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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...

 

Your name spoken by the divine

I am sure that your mother was the same as mine. We lived on a farm and I had 40 acres to run and roam. One thing was a must. If Momma called, you best be making your way back to the house. Sometimes...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 26, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will read the book of John. The gospel of John is written from a different perspective than Luke. Luke reveals many of Jesus’ miracles and His encounters with the Pharisees and his teaching through parables. John’s focus is more on...

 

FFA students enjoy something 'normal' at local Alva FFA show

Last weekend, Feb. 20 and 21, may have been one of the colder weekends on record, but Alva FFA students still showed up to the local Alva FFA show. It was a really nice experience to let the students... Full story

 

Dr. Ransom retiring; Share Medical to open Waynoka clinic

Dr. Donald Ransom is retiring at the end of June, said Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen. For many years, Dr. Ransom has handled surgeries at Share Medical Center one day a week. Allen said the... Full story

 

March 15 is the last day to assess personal property

Woods County Assessor Renetta Benson would like to remind everyone that March 15 is the last day to assess farm equipment, business personal property, trailers and mobile homes, without penalty. Also, March 15 is the deadline to apply for homestead...

 

'Primp for Prom:' free formals to area high school students

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Social Work and Woodward High School Key Club are co-sponsoring “Primp for Prom” on Thursday, March 4, from 1 to 7 p.m. and Friday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at Woodward High School... Full story

 

NORMA JEAN SCHIFFNER

Norma Jean (Shoemaker) Schiffner was born on November 8, 1931 in Alva, Oklahoma, to William Coleman and Wealtha Ann (Case) Shoemaker. She passed from her worldly home at Share Convalescent Home in Alv...

 

Tax season

Tax season was extended last year due to the pandemic and the deadline postponed. If you waited on a refund, it may not have come until November but this year things are back on schedule. There are...

 

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, Sheb Wooley was able to achieve a successful acting career with supporting roles in numerous westerns on television and in movie theaters. Beginning in 1950, Wooley acted in many...

 

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, Sheb Wooley was able to achieve a successful acting career with supporting roles in numerous westerns on television and in movie theaters. Beginning in 1950, Wooley acted in many...

 

Alva Goldbugs win district over Blackwell

After three previous wins against Blackwell this season, the Alva Goldbugs weren't too worried about the outcome of their Monday district playoff game in Alva. The Goldbugs won by a lop-sided 61-37 to... Full story

 

Alva Ladybugs take district championship over Blackwell

The Alva Ladybugs took on the Blackwell Lady Maroons in district playoffs Monday night in Alva. With the playoffs delayed by weather, both teams had an unexpectedly long break between games. Alva led... Full story

 

Baseball weekend series moved to Alva

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Baseball team will now be playing a home series with Arkansas Monticello this weekend Feb. 26 and 27. The original road series conference opener is being moved to Alva for a home series due to the...

 

Lady Rangers drop home thriller to SWOSU

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers fell short 82-88, against the Bulldogs of Southwestern Oklahoma State on Monday night. Northwestern finished with two players in double-digit scoring figures, Scout...

 

Ranger softball sweeps Sterling 4-3, 8-0

STERLING, Kan. – Northwestern scored 12 runs on the day and saw its pitching staff combine to allow three runs on its way to a doubleheader sweep of Sterling (Kan.) on Tuesday afternoon, taking game one 4-3 before winning the nightcap 8-0. The swee...

 

Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it Mr. Potato Head or not? Hasbro created confusion Thursday when it announced that it would drop the “Mr.” from the brand’s name in order to be more inclusive and so all could feel “welcome in the Potato Head world....

 

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this...

 

Monarch butterflies down 26% in Mexico wintering grounds

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds in central Mexico decreased by about 26% this year, and four times as many trees were lost to illegal logging, drought and other causes, making...

 

COVID-19 bill must drop minimum wage hike, arbiter decides

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats’ drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall from a massive COVID-19 relief bill the party is trying to...

 

Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan gym into a hub of human trafficking by coercing girls to...

 

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