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Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Pancake, sausage patty, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – Biscuit and sausage gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Toast, scrambled eggs, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Yogurt...

 

Correction

In “Kinzie helicopters assist rescue efforts in the Blizzard of 1971” by Paul Kinzie in the Feb. 21 issue of the Alva Review-Courier, the name of the National Guard unit commander was reported incorrectly. His name was Vale Jespersen. We regret...

 

The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain seeks talented high school students

For nearly 45 years, auditioning for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain (OSAI) has been a rite of passage for talented young actors, singers, writers, dancers, visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and photographers. This year's...

 

Restrictions loosening at Share Convalescent Home

With all but one of the residents finishing their coronavirus vaccinations, Share Convalescent Home in Alva has been able to loosen some restrictions. Administrator Kelly Parker said the one exception...

 

Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association cancel two upcoming events

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is canceling two upcoming events in response to the continuing health and safety concerns of the Covid-19 environment. This is the second year that both events have been canceled due to the...

 

Northwestern outstanding senior applications due March 23

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is preparing to recognize the 2021 outstanding seniors. Seniors who graduated in December 2020 or are set to graduate in spring/summer 2021 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have the following...

 

Coffeetime

Andy stepped outside after the recent huge snow storm in our city to meet our postman halfway. Our street was too clogged with snow and ice for him to navigate safely, so our mailman had wisely...

 

Murdock's Minutes

There’s a famous quote from Oklahoma’s most famous son, Will Rogers, who once said if you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it’ll change. That statement may be a slight exaggeration, but not by much. It’s amazing to...

 

What a difference a week can make

Gone is the snow. Fifteen degrees below is a memory, and I haven't had to leave the faucets dripping all week. Jack and I dropped Dad off at the Kansas Star Casino and went to the pinball place...

 

Cancelling traditional energy isn't the solution

Did you enjoy the recent free trial of living in Alaska? The sub-zero temperatures in the entire region challenged our families, our first responders, our churches, our nonprofits, and our energy infrastructure. The weather tested our resolve and our...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, Feb. 23

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 61 ½ wins, 26 ½ losses Dilly Dilly: 56 wins, 32 losses Knights of Columbus: 55 wins, 33 losses Rollin Good Times: 47 wins, 41 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 44 wins, 44 losses Next Frame: 41 ½ wins, 46 ½ losses...

 

Alva FFA and 4-H Swine Show team rocks Woodward District Livestock Show

The 2020-2021 Alva FFA and 4-H Swine Show Team literally rocked the Woodward District Livestock Show on February 22. The team had twelve first-place ribbons, six second-place ribbons, four...

 

Alva's new mural features Carrie Nation

A hatchet-wielding Carrie Nation is the subject of the newest mural in Alva. While living in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Nation began her temperance work with an attack on a bar in Kiowa, Kansas, just... Full story

 

Wallis chosen as All-Stater by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced recipients of its prestigious 2021 Academic All-State Awards. The 100 top public high school seniors, were selected from 379 nominations statewide,...

 

Rangers come back in Game 2 win to split doubleheader

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers opened conference play Friday afternoon, splitting the doubleheader by losing the first game 12-5 but responding with a come from behind victory to win the second game 4-3 in seven innings. With the split doubleheader, the...

 

Alva Ladybugs win easily over Crossings Christian in regional game

The home court advantage wasn't a factor Friday night as the Crossings Christian Lady Knights were clearly out-matched by the Alva Ladybugs. Alva lost to Chisholm in the first round of the regional... Full story

 

Lady Rangers fall short after late start at Southeastern

DURANT, Okla. – Northwestern women's basketball fell short 63-68 against the Savage Storm of Southeastern Thursday night in Durant. Northwestern moves to 6-12 overall and 4-12 in the Great American Conference. Scout Frame recorded 23 points, three...

 

The number of Oklahoma's active COVID-19 cases keeps sinking

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of Oklahoma hospital patients with COVID-19 continues to sink, state health officials reported Saturday. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 12,929 patients with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19...

 

10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could get new trials

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state's prisoners condemned to die, could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning criminal jurisdiction in Indian...

 

No. 7 Baylor women rout K-State, 11th straight Big 12 title

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor's Queen Egbo lifted teammate DiDi Richards while dancing a couple of circles before an instant team photo while coach Kim Mulkey crouched to greet her grandson as he ran toward her. Yes, the Lady Bears are celebrating yet...

 

Bill to drop concealed carry age won't get committee vote

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bill to lower the legal age to carry concealed firearms in Kansas from 21 to 18 has stalled in a House committee, but a supporter plans to offer the proposal for consideration on the House floor. Rep. John Barker, an Abilene...

 

Judge: Autistic man must stay in Missouri welfare custody

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A young man with severe autism must stay in the custody of Missouri's child welfare agency, despite soon turning 21, a judge ruled Friday. Jackson County Judge Kea Bird-Riley also ordered that he remain in his current placem...

 

Kansas man charged after driving into lake with mother

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old Kansas man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly driving a vehicle into Lone Star Lake with his mother inside. Jeremy S. Williams of Lawrence made his first court appearance Friday where he was...

 

Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating. The Sacramento Bee reports Dr. Scott Green appeared Thursday...

 

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