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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 Darin Kearns    Local    February 9, 2018

Forgiveness: One thing we all need, but so much of the time are unwilling to give

The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant (Matthew 18:21-35, New International Version) “Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, 'Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?' “Jesus answered, 'I tell...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    February 9, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

Occasionally, I have “non-trads” (non-traditional students) in class. By non-traditional, I mean someone a bit older than the rest of the class. And occasionally, our non-trads will “nod-off” in class. Trust me, you don’t have to be over...

 

Alva School Board Hears Architect Proposals

All members of the Alva Board of Education were present for a special meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5–7 p.m. in the district's administrative offices to hear presentations from TriArch of Tulsa...

 

Arnall Family Foundation grant expands Oklahoma Autism Center project to Alva's Washington School

Thanks to a grant from the Arnall Family Foundation, the Oklahoma Autism Center has begun expanding its MESA Project, which provides technical support and professional development for educators and...

 

Correction

The Alva School Board story in the Feb. 7 Newsgram had a location error. The board approved spending $14,846.67 to install a new sprinkler system. Our story reported it was going to be installed at the baseball field. That was incorrect. The system...

 

Woods County commissioners approve safety incentive

Each Woods County employee will be eligible for a $50 safety incentive for each quarterly safety meeting they attend. If they also attend the end of the year countywide safety meeting they will receive an extra $50 bonus, which will bring the total...

 

Car buying

As Elon Musk launches a sports car into orbit, I was reading with interest an article in AARP Bulletin about the best ways to buy a car. “Express Auto: a better way to buy a car” may be the only...

 

Random Thoughts

Angie Debo, who lived from 1890 to 1988, was a leading historian of the American West at a time when most historians were men. And she became infamous among those male historians for writing about...

 

Jones and Halvorson awarded January Athlete of the Month honors

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State athletic department has announced Jade Jones of women's basketball and Cody Halvorson of men's basketball as it's Blue Sky Media January Athlete of the Month recipients. Both players led their...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    February 9, 2018

NWOSU baseball starts season 2-0

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Ranger baseball team jump-started its 2018 campaign on Saturday with a double-header sweep over Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee. Northwestern (2-0) took the first game 2-0 in a combined...

 

Wharton earns GAC Pitcher of the Week honors

ALVA, Okla. – It was a big weekend for the Ranger baseball team and senior lefty pitcher Walker Wharton, as not only did the team sweep Christian Brothers in a three-game series, but Wharton was also the recipient of the first Pitcher of the Week...

 
 By A.J. Crisp    Sports    February 9, 2018

Grandview defensive lineman finds new home at NWOSU

GRANDVIEW, Texas - The unsung hero of most defenses is the interior lineman whose job it is to draw double teams and allow teammates to make plays and rack up stats. And Grandview's Byron Buckley did...

 

Parra-Concha awarded Dorothy Day Spanish Scholarship

Ana Parra-Concha, senior from Barinas, Venezuela, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Dr. Dorothy Day Spanish Scholarship from the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Spanish program. Parra-Concha is...

 

Bulldogs Shutout Riverhawks

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Behind seven scoreless innings on the mound from Cooper Cantwell and some early offensive scoring, SWOSU moved back to an even record to start the season following a 6-0 shutout of Northeastern State on Wednesday. Cantwell (W,...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    February 9, 2018

Harding Women's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight, Blanks Hendrix 9-0

CONWAY, Ark. – The Harding women's tennis team rolled to its fourth consecutive victory Wednesday with a 9-0 blanking of NCAA Division III opponent Hendrix College indoors at the Hatcher Tennis Center. Harding (4-0) won all three doubles matches...

 

Morgan Salvan and Gabriella Alves Named GAC Tennis Players of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the league's awards for the opening weekend of the tennis season. Harding swept the inaugural awards as Morgan Salvan claimed the Men's award and Gabriella Alves scored the Women's...

 

Syria says rare US strike an effort 'to support terrorism'

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state-run media said Thursday a rare U.S. strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism." The U.S.-led coalition said its action...

 

Toronto police: remains of 6 found in serial killer probe

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say they've recovered the remains of at least 6 people from a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. Lead investigator Det. St. Hank Idsinga said Thursday all the remains were found in planters on...

 

Romanian study: Half-day old snow is safe to eat

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But...

 

Low-key prosecutor escapes GOP fury as Trump winds whirl

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general last year for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban, Dana Boente stepped into the job. When Trump abruptly ousted dozens of Obama-era federal prosecutors, Boe...

 

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