Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the August 18, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 97



The rope of good parenting

I trust that you and your family are adjusting well as we all get back to the routines of another school year. New shoes, clothes and school supplies are in for a long year. There is nothing better than opening a new box of crayons or the smell of a...

 

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 W. Jay Tyree    Local    August 18, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Caution! What follows is an opinion piece. You may or may not agree. And, even if you do think I’m right, there may be precious little we can do about the situation as we see it. So, here’s your exit visa – if you have a daughter,...

 

Rape charge dismissed

Woods County has dismissed a second degree felony rape charge against a Muskogee woman. Leslie Dawn Lester, 34, was charged July 31 and a felony arrest warrant was issued. Lester was accused of having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old boy in an...

 

Recreational park board hears report on construction project

Fifteen minutes is all that it took to complete the agenda of the Alva Recreation Authority Wednesday evening. In a brief report, Director Courtney Nesseralla said soccer enrollment is in progress and will wind up Friday. She said enrollment numbers...

 

Woods County fair books are available

Fair books and entry tags may be picked up at the Woods County Extension Office located on the ground floor of the Woods County Courthouse. Poultry and rabbit exhibits and the Oklahoma Home and Community Education group exhibits will be required to f...

 

Special Poster Contest for youth

The Woods County Free Fair will be held on Sept. 7–9 at the Woods County Fairgrounds. This year the Special Poster Contest is open to any Woods County boy or girl who will be in kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2017-2018 school year....

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    August 18, 2017

Eclipse

Just a few hours remain before a narrow band across the entire North American Continent experiences a total solar eclipse on Monday. Different from a lunar eclipse, which is the Earth’s shadow...

 

Random Thoughts

Fans of the sport of horse racing know that Belmont Park – located just outside of New York City – is one of the premier racing venues in the United States. Every year the track hosts the Belmont...

 

Ladybugs struggle against Elk City at home

The Alva High School Ladybugs hosted the Elk City Elkettes on Monday in a tough battle as they struggled to get the bats going at the plate. The Ladybugs' defense held strong to start the top of the...

 

10 Rangers to Watch Series: Maurice Wright Jr.

The Northwestern Oklahoma State Athletic Department has been announcing ten Rangers throughout the summer that Ranger fans can expect to make direct impacts on their team's success. These athletes...

 

Pieces falling into place for Liddell and company

Following a tough 2016 campaign that saw his club finish with a record of 0-17 (0-12 GAC), Rangers head women's soccer coach Craig Liddell admitted that last season was an eye-opening one and one that he and his team both know is well in the past....

 

Sadiaa Jones made associate director of athletics

Northwestern Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Brad Franz has announced that Sadiaa Jones will be made an associate director of athletics after a year of being an assistant AD. "I am extremely happ...

 

Tulsa aviation, aerospace sector highlighted in two-year economic impact study

OKLAHOMA CITY – TULSA – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) recently completed the Statewide Aviation & Aerospace Economic Impact Study and the news could not be better as the industry...

 

Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training. Swift and dynamic currents prompted...

 

Attacker rams van into Barcelona crowd, 13 dead and 100 hurt

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Th...

 

A grim subway reality: Corpses sometimes kept in break rooms

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system: When someone takes their life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck...

 

Senior officer on damaged ship to be relieved of command

WASHINGTON (AP) — The captain of a Navy warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and nearly a dozen others face punishment, the Navy's second-ranking admiral said Thursday....

 

US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how difficult it will be to return to homes littered with h...

 

Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world's first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday. In total, Russians Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy ended up releasing five nanosatellites by...

 

Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warning...

 

Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a "gun fight" with the teen, who the officer said pulled a gun from his pants, records show. Columbus police...

 

In letter to staff, DeVos condemns Charlottesville violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday condemned those "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasted "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots" in...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019