Articles from the April 4, 2021 edition

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Cherokee DAR holds first meeting of 2021

The Cherokee Outlet of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold an in-person meeting, hosting Oklahoma State Regent Teresa Cales, on April 8 at 2 p.m. in the conference room at BancCentral in Alva. The Frontier District Director Roberta...

 

Menus for week of April 5–9

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – Muffin, yogurt, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Tuesday – French toast sticks, scrambled eggs, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday – Biscuit and sausage gravy, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

A closer look at Oklahoma's move to alter education funding and make student transfers easier

Two education measures finalized this week mark a win for those who subscribe to the philosophy that public tax dollars should follow students to the school of their choice. Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law bills to alter the school... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 4, 2021

Alva storm siren tests begin Monday noon

Although severe weather can occur during any season in Oklahoma, spring brings the biggest threat of tornadoes. The City of Alva has a number of storm sirens located around the city to provide warnings; however, these are only helpful if they are...

 

Splat! Grown ups grasp at dropping eggs

Vanessa Scoggins' egg literally slips right through her hands. Photo by Desiree Morehead...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 4, 2021

Nash student wins Oklahoma Junior Duck Stamp Contest

In January Lyla Schmidt, a 9-year-old from Nash, began a six week program at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. Her purpose was to produce an entry for the 2021 Oklahoma Junior Duck Stamp Program art... Full story

 

During National Library Week April 4-10, check out your library in person and online

This week, Alva Public Library encourages all community members to visit their website to explore and access virtual services and programs. Alva Public Library offers a wide array of online resources that are available from the comfort of home,...

 

New scholarship supports future nurses

The Regina Stephens Kraus R.N. Scholarship was created by Oklahoma native, Regina Kraus. Kraus established this scholarship to reduce the cost of nursing school for students so that more nurses can enter the field. Her wishes are for the nursing prof...

 

February Rotary Students of the Month honored

Noah Kearns Noah is the son of Darin Kearns and Shelda Cay Kearns. He is the grandson of Elda Ann Cox and Martha Porter. Kearns' high school activities include soccer and band. He plans to obtain a...

 

Northwestern to host early enrollment opportunity for high school seniors April 14-16, 19-20

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is offering an early enrollment opportunity for high school seniors during “Freshman Connection.” This event is set for April 14-16 and April 19-20, at the Alva campus. Freshman Connection is the first...

 

OBI blood drive looking for 78 donors April 20-21

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) to hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 20-21. The April 20 event will be in the bloodmobile by the...

 

Northwestern to present 'Greater Tuna' theater production April 15-17

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University fine arts department will present its first theater production of the spring semester, “Greater Tuna,” in Herod Hall Auditorium in Alva on April 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m. Mickey Jordan,...

 

Coffeetime

Every Easter there I would go, racing across the yard at my parents’ home. Trying to beat my little brother to all the brightly colored eggs that were hidden everywhere. Fun – you bet. Competitive...

 
 By Dr. David Pecha    Local    April 4, 2021

Post-Covid planning

April is Financial Literacy Month. This is the time each year consumers are reminded to reflect on their financial wellbeing and consider possible changes to their behavior. As we start to see some...

 

Murdock's Minutes

Without a doubt, the Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our work in the Legislature. Many good bills filed a year ago, including some of my own, wound up being laid over after the building was closed for several weeks in order to prevent spread o...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    April 4, 2021

Happy Easter to one and all

I hope your family is gathering together for Easter Sunday. I also hope your kids got to hunt Easter eggs on Saturday with the fire department. When I used to take the grandkids it was always great...

 
 By Kandice Allen    Local    April 4, 2021

Privatized Medicaid jeopardizes rural health care

On Friday, Woodward hosted the Oklahoma Health Care Authority's first town hall meeting on the topic of privatized Medicaid. It was encouraging to hear so many thoughtful questions from Medicaid... Full story

 

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