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Bible Baptist Church hosts VBS Youth Week 2018

Summer is quickly disappearing. We are sure you have had a busy summer. Looking for something for your child to do this next week? Don’t miss out on the last VBS of the year. Bring your children to...

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva, and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.;...

 
 By Darin Kearns    Local    July 27, 2018

Joy! It's all in the perspective

My family and I had the privilege of going to Colorado Springs, Colorado, over the 4th of July week to visit my mother and my son’s family. My grandson turned one on July 5 and we were not going to miss that wonderful day. But the day we got there...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    July 27, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

This morning, bright and early, I had another visit from Alva’s finest. Mind you, I’m 57 years old and, until recently, had never been called to the door by a police officer. That’s a pretty good run, if you ask me. However, if you’re...

 
 By Paul Monies    Regional    July 27, 2018

Child care becoming scarcer as costs, closures take toll

Master teacher Carolyn Wood applies glue to an art project with student Brendan Compton, 4, at Children’s Discovery Center in Norman on July 24. The childcare facility, which takes children up to 5 years old, is currently full with a waitlist of...

 

Voter registration deadline is Aug. 3

Friday, Aug. 3, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Aug. 28 primary runoff election, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. People who are United States citizens, residents...

 

Woods County producers have until Aug. 1 to submit FSA County Committee nominations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director for Woods County Lisa Higgins today reminded farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committe...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 27, 2018

Hula-Hoops

The WHAM-O Toy Company is credited with creating the Hula-Hoop but if not for Joan Anderson, who was visiting her family in Sydney, Australia, in 1957, the craze may never have begun. Offered to the...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 27, 2018

Random Thoughts

Most of us fantasize occasionally about being famous. We look at athletes, movie stars, singers and other celebrities – and wish we could be like them. But, of course, the lives of all of these famo...

 

Two Northwestern faculty members earn doctorates

Two Northwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members, Krista Tilley, assistant professor of nursing, and Joshua Hawkins, assistant professor of education, recently earned their doctoral degrees....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 27, 2018

'We need some governing in this state'

"I think he's here today to announce a new MAPS project for Woods County," said Jeff Hickman, former state representative. Amid laughter he yielded the floor to Mick Cornett, former Oklahoma City...

 

Hammer, Stanford cap careers with USTFCCCA academic honor; Lady Eagles earn team award

NEW ORLEANS (July 26, 2018) – Oklahoma Christian track and field seniors McKenzie Stanford and Layne Hammer picked up one more award on Thursday, receiving All-Academic individual honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches...

 

Pehkonen earns USTFCCCA honor for 3rd straight year; Eagles receive team award

NEW ORLEANS (July 26, 2018) – For the third straight year, Oklahoma Christian sprinter Sawyer Pehkonen was honored Thursday as an All-Academic individual for track and field by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association....

 

RSU Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

NEW ORLEANS – The Rogers State men's and women's track & field teams were named to the 2017-18 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams along with Baylor Harvey of the men's team and Daisha Reece and Destiny Thompkins of the women's team earning USTFCCCA...

 

GOLDEN SUNS NAMED ITA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Following the completion of the spring tennis season, the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns have been named a 2018 ITA All-Academic Team, and six Golden Suns earned individual honors as scholar-athletes. Arkansas Tech was one of 100 Divi...

 

Harding Men's Track Trio and Team Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

SEARCY – Three members of the Harding men's track and field program and the team earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track and Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association Thursday. To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors,...

 

OBU Men's Tennis named ITA All-Academic Team

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Ouachita Baptist men's tennis team has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team for their hard work both inside and outside the classroom, while four individuals were named ITA Scholar-Athletes. "I...

 

Bryant, Jeffery honored by USTFCCCA for individual academic achievement; SAU Women's Track & Field named All-Academic team

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the recipients of the organization's All-Academic honors on Thursday morning and among the combined 713 male and female athletes across NCAA...

 

OU audit shows improper use of state vehicle led to firing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — University of Oklahoma's former chief diversity officer illegally used a university vehicle hundreds of times to commute to and from work and make personal family trips, according to an internal OU audit released on Thursday....

 

Why the rescued Thai soccer team has ordained as Buddhist novice monks

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) After their dramatic rescue from Nang Non cave, the Thai boys and their soccer coach have ordained as novice monks...

 

Industry head: Tariffs could have big impact on US energy

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump's tariffs on European steel and Chinese goods pose a multi-billion-dollar threat to America's energy industry, though a truce between the United States and Europe offers hope that trade tensions eventually will...

 

Watchdog: Energy Department broke law with health care tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department violated federal law when it tweeted about an opinion column by Energy Secretary Rick Perry urging repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law, a government watchdog said Thursday. The Government...

 

Report: China, Russia and Iran ramp up economic spying on US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese cyberespionage group called APT10 relentlessly attacks U.S. engineering, telecom and aerospace industries. Russian hackers last year compromised dozens of U.S. energy companies. Iranian hackers known as "Rocket Kitten"...

 

With hacking of US utilities, Russia could move from cyberespionage toward cyberwar

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University (THE CONVERSATION) Even before the...

 

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