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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.;...

 

Koppitz signs to Rodeo at NWOSU

Alva High School senior Cole Koppitz signed to the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rodeo team Wednesday, Feb. 8, alongside his parents. Koppitz participates in team roping and calf roping and...

 

NWOSU Football signs AHS senior Ethan Harzman

Ethan Harzman, a senior at Alva High School, took the next big step in his life and athletic career as he signed to play football as a Northwestern Oklahoma State University Ranger. Harzman has been...

 

Oklahoma Girls State applications due March 5

Oklahoma Girls State is a week-long camp, May 28 through June 4, where high school girls entering their senior year can learn more about how the Oklahoma state government works. The camp is held at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. The camp is...

 

Baugh signs to NWOSU Rodeo Team

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, AHS senior Kathryn Baugh signed to become a part of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University's rodeo team. Baugh has been riding horses since she was a young girl and...

 

Mapes announced as semi-finalist for nationwide Coca-Cola scholarship

With college slowly approaching, scholarships are a necessity. The Coca-Cola Scholarship is one of the many that are available. This scholarship is $20,000 awarded to 20 students around the nation....

 

Mattie Duncan; VYPE FCA Student of the Month

Mattie Duncan, a senior at Alva High School, was recently selected as the VYPE Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Student of the Month. Duncan was chosen for this award due to her part in...

 

NHS officers elected at AHS

National Honor Society (NHS) is a program that recognizes outstanding high school students. NHS chapters are found in every state. The NHS chapter at Alva High School has recently elected their new junior officers: Callie Duncan as president, with...

 

Singing Valentines a big hit in Alva

Alva High School Electric Gold went around town Tuesday, Feb. 14, delivering Singing Valentines. EG seniors and juniors, plus a couple of sophomores, split into two groups and sang their way through...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    February 17, 2017

Words that encourage

As a young man my dad worked as an iron worker. They put up the steel structure to build tall buildings. He did that work for many years. From time to time he would share about his experience on the...

 

Spiritually Speaking

“So then, my beloved brethren, let every one of you be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God” (James 1:19-20 NKJV). The current social and political atmosphere is tou...

 

Rec park board to hire firm to make engineering drawings for shelters

The Alva Recreation Authority has wanted shade structures over the baseball and softball seating stands for several years. They spent about 40 minutes Wednesday evening trying to figure out how to get the project done quickly and at the lowest cost....

 

Tourism tax funds approved for cruises and car show

The City of Alva Tourism Tax Committee approved requests for just under $30,000 from the R.A.C.E. Car Club of Alva. The funds will go to this year's July cruise and September cruise and car show. The...

 

Goldbugs and Ladybugs Basketball Senior Night

Senior Night was held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the high school gymnasium. The following seniors were recognized. Ladybugs Senior cheerleader Kathryn Baugh is the daughter of Scott and Kim Baugh. She...

 

Third city council race develops

A third race has developed for Alva City Council seats in the April 4 municipal election. A special filing period was held this week, Feb. 13-15, for two council spots for two-year unexpired terms. Brandon Sherman, who was appointed to Ward 2 Seat 2...

 

Comedy, drama One-Acts on tap at Northwestern Feb. 16-18

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University speech/theater majors will present two one-act plays Feb. 16-17 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium. Doors open 30 minutes before each...

 

Northwestern Foundation kicks off scholarship drive

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association continued the annual tradition of encouraging the Alva community to invest in the students of Northwestern Oklahoma State University by kicking...

 

Northwestern offers workshop for faculty, staff, on achieving balance in life

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Diversity Committee recently played host to a workshop for faculty and staff called "Achieving Life Balance as a Professional in Higher Education."...

 

Northwestern senior selected for Civic Education Fellow award for internship at State Capitol

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of Social Sciences has selected the recipient for the Civic Education Fellow award for this academic year. Jack Nickelson, Mooreland senior and...

 

WILLIAM R. 'BILL' SEEVERS

Funeral services for William R. “Bill” Seevers, 74, of Alva, are pending with Wharton Funeral Chapel....

 

Alcohol

Scientific dating places the production of alcohol, which originated in China in 7000 B.C., when farmers were concocting a brew of rice, grapes, hawthorn berries and honey in clay jars. Sipping rice...

 

Frankly Speaking

When I talk to many of the farmers, ranchers and business owners in the Third District, the number one concern I hear about is government red tape. Whether it’s EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule that placed confusing restrictions on what individuals...

 

Random Thoughts

In October 1990 a fellow faculty member from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and I went to an academic conference in Reno, Nevada. After our plane landed, we naturally made our way to the...

 

Goldbugs pull off a win for Senior Night

The Alva High School Goldbugs emerged victorious in a tightly contested matchup with the Woodward Boomers Tuesday night for Senior Night. Though Woodward was first on the board off a left wing trey,...

 

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