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'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.

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.

Basketball roundup | Local News

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

School board to hold special meeting; bids farewell to Mail Wagon

Woodward County Board of Education School District I-1 met Monday evening for a regularly scheduled meeting. The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by a Fifth ...

MaKenzie Miller crowned Miss Woodward | Community

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

Education Foundation delivers grants to teachers | News

The Woodward Education Foundation Grant Committee visited several local schools Friday morning to hand out Grants to Teachers and Staff Development ...

Unspoken headlines annual Pregnancy Center benefit concert | Community

Being a parent is hard work and frustrating at times, but the joy our children bring us is unmatched. God feels the same way about each one of us. So.

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 ...

Traffic to change at Cedar Heights | News

As students return from winter break, parents should be aware of a traffic change by Cedar Heights Elementary School.

Reverse Raffle offers chance to win money, help After Prom Party

If you didn't win the MegaMillions or Powerball, don't lose hope. You'll have another chance to win big and benefit local high school students.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Basketball roundup: Oil Center Classic scores | Local News

Thursday' s games at Boomer Fieldhouse. Girls. Shattuck 60 - Sharon-Mutual 24. Sharon-Mutual - Destiny Gardner 8, Alexus Mullins 7, Megan Spray 5, Abbie ...

Two permits on agenda for county meeting | Local News

Woodward County Commissioners agenda has been posted for the regularly scheduled meeting Monday, April 8 at 10 a.m..

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.

The sports desk: District play starts with key games

High school football gets a little more serious this week with the start of district action for most classes.

85th Woodward District Livestock Show opens this week

After 85 years, the Woodward District Junior Livestock show is still going strong with 1619 entries featuring about 1000 exhibitors, according to Show ...

Woodward schools start new nutrition program | News

Woodward Public School students can expect changes to their daily school menus starting Sept. 19.

Texas man facing four felony charges | Local News

A man from Perryton, Texas, is facing four felony charges in Woodward.

Boomer softball team earns return trip to state tournament

DUNCAN - It took an extra game, but the Woodward Boomers are back in the Class 5A state softball tournament.

Service members, veterans in for special night at Boomer Stadium

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

Area sports briefs | Local News

Softball pairings. District assignments for area schools. Class A. (host school listed first). District 1 - Arnett, Waynoka, Timberlake, Buffalo. District 2 - Leedey ...

Woodward District Livestock Show results | News

Results from the barrow show at the Woodward District Livestock Show being held at the Woodward County Event Center. Berkshire. Class 1 - 1, Aspen ...

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 annual event, hosted by the Woodward News and ...

Anadarko sweeps conference games against Boomers | Local News

Anadarko came away from Boomer Fieldhouse Friday night with a sweep of a Western Conference basketball doubleheader.

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.

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.

State to hold annual Trash-Off | News

It's spring cleaning time and Oklahoma is getting ready for the 31st annual Trash-Off to help keep Oklahoma beautiful.

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.

Woodward District Court Briefs: Woman charged in alleged stabbing

Note: This story was updated at 5:30 p.m.. Woman charged in stabbing. A Woodward woman was charged Monday in Woodward County District Court after an ...

Billings wins Miss Oklahoma Teen USA crown in Shawnee

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

Woodward senior center update | Community

By Kathryn Fanning. Senior Center Director. We have all kinds of activities planned at the Senior Center for August. Thursday, Aug. 2, is going to be our game ...

Ice skating coming to Thunder Court | News

During the regular city commission meeting on Monday, Woodward City Manager Alan Riffel announced plans to feature a skating rink at Crystal Beach Park for ...

City commission updates several ordinances | News

Woodward City Commissioners met Tuesday evening at City Hall.

School bond issues come up short | News

Two bond issues proposed by the Woodward School District came up well short of passage on Tuesday night while one in Sharon-Mutual lost by a wide margin.

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 ...

Lady Dawgs National Championship Dreams Dashed in Double Overtime

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After Lubbock Christian hit a three-pointer to force the first double overtime National Championship game in NCAA Division II history, ...

Police, OSBI investigating fatal shooting in Woodward | News

Woodward police officers and Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating the fatal shooting Wednesday morning of a Woodward man.

White Trash Pasture Party set for 9th year

One of the late summer's more popular and growing events will take place in Ellis County this weekend.

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 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.

