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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...

 

Still relevant

Please read Deuteronomy 6. Thank you. There is much in this chapter to consider. This chapter follows one of the sections of Scripture that list the Ten Commandments. These laws have been debated over, taken down and essentially forgotten. Some have...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Sometimes we find inspiration in the oddest of places. Tonight, I made my way over to the Pit to watch the NWOSU volleyball team as they took on those others girls from that other place. The match was going along fairly evenly, the other girls won th...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Dilly Dilly 11 Wins 5 Loss Ms Deb's Hairstyling 11 Wins 5 Loss Rollin Good Times 10 Wins 6 Loss Knights of Columbus 9 Wins 7 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 8 Wins 8 Losses The Bowl Movements 7 Wins 9 Losses Team 7 5 Wins 3 Losses O'Bar 3 Win 13 Losses...

 

Woodstock

August 15th has come and gone but the memories of what happened in upstate New York on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm 50 years ago is fresh on many people’s minds. Not the adventurous soul that would...

 

Random Thoughts

Having major league baseball manager Casey Stengel testify to a U.S. Senate subcommittee on July 8, 1958, was basically a publicity stunt. Instead of the committee conducting a boring hearing in...

 

Chaffee Properties fair booth winners

The winners at the Chaffee Properties booth at the Woods County Fair were Corky McIver (first place), Taylor Utterback (second place) and Brad Wallis (third place)....

 

Alva Robotics September meeting Saturday

The Alva Robotics Team will hold its monthly meeting Saturday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Alva Public Library. The group will be planning the interior of the trade show booth, revising T-shirt designs, and discussing topics surrounding the theme of...

 

History of Alva Prisoner of War Camp to be presented at NWOGS meeting

The September Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society (NWOGS) meeting will be held at the Cherokee Strip Museum on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. Beth Smith, curator of the museum, will present the program on the history of the POW Camp in Alva from...

 

WCIDA discusses electric vehicle infrastructure

Three members were enough to make a quorum Wednesday morning at the Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) meeting. Rick Cunningham, Stan Kline and Randy McMurphy were present, along with Sonja Williams – Woods County Economic...

 

Northwestern to host Constitution Day speaker

Constitution Day 2019 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Wednesday, Sept. 18, at noon in the Northwestern Student Center Ranger Room. Admission is free and open to all. The program, sponsored by the Northwestern Institute for Citizenship St...

 

NWOSU Volleyball's Miller selected for All-Tournament team

SAN ANGELO, Texas –Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's volleyball junior defensive specialist Sydnee Miller was recognized as part of the All-Tournament team for her outstanding play at the Kathleen Brasfield ASU Invitational this past...

 

Northwestern wins at OCPRA 2019 Annual Conference

Northwestern Oklahoma State University public relations professionals took home five awards at the 2019 Oklahoma Collegiate Public Relations Association (OCPRA) annual conference and awards banquet... Full story

 

More district schools offer full-time virtual programs. Do they work?

Melanie Brungardt's four children were frustrated at school. Brungardt, of Oklahoma City, said some Putnam City Schools classes had too many students, and teachers were forced to spend more time on... Full story

 

Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series announces four acts for 2019-2020 season

Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series (NWOCS), an organization that seeks to bring cultural performances and entertainment to northwest Oklahoma, began its 2019-20 season Tuesday, Sept. 10, with the 3... Full story

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    September 13, 2019

Ladybugs softball team falls late to Waukomis

The Alva Ladybugs lost to Waukomis 6-5 Tuesday afternoon, causing the Ladybugs' record to fall to 0-16. The Ladybugs led 5-4 in the seventh inning with one out to go. But Waukomis capitalized on... Full story

 

Women's Soccer: Bison and Mustangs End in Deadlock

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Despite more than doubling Midwestern State in shot attempts, Oklahoma Baptist Women's Soccer finished Wednesday's bout with the Mustangs in a 1-1 deadlock after regulation and two periods of extra time. Reigning GAC Defensiv...

 

Tulsa man convicted of murder freed after DNA tests

A man who had served nearly 17 years of a prison sentence of life without parole for the death of a Tulsa, Oklahoma, lounge owner was released from prison Thursday after testing on evidence from the crime scene failed to find his DNA. Willard O'Neal...

 

Stitt appoints commissioner to oversee Health Department

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is appointing a longtime public health leader to be the state's new commissioner of the State Department of Health. Stitt announced Thursday that he named Gary Cox to the position and that he will...

 

Governor, new DHS boss announce 13% pay hike for workers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and his new pick to lead the Department of Human Services say more than 3,700 agency employees will be getting a 13% pay raise. Stitt and DHS Director Justin Brown announced the pay hikes Thursday and...

 

Oklahoma appeals court upholds separate murder convictions

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the separate first-degree murder convictions and life with parole sentences of two men. The court on Thursday rejected appeals by 28-year-old Adrian Escajeda of Oklahoma City...

 

Oklahoma court affirms life sentence in slayings of 4 women

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld murder convictions and life prison sentences of a 45-year-old man in the killings of four women in a Tulsa apartment. The court on Thursday rejected appeals by Cedric Poore,...

 

Pompeo's storage units broken into in Kansas last year

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A break-in at storage units in Wichita, Kansas, became a diplomatic security issue last year because two of the units belong to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. A Wichita police statement says the State Department sent a...

 

Woman convicted in shooting death of Kansas boyfriend

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A 22-year-old woman has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend in Kansas. Gregoria Elizabeth Baez, who was convicted Thursday. She was charged with second-degree murder in the...

 

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