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  • Fight over state standards raises questions about qualifications

    OKLAHOMA CITY — With a simple flourish of Gov. Mary Fallin’s pen last month, Common Core was no more. Taking shape in the void has been a pitched battle over who will control the educational standards that replace it.

    July 15, 2014

  • Wild Horse adoption set July 25, 26

    The first Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in Woodward since 2009 is scheduled July 25 and 26 at the Crystal Beach Stadium.

    July 15, 2014

  • It's Rodeo Week

    There are big events and there are Big events.
    Then, you have the BIG event.
    It's year 84 for the Woodward Elks Rodeo, one of the major summer stops along the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Circuit.

    July 13, 2014

  • Board to fill several teaching vacancies

    Items on the Woodward Board of Education agenda each month are typically listed by letters of the alphabet.
    For the July 14 meeting virtually all the letters are in use as board members will go through a lengthy agenda on Monday. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. in the videoconference room at the administration building, 1023 10th St.

    July 13, 2014

  • literacyweb.jpg ESL classes continue to grow

    When Cambodian born Kuneth Ly (pronounced Lee) came to live in Oklahoma with her American born husband, she didn’t know any English at all and she certainly never thought she would wind up living in Woodward as a business owner.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Plane flips near Laverne football field

    A man piloting his 2014 Beechcraft from Hays, Kan. to Amarillo, Texas ran out of fuel and ditched the plane in a field just about 200 yards north of the Laverne High School Football field, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

    July 11, 2014

  • Surplus equipment program restored

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The military will continue sending millions of dollars in surplus equipment to rural fire departments, though with new conditions that one Oklahoma official says could make the process more complicated.

    July 10, 2014

  • Three injured in vehicle accidents

    Separate single vehicle accidents on Wednesday left three people hospitalized.

    July 10, 2014

  • Elderly woman accused of killing 89-year-old husband

    TONAWANDA, N.Y. — An 83-year-old woman, described as "a loose cannon" by her landlord, has been arrested in this Buffalo suburb for beating her 89-year-old husband to death.

    July 9, 2014

  • Back 2 School Bash set

    To help make going back to school a little easier on parents and a little more fun for the kids, Living Word Fellowship and the Woodward Area Coalition will once again be hosting their annual Back 2 School Family Fun Bash.

    July 9, 2014