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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...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    July 8, 2022

The mystery of the Ark of the Covenant, part 1

Ever since I was a kid, I was taken to church and taught all the Bible stories learning about how God created this world and the entire universe. Oh, the stories were very interesting, and filled my heart with love for God, and for all the powerful...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2022

First class stamps increase to 60 cents Sunday

The U.S. Postal Service has announced a rate increase beginning next week. On June 9, 2022, the PRC announced the approval of changes, which include a two-cent increase in the price of a First-Class...

 

VELMA KATHRYN MAYFIELD

Velma Mayfield, a former resident of Alva, Oklahoma, passed away from heart failure on June 29, 2022, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Velma was born to George and Addie Keck on November 14, 1920, at the...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 8, 2022

Robert's Rules of Order

Parliamentary Procedures are also called rules of order. They originated in Great Britain and Thomas Smith wrote a formal statement of them published in 1583. This document included rules such as...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 8, 2022

Random Thoughts

The district attorney of Fall River, Massachusetts, charged Lizzie Borden with the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother. The jury in her trial, however, acquitted her of the crimes. In the meanti...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 8, 2022

Alva has 15 active cases of Covid-19

Covid-19 numbers are increasing, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) report released Thursday, July 7. In the past four weeks, Woods County has recorded 42 active cases. Among...

 

Black leader who fought Trump Tulsa campaign rally killed

BIXBY, Okla. (AP) — A Black business leader and community activist who joined Tulsa civic leaders in fighting then-President Donald Trump's plan to hold a campaign rally on Juneteenth in a city known as the site of one of the nation's deadliest...

 

Georgia slabs called satanic by some torn down after bombing

ATLANTA (AP) — A rural Georgia monument that some conservative Christians criticized as satanic and others dubbed "America's Stonehenge" was demolished Wednesday after a predawn bombing turned one of its four granite panels into rubble. The...

 

Ex-leader Shinzo Abe critically shot in shock Japan attack

TOKYO (AP) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an arch-conservative and one of the country's most divisive figures, was shot and critically wounded during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan. He was airlifted to a hospital but...

 

Asian markets follow Wall St higher as recession fears ease

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Friday after two Federal Reserve officials said the U.S. economy might avoid a recession and a news report said China might boost construction spending to stimulate its struggling...

 

Facing pressure, Biden to sign order on abortion access

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will take executive action Friday to protect access to abortion, according to three people familiar with the matter, as he faces mounting pressure from Democrats to be more forceful on the subject after the...

 

Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat as hajj reaches apex

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims from around the world raised their hands to heaven and offered prayers of repentance on the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Friday, an intense day of worship...

 

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