of Wellesley College with their “scream tunnel,” the challenging “Newton Hills,” the screaming crowd of students at Boston College, the Red Sox playing at Fenway Park, the giant CITGO sign marking the 1-mile to go mark, and that famous left turn onto Boylston Street with that beautiful Finish Line banner in the distance!!” Yvonne’s Perspective on First Trip to Boston Marathon My sister wanted me and my family to go to Boston to celebrate on her milestone marathon weekend. The first thing people ask me is if I felt safe and how the doubled police prescense felt. I think Boston was probably the safest place in America race weekend. Uniformed police officers were everywhere, but totally unobtrusive and friendly to

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By Rebecca Kinney The Alfalfa County commissioners approved a bid from Cummings of Enid for $1,218,278.35 for overlay work for County Road 610 5 miles south of McWillie. They bid $6,500 for traffic control. The other bid was from Venture Corp. of Great Bend, Kan., who bid $1,460,948 and $45,000 for traffic control. The monthly allocation of Alcohol Beveral Tax for Alfalfa county is as follows: Aline – $378.59 Amorita – $67.67 Burlington – $278.00 Byron – $64.01 Carmen – $649.27 Cherokee – $2739.72 Goltry – $455.40 Helena – $2565.98 Jet – $389.56 Lambert – $10.97 Other items on the agenda were routinely approved. These included the minutes, M and O warrants for payment, blanket purchase orders, monthly officer report, appropriations and monthly high-

way expenditures. They tabled doing anything about adding Tyson Kolb and Troy Shepard as requisitioning officers and Amy Flanagan as receiving officer for the fair board until they get the proper signatures.

The commissioners accepted a bid of $378,945 with 60-month financing from Cole Equipment of Ada for a dredge machine. Road crossing permits generated $15,500 in revenue as follows:

Alfalfa County commissioners approve McWillie road work

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New Kiowa Hospital ribbon-cutting set for Wednesday, May 14; Annual Meeting May 22 April board meeting shows March was good month, manor costs reduced; PT getting traction table By Yvonne Miller For the very first time, Kiowa’s Hospital Board held their monthly meeting in the new hospital on the south end of Kiowa at 1002 Fourth St. This was April 23 with all members attending including: Zack Odell, Lori Schrock, Jim Parker, Robert Stark and Dan Lukins. Interim Hospital Administrator Steve Davis and Chief Financial Officer Janell Goodno also sat at the table. Several hospital department heads, staff members, Dr. Paul Wilhelm and community members also attended. They invite the public to a ribbon cutting for the new hospital next Wednesday, May 14, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be on the west side of the new facility at the main entrance. Patrons of the hospital district are also encouraged to attend the Kiowa Hospital District’s Annual Meeting Thursday, May 22. The meeting will be held at Kiowa’s Community Building at 7 p.m. The board seats

up for reelection are currently held by Dan Lukins and Robert Stark. An election will be held for board positions at the annual meeting. The hospital district’s annual audit will be given by John Harris of BKD who is reportedly retiring. March Good Month for Hospital and Manor Goodno gave March financial data and statistics for the hospital and manor. Statistics for the clinic showed the busiest year-to-date numbers in the last three years at 1,176 for January through March. Outpatient visits for March totaling 607 were the highest so far in 2014. Physical therapy (PT) comprised 144 of those total outpatient visits. The board approved purchase of a new traction table for PT not to exceed $12,000. This money was available when Hospital Director of Nurses Heidi Courson determined a piece of surgical equipment in the budget was not needed and would not be revenue

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generating for the hospital. PT is busy and this traction table will benefit many of their patients and generate revenue. In March the hospital had 51 combined days of acute and swingbed care. Radiology was busy with 55 X-rays, 12 EKGs, 13 CT scans, 3 sono/ echos, six MRIs and one DEXA scan (bone density). Lab visits totaled 254 with 3,967 tests run. Emergency room visits totaled 44. The hospital’s bottom line was $35,833 in the black for March. That’s comprised of $267,191 net patient revenue and $267,191 of total operating revenue, $384,900 total operating expenses, and a loss of $115,046. The addition of total non-operating revenue of $150,879 made the $35,833 positive figure. That was comprised of: $81,572 assessed district taxes, $17,210 of grant and tax revenue, $52,039 for the new building project from the Friends of the Hospital and Manor Foundation.

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Basketball used in 1936 Olympic games for sale OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sports promoter is seeking a buyer for the ball used in the first Olympic gold medal basketball game, a 1936 clash in Hitler's Berlin in which the U.S. team beat Canada 19-8 in a pouring rain. The undersized, deflated orb has been in Canada ever since the wife of a player slipped it under a blanket after the game and brought home. It's now in Overland Park, Kan., where promoter Keith Zimmerman is trying to sell it for Jimmy Stewart Jr., whose father

played in the 1936 title game and kept the ball until dying in 1990. "It's an incredible piece of sports history," Zimmerman told The Kansas City Star ( ). The gold medal game between the U.S. and Canada was played outdoors on courts made of clay and sand. The teams played in a drizzle in the first half and a downpour in the second, with water remaining on the court and players chasing around a waterlogged ball. After the game, Jimmy Stewart's wife,

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Mary, stuck the ball under a blanket she had been using to ward off the chill and brought it on the ship home to Canada. The muddy ball bore the markings of the manufacturer "Berg" on one side and "Basket-Ball" on the other. After the elder Stewart died, his son — who also played basketball for national teams — kept the ball. Stewart Jr. liked the idea of keeping the ball in Canada, but at age 75, the Windsor, Ontario, resident started trying to find a future home for it. "I wanted to pass it down in my family but there was no interest in it, so I decided to sell it," Stewart said. Stewart spoke to Rich Hughes, whose 2011 book "Netting Out Basketball 1936" details the inaugural Olympic quest. Hughes passed on the name of Zimmerman, who had a friendship with James Naismith's grandson, Ian Naismith, and was helping him find a buyer for basketball's original rules. Zimmerman is hoping the Olympic basketball can bring in six figures, and is encouraged that one of Jesse Owens' gold medals from the same Olympics sold last year for $1.4 million. In case it's not purchased, Stewart has made arrangements with the Windsor Essex County Hall of Fame, where his father was inducted in 1989. All 14 members of Canada's 1936 Olympic team were from Windsor.

