The Woodward News


  • Nix celebrating 99 years

    It was a time when summers were white, cotton curtains waving hello in open windows and children’s bicycle tires chewed paved roads that led to grassy bottomed swimming holes.

    July 21, 2013

  • Local women gain gun knowledge

    What is the safe and proper way to hold a pistol?
    That was one of the questions on the mind of women who attended licensed Fire Arms Instructor Calvin Nelson's conceal and carry certification course this past weekend.

    July 18, 2013

  • Woodward grad making mark as tattoo artist

    When Joey Hamilton was about to graduate from Woodward High School some 27 years ago, the best course of action, he thought then, was to enlist into the U.S. Air Force.

    July 14, 2013

  • talonweb.jpg Woodward boy gets AmTryke

    A rare disease hasn't slowed little Talon Waibel down.  Especially not now that he's got some new wheels.

    July 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • Service provides warm meals, fellowship

    A hot meal with a side of care.
    That's what the volunteers with Panhandle Nutrition Service (PNS) deliver when they take meals to the homebound in Woodward.

    July 7, 2013

  • Area auctioneer wins world title

    Dustin Focht sits tall in his auction block and chants a rhythmic melody, on which the 43-year-old has built a new kind of life for the last 13 years.

    July 2, 2013

  • Infrared camera can help with safety

    Ever since Spencer Albracht can remember, he has been taking things apart, curious about just what made them work.
    "Back then, when I was a kid, I mostly couldn’t get them put back together,” Albracht joked.

    June 16, 2013

  • Celebrating with American Cancer Society

    Teams at this year's Relay for Life in Woodward had a party.
    A birthday party that is, as they celebrated the 100th anniversary of the American Cancer Society (ACS).  They also celebrated how ACS seeks to help all cancer patients celebrate more birthdays.
    So during Friday night's Relay birthday party, the guests of honor were, as they are every year, the many local cancer survivors.
    The News visited with just a few of these brave battlers who shared stories about their individual journeys to overcome cancer.

    June 16, 2013

  • Patterson preparing for national contest

    She wants to be the rodeo queen who makes time for people and remembers where she came from.

    June 14, 2013

  • Jones has ‘impressionistic’ style

    It may sound strange, but for Caleb Jones, art is all about disconnecting and connecting.

    June 12, 2013