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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...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 25, 2022

Let's study the Bible

Noah lived at a time when there were no righteous men left of his generation. The world was full of evil. The Lord saw “that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time.” Noah was the exception. Noah found favo...

 

Walmart awards Alva Police Department $4,500; money will help upgrade equipment

The Alva Police Department is the happy recipient of a grant recently awarded by Walmart. The department qualified and received a $4,500 grant from the store as part of the company's community grant program, which focuses on meeting community needs...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Feb. 22

Team Standings Knights of Columbus 69 ½ Wins 34 ½ Losses The Bowl Movements 66 Wins 38 Losses Dilly Dilly 62 Wins 42 Losses Rollin GoodTimes 49 Wins 55 Losses O'Bar 48 ½ Wins 55 ½ Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 7 ½ Wins 56 ½ Losses Next Frame 44...

 

Lady Rangers win thriller over Harding to clinch GAC Playoff spot

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers defeated the Lady Bisons for the first time in school history Saturday on Senior Night, 65-63. Northwestern trailed by 10 at halftime and outscored Harding 24-12 in the third quarter storming back to beat the Bisons....

 

Scheevel earns first win at K-State

ALVA, Okla. – It’s taken two and a half years, but Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Tyler Scheevel finally picked up his first Central Plains Region victory. Scheevel, an all-around cowboy from Lester Prairie, Minnesota, scored the...

 

Rangers win battle over Harding to close out Senior Day

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern defeats Harding University on senior night 100-94 in a high scoring thriller. Both teams battled back and forth the entire game. With the win, Northwestern closes out the Rangers sweep over Harding on the 2022 season....

 

Random Thoughts

Now that we have concluded another football season, we can also wrap up this series of articles by looking at a member of the newly crowned National Football League (NFL) champions, the Los Angeles...

 

Chips ahoy!

Computer riddle: “What do you do for a bad chip?” Answer: “Good bean dip.” The problem is not one of bad chips, but no chips at all. The shortage has crippled industries making everything...

 

Spring Break at Northwestern to be observed

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will observe the traditional collegiate spring break from March 14-18. Classes will resume their normal schedule on Monday, March 21. Administrative offices at all three campuses and the J.W. Martin Library will...

 

Education fair opportunities set for education majors

Education employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending the spring 2022 Education Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva. The in-person event will take place Monday, March 7, in the Student...

 

Search committee established to assist in selection of next Northwestern president

The Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) officials have announced the presidential search screening committee members tasked with advising the Regents in the process for finding a replacement for Dr. Janet Cunningham, who will retire as the...

 

Alva City Council names six to executive search committee

During a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Alva City Council selected members of the Executive Search Committee. The committee’s main task will be to look at qualifications, interview and narrow...

 

Alva Water Department honored at council meeting

Drake Lewis, assistant water superintendent, was the only member of the City of Alva Water Department who came to the city council meeting Tuesday night. His reward was the presentation of a... Full story

 

New packer truck purchased for Alva Sanitation Department

As the marathon two and one-half hour meeting neared an end Tuesday night, Alva Mayor Kelly Parker addressed the need to purchase a new truck for the sanitation department. The city council meeting...

 

Waynoka FFA has a blast celebrating FFA Week

The week started off with FFA members attending the Church of Christ and Methodist Church. On Monday coloring pages were collected from the coloring contest and winners were picked. Tuesday morning do...

 

The history of Hatfield Park and the W.P.A. pool in Alva, Oklahoma

Alva was established in 1893 with the opening, by the federal government, of the Cherokee Outlet for settlement by homesteaders. This "strip" of land comprised of approximately 6.5 million acres was... Full story

 

Inhofe's resignation shakes up GOP politics in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The decision by Oklahoma's senior U.S. senator, Jim Inhofe, to step down from the seat he's held for decades is expected to trigger a flurry of political hopefuls jumping into the race to succeed him. Inhofe, 87, the ranking...

 

Beer thief fatally shot by Tulsa convenience store guard

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man who tried to steal beer from a convenience store in north Tulsa was fatally shot by a security guard after pointing a gun at the guard, police said. Dewayne James, 21, died after being shot outside the store, Officer...

 

Two men charged in fatal beating of homeless man in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two homeless men have been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal beating of another man near downtown Wichita. David Chandler, 63, and Abel Molina, 31, made their first court appearances on Friday. Their bonds were...

 

Top Kansas school official suspended over offensive remark

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' school board suspended the state's top public school administrator Friday over an offensive public comment about Native Americans, rejecting the resignation he submitted after the governor and indigenous leaders...

 

Wichita police say two deaths appear to be murder-suicide

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man and woman died of gunshot wounds in a Wichita recreational vehicle park in an apparent murder-suicide, police said Friday. Officers went to the All Seasons RV Park late Thursday after someone called to report they had...

 

US sanctions on Russian oligarchs miss richest of rich

WASHINGTON (AP) — The term Russian oligarch conjures images of posh London mansions, gold-plated Bentleys and sleek superyachts in the Mediterranean, their decks draped with partiers dripping in jewels. But the raft of sanctions on oligarchs...

 

'Stand your ground' laws proliferate after Trayvon spotlight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The "stand your ground" self-defense law had been in effect in Florida for more than six years when it became part of the national vocabulary with the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012. When the 17-year-old was fatally...

 

CDC: Many healthy Americans can take a break from masks

Most Americans live in places where healthy people, including students in schools, can safely take a break from wearing masks under new U.S. guidelines released Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined the new set of measures...

 

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