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Church Information

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...

 

Come out of her

“Then I heard another voice from heaven say: ‘Come out of her, my people,’ so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues” (Revelation 18:4 [NIV])....

 

Spiritually Speaking: However it's translated, faith comes first

And so, after months of enjoying the cheers and challenges of the Book of Hebrews, we arrive at one of the most well known chapters in the New Testament. Hebrews 11 has been dubbed the “roll-call of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 7, 2020

Alva Public Library planning for fall

The Alva Public Library continues to limit to five the number of patrons entering their lobby and to bar any browsing among the stacks. Patrons can call ahead with a list of books to check out in order to save time. Anyone under the age of 16 must...

 

Oklahoma Blood Institute to host blood drives in Woods County

Oklahoma Blood Institute needs donors to help rebuild the blood supply in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and is urging healthy adults to take some time to save lives this summer. Blood Drives In Woods County Northwest Technology...

 
 By Donald Stotts    Local    August 7, 2020

Oklahoma State University recommendations maximize alfalfa field productivity

STILLWATER, Okla. – Producers who will be planting alfalfa in late August and early September can maximize their investment by following research-based recommendations, Oklahoma State University experts said. Alfalfa has been called the royalty of...

 

Sod House Museum to host 'What Do I Do with My Treasures?' workshop

ALINE – The Sod House Museum near Aline will host a workshop called “What Do I Do with My Treasures?” by Martha Ray of Pawnee on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. Information will be presented on what items to save, what to dispose of, what to ask...

 

Summer Band Begins

Alva band students practice their precision marching on Choctaw Street earlier this week. The students were attending summer band camp at the middle school....

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    August 7, 2020

Non-GMO

An article in “The Week” magazine discusses the pros and cons of scientists releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida. Non-GMO is a label we see on foods to assure consumers who are...

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    August 7, 2020

Random Thoughts: The farmers and the trespasser, part 3

In 1967 Marvin Katko broke into an abandoned farmhouse in the small town of Eddyville, Iowa. During the course of the burglary, he was wounded when a shotgun rigged as a booby trap fired its pellets...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    August 7, 2020

Artists Now and Then featured in First Friday Art Walk

The First Friday Art Walk tonight will feature Artists Now and Then with works by established artists as well as students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The Art Walk is from 6 to 8 p.m....

 

JOHN ARTHUR HANAN

Funeral services for John Arthur Hanan will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Elm and Murrow Church of Christ in Waynoka with Scott Kysar and Chris Olson officiating. Interment...

 

Memphis takes on Oklahoma City, seeks to stop 5-game slide

Oklahoma City Thunder (42-25, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (32-37, eighth in the Western Conference) Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Friday, 4 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Memphis heads into the matchup with Oklahoma City as losers of...

 

Aaon: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ AAON Inc. (AAON) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $17.8 million. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share. The maker of air conditioning and heating equipment posted revenue of...

 

OGE Energy: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ OGE Energy Corp. (OGE) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $85.9 million. The Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of 43 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 51 cents per...

 

Overland Park councilman charged with misdemeanor battery

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An Overland Park City Council member who is facing a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery has been removed from the city's public safety committee during the investigation. Councilman Scott Hamblin, 42, was charged...

 

Foul play not suspected after 6-year-old Lawrence boy shot

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy who was shot at a Lawrence home was in critical but stable condition Thursday, Lawrence police said. Officers who were called the house Wednesday night found the boy suffering from an apparent gunshot wound,...

 

University of Kansas to require COVID-19 tests on campus

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — All students, faculty and staff returning to University of Kansas campuses in Lawrence and Overland Park will be required to take a free COVID-19 test, Chancellor Douglas Girod said. Girod said the drive-up tests will be...

 

Back-to-School Without Disruption: Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy Returns to School – From Home

MIDWEST CITY, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 6, 2020-- As COVID-related school closures continue into the fall and students, parents and teachers nationwide look to the start of the new school year with uncertainty, Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy...

 
 By Ken Miller    Regional    August 7, 2020

Oklahoma announces up to $250M for local coronavirus costs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, the first governor in the nation to test positive for the coronavirus, was infected when he hugged two friends from Tulsa, Stitt spokesperson Charlie Hannema said Thursday. "The governor...

 

Hostess Brands Invests in Future Product Development with New Innovation Lab

LENEXA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 6, 2020-- Amid evolving consumer taste preferences and an upward shift in snacking behaviors, Hostess Brands has opened a new, world-class Innovation Lab to support the Company's ongoing commitment to...

 
 By Joe Roman    Regional    August 7, 2020

Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are visiting parks to cheer up

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont (THE CONVERSATION) The COVID-19 pandemic in the United...

 

4 people arrested at Tulsa Trump rally plead not guilty

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Four people arrested at a Tulsa campaign rally for President Donald Trump, including a Tulsa teacher and a Norman City Council member, pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor obstruction charges. The Tulsa World reports art...

 

Cadillac says new electric SUV has features to take on Tesla

DETROIT (AP) — We've seen this movie before, an electric vehicle from a mainstream automaker that will take away sales from market leader Tesla. But General Motors executives say Cadillac's first fully-electric vehicle has all the features it...

 

Fed's Main Street pandemic support program off to slow start

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says that its Main Street Lending Program designed to help small and medium-sized companies get through the pandemic has managed to make just eight loans in its first month of operations. In its first report...

 

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