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Woodward High School second semester honor roll | Local News

Woodward High School Second Semester. Superintendent's. 12th grade. Alexis Armstrong, Sydnie Balcer, Kalie Barker, Treyla Bence, Sarah Billings, Jennifer ...

Christmas programs coming up at local, area schools

Christmas is in the air. The children are getting excited. They have been practicing and are ready (or almost ready) to perform for friends and families in the ...

Columnist helps choose state winner of VFW oral essay contest

Why My Vote Matters. It's an ironic essay topic for high school students, who mostly aren't old enough to vote. But that's the theme for this year's Voice of ...

Graduation Sunday for Woodward High School | News

A short walk across the stage and the turn of a tassel will mark the beginning of adulthood for the Class of 2018 Sunday afternoon.

School relaunching bond issue | Community

On Tuesday this week, one day after the regularly scheduled meeting, Woodward School Board members gathered in an approved special session to ...

Several events on tap for alumni, students | News

Woodward's homecoming activities kick off today at the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum and continue through Saturday night at the high school.

WHS Alumni Association looking for classmates | News

It's that time again. Woodward High School alumni are already making plans for homecoming and reunions.

Teacher of the Year announcement, reception at high school

Woodward's 2018 Teacher of the Year will be unveiled today in a ceremony at Woodward High School.

Fall Follies return on Oct. 30 | News

The Woodward Education Foundation is gearing up for its Annual Fall Follies event scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m. in the Woodward High School ...

School district sets salary scales | News

The Woodward Board of Education met on Monday evening and passed a series of budget revisions aimed at providing teachers not only the raises recently ...

School supply distribution scheduled at Early Childhood Center

School supplies and backpacks are being made available to Woodward Public School students at no charge.

Service members, veterans in for special night at Boomer Stadium

The Freedom Football game and Military Appreciation night is coming up next week.

The life-changing phone call: Discovery of a genetic disease and finding a donor through Facebook

Editor's Note: Elise Solloway is a correspondent for the Woodward News. She recently received a kidney transplant after fighting a genetic kidney disease.

For one night only, 'Scissortail' | News

A tale of loss, grief, and recovery is coming to Woodward for one night only.

Mock wreck; real emotion: WHS students take part in Mock Accident program

Does that mean I am dead?” It was a question Chris Irvin asked on Wednesday at his own mock funeral afternoon after being “killed” in a tragic car accident.

Billings wins Miss Oklahoma Teen USA crown in Shawnee

Abigail Billings, a senior at Woodward High School, is Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2019.

Fire Department fills full-time, volunteer slots | News

Woodward Fire Chief Todd Finley announced recently the department's decision to hire three new full-time and two new volunteer firefighters for Woodward and ...

Athletics and bond issue headline board of education meeting

In a meeting with standing room only, members of the Woodward Board of Education heard from a spokesman for a group of people who say they are ...

Woodward High School honor roll | News

Woodward High School. First quarter. Superintendent's. Seniors. Joan Alvarez, Mikayla Aquino, Peyton Baggs, Nyomi Elizabeth Barrick-Wommack, Shayln Borth ...

Release party set for Panhandle Dirt Band album

Excitement is in the air for a band releasing its first album composed of original music. Five local musicians and vocalists make up Panhandle Dirt Band.

Woodward cheerleaders earn awards in national competition | Community

When the Boomers qualified for the Cheerleading State Championships the last few years, they started becoming known for their complex acrobatics and lifts.

Woodward High Schools Students visit Northwestern for 'Teach Oklahoma' course

Northwestern Oklahoma State University played host to eight Woodward High School students recently for the high school's “Teach Oklahoma” course.

Timeless: Jeweler follows father's passion | News

No one knows why, but after Stan Mead returned from his duty as an M.P. in India and Pakistan during World War II, he developed a fondness for the minute.

Bomb squad brought in to check out threat at Woodward High School

At 4 p.m. on Wednesday the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad continued their sweep of Woodward High School after a late morning phone call to the high ...

School, food bank work to combat hunger issues

Woodward High School has teamed up with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to open a new school pantry to assist hungry students and some monetary ...

Edison AD says canceled game 'seriously unfortunate'  Sandusky Register

MILAN — Edison athletic director Tom Jeffrey went to the Chargers' junior varsity football game on Saturday and spent most of his time fielding questions from ...

Planning well underway for fun After-Prom Party

Planning is well underway for Woodward's After-Prom Party, which turns 25 this April.

Leah Barby named Woodward's Citizen of the Year

A long-time civic leader and local oilfield executive is Woodward's Citizen of the Year for 2017.

