Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the June 16, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 118



 By Harold Henson    Local    June 16, 2017

YOLO reexamined

If you spend any time around Millennials, you have probably heard the term YOLO. For a man who has eased passed the half century mark, YOLO sounds like gibberish. For those of you that have not yet been introduced to the term, it means You Only Live...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    June 16, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Real scholars scare me. “Type A” people intimidate me. I’m not a type A. I’m more of a type C-minus. However, the Lord has blessed me with a lot of neat opportunities to teach and some of those type A scholars have come in quite handy at...

 

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.;...

 

WILLARD BRYAN LEE

Graveside services for Willard Bryan Lee will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery with Rev. John Bowers officiating. Interment is under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka, LLC. Willard Bryan Lee...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    June 16, 2017

Spy stuff

Teddy Ruxpin – the best-selling toy of 1985-1986 – was an animated, interactive Teddy Bear that used a cassette tape to talk and move. That was later replaced by a digital cartridge in the newest...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

Being a freshman legislator is quite a change from years of being a solo practitioner. During session, I learned that being successful in getting something done means getting the majority of your colleagues to see your vision, no pun intended. It...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    June 16, 2017

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, John Scott Harrison was the son of President William Henry Harrison and the father of President Benjamin Harrison, giving him a unique place in U.S. history. Like other members...

 

Girl Scouts travel to Galveston and Houston

Girl Scouts with Troop 969 sold nuts and candy and numerous cookies, received donations from community service activities, and held a pancake feed at McDonald's, raising enough money over the past...

 

Rehder recognized for social work program

Dr. Kylene Rehder, an associate professor, director of the Social Work Program and chair of the Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, has been chosen as one of 100...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    June 16, 2017

New restaurant opens in Alva today

The doors open at 7 a.m. today for Renae Stewart's new restaurant, to be known as You Pick, located in the building formerly known as Red's. Breakfast will be served until 11 a.m., either by use of...

 

7th-annual Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament to be held on June 23

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Southern Arkansas University is pleased to announce that the 7th-Annual Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament, presented by Mustard Seed Wealth Management, will take place on Friday, June 23 at the Magnolia Country Club. The...

 
 By Leslie Nation    Local    June 16, 2017

County Economic Development Committee reviews financial reports and budget for FY 2016-2017

The Woods County Economic Development Committee (WCEDC) spent the initial part of their meeting going over their financial report as WCEDC Director Sonja Williams noted some discrepancies and wanted to make them known to the committee. The committee...

 
 By Leslie Nation    Sports    June 16, 2017

AHS Baseball hosts summer baseball tournament

Alva High School Baseball, headed by Scott Baugh, will host a summer baseball tournament starting today and ending on Sunday, June 18. Six teams, including the Alva Goldbugs, will compete in this three-day event that will be held on Crenshaw Field...

 

Ryan Bowen selected to lead baseball program

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz announced the hiring of Ryan Bowen as head baseball coach. Bowen has been the lead assistant at Great American Conference foe Southeastern Oklahoma State for the past five seasons where the...

 

Rangers ready for college finale

Ten Rangers are ready to ride for college rodeo's most coveted title. Six men and four women from the Northwestern Oklahoma State University have earned the right to compete at the College National Finals Rodeo, set for June 11-17 at the Casper...

 

Agencies slow methane rules opposed by oil, gas industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. The Environmental Protection Agency said it is seeking a two-year delay for oil and gas...

 

Ruling on Dakota Access pipeline surprises oil industry

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge's ruling that might open the door for at least a temporary shutdown of the disputed Dakota Access pipeline surprised the industry that hailed the project as a "game changer" for North Dakota oil. But shippers said...

 

Israel's prime minister: Med pipeline would be 'revolution'

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised Thursday to promote plans for an ambitious Mediterranean undersea natural gas pipeline project, in a bid by his country to become a key European energy supplier. Israel...

 

Settlement reached in Arkansas oil spill case

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Exxon Mobil has settled a lawsuit over a 2013 pipeline spill that dumped tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into an Arkansas neighborhood. Attorneys representing 64 families announced the settlement Thursday. They...

 

3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of northern Oklahoma

PERRY, Okla. (AP) — An earthquake has shaken parts of northern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2:35 a.m. about 12 miles west of Perry in Noble County. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of...

 

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A frequently polarized Senate found common ground Thursday as Republicans and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill that punishes longtime adversaries Iran and Russia with an array of financial penalties....

 

APNewsBreak: Official says more Hanford nuke mishaps likely

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Future accidental radiation releases at the largest U.S. site of waste from nuclear weapons production are likely following back-to-back emergency evacuations of workers in May and June because aging infrastructure is...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

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