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Articles from the April 2, 2021 edition

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 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 2, 2021

BHS alum and Oregon woman involved in head-on collision near Burlington Monday night

Going “left of center” is listed as the cause of a head-on collision about three miles east of Burlington, Monday evening at 8:03 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Brock Morgan responded to the crash on State Highway 8 near county road 2600....


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 Sunday: Sunday school is at...

 By Dale Rebarchik    Local    April 2, 2021

A great beginning – ruined by man

Everything about God’s creation in the Book of Genesis is described as being good, with the exception of the fact that Adam was alone. Adam’s isolation is the only thing in the first two chapters that God considered to be a problem. When God...

 By Kim Barker    Local    April 2, 2021

Let's read the Bible

So far, we have read most of the Law of Moses in the Old Testament. This week we will read the Books of Romans and Galatians. The apostle Paul wrote both of these books. These were written to Christians, most of whom would have been raised under...

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2021

Creativity born of necessity

In her early twenties, Liz Anderson was facing a drastic salary cut while living in a foreign country. Due to a military coup in Thailand, the pay for Anderson's job teaching English was cut to $250... Full story

 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2021

Curries like mother used to make

Growing up in India, Nissi Jordan says cooking was always a part of daily life. Making curries and other Indian dishes provides a connection with her family who are now far away while she lives in... Full story


Candidate Profile: Heather Penner, Alva City Treasurer

I am Heather Penner. I have lived in Alva my entire life. I graduated from Alva High School in 2011. After graduating, I worked various jobs before continuing my education at Northwest Technology... Full story


Candidate Profile: Trent Goss, Alva City Treasurer

My name is Trent Goss, and I am running for the treasurer position for the City of Alva. I have served in this capacity for the last eight years. I am originally from Aline, but I have resided in... Full story


Northwestern to host Lisbeth Coiman for Visiting Writer Series

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of English, Foreign Language and Humanities will play host virtually to writer, educator and cultural commentator Lisbeth Coiman for the Visiting... Full story


Winning artwork from NWOSU Art Society Art Show at Runnymede Friday

More than 100 pieces of artwork deemed winners at the annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society Art Show in March will be on display during the First Friday Artwalk from 6 to 8 p.m....

 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 2, 2021

Northwestern volleyball earns a Senior Day sweep over SOSU

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers snagged a Senior Day sweep over Southeastern Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon inside of Percefull Fieldhouse. Northwestern Volleyball pulled out three straight set wins...


Education fair opportunities set for education majors April 12 and 21

Education employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending virtually or in-person the spring 2021 Education Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva. The in-person event will take place Monday, April...

 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 2, 2021


“Who loves you Oklahoma,” and my favorite, “We won’t mess you over a few dollars,” are advertising slogans that catch your attention. Discovering what works and what doesn’t is the job of...

 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 2, 2021

Random Thoughts

As we have seen, John Paul Getty III was kidnapped in Rome on July 10, 1973. He remained a hostage until his famous grandfather, J. Paul Getty, paid the kidnappers $2.2 million. Young Getty’s...


Car rams Capitol barricade, injuring 2 officers; driver shot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A car rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday afternoon, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. At least one officer was...

 By KEN MILLER    Regional    April 2, 2021

City of Tulsa sued for Race Massacre-related documents

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An attorney who has sued the city of Tulsa for reparations for victims and descendants of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has filed a lawsuit for the release of records related to the massacre and the coming centennial of the... Full story

 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    April 2, 2021

Kansas sports betting push stalls; odds of passage uncertain

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An effort to legalize sports betting in Kansas has stalled, and it's not clear that state lawmakers can agree on how many places should offer wagering while also navigating other gambling issues clouding the debate. Some sports...

 By DAVE SKRETTA    Sports    April 2, 2021

Kansas gives Bill Self contract to keep him until retirement

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self has agreed to a new contract that will keep him with the Jayhawks until he retires, even as the school awaits a decision from an independent panel investigating five Level I infractions charges alleged by the NCAA....


Police ID man in home killed by stray bullet from firefight

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, have identified a man killed inside his home by a stray bullet from a gun battle that took place outside on the street. Mark Winner, 50, was hit during the Wednesday afternoon shooting that...


Man freed after entrapment at grain elevator east of Salina

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have rescued a man who fell into a grain storage facility near Salina and became trapped. Salina Fire Department Fire Marshal Troy Long said the man was apparently trying to remove a clog when he fell into a grain...


Woman shot by police to be jailed after hospital release

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman who is accused of pointing a handgun at two Wichita police officers before one of them shot her in the neck will be booked into jail when she is released from the hospital, authorities say. The Wichita Eagle reports...


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