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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 Darin Kearns    Local    January 11, 2019

How good are you?

Matthew 5:20 (NIV): For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven. So … How good are you? Most would say they are pretty decent...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    January 11, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

Last week, I received a call from a young man who worships with the family at College Hill when he’s in town attending Northwestern Oklahoma State University (RRR). It seems he has run into a snag with his FAFSA (Free Application for Federal...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society January meeting

Was your great-great-great-grandmother an Indian princess? Come and learn more about researching your Native American genealogy. Research methods will be presented and several members will share additional Native American research information on...

 

Northwestern earns excellence certification as a Certified Healthy Campus

Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been awarded Certified Healthy Campus status at the excellence level for 2018. Certified Healthy Campus was created in 2011 to recognize both public and private post-secondary campuses and career technology...

 

GARY DON GLASGOW

A memorial service for Gary Don Glasgow, 80, of Enid, is set for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Golden Oaks Village with Wayne Brown officiating. Cremation arrangements are by Fairview Funeral Home Inc. Gary Don Glasgow was born in...

 

Miracle birth

On the cover of Time magazine we see the picture of the first baby born in the U.S. to a mother with a transplanted uterus. Reading further, I discovered that one in 1,450 women worldwide are born san...

 

Random Thoughts

Every year as the Super Bowl approaches, my thoughts turn to television ads. I (and everyone else who watches the professional football championship game) enjoy seeing the advertisements that...

 

57th Legislature

I hope each of you had a great Christmas and New Year’s Day. This week I would like to share with you some of the changes we will face this next legislative session. When the 57th Legislature convenes Feb. 4, the House of Representatives will look...

 

Selfless acts

I would like to start here with a song from Anne Murray, “I sure could use a little good news today.” We hear so often about people who do a completely selfless act but how often do we get to say we know that person? I joined a pilates class...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    January 11, 2019

Ranger Dugout Club membership drive in full swing

ALVA, Okla. – As baseball season quickly approaches, the Ranger Dugout Club is in the midst of its annual membership drive in support of Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball. The organization is currently seeking new membership, as well...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Pony Boys: 45 wins, 23 losses Marshall's Old Timers: 42 wins, 26 losses Schuesslers: 41 wins, 27 losses Rollin Good Times: 38 wins, 30 losses Knights of Columbus: 36 ½ wins, 31 ½ losses Ten Pin Old Men: 32 ½ wins, 35 ½ losses O-Bar: 27 wins, 41...

 

Brandi Miller new agent at Schuessler Real Estate

Brandi Miller of Alva has joined the team of agents at Schuessler Real Estate. She can sell real estate and is licensed to sell insurance. Miller is a lifetime member of the Alva community, having...

 

NWTC board members recognized

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month by the Oklahoma State School Board Association. This is an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma's more than...

 

Runs early and late give Arkansas-Fort Smith win over Eagles

FORT SMITH, Ark. (Jan. 9, 2019) – Oklahoma Christian gave up big runs both in the opening minutes and closing minutes at Arkansas-Fort Smith, and all of the work in between wasn't quite enough for the Eagles. UAFS scored 15 straight points in the...

 

UAFS rebounds its way past Lady Eagles

FORT SMITH, Ark. (Jan. 9, 2019) – It wasn't too hard to pinpoint the issue for Oklahoma Christian on Wednesday at Arkansas-Fort Smith. UAFS outrebounded the Lady Eagles by a whopping 46-28 margin, with 18 of those on the offensive end, and with...

 

Search for Oklahoma girls remains circling back to early tip

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Investigators are re-examining a tip from 19 years ago in the case of two abducted Oklahoma teenagers who are presumed dead. New questions were raised after Ed Keheley, a Picher Mining Field expert assisting authorities,...

 

Economist predicts slowdown in Oklahoma's energy industry

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City economist who studies the state's energy industry is predicting a significant slowdown in the coming year as a result of falling crude oil prices. Dr. Russell Evans released his regular Energy Index report on...

 

Oklahoma City police shoot man, nearby school closed for day

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say officers shot an armed man who was wearing a bullet-proof vest. Capt. Bo Mathews says 30-year-old Cody Alan Longstreet was shot about 4:30 a.m. Thursday and is expected to recover. Mathews says...

 

Oklahoma woman's life sentence upheld for death of boyfriend

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 40-year-old woman convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death and running over him with a vehicle. The appeals court handed down the ruling...

 

Man who fled Lansing prison recaptured in Missouri

LANSING, Kan. (AP) — A man who escaped from Lansing Correctional Facility on Monday is back in custody. Corrections department spokesman Brett Peterson said Cal Henry Green III was captured without incident Thursday in Independence, Missouri....

 

Friendly McDonald's worker given car by regular customer

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A friendly worker at a Hutchinson McDonald's is riding high after one of her regular customers surprised her with a major gift. Wichita businessman Chris Ellis says he always looked forward to being waited on by Vicki...

 

New Kansas mayor who spent time in prison helps ex-offenders

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas mayor who served three years in prison before being elected spent his first full day in office launching a program that would help qualifying ex-convicts try to get the same second chance he received by having...

 

Topeka racetrack owner threatens to relocate amid tax fight

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The owner of the Heartland Motorsports Park says he's looking into razing the Topeka racetrack and moving to the Kansas City area because of a tax fight. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Chris Payne says several parcels...

 

McConnell to soon receive first KC-46 refueling tanker

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita could receive its first KC-46 air refueling tanker later this month. Boeing announced on Thursday that the Air Force has accepted the aircraft and signed the paperwork allowing deliveries to...

 

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