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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...

 

Burlington School News: Students get a wake-up call at OSBI program

A representative of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) presented a program to the junior high and high school students on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Special Agent Trevor Ridgeway spoke to the...

 

Burlington School News: Powerful Paden

Paden Lee Allen is the 17 year-old son of Josh and Jessica Allen. He was born in Enid, Oklahoma, on March 10, 2003. Some of Paden's hobbies in his spare time are hunting, fishing, welding and being...

 

Have a loving Christmas!

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love” (1 Cor. 13:13). This is the last verse of what is called “The Love Chapter.” Love is what we are also thinking about this Advent. It is usually thought...

 

Burlington School News: Funky freshmen

Burlington's freshman class did not get to have a traditional eighth-grade promotion last year because of the coronavirus. They expected this year to be stressful and different, but they were excited...

 

Burlington School News: Christmas tree lighting and music programs combined this year

The annual FFA Christmas tree lighting and Christmas music program were combined this year. The event was held at the park in Burlington on Monday, Dec. 14. The Lions Club served chili, hot chocolate... Full story

 
 By Caleb Cox    Local    December 18, 2020

Burlington School News: Seniors build a hovercraft

Every year, the senior physics class builds a hovercraft with Mrs. Newlin. It took them just one class period to build the hovercraft. They built it out of wood, two sheep blowers, and a chair. The... Full story

 

A man of many achievements, part 4

Random Thoughts When William McKinley became U.S. president in 1897, Charles Dawes thought that his future in politics looked promising. Dawes had managed McKinley’s campaign in Illinois, and...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Dec. 15

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 43 wins, 13 losses Dilly Dilly: 39 wins, 17 losses Rollin Good Times: 29 wins, 27 losses O'Bar: 27 wins, 29 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 27 wins, 29 losses Knights of Columbus: 26 wins, 30 losses Next Frame: 24 wins...

 

Duesenberg Motor Company

Duesenberg Motor Company, founded in 1913 by brothers August and Fredrick Duesenberg, built racing and luxury cars. The brothers were self-taught engineers who built many experimental cars, race cars...

 

Senate Review

It was a momentous week across the state and in Senate District 19 as the Covid-19 vaccine was delivered to Oklahoma. I received an invitation from Integris Bass Baptist Hospital CEO Finny Mathew to witness the first Covid-19 vaccinations...

 

As Covid-19 spreads in state prisons, inmate families protest poor conditions

An upset prison guard walked into Stephanie Avery's housing unit. Avery, a former Mabel Bassett Correctional Center inmate, says the officer pulled her mask below the chin, approached a group of...

 

Goldbugs lose to OCA in close game 63-56

High school basketball schedules are undergoing numerous cancellations as teams are facing quarantine. Last week, the Alva High School Ladybugs and Goldbugs were scheduled to play in a tournament at... Full story

 

Search for Tulsa Race Massacre remains may be expanded

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Investigators want to expand their search for bodies of people killed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre after uncovering a dozen sets of remains during a cemetery excavation in October, a state official says. State Archeologist...

 

In public housing, a small debt can get poor tenants evicted

CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) — Public housing is supposed to be a solution to homelessness, not a cause of it. But in Crisfield, a city of 2,600 on the Chesapeake Bay, the housing authority is one of the leading eviction filers. It files cases against...

 

About 2,200 virus vaccinations administered in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The more than 33,000 initial doses of the coronavirus vaccine sent to Oklahoma have now been delivered across the state and more than 2,200 people have been vaccinated with no significant side effects reported, deputy state...

 

Oklahoma man to be arraigned next month in court attack

MAUSTON, Wis. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of trying to bite sheriff's deputies and stab one with a pen during a courtroom scuffle in Wisconsin is facing and arraignment in January on felony charges. A criminal complaint charges 30-year-old...

 

Oklahoma school report cards suspended, student tests go on

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Board of Education has suspended the state's school report cards, but will continue with year-end testing of students. The board voted Thursday to suspend the school report cards because of what state school...

 

Let the hype begin for Chiefs-Saints. You know it's coming

A rite of December in the NFL, along with Christmas, Hanukkah and meaningless games for the Jets, Bengals and Lions, is the release of playoff scenarios. Those scenarios become less complicated as the league gets deeper into the month. Suffice to...

 

Governor 'OK' with 2nd round of shots; Kansas economy slumps

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly expressed little concern Friday over a smaller-than-expected second shipment of a coronavirus vaccine for Kansas, adding that she expects the state's plan for distributing shots in coming months to boost an...

 

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