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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 John Clapp    Local    April 12, 2019

Do I need God?

After pastoring for 26 years, I have gained an interesting perspective on humanity. I have seen good and bad. I have seen prosperity and poverty. I have seen joy and sorrow. I have seen gracious and selfish. Ask anyone who works in customer service...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    April 12, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

Life has been going by rather quickly as of late. Friends of mine, more senior than myself, assure me that time speeds up as we age. Forgive me, but I’m not sure how that makes any sense. Perhaps it has something to do with how long it takes to...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 12, 2019

Industrial hemp-growing prompts local interest

Avard Regional Rail Park Authority board members Stan Bixler, Ed Sutter and Bob Firth met Tuesday night without the company of fellow members Todd Holder and Allan Poe. It was enough to meet a quorum and the board got started on the agenda. They appr...

 

Eckert-Maloney announce engagement

Jamie Mayse is pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of her daughter Micah Danee Eckert to Stedman Troy Maloney. Micah is the daughter of Jamie Masey of Blackwell, Oklahoma, and Randy Eckert of...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 12, 2019

Apocalypse

“Everyone, deep in their heart, is waiting for the end of the world to come.” –Haruki Murakami, 1284 Constant worry is responsible for debilitating headaches, mood swings, insomnia, depression...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 12, 2019

Random Thoughts

While my wife and I were watching television recently, I casually mentioned that radio and television stations west of the Mississippi River have call letters that start with “K” while those east...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    April 12, 2019

Rangers baseball team comes back to blowout Aggies

GOODWELL, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University's baseball team earned win No. 20 of the season in a big way Tuesday after with a 19-8 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies in Goodwell. The win, which snapped a small four-game...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    April 12, 2019

Rangers take part in Hardscrabble tourney; Eller breaks school record

FORT SMITH, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s and women’s golf teams took part in the 36-hole Hardscrabble Invitational the past two days in Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the Hardscrabble Country Club. The Northwestern golfers...

 

Softball series against ECU changed to Sunday, Monday

Due to inclement weather forecast for Saturday, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball series against East Central has been altered, officials announced on Wednesday. The four-game set between Northwestern and ECU will now begin Sunday...

 

Rangers softball team's effort falls short in doubleheader loss to SWOSU

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers softball team headed to Weatherford to continue their four-game series Tuesday afternoon against inner Great American Conference rivals Southwestern Oklahoma State University....

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    April 12, 2019

Smither wins triple jump title; Rangers have good showing at meet

YUKON, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University triple jumper Cayla Smither walked away with an event championship Saturday evening at the SCU/Paul Parent Invitational in Yukon, hosted by Southwestern Christian. It was a well-rounded meet...

 

Ranger Football to hold spring game and BBQ

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University football team will wrap up their Spring activities Saturday afternoon and evening as Ranger football gears up for the annual Spring Game and BBQ. The intersquad Spring Game will take place...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Marshall's Old Timers: 75 ½ wins, 40 ½ losses Rollin Good Times: 70 ½ wins, 45 ½ losses Schuesslers: 68 wins, 48 losses Pony Boys: 65 wins, 51 losses Ten Pin Oil Men: 59 ½ wins, 56 ½ losses Knights of Columbus: 56 ½ wins, 59 ½ losses O-Bar:...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    April 12, 2019

Goldbugs secure dominating win early versus Hennessey

The Alva Goldbugs secure a 12-4 win early on versus Hennessey during their Monday afternoon game. During the bottom of the first inning, the Goldbugs started hot on offense as the team scored four run...

 

Ranger Rocketry competes at Argonia Cup

Members of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Ranger Rocketry team competed alongside 10 other teams from nine universities during the third annual Argonia Cup Collegiate Rocketry competition...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 12, 2019

Davis St. fire started on front porch

The Alva Fire Department responded to a fire at 8:58 a.m. Tuesday at 1501 Davis St. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Miller said the fire started on the front porch and spread to the front living room of...

 

Northwestern to host Riders in the Sky April 23

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host the final performance in the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series 2018-19 lineup with Riders in the Sky on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in Herod Hall...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 12, 2019

Crude oil spill disrupts traffic

An inadvertent oil spill caused a lot of stress for local and state officials as well as drivers. Wednesday afternoon at 3:36 p.m. the Alva Fire Department was notified of a large oil spill on US64...

 

Baseball, Hot Dogs and Apple Pie

Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumni, friends and community are invited to attend the annual "Baseball, Hot Dogs and Apple Pie" on Tuesday, April 16. The event will take place at the David...

 

James Earns GAC Weekly Award

DURANT, Okla. – For the seventh time this season Southeastern's Zach James has earned Great American Conference Men's Golfer of the Week honors, this time following his first-place finish at the Natural State Classic in Heber Springs, Ark. It is...

 

SAU Women win twice in Arkadelphia; claim GAC Regular Season Championship

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – In its first season of NCAA competition since 2011-12, the Southern Arkansas Women's Tennis reached its first program milestone since the reboot as the #23 Lady Muleriders used a pair of dominant wins over Ouachita and...

 

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