Woodward breaks ground on new HOPE Center

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Woodward’s best came together Thursday to unveil the new location of the Hope Center on 810 Santa Fe Street. “This is to get the city of Woodward and the surrounding cities to recognize this is happening”, Executive Director of the center, Lance Osborne said. “For them to come alongside of us as a community andContinue Reading

OEA Unveils Proposed Revenue Plan to Prevent Teacher Walkout

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The Oklahoma Education Association announced a proposed $905.7 million revenue package Friday morning that would provide a pay raise for teachers. The OEA has called for a statewide teacher walkout April 2 if lawmakers cannot fund the first across-the-board pay raise since 2008. The group is calling it the “Together We’re Stronger” plan. $177 millionContinue Reading

Woodward Police Arrest Suspect in Thursday Shooting

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[FROM THE WOODWARD NEWS] The Woodward Police Department made an arrest Friday morning after a shooting occurred Thursday night around 9 p.m. in 1700 block of 12th street. Officers arrested Harrison Williams, 20, on charges of assault and battery with a deadly weapon, according to Assistant Police Chief Billy Parker. The victim has been identifiedContinue Reading

Woodward’s Jay Laird Continues Football Career at SWOSU

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On Wednesday morning, Woodward cornerback Jay Laird signed his letter of intent on National Signing Day to play football at Southwestern Oklahoma State University under first year head coach Chet Pobolish. Hear what Laird and Woodward head football coach Craig Hixon had to say about Wednesday’s signing. JAY LAIRD WOODWARD HEAD FOOTBALL COACH CRAIG HIXON