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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...

 

Attitude, more than aptitude, determines your altitude

A lesson that was drilled into me at the start of my marriage 40-plus years ago by my father-in-law: Attitude more than aptitude determines your altitude, son-in-law! That man is now with Jesus, but his words still ring in my ears often. You can be...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 29, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will read the book of Mark. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John all tell the events of Jesus life. All tell of His teaching and miracles, and His life, death and resurrection. Matthew began with His genealogy and John the Baptist. Genesis began...

 

Northwestern announces honor roll for fall 2020

Fall semester honor rolls at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been announced by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Those on the President’s Honor Roll earned all A’s, or a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), in a minimum...

 

OBI Blood Drive looking for 112 donors Feb. 9-10

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) to hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 9-10, in the Student Center Ranger Room. The blood donor goal...

 

AARON RICHARD NUTTER

Graveside services for Aaron Nutter will be at 2 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2021, at Memorial Hill Cemetery with Rev. Greg Hook officiating. Interment is under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of...

 

MARY JO MARTIN

Graveside services for Mary Jo Martin will be at 10 a.m. Friday, January 29, 2021, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery with Rev. Paul Kirk officiating. Interment is under the direction of Marshall Funeral...

 

AGEF awards mini-grants to 16 local teachers

The Alva Goldbug Education Foundation (AGEF) presented teachers this week with checks from their annual mini-grant program. A total of $2,122.96 was given this year to 16 educators...

 

Gross domestic product

Should we be worried about the national debt? Thanks to Covid-19 and the stimulus checks, issued and forthcoming, we can’t just print more money. The stimulus for individuals and grants for...

 

Insurance checklist for 2021

The start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your insurance policies. Why now? The calendar change gives us a reminder to do something that we often forget about the rest of the year. It’s like replacing the batteries in your smoke detecto...

 

Random Thoughts

In 2003, kicker Mike Vanderjagt of the Indianapolis Colts attempted 37 field goals and 46 extra points. Incredibly, he made all 83 of those kicks – the first time in the history of the National...

 

Woodward's fourth quarter rally defeats the Alva Goldbugs 41-31

After experiencing a 79-48 loss to Woodward in the Wheat Capital Tournament earlier this month, the Alva Goldbugs knew they needed to control the speed of the game. With a deep bench, the Boomers can... Full story

 

Missing four starters, Alva Ladybugs lose to Woodward 49-26

The Alva Ladybugs were handicapped by the loss of four starters in Tuesday’s home game against Woodward. Aimee Chapman was sidelined with a concussion, and Brooke Perez was out with a knee injury.... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, Jan. 26

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 53 wins, 19 losses Dilly Dilly: 48 wins, 24 losses Knights of Columbus: 42 wins, 30 losses Rollin Good Time: 38 wins, 34 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 36 wins, 36 losses Next Frame: 33 wins, 39 losses O'Bar: 30...

 

Rangers win conference opener 3-1

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers volleyball team pulled out a four-set win over East Central (25-17, 25-18, 19-25, 25-21) on Wednesday night at Percefull Fieldhouse. Northwestern improves to 2-0 (1-0 GAC) while the Tigers fall to 0-1 (0-1 GAC). "I felt th...

 

The Lady Rangers fall in battle to Bulldogs

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Lady Rangers fell to Southwestern 77-87 inside Percefull Fieldhouse on Monday night. The Red-and-Black move to 4-5 overall and 2-5 in GAC play. NWOSU finished with...

 

Senate committee approves open carry ban at Capitol, rallies

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Senate committee on Thursday approved a measure that would ban the open carry of guns and other weapons on the Capitol campus and at or near any permitted public demonstration across Washington state. The measure passed the...

 

Pelosi denounces GOP leaders over Georgia lawmaker's posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi intensified pressure Thursday on House Republican leaders for their handling of a controversial GOP freshman, denouncing them for placing a lawmaker who Pelosi says has “mocked the killing of little...

 

For some Muslims, hope, uncertainty after travel ban lifted

Mohammed Al Zabidi celebrated in 2017 when he learned he had been selected in the U.S. green card lottery, which picks people at random from a large pool of applicants. It was a chance to escape his war-torn homeland of Yemen and pursue his dreams...

 

Viola Expands Footprint, Opening In Oklahoma And Launching High-Potency Vape Products In Colorado

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Viola, a premium quality cannabis brand rooted in purpose, today announced its expansion into the flourishing market of Oklahoma as well as the release of its new vape products in Colorado. Both the move...

 

In-person classes planned for fall at Oklahoma State

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State University officials on Thursday announced plans to return fully to in-person classes beginning with the fall semester in August. “We will listen and follow guidelines from the experts including wearing masks...

 

Kansas governor picks Lawrence woman to run labor department

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday tapped a Lawrence woman who has technology experience to run the Kansas Department of Labor, which has struggled to process a surge in claims from workers who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pan...

 

Man charged in Kansas City death of stranger after robbery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was charged in a 2019 robbery and killing of an apparent stranger who was walking home from his bus stop. Douglas Griffin, 27, was charged with second-degree murder in the November 2019 death of David...

 

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