The Woodward News

Local News

August 28, 2012

New vehicle for Mutual Fire Department

Woodward, Okla. — The Mutual Fire Department will soon add a new Chevrolet to its equipment inventory.

Acting on a recommendation from County Fire Chief Steve Day, Woodward County Commissioners voted Monday to approve the purchase of a 2013 Chevrolet 1-ton cab and chassis from Irwin Auto in the amount of $25,439.  The pickup will be converted for use as a fire truck.

County commissioners also took action Monday to dispose of some junked equipment from the county assessor's office.

"It was a camera they used in the field that they no longer use," County Clerk Charolett Waggoner said.

No one appeared at a public hearing held during Monday's county commission meeting to protesters a proposed annexation to the Quinlan Rural Water District No. 1.

The proposed annexation would allow 2 property owners in Major County to take advantage of water service from the rural water district in eastern Woodward County.

Now that a public hearing has been held, county commissioners will vote on the annexation at next week's meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m.  County offices will be closed Monday in honor of the Labor Day holiday.

Under new business, county commissioners discussed the need to remodel the 2nd floor bathrooms at the Woodward County Courthouse.

"The women's bathroom really needs to have something done to it," Vernie Matt said.

There was no action taken on this, but the commissioners will be looking for quotes in the near future.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Commission hears communications presentation

    Woodward County Commissioners heard an informative report from Pioneer Telephone Special Projects and Engineering Manager JR Ools regarding new and emerging communications technologies being made available in the region.

    April 15, 2014

  • Extension Service important to state

    Recia Garcia remembers.
    She remembers how the lives of those she met through 4-H and through her work as a 30-year veteran with the OSU Extension Service changed her in ways she still sees today.

    April 15, 2014

  • Legislation targeting Okla. judiciary stirs debate

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For the first time since a bribery scandal rocked Oklahoma's Supreme Court 50 years ago, state lawmakers are considering tinkering with the way Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges are selected.

    April 13, 2014

  • Filing period brings some area races

    There will be a few races on the June 24 primary ballot and the November general election ballot in Northwest Oklahoma counties.
    The three-day filing period ended on Friday.

    April 13, 2014

  • walkerweb.jpg Walker promoted to Captain

    Stan Walker's father Samuel Walker was an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officer from 1942 to 1946 before taking on another career in energy where he spent the rest of his working days in Northwest Oklahoma.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reports, hires on agenda

    Woodward Board of Education members will take up a number of routine items as well as hire some teachers for the early childhood center at their meeting on Monday.

    April 13, 2014

  • Area school calendars

    School calendars April 14-19

    April 13, 2014

  • Red Cross recognizes local volunteer

    When Karen Daily, Red Cross volunteer and owner of Western Medical & Drug, gets up in the morning, it is with the purpose and understanding that she may need to offer some of her time to her community.

    April 13, 2014

  • Plant sale to start April 16 at HPTC

    Skills USA, part of High Plains Technical Center's Service Career program, is having a plant sale this week.

    April 13, 2014

  • Governor points to successes

    One day after filing to run for a second term as Oklahoma's leader, Governor Mary Fallin made a quick stop in Woodward Thursday morning, while on her way to appear at a special event in Guymon.

    April 11, 2014

Business Marquee
AP Video
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks