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Articles from the April 20, 2018 edition

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 By Raye Lyn Bird    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: First graders become word doctors

The first graders recently performed surgery on words to make them contractions. Each of the students received their identification tag giving them doctoral status. Then the students prepared for...

 
 By Devon Perez    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington students receive CPR training

Northwest Technology Instructor Tammy Mustard and students in the medical program at the center in Alva went to Burlington and taught juniors and seniors about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)....

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Elaborate 11th grade

There are eight elaborate 11th graders. They are active in FFA, basketball, track, STUCO, band, vocal, cheerleading, mentoring and robotics. Their favorite subject is ag. The 11th grade has had a lot...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington masquerade prom a memorable evening

The junior class hosted a masquerade themed prom for all juniors and seniors. The junior class moms helped prepare and serve dinner for everyone and their dates. Dinner included a salad before the...

 
 By Raye Lyn Bird    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Science can be fun

Science teacher Jennifer Newlin has been teaching science at Burlington School for 28 years. Her science classes are often very hands on in order to learn a concept. She teaches science classes for se...

 

Burlington School News: Smiling Skyler

Skylar Dillion Cass is the 18-year-old son of David and Ginger Cass. He was born in Enid, Oklahoma, at Bass Hospital on Sept. 29, 1999. His favorite hobbies are riding horses and driving three...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Super sixth grade

There are eight super sixth graders this year at Burlington. Their favorite subjects include math, science and social studies/history. They enjoy sleeping in, eating and playing basketball. The...

 

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 Paul Cole    Local    April 20, 2018

Facing the truth

To celebrate Winston Churchill’s 80th birthday, the British parliament asked artist Graham Sutherland to paint a portrait of this powerful statesman. Churchill allegedly asked the artist: “As a cherub, or the Bulldog?” He felt these two images...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    April 20, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

Are “used to bees” really better? This week I can argue from both sides of that question. The year I entered high school at North Mesquite (Stomp ‘em Stallions!) was the first year girls in my class were allowed to wear jeans to school. Three s...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 20, 2018

City manager rehired for two years

Following an executive session Monday night, the Alva City Council voted unanimously to sign a two-year employment contract with Business Manager Joe Don Dunham. At last month’s meeting, the council reported a very favorable review of Dunham’s...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 20, 2018

Alva Recreation Complex calls off weekend baseball tournament

Alva Rec Park Manager Courtney Nesseralla told the regular meeting of the Alva Recreation Authority that she had postponed a large baseball tournament scheduled for this coming weekend because of a 100 percent prediction of rain. She said the event w...

 

Dana Murphy to be featured speaker at the Woods County Mineral Owners Association meeting

Republican Corporation Commissioner and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dana Murphy will be the featured speaker at tonight's Woods County Mineral Owners Association meeting. "As a fifth-generation...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 20, 2018

Woodward, Dewey County wildfires continue to burn

According to the daily fire situation report from the Oklahoma Forestry Services, firefighters were still actively engaged in three fires in northwestern Oklahoma Thursday morning. The Hooker Fire in Texas County burned 179 acres before being contain...

 

Northwestern bands to perform 'The Winds of Spring' concert

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Band and Community Band will present their spring band concert “The Winds of Spring” on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in Herod Hall auditorium. The event is free and open to the...

 

Northwestern choirs to present 'Soundscapes III' concert

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s choirs, which consist of the University Singers and the University Chorale, will be performing “Soundscapes III” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Alva Independent School armory, 230 Choctaw. This is...

 

Salsa-making tasting contest planned for Cinco De Mayo celebration

A salsa-making contest is planned for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebration sponsored by the Spanish Club and Sigma Delta Pi. It will take place in Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Ranger Room in Alva from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 20, 2018

Bucket list

From Popular Mechanics: “64 Things to do Before the World Ends.” I guess lowering your A1C with Trulicity is a small thing compared to Armageddon. Even completing your “bucket list” can lead...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 20, 2018

Random Thoughts

The Cold War was one of the most significant events in world history during the last half of the 20th century. It was basically a war of words between the United States and our primary enemy during...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    April 20, 2018

Goldbugs blast Watonga in Alva

ALVA, Okla. – The No. 17 Alva Goldbugs had no problem rolling past Watonga on the diamond Tuesday evening at Glass Family Field at Myers Stadium as they dominated in a 16-2 victory. In the game that was forced to be moved due to an issue at...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Local    April 20, 2018

Start times adjusted for baseball's series at HSU

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball has announced that start times for this weekend's series at Henderson State University have been adjusted in an effort to avoid impending weather in the Arkadelphia area. The two...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 20, 2018

Rangers bested in non-conference action

ENID, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State university dropped a disappointing non-conference matchup Tuesday night as they fell 14-2 to #5 Oklahoma Wesleyan (NAIA, KCAC). The Eagles powered their way to 17 hits in a seven-inning contest originally s...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 20, 2018

Harper excels at Weatherford

ALVA, Okla. – Maverick Harper readily admits that his rodeo legacy has helped him in the arena. The Northwestern Oklahoma State University cowboy proved it this past weekend by winning the heading and all-around titles at the Southwestern Oklahoma...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 20, 2018

Rangers drop two in Arkadelphia

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – It was a tough day and weekend overall for the Northwestern Oklahoma State softball team, falling in all four games last weekend, including the two Sunday to Ouachita Baptist, 5-0 and 1-0. Game 1 OBU pitcher, Marissa Butler was...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    April 20, 2018

Softball series moved to Sunday and Monday

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State softball team's home weekend series against Henderson State has been pushed back to a Sunday-Monday series due to weather forecasts in the Alva area. The Rangers and Reddies will now square off on...

 

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