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The Alva High School Prom was held last weekend at the Woods County Fairgrounds. This AHS couple was photographed with their transporation. Tyler Burton may have picked up his date, Nicole Ritter, in the most expensive ride of the all: a big tractor trailer rig without the trailer. Photo by Lynn L. Martin

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camp May 27-29. Steve Gale was employed to run two sessions of drivers education – one on May 27 and the other on June 23. The tuition will be $175 per student, which will equal the cost of the program. Two certified employees turned in their resignations: Kadie Lancaster, who lives in Cherokee will be taking a job in Cherokee school, and Lynell Beierschmitt will resign to take a job in the Enid Public Schools. A non-certified employee, Julie Isenbart, is resigning as Alva Middle School secretary at the end of the school year. Parkhurst said she would like to become a paraprofessional and this was a needed step. Approval was granted by the board to both Bible Baptist Church and First Baptist Church to rent school buses for travel to church camps this summer. The board once again approved the contract for natural gas from Clearwater Enterprises for Alva High School and Alva Middle School. This saved the district about $6,600 last year. Approval was granted for Alva Middle School’s reward trip to “The Alley” (an indoor fun park) in Wichita for AR achievement. The board continued the agreement

with the Department of Rehabilitation for a school-to-work program to help integrate handicapped students into the workforce. They also approved an agreement with the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technical Education for compliance so that the two systems can continue to cooperate. The board continued the Cooperative Education Project. Alva is the LEA for eight other schools. The service provides evaluation of kids from age 3 to age 5 on such items as hearing, vision and school readiness. Parkhurst said the federal government is changing requirements for the school lunch program that will likely result in a per-meal cost increase of 10 cents for most student. The final decision will be made in August. Also, he noted that new stiffer rules go into effect that require nutritional labeling of food sold from concession stands during school hours. This does not apply to parent-brought meals utilized for classroom parties. The district declared as surplus a 2010 Ford Excursion that will be traded in for a Suburban-type vehicle that holds more passengers. The following non-certified em-

ployees were rehired: JoAnn Isenbart, Terri Owen, Becky Pingelton, Louis Zwiefelhofer, Clint Harzman, Terry Smithey, Patricia Gluth, Richard Anderson, Janet Sheik, April Gravels, Ruth Zwiefelhofer, Jeffery Easter, Machelle Hooper, Ted Shafer, Richard Burton, Tony Ismael and Mark Carroll. The board ended their meeting by going into executive session to discuss the AEA Win-Win negotiations.


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Year to date, the hospital is in the red by $184,553. Showing the hospital operating statement, Goodno said a large part of the loss is on paper due to contractual adjustments (mainly Medicare) that totals $198,926 at this point. Goodno said the district still has $336,000 due from Medicare and uncollected taxes of $475,117. Goodno said they continue to do bad debt maintenance. Total net patient accounts receivable totaled $523,235 at the end of March. The manor was in the red $6,203 in March, which is a lower loss than usual. Interim Manor Administrator

Carla Dunigan said proudly she had reduced costly agency nursing care significantly – from $21,193 in February to $1,797 in March. The resident census the night of the board meeting was 24. “I’m headed to zero,” Dunigan said of agency nursing. She presented other cost saving measures she’s implemented to the board. Since the board meeting, last Thursday night a furnace motor burned up at the manor. Dunigan said they called the fire department as a precaution. She said the residents were not affected in any way in the minor incident. $162,000 Still Needed by Foundation Interim Chief Executive Officer Davis gave reports on the payout schedule to MW Builders for the new hospital. They’ll be paid in full when a few issues are resolved. One of those was confusing signage for access to the ER. Davis complimented many individual employees who helped make the move to the new facility go so well and for reducing labor costs. He mentioned Rory Reed, who is

head of maintenance, for working so hard. At the board meeting, Goodno announced the foundation still needed $168,400 for the new hospital project. As of this Tuesday, that amount reduced to $162,000, Goodno confirmed. Davis updated the board on the search for an administrator. They’ve found a few possible candidates – one who ran Wesley and in retirement has served at other small hospitals. In other business, the board approved: a CT40 scrubber (floor cleaner) from Williams Janitorial, not to exceed $6,300; a Nextgen upgrade, MU2. More research is ongoing for a new mower/snow remover; and a pest control contract. Med staff appointments were approved for: Mark Hueftle, M.D., and Delphia Clarke, MD. Stark mentioned hospital ground at the east edge of what they own by the new hospital that may be sold. The board agreed to discuss in executive session, but reportedly took no action on return to open session. Following executive session, the board approved $7,000 for physician recruitment.

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My name is JEREMY BAYS. I am a candidate for DISTRICT JUDGE, 4th Judicial District, which serves Woods, Alfalfa, Major, Dewey and Woodward Counties in Northwestern Oklahoma. I want to introduce myself to those of you who may not know me. I grew up in northwestern Oklahoma, Alva, to be specic. I am a graduate of Alva High School, Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma City University Law School, earning a Juris Doctorate degree in 2000. My family has lived in Northwest Oklahoma most all of their lives. I, together with my wife, Holly, and children Logan, Harper and Theodore, live on my Grandparent's farm just southwest of Dacoma. I have lived there as a farmer-rancher since 1990. We raise wheat, alfalfa, and cattle in Woods, Alfalfa and Beaver Counties. When not driving a tractor or chasing livestock, I practice law with my Father, Larry Bays, in Alva, and have since 2000, thereby obtaining some 14 years experience in the legal profession all over Oklahoma. I am a member of the Woods County Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association and have served as the City Judge of Waynoka for 10 plus years. I also have served on the Dacoma Fire Department for more than 19 years as a volunteer reman. My family also enjoys helping with the Dacoma “3rd of July” celebration each year in Dacoma. I have legal representation experience in all areas of the law...criminal, civil, divorce, oil and gas, tax protests, contracts, and litigation. I have practiced before Judges and Courts all over Oklahoma, from Texas County in the west to Payne County in the east. I have appeared in complicated Court systems such as Oklahoma County as well as rural Courts like the ve counties within this District. I know no fear and am not bashful when urging my client's position in any Court of the land. I ask for your vote to be District Judge because I, and my entire family, have a vested interest in northwest Oklahoma, as both citizens and property owners. When elected District Judge, I promise to pursue a fair and impartial legal system in this District to protect the rights of all people who reside within, or even visit, the Counties incorporated into the 4th Judicial District of Oklahoma. I believe that I have earned a reputation among both my peers and my friends for honesty and fairness, as well as being straight-forward in my practice before the Judges, Court Clerks, fellow Lawyers, and my clients. I promise to pay attention to each and every one of your concerns when elected. I will be available to discuss any issue that may arise during my tenure as District Judge at all times.

Respec�ully, Jeremy Bays Paid for by Jeremy Bays, 16557 Co Rd 490 Dacoma, OK 73717

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Car with dead body inside owned by missing Wichita man MAIZE, Kan. (AP) — Police say a car found with a decomposing body inside belonged to a Wichita man missing since February. The car was found Monday morning at the Fieldhouse Apartments in Maize after police were called to investigate a bad smell. McPherson police said Monday the car belonged to Adam Sabri, 54, who co-owns a sports bar in McPherson. The body has not been positively identified because it was badly decomposed. Residents of the apartment complex said they had noticed the car sit-

ting in the same spot for months but the tint on the windows was so dark that they could not see inside. They began noticing a strong odor from the car as temperatures hit 100 degrees in recent days. Maize Police Chief Matt Jensby said Monday afternoon that officers found the car locked but saw the body in the back seat. He said the body, which was clothed, apparently was decomposing for weeks or months. On Monday afternoon, the McPherson Police Department said the car belonged to Sabri, who has been missing

I want to wholeheartedly thank Steve, Van and Cheryl for the lovely re�rement recep�on. And all the people who a�ended to wish me well. Over the years I have become acquainted with so many dear people which I will treasure. Re�ring is like leaving a family which I will miss. To Everyone, Thank You. A special thanks to Steve and Van my office companions and Friends. Aloha, Martha Woolley

from Wichita since Feb. 9. He was the owner of the Timeout Sports Bar and Grill in McPherson. He owned a white 2008 Saturn Aura. Jensby said the car found in the apartment is a white, four-door Saturn with a Sedgwick County license tag. "It's been very creepy knowing that there has been a dead body so close to my children," resident Stephanie Avants told KAKE-TV ( 1o2gyoI ). "I usually park beside of it almost every day. I just thought it was inoperable." The car was towed from the apartment complex Monday evening.


