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Beta Sigma Phi meets Aug. 10

Seventeen members of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of President Linda Roten on Aug. 10, with two members absent. Ida Evans represented the chapter at the state convention and presented her report and showed many tokens that she received at the...

 

Menus for the week of Aug. 21–25

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Sausage roll, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Berry Colossal Crunch, cinnamon toast, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Thursday –...

 

56th annual Pshigoda family reunion

Descendants of William and Florentina Pshigoda held the 56th Annual Pshigoda Cousins Reunion, August 4–6 at Waka (Texas) Community Center, southwest of Perryton, Texas. On Friday evening, bierox and ham sandwiches were served to 30 in attendance....

 

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.;...

 

Cowboy horse terms

Bell Mare: generally older mares wearing a bell, used as leaders in pack trains or put in a remuda to locate where horses are grazing at night. Bell: To trim an animal's tail into a distinctive bell shaped pattern, often used on mules. The pattern...

 

Cowboy personal gear

BEDROLL: Blankets rolled and carried for sleeping. Also called sugans, soogans, hot rolls or dream sacks. COWBOY BOOTS: High-topped boots made with high heels to keep them from slipping through saddle stirrups and as a brace in roping. Soles are...

 

Cowboy terms

BUCKAROO: Derived from the Spanish "vaquero." (In Spanish, the letters b and v are both pronounced "b." ) A cowboy from the Great Basin country of northern Nevada, southern Idaho, northeast California and southeastern Oregon. Often wear flat hats and...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Aug. 13, was the tenth Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Announcements: Aug. 16 we are hosting a noon luncheon for the Freedom teachers and staff. Please...

 

Menus for week of Aug. 14–18

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday — No school Tuesday — No school Wednesday — No school Thursday — Whole Grain Apple Jacks, buttered toast, pears, juice, milk Friday — Breakfast bun, mandarin oranges, juice, milk Lunch Menu for...

 

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.;...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Aug. 6, was the ninth Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services as the Freedom United Methodist Church was: The Light of Christ was brought in and candles lit by Shay and Jack Wilson. Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Announcements: Roger and...

 

Household Executives hold regular meeting

The Household Executives OHCE met July 19 at 2 p.m. in the Fireside room with hostess Evelyn Kramp and co-hostess Lola Heaton. The meeting was called to order by President Carolyn Gasaway who also led the group in the flag salute. The quote was: “D...

 

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.;...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, July 30, was the eighth Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: The Light of Christ was brought in and candles lit by Shay Wilson Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Announcements: Roger and Cindy...

 

Tulip Garden Club meeting

Donna Rhodes hosted the June meeting of the Tulip Garden Club in her home on June 8. Rhodes welcomed her guests to a summery brunch served on the patio overlooking her garden. The tables were decorated with a lime and lemon color scheme that was...

 

OHCE members gain new ideas at 82nd annual state meeting

Nearly 270 Oklahoma Home and Community Education members from across the state gathered recently in Oklahoma City for the group's annual statewide meeting. Those attending from Woods County included...

 

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.;...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, July 23, was the seventh Sunday after Pentecost. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Karen Graves Announcements: Pot luck dinner for the community after service this morning to introduce Paul and...

 

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...

 

Beta Sigma Phi learns about changes in medical theories

Twelve members of Beta Sigma Phi met in the home of Jane Tucker with seven members absent. In the absence of President Linda Roten, Fleta Reed presided over the meeting. Dr. Charles Tucker presented the program discussing how medical theories have...

 

Bible Baptist Church to hold VBS Youth Week July 24 – 28

Bible Baptist Church will conduct their annual Vacation Bible School/Youth Week 2017 starting this Monday, July 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children from preschool to fifth grade (Fall 2017) are invited to attend each night. The VBS theme is “Camp...

 

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.;...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On the sixth Sunday after Pentecost, July 16, 2017, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Announcements Call to Worship led by Shirley Wagner Opening Hymn “O For A Thousand Tongues to...

 

Menus for the week of July 17–21

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetable, roll, ice cream Tuesday – Krispy baked fish, cheesy broccoli, blushing pears, rice pilaf, lemon bar Wednesday – Ham and beans,...

 

Patchwork Friends OHCE group learn about "Travels of Your Textile Trash"

The Patchwork Friends OHCE Group met for their regular meeting on July 13 at the home of Dottie Gatz. JoAnne Prewett called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Barbara Cue led the group in the flag salute. Devotions were given by Gatz from a Guidepost...

 

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