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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...

 

Earning their way to church camp

The Presbyterian Church of Alva's youth group will be launching their church camp fundraisers this month. These fundraisers allow each member to earn the money to attend church camp this summer. This...

 

Coming up short

Have you ever made a mistake? Dumb question, right? Of course you have and of course I have. As a matter of fact, there are times in my life when it seems as if I make more mistakes in a given day than not. Case in point: As most of you know (as evid...

 

The servant and the architect

While comparing Jesus with the ministry of Moses, the great law giver, the Hebrew writer “mixes his metaphors.” On the one hand, he refers to Moses as one who was a faithful servant in God’s...

 

Alva City Council to appoint interim city manager

The Alva City Council will hold a special meeting today, Jan. 31, at 5:15 p.m. to officially accept the resignation of City Business Manager Joe Don Dunham. He submitted his resignation to the personnel committee on Monday, Jan. 27. The resignation...

 

The OK Virtual Library announces record 1 million ebook and audiobook checkouts in 2019

The OK Virtual Library today announced that they achieved a record-breaking 1 million digital book checkouts in 2019, a milestone for this library consortium consisting of Alva and other local libraries in Oklahoma. This accomplishment illustrates...

 

2020 Homecoming theme submissions, parade marshal nominations sought for Oct. 8-10 event

The annual contest to select a homecoming theme and parade marshal for the 2020 Alva/Northwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming has begun and is open to the public. Deadline for submitting...

 

OBI Blood Drive at Northwestern-Alva seeking 120 donors Feb. 11-12

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. 11-12, in the Student Center Ranger Room. The blood donor goal...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series to present Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband

Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband will perform in Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Herod Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Feb. 4 as part of the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series. The public is...

 

19 Northwestern student teachers begin assignments in area schools

Nineteen education majors from Northwestern Oklahoma State University have reached their final semester and have received their student teaching assignments to enter area schools to gain hands-on...

 

CHARLOTTE ANN SWAIN

Funeral services for Charlotte Swain will be at 2 p.m. Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Brady Marston and Rev. William Kalfas officiating. Interment will be in the...

 

Alliances

Winston Churchill said, “There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.” According to Legion Magazine, Churchill understood the benefits and burdens...

 

Random Thoughts: A unique football game – Part 2

In 1950 the Cleveland Browns were new to the National Football League (NFL) after the All-America Football Conference folded. In the Browns’ first NFL game, they trounced the defending league champi...

 

Baseball set for 2020 starting Friday

The baseball season is set to take off, as Ranger Baseball will travel to Edmond from Jan. 31 through Sunday Feb. 2 to participate in the Edmond First Pitch Invitational. They are set to take on Missouri Southern State University (Friday) University...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Jan. 21

Dilly Dilly 53 ½ wins 34 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 50 wins 38 losses Knights of Columbus 43 wins 45 losses Rollin Good Times 43 wins 43 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 42 ½ wins 45 ½ losses Next Frame 41 wins 47 losses The Bowl Movements 40 wins...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    January 31, 2020

Barnes, McDonald, Malloy set new records for Lady Rangers

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's track and field team finished Day Two of the DeLoss Dodds Invitational. Just as Day One did, Day Two caused the record books to shuffle. Setting a new record for the Lady Rangers was...

 

Ponce, Freemyer make GAC All-Decade Team

Russellville, Ark. – Two former Northwestern baseball players, Jonathan Freemyer, graduate of 2014, and Johnnuelle Ponce, graduate of 2019, were honored recently by being announced as members of the Great American Conference Decade team, which was...

 

Oklahoma City puts road win streak on the line against Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder (29-20, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (20-27, 11th in the Western Conference) Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City hits the road against Phoenix looking to prolong its six-game road...

 

Dort scores 23 points, sparks Thunder past Kings 120-100

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Still reeling from the loss of good friend and former NBA star Kobe Bryant, Oklahoma City's Chris Paul returned to the basketball court for the first time since the tragedy because, he said, it was the right thing to do....

 

Texas Tech faces tough test vs No. 3 Kansas

Texas Tech (13-7, 4-3) vs. No. 3 Kansas (17-3, 6-1) Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 3 Kansas presents a tough challenge for Texas Tech. Texas Tech has won two of its five games against ranked teams this...

 

Matthew Maennche Elected to Chair Position for Tulsa SCORE

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Although originally founded in 1964 as the Service Corps of Retired Executives, SCORE is still one of the most widely known resources for small business owners or entrepreneurs that advice or guidance in...

 

Marshals arrest most-wanted fugitive who faked death

ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) — Less than 24 hours after he was added to the U.S. Marshal's most wanted list, a Mississippi man who faked his death to avoid going to prison for child sex crimes was in custody, authorities said. The U.S. Marshal's Office, in...

 

Kansas man charged in federal court with battery acid threat

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities allege in a federal indictment that a man threatened to burn government employees with battery acid. The Wichita Eagle reports that Roland Keith Vandenberg was indicted Tuesday in federal court on one charge of...

 

Kansas man sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife

STOCKTON, Kan. (AP) — A northwest Kansas man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife who was a correctional officer. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release that 37-year-old Alifonso Eduardo Garcia, of...

 

Lawsuit: Kansas Highway Patrol targets out-of-state drivers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ninety-three percent of the Kansas Highway Patrol's traffic stops in 2017 involved cars with out-of-state plates, according to a lawsuit challenging the practice as an infringement on motorists' constitutional rights. In an...

 

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