Winter storm headed this way | News

The ever-changing forecast for this weekend's exciting weather appears to be dependent on one factor - the temperature.

Investigation continuing: Incident affected students in number of ways

A juvenile female who allegedly phoned in a bomb threat to Woodward High School around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday has allegedly confessed to the crime, ...

Two youths appear in court for threats, assault  Toledo Blade

Two teenagers accused of making threats against or at area schools appeared Wednesday in Lucas County Juvenile Court. Miriam Dabbs, 17, a student at ...

Oklahoma School Districts Schedule Election Day Holiday  U.S. News & World Report

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least seven Oklahoma public school districts plan to make Election Day a holiday this year to encourage teachers and staff to vote.

What an act! | Local News

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Woodward High School's Competitive One-Act Play class is headed to state competition.

Several Oklahoma school districts plan Election Day holiday

At least seven Oklahoma public school districts, including the state's two largest, have scheduled an off day for Nov. 6 in order to encourage teachers and staff to ...

Hixon named WHS head football coach | News

Woodward has a new high school football coach. The announcement was made at Monday night's school board meeting that Craig Hixon would assume the ...

Curt Terry named Woodward's police chief | News

Woodward native Curt Terry, a 27-year veteran of law enforcement, was introduced as the police chief for the City of Woodward on Monday night.

Oklahoma officials seek to revoke license of Woodward teacher

A Woodward English teacher accused of inappropriate conduct with a male student challenged the loss of her teaching license at a revocation hearing Friday.

NWOSU students start assignments in area schools | Local News  Enid News & Eagle

With the new school year recently starting, Northwestern Oklahoma State University student teachers recently began their assignments in area schools.

Special Series: Looking For Logan Tucker

Looking for Logan Tucker,” a multi-part series about the murder case of a 6-year-old boy in Woodward County, Okla., whose body was never found, was pieced ...

Local, area sports briefs | News

Local, area sports briefs. Boomers host Knights. Woodward's boys open the Class 5A soccer playoffs on their home field tonight as the Northwest Classen ...

Students earn honors at Southwestern meet | News

Nine Woodward High School students won awards during the 103rd Annual Southwestern Interscholastic Meet (SWIM) held on the campus of Southwestern ...

'Primp for Prom' accepting dress donations for high school students  Enid News & Eagle

Primp for Prom,” an annual event for northwest Oklahoma high school students, is accepting prom dress donations.

Former bank president charged in federal court | News

A man who was recently tentatively hired to coach Woodward High School's baseball team was charged on Tuesday with conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Miss Woodward 2016 contestants compete for the title Saturday

The Miss Woodward Pageant is making its return with ten contestants competing for the title of Miss Woodward 2016. The pageant will be held this Saturday at ...

Earl G. & Patricia J. Richter  Salina Post

Patricia “Pat” Jane Richter, 83, of Stockton, KS, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Arbor House Assisted Living in Midwest City, OK.

Mary Jane Graham  The Marlow Review

Lindsay: Mary Jane Graham, 74, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Lindsay. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, November 8, 2018, ...

Education Foundation delivers fall grants | News

Several Woodward teachers were honored on Wednesday by the Woodward Education Foundation when its president Robyn Price and a member delivered ...

"You're Hired!" - Woodward native's limo service takes Trump to State Fair

About 10 years ago, Tyson Heltzen auditioned for Donald Trump's famous show "The Apprentice."

State Fair's annual art competition pumps $6,500 into Oklahoma classrooms

Most fairgoers are familiar with the sight of colorful student artwork at the Oklahoma State Fair, but many do not realize the ways the exhibition is impacting ...

Feds arrest Oklahoma high school student who bought guns, talked of hiding bodies

WOODWARD — Moving swiftly in the wake of the Colorado theater shooting, federal authorities have arrested a high school senior after a taxi driver reported he ...

Charles Sojka's last flight | News

As long as Candice Sojka Clark can remember, her father, Woodward native Charles K. Sojka, was a pilot and probably spent more time in the air than ...

Bob Brumley was a McAlester basketball legend

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: •Bob Brumley, 94, of McAlester. A legendary basketball coach who guided ...

Boomers face homecoming test from Owls | News

Woodward puts a pair of winning streaks on the line in Western Conference basketball against Elgin tonight.

David Bohlen named NWOSU homecoming parade marshal  Enid News & Eagle

ALVA — Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently announced David Bohlen as marshal for the annual NWOSU homecoming parade.

WHS grad brings documentary home | News

A graduate of Woodward High School (1984), Tim Rundel is returning to his hometown this week to premiere his documentary film, "Brother Valentine" during ...

