Woodward Plans for Ice Rink at Crystal Beach Park

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Crystal Beach Park will be lit with millions of lights during “Crystal Christmas” later this year, but a new attraction is coming to the park during the holiday season. Earlier this week, Woodward City Manager Alan Riffel announced plans for an ice rink to be installed on the Thunder basketball court. It will be openContinue Reading

State Election Board Warns of Phone Scam

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The Oklahoma State Election Board is warning residents of a potential phone scam when it comes to voter registration. State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax says there have been reports of people getting phone calls in which the person on the other line offers to register them over the phone. Registering over the phone isContinue Reading

New Alcohol Laws Go Into Effect in Oklahoma

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It has been nearly 23 months since Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved a state question to change the state’s alcohol laws. On Monday, grocery and convenience stores, once restricted to selling beer with only 3.2 percent alcohol by volume, were finally allowed to sell full-strength beer and wine with the implementation of State Question 792. TheContinue Reading


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Check out the new video for Cory Morrow’s latest song, the title track for his upcoming Whiskey and Pride album. The video was shot at Dale Watson’s Ginny’s Little Longhorn in Austin  

Woodward County Free Fair Opens Tuesday

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The Woodward County Free Fair is getting underway at the Woodward County Events Center and will run until Sunday, Aug. 26. The horse show will kick off the fair Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. Here is the full schedule of events.

Military Plane Crashes Near Mutual. Pilot Conscious

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3pm: Crews are on the scene where a military aircraft crashed near County Road 223 and Highway 51 near Mutual. The Woodward News reported it was a T-38 aircraft. According to Woodward County Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer, they received a report that the pilot ejected before the plane went down. Vance Air Force BaseContinue Reading

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