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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.;...

 

Keep praying for our country

As you know, our country has voted a new president into office. Whether you agree or disagree, he is the elected one to carry out and lead our country, hopefully to make our country great again. I believe this is the cry of Christians who went to pra...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    January 27, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

To Adam He said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you ‘you must not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. It will...

 

Wayne Kinzie named citizen of the year

Many people were honored during the Alva Area Chamber of Commerce Gala Monday evening, Jan. 23. The final award of the evening was for Citizen of the Year. Nominations were requested from the public,...

 

Rialto Theatre named business of the year

The Rialto Theatre in downtown Alva has entertained generations of local citizens. The iconic multi-story building located on the north side of the square was built in 1948 by Homer Jones. Over the...

 

'How does your town greet visitors?'

An old friend came back to Alva Monday evening. Ron Frantz first came to Alva 36 years ago as part of the Main Street program to revitalize the downtown areas of Oklahoma cities and towns. Trained as...

 

Highfill named distinguished educator by Oklahoma Extension Service

Greg Highfill, Woods County Extension educator for agriculture and 4-H, was recognized as one of two Distinguished Educator Award winners for 2017 during a luncheon in Stillwater on Jan. 18. "The...

 

January Rotary Students of the Month honored

Noah Place Noah is the son of Aaron and Erin Place. High school activities include Band of Gold, baseball, cross country and Key Club. Activities outside of school include Wichita Impact Baseball....

 

Adams cited as expert in PBS article about Sherlock Holmes

A contributor for the Twin Cities Public Broadcasting Television (TBT) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) online forum called "REWIRE" recently interviewed a Northwestern Oklahoma State University...

 

Northwestern-Enid, Alva to receive certificates for healthy campuses, business

Two Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations will be receiving certifications from the Certified Healthy Campus. On March 1, Northwestern-Enid will be recognized with a Certificate of Merit at the awards ceremony in Norman. Northwestern-Alva...

 

Northwestern students, faculty raise funds for Toys for Tots during 24-hour charity livestream

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s computer science program sponsored a 24-hour livestream in December to raise funds for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Fourteen students, one alumni and three faculty members made the event possible. Ev...

 

DONALD DAVID CANAAN

Funeral services for Donald David Canaan, 82, are pending at Marshall Funeral Home of Alva....

 

MARY JEAN JOHNSON

Family visitation will be Friday, January 27, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Alva Wesleyan Church with John...

 

Seafood

My New Year’s resolutions include meditation, eating more fish and no bungee jumping. All will be easy to keep, but concerns about seafood contamination continue. DDT in polar bear and mercury in...

 
 By Fred Neuman    Local    January 27, 2017

Memories of Helen Barrett

I started the Alva Boys Choir over 60 years ago and I must say that this is the first time I felt like writing a letter to the editor of the Alva Review Courier. It was Helen Barrett that made me want to write when I learned she passed away. For...

 

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