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Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Nathan Braudrick. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Sunday: Sunday school is at...

 

16 selected for President's Leadership Class

Sixteen incoming freshmen at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been selected for a year-long adventure as members of the President’s Leadership Class (PLC). PLC is a leadership development program led by the university’s president. The...

 

Last days gospel

Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost is the day that we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit into the church. Like God gathered some dust together and breathed into the dust to make Adam, Jesus gathered some people together and breathed into those people to...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    June 10, 2022

Collecting

An article in Smithsonian Magazine brought collecting to my attention. Most of us have collections. We often start them by accident, having begun by browsing garage sales, auctions and inheritance. I...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    June 10, 2022

Greenfield ready for college finals

CASPER, Wyo. – A year ago, Kaden Greenfield was a sophomore at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, and had just qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo. He arrived at the Ford Wyoming Center with high hopes and came away...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    June 10, 2022

Random Thoughts

In the 1850s a prominent official in the U.S. government had a brilliant idea. And, like many ideas dreamed up by governmental officials, this one did not work out as planned. Mississippi politician...

 

More than 30 students take part in Northwestern STEM Camp

Sixteen middle school students and fifteen high school students from across the state of Oklahoma attended a free summer STEM camp at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The middle school...

 

Artwork of Angelia Case named Nescatunga's Best of Show

Angelia Case of Alva is the Best of Show winner for the 51st Nescatunga Arts Festival in Alva, Oklahoma. Case placed first in oil/acrylics and printmaking, second in photography and third in...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 10, 2022

City of Alva public hearing on budget is Monday

It’s budget time for the City of Alva. Finance committee meetings and recommendations of department heads over several months are now part of the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July...

 

Sooners hold off Virginia Tech in Blacksburg Super Regional

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Kendall Pettis had two RBI singles, Jake Bennett struck out eight in seven innings and Oklahoma held off Virginia Tech 5-4 on Friday in the Blacksburg Super Regional. The best-of-three series continues on Saturday with...

 
 By CLIFF BRUNT    Sports    June 10, 2022

Oklahoma, Texas to make SEC softball even more formidable

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and Texas — the two Women's College World Series finalists — are set to join the Southeastern Conference in 2025 and likely will make the powerhouse conference even more formidable. Oklahoma just won its fifth...

 
 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    June 10, 2022

Kansas' first transgender lawmaker not seeking reelection

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' first transgender state legislator is not seeking reelection, saying Friday that she is moving to Texas so that she can help care for her wife's aging parents. Democratic state Rep. Stephanie Byers, of Wichita, was...

 

Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

A Texas judge on Friday temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care, a new obstacle to the state labeling such treatments as child abuse. The temporary...

 

Key moments from the Jan. 6 committee's video of the riot

In launching its case to the American public, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection made a central argument: Look at the tape. The centerpiece of Thursday night's hearing was a video reconstruction of the attack on the Capitol.... Full story

 

US inflation at new 40-year high as price increases spread

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prices of gas, food and most other goods and services jumped in May, raising inflation to a new four-decade high and giving American households no respite from rising costs. Consumer prices surged 8.6% last month from a year...

 

Navajo mystery series 'Dark Winds' seeks true storytelling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Redford and George R.R. Martin are the big names behind "Dark Winds," but they're not the most important. That distinction belongs to the Native American creators and actors who ensured the AMC mystery series rings true to...

 

White supremacists are riling up thousands on social media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The social media posts are of a distinct type. They hint darkly that the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic tropes. They revel in the prospect of a "white boy summer." White...

 

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