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The Nescatunga Fire and Rescue would like to express Appreciation & Thanks to all those that supported and made our benet auction a success this year. Maybe you donated items or baked goods or maybe you were one of the generous bidders. A special thanks to the GREAT AUCTIONEERS Lee and Clint - Friesendahl Auctions “Rope” and John - Bellamy & Co. LLC and Gary Gerber Also for the great door prizes donated by Sunderland Electric - Bistro gas red infra red grill United of Cherokee - 9x12 tent and grilling spices A frozen meat package was also given from the Association. WE COULDN’T HAVE SUCCEEDED WITHOUT ALL YOUR HELP.

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STAKE FOR DISTRICT JUDGE 34 Years of Trial Experience

Jury Trial Experience in Woodward, Woods, Harper and Custer Counties 1976 Graduate from Oklahoma State University 1979 Graduate of O.U. College of Law 2 terms as Woodward City Commissioner Served on Woodward County Board of Equalization and Excise Board for two years Member of Woodward First United Methodist Church Formerly Beaver Municipal Judge Formerly Seiling Municipal Attorney Wife, Carole, 2nd grade teacher in Highland Park Elementary School in Woodward Paid for by Committee to elect Michael F. Stake for District Judge 2014 Michael F. Stake – Chairman, Diane Lewis – Treasurer 3223 Robin Ridge Road, Woodward, Oklahoma 73801

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the crowd. Equally comforting was the fact that you knew for every officer in uniform there was an undercover policeman. They checked out my purse and tagged it. Streets near the race route were blocked and you had to pass by police to access the barricade-lined route. Watching the 5K Race on Saturday and the marathon on Monday found the streets lined with cheering spectators who were as excited as a hometown crowd at one of our small town ballgames in the final seconds when the score is tied. “You’ve got this!” “Go, go, go!” “U.S.A., U.S.A.” chants and other cheers of encouragement erupted from the barricade-lined streets. Standing a few blocks from the finish line, you saw every type of runner who had almost finished the 26.2 miles – those continuing their steady pace as my sister did– some giving a high-five to spectators-- others about to collapse and literally carried by fellow runners. It was amazing to see the selflessness of runners who stopped to help others whose physical endurance was just gone. One young female runner I saw staggered aimlessly and was apparently delirious as

others runners steadied her before an official race ATV zoomed up to take her for medical attention. When three men who had lost their legs in last year’s bombing came walking down Boylston Street with their blades on, arms locked and carrying an American flag, the crowd was the loudest I heard all day. That moment epitomized Boston Strong. I read accounts of some of the marathon runners. One was a reporter, Marty Smith, who writes for ESPN. Not ever a runner, he felt compelled to train and run the Boston Marathon for all those who could not and wrote about his perspective which included a day of joy and tears. In a humorous part of Smith’s story he told the well-known routine for many Bostonians on race day, “It’s First Beer at 9 and First Wave (of runners) at 10 and First Pitch (for the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park) at 11.” My teenage daughter Elizabeth and her friend Kiera Yates ran the 5K with Aunt Jennifer and Uncle Rick and received medals. Our family was ecstatic that Elizabeth ran the whole race (unlike her usual walking most of Kiowa’s 5K

Race on Labor Day). Elizabeth said there was no way she couldn’t run it with all the loud cheers of encouragement from spectators and even other runners. Jennifer said, “My training this winter was more intense and focused than it’s ever been. I wanted to make certain that I left nothing to chance and that I gave myself the best possible chance to have the best race I possibly could. I felt strong and controlled throughout the race. While I had some discomfort early in the race in my left hamstring, I just blocked it out, took an ibuprofen and focused on what a great race I was having. It is incredibly fun and rewarding to make it through the Newton Hills, which end around mile 20.5, then blast down that hill by Boston College with the loudest fans along the course! I finished very strong, except for some calf cramping in the final mile. Crossing that Boston Marathon Finish Line for the 20th consecutive year was a moment I will never forget. So happy that my family was able to come along this year and share in the joy and excitement that is Patriots’ Day in Boston. Looking forward to #21 on April 20, 2015….”

Now a 20-year Boston Marathon finisher, Jennifer Schubert-Akin runs Boston’s 5K race with her niece Elizabeth Miller (right) and friend Kiera Yates, both from Kiowa, Kan. Both teens ran the entire race.

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Beginning in book 741 page 48 Real Estate Transactions Sandra A. Veatch, individually and as successor Trustee of the Fred C. Veatch Revocable Living Trust of July 6th 1992 TO The Revocable Living Trust of Dean R. Campbell & Mary Etta Campbell dated July 25th 2005: An undivided ½ surface interest in the North ½ of Section 20, Township 28 North, Range 12 WIM; Warranty Deed Tim Starks & Jennifer Starks TO Aaron Hughes & Dana Hughes: A tract lying in the Northwest ¼ of Section 12, Township 26 North, Range 11 WIM; Warranty Deed. Robert U. Mast TO Richard W. McElhatten: All of LOTS 3, 4, and 5, in Block 157, First Addition Original Town of Carmen; Warranty Deed. Georgie Lee Hadden TO Georgie L. Hadden & Mora Lee Fiedler: The Northwest ¼ of Section 29, Township 26 North, Range 11 WIM; Warranty Deed. Deborah Jane Miller & Francis L. Miller TO Francis L. Miller & Deborah Geitgey Miller, Trustees of the Francis L. Miller & Deborah geitgey Miller Revocable Trust dated February 13th 2014: Southwest ¼ of Sec-

tion 25, Township 25 North, Range 10 WIM: LOTS 1-5 inclusive, Block 1, Yoder’s First Addition to Jet; Quit Claim Deed. Jason Jenlink & Melissa Jenlink TO Colinda J. Davis & Nellie S. Hedges: All of LOTS 13, 14, 15, and 16,in Block 25, Town of Jet; Warranty Deed. Keith Smith & Margaret Smith TO Brian E. Mitchell & Alicia D. Mitchell: LOTS 1 and 2, in Block 4, Taylor’s Addition to the City of Cherokee; Quit Claim Deed. The City of Cherokee TO The Grave’s Family Trust, Don & Donna Graves: East ½ of the South 10ft. of LOT 5 and the East ½ of LOT 6, Block 2 Garber addition to the City of Cherokee; Quit Claim Deed. Brian E. Mitchell & Alicia d. Mitchell TO Keith Smith & Margaret Smith: The South ½ of LOT 3 and all of LOT 4, in Block 3, Salisbury’s Second Addition to the City of Cherokee; Quit Claim Deed. Lois J. Marshall TO Terry Schwedtfeger &Barabra Schwedtfeger: LOTS 10, 11, and 12, in Block 13, in the Town of Jet; Warranty Deed. Robert E. Kirkpatrick & M. Louise Kirkpatrick TO Mark W. Smith & Cora

