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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...

 
 By Marion Hadsel    Local    March 11, 2022

A word of encouragement

If you pay any attention to the news at all, you are fully aware that there are people who are fleeing for their lives from a sociopathic, narcissistic communist dictator and former KGB chieftain who wants to supposedly restore "Mother Russia." His...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 11, 2022

Let's study the Bible

Ecclesiastes 3:1 says “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” God had a plan from before creation. He chose His people to bring Christ into the world. He chose the time Christ would be born. He was promised for...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 11, 2022

Daylight saving time begins Sunday

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 13. Don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. Of course, cellphones and most computers automatically update. The...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 11, 2022

Decisions, decisions

“The mind is an amazing thing, it starts to work first thing in the morning and doesn’t stop working until the teacher calls on you in class.” My friends and I joke about “senior moments...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 11, 2022

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, the United States created its first national park – Yellowstone – in 1872. In the 1890s the government established three more national parks to assist the country’s growing...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 11, 2022

Men's golf wraps up Arkansas trip

FORT SMITH, Ark. – The Northwestern men's golf team traveled to Fort Smith, Arkansas, to compete in the Hardscrabble Invitational at Hardscrabble Country Club. This was the men's golf team second invitational of the spring season. The Rangers...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 11, 2022

Softball weekend series moved back to open Saturday

ALVA, Okla. – Due to the projected forecast and temperatures in Alva the scheduled Friday and Saturday series vs Southeastern Oklahoma State will be moved back to Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March 13. The three game series will feature a...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 11, 2022

Northwestern women's golf concludes Diffee Ford Lincoln Invitational

OKLAHOMA CITY – Northwestern Women's Golf team finished up the Diffee Ford Lincoln Invitational on Tuesday at the Lincoln Park Golf Course in Oklahoma City. The Red-and-Black would tally a total team score of 666 to finish 12th. The Rangers were...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of March 8

Team Standings Knights of Columbus 73 ½ Wins 38 ½ Losses The Bowl Movements 68 Wins 44 Losses Dilly Dilly 67 Wins 45 Losses Rollin GoodTimes 56 Wins 56 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 52 ½ Wins 59 ½ Losses O'Bar 48 ½ Wins 63 ½ Losses Next Frame 46...

 

Northwestern Staff Council planning Campus Beautification event

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Staff Council is sponsoring Campus Beautification events in Alva, Enid and Woodward during the month of April and are looking for volunteers to help. On...

 

ETS Proficiency Profile approaching for Northwestern students

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s assessment and institutional effectiveness office is calling upon students who have between 40 and 75 credit hours at Northwestern to complete a general education assessment. The Educational Testing Service...

 

IRS investigating Epic Charter Schools finances

Epic Charter Schools is facing another investigation of its finances and governance, this one by the Internal Revenue Service, Oklahoma Watch has learned. The online charter school's board chairman...

 
 By DAVE SKRETTA    Sports    March 11, 2022

No. 4 Baylor women rout Oklahoma State in Big 12 tourney

ANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Big 12 player of the year NaLyssa Smith scored 15 points, Baylor shut out Oklahoma State into the second quarter and the No. 4 Bears rolled the rest of the way to a 76-36 victory Friday in the quarterfinals of the conference...

 

Oklahoma Senate approves half-dozen anti-abortion measures

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Republican-controlled Oklahoma Senate has approved a half-dozen anti-abortion measures, including a Texas-style abortion ban that allows private lawsuits against those who perform abortions. The full Senate approved each...

 

Kansas woman charged in baby's death faces new charges

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Johnson County woman already charged in the death of her young son in a fire has been charged with attempting to intimidate in witness in the case. Karlie Mae Phelps, 28, was charged Thursday with violating a protective order...

 

Man pleads guilty in shooting death of woman in Linwood

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A rural Linwood man pleaded no contest Friday to fatally shooting his girlfriend in 2018. Dan S. Flannagan, 67, was originally charged with second-degree murder in the death of Constance Perryman. His trial was scheduled...

 

GOP Kansas Senate map creates 2 districts with 2 incumbents

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans are moving to redraw the boundaries of Kansas Senate districts so that a GOP and Democratic senator would face running against each other and the Redistricting Committee's chair would be drawn into a GOP colleague's...

 

NH lawmakers firmly reject seceding from United States

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House overwhelmingly rejected a proposal Thursday that called for the state to secede from the United States, although 13 lawmakers supported it. Under the secession proposal, voters would have been asked to...

 

Texas clinics' lawsuit over abortion ban 'effectively over'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday dealt essentially a final blow to abortion clinics' best hopes of stopping a restrictive law that has sharply curtailed the number of abortions in the state since September and will now fully s...

 

Live updates: Officials warn of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war: LVIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities have warned of a humanitarian catastrophe in the port city of Mariupol, which has been encircled by Russian forces and cut off from deliveries of food and...

 

No indictment for Texans QB Watson over sex assault claims

HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury on Friday declined to indict Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson following a police investigation sparked by lawsuits filed by 22 women who have accused him of sexual assault and harassment. The grand jury's...

 

Russia's bioweapon conspiracy theory finds support in US

Russia's baseless claims about secret American biological warfare labs in Ukraine are taking root in the U.S. too, uniting COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, QAnon adherents and some supporters of ex-President Donald Trump. Despite rebuttals from...

 

US rolls out more sanctions after North Korea missile tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department announced new sanctions Friday after North Korea had tested parts of its biggest intercontinental ballistic missile in two recent launches, a sign it is likely to fire that weapon soon to put...

 

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