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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...

 

What would Jesus do?

“What would Jesus do?” is an expression that was coined by Charles Sheldon in 1886 in Topeka, Kansas. (I just learned something.) I remember it becoming popular when I was growing up. You can still find the bracelets, hats and other items with...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Ungodliness

What passage of scripture has the greatest amount of ungodliness? Perhaps Jude’s quotation from one of the most ancient of the known prophets would be a contender. Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prop...

 

It's getting busier at Share Medical Center

Business is picking up at Share Medical Center, according to CEO Kandice Allen. She was giving a report at the monthly Alva Hospital Authority (AHA) meeting Tuesday. Dr. Bryce Galbraith, who opened his practice in July, is getting busier too. AHA...

 

Northwest Technology Center awarded lottery grant

Northwest Technology Center with campuses in Alva and Fairview was recently awarded a lottery grant from the State of Oklahoma for a mobile welding lab. The mobile lab will be used to train employees for local businesses and add additional hands-on t...

 
 By Trevor Brown    Local    August 28, 2020

Oklahoma runoff takeaways: Stephanie Bice wins, incumbents fall

The lineup for November’s general election is set. Tuesday’s runoff election finalized Oklahoma’s high-profile congressional fifth district race. Meanwhile, several incumbent Republicans lost key seats in the Legislature and elsewhere,...

 

TERRY LEE HODGSON

Memorial services for Terry Lee Hodgson will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 31, 2020, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel. The cremains will be interred in the Short Springs Cemetery under the direction...

 

Northwestern Oklahoma State University presents this Semester's student teachers

Northwestern had nineteen student teachers. Thank you for all the hard work you have already done to prepare to educate the future generations....

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    August 28, 2020

V-8 Ford

“Cadillac rollin’ down the open road, but nothin’ outrun my V-8 Ford.” — Chuck Berry. The Ford V-8 was not the first V-8 engine but the first affordable to the mass market consumer....

 

Random Thoughts The world's oldest person? – part 2

Jeanne Calment of Arles, France, made world news in 1997 when she died at the age of 122. That made her the world’s longest-lived person since records have been kept. Or did it? Some people were...

 

Northwestern has 55 honored by GAC for winter/spring All-Academic Team

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Northwestern had the fourth most student-athletes received, the All-Academic Great American Conference honor announced Monday. The GAC honored the conference student-athletes who also excelled in academics with the announcement...

 

Results of Red Bluff Classic

The Red Bluff Classic is sponsored by the Freedom Public School Athletic Department and always on Freedom Rodeo weekend. It was held Aug. 15. Women 5K Results Age Group 11-15 1st – Hannah Greenleaf...

 
 By WARREN MAYES    Sports    August 28, 2020

Pirates earn doubleheader sweep over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Gonzalez and Adam Frazier singled in runs, rookie Cody Ponce earned his first big league victory and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Thursday night for a doubleheader sweep. Cole Tucker drove in the...

 

PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. Announces Public Offering Of Shares Of Common Stock

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS, INC. (NYSE: PHX) ("Panhandle" or the "Company") announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock (the "Common Stock Offer...

 

Court panel allows federal execution of Kansas girl's killer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of federal appeals court judges is letting the U.S. government proceed with the planned execution of a man who kidnapped, raped and killed a 10-year-old Kansas girl. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

 

Kansas man sentenced for yelling slurs, kicking Black child

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who kicked a 1-year-old Black child and yelled racial slurs in a Wichita grocery store was sentenced to prison Thursday after prosecutors said rehabilitation efforts failed. Trace Riff was sentenced to two years and four...

 

Arrest announced in 2003 homicide in Kansas City suburb

WESTWOOD, Kan. (AP) — A man already in prison for one killing has been charged in the shooting death of a grocery store worker in suburban Kansas City in 2003, law enforcement authorities announced Thursday. Eugene Clayton Keltner, 40, was charged...

 

9 Greek houses at University of Kansas told to quarantine

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Health officials ordered residents of nine University of Kansas fraternity and sorority chapter houses to quarantine for two weeks following a coronavirus outbreak on campus. The university opened its fall semester Monday with...

 

Former Emporia State employee wins back pay for retaliation

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — A former Emporia State University employee was awarded $64,303 Thursday after she complained the school retaliated against her by not renewing her contract when she complained about racial discrimination. Angelica Hale and her...

 

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) Hosts "Gone Savin' Lives!" Blood Drive and COVID-19 Antibody Testing Event in Collaboration with DNI

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DNI, a tribally-owned prime contractor, is excited to announce its collaboration with OBI to provide a public blood drive in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, September 1, from 11-4. OBI will arrive in their...

 

Ex-girlfriend: Kansas House candidate was abusive last year

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former girlfriend said she was slapped and choked in late December by a 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who already has admitted to circulating revenge porn and abusive online behavior toward girls when he was younger....

 

Williams Announces Goal of 56% Absolute Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 26, 2020-- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today its climate commitment, setting a near-term goal of 56% absolute reduction from 2005 levels in company-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, putting the...

 

Democrats criticize Oklahoma governor, call for task force

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma House Democrats criticized Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday for failing to implement the recommendations of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and called for the creation of a state-level bipartisan task...

 

Fed: Rates to stay ultra-low even after inflation picks up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve announced a significant change Thursday in how it manages interest rates by saying it plans to keep rates near zero even after inflation has exceeded its 2% target level. The change means the Fed is prepared...

 

Trump, on huge White House stage, decrying Biden, radicals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a fraught national moment, President Donald Trump was accepting his party's renomination on a massive White House South Lawn stage Thursday night, breaking with tradition by using the executive mansion as a political...

 

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