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Sharon-Mutual bond issue vote July 9 | News

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the July 9 Special Election for Sharon-Mutual Schools, Woodward County Election Board Secretary Carol Carrell said.

WHS graduate named principal | News

The Woodward Board of Education met Monday afternoon in special session to approve the hiring of the new Woodward High School Principal Ron Sunderland.

'Shrek the Musical' coming to Woodward High School

An ogre and a dragon will be in Woodward next week.

Rachel Beck named Woodward's Teacher of the Year

Making her way to the stage to the sound of thunderous applause, Rachel Beck was all smiles as she accepted the 2019 Woodward Teacher of the Year Award.

Woodward rises above and makes choral history  Toledo Blade

Seventy-eight Woodward High School students are embarking on a journey to the Ohio Music Education Association's state competition, an event that school ...

Basketball roundup | Local News

Woodward High School will celebrate basketball homecoming on Friday, Feb. 8.

Paul McMillan IV, recently offered by Xavier basketball, will attend Woodward High School

One of Greater Cincinnati's top basketball talents has a new home. Paul McMillan IV, an incoming sophomore, will enroll at Woodward High School for the ...

MaKenzie Miller crowned Miss Woodward | Community

MaKenzie Miller was the winner of the 2019 Miss Woodward Pageant held Saturday night in the school auditorium.

WHS coach moving to Shattuck | Sports

Woodward head football coach Craig Hixon was hired Tuesday as a teacher and coach in the Shattuck School District.

Scholarship planned to honor late classmate | Community

A group from Woodward High School's Class of 1995 is working to put together a scholarship to honor their late friend and classmate Amber Fawn Wooton-Clark ...

WHS Alumni Association looking for classmates | News

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

Love wins DAR essay contest | Local News

Brayden Love of Woodward won the overall DAR Good Citizens scholarship/essay contest for the Woodward DAR chapter and also the Frontier District ...

Guymon Public Schools announces hiring of new superintendent

Guymon Public Schools has announced that Angela Rhoades was named the new superintendent at Monday night's board meeting. According to School Board ...

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.

Woodward High School offering Teach Oklahoma class | News

When tough-guy Woodward football player and wrestler Shane DeLong found out about a new elective course offered designed to steer him into a possible ...

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 ...

Livestock show season picking up steam | News

The sounds and smell of the farm and ranch come closer to town this time of year in the form of livestock shows. 4-H and FFA exhibitors will be hauling.

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 ...

Education meeting will be in Bixby  Tulsa Beacon

In July, the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) will bring its fourth annual EngageOK on the Road summer education conference to five high ...

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.

Guymon Public Schools new superintendent announced  Guymondailyherald

The Guymon Public Schools Board of Education made the final decision tonight on hiring a new superintendent to take over in the 2019-2020 school year.

Service members, veterans in for special night at Boomer Stadium

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

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 ...

Billings wins Miss Oklahoma Teen USA crown in Shawnee

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

Rodeo Week arrives Monday: Elks Rodeo starts 89th year

Woodward Elks Rodeo, edition No. 89, opens its week long-run Monday.

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 ...

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.

Annual contracts on school board agenda | News |

The Woodward Board of Education is preparing for the upcoming school year, renewing a number of annual contracts and agreements on the agenda for a ...

Girls basketball opens Classic Bowl events | Local News

WOODWARD - Results from Tuesday's Classic Bowl Girls basketball games held at Boomer Fieldhouse.

Logan named principal at WHS | News

In a short press conference on the steps of the School Administration Building Monday, Woodward Superintendent Kyle Reynolds announced his decision to ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Woodward tabbed as City League favorites  Toledo Blade

Woodward Coach: Robert Garber, third year 2017 record: 5-5 overall, 4-1 City League Top players: Seniors Dominique McClain, 6-foot-0, 190 pounds, QB-S; ...

Woodward expected to surge to the top of the City League  Toledo Blade

Woodward coach Robert Garber thinks in order for the Polar Bears to end a 27-year title drought and live up to preseason expectations, they must stay ...