Classic Bowl XXIII kicks off Tuesday | Local News

A annual tradition in Woodward is the 101 Classic Bowl that honors the "best and brightest" high school seniors from the tri-state area.

Balloon found in Minnesota | News

A group at Woodward High School took the idea of a message in a bottle to a new and completely different level.

FFA holding holiday fundraiser | News

The Woodward FFA is holding a Christmas fruit and smoked meat fundraiser through Nov. 12.

Woodward former police detective charged with evidence theft

A former Woodward police detective was charged Thursday with repeatedly stealing methamphetamine from the police department's evidence room to support ...

Devre Newby wins Miss Woodward Pageant | News

Devre Newby won the Miss Woodward Pageant held Saturday night at the high school.

Oklahoma Teachers, State Employees Walk Out Over Lack of Funding  KGOU

Debra Davis, a teacher from Northwest Classen High School in Oklahoma City, talks with teachers and students during Monday's walkout. Joe Wertz ...

6 Things You Didn't Know About News On 6's Julia Benbrook  News On 6

Julia Benbrook is on the scene, on the story reporting from the Alert Desk on 6 In The Morning every weekday.

K-101 Classic Bowl teams announced  Guymon Daily Herald

The 2014 K-101 Classic Bowl football game is set for May 31 at Boomer Stadium on the campus of Woodward High School. Three Texas County players were ...

Classic Bowl all-star girls' basketball game is a great leadoff for the week -  OklahomaSports.Net

The Woodward girls basketball team reached the top of the Class 5A basketball world in Oklahoma this season. Now the town of Woodward and Woodward ...

Enid soccer splits at Woodward | Local Sports  Enid News & Eagle

WOODWARD — It was a split decision for Enid soccer Tuesday that ended with the Plainsmen still searching for their first win, but with the Pacers picking up ...

TCU's Chad Glasgow was 'tougher than a boot' at OSU

Chad Glasgow was a three-year letterman for OSU football in the early 1990s. But it's not like Glasgow was a prominent member of the Cowboy team. I ran an ...

Youth Leadership Oklahoma Class 17 gaduates announced

Forty-nine high school seniors from across the state graduated from Youth Leadership Oklahoma's Class 17 on June 9 at the Oklahoma History Center in ...

Reverend Dr. Robert Dwight Pierson  Tulsa World

Reverend Dr. Robert Dwight Pierson was born in Woodward, Oklahoma in 1936 and passed away on December 14, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He served as a ...

Oklahomans dot Big 12 coaching staffs

Texas' Derek Warehime isn't the only Oklahoman making an impact in Big 12 coaching.

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Marines call off search for missing buddy in Alaska wilderness  Theadanews

WOODWARD — A search in the Alaska wilderness in which an Oklahoma man participated with his Marine Corps battle buddies to find their brother in arms has ...

RIP Former WCIN-AM DJ Everett Cork  WVXU

Everett Cork, who revived the R&B sound of old WCIN-AM with his Classic Vibes online radio station, died Sunday. The Kennedy Heights.

Many Oklahoma students start college taking remedial classes

Four out of every 10 college-bound Oklahoma high school graduates are required to take at least one remedial class, officials say.

Dee-1's "Sallie Mae Back" Song Led To A Full College Tour  Vibe

Dee-1 is on a mission to get kids to go to college and Sallie Mae is partnering with him to help.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

Sheriff's reserve unit logs thousands of volunteer hours  Toledo Blade

As the weather warms, residents are again heading outside for events across Lucas County. Whether it's Barefoot at the Beach, Ridin' Late in County 48, or ...

Bowsher, Rogers are top contenders  Toledo Blade

It goes without saying that the City League football ranks have taken on a drastically different look with the departure of the five former members who ...

32nd annual Lagrange Street Polish Festival promises polka, pierogi, plentiful fun  Toledo Blade

You've got less than a week to whet your appetite. Polish food and beer will abound again at the 32nd annual Lagrange Street Polish Festival next weekend. ...

Another murder swept aside in Toledo steals a life, a dream  Toledo Blade

This column by Jeff Gerritt, The Blade's deputy editorial page editor, is one in a series of occasional editorials and columns on violence in the Toledo ...

local/2015/03/04/Neo-Nazis-plan-return-to-Toledo-for-demonstration/stories/20150304066 /  Toledo Blade

The National Socialist Movement has scheduled an April 18 return to Toledo, nearly a decade after a planned rally ignited rioting in the city. The neo-Nazi ...

Woman hired as firefighter in '84 broke barriers | Toledo  Toledo Blade

Kathy Mayer doesn't see herself as someone who makes waves, let alone someone who makes history. Friends describe her as modest, a woman who hates ...

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