L. Smith: The South ½ of LOT 5 and all of LOT 6, in Block 18, in the Town of Byron; Quit Claim Deed. Kenneth D. Marshall & Lois J. Marshall TO Samuel W. Farris & Connie L. Farris: LOTS 10, 11,and 12, in Block 13, in the Town of Jet; Quit Claim Deed. Megan D. Roberts, formerly known as Megan D. Fredrick & Courtney Roberts TO Luke Ream & Sue Ream: LOTS 6, 7,and the South 15 and 1/10th ft. of LOT 8, in Block 2, Aubrey Tatro’s Addition to Cherokee; Warranty Deed. Mortgages Shari Duel TO Quicken Loans INC.: The South ½ of LOT 8, all of LOT 9, and the North ½ of LOT 10, in Block 41, in the Original Town of Carmen; $40,000. Jay D. Jenlink & Stephanie R. Jenlink TO ACB Bank: A tract of land situated in the Southeast ¼ of Section 5, Township 25 North, Range 9 WIM; $120,000. Colinda J. Davis & Nellie S. Hedges & Robert T. Hedges TO The First National Bank of Seiling: All of LOTS 13, 14, 15, and 16, in Block 25, Town of Jet; $46,236.50.

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The annual Aline Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the Aline Senior Center. The center will be open at 5 p.m. for early visitation. All alumni, teachers, school board members and 2014 graduates and their parents are encouraged to attend.

Special recognition will be given to the classes of 1944, 1954, 1964 and 2014. Alumni scholarships will be awarded during the business meeting. The class of 1964 will host. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Table amenities, coffee and tea will be provided.

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April 29, 2014 5:04 p.m. Reckless driver, respondent called in and advised that a young man in a black Tahoe was on everyone’s tail and all over the road on Highway 11, deputy advised. 7:38 p.m. Livestock at large, respondent called and reported black cattle out just north of the locker plant, advised owner. 9:07 p.m. Suspicious person, deputy called in a suspicious vehicle on Highway 64 and County Road 560, drove off when he approached, deputy stopped vehicle, person said they lived down the road. 9:56 p.m. Miscellaneous, respondent called about a person in the road changing a tire on Highway 11 east of fourway, worried person will get hit, was not able to make contact with person, they were already gone. April 30, 2014 9:30 a.m. Livestock in roadway, respondent advised of four cows on Custer and County Road 590, northwest corner gate has been left open, black cows with some white, unable to locate owner. 2:48 p.m. Miscellaneous, respondent advised signs have been stolen at Bryan and County Road 710/720, advised county commissioner. 3:57 p.m. Information, individual with Goltry Fire wanted an Amerilert sent, the railroad had hit the main water line, if there was a structure fire that Jet and Helena would be on back up. 5:33 p.m. Livestock at large, caller advised cattle out at Kiowa Road and

650, called owner. 9:21 p.m. Miscellaneous, lady called about older black loud car racing around, said it was getting old, car parked at bar, deputy made contact with respondent. May 1, 2014 8:10 a.m. Minor accident, respondent advised someone hit his semi in the sale barn parking lot, deputy advised, he took them a white sheet. 11:48 a.m. Minor accident, CPD advised of a semi accident at Lambert Road and Highway 8, non injury, Lambert Road blocked, deputy advised and en route, advised OHP. 12:50 p.m. Minor accident on Dewey between county roads 740 and 750, respondent advised his truck was upside down, he does not want an ambulance, advised deputy and OHP, paged Jet Rescue. 2:46 p.m. Reckless driver, respondent advised of three belly dump trucks driving recklessly, passing in no passing zone, heading south into Cherokee, deputy and OHP advised. 3:32 p.m. Minor accident on Highway 11, deputy advised of truck with trailer off the road into a canola field, deputy advised and en route, deputy advised to put out TTY for truck with gooseneck or boxed in trailer, missing left tire that caused the accident, sent to Woods County and Enid OHP. May 2, 2014 10:55 a.m. Livestock in roadway, respondent advised of a black bull out a half mile north of Aline Road on County Road 690 heading south, advised possible owner, they will check. 12:11 p.m. Domestic disturbance, deputy advised of domestic, he was in Alva, need deputy ASAP, deputy advised and en route, prisoner in custody one white male. 9:48 p.m. Disturbance, individual in Carmen said that his dogs were barking, went outside to see what was there, saw a group of kids, went back inside then heard a loud noise, went back outside and kids denied throwing or hitting something, wanted deputy to come to Carmen, deputy advised and en route, deputy at basketball park with juvenile. May 3, 2014 11:36 a.m. Livestock at large, respondent called about cow with green ear tag out at first curve north of Jet and back east, called possible owner, called

back and said cow went into trees, worried that it will get hit, called possible owner and advised where cow was. 5:18 p.m. Grass fire, police department advised of a grass fire between Nebraska and Texas here in Cherokee, police department advised fire department on scene. May 4, 2014 6:35 a.m. Miscellaneous, respondent called in and reported that a truck driver had run over a “road closed” sign and had a hole in his tank (leaked diesel all down the road), respondent wants to make a report, the truck driver had parked at their site and worked on his truck, location for site is a half-mile north of Major Road, advised county commissioner about the sign. 10:44 a.m. Accident, seriousness unknown, Cherokee Police Department advised of possible accident on County Road 720 and Cotton Road north of Goltry, paged Jet Fire Department to check for accident at County Road 720 and Cotton, caller advised of her name, one vehicle rollover, car on fire and field burning south of Jet, caller advised young children involved, two complaining of hurting and two with head injuries, caller advised her wrist won’t bend, possibly broken, advised Helena EMS, deputy advised following smoke, Jet Fire en route with two rigs and four personnel, deputy advised of six small children involved and they are at the house across from the accident, Helena Ambulance en route, called Cherokee to send ambulance, ambulance to Enid holding child, deputy covering calls. 2:37 p.m. Grass fire, caller advised of grass fire by road east of Aline Cemetery, paged Aline Fire Department, deputy for traffic control. 5:12 p.m. Reckless driver, respondent advised that on County Road 580 north of curve there is a truck stopped in the middle of the road, deputy advised. 8:05 p.m. Civil matter, respondent advised she is at the large fire in Woods County and her child’s father is sending her threatening text saying he is going to take the child because she has abandoned him, she is not to contact them, advised deputy, deputy will meet with Woods County deputy and go to Dacoma, child is home now, deputy explained going to the fire on the fire department is not abandonment.