Xavier offers CMAC player of the year, Paul McMillan IV

Xavier extended a scholarship offer to Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference's player of the year Paul McMillan IV on Sunday.

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 ...

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 ...

Storms hit area | News

Heavy thunderstorms hit the Woodward area on Friday night.

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 ...

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.

Police honored at first awards banquet | News

A Woodward Police Officer was honored Thursday night with the Officer of the Year award, along with several of his brothers in arms at the first of its kind ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Soft lockdown ends at Cedar Heights; police still searching for suspect

By Rachael Van Horn. Staff Writer. Woodward Police continued their search Wednesday afternoon for a man who bolted when he was approached by a police ...

Oklahoma school districts schedule Election Day holiday  2 Works For You -

At least seven Oklahoma public school districts plan to make Election Day a holiday this year to encourage teachers and staff to vote.

Inductees chosen for second Wagoner Athletic Hall of Fame  Tulsa World

The bar was raised pretty high for talent inducted into the first Wagoner High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018.

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 ...

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.

"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."

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 ...

School additions quite popular: Ceremony highlights middle school improvements

By Rachael Van Horn. Staff Writer. Community members, parents and students gathered on Friday to celebrate an open house and ribbon cutting at the newly ...

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.

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.

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, ...

Albert "Ab" Owen Whitlow  Tulsa World

Albert (Ab) Owen Whitlow, loving son, brother, father, and grandfather, passed from this life on April 29, 2019 at the age of 69. Ab (or Abby as he was fondly ...

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 ...

Man finds career underwater | News

Shane Norwood graduated from Woodward High School in 2003. Since then he's been underwater. Not in debt. Just really...underwater.

Enid doctor opens new by-membership primary care clinic  Enid News & Eagle

From time at the gym to internet and phone plans, Americans pay for lots of services with direct-pay memberships. That model is growing as a way to pay for ...

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.

Investigation continues into stabbing | News

An inmate at William S. Key Correctional Facility in Fort Supply was found stabbed Thursday around 9 p.m., officials said.

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 ...

Officials get update on juvenile facility | News

Woodward County Commissioners performed their yearly tour and update regarding the Northwest Oklahoma Juvenile Detention Center Tuesday.

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 ...

FFA holding holiday fundraiser | News

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

Toledoans still affected by decades of discriminatory lending practices  Toledo Blade

The pile of rubble from the demolished home on Pontiac Street is barely an eyesore for this community teetering on poverty. Every block is a grim reminder ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Presidential trivia: Test your knowledge of US chief executives with this quiz - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

By BOB LEITH. For The Tribune. The United States has had three national governments, each one presided over by a “president.” The Second Continental ...

Luke Kennard highlights AP All-Ohio teams announced tonight

Franklin senior guard Luke Kennard was named the Associated Press Division II state player of the year tonight. Kennard, a Duke signee, finished with 2,977 ...

Lucas County Republicans elect Mark Wagoner, Jr., as new chairman  Toledo Blade

For the first time in a decade, the Lucas County Republican Party has a new chairman. The party's central committee Saturday evening elected Toledo lawyer ...

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.

See the 100 Oklahoma students named All-State by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence  Tulsa World

Jones High School. Abbott serves as president of the school choir and the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center STEM class. Through STEM, he ...

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 ...

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 ...

Duane R. Abbajay (1933-2017)  Toledo Blade

Duane R. Abbajay, 84, who brought world-famous musicians to downtown Toledo and whose Country Palace became a tourist magnet after its mention in a hit .

Michael Roos retires from the NFL  The Spokesman Review

Michael Roos, the former Eastern Washington offensive lineman and namesake of Roos Field at EWU, is retiring from the NFL.

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 ...

Thunder rolls along with new faces  Toledo Blade

Coming off an undefeated and championship season, the Toledo Thunder football team might be even more explosive offensively and stingy defensively this ...

Ohio city to continue water ban  Phys.Org

Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed ...

Woman hired as firefighter in '84 broke barriers  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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