Articles from the February 27, 2022 edition

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Phillips named Citizen of the Year

Joe Phillips is the co-owner of Frosty Joe's snow cone stand and a retired NWOSU baseball coach. He is the co-event coordinator for the BancCentral Big Cruise & Car Show, a RACE Club member, and...

 

Community Positive Impact Award goes to Koehn

Karen Koehn is the current guidance counselor at Northwest Technology Center's Alva campus. She has been an educator in Alva for 32 years, and she has served this community as the NWOSU Homecoming...

 

Weast named arts, music, theater winner

Kimberly Weast is the chair of Fine Arts and Reichenberger Endowed Professor of Theatre at NWOSU. She is the Executive Director of the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series and Director of Theatre at...

 

Briggs selected for Public Safety Professional award

Rudy Briggs Jr. serves as the Sheriff of Woods County. He helps to provide law enforcement services for Woods County, perform courthouse security, serve civil papers, transport prisoners, and...

 

Lohmann chosen for Healthcare Professional Award

Dr. Terry Lohmann is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Ridgeview Veterinary Hospital, which was established in the early 1970s in Alva. The facility has served the local and agricultural community...

 

The Vanilla Bean honored as Exceptional Small Business

The Vanilla Bean, owned by Teresa and Dustin Earnest, is involved with the Feeding Alva Program. They sponsor a coffee fundraiser for the youth at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. In addition, they...

 

Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Tucker

The late Dr. Charles Tucker provided dentistry and nutritional counseling to the Alva community for 50 years. He was a member of the Alva Tourism Committee, Arena Authority, the Alva Chamber of...

 

Windy Ford named Outstanding Large Business

Windy Ford provides excellent customer service and builds long-lasting relationships with all its customers. They serve this community by supporting other local businesses. Windy Ford is family-owned...

 

Citizens Choice Awards Gala attracts a large crowd

It was a night to remember as a crowd of about 400 people gathered at 4 Generations Organic to enjoy food and entertainment while honoring some of the best and brightest in Alva. A casino theme... Full story

 

Keeping an eye to the heavens

David Holland was in art school in the '80s when an industrial accident cost him the sight in one eye. But you won't catch the Oklahoma City artist's good eye downcast. "I'm an avid sky watcher," he... Full story

 

Tanner Groves scores 14 as Oklahoma tops Oklahoma St. in OT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Oklahoma recovered from squandering a 14-point lead in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 66-62 in overtime on Saturday afternoon. Jordan Goldwire and Umoja Gibson each a...

 

Robertson beats buzzer, No. 20 Oklahoma beats Kansas State

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Taylor Robertson beat the buzzer with a 3-pointer to give No. 20 Oklahoma a dramatic 72-69 victory over Kansas State on Saturday. Robertson took a pass from Nydia Lampkin along the left sideline and drilled the 3-pointer as t...

 

Russia hits Ukraine fuel supplies, airfields in new attacks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unleashed a wave of attacks on Ukraine targeting airfields and fuel facilities in what appeared to be the next phase of an invasion that has been slowed by fierce resistance. The U.S. and EU responded with weapons and a...

 

West unleashes SWIFT bans, more crushing penalties on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and European nations agreed Saturday to impose the most potentially crippling financial penalties yet on Russia over its unrelenting invasion of Ukraine, going after the central bank reserves that underpin the R...

 

14 shot at Vegas hookah parlor; 1 dead and 2 critically hurt

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fourteen people were shot during a party at a Las Vegas hookah lounge early Saturday, including one man who was killed and two others who were critically wounded. The shooting happened about 3:15 a.m. and preliminary information i...

 

Zelenskyy's unlikely journey, from comedy to wartime leader

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — When Volodymyr Zelenskyy was growing up in southeastern Ukraine, his Jewish family spoke Russian and his father once forbade the younger Zelenskyy from going abroad to study in Israel. Instead, Zelenskyy studied law at home. U...

 

Alva Ladybugs edged by Lindsay 41-40

The Alva Ladybugs lost by one point to the Lindsay Leopardettes Saturday night in Hennessey 41-40. The loss moves Alva into the consolation bracket of regionals. They will face Chisholm Monday night... Full story

 

Alva Goldbugs lose by one to Hennessey 48-47

The Alva Goldbugs traveled to Hennessey to face the Eagles on their home court Saturday. The start of regional playoffs was delayed twice by weather so teams had a lot of down time. The Eagles... Full story

 

Cherokee on a smartphone: Part of a drive to save a language

By itself, being able to read smartphone home screens in Cherokee won't be enough to safeguard the Indigenous language, endangered after a long history of erasure. But it might be a step toward immersing younger tribal citizens in the language...

 

US Rep. Markwayne Mullin to run for open US Senate seat

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma GOP U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin said he will run for the U.S. Senate seat that is coming open after Sen. Jim Inhofe's surprise announcement that he's retiring before his term is up. Mullin said in a video message S...

 

2 Tabor College football players killed in Kansas crash

HILLSBORO, Kan. (AP) — Two Tabor College football players from California have died in a crash near Hillsboro in central Kansas, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash happened just before 4 a.m. Sunday on a rural road south of Hillsboro, the K...

 

BP seeks to appeal Kansas town's lawsuit over gas price hike

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Energy giant BP is seeking to appeal a decision that allowed a small Kansas town's lawsuit over soaring natural gas prices in February 2021 to proceed. BP, formerly known as British Petroleum, filed two documents last week t...

 

Man saved after clinging to ice chunk in Alaska's Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man walking on a shoreline wound up clinging to a chunk of ice for more than 30 minutes in frigid water when the shoreline ice broke loose and carried him out into Cook Inlet. Jamie Snedden, 45, of Homer, was r...

 

State of the Union: Amid disputes, common cause for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — They have argued viciously in Congress over just about everything: Whether the Capitol insurrection should be investigated or brushed aside. If the president's choice for the Supreme Court should be limited to the first Black w...

 

Many Capitol riot cases could hinge on 1st trial's outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched one of the largest and most complex criminal investigations in its history after a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol over a year ago. Now it's time for a jury to hear some of t...

 

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