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Church Calendar

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...

 

A skipped letter

The following is the book of Jude, a letter that was written to a group of Christians who were being led astray. This is happening today on all levels whether that be local, state, national or worldly levels. Read it and think about what is going on...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Angelology

As we close our comments on chapter one of the Hebrew letter, I'd like to spend just a few hundred words recognizing the place of angels within God's creation. First, they are said to be worshipers...

 

Sen. Murdock urges citizens to share their support for William S. Key Correctional Center

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Casey Murdock is urging citizens to voice their support for the William S. Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply. Murdock, R-Felt, said he’s learned the facility is among a handful of prisons throughout the state that...

 

Rangers ranked last in preseason softball poll

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team will begin the 2019 season picked No. 12 overall according to the Great American Conference preseason poll, despite the team returning two of nine starters from last season....

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Jan. 7

Dilly Dilly 42 ½ wins 32 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 39 wins 37 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 38 ½ wins 37 ½ losses Knights of Columbus 38 wins 38 losses Rollin Good Times 38 wins 38 losses Next Frame 37 wins 39 losses O'Bar 36 wins 40 losses...

 

December Rotary Students of the Month honored

Carson Gaisford Carson is the son of Jason and Melanie Gaisford. High school activities include basketball, baseball, FFA, student council, class officer, National Honor Society, National Honor...

 

Billionaires

According to Fortune magazine, 15 years ago the ultra-rich were admired by the American public. Headlines detailing their influence, abuse of power and agendas have weakened the opinion to the point...

 

Random Thoughts Good but not perfect

Every year on Dec. 31 media outlets are full of stories of celebrities who have died during the year that is drawing to a close. Then the page of time turns to a new era – and celebrity deaths...

 

Houston looks to extend streak vs Tulsa

Houston (12-3, 2-0) vs. Tulsa (9-6, 1-1) Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Houston looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Tulsa. Houston has won by an average of 15 points in its...

 
 By Rob Gray    Sports    January 10, 2020

Dotson scores 20 points, No. 3 Kansas routs Iowa State 79-53

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self grinned instead of perspiring following the No. 3 Jayhawks' 79-53 rout over Iowa State on Wednesday night. It proved to be a welcome change for the Jayhawks at Hilton Coliseum — where they had lost three...

 
 By Ryan Lane    Regional    January 10, 2020

8 million student loan borrowers must do this in 2020

More than 8 million federal student loan borrowers use income-driven repayment plans. These plans can drop payments to $0 based on a borrower's income and family size. And after 20 or 25 years — 10 if you work in public service — any remaining...

 

Kansas teen sentenced in drug deal that led to teen's death

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager who helped set up an $8 Xanax deal that led to another teen's shooting death was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in a juvenile corrections facility. Rolland Kobelo, 17, faces 10 years in adult...

 

Former sheriff's deputy pleads guilty in wife's beating

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former Johnson County sheriff's deputy who admitted beating his wife has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery. As part of his plea deal Wednesday, two charges were dropped and prosecutors will recommend that Eric Leon Walker,...

 

NBA player Enes Kanter seeks to open school in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter plans to open a charter school in the metro area that focuses on serving low-income minority students and those from immigrant families with limited English-speaking abilities....

 

Tweets about cannabis' health benefits are full of mistruths

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jon-Patrick Allem, University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) There has been a lot of talk in the U.S. about legalizing...

 

Oklahoma agency says 572 will be state's newest area code

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced Thursday that 572 will be a new area code for 19 central Oklahoma counties in the 405 area, including Oklahoma County and Oklahoma City. The area code "overlay" is similar to one...

 

Emaciated dog found in locked cage in dumpster in Wichita

Authorities say an emaciated dog was rescued after being found in a locked kennel that was thrown in an apartment dumpster in Kansas. Lt. Brian Sigman, the Wichita Animal Control commander, said surveillance video obtained Thursday shows two...

 

Wicked weekend weather threatens several Southern states

A storm system expected to strike southern states from Texas to Georgia this weekend is looking more and more menacing, bringing the potential for devastating tornadoes and 80-mph wind gusts. The national Storm Prediction Center said more than 18...

 

New Kansas proposal breaks impasse on expanding Medicaid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Democratic governor and a top Republican lawmaker on Thursday outlined a new proposal for expanding the state's Medicaid program, breaking an impasse that had allowed a handful of GOP leaders to thwart bipartisan...

 

Tri-State to close coal facilities in Colorado, New Mexico

DENVER (AP) — Two coal-fired power plants and a coal mine in Colorado and New Mexico will close, the utility Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association announced Thursday. Tri-State, which serves 43 electric associations in Colorado,...

 

US stocks set records as fear recedes from market; gold dips

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world climbed on Thursday, and U.S. indexes hit records as markets continued a rally sparked after the United States and Iran appeared to step away from the edge of war. Money flowed into riskier investments, such...

 

US courts rule for border walls both public and private

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming days following a federal judge's ruling Thursday that lifted a restraining order against the project. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane's order was...

 

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy is getting more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they're securing your data and protecting your privacy when you...

 

Questions, questions: What's next for Prince Harry & Meghan?

LONDON (AP) — The announcement by Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, that they will step back from royal duties and seek a new "progressive" path has raised many questions about their future. Surprised Buckingham Palace officials say...

 

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