The Woodward News


  • 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

  • Woodward grad’s movie to premiere June 15

    Bryan Dick found his passion for screenwriting when he was a freshman at Woodward High School.

    June 5, 2013

  • lucasweb.jpg Veteran educators retiring

    Horace Mann Elementary will soon be bidding a fond farewell to 3 longtime educators.
    A retirement reception for 4th grade teacher Cindy Brown and 3rd grade teacher Cheryl Lucas will be held at the school on May 16 at 3:45 p.m.  A second reception will be held on May 21, also at 3:45 p.m., for Principal Debbie Harrington.

    May 12, 2013 3 Photos

  • Wildlife photography a passion for Wilberforce

    The art gallery at the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum is currently featuring the wildlife photography of Dick Wilberforce of Canadian, Texas.

    April 28, 2013

  • Local students earn automotive honors

    Two Woodward High School seniors recently earned top 3 honors in a state automotive skills competition.

    April 27, 2013

  • ‘We’re off to see the Wizard’ starting Thursday

    OnStage Woodward invites the public to join in a journey down the yellow brick road as the community theater group prepares for 8 upcoming performances of the acclaimed musical "The Wizard of Oz."

    April 10, 2013