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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    April 6, 2018

What we learn from John 3:16

John 3:16 is probably the best known verse in the Bible. However, because it is so well known, the risk is that it becomes easy to quote without giving much thought to what it is actually saying. It begins with words that overturn a common misconcept...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    April 6, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

I’m sure by now you’ve heard that College Hill will be hosting a special series of discussions next week on the subject of relationships. Our nation is in turmoil, largely owing to poor relationships. From the “me” generations of the late 190...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 6, 2018

Library updating computers, planning kids coding club

Computers for the public and for office staff are an important part of the services offered at the Alva Public Library. During the March board meeting on Monday, Director Sandra Ott-Hamilton reported the library operates on a rotation to replace...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 6, 2018

Student work featured in tonight's Art Walk

The First Friday Art Walk will be held tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. on Alva’s downtown square. The Graceful Arts Gallery and Studio on the south side of the square will host the “Tour de Quartz” Traveling Exhibit featuring Oklahoma high school...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 6, 2018

Capron man injured in wreck

A Capron man was injured in a collision Tuesday in Alfalfa County. Robert Wayne Wright, 72, was admitted for head, arm, trunk external and leg injuries at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was listed in stable condition. Wright was flown to...

 

Teachers say pay is important, but issues facing the profession go deeper

Teachers, students and supporters march around the state Capitol and across the 23rd Street overpass on April 2 during a walkout aimed at increasing education funding. Boosting teacher pay by an average of $6,000 – which the Legislature approved...

 

Candidate filing to begin April 11

The statewide candidate filing period begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, said Sandra Koehn, secretary of the Woods County Election Board. Filing will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The deadline for filing as a...

 

Northwestern to host guitar festival

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host the NWOSU Guitar Festival April 7 between 8 and 11 a.m. in the Fine Arts building. The guitar festival is in its second year with a purpose to provide young guitarists an outlet to perform and receive...

 

Technical Management program provides bachelor's degree option for students at High Plains Technology Center

A program offered by Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides a new avenue for graduates of High Plains Technology Center (HPTC) to earn college credit for their prior technical training and complete a bachelor’s degree. The bachelor of...

 

BARBARA ANN STULTZ

Memorial services for Barbara Ann Stultz will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Assembly of God Church with Rev. Mark Bagley officiating. Inurnment will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of...

 

LISA KINCADE

Graveside services for Lisa Kincade will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Camargo Cemetery, Camargo, Oklahoma, with Pastor Brian Holland officiating. Interment arrangements are under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka. Lisa...

 

MARY ELIZABETH SWEENEY

Mary Elizabeth Sweeney, 107, of Winfield, Kansas, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at Cumbernauld Village. Born May 19, 1910, in Alva, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Charles Orthello "Dick" and B...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 6, 2018

Qualified technicians

My dad showed me how to prop a stick between the water pump and my ear to listen for a bad bearing. Today, that squeal would show up on the on-board diagnostics computer in the form of a code,...

 
 By Bob Moos    Local    April 6, 2018

Medicare can help you find the right health care providers

How many times do we rely on the Internet to answer life’s little questions, such as which movies to see or where to go for dinner? So, why not use it to help settle some of the bigger questions, like which nursing homes, hospitals and doctors to...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 6, 2018

Random Thoughts

As we noted last week, fictional portrayals of the American West have often presented an unrealistic view of life in that part of the United States. Still, novels and short stories set in the West hav...

 

Levi Sanders named Oklahoma's Social Work Student of the Year

Levi Sanders, Goltry senior, has been named the 2018 National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma (NASW-OK) Undergraduate Student of the Year. He will receive this award Friday, April 6, during a...

 

NWOSU Scholarship established in memory of Jane Hartwig

The Jane Hartwig Early Childhood Education Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an early childhood education degree at Northwestern Oklahoma State...

 

Northwestern art show winners announced, winning pieces on display April 6 at Runnymede

More than 120 art pieces that won prizes during the 15th annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society (NAS) Art Show will be on display for a Winners Only Show in the Runnymede Hotel...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 6, 2018

Alva exhibit calls attention to child abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Last year the state of Oklahoma saw nearly 10,000 children in foster care. Today, April 6, is Wear Blue Selfie Day to help promote and strengthen child...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 6, 2018

Baseball series with Southern Nazarene pushed back

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball has announced a schedule change due to inclement weather in the Alva area this weekend. Originally scheduled for Friday–Saturday, the Rangers will now host Southern Nazarene...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 6, 2018

Ranger men stay consistent to finish HSU Invite in third

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – It was a tough second day at Big Creek Country Club, but Northwestern Oklahoma State held strong, finishing in third overall in the seven-team field. The Rangers finished the final round shooting a 312, putting them at 915...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 6, 2018

Offensive explosion leads to sweep of rival Bulldogs

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Following a schedule change from Tuesday to Wednesday, Northwestern Oklahoma State traveled to Weatherford to play arch rival Southwestern Oklahoma State in a midweek doubleheader. Game 1 The Northwestern bats showed up in the...

 

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