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

Scott Pruitt Resigns from EPA

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President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Thursday that he has accepted a resignation letter from former Oklahoma Attorney General and embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt. I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will alwaysContinue Reading

Beaver Co. Man Named to State Board of Agriculture

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In a press release Monday, Governor Mary Fallin appointed Britt Hilton to the State Board of Agriculture. Hilton, of Gate, owns and manages a cow-calf and stocker operation. He will serve the remaining term of Joe Mayer, who passed away in May. Hilton will serve on the board immediately. Final confirmation isContinue Reading