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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 Darin Kearns    Local    June 15, 2018

Humble teamwork

“For we are co-workers in God’s service” (1 Corinthians 3:9a NIV) Yesterday, the 2018 World Cup started in Moscow, Russia. Though the United States still hasn’t quite picked up on the popularity of the game of soccer, more people will watch...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    June 15, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

“A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else! I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than live the good life in the homes of the wicked” (David, King of Israel, in Psalm 84:10). David was a man who knew a...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 15, 2018

Another continuance for Alva man accused of rape

The 23-year-old Alva man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male back in 2013, was granted another continuance on his case after making a court appearance last Wednesday. Caleb Baker faces five felony charges, including one count of rape...

 

Band director nominates students for the Oklahoma Ambassadors of Music program

Several Waynoka high school students were nominated for the Oklahoma Ambassadors of Music program. As ambassadors, students will spend 16 days traveling to England, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and Germany. A concert will be...

 

Big Five's Head Start now taking applications

Big Five’s Head Start program is now taking applications for the upcoming school year beginning in August. Big Five provides a high-quality early childhood education program for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Our program provides for the...

 
 By Edward Helmore    Local    June 15, 2018

Cost of government rises when local newspaper closes, study finds

When a local newspaper closes, the cost of government increases. That’s the conclusion of new survey from Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, which draws a direct line between loss of the watchful eyes of local newspapers and a decline in...

 
 By Lynn L Martin    Local    June 15, 2018

Connor Martin named to WCIDA board

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority nominated and approved a new member of the board to replace Bryce Benson, who resigned. The new member is Connor Martin, an employee of BancCentral. After Martin was approved, an agenda item called...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    June 15, 2018

Old-timers disease

My late football coach Jack Davison referred to himself as having “old-timer” disease. It is true that as we age, we don’t hear, concentrate or remember as well. It becomes harder to multi-task...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    June 15, 2018

Random Thoughts

Sam Houston’s first term as president of Texas began two months early in October 1836 and lasted until December 1838. Before Texas became a state in 1845, it held three more elections for president...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 15, 2018

Alva airport preparing for next week's events

Much of the Alva Airport Commission focused on preparations for the Air Race Classic on Tuesday and the Wings over the Prairie Air Show next Friday and Saturday. The commission met Monday, June 11, with all members present. Airport Manager Tyson...

 

DUANE HAYES

Duane Hayes, 53-year-old Waynoka resident, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at his home south of Waynoka. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, in the First United Methodist...

 

Northwestern faculty member publishes book on art, music in the 20th century

Max Ridgway, who teaches music-related classes at Northwestern Oklahoma State University as an adjunct instructor of music teaching guitar and strings courses, has published "Modernism: The Strange...

 
 By Andy Morphew    Sports    June 15, 2018

Milton signs with NWOSU

After taking time to make a decision, Duncan graduate Rosaria Milton will be heading to Northwestern Oklahoma State in Alva to continue her track career after winning a state title for Duncan in...

 

Northwestern plays host to student council workshops for June, July

Members of the Oklahoma Association of Student Councils (OASC) have gathered on Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Alva campus for BASIC, a leadership workshop June 10-15. About 288 high school...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 15, 2018

Repo man at Wings over the Prairie Air Show

Airplane repo man Kevin Lacey is one of the headliners appearing for the air show in Alva next weekend. The Discovery Channel star has been doing repo for almost 40 years so he's amassed quite a...

 

Firefighter, 4 others injured in Oklahoma gas line rupture

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma firefighter and four other people were injured in an explosion and fire that followed the rupture of a natural gas line in Tulsa. Police say a tractor struck the gas line around 1:30 p.m. Thursday on the city's west...

 

Oklahoma base fixing some of Air Force's grounded bombers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Part of the U.S. Air Force's recently grounded bomber fleet is currently undergoing maintenance at Oklahoma's Tinker Air Force Base. The commander of the Air Force Global Strike Command ordered a "safety stand down" of all B-1B...

 

Autopsy: Oklahoma child who died had enlarged heart

VINITA, Okla. (AP) — A new autopsy report says a 9-year-old Oklahoma girl who died after losing consciousness at school had an enlarged heart. The Tulsa World reports that the state Medical Examiner's Office released its autopsy report Tuesday for...

 

Authorities identify body found buried in Oklahoma City yard

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say a body found buried in the backyard of a home has been identified as that of a 31-year-old woman. Police said Thursday that the body of Jacalyn Elizabeth Russell was found buried in a shallow grave...

 

Oklahoma court affirms life sentence in kidnapping, death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a man's life prison sentence in the death of an Oklahoma man who had cerebral palsy and delayed cognitive reasoning. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Tuesday affirmed the first-degree murder...

 

Texas inmate condemned for TCU professor death loses appeal

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a 45-year-old man on Texas death row for the 2004 suffocation of a retired TCU professor whose body was found in Oklahoma after she was abducted in Fort Worth. Attorneys for Edward...

 

Sex abuse lawsuit against Oklahoma school to continue

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging officials at an Oklahoma school did nothing to stop sexual attacks against a middle school student. The ruling dated Monday allows the lawsuit against Washington Public...

 

Pope appoints new bishop for Salina diocese

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Pope Francis has announced that Monsignor Gerald Vincke will be the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salina. The pope made the announcement Wednesday. Vincke's ordination and installation will be announced later, the Salina...

 

Kansas consumer advocates recommend Westar rate cuts

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas consumer advocates are recommending state utility regulators reject Westar Energy's request for a $17.2 million rate increase and instead order the company to cut rates. Employees of the Kansas Corporation Commission...

 

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