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Alfalfa County court filings According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be obtained by anyone during regular hours at the Alfalfa County Courthouse. The Alva Review-Courier will not intentionally alter or delete any of this information. If it appears in the courthouse public records, it will appear in this newspaper. Civil Filings Red Stone Resources LLC vs. Mark A. Johnson Heirs: Quiet title ($135.70). Midland Funding LLC vs. Paula K.

Franks: Indebtedness in the amount of $837.54 Small Claims Filings Randy Wagner vs. Kelly Barrett & Jessica Winn Barrett: Indebtedness in the amount $1,650 ($103). Marriage Filings Wesley Wayne Hopkins, age 46, of Jet and Amanda Mae Eckhardt, age 32, of Jet: Marriage license ($50). James Clifford Wescott, age 48, of Burleson and Rebecca Rachelle Halley, age 44, of Cherokee: Marriage ceremony performed by judge ($60). Matthew Scott Wright, age 29, of Cherokee and Jessica Desiree Steel, age 30, of Cherokee: Marriage ceremony

performed by judge ($60). Tony Dwight Gates, age 50, of Amorita and Ashlea Nicole Robinson, age 34, of Amorita: Marriage ceremony performed by judge ($60). Paternity Filings Skylee Glenn Fox vs. Joelle Rebecca Jacobs: Paternity ($135.70). Traffic Filings Mark A. Royse, 46, Cherokee: Transporting open container of beer ($316). The following individuals received a citation for failure to wear seatbelt ($20 fine): Randall Lee Brewer, no age or address listed.

Barber County Sheriff’s Log April 28, 2014 Sharon Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire about 8 miles northwest of Sharon. April 29, 2014 Elwood Township and Union Chapel Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a grass fire about 5 miles southeast of Union Chapel. April 30, 2014 Medicine Lodge Ambulance transported patient from northeast of Isabel to Medicine Lodge Hospital. Hannah Eck, Sharon, driving a 2002 Ford struck a deer on the TriCity Road south of Sharon. Over $1,000 damage, no injury, accident investigated by Deputy McCullough. May 2, 2014 Jody Packard, Kingman, driving a 2006 Pontiac struck a coyote on the Isabel Road about 1 mile north of Curry Lane. Over $1,000 damage,

no injury, accident worked by Dpeuty McCullough. Medicine Lodge Rural Volunteer Fire Department responded to a bale fire about 1 mile north of Medicine Lodge. John Sis, Medicine Lodge, driving a 1998 Chevrolet pickup struck a cow owned by Brandon Wheelock, Medicine Lodge, on U281 south of U160. Over $1,000 damage, no injury, accident investigated by Deputy Small. May 3, 2014 Richard Schwerdtfeger, Medicine Lodge, driving a 2000 Chevrolet pickup struck a pole near the Barber County State Lake. Over $1,000 damage, no injury, accident worked by Deputy McCullough. Medicine Lodge Ambulance transported patient from Main Street to Medicine Lodge Hospital. May 4, 2014


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Medicine Lodge Rural Volunteer Fire Department responded to a hay barn fire southwest of the Barber County Landfill. During the week officers received 11 reports of cattle out, one report of horses out, one report of goats out, performed 14 public assists, and assisted four other agencies. Arrests April 30, 2014 Alejundro A. Leon, Medicine Lodge, W/M, 24. Arrest by MLPD. Charge: criminal trespass. Released April 30 on $1,000 surety bond. May 1, 2014 Ignacio Enriques-Marquez, Wichita, H/M, 38. Arrest by BASO. Charge: Driving while driver’s license expired. Released May 1 on $500 cash bond. May 2, 2014 Jessica A. Miller, Medicine Lodge, W/F, 22. Arrest by BASO. Charge: giving worthless check. Released May 2 on $500 surety bond. Eric S. Traffas, Medicine Lodge, W/M, 38. Arrest by BASO. Charges: DUI 2. Driving while driver’s license suspended. Released May 3 on $1,500 surety bond. May 3, 2014 Richard A. Schwerdtfeger, Medicine Lodge, W/M, 28. Arrest by KHP. Charges: DUI 2. Failure to report accident 3. Leaving scene of accident 4. Driving off roadway.

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Wed Lunch Special-Pan Burritos, Rice, Refried Beans, Strawberry Cake. Thur-BBQ Brisket, Baked BEans, Potato Salad, Coconut Pie. FriChicken Fry, Mashed Potatoes, Employment Gravy, Corn, Roll, Chocolate Cake. Full Menu. Open at 11 Help Wanted a.m. Full Menu Every Day. Carry-Out avail. 580-327-2212 Brandon’s Comfort Solutions is seeking journeymen, HVAC Brian Montenegro personel. Competitive pay, will do custom Canola health benefits. Must submit to drug test & background test. Swathing. 620-262-6145 580-541-8335


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Now taking applications. Come Alva Moose Lodge/Kitchen by 3161 College Blvd. Alva, Help. Apply after 5pm. 580OK. To pick-up application. 748-1561 th 220 ac (m/l) SW of Alva - May 8 Starting pay $10/hour Truck Driver’s Needed Seller: Beulah Lehl Help Wanted Max and Peggy Lancasters - SURFACE ONLY Truck Drivers for Rock and The Southwest Quarter (SW/4) of Section ThirtyTriple F Oilfield Services LLC Grain Hauling within 100 three (33), Township Twenty-six (26) North, Range in Alva is seeking CDL Truck mile radius of Burlington, Fourteen (14) W.I.M., Woods County, Oklahoma. Drivers. Must have 3 years OK. Excellent wages, plenty All Events Are Listed on our Facebook page vacuum truck driving exp. Call of work. Immediate Openings. Auction and the Alva office at 936-590-9706 Call 620-951-4108 Real Estate or 936-572-0603 or pick up app KT’SLLC Help Wanted at 46904 Jefferson Rd RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL 227 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, OK Ebert Construction Co., Help Wanted (580) 327-5151 Office • (580) 430-1985 Kevin County Arena Events Inc., Wamego, KS has an (580) 327-7207 Kaylee Call (580) 596-6594 to schedule events. CDL night Drivers-Humboldt, immediate opening for a CDL KS, Pacer Energies, an affiliate Hazmat Driver & openings of the Nichols Companies has for Experienced Equipment the following open positions Operators. Job site locations are for Drivers at our facility in Hwy 270 S of Seiling, OK and Humboldt, KS. Must have Class on Hwy 64 W of Alva. Request A CDL, clean record, hazmat application at 785-456-2455 & tanker experience. Submit or email@ebertconstruction. PLEASE CALL TODAY & ASK US resume to Hr@nbiservices. com. Pre-Employment Drug ABOUT THE FOLLOWING com. Must include job title/ Screening. Equal Opportunity 1521 Main Street • Waynoka, OK PRODUCTS: job location in the subject line. Employer •5 Gallon Home & Office Delivery Help Wanted •4 Gallon Disposable Bottles Help Wanted The Homestead Retirement •Hot & Cold Water Dispensers •Custom Labeled Water for your Part-Time Financial Secretary Community seeks FT & PT Friday May 16th @ 7 Business or Charity at Alva First United Methdodist cooks, FT housekeeper & Church. Call 580-327-2571 for PT office/activity assistants. McDermott & Associates application Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and retained 526 Flynn St. - Alva, OK 73717 Help Wanted for a period of six months. Alabaster Caverns is hiring Please consider applying even for tour guides and part time if our current openings may not BRIDAL REGISTRY Kory Johnson & Julie Whipple maintenance. If interested call suit your employment needs. or come by park office for an Please call 580-430-3390 or Gifts For All application. Must have a current apply online atwww.smcok. drivers license and be able to com pass a background check. 580Help Wanted All New Toys, Jewelry, 621-3381 Share Convalescent Home Woodwick Candles, Help Wanted seeks FT LPNs or RNs. Tea Towels, Kitchen Tools, Experienced Heavy Equipment Applications are accepted on an Greeting Cards & Operators needed. Dozers, ongoing basis and retained for Many Other Gift Items excavators and off-road a period of six months. Please articulated haul truck drivers. consider applying even is our Experienced oilers and current openings may not suit 724 E. 7TH ST. • HELENA, OK mechanics also needed for CAT your employment needs. Please One block east of Pioneer Rd. (Hwy 58) 580-852-3298 heavy equipment. Call 660- call 580-430-3390 or apply online at 656-9506. EOE


