Woodward County Newswire

Woodward County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Woodward County, OK.

Results 1 - 20 of 67 in Woodward County, OK

  1. Fredrick F. (Buck) OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... F. (Buck) Owens, 86, passed away July 24, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. Born Jan. 4, 1930, in Woodward County, Okla., he was the son of Fred Oliver and Velda Hawkins Owens. On Dec. 12, 1961, he married Annabelle McKennan in Woodward, Okla. ...

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  2. Three dead in weekend crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | NewsOK.com

    ... Oklahoma City police Lt. Taylor Dinh said. About 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Oliver was driving a pickup south on a Woodward County road, about two miles west of Woodward. He failed to stop at a stop sign at State Highway 15 and struck a westbound pickup ...

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  3. Highway Patrol: 2 dead in Woodward County crashRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | KSWO

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the accident happened early Saturday on State Highway 15 as 67-year-old Woodward resident Phillip Oliver was driving his pickup on a county road. The patrol said Oliver failed to stop at a stop sign, causing his pickup to strike a truck that was pulling a horse trailer, causing the trailer to separate from the truck.

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  4. Oklahoma news briefs for July 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NewsOK.com

    ... through Sunday. For more information, call (918) 287-1208. The Woodward Elks Rodeo starts Wednesday at the Woodward County Fairgrounds and continues through Saturday. Events include bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, calf roping, saddle ...

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  5. 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Woodward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 5:30 a.m. Its epicenter was located 11 miles east, northeast of Mooreland, 21 miles east, northeast of Woodward, and 63 miles west of Enid.

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  6. Athletes in UCO Endeavor Games inspire Bethany hospital patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... Among the visiting athletes was former patient Laramie Darden. Darden was injured in a car accident in Woodward County in 2014 and spent eight months at the hospital working on multiple therapies, including physical, speech and occupational therapy. ...

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  7. Court says lawsuit against Oklahoma jailers can proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Fox 23

    ... to your specific geographic area. WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) i 1 2i 1 2i 1 2 A federal appeals court says two Woodward County jailers must face a lawsuit filed after a man in custody was beaten by other inmates who had threatened him. Jennifer Collison ...

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  8. Jailers are not immune from lawsuit, appeals court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    An appeals court decided Thursday that two Oklahoma jailers have to face a lawsuit stemming from a beating at the Woodward County jail of a man who was in custody. Judges of the Denver-based court stated that the jailers, Jennifer Collison and Jeremy Cannon, may have been recklessly negligent.

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  9. Mannford Man Escapes From Western Oklahoma PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... missing from the William Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply Saturday night. Fort Supply is located in Woodward County. Bryant was serving a four-year sentence for a 2015 conviction out of Creek County. DOC records show he has had numerous ...

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  10. Tornado Touches Down In Woodward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A tornado warning was issued about 7:50 p.m. in Woodward County and was extended until 9:15 p.m. A tornado warning was shortly after 8:55 p.m. issued for Ellis County until 9:30 p.m. 4:40 p.m. Storms forming ahead of the dryline in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles are moving east toward Oklahoma. The chance for storms remains greater in western Oklahoma and lessens quite a bit as you move east.

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  11. Tornado Touches Down In Southeastern Woodward CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    News 9 stormtracker Marty Logan first spotted the twister just after 6 p.m. It was the first official touchdown of a tornado in Oklahoma, on a day that has been heavily warned to produce severe and possibly damaging weather. The tornado dropped in a rural area in southeastern Woodard County, just to the east of the town of Sharon, Okla.

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  12. Updates on wildfires in Woodward and Canadian countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    According to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry air attack planes flew over the fire, known as the 350 Complex, today to monitor hot spots but no aerial suppression was needed. Departments from Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas have assisted crews from Woodward and Mooreland, and Texas crews still remain in place for further assistance. 1 comment

  13. Wildfire in northwest Oklahoma now 70 percent containedRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The fire being called the 350 Complex Fire has burned about 90 square miles since Tuesday. Investigators believe the fire was started by arcing power lines that touched the dry ground because of gusting winds.

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  14. First dog cafe in U.S. opens in CARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... less and occupy less volume on a rocket than standard structures. A wildfire is burning out of control in Woodward County, Oklahoma, Tuesday afternoon. Storm trackers captured the fire on camera, while providing assistance to a Woods County road ...

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  15. Dying winds stall northwest Oklahoma wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... Anderson said, but officials on Friday morning had assessed only about a third of the burn area for damage. Woodward County Emergency Management reported Northwestern Electric Cooperative sustained more than $300,000 in damage affecting 125 power ...

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  16. Wildfire growth slows in northwest Oklahoma as wind faltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | KRON 4

    ... Anderson said, but officials on Friday morning had assessed only about a third of the burn area for damage. Woodward County Emergency Management reported Northwestern Electric Cooperative sustained more than $300,000 in damage affecting 125 power ...

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  17. Wildfire spares Oklahoma town, plant but still not containedRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    ... heat exhaustion. Regional orders to evacuate the Oklahoma town of Freedom and about 100 square miles nearby Woodward County were allowed to expire Tuesday night after the fire's northeastern front stalled on the west bank of the Cimarron River, ...

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  18. The Latest: Fatigued firefighters assess damage in OklahomaRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | KHGI

    Firefighters are assessing damage as they work to contain a wildfire that has burned nearly 90 square miles in northwest Oklahoma. Woodward Fire Department Chief Steve Day said Thursday that firefighters are battling fatigue after local departments that are barely free from suppressing last month's large wildfire in Oklahoma and Kansas work day and night to control this week's fire in Woodward County.

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  19. Firefighters hope to contain Oklahoma blaze as winds subsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... from suppressing last month's large wildfire in Oklahoma and Kansas work day and night to control the one in Woodward County, fire chief Steve Day said. The county's emergency management director, Matt Lehenbauer, said officials were still trying to ...

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  20. Area firefighters helping with wildfiresRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Several Bryan County fire departments and also Bryan County EMS are helping in the fight against a massive wildfire in Woodward County as part of a wildland fire strike team from the county. Durant Fire Chief Roger Joines said that Durant, Bokchito, Caddo, Calera, Colbert and Lakewood fire departments have sent crews to help with the fire in northwestern Oklahoma.

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