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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. 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.;...

 

Please make the pain stop

Human suffering. In our world of internet and television, we are exposed to scenes of human suffering daily. We look around and see so many struggling with sorrow and pain. It is overwhelming at...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Are you familiar with the term “hermeneutics?” According to the Oxford Dictionary, it is “the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, especially of a Biblical or literary text.” In other words, hermeneutics is the answer to the...

 

Alva robotics team to attend BEST kickoff day

The Alva Robotics Team will attend the BEST Robotics Kickoff Day at Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Saturday, Sept. 15. This year’s game, Current Events, requires the team to build a robot that could be used to clean the ocean removing...

 

Taking the mystery out of researching county clerk house records

The September Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society guest speaker will be Sherry Williams, a Woods County Court Clerk officer. Williams has worked in the court clerk office for several years. She has worked with two county court clerks, Eleanor Ring a...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Pony Boys – 9 Wins, 3 Losses, 9,688 Total Pins Ten Pin Oil Men – 8 Wins, 4 Losses, 9,831 Total Pins Schuesslers – 8 Wins, 4 Losses, 9,573 Total Pins Rollin Good Times – 8 Wins, 4 Losses, 9,474 Total Pins Marshall's Old Timers – 7 Wins, 5...

 

University Relations, foundation staff at Northwestern win statewide awards

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Office of University Relations and the Northwestern Foundation and Alumni Association earned awards in the annual competition sponsored by the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association. A redesign of...

 

Murdock's Minutes

This past Tuesday, our nation paused to remember the shocking events that took place 17 years ago – September 11, 2001. My son was just two weeks old to the day. I had just finished checking on him and my brother called and said to turn on the TV....

 

Random Thoughts

After Congress passed civil rights legislation in 1964 and 1965, the number of African American voters in the states of the old Confederacy increased dramatically. And while the majority of these new...

 

Blanton named GAC Men's Runner of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s cross country runner Garrison Blanton has been named the Great American Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday. Racing in his...

 

Northwestern football plays host to Reddies on Family Day

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University football team looks to defend its home turf Saturday evening as the Rangers host Henderson State at 6 p.m. at Ranger Field. Saturday will be the annual Family Day event at Northwestern, with...

 
 By Tara Owen    Local    September 14, 2018

Alva FFA holds back-to-school ice cream social

Alva FFA and 4-H held their annual Back To School Ice Cream Social. This year there was a large crowd of around 200 4-H and FFA guests. The families and students got to enjoy all the delicious foods...

 

NWOSU student receives Chapter C scholarship

Chapter C, P.E.O., is pleased to announce Kelsey Schumpert, a senior at Northwestern Oklahoma University, as a recipient of the Oklahoma P.E.O. Projects Fund Educational Grant. Schumpert was...

 

Three Northwestern education seniors awarded Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship

Three Northwestern Oklahoma State University seniors were awarded the Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship given by the Guthrie Scottish Rite Charitable and Educational Foundation. Those awarded this sem...

 

Officers installed for International Order of Rainbow for Girls

Elisabeth Ridgway, the daughter of Max and April Ridgway, was installed as Worthy Advisor of Alva Assembly #28, International Order of Rainbow for Girls, on Sunday, Sept. 9, in the Alva Masonic Hall....

 

Airport commission hears options for apron enlargement project

A grant for $107,820 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be used by the Alva Regional Airport to pay for the design phase of expansion of the apron and the reconstruction of the...

 
 By Kat Lunn    Local    September 14, 2018

Vera Mae Home ready to accommodate foster siblings

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, marked a first for Alva and Oklahoma. The Vera Mae Home was officially opened. The Vera Mae Home is the first in a series of homes built for sibling groups in foster care to...

 

Lady Rangers Volleyball dominates in home opener

Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball (11-4, 0-1 GAC) played one of their last two non-conference games of the season against the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Aggies (1-11, 1-4...

 

SE Rallies to Top Rival ECU

ADA, Okla. – Southeastern had to rally from a 2-1 deficit against rival East Central and did so behind a 22-kill effort from Abby Jameson en route to a 3-2 victory in Ada, Okla., on Thursday night. The win lifts the Savage Storm to 5-9 overall on...

 

West Texas A&M drops SNU 6-1 at Wes Harmon Field

BETHANY, Okla. — West Texas A&M fired 35 shots in the game as they took down Southern Nazarene 6-1 at Wes Harmon Field on Thursday night. The Crimson Storm (1-4) tallied just five shots, two of those being on goal while the Buffs (5-1) landed 19...

 

SNU Golf Closes Out GAC Preview

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. —Southern Nazarene closed out their first tournament of the year at the GAC Preview at Lake Hefner Golf Course with a fifth place finish. The Crimson Storm fell back on the final day, posting a 291 total in the final round...

 

Hillcat Soccer Uses Early Goal to Earn 1-0 Win at LCU

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Rogers State women's soccer team scored early in the first half en route to a 1-0 victory at Lubbock Christian on Thursday (Sept. 13) afternoon at the LCU Soccer Field to begin Heartland Conference action for both the Hillcats...

 

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