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Menus for the week of Nov. 20 – 24

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Super chocolate donut, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – No school Thursday – No school Friday – No school Lunch Menu for Alva...

 

Petunia Garden Club members learn about ferns

Petunia Garden Club members met Nov. 8 in the Fireside Room of the Cherokee Strip Museum hosted by Eleanor Ring and co-host Susie Koontz. Members Barbara Faulkner, Marilyn Davison, Joanne Price, Wanda Cox, Barbara Case, Koontz and Ring answered roll...

 

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.;...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    November 17, 2017

Stand up and be counted

There comes a time in your life that you have to stand up and be counted for the truth. We find that hard to do. Five hundred years ago this last Friday a man stood up and was counted for the cause of Christ. His stand forever changed the course of h...

 

Spiritually Speaking

What’s the difference between second graders and college freshmen? The freshmen have better phones. Since I teach general education classes and electives in religion, I get to spend a lot of time with “underclass” men and women. Some of them...

 

The Eagle Times: A world out of our reach

The year is 2117; I see the buildings are sky high with trash blowing around and all over the ground. My eyes and nose burn from the atrocious smell. As I look around for the source of the smell I...

 

The Eagle Times: Athletic Angel

Recently this staff writer had a conversation with Angel Cardenas about his senior year at Freedom Public Schools. The following is that conversation: Q: What are your plans after high school? A: I...

 

The Eagle Times: Freedom High School & Community Blood Drive

Freedom Public School is holding its annual blood drive Thursday, Nov. 9, from 2 p.m. To 6 p.m. The blood drive is for anyone who is able to donate blood and is 16 or older. Please come out to help...

 
 By Nate Wood    Local    November 16, 2017

The Eagle Times: Dia de los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, was observed in the Freedom High School's world culture class. Students created a presentation about Day of the Dead for pre-K to sixth-grade student...

 
 By Blake Lee    Local    November 16, 2017

The Eagle Times: Honoring our veterans

This year Veteran's Day was Saturday, Nov. 11. This is an American holiday that started by celebrating the end of World War I, when the U.S. signed the Armistice Treaty deal ending the war. This day...

 

The Eagle Times: Nathan (Nate Dawg) James Wood

Nate is an 18-year-old senior at Freedom High School. After graduation in May, Nate plans to enlist in the military to pursue his college career. He also plans to run cross-country in college and...

 

The Eagle Times: Red Ribbon Week

The National Family Partnership created Red Ribbon Week in honor of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena. Camarena was a Drug Enforcement Agency agent who really wanted to make a difference in people's lives, but...

 

The Eagle Times: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States, Canada, some of the Caribbean Islands, and Liberia. In 1621, Thanksgiving came to be when the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared a fall...

 

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Nov. 16: Darrel DeVine, Angela Sample, David Kirkpatrick, Dalton Hughes Nov. 17: Greg Ledford, Dayna Boham Nov. 18: Natalie Elwood, Ryan Plumlee, Doug Walker Nov. 19: E.F. Wise, Rosalie Bliss, Amanda Jo Bradt, Mardonna Brady Nov....

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, Nov. 12, the Freedom United Methodist Church observed Veteran’s Day. The order of services was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger “Our National Anthem” led by Debbie Brown, song leader A video was shown by Lori Louthan honoring our veterans...

 

Menus for the week of Nov. 13–17

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Whole grain fruit loops, bread, whole wheat toast, fruit cocktail, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, peaches, juice, milk Wednesday – Whole grain Trix, cinnamon toast, applesauce, juic...

 

Tulip Garden Club meets

Linda McCoy hosted the monthly meeting of the Tulip Garden Club in her home on Oct. 12. The warm colors of fall graced tables that were decorated with pumpkins, leaves and matching tableware. The brunch featured chicken salad, croissants, fruit, chee...

 

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, Nov. 5, was All Saints Sunday. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Call to Worship led by Dixie Stansberry Hymn “A Charge to Keep I Have” “We Are the Church” Opening Prayer...

 

Menus for the week of Nov. 6–10

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Fruit yogurt cup, blueberry muffins, peaches, juice, milk Tuesday – Berry colossal crunch, cinnamon toast, banana, juice, milk Wednesday – Pancake on a stick, maple syrup, fruit cocktail, juice,...

 

Household Executives OHCE Group learns how to make meals in a jar

The Household Executives OHCE met Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. in the home of Lola Heaton, with Carolyn Gasaway as co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Gasaway, who also led the group in the flag salute. The quote was: “We make a living...

 

Woods County Retired Educators Association meets

On Oct. 19 the WCREA had guest speaker Darren Slater, assistant superintendent of Northwest Technology Center, Alva campus, talk a little about the programs in Alva. He gave a little of his background, having grown up in the area, and obtaining his...

 

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.;...

 

Menus for week of Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Cinnamon roll, pears, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – Whole grain Cinnamon Crunch, buttered toast, rosy applesauce, juice, milk Thursday –...

 

Burlington 4-H fall festival

The Burlington school 4-H organization put on an event for the community at the Burlington Purple Park. The 4-H members hosted a dinner with dessert and a movie and other fun activities, all for...

 

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