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 By Kelsi Smith    Local    April 14, 2017

Busy Bayli

Bayli Anne Hyde was born in Alva to Marci Hyde and the late Robert Hyde on Sept. 9, 1998. Her future plans after this year are to attend Oklahoma State University and major in recreational therapy...

 

Computer upgrade

The Burlington School computer lab recently received 15 new computers. The Burlington Education Foundation funded the purchase of the computers. The old computers were six years old and sluggish....

 

Burlington Elementary participates in Seiling Music Festival

Mrs. Kiley Feely took the Burlington elementary music students to the Seiling Music Festival, in Seiling on Friday, April 7. The fourth–sixth grade choir received a 2+ on their performance of "My...

 
 By Rebecca Bonham    Local    April 14, 2017

Great start for golf

Golf is off to a great start this year with four great guys on the team. The 2017 team consists of seniors Ethan Barron, Colten Kraft and Tanner Rieger, and freshman Tateyn Rieger. They are coached...

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    April 14, 2017

Kind Kelsi

Kelsi Smith was born on Sept. 5, 1998, in Norman to Aaron and Kandi Smith. She has one older brother, Kevin Smith. Smith is active in FFA, FCA, STUCO, and basketball. She is vice president and...

 

Sensational sixth graders

There are ten sensational sixth grade students this year at Burlington. Some of their favorite activities are reading, basketball, fishing and hunting. Their favorite subjects are math and science....

 
 By Bayli Hyde    Local    April 14, 2017

Track stars

The Burlington boys' and girls' track teams have started their 2017 season. The high school and junior high both competed at Medford on April 8. The placings for high school included: Anna Motycka,...

 

Under the sea

This year the junior class worked really hard to raise money for prom. They did fundraisers, worked concession stands and went to different towns asking for donations. The theme for this year's prom...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    April 14, 2017

Way to go Elks!

The Burlington High School basketball teams had a very successful season this year with both teams making quarter state finalist. There were many sports honors given out, as well as individual awards. Anna Motycka, freshman, was awarded Orient...

 

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 14, 2017

The death of Christ – why it matters

I regret to say that I once read a book by a theologian. The subject was the theology of the Apostle Paul. Commenting on Paul’s emphasis on the death of Christ, the author said, “I fail to see how the death of one man 2,000 years ago has any...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    April 14, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Perhaps you’ve heard ... it’s Easter weekend! And, while I’m sure more people will search for eggs than search for Messiah, it’s still an encouraging time of year. I hope you’ve already made plans to attend worship but if you haven’t,...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 14, 2017

Questions answered, ideas offered on Alva rate increases

Alva Mayor Kelly Parker waited with a bit of trepidation for the public hearing to begin Tuesday evening, April 11. Seats were filling quickly in the city council chambers as citizens gathered to ask...

 

Girl Scouts host baby shower

Woods County Girl Scouts host a baby shower for the first baby girl to be born around Girl Scout Week. This year's recipient is the baby sister of a Daisy Girl Scout, Jiselle Marquez. Baby sister...

 

Order of Eastern Star to host School of Instruction

The Alva Chapter # 97 of the Order of the Eastern Star will host the School of Instruction to be held on Saturday, April 15, at the Masonic Lodge, 1022 Noble St., Alva. Registration is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to be served at...

 

Woods County FSA schedules informational meeting for livestock producers

The Woods County FSA is conducting an informational meeting for livestock producers on Wednesday, April 26, at 2:30 p.m. at the Northwest Technology Center, 1801 S 11th St., Alva. Lisa Higgins, Woods County CED, will lead the meeting. Topics...

 

Best of Show honors go to McClure, Case during Art Society Art Show

Best of Show winners for the 14th annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society (NAS) Art Show on campus were announced at the beginning of the Winners Show at the Runnymede Hotel Friday...

 

Northwestern to host first Division of Education Pinning Ceremony

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s first Division of Education Pinning Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 6, at 9 a.m. in Education Center 109. “The pinning ceremony will be a time of recognition for students who have completed the...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 14, 2017

World War I

A centennial is about to be celebrated: the beginning of American involvement in World War I this June 14.. America’s most recent war with no survivors, no “doughboy” alive to tell the tale, the...

 

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