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Articles from the January 22, 2021 edition

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Area religious services and events

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...

 

Submit to every authority?

It seems that, especially in recent years, there’s nothing more American than having strong feelings about our leaders in government. After a tumultuous transition, we got a new president on... Full story

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 22, 2021

Let's read the Bible

The last two weeks we read the book of Genesis. This week we will skip ahead to the book of Matthew in the New Testament. Matthew begins with the genealogy of Jesus, so we see names familiar from Genesis: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Judah. Then we...

 

Goldbugs, Ladybugs win in first round of Pawhuska Tournament

Alva drew relatively unknown opponents in the first round of the Pawhuska Tournament Thursday but easily moved on to the winners' bracket. The Goldbugs were up first at 3 p.m. against Tulsa CHEF... Full story

 

Alva Ladybugs lose at Newkirk 44-41

The Alva Ladybugs traveled to Newkirk Tuesday night to play in the new gymnasium. The game was the kind that keeps fans on the edge of their seats and could have gone either way. Going into the contest, the Ladybugs had a 7-2 record while Newkirk... Full story

 

Avard Regional Rail Park Authority now debt free

Members of the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met this past Tuesday evening, some via the video conferencing app Zoom. Those members were Todd Holder and Bob Firth, and, although not a member of the authority, former Woods County Economic...

 

New year, improved you with Woods County OSU Extension LHLW Program

New years often bring new resolutions. Whether your goal is to be healthier, eat better, exercise more, or to nurture your mental and emotional health, taking action steps to achieve your goals is the key to success. Woods County OSU Extension is...

 

ROBERT EUGENE "SHORTY" KOEHN

Graveside services for Robert Eugene "Shorty" Koehn, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021, at the West New Hopedale Cemetery north of Ringwood with Rev. Drew Kirtley officiating. Interment is...

 

Gut check

“Dysbiosis, an imbalance of gut bacteria, has been linked to more than 70 chronic diseases” – Dr. Sanjay Gupta. I jokingly tell people I can remember high school but not what I had for lunch...

 

Random Thoughts

As we approach the end of another football season, we can pause to appreciate the abilities of the players who entertain us as we watch them showcase their talent. Athletes in football – as in any...

 

Goldbugs easily win over Newkirk 38-17

The Alva boys’ game at Newkirk Tuesday night was very different from the girls’ matchup. The Goldbugs entered the game with a 7-5 record to Newkirk’s 4-8 on the season. After a low-scoring first quarter, the Goldbugs pulled ahead to lead 16-6... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, Jan. 19

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 50 wins, 18 losses Dilly Dilly: 45 wins, 23 losses Knights of Columbus: 41 wins, 27 losses Rollin Good Times: 36 wins. 32 l+osses Marshall's Oldtimers: 35 wins, 33 losses Next Frame: 31 wins, 37 losses O'Bar: 27...

 

Burlington School News: Courageous Caleb

Caleb Lee Cox is the 18-year-old son of Tonya and Shane Morgan, and Joe and Mandy Cox. Cox has five siblings: four brothers and one sister. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In his free time,...

 
 By Caleb Cox    Local    January 22, 2021

Burlington School News: Quarantine

By now, every student knows what it means to be quarantined. Being quarantined and going to online school only is really boring for most students. Quarantine means students have to stay at home away...

 

Burlington School News: Eclectic eighth grade

Burlington’s eighth grade class is one of the larger classes this year with 14 students. The class members described themselves as loud, funny, energetic, original, obnoxious and opinionated. One described them as extroverted introverts. They are...

 

Burlington School News: FFA officers interviewed on radio for National FFA Week

On Jan. 13, four Burlington FFA chapter officers went to Enid for a radio interview for National FFA Week. They went to KOFM Radio with their adviser, Wyatt Shaw, to meet with Alan Clepper to talk...

 

Burlington School News: Passionate Preston

Preston Lee Paschall is the 17-year-old son of Elisha Downing and Brandon Paschall. Born in Wichita, Kansas, he is the second oldest of his family with a total of four siblings. Paschall's future...

 

Oklahoma lawmaker proposes 'Bigfoot' hunting season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A mythical, ape-like creature that has captured the imagination of adventurers for decades has now become the target of a state lawmaker in Oklahoma. A Republican House member has introduced a bill that would create a Bigfoot...

 

Woman wanted for Oklahoma murder arrested in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman wanted for killing a former roommate in Oklahoma has been arrested in Wisconsin. The Dane County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Kore Adams was taken into custody during a traffic stop Thursday afternoon on a Wagoner...

 

Health official: Oklahoma virus case count is accurate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health's reporting of new coronavirus cases in recent days is accurate, health commissioner Dr. Lance Frye said Thursday, a day after voicing concern that the count may have been under-reported...

 

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