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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.;...

 

Why do the scars remain?

Imagine Thomas’ condition. A week earlier he had watched Christ die. He had placed all of his hope and all of his life on Jesus. Jesus was everything to him and now he was dead. Three days after the cross found him still unable to join the other...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    March 30, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

Let’s start this week’s ramblings with a friendly plug. Have you noticed what a fine job Doug Graham is doing with the Riverside Church of Christ in Burlington? If you haven’t friended him on Facebook, you ought to do that right about now. ......

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 30, 2018

Occupancy up 10% at Homestead from a year ago

The Homestead currently has 53 residents in 48 apartments, including four Share Medical Center providers and one rural residency. On Feb. 1, the total apartments increased to 54 by converting a super two-bedroom apartment into two one-bedroom...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 30, 2018

Share Convalescent Home shows profit

The cConvalescent home revenue for the month of February was $373,594, which was an increase of $48,147 compared to the prior month. Total patient days for February were 1,598 compared to 1,774 in January. Convalescent home operating expenses...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 30, 2018

Share Foundation to have April 19 banquet

Kelly Parker told the Alva Hospital Authority that the annual dinner for the members of the Share Foundation will be held April 19 at the Runnymede Hotel. He said the board has already approved funding of patient lifts for the nursing home. Also,...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 30, 2018

Woods County Economic Development Committee adds member

The Woods County Economic Development Committee (WCEDC) had their quarterly meeting Thursday morning at Northwest Technology Center. The board accepted the resignation of Kyle Murrow, who is moving to Colorado. They voted in a new member, Kay...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    March 30, 2018

Data breaches

My computer has no direct connection to the printer, which means it won’t print if the internet is down, and that happens at inopportune times. The printer knows when it’s low on ink and will...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    March 30, 2018

Random Thoughts

When I was growing up, I became enamored with the American West. I watched westerns on television and at the movies, and I read many western novels. So, when I was 28 years old, I left my native...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 30, 2018

AHS top marks highlight 2018 opening track meet

FAIRVIEW – Alva High School track and field had its first meet of the season on Tuesday as the boys and girls teams traveled to Fairview. Both teams made a good showing in the first meet of the season, with the girls bringing home six first-place...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 30, 2018

Rangers snap skid with win over Southeastern

ENID, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball team got a taste of revenge on Tuesday as they rolled past Southeastern Oklahoma State, 9-1, in a non-league mid-week showdown at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid. NWOSU’s...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 30, 2018

Women's golf finishes 8th in UNK invitational

AXTELL, Neb. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team finished up play on Sunday afternoon in the final round of the 2018 UNK Women's Spring Invitational with a score of 334. The Rangers improved two strokes over their first round score...

 

Mapes named an OSU Outstanding Senior

Courtney Mapes, an animal science major from Alva, has been selected as an Oklahoma State University 2017-2018 Outstanding Senior by the OSU Alumni Association. The Outstanding Senior award...

 

State regents honor partnership between Northwestern, Alliance Health

The business partnership between Northwestern Oklahoma State University and two of northern Oklahoma's premier health care facilities, AllianceHealth Woodward and AllianceHealth Ponca City, were celeb...

 

Northwestern played host to Northwest Oklahoma Regional Science Fair

Students from eight different schools earned top awards during the Northwest Oklahoma Regional Science Fair held at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently. Since 1957, Northwestern has...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    March 30, 2018

Goldbugs fall to Chisholm in road contest

ENID, Okla. – Despite an early lead against No. 12 Chisholm on a chilly Tuesday evening on the road, the No. 14 Alva Goldbugs fell to the Longhorns 10-2 in six innings of action. The Goldbugs record moves to 8-6 overall in 2018. They were...

 

Pitching clutch as Lady Eagles sweep at Rogers State

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (March 28, 2018) – Rogers State hadn't lost two straight games since Feb. 8-9, but that run ended for the Hillcats on Wednesday against a suddenly hot Oklahoma Christian squad. Left-hander Madison Hagood picked up two pitching...

 

Errors Costly for Hillcats in 2 Losses against OC

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Four Rogers State softball errors proved to be costly in two losses against Oklahoma Christian in Heartland Conference play on Wednesday (March 28) at the Tiger Softball Field at Broken Arrow High School. Two seven inning...

 

Wonder Boys ranked first in region, 21st in division II by Golfstat

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Arkansas Tech men's golf is ranked first in the region and 21st in Division II in the latest Golftstat Rankings released on Thursday. The Wonder Boys have competed in eight tournaments during the 2017-18 season. Tech has placed...

 

Golden Suns shutout Tigers for second conference victory

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Arkansas Tech women's tennis moved to 2-0 in the Great American Conference with a 9-0 victory over Ouachita in Arkadelphia on Tuesday, the Golden Suns 10th consecutive shutout win over the Tigers and second this season. NEXT UP...

 

Many 'unknowns' in SUV cliff plunge that killed family of 8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nobody answered the door when a child-welfare worker went to the Washington state home of the big, free-spirited Hart family to investigate a neighbor's complaint that the youngsters were going hungry. Three days later, the Har...

 

Trump warns he may freeze SKorea trade deal for NKorea talks

RICHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to hold up the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea in an effort to gain more leverage in potential talks with North Korea. Speaking on...

 

Relatives demand answers after Venezuela jail fire kills 68

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — It wasn't long after Daniel Marquez's family showed up at the Venezuelan police station jail where he'd been locked up for nearly a year awaiting trial when black smoke began billowing from the building. Guards ordered...

 

APNewsBreak: California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle wrote in a proposed...

 

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