Alva Review-Courier -

Articles written by Josh Rouse

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 15 of 15



 By Josh Rouse    Regional    June 16, 2019

High school students get leadership training at Fort Sill

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The future of Oklahoma leadership recently stepped into combat boots for a morning of training exercises at Fort Sill. The 51 members of the 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class arrived in the early morning hours at Fort Sill...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    June 13, 2019

High school students get leadership training at Fort Sill

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The future of Oklahoma leadership recently stepped into combat boots for a morning of training exercises at Fort Sill. The 51 members of the 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class arrived in the early morning hours at Fort Sill...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    May 19, 2019

Local Lawton veterans relive youth with 'Ageless Aviation'

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A group of veterans recently found their heads in the clouds for a short time as they flew in a restored World War II era Stearman airplane. "It was fantastic," said Army veteran David Gagne minutes after he climbed out of the...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    May 16, 2019

Local Lawton veterans relive youth with 'Ageless Aviation'

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A group of veterans recently found their heads in the clouds for a short time as they flew in a restored World War II era Stearman airplane. "It was fantastic," said Army veteran David Gagne minutes after he climbed out of the...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    April 11, 2019

Area superintendents seeking solutions amid teacher shortage

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Across Oklahoma, superintendents from the smallest districts to the largest continue to contend with an ongoing teacher shortage that shows no signs of slowing. More than 30,000 teachers have left the profession in Oklahoma...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    April 7, 2019

Area superintendents seeking solutions amid teacher shortage

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Across Oklahoma, superintendents from the smallest districts to the largest continue to contend with an ongoing teacher shortage that shows no signs of slowing. More than 30,000 teachers have left the profession in Oklahoma...

 

Students pay homage to World War II veteran on his birthday

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Eisenhower Elementary students want to ensure a Marlow World War II veteran receives plenty of cards for his birthday. Recil Troxel will turn 93 years-old on April 17 and he asked for nothing more on his birthday than as many...

 

Tarantulas find a new home at Elgin Middle School

ELGIN, Okla. (AP) — Tarantulas have taken refuge in Elgin Middle School. Yes, those often large, hairy-legged spiders that are straight out of the nightmare of any self-respecting arachnophobe are now calling the school "home." Fear not, however, a...

 

Missouri man breeds dogs to hunt deer antlers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shed hunting is a popular pastime for many outdoors enthusiasts, and an assist from man's best friend can help take that hobby to the next level. Roger Sigler, of Smithville, Missouri, breeds and trains dogs that are...

 

Oklahoma event helps graduating high school seniors

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Taxes. Health insurance. Basic finances. Lawton Public Schools prepares its seniors for almost everything they need to know once they graduate. Almost everything. The first ever LPS Senior Conference recently aimed to teach...

 

Oklahoma event helps graduating high school seniors

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Taxes. Health insurance. Basic finances. Lawton Public Schools prepares its seniors for almost everything they need to know once they graduate. Almost everything. The first ever LPS Senior Conference recently aimed to teach...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    August 12, 2018

Class revives crochet craft in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A new generation of crocheters in Lawton is ensuring the crafting art does not fall by the wayside. Michell Rosario, activities coordinator at the Owens Multi-Purpose Center, has hosted a twice-weekly crocheting class since...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    July 30, 2017

Oklahoma museum shows Old West through journalists' eyes

HOBART, Okla. (AP) — The newest traveling exhibit at the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum chronicles the Native Americans of the Old West through the eyes of newspaper correspondents. "When the West was opened up and a lot of pe...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    May 14, 2017

7-year-old Oklahoma boy makes name for himself in motocross

APACHE, Okla. (AP) — One of the fastest individuals in Southwest Oklahoma isn't even out of elementary school. Meet Gannon Gates — a 7-year-old boy attending Apache Elementary School. By day, he's a smart student, acing tests, mastering homework...

 
 By Josh Rouse    Regional    March 17, 2017

Kansas struggles to manage paddlefish population

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The paddlefish population offers a unique challenge for wildlife management officials in Kansas — mainly because a majority of the spoonbill caught in Kansas spends most of their lives in other states. According to Kansas...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019