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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...

 

Irrational faith

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” – Hebrews 11:1 (NIV). Faith is probably one of the most commonly used words in Christian circles. We talk...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Golden oldies

I’m a fan of oldies rock. There, I’ve said it out loud (sort of). I was a teenager in the 70s, when some of the most powerful bands ever to perform came alive on my little AM/FM boom box (my...

 

Lt. Governor's annual turkey hunt on the horizon

It had been a long time since the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority convened in executive session, but the streak was broken this past Tuesday night. Chairman Stan Bixler and members Ed Sutter and Todd Holder were present while members Bob Firth...

 

Woods County OHCE continues Life Skills Bootcamp

Family and Consumer Science and 4-H Extension Educator Susan Holliday will host the seventh installment of the Life Skills Bootcamp Workshop at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, at the Alva Public Library. This workshop, focusing on resume writing and...

 

Alva Swimming Pool Town Hall is Saturday

The first of four town hall meetings on the Alva Swimming Pool will be held Saturday afternoon. The meeting is from 3 to 5 p.m. in Classroom 3 at the Alva Recreation Complex. The Alva Pool Task Force is asking citizens with ideas or opinions about...

 

Vehicle Hits Copper Penny

Monday morning a vehicle jumped the curb and struck the south edge of the Schuhmacher's Copper Penny storefront in downtown Alva. Police, fire and ambulance personnel responded quickly. No injuries...

 

Shewanda Riley to speak at Northwestern for diversity training

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host Shewanda Riley Feb. 27-28 for diversity training that is open to the campus and community. Riley is a professor of English at Tarrant County College...

 

The world we leave them

I knew the world I left behind as a teenager; the world of baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, the American flag, waiting for the mail, catalog orders and summer vacation. I understand that much of that...

 

Random Thoughts: He took fruit to Oregon – Part 2

Henderson Luelling left Iowa for Oregon in 1847 with a wagonload of fruit trees. During the six-month journey on the 2000-mile Oregon Trail, he watered and tended to his plants daily. Many died, but...

 

Goldbugs lose to Woodward on Senior Night

The Alva Goldbugs continue to struggle with a 5-17 season record after losses to Hooker and Woodward. Saturday night, the Goldbugs traveled to Hooker where they faced the physically tough and talented...

 

Alva Ladybugs beat Hooker, Woodward

As the season end nears, the Alva Ladybugs continue to win. In Saturday's game at Hooker, the Ladybugs won 46-38. Tuesday was Senior Night as Alva hosted Woodward, and the Ladybugs won 59-47. The...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Jan. 21

Dilly Dilly 59 ½ wins 36 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 54 wins 42 losses Rollin Good Times 49 wins 49 losses Knights of Columbus 48 wins 48 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 44 ½ wins 51 ½ losses The Bowl Movements 44 wins 52 losses Next Frame 43 wins...

 

Senior Night

Alva Goldbugs honored our Basketball and cheerleader Seniors during the games with Woodward....

 

Nebraska schedules 2 games with Oklahoma State in 2034-35

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has announced the scheduling of four home nonconference football games over the next eight years and a two-game series against former Big 12 foe Oklahoma State in 2034-35. The Cornhuskers will host UTEP on Aug. 31,...

 

Oklahoma St. looks to knock off No. 24 Texas Tech

No. 24 Texas Tech (16-8, 7-4) vs. Oklahoma State (12-12, 2-9) Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 24 Texas Tech looks to give Oklahoma State its 12th straight loss to ranked opponents. Oklahoma State's...

 

Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 13, 2020-- Federman & Sherwood announces that on February 12, 2020, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas against Six Flags Entertainment...

 

Oklahoma ex-police officer pleads guilty to firearms charges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma police officer has pleaded guilty to possessing unregistered firearm silencers. Federal court documents show former Chandler police officer Steven Bradley Simon pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of possessing...

 

Ambulance driver crashes on slushy Kansas highway

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an ambulance has crashed on a slushy stretch of Interstate 35 near El Dorado in central Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver lost control around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday as the area was under a...

 

25-year-old man shot, killed in Wichita, police say

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in Wichita. Police responded around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to the scene in the southeast part of the city and found a 25-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to...

 

Woman admits to getting paid to care for jailed man

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid by claiming she was caring for a man when he was in jail. The Kansas attorney general's office said in a news release that 52-year-old Gretta Elaine Smith entered the...

 

Oklahoma professor apologizes for using racial slur in class

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A University of Oklahoma journalism professor has sent his students an email apology for using the N-word during a class lecture in which he argued the racist slur was no more offensive than the term "boomer." Peter Gade, direc...

 

Man sued over Iowa sexual arousal study ran Kansas facility

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A child psychologist facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa stemming from sexual arousal experiments he oversaw on residents at a state care center for people with intellectual disabilities conducted similar research in Kansas while...

 

Guardrails installed at deadly Oklahoma City bridge

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City has hired a company to install guardrails along the sides of a bridge where at least four motorists have lost their lives in the last four years. The Turner Turnpike bridge became an infamous landmark after...

 

Flooding seems certain for some along the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of snow is on the ground in the Dakotas, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The...

 

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