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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...

 

In all things

This past month, July 9–13, five of our youth and four adults from Zion Lutheran Church in Alva were blessed by joining 20,000 other youth and adults in Houston, Texas, for the LCMS (Lutheran...

 

Mystery of the Ark of the Covenant – Part 3

The last few weeks we have been taking a long look at the Ark of the Covenant in the Old Testament. We have discussed the articles placed inside of it and the power that it wielded. This week, we are going to have a reveal party or celebration of...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 22, 2022

Random Thoughts

This story is about a strange and tragic event that occurred in 1970. One person died but, as is so often the case, the survivor was never the same again. The deceased man was a young African...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 22, 2022

Transmissions

Looking at a 1955 Packard Caribbean coupe on the internet, I was fascinated with the instrument panel, which was stainless steel with engine turning, analogue gauges for engine functions and speedomet...

 

Northwestern names new dean of faculty

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce Dr. Steven Maier as the new dean of faculty beginning July 25. Maier replaces Dr. James Bell who assumed the role of vice president for ac...

 

Hospital meets 96 percent influenza vaccine challenge

Share Medical Center is one of 32 Oklahoma hospitals that met a challenge from the Oklahoma Hospital Association to achieve a health care worker influenza vaccination rate of 96% or higher during the 2021-2022 flu season. According to the U.S....

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 22, 2022

Avard Rail Park Authority discusses ARPA economic development grant

Avard Regional Rail Park Authority members met this past Tuesday, the first meeting of the new fiscal year. Stan Bixler, Todd Holder, and Allan Poe (who joined remotely) were present and enough to make a quorum. Woods County commissioner Randy...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 22, 2022

Dissension on bids leaves airport farm lease in limbo

What appeared to be a routine matter on the Alva City Council agenda took a turn into the weeds Monday night. On June 11, the Alva Airport Commission chose the second highest bidder, Kelly and Kellie...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 22, 2022

Covid-19 cases drop to 8 in Alva

Since last week, the number of Covid-19 active cases in Alva has decreased to eight, down three from last week. These numbers come from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) weekly report released on Thursday. However, Waynoka had an...

 

Prosecutor: Shooting at Kansas high school was justified

A school resource officer who shot and wounded a Kansas high school student after the student shot him four times won't face charges because he believed his life was in danger, a prosecutor announced Friday. Johnson County District Attorney Steve...

 

Conspiracy-promoting sheriffs claim vast election authority

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The sheriff in Kansas' most populous county says he took it for granted that local elections ran smoothly — until former President Donald Trump lost there in 2020. Now he's assigned detectives to investigate what he claims is...

 

K-State women's hoops coach Mittie agrees to extension

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State women's basketball coach Jeff Mittie agreed to a two-year extension Friday that will pay him $2,745,000 in base salary over the next four years and includes several potentially lucrative bonus provisions. Mittie...

 

Man's hand severed by sword at Hawaii 7-Eleven store

HONOLULU (AP) — Police in Hawaii were investigating after a man's left hand was severed by a sword at a Waikiki 7-Eleven. Emergency responders were called to the convenience store just after midnight Friday, said Shayne Enright, spokesperson for Ho...

 

Monkeypox virus could become entrenched as new STD in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — The spread of monkeypox in the U.S. could represent the dawn of a new sexually transmitted disease, though some health officials say the virus that causes pimple-like bumps might yet be contained before it gets firmly established....

 

Steve Bannon's contempt conviction hailed by 1/6 committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of contempt charges for defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol....

 

White House announces $270M military package for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Friday that the U.S. is sending an additional $270 million in security assistance to Ukraine, a package that will include additional medium range rocket systems and tactical drones. The latest tranche...

 

Indigenous Canadians wary, hopeful as pope prepares apology

MASKWACIS, Alberta (AP) — To this day, Flo Buffalo doesn't drink milk — not since two nuns force-fed her the sour milk she had refused at the Catholic-run Ermineskin Indian Residential School for Indigenous children that she attended in the 1960s...

 

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