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942 Baker Place. 1 mile E Alva. Thur, Fri, Sat 9am. Like new furniture, sofa, wingback chairs, 2 recliners, end tables, coffee table, queen bed, patio set, lamps, other furniture, lots household & kitchen items, Attic Babydoll collection, Christmas decor, material, too much to list. 580-430-5210

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Come Join Our Team! Now hiring experienced Class A CDL drivers with Tanker Endorsement. Pay starting at $18 to $20/hr, depending on experience. Must have good driving record and current medical card. Benefits include $500 sign on bonus, vacation pay and insurance. Please call 405-3086973 or 405-853-5118 for application Farm Supplies Custom Haying Swathing, raking & round or square baling. Share cropping & transport also available. Tyler Willyard 580-748-1717 Garage Sales Multi-Family Sale Kids toys, Hoyt Compound Bow, furniture, sports equipment & much much more. 63 Ridgway Rd, Alva. Fri 5-7pm. Sat 8am-noon

Garage Sale 402 Church, Alva. Sat 9am-1pm 4 Family Carport Sale 111 Choctaw. Fri 4-7pm. Sat 8am-11. 5x8 trailer, chainsaw, weedeater, laptop, printer, pocket knives, pole saw, predator call, kids books, toys, dresser, table & chairs, too much to list. Garage Sale 1118 Meno. Fri 3-7pm. Sat 8-11am Yard Sale Saturday only. 8am-? Multi-Family, Many New Items. 1733 W. Maple. No Prices Are Set In Stone. Yard Sale 518 Sherman St. 8am-2pm. Toys, kid clothes, books, furniture, baby items, electronics & more Yard Sale Lots & lots of misc, new & used. Sat 8am-2pm. 316 Choctaw Lawn Care Want to Mow? I would like to find someone to mow my yard at least twice a month. 580-3275909. 902 Santa Fe Miscellaneous Crooked Oak The B&B For You! 580-327-3621

Gift Idea for Graduation, Mother’s Day, Weddings. Methodist Cookbook with quality hard cover, loose-leaf that stays open while you cook. Church office at 626 Church St. 580-3272571. $20 Sale John Deere hoodies $15 at Western Equipment. 3126 College Blvd, Alva, OK Annual Plant Sale Petunia Garden Club, Sat., May 10, 8 a.m., Courthouse parking lot. Large selection of perennials, hanging plants & potted plants. Real Estate Normandy Apartments 2 bdrm for rent. 405-659-4199 For Rent RV or Mobile Home Space on City Lot in Waynoka. $120 per month. Call 580334-5350 Nice Apartments Avail Renovated apartment complex has 1bdrm & 2bdrm apartment avail. Appliances, Wireless Internet included. All Bills Paid. New onsite laundry open 24/7. Nice tree shaded courtyard with BBQ/Picnic Area. Onsite manager avail 5 to 7pm for application & to show apartments. Call 580-327-2841 or 580-430-7036. Drop by Aspen Apartments, 602 Hart St. Alva, OK and see the best deal in town





NEW LISTINGS AT 918 Church, 522 Spruce, 717 7th, 401 & 403 East Flynn. Price Reductions on 531 13th & 601 13th & 630 Center. CALL PAT 580-327-4337 OR 580-430-5743, TERRI BROWN 580-829-3164 or Cris CAMPBELL 580-732-0422

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Heritage Manor Bed & Breakfast Historic Victorian Home w/10+/-Ac. 66+/- Ac. – Recreational – Wooded – Livestock - Alfalfa Co., OK AUCTION Thursday - May 29, 2014 - 10:00am Open House Date: Tues., May 20th, 5-7pm Auction Location: From the Jct of U.S. 412 & Hwy 8 just S. of Cleo Springs, 5 mi. N. on Hwy 8, 1 mi. E, & 1/4 mi. N. Tract #1: 10+/- ac w/the historic Heritage Manor Bed & Breakfast * approx. 4,390 sq/ft * 784 sq/ft basement * 500 sq/ft garage * 778 sq/ft porch * 5 bdrm * 3 bath * beautiful Victorian home surrounded by timber * operated for 40 years as a Bed & Breakfast * This property could make a great on-going business or an incredible home. Tract #2: 66+/- ac. of outstanding wildlife/hunting * approx. 48 wooded ac. w/bal. in native grass * portion of ground in CRP. Legal for Entirety: N/2 SW/4 17-23-11 less 4 ac. tract. Minerals: do not sell. Possession: at closing Terms: 10 % down, bal. due at closing. Announcements day of auction take precedence. Personal Property: Books * Antiques inc. Wheelchairs, Shelves, Baby Carriages, Dolls, Typewriters (Too Much To List) * Mannequins * Fine China * Dish Sets * Flatware * & MUCH, MUCH MORE. Adam Martens, Auction Manager, 580-744-0194 * Visit for more info & pics. Seller: Carolyn Rexroat One Grand Center, 201 N. Grand, Suite 600 Enid, Oklahoma 73701 (580) 233-3066 PH # 1-800-375-3773 • FAX # (580) 237-4915 Members of the O. S. A. A. And the N. A. A.

