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Basketball roundup | Local News

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

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 ...

MaKenzie Miller crowned Miss Woodward | Community

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

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 ...

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.

WHS Alumni Association looking for classmates | News

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Service members, veterans in for special night at Boomer Stadium

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

School supply distribution scheduled at Early Childhood Center

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

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.

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.

Billings wins Miss Oklahoma Teen USA crown in Shawnee

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

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.

For one night only, 'Scissortail' | News

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

Primp for Prom on March 8-9 | News

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of Social Work and Woodward High School Key Club are sponsoring “Primp for Prom” events Thursday, ...

Rocky and Mary Jane Simmons named Woodward's Citizens of the Year

Rocky and Mary Jane Simmons, owners of Simmons Machine Works, are the Woodward Citizens of the Year for 2018.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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; ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Area hospital taking a look forward: Officials study several options to help deal with financial stress

Harper County Community Hospital (HCCH) in Buffalo is taking a proactive approach to facing financial pressure. Hospital officials are looking at several options ...

Miss Woodward Pageant Saturday | News

The annual Miss Woodward Pageant is set for 7 p.m. Saturday in the Woodward High School Auditorium.

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.

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.

Community Cafe focus on child abuse prevention | News

On Monday, a group of community members gathered for a sensing and brainstorming session on how to prevent child abuse. The program is called ...

Graduation Sunday for Class of 2016 | News

On Sunday at 3 p.m. Woodward High School seniors, Class of 2016 will walk across the stage in the Woodward High School Gym in celebration of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Basketball season tips off for Boomers | News

Woodward opens the 2017-2018 basketball season tonight in Clinton's Tornado Dome.

New manager Chris Woodward shares bond with Rangers fans  KABC-TV

New Texas manager Chris Woodward, former Dodgers third base coach, said the sting of losing a second World Series helps him understand 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.

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, ...

David Bohlen named NWOSU homecoming parade marshal | News  Enid News & Eagle

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

State Fair's annual art competition pumps $6500 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Reunions close out a summer to remember  Toledo Blade

SUMMER, which ended Saturday, brought people together, and fall is full steam ahead. REUNIONS were plentiful with people and history. Among the reunions .

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 ...

Edgy Hubbard Hopes To Come Off Big Rookie Finish

All Sam Hubbard needs is one sack Sunday in Cleveland (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) to become just the fifth Bengal to grab at least seven in his rookie ...

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 ...

news/deaths/2016/06/14/Former-NFL-defensive-lineman-Bryan-Robinson-a-1993-Woodward-High-School-graduate-died-Saturday-He-was-41/stories/20160614089 /  Toledo Blade

MILWAUKEE — Former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson, a 1993 Woodward High School graduate, died Saturday. He was 41. Robinson was found at a ...

Musical education gets young minds in tune  Toledo Blade

As a sixth-grader with no musical training who was joining a school band, La'Precious Simon announced in jest that she wanted to play the double bass, what ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Boomers face homecoming test from Owls | News

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

"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."

PHOTO GALLERY: Toledo's Joe E. Brown Park rededicated  Toledo Blade

The Joe E. Brown Park is officially open for fun. The city celebrated the park's official dedicated Saturday with food, performances by the Scott High ...

Miller named new Hoptown basketball coach | Sports  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

After being named the interim coach May 1, Larry Miller's interim tag was removed Thursday making him the boys' basketball coach at Hopkinsville High School.

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.

Devre Newby wins Miss Woodward Pageant | News

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

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.

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 ...

Jesse Jackson to visit Toledo in response to ongoing racial hate at GM plant  Toledo Blade

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson will visit Toledo on Tuesday to discuss complaints of ongoing racial harassment and bullying at General Motors Toledo ...

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 ...

'Home for Christmas': 'American Idol' runner-up Clark Beckham returns to his mother's Oklahoma hometown for a benefit show

Beckham will be the headliner for “Home for Christmas,” a Dec. 16 benefit show for the Woodward Arts & Theatre Council. All proceeds from the concert will help ...

Community achievements lauded  Toledo Blade

LADIES Cocktails and Conversation to honor congressman Marcy Kaptur was in the riverfront home of Sara Jane DeHoff with co-host Rita Mansour. Miss Kaptur ...

Woodward High grad Bryan Robinson remembered  Toledo Blade

Former NFL defensive lineman and Woodward High graduate Bryan Robinson, who was known throughout his 14-year career as a fun and hard-working ...

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 ...

Police respond to North Toledo shooting | Toledo Blade  Toledo Blade

Police responded to a North Toledo gas station after a man was shot Thursday afternoon. Officers responded at about 2:15 p.m. to the American Petroleum ...

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 ...

Restaurant Inspections: 11/26  Toledo Blade

Recently released inspection reports of Lucas County food-*service* operations. No violations: Ya Halla, 2124 W. Alexis, inspected Oct. 25. Advertisement.

FFA holding holiday fundraiser | News

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

A round of applause for these 2018 charitable events  Toledo Blade

IN the world of 2018 charity events and the volunteers and supporters who make them successful, were golf and tennis events, walks and runs, celebrity wait ...

Woodward focused on next game, not streak  Toledo Blade

Nobody wanted to talk about it. 53 games. 53 losses. When Woodward opened the football season Friday night against Cardinal Stitch at Clay, it had been a ...

Data Shows Minority Students in MCPS More Likely To Be Disciplined, Behind Academically

New data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows black and Hispanic students in Montgomery County schools are, on average, more than three ...

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 ...

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 ...

local/education/2012/10/01/Woodward-raising-funds-to-give-mascot-a-face-lift-1/stories/20120928150 /  Toledo Blade

When it comes to saving polar bears, this is a decidedly less taxing, or dangerous, case. Woodward High School and its alumni are raising funds to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Local men facing felony charges of conspiracy | Local News

A former Woodward law enforcement officer has been arrested for and charged with insurance fraud.

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 ...

Student in custody after threats against Washington Local schools  Toledo Blade

A suspect identifying himself as “B Shooter 15” posted threatening messages on social media Thursday, which led to the closing of three Washington Local ...

TPS studies intruder response  Toledo Blade

Things sounded normal in the Woodward High School art classroom, with jokes and idle banter mixed into plans for the rest of the day. Then a frantic ...

Woodward student to be certified as adult, face murder charge in weekend slaying  Toledo Blade

A 17-year-old Toledo boy will be certified as an adult to face a murder charge in Lucas County Common Pleas Court. Shonta Jones, Jr., was arraigned today ...

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 ...

Michigan boy arrested for making threats against Whiteford High School  Toledo Blade

OTTAWA LAKE, Mich. — A 14-year-old boy who attends Whiteford High School was arrested for making terroristic threats toward a school, Monroe County ...

Around Town: Summer offers time to reunite for Churchill's  Toledo Blade

SO what did you do on your summer vacation? This is the last day of summer. It's a standard question asked of students when they return to school, but it's ...

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