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Bible Baptist Church to host VBS Youth Week 2019

Alva's final vacation Bible school will be held at Bible Baptist Church next week. The church will be conducting their annual Vacation Bible School-Youth Week 2019 starting this coming Monday, July 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children from preschool...

 

Area 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...

 

Read all about it for yourself

Good morning! Or afternoon, or whatever. You’re an American; you’re allowed to read the paper any time of the day you want. I hope this article finds you doing well and living in the peace and joy that only our savior can bring! As a pastor, I pu...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    July 26, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

Today, I received a forwarded message on Facebook announcing the decree that the Rialto would no longer be able to provide their free afternoon movies. Then, when we stopped by for Becky’s afternoon libation (32oz Pepsi, please), the news was...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 26, 2019

Diet and DNA

Americans have relied on federal dietary guidelines with assurance that the recommendations apply to everyone. Today we have the allure of the personalized diet based on genetic markers, lifestyle...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 26, 2019

Random Thoughts

Oklahoma's contribution to the performing arts in the United States is broad and varied. Many natives of the Sooner State have become stars while working as actors, singers, dancers, comedians, etc. I...

 

Dr. Joseph Paul presents at 31st ACBSP Conference in Texas

Dr. Joseph Paul, associate professor of business at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, recently presented at the 31st Annual Conference of Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs...

 

OG&E offers relief from heat

For the 13th year in a row, OG&E has donated more than 1,200 electric fans to agencies serving low-income and elderly clients in Oklahoma and western Arkansas. The fan donations are part of OG&E's...

 

Local students attend National TSA Conference in Washington, D.C.

More than 8,500 middle school and high school Technology Student Association (TSA) members from across the nation gathered at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center June 28–July 2 in...

 
 By Kathleen Lourde    Local    July 26, 2019

If you like popcorn, First Christian Church's new pastor, Drew Kirtley, is right down your aisle

When Rev. Ron Pingelton, Alva's long-time First Christian Church (FCC) pastor, decided to retire, someone from the church contacted Rev. Drew Kirtley at FCC in Hennessey about the soon-to-be-vacant... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 26, 2019

What are city departments doing?

Each month the Alva City Council receives reports on work done by the various city departments. Several of the departments are working short-staffed, but a lot of work is being accomplished. These are some of the reports from the month of June distri... Full story

 

3.1 magnitude earthquake hits central Oklahoma

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — An oil well operator is stopping operations following a small earthquake in central Oklahoma, the fourth such earthquake in less than three weeks. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says Newfield/Encana paused a well...

 

Autopsy: Oklahoma inmate died from methamphetamine toxicity

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office says an inmate found dead at the Oklahoma County Jail died from the toxic effects of methamphetamine. Authorities say 48-year-old Tara Lynn Garcia was found dead in her cell on May 17....

 

Canadian firm sues Oklahoma marijuana dispensary over logo

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Canadian animation studio and media company is suing an Oklahoma medical cannabis dispensary chain accusing it of infringing copyright by using a logo long-established in programming aimed at children. Nelvana Enterprises...

 

Oklahoma marijuana dispensary owner arrested for meth sales

SPIRO, Okla. (AP) — The owner of a medical marijuana dispensary in eastern Oklahoma is under arrest after being accused of selling methamphetamine from his business. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics says 38-year-old Jeffrey Peregrino was arrested...

 

Immigrant man, 3 children attacked by teens with BB guns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an Oklahoma City man was reluctant to report that he and his young children were attacked by three BB-gun-toting teens because he was in the country illegally. Zita Quintero says she arrived home Monday afternoon to...

 

Guard still hauling water to residents near Perry Lake

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two months after Perry Lake flooded, the Kansas National Guard continues to deliver water to residents in a nearby village — and the effort could continue until mid-September. The Guard has delivered 1.3 million gallons of...

 

Man says no contest in crimes linked to Topeka girl's death

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has pleaded no contest to crimes linked to the drive-by shooting death of a 5-year-old girl. Twenty-two-year-old Jessie Dean Deshawn Hughes pleaded Thursday in the July 2015 death of Lily Coats-Nichols. Shawnee...

 

Girlfriend: Mexican man pulled from car in Missouri deported

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The girlfriend of the Mexican national whose arrest was featured in a Facebook Live video that showed federal officers breaking his car window says he was deported to Mexico. Cheyenne Hoyt tells Kansas City media that...

 

Kansas killer to be among first 5 federal inmates executed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man who raped, killed and dismembered a 16-year-old girl and beat an 80-year-old woman to death is among the first five federal death-row inmates scheduled for execution when the federal government resumes...

 

Michigan man accused of blackmailing Kansas teen on Snapchat

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old Michigan man is charged with using Snapchat to coerce a Kansas teenager to send him sexually explicit videos. Martez Hurst, of suburban Detroit, is charged in Johnson County, Kansas, with two counts of sexual...

 

Man charged with robbing bank after making fake report

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man with a history of making hoax 911 reports has been charged with reporting a fake bank robbery and then actually carrying out the crime less than two hours later. The Wichita Eagle reports that 20-year-old Jeremy...

 

Colorado driver replaces tail light with red sports drink

DENVER (AP) — Colorado police say a driver tried to replace a broken tail light with a red sports drink. Denver news station KMGH-TV reported that Longmont police stopped a driver Monday who placed a red-colored bottled drink where his car's rear...

 

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