Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the May 18, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 110



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.;...

 

Winds of Change

We are in a season of change for many people. Some have graduated, some are entering into their summer break. Parents are sending their sons and daughters to college or into full-time work. Friends are saying goodbye. Children will shift from their...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    May 18, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

“Where a man’s treasure is, there will his heart be also” (Matthew 6:21). Last Friday, I had the privilege of attending the Freedom ISD talent show – twice! I first sat in on the dress rehearsal/matinee performance, designed for students and...

 
 By Stephanie Croft    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Awesome Abi

Abigail Elise Gevara Trujillo is the 18-year-old daughter of Rob and Mary Trujillo. She was born in Hutchison, Kansas, on Sept. 10, 1999. Her favorite hobby includes lots of sleeping! Her favorite...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington students recognized at State FFA Convention

The 2018 State FFA Convention was held April 30 to May 2 in Oklahoma City's Cox Convention Center. Burlington seniors Jaden Allen and Hally Highfill both received their State FFA Degrees. Juniors...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 18, 2018

Train collides with road grader in fatal crash

A Goltry man died after the road grader he was driving was struck by a train in Alfalfa County Wednesday. Jimmy Wilson, 74, of Goltry was pronounced dead at the scene from internal injuries by Medical Examiner Brock Smith. According to the Oklahoma... Full story

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 18, 2018

Woods County Excise Board holds May meeting

The Woods County Excise Board, consisting of Chris Olson, Joe Shirley and chairman Bob Sievert, met Wednesday morning to approve the various expenditures needed to keep the county going financially. Also, with the end of the fiscal year drawing...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    May 18, 2018

Gliders

Have you heard of “gliders?” No, not the aircraft towed to high altitude to ride updrafts and later land. Today, gliders are new trucks less drivetrain that use a loophole in the EPA rules that...

 
 By Kathleen Lourde    Local    May 18, 2018

A solo country Mother's Day

My son is grown and lives way off in Philadelphia, and I now live alone in my little house in the country with my dogs. Sometimes days like Valentine's Day and Mother's Day can feel a little lonely, but this past Sunday was the best Mother's Day I've... Full story

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    May 18, 2018

Random Thoughts

The three decades prior to the Civil War (1830s through 1850s) was an era of reform in the United States. Many people were advocating for change in order to make the country a better place to live...

 

Capitol Hill hires veteran football coach Dan Cocannouer as athletic director

Former Alva High School football coach Dan Cocannouer has been retired about six months and he already knows it doesn’t work for him. So, the longtime football coach is making a comeback to the high school level, this time as the athletic...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    May 18, 2018

Four AHS cagers selected to Classic Bowl rosters

ALVA, Okla. – Two Alva High School Goldbugs and two Ladybugs will be joining five other athletes during 101 Classic Bowl week in Woodward beginning May 29-June 2. The 101 Classic Bowl committee recently announced the boys and girls baseball rosters...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington Senior Class of 2018

The graduating senior class has a total of nine students this year. Jaden Allen and Stephanie Croft are the valedictorians and Abigail Trujillo is the salutatorian of the class. Three of the nine...

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Saucy seventh grade

There are ten saucy seventh graders this year at Burlington. The seventh graders' favorite thing to do is go to lunch. They are a chatty, creative, inquisitive class that is very helpful to each...

 

Burlington School News: Burlington Spring Music program brings spirit and emotion

On May 3, Burlington school hosted their annual spring program for the Burlington school choirs and bands. The evening began with the junior high and high school band performing the classic 25 or 6...

 
 By Brian Thomas    Local    May 18, 2018

Volunteer meeting held for June air race and air show

The Wings Over the Prairie Air Show and the Air Race Classic to be held in Alva in June are big community events requiring a lot of volunteers to keep everything running. A good number of people turned out for a meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the...

 

Lavonn Meier-McKnight's legacy in education is celebrated

Lavonn Meier-McKnight's understanding of the opportunities made possible through education was perhaps reinforced by her own life journey when, as a recent widow and mother of a 16-year-old son, she...

 

Kimberly Stuck selected for WSU Summer Leadership Institute

Wichita State University Student Involvement is pleased to announce that Kimberly Stuck has been selected as a member of the 2018 Summer Leadership Institute. Stuck, of Alva, is a freshman majoring...

 

Southeastern's James a Finalist for Nicklaus Award

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern's Zach James has been named one of five finalists for the Division II Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol. The winner will be announced May 31 at an award presentation held at Muirfield Village...

 

Lawsuit: Expelled Arkansas student's free speech violated

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit says a northwest Arkansas school district violated a student's right to free speech when expelling him for posting a photo of himself on social media holding a firearm. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...

 

Denver police criticized for school search for suspect

DENVER (AP) — Denver school officials are criticizing police for the way officers searched for a high school for a student wanted in a shooting. The search happened April 24 at the largely-minority Rise Up Community School. Principal Lucas Ketzer...

 

Threat case throws spotlight on hard choices for schools

BERWYN, Pa. (AP) — When 12-year-old Nora Nissenbaum told a boy from her class she wasn't interested in him anymore, he started texting her images of Adolf Hitler and insults such as "dirty Jew." Nora's parents contacted her suburban Philadelphia...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

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