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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...

 

You just need to be ready

Hey, boys and girls! I hope you’re enjoying the tail-end of summer and getting outdoors with your family and friends before cold weather settles in. Our Wednesday night Bible study group has been going through the parables of Jesus Christ (not...

 

Spiritually Speaking

I’ve been looking forward to preaching through the Gospel of Mark! No matter what other subjects we might cover from the pulpit, I am always anxious to get back to the Gospel accounts. While Matthew, Luke and John give a great deal of insight into...

 

Art and books at tonight's Art Walk

There’s a lot going on tonight in Alva. The regular First Friday Art Walk will be held downtown from 5 to 8 p.m. The Graceful Arts Gallery on the south side of the square will feature Native American artists. Often one or more of the artists is ava...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Ms. Deb's Hairstyling 10 Wins 2 Loss Rollin Good Times 8 Wins 4 Loss Dilly Dilly 7 Wins 5 Loss The Bowl Movements 6 Wins 6 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 6 Wins 6 Losses Knights of Columbus 6 Wins 6 Losses O'Bar 3 Wins 9 Losses Team 7 2 Win 10 Losses...

 

Random Thoughts

In doing some research for this article, I came across numerous Casey Stengel quotes. As I mentioned earlier, some of his statements are just witty while others are almost meaningless gibberish ...

 

Apple pie

September signals the start of the fall season with its official beginning on the 23rd. I know Autumn is arriving as the apples have ripened on our tree in the 300 block of Flynn. Apples are a great...

 

Rape counts keep rising even as police clear fewer cases

The number of reported rapes and attempted rapes in Oklahoma climbed for the seventh consecutive year in 2018, reaching its highest level in at least 20 years, new data shows. But it’s unclear whether most of the increase came from a rise in...

 

Protesters take up signs against Alva's medical cannabis regulations as being too restrictive

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, perhaps as many as 50 people gathered on the Woods County courthouse lawn in Alva's Downtown Square. The group was protesting the City of Alva's ordinance regulating the budding medical marijuana industry here, claiming the... Full story

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    September 6, 2019

SWOSU Soccer Drops Hard-Fought Opener at #7 Central Missouri

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – SWOSU Soccer showed great resiliency in overcoming an early deficit before ultimately falling 4-3 to No. 7-ranked Central Missouri in the 2019 season opener on Thursday in Warrensburg. UCM scored the first three goals of the...

 

Volleyball: Golden Suns fall in season openner

ROLLA, Mo. – Anyse Smith turned in a 10-kill performance in her first game as a Golden Sun and Allie Anderson addedROLLA, Mo. – Anyse Smith turned in a 10-kill performance in her first game as a Golden Sun and Allie Anderson added 9 kills but...

 

Northwestern ranks ninth in GAC pre-season poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Northwestern women's cross country team was picked to finish ninth in the Great American Conference pre-season polls. Defending GAC champion Oklahoma Baptist received 10 of the 12 first place votes, as voted on by head...

 

Hundreds attend service for WWII vet with no known family

PERRY, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of strangers have honored a 97-year-old World War II veteran from Oklahoma who funeral home officials say died with no known surviving family. Motorcycles carrying U.S. flags were part of Wednesday's service for Herman...

 

Oklahoma City officer arrested after domestic disturbance

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say an Oklahoma police officer has been arrested on several charges relating to a domestic incident that occurred last weekend. Officials say Oklahoma City police Officer Luis Maldonado was arrested Thursday on...

 

Federal ruling hands authority over land to Keetoowah tribe

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court has determined that land owned by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma can be placed in federal trust, giving the tribe authority over use of the 76-acre tract. A three-judge panel of the...

 

Oklahoma gets $11.8 million in US funds for opioid epidemic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government has allocated almost $12 million to two agencies in Oklahoma to help treat opioid addiction. The funds are part of $1.8 billion in federal dollars that President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday to...

 

Group seeking to overturn Oklahoma gun law falls short

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group seeking to stop a new law that would allow people in Oklahoma to openly carry firearms without training or a background check is acknowledging they fell short of the number of signatures needed for a statewide vote on...

 

Imperfect Big 12 start even after all 10 teams win openers

The Big 12 is off to an imperfect start, even though every team won its opener for the first time since 2012. West Virginia got outgained by James Madison, and Kansas needed a touchdown in the final 2 ½ minutes to beat another FCS team in Les...

 

Man charged with break-in at Islamic Center of Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been charged with breaking into the Islamic Center of Lawrence last month and stealing two donations boxes. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that 32-year-old Amadou Oury Bah was charged Thursday with burglary,...

 

Zoo in Wichita begins 25-year expansion project

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The zoo in Wichita is beginning a 25-year process of rebuilding and expansion. The Wichita Eagle reports that the next few weeks will bring moving day for animals large and small at the Sedgwick County Zoo. The first...

 

Stonestreet stars as Chiefs coach's brother in spoof video

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — "Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet plays the part of the bumbling younger brother of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid in a new spoof video that was released in advance of the first game of the regular season. The...

 

Amid hurricane concerns, Coastal Carolina heads to Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles had some idea what Coastal Carolina has been dealing with this week as the Chanticleers prepared to visit Kansas while also preparing to face Hurricane Dorian. The school in Conway, South Carolina, was in the path...

 

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