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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. 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.;...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    February 8, 2019

Powerful chastening

You may have had someone correct you many times as a child but you did not appreciate it. But as an adult, you may greatly appreciate it. The parent or adult that chastens you did you a great favor by helping you to see what is right and hate the wro...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    February 8, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

This morning in class, I was talking about myself again. Today’s story centered around the idea of the “weak will.” Most of us have found ourselves in a situation (or two) when we knew the right thing to do but just couldn’t come up with the...

 

Waynoka woman injured, pinned after wreck

A Waynoka woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday night in Woods County. Leslie Golbeck, 36, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported by Waynoka EMS to Share Medical Center in Alva. She was transferred to Wesley Medical Center in...

 

PEGGY ANN QUINN

Peggy Ann Quinn, age 67, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born on January 13, 1952, to John Ray Stewart and Ruth Stewart in Brownsv...

 

WILBURN LEE SHOOK

Funeral services for Wilburn Lee Shook were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at the Alva Church of God with Pastor Nathan Braudrick officiating. Interment followed in the Preston Hill Cemet...

 

White gold

“Up from the ground came the bubblin’ crude, black gold, Texas Tea.” Great news for the Clampetts, soon to be the Beverly Hillbillies. As the demand for alternative fuel vehicles grows, so does...

 

Random Thoughts

One thing I like about the internet is that it allows me to waste countless hours in the mindless pursuit of absolutely nothing! And I’m getting pretty good at it. Whenever I decide to retire, I...

 

42 sign with Northwestern football on signing day

Wednesday proved to be another successful Signing Day for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University football program as 42 prospective student-athletes made their intentions known by signing National Letters of Intent (NLIs) to player for the...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    February 8, 2019

Rangers complete sweep of Christian Brothers in seven innings

ALVA, Okla. – For the second time in as many season, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball team opened the season with a series sweep against Christian Brothers (Tenn.). Sunday afternoon, Northwestern closed the 2019 version of the se...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    February 8, 2019

Baseball series altered, set to begin Saturday

JOPLIN, Mo. – Due to forecast inclement weather in Southwest Missouri, the three-game series between Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Southern Missouri State has been altered. Originally scheduled to begin tomorrow with a single...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    February 8, 2019

Rangers Baseball shuts down Fort Hays in midweek action, 8-0

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball has opened the season 4-0 for the second time in as many seasons as the Rangers blanked Fort Hays State, 8-0, on a cold day at Myers Stadium. Tuesday’s contest was the first of five...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Feb. 5

Marshall's Old Timers: 53 ½ wins, 30 ½ losses Pony Boys: 53 wins, 31 losses Rollin Good Times: 50 ½ wins, 33 ½ losses Schuesslers: 50 wins, 34 losses Knights of Columbus: 43 ½ wins, 40 ½ losses Ten Pin Old Men: 38 ½ wins, 45 ½ losses O-Bar:...

 

Mapes honored during 7th annual Oklahoma Mentor Day

Cathy Mapes, an active OSU student leader and sophomore animal science major from Alva, has been selected as the outstanding Boren Mentoring Initiative mentor in recognition of her consistent and thou...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    February 8, 2019

Fairview swarms the Ladybugs on Senior Night

Alva, Okla. – The Ladybugs struggled to contain Fairview but the team lost Tuesday night 64-42. It was Senior Night for Alva. The Alva starters for Senior Night were Hallie Durkee (10), Payton...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    February 8, 2019

Goldbugs shine on Senior Night

Alva, Okla. – The Goldbugs brought it home on Senior Night, where the team's seniors starting the game were Mitchel Meyer (10), Kaden Hensley (11), Dylan Whitely (20), Cameron Gordon (21) and Dylan... Full story

 
 By Rose Blunk    Local    February 8, 2019

Alva Monument Works donates tombstone for outlaw Isaac Black

Issac Black, famous Oklahoma outlaw buried in the Alva cemetery, now has a tombstone, after being buried 123 years in an unmarked grave. After his apprehension and death, Black was buried without any... Full story

 

ECU Women's Basketball Falls Short at No. 11 Southwestern Oklahoma State

WEATHERFORD, OKLA. – The East Central University women's basketball team fell to No. 11 Southwestern Oklahoma State, 91-76, in road Great American Conference action. Scoring First Quarter: 31-26 The teams traded shots for the first minute A triple...

 

NWOSU escapes Sawyer with 56-55 win over SNU

BETHANY, Okla. — Southern Nazarene had 2.6 seconds on the clock to make it seven straight wins, but fell in a heartbreaking 56-55 loss to Northwestern Oklahoma State inside the Sawyer Center on Thursday night. The Crimson Storm (11-10, 10-5 GAC) we...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    February 8, 2019

Late Push Sends Harding Past Arkansas-Monticello

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Harding battled back from a slow start to defeat Arkansas-Monticello 73-63 Thursday at the Steelman Field House. The Great American Conference victory was Harding's fifth in its last six games and its 15th straight against...

 

Alivia Huell's Season High not enough for Lady Tigers

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Senior Alivia Huell shines with her season high in points in the battle against Arkansas Tech; however, the Lady Tigers fall to the Golden Suns 88-64. Alivia Huell put in 18 points, five rebounds, five steals and three assists...

 

Muleriders drop road game to Reddies

Arkadelphia, Ark. – The SAU Women's Basketball team lost their Thursday night matchup to Henderson State, a game in which the Reddies outscored the Muleriders 26-10 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. The high scorer for the night...

 

Oklahoma court affirms sentence in dismemberment death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a woman convicted of murder for helping to dismember her ex-husband's body, which was found underwater in cement-filled buckets. The court ruled...

 

Permitless carry gun bill sails through Oklahoma committee

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bill vetoed last year by then-Gov. Mary Fallin that would allow Oklahoma residents to carry a gun without any training or a background check appears to be sailing toward the new Republican governor, who has said he'll sign...

 

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