Woodward hosting Red Carpet Country Tourism Conference | News

Each year Red Carpet Country sponsors its Annual Tourism Conference, which is aimed at rolling out services and training for businesses and attractions in the ...

OU men's basketball: No. 9 Oklahoma falls to top seed Virginia in Round of 32

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Towels were draped and covered most of the heads of Oklahoma's 2018-19 group as they processed the end of their March Madness run.

Mooreland man facing two felony charges | Local News

By Sarah Nishimuta. Staff Writer. A Mooreland man is facing felony charges after a car crash involving an alleged stolen vehicle Monday afternoon in Woodward.

State retirees could see cost-of-living increase

OKLAHOMA CITY — With complaints mounting among retirees, lawmakers are considering if the state's public pension systems are finally healthy enough to ...

Wendy Oates named Woodward's Teacher of the Year

Highland Park Elementary Teacher Wendy Oates is Woodward's 2018 Teacher of the Year.

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 ...

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 ...

Unemployment rate down in every county | News

The unemployment rate was down in all 77 Oklahoma counties in July according to numbers released his week by the Oklahoma Employment Security ...

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 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 ...

Monster trucks, Spiderman coming to Woodward on Saturday

Monster trucks and a superhero are coming to Crystal Beach Stadium on Saturday night.

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; ...

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 ...

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 ...

Redcedar growth affects water cycle | News

Spring brings promises of returning warmth, new life and the annual green-up. With this, the contrast between the brown winter landscape and the evergreen ...

Woodward moving to Class 5A | News

Woodward High School appears set to move into Class 5A for the 2015-2016 school year.

Laverne board approves hires, other items | Local News

Town of Laverne and Laverne Public Works Authority (LPWA) regular monthly meeting was Monday evening, lasting about six hours.

Man sentenced in manslaughter case | News

Tyler James Rea, 32, was sentenced in Harper County on Thursday after he was found guilty in a first degree manslaughter case back in July.

OU football: Oklahoma to wear decal honoring 125th football season

Oklahoma football will celebrate its 125th football season with a commemorative logo that will be displayed on the back of the 2019 team's helmets and on Owen ...

Enid Brewing Co. opens its bar, brewery on North Independence

Enid Brewing Co. officially opened Friday evening, bringing a brewery and craft beer bar to Enid.

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.

Elks Rodeo makes move to June | Community

Unlike many things that got their start in 1929, the “tuffest of 'em all” Woodward Elks Rodeo is still around. But it's even getting better.

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.

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.

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.

Moreland awaits new hearing | News

In 1994, 16-year-old Donnino Moreland shot and killed his mother and father in the living room of their Enid home.

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 ...

Trash Poster Calendar contest underway | Community

Kick off the new year with the new 2019 Trash Poster Calendar. The calendar is available to the public for free while supplies last.

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.

Protesting bill to ban youth tackle football | Don't Miss This

BOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Woodward hosting high school rodeo finals | News

For the first time ever, the 2015 Oklahoma High School Rodeo State Finals, slated to begin Wednesday morning, will include an event for any child, whether they ...

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 ...

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 ...

Industrial Foundation holds annual meeting | News

The Woodward Industrial Foundation held its annual meeting Thursday evening at the Conference Center featuring special guest Julie Knutson, president and ...

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 ...

Local man facing abuse charges | News

A Woodward man is facing felony charges involving sexual abuse and child abuse.

Local man indicted on federal gun charges | News

A Woodward man already facing a litany of charges in Woodward District Court is now under a federal indictment.

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 ...

Woodward County Toy Giveaway set for Dec. 14 | Community

The Woodward County Toy Giveaway has impacted hundreds of children since its inception in 1981 bringing holiday cheer and gifts to those who might ...

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, ...

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.

May Country Store a true community gathering place

After a week of fires, May firefighters needed a chance to sit down with each other and think about something other than fighting fires and some of the trauma ...

Full schedule set for Fourth of July | News

The Woodward Convention and Visitors Bureau is gearing up for an event packed Fourth of July at Crystal Beach Park.

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 ...

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 ...

Elks show support for fire departments | News

Elks Rodeo Committee members have been hard at work gearing up for its first rodeo event to be held in June instead of July.

Alva man killed in wreck | Local News

An Alva man died in a two-vehicle accident in Woods County Thursday afternoon.

Man dies in vehicle-pedestrian accident | News

A Woodward man died from injuries received when he was hit by a pickup Saturday night, said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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