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Area religious services

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    January 6, 2017

Fiery trials!

Fiery trials – who wants them? But these trials do test our character. When hardships come, we know that they will either make or break us. If we allow God to weigh in, they will make us. Probably t...

 

OBHC to host LifeWize Reception

Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC) will host a reception introducing LifeWize to the Alva community on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The come-and-go reception will be from 2-5:30 p.m. at The Runnymede in downtown Alva. LifeWize is a program to provide...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    January 6, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

On Monday, Becky and I will celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. While still a far cry from some of the couples we know (a few have been married twice that long) at least we’re in a pretty respectable range. I’m a faithful guy who was blessed...

 

Gaisford is new member of American Angus Association

Cambell R. Gaisford, Alva, Oklahoma, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Junior members of the association are eligible to...

 

BARBARA ANN BRADY

Funeral services for Barbara Brady will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Rev. Ron Pingleton officiating. Arrangements are under the...

 

KURT WAYNE SMITH

Kurt Wayne Smith, age 61, of Billings, Montana, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016, at the home of his son Nathan in Bozeman, Montana, the result of a heart attack. Kurt was born in Alva,...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    January 6, 2017

Batteries

They may not power your car as in the Tesla, but without one it’s hard to move without a jump start. Even that may be a challenge with starting battery location moved from under the hood to...

 

Random Thoughts

When I was a boy, I heard the story of a former Texas governor who was named “Hogg” and who had daughters named “Ima” and “Ura.” I thought that was funny but also bizarre. Who in their rig...

 

Green and King garner December Athlete of the Month honors

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's athletic department has announced basketball players Brandon Green and Kalea King as it's Blue Sky Media December Athlete of the Month Award winners. Both Green and King showed ability to produce on the court...

 

Northwestern Oklahoma State Football: Defensive Coordinator Ken Gordon

Northwestern Oklahoma State Head Football Coach Matt Walter is pleased to announce the hiring of Ken Gordon as the next defensive coordinator for the Ranger football program. Gordon comes to Northwestern from Nebraska-Kearney where he was the...

 

Rangers return to court against nationally ranked Pitt State

Northwestern Oklahoma State's women's basketball team was defeated by nationally-ranked opponent Pittsburg State University by a final score of 94-62. After two weeks without a game due to the winter...

 

From fireworks to rodeos, Alva's third quarter was full of events

Looking back at the third quarter of 2016, we see 4th of July celebrations, thunder and wind storms, the county fair, rodeos, and back to school. July July opened the fiscal year for most governmental...

 

Year In Review: The McDonald's mural

This is the winning drawing of three possibilities for a mural to be placed on the side of the McDonald's restaurant building in Alva....

 

Wonder Boys return to GAC play this weekend

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys will look for their fourth consecutive victory on Thursday, hosting Southeastern Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m. in Tucker Coliseum. The Wonder Boys then continue Great American Conference play on...

 

Golden Suns open 2017 play this weekend

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns open the 2017 half of the season on Thursday, hosting Southeastern Oklahoma State at 5:30 p.m. The Golden Suns will then continue its Great American Conference schedule with a Saturday contest...

 
 By David Salley    Sports    January 6, 2017

Henderson looks to remain unbeaten in GAC against SWOSU

The first-place Henderson State women's basketball team will return to Great American Conference play on Thursday night when it hosts the Lady Bulldogs of Southwestern Oklahoma State at 5:30 p.m. in the Duke Wells Center. Series: The Reddies trail in...

 
 By Mark Rosner    Sports    January 6, 2017

Mack, Davis lead Texas over Oklahoma State 82-79

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a team that has only two seniors, Texas coach Shaka Smart needs to lean on his three sophomores. They came through for him on Wednesday night. Tevin Mack scored 16 of his career-best 27 points in the second half, lifting...

 

Houston rallies to beat Tulsa 64-61 behind Dotson's 18

HOUSTON (AP) — Damyean Dotson scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Galen Robinson Jr. made the game-winning free throw and blocked a potential game-tying 3-pointer, and Houston rallied to beat Tulsa 64-61 on Wednesday night to win its third...

 

No. 20 Oklahoma women beat No. 25 Kansas State in OT, 85-80

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Vionise Pierre-Louis scored seven of her 17 points in overtime and Gabbi Ortiz hit a pair of clutch free throws with five seconds left to insure No. 20 Oklahoma an 85-80 win over No. 25 Kansas State in a Big 12 Conference battl...

 

Texas Tech-Kansas highlights Big 12 weekend slate

A look at things to watch this week in the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Texas Tech plays at No. 3 Kansas Saturday in the Big 12's marquee matchup. The Red Raiders, who dominated Iowa State on the road for 30 minutes before collapsing last weekend,...

 

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