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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 John Clapp    Local    March 24, 2017

Suffering

The oldest book of the Bible addresses the singular aspect that all humanity faces: that of suffering. The ancient poem of Job addresses human suffering on a level that few would ever experience. The Book of Job opens with, “There was a man in the...

 

Hollands offer help with researching your family history

James and Jonnie Holland, missionaries with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, are in Alva for the next several months offering free assistance with genealogical research to people in...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    March 24, 2017

Fasts

For the last couple of months, I have been pretty faithfully sticking to my low-carb diet. So far, the occasional chip or French fry (just one to quell the craving) has been the only obvious excursion from the plan. Since I’m not a man given to...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 24, 2017

Keeping up appearances

The Alva Municipal Cemetery is receiving a facelift beginning this week. Cemetery Board Member Arden Chaffee presented a report to the Alva City Council Monday. He said during the board's March 8...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 24, 2017

Bird deterrent spraying and scam warning

If you’re connected to the City of Alva’s Blackboard Connect notice system, you’ve already received recent information about closing of a cemetery entrance, bird deterrent spraying and a scam warning. Bird Deterrent The city has received...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 24, 2017

New drug dog on duty

In the past, the Alva Police Department has obtained trained drug dogs through public donations and other funding sources. The newest K9 to join the department won’t cost anything. Alva Police Officer Kris Franta, who recently returned to the...

 

Alva recognized at Arbor Week celebration

Oklahoma Forestry Services and the Oklahoma Urban and Community Forestry Council recently recognized the City of Alva in Oklahoma City for its achievement in earning Tree City USA, designation...

 

Alva students saw success at 'World's Largest Junior Livestock Show'

Alva 4-H and FFA members competed at the Oklahoma Youth Expo held March 8-17 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds and four students earned spots in the expo's annual Sale of Champions. Alva FFA members had three exhibitors in the Sale of Champions and...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 24, 2017

All three SMC entities show a profit

The Share Medical Center, Share Convalescent Home and The Homestead all had small profits resulting from February business. Kevin O'Brien, chief financial officer, said this is the first time all...

 

RACHELLE LaVERNE HANAN

Funeral services for Rachelle LaVerne Hanan will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Elm and Murrow Church of Christ with Steve Hanan officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Hill...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 24, 2017

Transhumanism

The Six Million Dollar Man, Steve Austin, was superhuman, due to bionic implants. Bionic means having artificial body parts – specifically electro-mechanical ones. My father took advantage of a...

 

Letter to the Editor

(Editor’s Note: The following is a tribute to longtime educator Lee Haley of Alva whose funeral was held recently.) He was a teacher who cared for his students and their success. A case in point: when I was in sixth grade at the Washington...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 24, 2017

Random Thoughts

Every spring, as April approaches, my thoughts (and those of other U.S. historians) are inevitably drawn to an examination of the Civil War. That bloody confrontation began and ended in April. The...

 

Rangers battle, but fall in series finale with Weevils

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State baseball team took the field with the Weevils of Arkansas-Monticello for the series finale today and battled throughout, but came away with a 9-5 setback. The Rangers sent Brandon Nesseralla to...

 

Tigers down Rangers in finale; Northwestern takes series, 3-1

HAYS, Kan. — The Rangers traveled to Fort Hays, Kansas, for a non-conference bout with the Tigers of Fort Hays State looking to get back into the win column, but came away with the loss, 5-0. The Rangers could not get the bats going much in this...

 

Softball weekend schedule changes

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Due to the threat of inclement weather in the Magnolia area this weekend, the softball series at Southern Arkansas University has been pushed back. In an effort to avoid the rain, the two teams will now play doubleheaders on...

 

Series Preview: Rangers look to continue the fight

One of the many definitions of the term “fight” is to endeavor vigorously in the pursuit of winning. Head Ranger softball coach Jill Webb repeatedly used that term when referring to how her team responded to a long weekend against a quality oppon...

 

Murray pitches Rangers to 13-inning victory over Arkansas-Monticello; take series 3-1

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team showed their never-back-down attitude as they beat UAM 3-2 in an emotionally charged 13-inning contest. Despite losing the first game of the day 1-0, the Rangers took the series 3-1 and seem...

 

Rangers finish up Day One of Hillcat Classic

OWASSO, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team finished up both rounds during the opening day of competition in the RSU Hillcat Classic at Bailey Ranch Golf Club in Owasso. The Rangers struggled throughout the day with team...

 

Hillcat Classic finishes up in Owasso

OWASSO, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team finished up the RSU Hillcat Classic with a team score of 354. The 354 gives the Rangers a three-day total of 1064, placing them in 10th place, just ahead of Texas-Permian Basin. St....

 
 By Leslie Nation    Sports    March 24, 2017

Goldbugs steamroll through two opponents in blowout victories

The Alva High School Goldbugs started their week hosting the Newkirk Tigers picking up a big win before continuing that momentum into their Tuesday game on the road against Oklahoma Baptist Academy. Game One The Goldbugs baseball team defeated...

 

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