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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 Max Ridgway    Local    March 26, 2021

Living with uncertainty

The Apostle Paul knew something about living with uncertainty. His entire ministry took place in a time of political turmoil in the Roman Empire, during the turbulent reign of the violent and unpredictable Emperor Nero. Paul’s personal life was...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 26, 2021

Let's Read the Bible

This week we will finish the book of Numbers, chapters 19-36. Numbers tells of taking a census early in the wilderness and again years later after many had perished from their disobedience. The tribes of Israel were each numbered separately for the...

 

Tuesday is last day to request absentee ballots

The deadline to request absentee ballots by mail for the April 6 election is approaching. Applications must be received by the county election board no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said...

 

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...

 

PATRICK CLAYTON FUSON

Patrick Clayton Fuson, 19, of Sachse, Texas, passed away March 19, 2021, in Rowlett, Texas, surrounded by close family. Patrick was born August 19, 2001, in Plano, Texas, to Dennis and Melanie Fuson.... Full story

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 26, 2021

Covid-19 vs Science

After a 29-year career teaching science in the public schools, I had come to terms with the Creation vs. Science dilemma and when Covid-19 struck, I was convinced that it would be “Science to the...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 26, 2021

Random Thoughts

When John Paul Getty III was kidnapped in Rome in 1973, his captors demanded a ransom of $17 million. Young Getty’s father, John Paul II, prevailed upon family patriarch J. Paul Getty to give in to...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 26, 2021

Northwestern men's golf finishes Washburn invite at Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. – On Tuesday afternoon, the Northwestern men's golf team wrapped up the Washburn Invite in Topeka, Kansas. The Rangers completed three rounds in two days at the Topeka Country Club and recorded a team score of 323-306-318 – 947....

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 26, 2021

Rangers defeat the Crimson Storm in four sets

BETHANY, Okla. – Northwestern Volleyball pulled out a 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 25-20, 25-21) win after a defensive thriller at Southern Nazarene University against the Crimson Storm. "We definitely had some ups and downs throughout this match," said...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 26, 2021

Lady Rangers conclude HSU invite in Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Lady Rangers concluded their three rounds of the HSU Invite at the Hot Springs Country Club. The Red-and-Black completed three rounds in two days at the Hot Springs Country Club and recorded a team score of 354-333-333 – 1...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for March 23

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 68 ½ wins, 35 ½ losses Dilly Dilly: 65 wins, 39 losses Knights of Columbus: 64 wins. 40 losses Rollin Good Times: 56 wins, 48 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 56 wins, 48 losses O'Bar: 49 wins, 55 losses Next Frame:...

 

Painting, drawing named best of show winners in NWOSU Art Society Show

An oil painting and a colored pencil drawing are the Best of Show winners in the 18th annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society Art Show open through March 26 in the J.W. Martin Librar...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 26, 2021

Two more physicians coming to Alva

Alva will soon have two more medical doctors. Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen said Tuesday she’s working with Scott Burk, MD, an internist, and his wife Chris Burk, MD, a pediatrician, to relocate to Alva. The Burks are currently in...

 

Washington County deputy dies after altercation with inmate

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — A Washington County deputy sheriff has died after an altercation with a jail inmate, the sheriff's office confirmed on Friday. Cpl. Kyle Davis, 39, a 13-year veteran of the office, died Thursday after the fight inside...

 

Wife of Ada pastor among 2 arrested in pastor's death

ADA, Okla. (AP) — The wife of a pastor in Ada and a man she was allegedly in a relationship with have been arrested in connection with the pastor's fatal shooting, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Capt. Beth Green said Friday. Kristie...

 

Oklahoma average of new virus cases decline, daily count up

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma increased by 467 on Friday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, although the rolling average of new cases during the past two weeks has declined....

 

Oklahoma judge resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma County judge resigned Friday after three female attorneys came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Jari Askins, the chief administrative officer of the state's court system, said Oklahoma...

 
 By DAVE SKRETTA    Sports    March 26, 2021

NCAA's Midwest Region full of upsets but maybe not surprises

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It is the region that has caused more busted NCAA Tournament brackets than any other, the quadrant where No. 1 seed Illinois was sent packing by Loyola Chicago, West Virginia was dumped by a team that barely made the field, and...

 

Kansas man arrested in 1979 homicide in Colorado

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita, Kansas, man has been arrested in the 1979 slaying of a woman in Weld County, Colorado, authorities announced Friday. James Herman Dye, 64, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail Monday after Weld County...

 

Kansas opens up vaccinations to all adults starting Monday

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly announced Friday that anyone in Kansas age 16 or older will be allowed to get a coronavirus vaccine starting Monday because the state expects to get enough of the medicine to speed up its...

 

3 students cited in theft of rare tree in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police who were stumped by the theft of a rare pine tree in November from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum said Friday that they have cracked the case. UW-Madison police said three 19-year-old university students stole...

 

NASA gives all clear: Earth safe from asteroid for 100 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Whew, now here's some good cosmic news: NASA has given Earth the all clear for the next century from a particularly menacing asteroid. The space agency announced this week that new telescope observations have ruled out...

 

Colorado shooting suspect passed check in legal gun purchase

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The suspect in the Colorado supermarket shootings bought a firearm at a local gun store after passing a background check, and he also had a second weapon with him that he didn't use in the attack that killed 10 people this...

 

Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News on Friday, arguing the cable news giant, in an effort to boost faltering ratings, falsely claimed that the voting company had rigged the 2020...

 

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