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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.;...

 

Locks of love

Easter has passed by and it is hard to grasp the love that God has for mankind by sending His only son, Jesus, to die on that old rugged cross for you and me. Now, that is love! Don’t you agree? Speaking of love, I read a story about love that happ...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    April 21, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Each Monday, the Bible Chair hosts a noon meal for Northwestern students and faculty. As the spring semester has progressed, I’ve enjoyed visiting with one of our young ladies as she comes through line to fill her plate. She is rapidly approaching...

 

Governor signs bill to streamline aircraft pilot and passenger protection act

STATE CAPITOL – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) worked with state Rep. Charles Ortega, R-Altus, and state Sen. Joe Newhouse, R-Tulsa, to streamline laws regarding any structure near a public use airport in the state. Gov. Mary Fallin...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 21, 2017

Share Medical has second straight month of profits

All three entities of the Alva Hospital Authority showed a profit for March. The gross patient revenue was $2,253,186, which was a $32,428 increase compared to the prior month. The changes in gross...

 

Alva 17th in safest Oklahoma cities

OKLAHOMA – A security organization has put together a list of Oklahoma’s safest cities. The National Council for Home Safety and Security compiled the list by reviewing the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics along with population...

 

Creature Concerns hosts ninth successful spay and neuter clinic

Pet overpopulation is a serious problem. Each year, millions of unwanted and homeless animals are euthanized in animal shelters all over the country. Creature Concerns Inc., a local 501(C)3 animal...

 

After year and a half, charges filed in deadly Cushing prison fight

A year and a half after the deadliest prison fight in Oklahoma history, Payne County prosecutors brought charges Monday against seven people in connection with the incident. None of the seven, however, was charged with murder in the prison-gang...

 

Staff council awards two Northwestern staff members Campus Kudos for 2016-17

Becca Cook, international student adviser, and Shawn Smith, Maintenance HVAC Technician, were selected as the recipients for Northwestern Oklahoma State University Staff Council's 2016-17 Campus Kudos...

 

Northwestern student chosen to present for Research Day at the State Capitol

Senior biology major Timothy Legg of Mutual was selected to represent Northwestern Oklahoma State University at Research Day at the Capitol held recently in Oklahoma City. Twenty-five undergraduate st...

 

Schmaltz presents research, completes speaking engagements, plans publishing projects

During academic year 2016-2017, Dr. Eric Schmaltz, professor of history and co-executive director of the endowed Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU) Institute for Citizenship Studies, has...

 

Northwestern's choirs to present 'Soundscapes II' concert April 27

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's choirs, which consist of the University Singers and the University Chorale, will perform "Soundscapes II" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Alva...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    April 21, 2017

Korea

Stability on the Korean Peninsula has been an issue ever since the armistice on July 27,1953. With all the saber-rattling going on, with threats from North Korea that it will turn Seoul into “a sea...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    April 21, 2017

Random Thoughts

All of us have done things that we later regretted and wondered why we did them. At such times we may justify our actions – at least to ourselves – by pleading temporary insanity. That is to say,...

 
 By John D. Doak    Local    April 21, 2017

Don't believe everything you hear about Senate Bill 478

The Oklahoma Legislature is currently debating a bill that could help Oklahomans find more affordable health insurance. Senate Bill 478 authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to negotiate compacts with other states to allow insurers from those states...

 

Hadwiger garners post-season basketball honors

Alva High School senior Brooks Hadwiger has been named by the Oklahoma Coaches Association to the Class 3A boys basketball all star team. Hadwiger was named to the West team with seven other players...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 21, 2017

New council president elected

When newly elected council members stood to receive the oath of office, only one council chair was left occupied. Randy Stelling remained in his seat. Bryce Benson was absent for the April 17 meeting....

 

GLENN SCHLARB

Funeral services will be Friday, April 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Vincent Woodward, St. Peter Catholic Church and Reverend Tom Felder, pastor Alva Church of the...

 
 By Maya Stewart    Local    April 21, 2017

AHS Art dominates competitions

During the 2016-2017 school year students in Greg McClure's work on their art projects ranging from sculpting to watercolor painting. Art competitions are a staple of any art class and Alva usually ha...

 
 By Maya Stewart    Local    April 21, 2017

AHS soccer team blossoms with talent

AHS Soccer has been a struggling organization for a long time but in the past year has blossomed with an abundance of players and two amazing coaches who bring the team together. At the beginning of...

 
 By Alaina Hurst    Local    April 21, 2017

State Speech and Debate 2017

On Thursday, April 6, through Saturday, April 8, members of the Alva High School Speech and Debate team attended the State Speech and Debate Competition at the University of Oklahoma in Norman....

 

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