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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 Max Ridgway    Local    March 29, 2019

The Christian life is meant to be easy

In the 11th chapter of Matthew’s gospel, Jesus said, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls....

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    March 29, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

I’ve started over on my exercise routine. For months, I’ve been finding a reason every day at 3 not to go across the street to the Wellness Center and invest in my future health. As a result, my back hurts from carrying my front. So, Monday,...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 29, 2019

Tradespeople

“What the world needs now is love, sweet love.” – Jackie DeShannon, 1965. According to Kristen Bahler in Money Magazine, what the world needs now are more tradespeople: skilled workers,...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 29, 2019

Random Thoughts

This story grew out of a conversation my wife and I had recently, and it was her idea that I should turn it into an article. After thinking about it a bit, I agreed with her. My wife has shown up in a...

 

Northwestern names Division of Nursing, new doctoral program

Officials at Northwestern Oklahoma State University today announced the naming of the Division of Nursing and its doctoral program in nursing practice (DNP). The Charles Morton Share Trust Division of Nursing and the Wisdom Family Foundation...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of March 26

Marshall's Old Timers: 68 ½ wins, 39 ½ losses Rollin Good Time: 65 ½ wins, 42 ½ losses Pony Boys: 65 wins, 43 losses Schuesslers: 63 wins, 45 losses Ten Pin Oil Men: 55 ½ wins, 52 ½ losses Knights of Columbus: 52 ½ wins, 55 ½ losses O-Bar:...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 29, 2019

Rangers fall in Wednesday showdown at FHSU

HAYS, Kan. – It was a back-and-forth game early, but in the end the Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball team dropped a game to Fort Hays State on the road Wednesday afternoon, 8-4. Northwestern fell to 17-13 overall this season with the...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 29, 2019

Ranger men win Rockhurst Invitational; Women finish 4th in event

Parker Rehorn paced the Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s golf team as the Rangers earned their second tournament victory of 2018-19 at the Rockhurst Invitational in Wichita, Kansas. Rehorn closed the tournament with a two-round score...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 29, 2019

NWOSU baseball, softball weekend schedule changes announced

ALVA, Okla. – With forecast uncertainties across the Great American Conference footprint this weekend, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball and softball schedules have been adjusted, officials with each program announced Wednesday....

 

Alva Robotics Team to be at Graceful Arts Studio

The Alva Robotics Team will be participating in the Graceful Arts archaeological workshop and “2019 Most Endangered Places” exhibit on Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The team will have bake sale items available to raise funds for the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 29, 2019

Free workshop Saturday on endangered historic places

Historic places in Oklahoma show us the courage, struggles and accomplishments of early settlers. Preservation Oklahoma is the state's only private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    March 29, 2019

Goldbugs fall to Ponca City during final innings

The Alva Goldbugs gave up one run in both the sixth and seventh innings during Monday's home match up versus Ponca City High School. The Ponca City Wildcats entered Monday's match up versus the... Full story

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 29, 2019

Rangers Baseball drops home contest to Hillcats, 10-2

ALVA, Okla. – “Hit ‘em where they ain’t.” That’s exactly what the Rogers State Hillcats did Tuesday afternoon at Glass Family Field at Myers Stadium as the Northwestern Oklahoma State... Full story

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 29, 2019

Softball: Johnson, Russel have a day; Rangers split with rival Bulldogs

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers have continuously improved as the year has progressed. Tuesday's doubleheader against longtime rivals, Southwestern Oklahoma State... Full story

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 29, 2019

Dee Wiebener receives Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award

Alva's Dee Wiebener has worked in the retail clothing business for over 25 years. She was recently honored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. She received a Regents Business...

 

Alva Co-op/Land O' Lakes matching grand recipients

The Alva Farmers Co-op partnered with Land O' Lakes for year 2019, to present three matching grants to non-profit organizations serving Alva and the surrounding area. For an organization to receive... Full story

 

Northwestern Fine Arts to present 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' April 11, 12, 13

More than 80 people have been in rehearsals, building set, getting costumes and stage props ready as the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Fine Arts Department prepares for "Joseph and the Amazin... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 29, 2019

Poor wheat crop impacts Farmers Cooperative financially

Diseases, spring freezes and hail storms left Oklahoma with a very poor wheat crop in 2018. "The way I've been describing the 2018 wheat crop so far is it's been a struggle from start to finish,"... Full story

 

SAU Men's Tennis defeats Ouachita 4-0

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Southern Arkansas Men's Tennis team moved to 2-0 in Great American Conference play this season as the squad defeated Ouachita 4-0 at the Ward Tennis Center in Arkadelphia on Thursday afternoon. The win for the Muleriders...

 

What Oklahoma's opioid settlement means for other states, cities and counties suing Purdue Pharma

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter recently announced that the state had reached a US$270 million settlement with...

 

New York sues billionaire family behind maker of OxyContin

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is suing the billionaire family behind the company that created OxyContin, joining a growing list of state and local governments seeking to hold not only the firm but its owners accountable for the nation's opioid crisis....

 

Oklahoma Democratic Party office defaced with racist remarks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Vandals spray-painted racist, anti-gay and anti-Semitic remarks outside the headquarters of the Oklahoma Democratic Party and offices of the Chickasaw Nation, officials said Thursday, and police are investigating the incidents...

 

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