560 +/- Acres - Orienta Area - Major Co., OK Cimarron River Frontage – Cropland - Livestock AUCTION Wednesday - May 21, 2014 - 10:00am Auction Location: Fairview Community Center, 206 E. Broadway, Fairview, Ok Tract #1: 160+/- ac located from U.S. 412 & Hwy 60 at Orienta, 1 1/4 mi West and 1 1/2 mi North to the SE corner of property. There are approx. 107 ac of cropland w/bal. in pasture w/creek. Legal: NE/4 17-22-12 Tract #2: 240 +/- ac located directly North of Tract #1. At this time there appears to be 116 +/- ac of riparian land. There are approx. 38 +/- ac of cropland w/bal in pasture. A mile of Cimarron River Frontage w/wooded pasture creates a recreational haven. Legal: S/2SE/4, Lot 4&5 & riparian land 8-22-12, Lot 1 & riparian land 9-22-12. Tract #3: 160+/- ac located from Tract #1, 1/2 mi. South to the NE corner of the property. There are approx. 134 ac of cropland w/bal. in native pasture. A good piece of ground located just 1/2 mi from U.S. 412. Good fences surround the property. Minerals: Do not Sell Crop: Does not sell Possession: at closing subject to existing lease which expires August 1, 2014. Terms: 10% down, bal. due at closing. Announcements made day of auction take precedence. Can't attend? Register at to bid on-line! Contact Adam Martens, Auction Mgr, (580)744-0194 or visit for more info. Seller: Norman E. & Marilyn Buller Trust One Grand Center, 201 N. Grand, Suite 600 Enid, Oklahoma 73701 (580) 233-3066 PH # 1-800-375-3773 • FAX # (580) 237-4915 Members of the O. S. A. A. And the N. A. A.

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MINERAL AUCTION Thurs. – May 15, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. Online bidding available @ Auction Location: Springhill Suites by Marriott, 5815 KL Drive, Enid, OK 73703 (West of Wal-Mart, West Edge of Enid)Garfield Co.- 1. 5 undivided NMA under Lots 1 & 2 & E/2 NW/4 30-23N-8W, no prod., leased to SandRidge- expires 8/18/14, 3/16 royalty; 2. 10 undivided NMA under Lots 3 & 4 & S/2 NW/4, a/d/a NW/4, 2-24N-8W, no prod., leased to SandRidge – expires 11/13/16, 3/16 royalty; Major Co.- 3. 153.52 NMA under NW/4 15-22N-9W, Held by shut-in well, shut-in royalty $1/acre/year, original lease dated 12/12/89 for 1/6 royalty, Chesapeake Operating, Inc.; 4. Undivided 1/6 of minerals under W/2 5-20N-13W, 53.33 NMA, producing from Challenger #1-5, Noble A #1, Noble #2-5, Noble #3-5, all 640 acre gas spacing, .01043790 royalty, '13 revenue approx. $4,147, Range Production Co. & Vernon E. Faulconer; 5. Undivided 1/6 of minerals under NE/4 6-20N-13W, 26.66 NMA, producing from Katy 2, George 1-6, Wilda 1-6, Charles 1-6, Mae #1-6, Tripp A 02-06, all 640 acre gas spacing, .00550397 royalty, '13 revenue approx. $6,649, Chesapeake Operating, Inc. & XTO Energy Inc.; Alfalfa Co.- 6. Undivided ¼ of minerals under SE/4 9-23N-12W, 40 NMA, production TBA; Woods Co.- 7. 10 undivided NMA under W/2 SW/4 & N/2 25-29N-20W, no prod., leased to SandRidge – expires 4/28/14, 3/16 royalty; 8. 80 undivided NMA under SE/4 22-26N-14W, no prod., appears open for lease, will be offered in 20 ac. tracts w/option to purchase up to 80 ac.; Woodward Co.- 9. 10 undivided NMA under SE/4 16-23N-19W, no prod., appears open for lease; Custer Co.- 10. 40 undivided NMA under SW/4 19-21N17W, Stockton 2-19, appears 640 ac. spacing, .00729575 royalty, '13 Revenue- $765.51, Chesapeake Operating, Inc.; Washita Co.- 11. 16.66667 NMA under NW/4 26-10N-16W, no prod., appears open for lease; 12. 5 undivided NMA under SE/4 10-10N-17W, no prod., leased to Sheperd Royalty, LLC – expires 12/12/14, 3/16 royalty; Kiowa Co.- 13. 20 undivided NMA under NW/4, NE/4, & SE/4 27-6N-14W, no prod., appears open for lease; 14. 40 NMA under N/2 S/2 NE/4 28-7N-15W, no prod., appears open for lease; Greer Co.- 15. 15 undivided NMA under S/2 NW/4 & S/2 NE/4 15-7N-24W, no prod., appears open for lease; Comanche Co.- 16. 30 undivided NMA under SE/4 NE/4 21-2N-13W, no prod., appears open for lease, will be offered in 5 ac. tracts w/option to purchase up to 30 ac. Terms & Conditions: 10% down, bal. due at closing. Buyers will have 15 days to examine county records & satisfy themselves as to title. Closing is to be on or by June 16, 2014. A 10% Buyer's premium will be added to the high bid in the auction to determine the purchase price of each tract. All information is taken from sources believed to be reliable; however, no guarantee is made by the auction company or its employer. Buyers should satisfy themselves as to acreage, production, etc. prior to auction day. Announcements made day of auction take precedence. Log onto for more details, or contact us at 580-233-3066. One Grand Center, 201 N. Grand, Suite 600 Enid, Oklahoma 73701 (580) 233-3066 PH # 1-800-375-3773 • FAX # (580) 237-4915 Members of the O. S. A. A. And the N. A. A.

May 7, 2014 For Rent 927 Barnes. 4-5bdrm. 2bth. Private backyard. Very nice. No Pets. $1500/ mo. Avail May 12. 405-659-5273 Reduced Price $115,000. 1305 Flynn. Schuessler Real Estate. 580-327-0707. For Sale by Owner Located at 206 Maple in Alva. 2,300sqft of living space plus a 2 car garage. Includes a finished basement. Move in ready. 580-430-9084to set up a time to come by For Rent 2 bdrm Luxury Apt. $750. 580-430-6052


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Community Calendar Wednesday 9 a.m. The Woods County Senior Citizens Center, 625 Barnes, Alva, is open for games and other activities. Exercise is scheduled each day at 11 a.m. Transportation provided upon request. Noon Alva Kiwanis Club meets at Champs Restaurant. 2-5 p.m. The Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva is open every day except Monday. For information or arranged tours, call 580-327-2030. 7 p.m. Alva Moose Lodge men’s meeting is held every Wednesday. Thursday 9 a.m. The Woods County Senior Citizens Center, 625 Barnes, Alva, is open for games and other activities. Exercise is scheduled each day at 11 a.m. Transportation provided upon request. Noon Alva Rotary Club meets at Champs Restaurant. 2-5 p.m. The Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva is open every day except Monday. For information or arranged tours, call 580-327-2030.

