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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.;...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    June 1, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

Ah! The excitement of youth! This Sunday marks the beginning of the 46th annual Alva School of Music at College Hill Church of Christ. If memory serves me correctly, this will be my tenth opportunity to serve as Grand Gopher for the event. During...

 

Woods County Cooperative Extension to offer Child Care/Babysitting Clinic

The Woods County OSU Cooperative Extension Service will be holding a babysitting/child care clinic for all interested area youth ages 10-13 years of age, according to Susan Holliday, extension educator for Family and Consumer Science/4-H Youth...

 

Illegal tobacco sales to minors threaten children's health

Oklahoma tobacco retailers are increasingly not complying with state law regarding underage tobacco sales. Last year, Oklahoma tobacco retailers posted an overall non-compliance rate of nearly 18 percent. That’s troubling for local prevention profe...

 
 By Kathryn McNutt    Local    June 1, 2018

As U.S. student debt soars, Oklahoma schools stress financial literacy

Student debt in the U.S. hit $1.5 trillion for the first time this year, according to the Federal Reserve. Graduates who earn a four-year degree leave college with an average debt of more than $30,000, the Project on Student Debt reports. It is...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    June 1, 2018

Random Thoughts

In a previous article, we looked at the life and career of Sam Houston – the only person in U.S. history to serve as governor of two states, Tennessee and Texas. Moreover, Houston also represented...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    June 1, 2018

Veteran needs

Veteran’s benefits have long been under scrutiny. It started with overcrowding in VA hospitals and spread to the denial of need for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. There are...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 1, 2018

Art and crafts, theatre performances, race, mud run and softball this weekend

Entertainment opportunities abound in Alva this weekend. Tonight the First Friday Artwalk in downtown Alva is from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by the Graceful Arts Gallery for the Art on the Salt Fork exhibit featuring Earl Kuhn, Eva McPhail, Vi Thomas, Dallas...

 

Historic building in Waynoka damaged

The Eastman Building, a historic building (originally the Campbell Hotel built in 1928) in Waynoka, was damaged Tuesday night, May 29, in a tornadic storm. The building was being used as a hotel. The...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 1, 2018

Damaging winds and heavy rain leave behind damage

Woods County was hit hard by a severe storm system Tuesday night, including sections of Waynoka. The Eastman building, a prominent structure in the town, was damaged and its roof almost torn...

 

Liddell steps down as head soccer coach

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced the resignation of Head Soccer Coach Craig Liddell. "Coach Liddell did a fantastic job with all aspects of the program," Franz said. "His teams performed well in the...

 
 By Casady Fletcher    Sports    June 1, 2018

Hoover Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

SHAWNEE – Abby Hoover is the Oklahoma Baptist nominee for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    June 1, 2018

Choi and Wahlin Repeat as WGCA All-Region Selections

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – SWOSU placed two individuals on the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-Central Region team with juniors Gloria Choi and Elin Wahlin garnering a selection to the team for the second straight season. The All-Region...

 

Following postseason run, Goodwin named to All-Region team

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (May 31, 2018) – After a memorable postseason run, Oklahoma Christian's Kate Goodwin was recognized Thursday on the All-West Region team by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. Earlier this month, Goodwin was the final...

 

Whitting Named to WGCA West All-Region Team

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Rogers State women's golfer Jess Whitting was named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association West All-Region Team as announced by the WGCA on Thursday afternoon (May 31). Whitting, a redshirt freshman from Perth, Australia,...

 

Piddon named All-American, Nnbhadki earns All-Region

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Following a season in which the Golden Suns won their fourth consecutive Great American Conference championship and made their fourth appearance in the Division II National Championships, Arkansas Tech's Peerada Piddon and Pia...

 

Ouachita names Luke Howard as new head baseball coach

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.—Luke Howard has been named Ouachita Baptist University's new head baseball coach, according to Director of Athletics David Sharp. Howard has spent the past seven years serving as the associate head coach at King University, an...

 

Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent over an hour Thursday offering private condolences to some of the families affected by this month's deadly Texas school shooting, the latest spasm of mass violence in a year marred by assaults on the...

 

State auditors say California underreports hate crimes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is underreporting hate crimes to the FBI, state lawmakers and the public because local law enforcement agencies lack adequate policies and training, state auditors said Thursday. The audit largely blames the sta...

 

Texas school district struck by mass shooting gets grant

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Southeast Texas school district where a high school student went on a deadly shooting rampage, killing 10 teachers and students, is getting a $1 million federal grant to help with recovery. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy...

 

Suit alleges free speech violations by Kansas district

SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas school district faces a lawsuit alleging violation of students' free speech rights during a nationwide protest of gun violence. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed suit Thursday against the...

 

Alabama plan to arm school principals draws mixed reaction

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A plan by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to let principals and other administrators store weapons on campus so they can respond to shootings drew mixed reactions Thursday, with an education group expressing support and the NAACP...

 

Judge delays retrial for man charged in NAU campus shooting

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The retrial of a former Northern Arizona University student charged in a fatal shooting in 2015 was delayed Thursday for a fourth time, frustrating surviving victims and their families. A jury in Steven Jones' first trial...

 

Colorado State claims former professor's suit has no merit

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University claims a former professor had a history of troubling behavior before she filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the school. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports the university filed a motion...

 

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