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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...

 
 By Darin Kearns    Local    January 17, 2020

Cry out to the Lord!

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18, NIV). My family has some friends who are hurting beyond what words can describe. It’s the kind of thing you wish you could reach in and take the...

 

From pulpit to mission trip

On Sunday, Jan. 5, the First Presbyterian Church of Alva congregation had the pleasure of welcoming missionary and pastor Rev. Gordon Edwards to their pulpit. Edwards was the First Presbyterian...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Family

In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered. Both...

 

Alva Regional Airport agrees to installing ODAL system

The Alva Regional Airport Commission spent some time Monday night discussing the recommendation by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) to install some approach lights. The omni-directional...

 

Senators Lankford, Inhofe celebrate Religious Freedom Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Roy Blunt (R-MO) Mike Rounds (R-SD), James Risch (R-ID), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Tom Cotton (R-AR),...

 

Students competed in a Mini Conference in Blackwell

Mrs. Keli Woods' TSA students recently competed in a mini conference in Blackwell. The following students placed in several different categories. Mechanical Engineering - 1st – Hudson Feely, Mason...

 

Northwestern's social work department hosts CWPEP Advisory Board meeting

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University department of social work recently hosted a Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) Advisory Board meeting on the Enid campus. CWPEP is a...

 

MARVIN PSHIGODA

Funeral visitation for Marvin Pshigoda will be Friday, January 17, 2020, from 6 -7:30 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. at College Hill Chu...

 

Man and machine

“User friendly” is a term that can work wonders when man and machine cooperate. If not, it leads to creating cataclysms, according to Clay Chandler in Fortune Magazine. When a machine is...

 

Random Thoughts: A man named Twilight

One of the ways of learning about our past is to study biographies of people who accomplished extraordinary things in their lives. This article is about Alexander Lucius Twilight, an American who...

 

Gomez honored on GAC All-Decade Team

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference released their all-decade soccer team early Wednesday morning. One Northwestern soccer player was recognized – senior Yazmin Gomez from Westminster, California – for her play from 2016-2019....

 

Rangers to host Oklahoma Baptist University on Saturday

The Rangers will host GAC opponent Ouachita Baptist Saturday evening at 3 p.m in Percefull Fieldhouse for the second time this season. The Bison have a 10-4 overall record, with a 5-3 mark in league play. They are riding a three-game winning streak...

 

Northwestern has three named to GAC All-Decade Football Team

Russellville, Ark. – Former Ranger cornerback Aharon Barnes, return specialist Horatio Smith and outside linebacker Maurice Wright Jr. were among the players selected to the Great American Conference All-Decade Football Team, which was announced...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Jan. 14

Dilly Dilly 45 ½ wins 34 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 42 wins 38 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 41 ½ wins 38 ½ losses O'Bar 39 wins 41 losses Knights of Columbus 39 wins 41 losses Rollin Good Times 39 wins 41 losses Next Frame 38 wins 42 losses...

 

TCU, OU meet in conference play

TCU (12-4, 3-1) vs. Oklahoma (11-5, 2-2) Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Big 12 foes meet as TCU faces Oklahoma. Each team is coming off of a big loss this past Tuesday. Oklahoma lost 66-52 at home to Kansas, w...

 

PetroChoice Acquires Commercial Distributing Inc. out of Oklahoma City, OK

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroChoice, a leading provider of lubrication solutions, is excited to announce the lubricant business acquisition of Commercial Distributing Inc. (CDi), headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK. CDi...

 

Gateway First Bank Names Nick Gulick SVP of Marketing

JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2020-- Gateway First Bank announced today the appointment of Nick Gulick as Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Gulick will lead the charge in evolving the brand, which has a strong 20-year...

 

Tulsa police make 5th arrest in prison gang-related slaying

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma authorities have arrested a fifth person and are seeking two more in the December slaying of a member of a white supremacist prison gang, Tulsa County officials said Thursday. Billy Shawn Griffith, 39, was arrested...

 

Man booked into jail after sister's body found in Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 22-year-old sister, Johnson County prosecutors said Thursday. John Parker Mays, 27, was arrested Tuesday night in Douglas County after his...

 

Man suing over police shooting seeks help locating officer

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man wounded by a rookie Kansas police officer who mistakenly drew her gun instead of her Taser has been unable to find her to serve her with an excessive force lawsuit. Akira Lewis's attorney, Shaye Downing, said in a court...

 

Alumni give Oklahoma State University $50 million donation

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two former students have given Oklahoma State University one of its biggest donations ever, $50 million, which the school will spend on agriculture research and the construction of a new building. The contribution from...

 

Kansas AG wants to crack down on indoor vaping

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state's top prosecutor wants to crack down on indoor vaping. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Wednesday in a news release that he wants the Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act to also cover vaping and has crafted...

 

Kansas says it's better prepared now for aviation layoffs

Kansas Labor Secretary Delia Garcia said Thursday that the state is better prepared to respond to layoffs stemming from the grounding of the troubled Boeing 737 Max than it was during the Great Recession, when it had to borrow money to prop up its...

 

New BBC America documentary series tackles global change

NEW YORK (AP) — If sheer drama is what you crave on TV, look no further than the tale of a fearless mother at the far edge of South America. She is a puma and this big cat repeatedly launches herself over and over at a llama-like creature more...

 

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