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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. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 
 By Brady Marston    Local    March 8, 2019

Changes in the Church

Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    March 8, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

We’re currently preparing for the third installment of a short series on “Love,” to be presented at College Hill Church of Christ next Sunday. As it turns out, the apostle Paul (whom I am plagiarizing heavily) had more to say about what love...

 

NWOGS to learn about Dust Bowl days

The March meeting of the Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society will be held at the Alva Public Library on March 9 at 10 a.m. The program will be “'Dust Bowl Days' told by Mrs. Hendersen of Texas County, Oklahoma,” presented by Rose Blunk. The pres...

 

February Rotary Students of the Month honored

Kaden Hensley Kaden is the son of Kamron and Kara Hensley. High school activities include football, basketball, track, class office freshman through junior year, Spanish Club and Key Club. Kaden...

 

Northwestern to observe spring break; summer enrollment open

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will observe the traditional collegiate spring break from March 18-22. Classes will resume their normal schedule on Monday, March 25. Administrative offices at all three campuses will be closed Monday through...

 

BOBBIE 'JEAN' GRAVES

Celebration of Life Services for Bobbie "Jean" Graves, age 94 of Enid, will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Enid with Rev Ted Kuschel officiating. Burial will be 2:30 p.m. in...

 

CAROL ANN 'AXLINE' OLSON

Carol Ann Olson, 72 years old, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. She was the wife of Kieth Olson. She was cremated at her request. Services will be at a later date. Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service in Enid, Oklahoma, is in charge of the...

 

JoRHEA LANSDOWN

Family visitation for JoRhea Lansdown will be at Wharton Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 8, 2019

New Year don'ts

New Year’s resolutions rarely take so, Kiwanis Magazine gave me some ideas on what not to do in 2019. Several I had already decided in favor of, the first of which is not leaving voice mails....

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 8, 2019

Random Thoughts

Having won the election of 1920, Republicans Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge assumed office as president and vice president on March 4, 1921. Among the Cabinet members President Harding...

 

Northwestern Symphony Band, Jazz Ensemble to present 'Into the Storm'

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Fine Arts Department will present the instrumental concert "Into the Storm," featuring the Symphony Band and the Jazz Ensemble, Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m. in...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 8, 2019

Brown, King receive All-GAC accolades

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University leading scorers Bailey Brown and Kalea King added some post season honors to their resume’s Wednesday evening as the pair were recognized as All-Great American Conference Honor Mention...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 8, 2019

Ponce hits triple, homers twice in 11-7 Ranger win at NSU

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball needed an early comeback Wednesday afternoon and the bats responded as the Rangers completed a season sweep over Northeastern State in Tahlequah, 11-7. The Rangers found themselves...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 8, 2019

Ponce hits triple homes twice in 11-7 Ranger win at NSU

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball needed an early comeback Wednesday afternoon and the bats responded as the Rangers completed a season sweep over Northeastern State in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 11-7. The Rangers found...

 

Rangers softball drops both ends of doubleheader to No. 3 Southern Arkansas

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers softball team continued to battle against the No. 3 ranked team in the nation Southern Arkansas on Saturday as they dropped both games of a doubleheader. Madison Friest had two...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 8, 2019

NWOSU women's basketball to face rival in GAC tournament quarterfinals Thursday

ALVA, Okla. – For the first time since becoming eligible for postseason play as an NCAA program, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s basketball team will take rival Southwestern Oklahoma State in the Great American Conference...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of March 5

Marshall's Old Timers: 61 ½ wins, 34 ½ losses Pony Boys: 60 wins, 36 losses Rollin Good Times: 57 ½ wins, 38 ½ losses Schuesslers: 57 wins, 39 losses O-Bar: 47 wins, 49 losses Ten Pin Oil Men: 45 ½ wins, 50 ½ losses Knights of Columbus: 45 ...

 

Northwestern choirs to perform Masterworks Concert in Enid, Alva

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Fine Arts will present the Masterworks Concert "Music and War," featuring the Concert Choir, Chorale and Singers, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the Enid...

 

Car recovered from Oklahoma lake connected to 2 bodies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A car discovered in an Oklahoma City-area lake may be connected to the bodies of two males discovered there recently, authorities said Thursday. The body of Kelvin Perez-Lopez, 18, was discovered on Feb. 23 in Lake Overholser,...

 

Officials name victims of disposal site explosion near Enid

ENID, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a man killed and another wounded in an explosion at a salt water disposal site in northern Oklahoma. The incident happened southwest of Enid on Monday night. The Enid News & Eagle...

 

Oklahoma appeals court upholds life sentence in gang slaying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 42-year-old man convicted of shooting a rival gang member to death. The court returned the ruling Thursday to Eric Tyrone Bradford, who was...

 

Number of Oklahoma flu deaths now stands at 51 for season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of flu-related deaths in Oklahoma this season now stands at 51. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Thursday that nearly half of the deaths have come in northeastern Oklahoma with 15 in the region and...

 

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