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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...

 

Fellowship with Him daily

Many people say they do one thing and then they go and do another. Many people say they are Christians but then they go and do sinful things. Many people go to church on Sundays and then lead a different life Monday through Saturday. This happens...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for March 3

Dilly Dilly 63 ½ wins 44 ½ losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 55 ½ wins 52 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 55 wins 53 losses Rollin Good Times 53 wins 55 losses Knights of Comumbus 52 wins 56 losses The Bowl Movements 52 wins 56 losses Next Frame 51 wins...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    March 6, 2020

Northwestern breaks eight school records at GAC Championships

NORMAN – The Northwestern Oklahoma State track and field team wrapped up the Great American Conference Championships inside of the Mosier Indoor Facility Saturday, breaking eight school records, setting 35 new personal best and collecting 15...

 

Brown and King receive GAC honors Wednesday evening

ALVA – The Lady Rangers two leading scorers Bailey Brown and Kalea King were honored Wednesday evening at the annual Great American Conference awards banquet, as the conference announced their season accolades. Brown was awarded by being selected...

 

Brown named GAC Player of the Week

ALVA – The Lady Rangers junior forward Bailey Brown received the Great American Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week award Monday afternoon, the conference released. Brown becomes the first Lady Ranger player to win the award this...

 

Rangers drop rubber match in Magnolia

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Rangers looked to steal the series victory on the road in Magnolia after splitting the doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 29. The rubber match was set for Sunday afternoon. Muleriders would rally behind eight home runs throughout...

 

Rangers Baseball drops mid-week game to Northeastern State

TAHLEQUAH – The Rangers baseball team was set to take on the Northeastern State RiverHawks for a rematch from the 5-1 defeat on Feb. 11. The Tuesday afternoon game was taken by Northeastern State 4-2 as they used a three-run second inning to take...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 6, 2020

The story of Henry Box Brown, part 3

Random Thoughts As we saw previously, Henry Brown devised an unprecedented way to escape from slavery. He successfully shipped himself in a wooden crate from Virginia to Pennsylvania. Thereafter,...

 

Murdock's Minutes

Last Thursday was the deadline for Senate committees to vote on legislation that was introduced in this chamber. There were more than 800 bills filed, and more than 400 of them were approved by our various committees and are now available to hear on...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 6, 2020

A circular economy

Robert Kunzig in National Geographic says, “A circular economy aims to end trash by not producing it at all.” A noble thought, but how do you convince 7.7 billion Earth dwellers to comply? Of the...

 

ELIZABETH WAYNELL WIEBENER

Memorial services for Elizabeth Waynell Wiebener will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Alva First Christian Church with Rev. Ron Pingelton and Pastor Drew Kirtley officiating, under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of...

 

Spring break at Northwestern to be observed; summer enrollment open

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will observe the traditional collegiate spring break from March 16-20. Classes will resume their normal schedule on Monday, March 23. Administrative offices at all three campuses will be closed Monday through We...

 

Northwestern enrollment down in spring 2020

Northwestern Oklahoma State University follows the state and national trend with a decrease in enrollment for the spring 2020 semester. A total of 1,765 students are enrolled in spring classes, which is 2.9 percent fewer than last year. At the main...

 

Visitation canceled at 6 prisons

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Department of Corrections has canceled visitation at three state prisons starting Thursday and extending through the weekend. Additionally, visitation is canceled at the state's three private prisons. Visitation is...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 6, 2020

Alva library working on policy to eliminate book fines

The Alva Public Library Board has asked Library Director Sandra Ott Hamilton to put together a proposal for eliminating fines on overdue books. At Monday’s meeting, Hamilton told the board the library took in $68 in fines during February. They... Full story

 

Northwestern staff member chosen as finalist in Saints and Sinners Literary Festival

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's own Matthew Cherry, director of the Academic Success Center, has received the high honor of being a finalist in the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival.... Full story

 

Oklahoma pastors isolated over possible coronavirus exposure

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two leaders at an Oklahoma-based megachurch have been quarantined after learning they may have been exposed to the new coronavirus at a Germany conference where a scheduled speaker tested positive for the virus. Rev. Craig...

 

US Sen. Jim Inhofe, 85, of Oklahoma to seek another term

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, 85, a fixture in Oklahoma politics for more than 50 years, announced Thursday that he intends to seek another six-year term in office. Inhofe told The Associated Press this week that his close...

 

Woman sentenced to 13 years in Kansas deputy dragging case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A driver who dragged a Kansas sheriff's deputy while fleeing after being stopped has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison. Melissa Heinzman was sentenced Thursday for aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer...

 
 By Dave Skretta    Regional    March 6, 2020

Kansas objects to NCAA charges in response to allegations

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas forcefully objected to charges that its storied men's basketball program, currently No. 1 in the nation, and its football programs had committed significant violations tied primarily to recruiting when...

 
 By John Hanna    Regional    March 6, 2020

Amid opioid, vaping suits, Kansas looks to curb local action

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Business groups and Kansas' Republican attorney general are pushing for a state law that could prevent cities, counties and local school districts from suing big corporations such as opioid and vaping products manufacturers....

 

Kansas investigating massage therapist for female athletes

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man recently charged with a child sex crime provided massage services to some University of Kansas women's athletic teams since 2015, the school's chancellor and athletics director said Thursday. Chancellor Doug...

 

Gov. Kelly issues disaster declaration over fire risk

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state of Kansas is under a disaster emergency declaration through Saturday because of the risk of wildfires. Gov. Laura Kelly signed the declaration Thursday. Conditions across the state are ripe for fire because of dry cond...

 

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