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Hada opens Ignite Physical Therapy in his hometown

Human Performance Centers (HPC) of Alva now has a new name and a new location. It's called Ignite Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab and is located at 520 Flynn on Alva's square in the building...

Random Thoughts

Today is Bob Dylan’s birthday. Dylan is, of course, arguably the greatest songwriter in the history of the world – and he has a Nobel Prize in Literature to prove it. I know that today is his...

OSCPA Scholarship awarded to Northwestern senior

Northwestern Oklahoma State University accounting senior Tyann Purvis has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational Foundation....

Miss Northwestern titlists to compete in Miss Oklahoma Competition

Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alysson Stewart, a Burlington senior, and Miss Northwestern’s Outstanding Teen Autumn Hudgins of Midwest City will compete in the Miss Oklahoma and Miss Oklahoma’s Outstanding Teen competitions in...

Northwestern to close for Memorial Day May 27

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, as all university locations will close this day. New or current students are encouraged to enroll for summer courses as soon as possible. Eight-week and first...

In 2008 Marg Hayward recalled origin of Nescatunga Arts Festival and organization

(A WORD ABOUT THIS ARTICLE – In 2008 Yvonne Miller interviewed Marg Hayward who was 100 years old at the time. She was married to acclaimed local artist Jack Hayward who was the first Nescatunga Arts and Humanities Council President. Marg named...

Spiritually Speaking

Who are your favorite Hebrew heroes? You know the ones I mean. Old Testament men and women of faith who: “conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions, quenched the fury of the flames, and...

One common event

Humanity is truly a diverse lot. We come in different shapes, sizes and colors. We come from different backgrounds, we have various degrees of beliefs and values, each of us have a different set of circumstances that determines everything from our...

Area religious services and events

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

Tensions flare in Texas Capitol over new Sandra Bland video

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities on Friday denied withholding a cellphone video of Sandra Bland's confrontational traffic stop, responding to a Democratic legislator's heated questions about why the 39-second clip never publicly surfaced...

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

DENVER (AP) — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling the drugs out of state....

Man freed in 'doppleganger' case facing federal indictment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment...

Revenue Department seeking to refill eliminated jobs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Revenue is trying to refill dozens of jobs that were eliminated last year when the state awarded two no-bid contracts to outsource its information technology work. The department is working to rebuild...

Kansas museum sends restored NASA consoles home to Texas

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Mission control consoles used by NASA to guide trips to the moon are being restored by experts in Kansas and will soon be returned to the control room in Houston, Texas, where they were used from the 1960s through the...

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton's neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought...

Feds defer prosecution of Kansas online gamer in hoax case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas online gamer whose dispute over a $1.50 bet sparked a hoax call that resulted in police shooting a man who lived at his old address has struck a deal with prosecutors that could allow the charges against him to be...

Oklahoma governor signs $8.1B budget, state's largest ever

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed the state's largest-ever appropriations bill, an $8.1 billion spending plan that funds pay raises for teachers and state workers and pumps tens of millions more dollars into public...

Attorney general seeks to rework Medicaid expansion petition

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court should reject a proposed petition to expand Medicaid because the summary contradicts the body of the petition concerning income eligibility for the public health insurance program, according to the...

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising

MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — The residents of this small riverside town have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands and ruin their floors and furniture. Elmer Sullivan has replaced his couch, bed and...

Harding baseball: Ryder Yakel Receives NCBWA Honorable Mention All-Central Region

SEARCY – Harding junior Ryder Yakel received 2019 National College Baseball Writers' Association honorable mention All-Central Region honors as a relief pitcher Thursday. Yakel, a native of Lakin, Kansas and transfer from Garden City Community...

Golf: Wonder Boys fall to West Florida in National Quarterfinal

DANIELS, W. Va. — Arkansas Tech fell to No. 3 West Florida 5-0-0 in the NCAA Men's Golf Division II National Quarterfinals at the Resort at Glade Springs. All Wonder Boys started on hole 10. Francois Jacobs led by two strokes halfway through and...

Rogers State Opens Up 2019 NCAA Track & Field Championships

KINGSVILLE, Texas – The Rogers State Track & Field team opened up the NCAA Championships on Thursday with the preliminary rounds of the 4x100-meter relay and the 100-meter dash. Alfred Thomas had a strong showing in the 100-meter dash, but fell...

NOT REAL NEWS: Altered video makes Pelosi seem to slur words

Video footage that was slowed down to give the false impression that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was slurring her words is circulating widely across social media platforms. The distorted video is based on real footage from a Center for American...

Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified...

May's relationship with EU was often rocky

BRUSSELS (AP) — As British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her departure with a Brexit plan nowhere near success, European Union leaders offered kind words. But it was quite another matter during the years of negotiations with the bloc that...

LEON DALE SCHMIDT

Funeral services for Leon Dale Schmidt will be 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Alva First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Pastor Ron Pingelton officiating. Interment will be in the...

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