34th Street in Woodward to Close as Road Project Begins

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Woodward City Manager Alan Riffel announced Wednesday that through traffic on 34th street will be shut down starting Monday, August 13, as construction begins on a bridge crossing for Experiment Lake. It is the first phase of the two-mile road project between Oklahoma Avenue and Hank’s Trail, which is scheduled to be completed in 12Continue Reading

Mooreland Man Charged After Stealing, Crashing Car in Woodward

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A man from Mooreland is facing two felonies after crashing an alleged stolen vehicle Monday afternoon. Billy Wayne, 28, was charged with larceny of an automobile and possession of a stolen vehicle in Woodward County District Court Tuesday. Wayne allegedly stole his grandmother’s 1990 Cadillac from the Mooreland before crashing the vehicle along Williams Ave.Continue Reading

Scott Pruitt Resigns from EPA

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President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Thursday that he has accepted a resignation letter from former Oklahoma Attorney General and embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt. I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will alwaysContinue Reading

Leedey’s Shoaf Hired as Shattuck Girls Basketball Coach

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According to OK Prep Nation, Leedey baseball coach Bryan Shoaf will become the new girls basketball coach at Shattuck and will take a principal position. #OKPrepStory: Head Coach Bryan Shoaf @LeedeyBisonSpor is leaving to become Principal & Girls Basketball Coach @ShattuckSports. All the best wishes to @Bryan_Shoaf: Great guy! pic.twitter.com/tcoKsPTJOw — OK PREP NATION (@OKPrepScores)Continue Reading

Suspect in Custody after Fatal Shooting in Woodward

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Authorities late Wednesday night said a suspect is in custody after a shooting early Wednesday morning in Woodward. Woodward Police, along with the OSBI, OBN and FBI spent the day investigating the shooting death of 22 year-old Justin Lout at 703 2nd Street. Police said the shooting took place between 3:45 a.m. and 4 a.m.Continue Reading

FEMA Approves Oklahoma’s Disaster Assistance for April Wildfires

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In a press release from her office, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state’s request for disaster assistance for five counties impacted by wildfires that occurred April 11-20. The approval means federal funding is available to assist municipalities, counties and rural electricContinue Reading

Woodward hires new boys basketball coach

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Woodward Public Schools went outside Oklahoma to find it’s next boys high school basketball coach, and it took them to West Virginia. On Monday night, the school board approved the hiring of Jeff Williamson. Williamson, who hails from Logan, West Virginia, has an extensive background as a high school head coach and assistant coach atContinue Reading