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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 Kim Barker    Local    March 19, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Last week we read the book of Acts about the establishment of Christ’s church, and the spreading of the good news throughout the world. The miraculous works of God were evident in accomplishing His purposes. This week we will read Numbers 1-18....

 

Alva's Farmer's Market organizational meeting for 2021

All gardeners interested in marketing their produce at the Alva’s Farmer's Market are invited to attend an organizational meeting on Thursday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Woods County Courthouse. The meeting will begin with...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2021

Woods County Excise Board meets

The Woods County Excise Board met Wednesday morning in the county courthouse conference room. Board members present were Bob Seivert, Chris Olson and Joe Shirley. County Clerk Shelley Reed was also at...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 19, 2021

Lithium

The manufacturing strength of a country was once measured in its use of sulfuric acid. The measure today is in lithium. Increasing in use as the core ingredient in rechargeable batteries, it is found...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 19, 2021

Random Thoughts

American oilman J. Paul Getty was, at the time of his death in 1976, reportedly worth $6 billion, making him perhaps the richest man in the world. Consequently, criminals out to make lots of money...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of March 16

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 64 ½ wins, 35 ½ losses Knights of Columbus: 63 wins, 37 losses Dilly Dilly: 61 wins, 39 losses Rollin Good Times: 53 wins, 47 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 53 wins, 47 losses Next Frame: 48 ½ wins, 51 ½ losses...

 

Candidate Profile: Daniel Winter

My name is Daniel Winters. I have had the pleasure of being a part of the community since 2003. I graduated from Alva High School in 2009 as valedictorian of my class and then went on to attend... Full story

 

Candidate Profile: Justin Scribner

I have lived in Alva most of my life, only leaving to serve in the military. I have two kids, one who is currently in the Marines, one heading off to college next year. I have been self-employed for t... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2021

City of Alva candidate profiles begin today

The municipal election is Tuesday, April 6. The Alva Review-Courier is featuring profiles and photos of each candidate filing for a City of Alva office. A few of the candidates did not respond to our request for information. All registered voters in... Full story

 

CLAUDIE COOK

Claudie Cook, 63-year-old Woodward, Oklahoma, resident, died Monday, March 15, 2021, in Buffalo, Oklahoma. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 19, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the Free Will Baptist Church....

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 19, 2021

Rangers conclude Hillcat Classic on Tuesday

OWASSO, Okla. – The Northwestern men's golf team finished up the Hillcat Classic on Tuesday at the Bailey Ranch Golf Club hosted by Rogers State University. The Rangers recorded an eighth-place finish in Owasso. "There were strong wind conditions...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 19, 2021

Northwestern volleyball earns Tuesday night sweep against SOSU

DURANT, Okla. – The Rangers held off the Savage Storm of Southeastern Oklahoma State in three straight sets (25-22, 25-23, 25-18) inside Bloomer Sullivan Gymnasium. "This game is what we needed to move forward as a cohesive unit this season."...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 19, 2021

Lady Rangers record Top 10 finish at MSU Invitational

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – The Northwestern women's golf team wrapped up the Midwestern State Invitational on Tuesday at the Wichita Falls Country Club in Wichita Falls, Texas. The Lady Rangers recorded a top 10 team finish. "We played the some really...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 19, 2021

It's a Bird ... it's a scooter

Bird Scooters are coming to Alva. Kate Shoemaker, account executive for Bird Rides Inc., spoke to the Alva City Council Monday night. Councilmember Connor Martin of the Alva Economic Development... Full story

 

Insurance commissioner says vaccine won't threaten coverage

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Receiving a COVID-19 vaccine will have no impact on life insurance coverage or benefits, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready said Thursday in response to what he said was misinformation circulating online. Mulready... Full story

 

Possible postseason ban didn't deter Cowboys' Cunningham

Cade Cunningham always figured he'd get a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament even after he enrolled at a school facing a postseason ban. Oklahoma State was sanctioned by the NCAA back in June stemming from a federal corruption investigation into c...

 
 By KEN MILLER    Regional    March 19, 2021

Manslaughter conviction of ex-Oklahoma officer overturned

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma appeals court on Thursday overturned the manslaughter conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a former police officer based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found that much of the eastern part of the state...

 

Flood of Capitol riot, tribal cases swamps US prosecutors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department's to-do list was already daunting, especially with this year's flood of pandemic-delayed federal cases. And now two very different legal concerns — insurrection cases in Washington and tribal land... Full story

 

Medicaid incentive so far not enough to sway holdout states

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrats' nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package includes a big financial incentive for the states that have opted against expanding Medicaid to provide health coverage for more low-income Americans. It's proving to...

 

Conviction, death penalty upheld of Oklahoman in beheading

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday upheld the murder conviction and death sentence of man in the beheading of a co-worker in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. The court rejected claims that Alton Alexander...

 

The Latest: Missouri opening up vaccine to vulnerable groups

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri says the homeless, minorities, restaurant workers and other vulnerable communities eligible for coronavirus vaccinations beginning March 29. Gov. Mike Parson added Thursday that vaccines will then be made available to...

 

Judge orders release of records in police shooting case

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City suburb has been ordered to turn over records related to the 2018 police killing of a teenager after The Kansas City Star sued for the documents. The Star reports that a judge found that that the severance...

 

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