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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 Max Ridgway    Local    June 8, 2018

The certainty of salvation

In Titus 3:5 the Apostle Paul writes, “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us …” The language of “saved” and “salvation” is the language of rescue. Imagine for a moment that you are on...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    June 8, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

It's Singing School week once again! The College Hill congregation is hosting its 46th annual Alva School of Music. By the time you receive your Friday copy of the Review Courier, we will be...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 8, 2018

Free summer activities at the Alva Public Library

When looking for activities to keep your kids busy this summer, check out the free programs at the Alva Public Library. The summer reading program kicked off Monday with a large enrollment and a theme of “Mad Science.” The library has a big...

 

Camp Ranger at Northwestern set for incoming freshman

Calling all incoming freshmen at Northwestern Oklahoma State University – Camp Ranger is set for June 21-23 at the Alva campus. The deadline to register is June 19 at www.nwosu.edu/camp-ranger. Calleb Mosburg, dean of student affairs and...

 

Upward Bound Summer Camp begins at Northwestern

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Upward Bound and Upward Bound Science and Math students began their annual academic summer camp on the Alva campus May 27. This is the 11th year for the program. This five-week camp will finish on June 28;...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    June 8, 2018

Oceans of plastic

The headline reads: “Ben Lecomte leaves Japan headed for San Francisco 5500 miles away, swimming through shark infested waters and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” At 30 miles a day, that’s a...

 
 By Bob Moos    Local    June 8, 2018

Medicare steps up its fight against diabetes

Diabetes affects as many as one in four older adults with Medicare. It costs hundreds of billions of dollars to treat and results in the loss of tens of thousands of lives every year. If we could better control diabetes, we’d be taking a huge leap...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    June 8, 2018

Random Thoughts

Sam Houston was one of four men who served as presidents of the Republic of Texas, and he had more political experience – by far – than any of the other three. As we saw last week, settlers from t...

 

Rangers ready for college finals

Maverick Harper is as confident as he’s ever been in his rodeo career, and it comes at a good time. The Northwestern Oklahoma State University cowboy is competing at the College National Finals Rodeo for the first time, and he likes the...

 
 By Kellen Bradford    Local    June 8, 2018

Alva 4-H Club

Alva 4-H members met and elected officers for the upcoming 2018-2019 year. Senior officers that were elected by their peers were Allison Galindo as president, Jaydan Coffman as vice president, Jarin...

 

Students participate In Northwest Career Academy

Fourteen area eighth grade students participated in the Northwest Career Academy program. The students spent four days touring area businesses, performing community service and learning about...

 
 By Kellen Bradford    Local    June 8, 2018

Annual wildlife and outdoor fun day

Woods County 4-H members met on May 30 at the Alabaster Caverns for the Annual Wildlife and Outdoor Fun Day. Members listened to area specialists talk about the bats at Alabaster Caverns, other...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    June 8, 2018

Murrow picks up honors at Classic Bowl XXX; seven AHS players, coaches participate

WOODWARD, Okla. – Before he moves on to wear the red and black of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Davion Murrow closed his career as a Goldbug in style as he picked up a couple of honors at...

 

Southeastern's Anez, Nice Earn ITA All-America Awards

DURANT, Okla. – No. 33 Southeastern men's tennis stars Carlos Anez and Ondrej Nice have added ITA NCAA Division II All-American honors to their resumes. Anez, ranked No. 15 nationally in singles, took home a single play honor, while he and partner...

 
 By Scott Goode    Sports    June 8, 2018

Harding Men's Golf Coach Dustin Howell Named Central Region Coach of the Year

SEARCY – After leading Harding men's golf to its second consecutive berth in the NCAA II Midwest/Central Regional, 10th-year head coach Dustin Howell received Golf Pride Grips NCAA Division II Central Region Coach of the Year. During the 2017-18...

 

The Latest: OU investigating sexual harassment allegations

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on dozens of people speaking against a former University of Oklahoma professor accused of sexual harassment (all times local): 6 p.m. The University of Oklahoma says it is investigating reports that some allegations...

 

Oklahoma thunderstorms swamp roadways, strand motorists

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy thunderstorms dropped more than 3 inches of rain in parts of central Oklahoma that left motorists stranded on freeways and surface streets. The National Weather Service issued flash flood warnings Thursday after the...

 

Oklahoma ex-tribal officer gets 10 years for child sex crime

MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — A former Quapaw tribal officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after an undercover police sting in northeast Oklahoma revealed his involvement in a child sex crime. Thomas Mathews was sentenced Wednesday in Tulsa...

 

Ex-Oklahoma professor accused of sexual misconduct

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dozens of people speaking against a former University of Oklahoma professor accused of sexual harassment have composed a letter standing by their stories. About 30 people signed a statement Wednesday accusing John Scamehorn of...

 

Man who forced flight diversion to Oklahoma to be freed

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man whose screaming and threatening a flight attendant aboard a Delta Air Lines flight prompted an emergency landing in Oklahoma will be released to his parents pending trial. Court documents show 29-year-old Bolutife...

 

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