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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...

 

A shocking confession

Happy end of February, everyone! I know that’s a weird thing to celebrate, but in these post-holiday seasons you must take what you can get! Now, to anyone who knows me this should come as no surprise at all, but I must confess something to you. Ar...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Introducing the Accapella picnic

We now interrupt our regularly scheduled article for an important message from our sponsors. For the better part of 50 years, the family at College Hill Church of Christ has hosted the Annual Alva...

 

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots

Voters in the City of Waynoka or Freedom School District who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 7 Special Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. Although the county election board...

 

Lucas announces FAA grant to Alva Regional Airport

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) Monday announced more than $2.7 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants supporting airport infrastructure improvements and safety in western Oklahoma. “The investment in...

 

Rep. Newton talks about Medicaid expansion

Last Friday, Feb. 21, the Alva Chamber of Commerce held the monthly community coffee and legislative update at Fechner Pump and Supply. Both Rep. Carl Newton and Sen. Casey Murdock were present to give reports. Rep. Carl Newton Dr. Newton said the...

 

Lucky employee No. 13 celebrates 20 years working for VAP

Hopeton resident Juanita Cropp considers number 13 as a good luck charm. Twenty years ago, Cropp became the 13th employee hired by Value Added Products (VAP). Today she celebrates 20 years working for...

 

Voter registration deadline is March 13

Friday, March 13, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 7 Special Election for the City of Waynoka and Freedom School District, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn says. Persons...

 

Woods County ranch owner receives Centennial Ranch Award

OKLAHOMA CITY – Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced that an Oklahoma Centennial Ranch Award has been presented to the owner of a Woods County ranch. Edward Short of Alva owns RW Ranch located in the vicinity of Alva....

 

Woods County 4-H members compete in food show/baking contest

On Monday, Feb. 17, Woods County 4-H members, three Cloverbuds and two adult volunteers competed in the 2020 Woods County Food Show and Baking Contest. Addley Hanson, Remington York and Sequin Graves...

 

Primp for Prom event earns statewide community service award

Primp for Prom, an annual community service project co-sponsored by the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Social Work's student organization Social Workers Association of Tomorrow...

 

JAMES STEPHEN BROWN

James Stephen Brown, 83, of Ponca City, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020. A Rosary Ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Trout Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass of...

 

Cell phones

Warren Buffett bought a smart phone. In spite of Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett’s parent company, owning 129,357,106 shares of Apple, he continued to use a flip phone, even becoming adept at texting...

 

Random Thoughts: The story of Henry Box Brown – part 2

In 1849, Virginia slave Henry Brown resolved to escape to a free northern state. He decided to conceal himself inside a wooden crate and ship himself to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Brown sat in the...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Feb. 26

Dilly Dilly 62 ½ wins 41 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 54 wins 50 losses Rollin Good Times 54 wins 50 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 51 ½ wins 52 ½ losses Next Frame 50 wins 54 losses Knights of Columbus 49 wins 55 losses O'Bar 47 wins 57 losses...

 

Ranger Softball victorious in mid-week contest

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball cruised to a mid-week victory over Southwest Baptist Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Bearcats 12-3. Game Two was called off in the third inning due to weather. Kalie Johnson supplied...

 

Ranger track headed to GAC championships

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University's indoor track and field team aims for a strong finish in the Great American Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships beginning today (Friday) at the Mosier Indoor Facility in Norman. "We...

 

Goldbugs top Lone Grove 46-34

The Alva Goldbugs headed to Norman Thursday to play the Lone Grove Longhorns in the first round of the regionals. The teams met at 3 p.m. at Community Christian in the consolation bracket game. Alva...

 

Iowa State looks to sweep Oklahoma St.

Iowa State (12-16, 5-10) vs. Oklahoma State (14-14, 4-11) Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma State seeks revenge on Iowa State after dropping the first matchup in Ames. The teams last faced each othe...

 

OU faces tough test vs No. 20 WVU

Oklahoma (17-11, 7-8) vs. No. 20 West Virginia (19-9, 7-8) WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 20 West Virginia presents a tough challenge for Oklahoma. Oklahoma has won two of its six games against ranked...

 

ONE Gas to Participate in BofA Securities Power, Gas and Solar Leaders Conference

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today announced it will participate in the BofA Securities Power, Gas and Solar Leaders Conference on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Boston, Massachusetts. Pierce H. Norton II,...

 

Oklahoma court upholds murder conviction in Enid slaying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday upheld the murder conviction and life with parole sentence of an Enid man in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old in Enid. The court rejected appeals by Christopher Reynaud,...

 

Hearing for suspect in college player's death rescheduled

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A competency hearing for a man accused of killing a Kansas college football player and wounding New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine was rescheduled Thursday because he had refused to cooperate with efforts to evaluate...

 

Man who fatally shot cousin while showing off guns sentenced

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old Wichita man who accidentally shot and killed his cousin while several people were drinking and showing off guns has been sentenced to three years in prison. Martin David Ruiz Jr. was sentenced Wednesday for...

 

Students stage sit-in outside University of Oklahoma offices

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dozens of University of Oklahoma students staged a sit-in for a second day Thursday outside OU's administrative offices following two instances of professors using racial slurs in the classroom. OU's Black Emergency Response...

 

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