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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.;...

 

LYNN LUTHER MARTIN

Lynn Luther Martin, 77, departed this life on March 12, 2019, in Alva. The memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, in the Alva High School Auditorium with Dr. W. Jay Tyree officiating....

 
 By Anna Motycka    Local    March 15, 2019

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: The great eight

This year at Burlington High School we have eight eighth graders. This class is very passionate about what they believe in and love cracking jokes. One of their favorite past memories is going to the...

 
 By Tateyn Rieger    Local    March 15, 2019

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Daring Drake

Drake Ryan Peffly is the 18-year-old son of Dustin Peffly and Jaque Ruhl. He has 14 siblings. He was born in Enid, Oklahoma, and is currently a senior at Burlington High School. He is active in...

 
 By Lauren Lagos    Local    March 15, 2019

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Fearless fifth graders

The Burlington fifth grade class has nine energetic, funny and lovable students. Their teacher, Lindsey Morgan, has been teaching for 13 years. This class says that they love all subjects in school....

 
 By Hailey Dotson    Local    March 15, 2019

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Burlington FFA and 4-H hold local stock show

This past week Burlington FFA and 4-H members held a local educational event in the show barn at Burlington school for elementary students. Several 4-H and FFA members brought in their show animals...

 
 By Raye Lyn Bird    Local    March 15, 2019

Burlington seniors spend time at Capitol

Four Burlington seniors recently had the opportunity to serve as Senate pages in the Oklahoma Senate under Sen. Roland Pedersen. During their time at the State Capitol, the pages are kept busy...

 
 By Raye Lyn Bird    Local    March 15, 2019

Burlington STEM students compete at engineering fair

The acronym "STEM" is an important word in education. In a world full of ever-increasing technology, the need for students to be educated in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is also ev...

 

Burlington vocal groups perform

The Burlington Junior High and High School Choir recently competed at the District Vocal Competition. The students performed "I Can See the River Jordan" and an a capella piece, "Fa Una Canzona." The...

 
 By Nathan Hosier    Local    March 15, 2019

Seasons of change

As I am writing this the wind is blowing with gusts of at least 50 mph. It's a warm day. It feels like the seasons are finally changing. With the power of this wind something must be changing. We all are looking forward to the change of season. With...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    March 15, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

Our granddaughter is six. Our “living room” has several hundred square feet of open floor space, with just a few narrow columns to interrupt our play. As a result, Papa and “Binky” spend a lot of time doing dribble practice, swatting a...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of March 12

Marshall's Old Timers: 63 ½ wins, 36 ½ losses Schuesslers: 61 wins, 39 losses Pony Boys: 60 wins, 40 losses Rollin Good Times: 59 ½ wins, 40 ½ losses O-Bar: 51 wins, 49 losses Ten Pin Oil Men: 48 ½ wins, 51 ½ losses Knights of Columbus: 46 ...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 15, 2019

Ranger track and field tabbed to finish 8th

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been picked to finish eighth in the Great American Conference according to the GAC Outdoor Women’s Track and Field Preseason Poll released by the conference Wednesday afternoon. Nort...

 
 By Ted Harbin    Sports    March 15, 2019

Rangers rodeo women take another title

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s rodeo team is making a statement early in the spring portion of the season. The Rangers have won the first two rodeos of the semester, first at Kansas State University a few weeks...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 15, 2019

Washburn Invitational rescheduled for March 18

TOPEKA, Kan. – Due to course conditions and forecast rain, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s golf opener at the Washburn Invitational has been pushed by a week. The event, hosted by Washburn and held at the Topeka Country Club, is...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 15, 2019

Ranger Football Golf Tournament set for May 31–June 1

ALVA, Okla. –The 2019 version of the Ranger Football Golf Tournament has been set, Northwestern Oklahoma State University head football coach Matt Walter announced on Monday. The always popular early summer event will take place June 1 at the Alva...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 15, 2019

Bundy, Andujar homer in losses at UAM

MONTICELLO, Ark. – It was a tough day for Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball Sunday afternoon as the Rangers dropped a pair of games at Arkansas-Monticello in Great American Conference player. UAM got the best of the Rangers in the ope...

 
 By Jim Zachary    Local    March 15, 2019

Sunshine your fundamental right

For government to be of, by and for the people it must be out in front of the people. The theme for Sunshine Week 2019 is simply, “It’s your right to know.” The reason it’s your right to know is that it’s your government. From the...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 15, 2019

St. Patricks's Day

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, March was named for Mars, the Roman god of war. This was the time of year to resume military campaigns that had been interrupted by winter. With March comes...

 

WCIDA discusses audit and turkey hunt preparations

The upcoming Turkey Hunt – to be April 10-12 – was the biggest topic of conversation at the Woods County Industrial Authority meeting on Tuesday, March 12. WCIDA member Connor Martin ran the meeting, with members Stan Kline and Randy McMurphy in...

 

NOC to honor distinguished alumni Todd Miller

Northern Oklahoma College alum Todd Miller will be inducted into the Northern Oklahoma College Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Saturday, March 30. Miller, NOC Class of 1990, will be honored in a...

 

Girl Scouts donate 'Birthday in a Bag' to food bank

Girl Scouts with Woods Service Unit decided to do something a little bit different for their spring service project this year. Usually they do a baby shower for the first baby girl born around Girl...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 15, 2019

Kansas man injured in Alfalfa County crash

A Kansas man was admitted to the hospital following a wreck in Alfalfa County. Michael D. Farley, 48, of Wellington, Kansas, was transported by Alfalfa County EMS to Bass Hospital in Enid. He was transferred to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 15, 2019

Random Thoughts

Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover were all sworn in as leaders of the federal government’s executive branch in March 1921. Harding, a former senator from Ohio, was the new...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 15, 2019

Avard Rail Park Authority looks to future as loan amount decreases

Members of the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening at Northwest Technology Center. Members Ed Sutter, Todd Holder, Allan Poe and Stan Bixler found no reason to convene into executive session,...

 

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