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Freedom United Methodist Church news

June 25 was the third Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Bringing in the Light of Christ Announcements Happy Birthday sung to Ronna Wilson Call to Worship led by Shir...

 

Lynn Says

Someone sent me this list of things that comedian Jeff Foxworthy reportedly said about Oklahoma. I'm a little skeptical that Foxworthy authored this since it could apply to several midwestern and...

 

Menus for week of June 26–30

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – BBQ beef on a bun, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, pudding Tuesday – Chicken enchilada casserole, salad with tomato, ranch beans, tortilla chips, peach cobbler Wednesday – Goulash, candied carrots,...

 

Peace by Piece Quilt Guild

The May 2 meeting of the Peace by Piece Quilt Guild was called to order by President Patty Barker. Following the business meeting, Doris White was introduced as guest speaker. She brought her collection of antique and unusual thimbles and gave a...

 

Little Orphan Annie at ACT I Theatre

Thirty nine young actors will take center stage at ACT I Theatre on June 28, 29 and 30 in a musical theatre adaptation of one of the world's best-loved comic strips, "Little Orphan Annie." Adapted...

 

The next best thing to camp is vacation Bible school

Jaylyn and company made it back safely from the Bible Baptist Church Camp out in the Panhandle at Black Mesa. Several young people were saved, with the only downside being one girl broke her arm. The...

 
 By Paul Cole    Community    June 23, 2017

A fun-loving dad

Dads are remarkable. They love their children for who they are but always challenge them to do their best. Dads realize they face an impossible task. They admit it from the start, but they willingly take on the blessings of fatherhood to nurture...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 

Spiritually Speaking

For years, I was the family king when it came to Bible Trivia. We had a board game, complete with “difficult” and “easy” categories. I reigned undefeated through several tournaments and against all comers. Then my wife wanted to play. I don...

 

Auto service

When Nicki says the car is making a different noise, I know to follow up. Her diagnostic skills have proven correct every time and with her superior hearing acuity, it’s often something I haven’t...

 

Random Thoughts

For a while back in the day, I listened to country music. One of my favorite groups was The Kendalls, who were unique because they were a father-daughter duo. Many of the songs they recorded were...

 

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To June 22: Cari Parks, Dani Winn, Tanner Wagner, Marvin Woodall June 23: Terry Welty, Billy Beer, Darwan Tolle, Earnest Tolle, Trista Wilson June 24: Bobbie Powers, Rhonda Bradt, Loyd Boham June 26: Sharon Harper, Francis Koehn,...

 

Letter to the Editor

I just now finished reading Sunday's (Alva Review-Courier) story about the Alva tourism committee agenda. When I got to the last paragraph, I instantly was struck by a lot of questions and history memories. At my age sometimes 'instantly' means...

 

Lynn Says

Back when I was getting my psychology degree from Northwestern, a portion of a course dealt with accepting the doctrine of logical consequences. This line of thought can be applied to virtually all...

 

Do you want to learn more about the DAR?

Are you a woman who is interested in historic preservation, education and patriotism? Do you want to make a difference in our community? Can you prove your descent from a patriot of the American Revolution? Do you want to join other women who share...

 

Menus for the week of June19–23

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Pot pie, tossed salad, biscuit, fruit whip Tuesday – Hamburger stew, pickled beets, crackers, apple torte with whipped topping Wednesday – Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed...

 

Xi Gamma Nu June 2017 meeting

Xi Gamma Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met June 8 in the home of Verlinda Otte with Marideth George serving as co-hostess and Barbara Case providing the lesson. Seventeen members were present. Friendship sent cards to Preceptor Beta Eta members...

 

Fundraiser for a family to get a diabetic-alert dog

Paige Springer is a 6 and a half year old who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 3. In Type 1 diabetes, the body’s immune system attacks part of its own pancreas. Doctors are not sure why this happens, but the immune system...

 

Father's day is today

I hope all the participating fathers have a great day. All you that should be but aren't fathers, think about what you are missing and step up to the plate. I got some popcorn for the loafers and me...

 

YOLO reexamined

If you spend any time around Millennials, you have probably heard the term YOLO. For a man who has eased passed the half century mark, YOLO sounds like gibberish. For those of you that have not yet been introduced to the term, it means You Only Live...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Real scholars scare me. “Type A” people intimidate me. I’m not a type A. I’m more of a type C-minus. However, the Lord has blessed me with a lot of neat opportunities to teach and some of those type A scholars have come in quite handy at...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 

Spy stuff

Teddy Ruxpin – the best-selling toy of 1985-1986 – was an animated, interactive Teddy Bear that used a cassette tape to talk and move. That was later replaced by a digital cartridge in the newest...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

Being a freshman legislator is quite a change from years of being a solo practitioner. During session, I learned that being successful in getting something done means getting the majority of your colleagues to see your vision, no pun intended. It...

 

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, John Scott Harrison was the son of President William Henry Harrison and the father of President Benjamin Harrison, giving him a unique place in U.S. history. Like other members...

 

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