PERRY - Coltyn Semmel scored 26 points and Kaleb Key and Jack McClung 10 each to lead the Boomers to a 70-66 win over No. 3 (Class 3A) Perry Tuesday night.


Woodward County Commissioners were addressed by Daughters of the American Revolution Woodward Chapter Regent Roberta Chance Tuesday morning about a George Washington Tree in the courthouse lawn.

Holly Wiley has made it her mission to keep local dogs warm this winter with homemade coats.


Cattle producers looking to maximize the efficiency of their operations should register now to attend one of two Chisholm Trail Beef Improvement Conference events set for Feb. 20 in Lawton and Feb. 21 in Fairview.

Woodward 4th Judicial District CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has a new volunteer coordinator. Kaitlyn Woodard will serve as coordinator for Woodward County

Nearly five years after the Legislature authorized the Oklahoma Election Board to launch an online voter registration system, the work remains unfinished.

ALTUS - Woodward's basketball teams suffered through a tough night here Friday dropping both games to the Bulldogs.

The executive director of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust praised a new federal law that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 while also calling for more to be done to protect youth from a lifetime of nicotine addiction. 

Woodward Public Library’s next Meet the Author Luncheon is scheduled for noon on Thursday Feb. 13 at the Woodward Conference Center.

State Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, is inviting citizens to a special town hall meeting in Fort Supply. The meeting will be held Jan. 22 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Fort Supply High School Cafeteria, 302 Reservation Road, and is specifically to discuss concerns about the William S. Key Cor…

The Woodward City Commission will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a regularly scheduled meeting, facing a brief agenda. City offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Knit Wits were working on and showing off their recent creations at the Woodward Public Library on Thursday morning. Among the work were some colorful tubes covered in buttons, ribbons, zippers and bobbles. These amazing fabrications are called Fidget Sleeves.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial.

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A pretrial date was set for Royce Eugene Denton Thursday morning in Woodward County District Court for the 2018 murder of Justin Lout.


As state and federal public health officials continue to see an increase in flu-associated hospitalizations and deaths, the Woodward County Health Department reminds the public that it’s not too late to get a flu shot, which is available at no out-of-pocket cost to recipients.


OKLAHOMA CITY — A Democratic lawmaker said Wednesday she wants to remove the barriers for homeless youth living outside the state’s foster care system.

A house of worship may only have minutes to respond to an active shooter. Developing a high-quality emergency operations plan for each church to adapt to their specific needs is one way to prepare for a possible incident.


As is true with most Oklahoma weather, the forecast over the next couple of days is a bit of a toss up.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approve House prosecutors for only the third impeachment trial in American history.


2-day dental clinic is ❝designed to meet the oral health needs of dental patients of all ages by providing free dental care to as many adults and children as time, volunteers and supplies will allow.❞ Volunteers are needed. Patients are advised to expect it to take up to 8 hours to complete the process. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for patients at no cost.

Enrollment is open to Woodward area residents for free Adult Education classes. Anyone age 16 and over is welcome.

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The Woodward Board of Education approved a bond package Monday evening to appear on the ballot in April this year.

Woodward's boys pulled away from Elk City for the final time over the last two minutes of the game for a 75-60 win in high school basketball action at Boomer Fieldhouse Tuesday night.

Are you looking for new ways to save time this new year? Social Security offers many of its services online by signing up for a secure my Social Security account.

The Oklahoma Blood Institute is continuing their celebration of National Blood Donor Month with a few more upcoming blood drives.

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Natural disasters are definitely on the rise. According to QuoteWizard analysis of FEMA data, disasters nationally increased a whooping 165 percent from 2000 through 2017 as compared to the time period of 1980 through 1999.


Chuba Hubbard is back for one more year.

The Thunder could easily have decided Saturday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers was all about shooting and the chances of a shooting disparity like that happening again are slim and none.

The Woodward Education Association is getting ready for the 2020 Teddy Bear Toss. This will be the third year in a row the association has held the event to collect “Boo-Hoo Buddies” for children at Alliance Health Woodward.


Risk management is not always an exciting topic for farmers and ranchers to consider but it can play an important part in the operation’s survival if an accident occurs.


“The first and foremost thing, your number one line of defense when it comes to self-defense is your situational awareness. Knowing where you're at. Not putting yourself in a position where you could be attacked,” Mixed Martial Arts Instructor and Woodward Fire Marshal Michael Wickware said.

This Week's Circulars


75, Coach/Teacher, died Jan. 17. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday, January 25th, Seiling High School Auditorium (Redinger Funeral Home, Seiling).

Shanna Lynn (Fleener) Seyler, 37, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Alliance Health Woodward. Shanna was born October 9, 1982 in Greensburg, Kansas the daughter of J.Wynn and Diana Lynn (Crawford) Fleener. She was a 2001 graduate of Greensburg High School and attended Ka…

84, Mooreland resident died Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Woodward. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2020 in the Mooreland Cemetery. For full obituary see

63 year old Shattuck, OK resident passed January 18, 2020. Services will be Tuesday January 21, 2020 at 10:00 am at Shaw Funeral Home Chapel, Shattuck, OK. Cremation rites will follow service.

Imogene Marston, 70 year old Woodward resident, died Monday, January 13, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. Read full obituary at