Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the July 16, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 23 of 23



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...

 

The forgotten virtue of kindness

Ask anyone in retail if they have had customers treat them unkindly. After spending almost 20 years in the retail world, I can attest to it. All three of my children worked in retail while they were...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    July 16, 2021

Week 28. 2 Kings

This week we will read 2 Kings, more history of the kings of Israel and Judah. Most of these kings did evil in the sight of the Lord. Most worshiped idols and led the people away from God. Most of the ones who were more faithful failed to get rid of...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 16, 2021

Meeting schedule to change for Avard Regional Rail Park Authority

The lull of summer has brought little activity to the Avard Regional Rail Park. The authority met this past Tuesday evening, and besides an executive session, there wasn't much doing. Chairman Stan Bixler, Todd Holder and Allan Poe were present in bo...

 

Klines celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary

On Saturday, July 17, 2021, Darrell and Ann Kline will celebrate 50 years of marriage. Darrell and Ann exchanged their vows on July 17, 1971, at First United Methodist Church in Alva, Oklahoma. The...

 

Graduate program enrollment remains open at Northwestern

Enrollment is still open in the graduate programs at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Master’s degree programs open to enroll in include: Master of Arts in American Studies, Master of Counseling Psychology, Master of Science in General...

 

Pat Harkin receives Spirit of Caring Award

Pat Harkin of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Alva recently received the firm's exclusive Spirit of Caring Award designed to recognize those financial advisors who exemplify the values,...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 16, 2021

Trash

One of the world’s favorite billionaires, Richard Branson, recently returned from space. During his suborbital flight, pilots, along with their other responsibilities, had to be aware of space...

 

Over 230 high school students on Northwestern's campus for OASC BASIC Camp

The second group of members from the Oklahoma Association of Student Councils (OASC) gathered on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva campus for BASIC, a leadership workshop, July 11-16....

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 16, 2021

Random Thoughts

This is the story of Roy Worters who was born in Toronto in 1900. Like many Canadian boys, Roy dreamed of becoming a professional hockey player. As a young adult, Roy played for several teams in...

 

MARY GLENN PHELPS

Memorial services for Mary Glenn Phelps, 93 year-old Weatherford resident, will be held Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 2 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Chuck Horton officiating. S...

 

Police chief: 1 dead in Oklahoma asphalt plant explosion

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — One person was killed in an explosion Friday morning at an asphalt plant in southern Oklahoma, police said. Police Chief Kevin Norris said no one else was injured in the explosion at the Asphalt Express plant in Ardmore,...

 

Boston gangster cites health concerns in bid for release

BOSTON (AP) — A notorious New England gangster locked up for life for a slew of killings says his health is in peril behind bars and wants out. Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi wrote in a letter to an Oklahoma state court judge that prison medical...

 

Troubled Oklahoma school defies state education department

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Board members of a southwest Oklahoma City school district have defied the state Board of Education and hired an interim superintendent. The Western Heights school board voted 3-1 Thursday to name assistant Superintendent Kim...

 

Florida man tries to throw live gator onto building's roof

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man told police officers he was "teaching it a lesson" when he tried to throw a live alligator he had stolen from a miniature golf course onto the roof of a beachside cocktail lounge, authorities said. Th...

 

Judge orders end to DACA, current enrollees safe for now

A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled illegal an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of some immigrants brought into the United States as children, putting new pressure for action on President Joe Biden and Democrats who control...

 

AP: Few AZ voter fraud cases, discrediting Trump's claims

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in last year's presidential election, further discrediting former President Donald Trump's claims...

 

Colorado father convicted of killing his 13-year-old son

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado father was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death in the 2012 disappearance of his 13-year-old son. Mark Redwine, 59, was indicted in 2017 in connection with the disappearance of Dylan...

 

Oregon wildfire forms 'fire clouds' that pose danger below

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Smoke and heat from a massive wildfire in southeastern Oregon are creating giant "fire clouds" over the blaze — dangerous columns of smoke and ash that can reach up to 6 miles (10 kilometers) in the sky and are visible from...

 
 By DAVID BAUDER    Sports    July 16, 2021

Plenty at stake for NBC as COVID Olympics opening looms

NEW YORK (AP) — If all goes well for NBC Universal over the next several weeks, Americans will be buzzing about the Olympic performances of Simone Biles, Gabby Thomas, Kevin Durant or some unexpected star. The year-delayed Tokyo Olympics...

 

'Pandemic of the unvaccinated' burdens busy US hospitals

The COVID-19 comeback across the U.S. is putting pressure on hospitals at a time when some of them are busy just trying to catch up on surgeries and other procedures that were put on hold during the pandemic. With the highly contagious delta variant...

 

'He was our eye': Reuters photographer killed in Afghanistan

LONDON (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Reuters news service was killed Friday as he chronicled fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban near a strategic border crossing amid the continuing withdrawal of U.S. and NATO...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021