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3-6 p.m. Food distribution every Thursday, Alva Wesleyan Food Bank, 818 Lane St. 5:30 p.m. Weight Watchers meets every Thursday at College Hill Church of Christ in Alva. 7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 1027 8th (Wesley House) in Alva every Monday and Thursday. Friday 9 a.m. The Woods County Senior Citizens Center, 625 Barnes, Alva, is open for games and other activities. Exercise is scheduled each day at 11 a.m. Transportation provided upon request. 11:30 a.m. Woods County Retired Educators will meet at El Charro in Waynoka. Entertainment will be Spanish dancers. 2-5 p.m. The Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva is open every day except Monday. For information or arranged tours, call 580-327-2030. 7 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meets every Friday at the Senior Citizen Center, 122 1/2 E. Second, Cherokee.


would just shake it off and step up. After about five or six hours of them piling dirt on his back, the mule was able to step triumphantly over the edge of the well and walk out into freedom, all because he chose to shake it off and step up. “So graduates remember this. Sometimes in life, someone is going to throw dirt at you. Sometimes in life, you may fall and stumble into a well. “I’m going to tell you that the outcome when those events occur will be your response to it. You have a decision to make! You can get angry and think life is not fair; you can blame somebody else, or you can choose to shake it off and step up,” said Steele. He turned to the graduates and said, “I’m thinking that by the fact you are here today, you have already chosen that route in life. You’ve stepped up, and are shaking the dirt off. “So even though you had adversity along the way, you have chosen properly and that fruit of that is showing today with this graduation as you step forward in life.”

Ceremony Conclusion Others speaking at the graduation ceremony were Michael Culbreath, the BJCC chaplain who worded an invocation; Warden Janice Melton, who welcomed the visitors and who also introduced members of the local BJCC Advisory Board in attendance: Ed Sutter and Teresa and Lynn Martin. At the conclusion of the event, Superintendent Pam Humphrey offered her encouragement to the graduates. Site Supervisor Greg Lyon introduced honor students Anthony Fraser, Caleb McCabe and William Corliss, who made brief remarks. He also introduced faculty members Susan Schrock, Shirlene Oakes, LaNita Brewer, Barbra Davis, Connie Anton and Tonya Weinhoffer. Bibles were presented to each graduate as a gift from the First Presbyterian Church of Alva. As the graduates made their way through the line, the diplomas were handed out by Pam Humphrey, superintendent of education for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections; Steele and Melton.

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2014 RED JEWELL CHEVY TRAVERSE LTZ FWD: V6, Auto, 2012 WHITE CHEVY CAPTIVE 2LS: 4cyl, Auto, Chrome Wheels, Leather, Roof, DVD, Touch Nav, Loaded, Only 1,000 miles....$39,995 PS, PW, PL, T&C, CD, Local Trade, 28K........................................$16,995 2013 RED CHEVY CAMARO SS2 RS: V8, Auto, Leather, 2011 SILVER BUICK ENCLAVE CXL: v6, auto, leather, AWD, Sunroof, Navigation, Local Trade, 12K.......................................$34,995 Heat Seats, OnStar, XM, 48K.......................................................$27,995 2010 RED CHEVY EQUINOX AW LT: V6, Auto, Touch Screen 2-2013 CHEVY MALIBU: Miles Start at 11K...............................................Prices From $19,995 Nav, PS, PW, PL, OnStar, Local Trade, 93K..................................$14,995 2013 WHITE CHEVY CAPTIVA LTZ: Ebony leather, OnStar, XM, 2010 RED CAMARO SS: V8, Auto, PS, PW, PL, T&C, 20” Wheels, Sunroof, 6800 miles......................................................................$23,995 22K Miles........................................................................................$24,995 2013 MOCHA BUICK LACROSSE PREMIUM II: Leather, Heat 2010 RED CHEVY COLORADO CREW CAB LT2: 5 cyl, Auto, & Cooled Seats, Chrome Wheels, Loaded, GM Company Car, PW, PL, T&C, Z761, 2WD, Bed Cover, 50K, Local Trade...........$18,995 20K...................................................................................................$28,500 2009 SILVER CHEVY EQUINOX SPORT AWD: V6, Auto, 2013 SILVER CHEVY ½ TON CREW CAB LT Z71 4X4: PS, Sunroof, Leather, Heat Seats, New Tires, 96K..........................$11,995 2008 CHEVY ½ TON XCAB LT: 4.8 V8, 2WD, PW, PL, T&C, CD, PW, PL, CD, 1 Owner, Like New, 23K....$31,995 2012 SILVER CHEVY ½T CREWCAB 4X4: 5.3 V8, Auto, PS, 101K................................................................................................$13,995 PW, PL, Chrome, 20” Wheels, Southwest Appearance Pkg, Local 2007 RED CORVETTE 3LT CONV. LS3: V8 Auto P. Top - Chrome Trade, 23K.......................................................................$30,995 Wheels. PS, PW, PL, Touch Nav. Heads Up. Sold It New 1 Owner. 2012 WHITE ¾T HD CREWCAB Z71 4X4: 6.6 Diesel, Allison, 39k.................................................................................................. $33,995 PS, PW, PL, Z71 Appearance Pkg, Local Trade, 25K................$43,995 2007 WHITE CHEVY ½ TON REG CAB SHORT BED Z71 2012 BROWN CHEVY ¾ TON HD CREW CAB LT Z71 4X4: 4X4: 5.3 V8, Auto, PW, PL, T&C, CD, Local Trade, 107K.........$13,995 6.6 Diesel, 6sp Allison, PS, PW, PL, 20” Wheels, Local Trade, Z71 2009 SILVER CHEVY ½ TON X-CAB 4X2 LT: 5.3 V8, Auto, PS, Appearance Pkg, 47K.................................................................$41,995 PW, PL, T&C, Local Trade, 66K.....................................................$18,995 2012 BLACK CADILLAC PERFORMANCE LUXURY 2007 GRAY CHEVY CREW CAB LS: V8, Auto, PW, PL, T&C, CD, PACKAGE CTS AWD: 3.6, V6, Auto, Roof, Leather, Loaded, Tow Pkg, 80K...................................................................$14,995 12K...................................................................................................$38,995 2007 SILVER CHEVY ½ TON CREW CAB LT 2WD: 5.3 V8, 2012 SILVER BUICK REGAL: 4DR, 4 Cyl, Auto, Sunroof, Heated Auto, PS, PW, PL, Tow Pkg, Sliding Bed Cover, 82K................$16,995 Leather Seats, PW, PL, Pwr Seat, XM, OnStar, 23K.................$19,995

B U I C K Call Steve or Kraig at 620-886-5622 or 800-464-2693 Medicine Lodge, Kansas


Ron Dellenbaugh & his son, Guston, offer many services. From Seamless Guttering, Coating & Sealing, Rebuilding Structures, to Painting & Siding and Windows.



Proudly Serving Alva & All of NW Oklahoma Since 1976

We can make your OLD barn, look NEW again!


CONSTRUCTION “One call & we’ll do it all!” Now constructing sliding doors & offering installation of 6” guttering on barns.

NEWSGRAM 620 Choctaw Alva, OK 73717

Nash, Oklahoma • (580) 554-9722 • Call For An Appointment For Your Personal Estimate

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