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 By Marion Hadsell    Local    July 15, 2022

Hope for tomorrow

A.W. Tozer, an American pastor from the middle of the last century, said it well when he said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” It is so true! I visit with people who are discouraged, who...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    July 15, 2022

Mystery of the Ark of the Covenant – Part 2

Last week we talked about the mystery of the Ark of the Covenant and its power and how it sparked my interest as to the “WHY.” This week we’ll get a little deeper into the design of it and the articles placed inside of it. The Ark of the Covena...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 15, 2022

Alva drops to 11 active Covid cases, Waynoka has 5

Active Covid-19 cases in Alva have dropped by four, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) weekly report. The July 14 report shows Alva with 11 active cases, down from 15 last...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 15, 2022

Random Thoughts

Previously, we looked at the mayors of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, all of whom have been canines. Meanwhile, a small town in Minnesota also had a dog run for mayor a few years ago, but he lost the...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 15, 2022

Hot rods

Who coined the term “hot rod?” I’ve been using the term for over 50 years and thought it referred to an engine part called a “rod” that attaches pistons to crankshaft. Obviously, a car...

 

Northwestern receives TSET Grant for health-promoting projects in Oklahoma

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will soon begin work on the 2022 NWOSU Tennis Court Renovation Project after receiving $50,000 from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) as part of an i...

 

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 Marione Martin    Local    July 15, 2022

Five Jet residents injured in crash

It was about 2:30 a.m. when a westbound vehicle failed to stop or turn at a T-intersection. The resulting crash sent all five occupants to the hospital. The wreck occurred early Thursday morning, July 14, on Harmon Road and County Road 900,... Full story

 

Oklahoma assistant attorney general arrested for crashes

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — An assistant in the Oklahoma attorney general's office has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for hit-and-run and fleeing police in Broken Arrow. Assistant Solicitor General Courtney Jordan was...

 

Panasonic selects Kansas for vehicle battery mega-factory

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Japan's Panasonic Corp. and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly say the company selected the state of Kansas as the location for a multibillion-dollar mega-factory to produce electric vehicle batteries for Tesla and other carmakers. The...

 

Kansas receives $83.5M to expand high-speed internet service

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has received $83.5 million in federal coronavirus relief funds for projects that are expected to connect more than 21,000 homes and businesses to high-speed internet service, federal officials announced Thursday. The...

 

Best Cities for Young Professionals – 2022 Edition

If you're a young professional, chances are that you haven't hit your peak earning years yet. According to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median weekly earnings for people ages 25 to 34 is just $975. Median weekly earnings rise...

 

Stop yelling at tourists, say police in Arizona destination

JEROME, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a old Arizona mining town that gets 1 million tourists annually are warning residents to stop yelling at visitors or they could face harrassment charges. Jerome, population about 450, was once home to one of...

 

Ivana Trump, first wife of former president, dies at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivana Trump, a skier-turned-businesswoman who formed half of a publicity power couple in the 1980s as the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother of his oldest children, has died in New York City, her family...

 

EXPLAINER: How gestational age plays a role in abortion laws

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The abortion bans taking effect after the nation's highest court overturned Roe v. Wade vary greatly in how they define when a pregnancy can be ended. Some laws prohibit abortion at the point of the "first detectable heartbe...

 

Russian missiles kill at least 23 in Ukraine, wound over 100

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles struck a city in central Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 100 others, Ukrainian authorities said. Ukraine's president accused Russia of deliberately targeting...

 

Stocks fall as JPMorgan warning helps send banks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday as JPMorgan Chase opened the latest round of corporate earnings for big banks with weak results and a warning about the economy. Wall Street is also assessing the latest...

 

Alex Murdaugh charged with murder in deaths of wife, son

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than 13 months after disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh called 911 after finding his wife and son shot outside their home, a grand jury indicted him Thursday on murder charges in their killings. But the...

 

The AP Interview: Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Biden visit

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, described Joe Biden's decision to visit Saudi Arabia as "heartbreaking," accusing the U.S. president of backing down from his pledge of prioritizing human...

 

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