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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. 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...

 

February designated as CareerTech Month

Gov. Kevin Stitt recently issued a proclamation declaring February as Career and Technical Education Appreciation Month in Oklahoma. Northwest Technology Center, the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, and CareerTech facilities th...

 

Buy here, pay here

When you watch network television, and thanks to Covid and weather, we’re watching a lot more, you know it is fueled by commercials. Love them or hate them, they make it all possible with the Super...

 

Random Thoughts

Oklahoma’s significant contribution to American culture has been noted many times. Especially has the Sooner State produced performers who excelled in the fields of acting and singing. One native...

 

Burlington School News: Authentic Alyssa

Alyssa Russell is the 17-year-old daughter of Brenda and Rodney Mustard. Born on July 21, she ended up being the youngest in her class of all boys. Alyssa has seven siblings, three by blood and four...

 

Basketball season full of setbacks

The Burlington Elks' basketball season has been far from perfect. Difficult setbacks like positive Covid cases, weather conditions, and canceled games have made their season far from normal. Despite...

 

Burlington FFA celebrates, serves, leads and learns

Burlington FFA is celebrating National FFA Week next week with different kinds of activities. Some of the activities include dressing up as a farmer, writing letters to alumni, volunteering after...

 

Burlington School News: What does a pink suitcase have to do with reading?

If you were to walk the halls at Burlington Public Schools, it is likely you would see the librarian, Mica Andrews, pulling a pink suitcase filled with books through the hall. Students have not been...

 
 By Caleb Cox    Local    February 19, 2021

Burlington School's Sims nominated for Excellence Award

Burlington kindergarten teacher Teresa Sims has been in education for 24 years. Burlington is the fifth school of her teaching career and she has been here three years. She was nominated by fellow...

 

How much more can we give up?

As Christians begin the Lenten season on our journey to Easter, we find ourselves at a familiar point in time. One in which we are used to “giving up” something for 40 days and 40 nights as a way of returning to and depending on God. However,...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 19, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will go back to the New Testament and read the book of Luke. Luke wrote the book of Luke and the book of Acts. Luke states in Chapter One that he has investigated so we might know the exact truth of what we have been taught. In Acts 1...

 

Two Aline residents injured

Two Aline residents were injured in a one-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 16. The collision occurred at 12:41 p.m. on US-412, four-tenths of a mile east of OK-132 South. The location is... Full story

 

Alva residents experience snow and extreme cold

After the ice of the previous weekend, Alvans braced themselves for the possible 8-15 inches of snow predicted for Valentine's Day. The snow amounts were closer to three inches, but temperatures... Full story

 

HOWARD LEE KISLING

Howard Lee Kisling of Centennial, Colorado, died after a short illness February 8, 2021, at the age of 90. He was born on December 5, 1930, to George and Elizabeth (Mott) Kisling on a farm near...

 

Letter to the Editor

Thanks to the Alva Water Department I got up the other morning, 9 degrees below zero. Time to make coffee. I turned on the faucet and water came running as usual. I thought, God bless the people in the Alva Water Department. I can only wonder what...

 

Alva district basketball games moved to Monday

The weather has caused some changes in basketball playoff schedules in the area. Alva High School was to host Blackwell for the district playoff tonight (Friday). Those games have been rescheduled...

 

GAC announces baseball scheduling changes

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – On Thursday, the Great American Conference's Council of Presidents approved changes to the league's conference baseball schedule. In lieu of the weather across Arkansas and Oklahoma, all six of this weekend's slated conference...

 

NWOSU Baseball schedule update

ALVA, Okla.- After the latest announcement from the Great American Conference about moving this weekend conference opener, the Rangers have made other schedule changes to the weekend. Rangers were set to open the season last weekend against...

 

NWOSU issues fan attendance rules for spring baseball, softball games

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern baseball and softball teams are set to kick off their season. Here are the spring 2021 guidelines for attendance of games. Fan Attendance • Fan attendance is permitted at Northwestern Oklahoma State University...

 

Ranger softball to open season on Monday at home

ALVA, Okla. - Northwestern moves season opener against Friends (Kan.) to Monday, Feb. 22. The games were initially scheduled for Saturday, but due to inclement weather, the game was moved. The Rangers have now had their season opener moved four...

 

Rolling average of new Oklahoma virus cases cut in half

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rolling average of new coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has been more than cut in half, according to data from Johns Hopkins University on Friday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases in the state during the past two wee...

 

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