Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the May 12, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 116



 By Drake Peffly    Local    May 12, 2017

Accelerated Readers have end-of-the-year fun

Each year, Burlington students receive points for reading through the Accelerated Reading (AR) program. Fifty-seven students read at least 100 points. Those reaching 200 points were Carleigh Hill...

 
 By Rebecca Bonham    Local    May 12, 2017

Burlington FFA has successful year

Burlington FFA had a fantastic year! To start off the year, the freshmen competed in the Greenhand Quiz CDE, and Lauren Lagos was third-high individual and Anna Motycka was the state champion. Also...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    May 12, 2017

Heartland music festival a success

Burlington 7th-12th grade band and vocal participated in the Heartland Music Festival on April 22. The band performed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and another piece called “Drums of Duruma.” Emily Burnet, freshman, was awarded outstanding...

 
 By Bayli Hyde    Local    May 12, 2017

Rambunctious Rebecca

Rebecca Lynn Bonham was born in Wichita, Kansas, on Jan. 10, 1999. She is the daughter of Aaron and Heather Bonham, and Tim and Christy Lear. She has eight siblings, four brothers and four sisters....

 
 By Kelsi Smith    Local    May 12, 2017

Burlington Senior Graduates 2017

The 2017 seniors have made many accomplishments this year. The senior graduating class has a total of ten students. Jonathan Armbruster is the valedictorian and Kelsi Smith is the salutatorian of the...

 

Sixth grade students visit the Oklahoma State Capitol

Burlington sixth graders got the pleasure of traveling to the state capitol on Tuesday, May 9. They met with former sixth grade teacher Terry Pederson, whose husband is now a state senator. She was...

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    May 12, 2017

Burlington School spring program

The Burlington spring program organized by director Kiley Feely was full of entertainment. The pre-K through third grade performed "Disney: The Movies, The Music." The students were dressed in many...

 
 By Stephanie Croft    Local    May 12, 2017

Regional and state track

This year at the regional track meet, Burlington had four students place and three advance to state. Kutter Jewell qualified in the 110 meter hurdles, Emily Burnet in the shot-put, and Anna Motycka...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    May 12, 2017

Several students participate in state vocal competition

Burlington School took three vocal ensembles and one solo to the state competition in Shawnee. Each of these earned a 1 at district competition for the opportunity to compete at state. The men's...

 
 By Abigail Trujillo    Local    May 12, 2017

Tri-State Music Festival

Burlington elementary students participated in the Tri-state Music Festival on May 3 in Enid. The elementary concert band received a 2. Band solos all received a 1: Keianna Sorto (flute), Ranee...

 

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    May 12, 2017

Slow to believe

Lew Wallace published his novel “Ben-Hur: A tale of the Christ,” considered by many the most influential Christian book of the 19th century. It has never gone out of print. The story tells about...

 

Experience God's joy and freedom

Grace and Faith Fellowship, 420 E. Church St., invites the public to join them in a celebration of Jesus and His goodness. Terrell and Beverly Glaze will ministering the uncompromising Word of the...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    May 12, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

I have to admit, I enjoy preaching from the letters of the New Testament. I’m always learning something new from Peter, Paul, James and Jude. However, after several months of preaching in which we discussed great passages from Acts, Romans and 1st...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 12, 2017

Spending limit tightened for airport manager

A move to limit the airport manager’s spending authority sparked discussion and a split vote at Monday’s Alva Airport Commission meeting. Oddly instead of stating his proposal out loud, Commissioner Terry Turner passed around papers to other...

 
 By Wyatt Shaw    Local    May 12, 2017

Alva FFA member earns Diversified Agricultural Production State Proficiency Award

Cooper Sneary of the Alva FFA chapter earned first-place honors in the 2017 Oklahoma FFA Diversified Agricultural Production Proficiency Award area during the 91st Oklahoma FFA Convention May 3....

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 12, 2017

Correction on Verleta Eckels story in the Newsgram

Two characters got dropped in the proof-reading of our story on Verleta Eckels honor of being named State Director of the Year for the School Nutrition Association. Eckels was asked about her opinion of outsourcing food service to a commercial firm....

 

Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning DIY Chalk Paint Workshop offered

The fifth in the series of the Woods County Extension C.A.F.E Lunchtime Learning Workshops, “DIY Chalk Paint,” will be offered on May 18 at the Women’s Building at the Woods County Fairgrounds. Extension C.A.F.E. (Catch a Fast Education)...

 

Woods County Coalition continues summer lunch program

Goldbug Gulp and Gallop will start May 31 and last through June 22 at Washington Early Childhood Center. The Woods County Coalition (WCC) will serve 12–1 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This program will serve a free lunch to s...

 

16 inducted into Northwestern business honors society

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Division of Business recently welcomed 14 undergraduate students and two faculty to its honors society, Delta Mu Delta. The students have completed more than...

 

22 students pinned in first Division of Education Pinning Ceremony

Twenty-two students were pinned Saturday, May 6, during Northwestern Oklahoma State University's first Division of Education pinning ceremony prior to spring commencement. The ceremony recognized the...

 

Summer, fall enrollment open for Northwestern Graduate Studies master's degree programs

For individuals looking to further their higher education, Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Graduate Studies master’s degree programs will continue to accept applications for summer until June 5 and fall enrollment until Monday, Aug. 21....

 

Northwestern to begin summer work hours on May 22; specified offices to be an exception

All Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations will begin summer work hours starting Monday, May 22, through Thursday, July 27. A majority of employees will work four 10-hour days from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with Fridays off. In an effort to...

 

MARVA LEE NAKVINDA

Marva Lee Nakvinda was born June 2, 1951, in Anthony, Kansas, daughter of Marvin Everett and Tressie (Anderson) Folger. After a few years of farm life in Manchester, Oklahoma, the family moved to Wich...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    May 12, 2017

Sacred ground

With the upcoming Memorial Day celebration come memories of battles on this continent that have helped shape the nation, where our ancestors fought and died to protect our freedoms. It is sobering to...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019