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Burlington School News: Burlington adds One Act program

This year Burlington Schools added One Act for students who are interested in drama and acting. This program is led by staff members Isi Ofiu and Rachel Spears. Together, they come up with the skit and decide who gets the parts. Students help with...

 

Burlington School News: Noteworthy Nancy

Nancy Klippenstein is the 17-year-old daughter of Adolf and Elma Klippenstein. She was born on January 8, 2004, in Winnipeg, Canada. Nancy has two siblings: an older brother and a younger sister. For...

 

Burlington School News: Robotics ready to kick off

Burlington Robotics has kicked off its season and is ready to get back on its feet after a year of being unable to compete. This year's theme is "Demo Daze" and the group is ready to take the...

 

Burlington School News: Service with a Splash

"How could community service be more enjoyable?" you may ask yourself. Burlington FFA students spend an afternoon each year doing community service around town. On Aug. 24, Burlington FFA members...

 

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...

 

Real Christianity

I teach a class at NWOSU called Philosophy in Life. In it, we talk about several of the early Western philosophers, including an Irish philosopher named George Berkeley, who coined the famous philosophical phrase, esse est percipi (aut percipere),...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    September 17, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Isaiah chapters 36 through 66 is very similar to the first 35 chapters. The Israelites have times when they do well, and times when they turn away from righteousness. The prophets warn them over and over, and it happens anyway. Isaiah has some...

 

Murdock to file legislation after findings of ag sales tax exemption interim study

OKLAHOMA CITY – On the heels of an interim study dedicated to examining Oklahoma’s agricultural sales tax exemption, Sen. Casey Murdock said he’s preparing to file a measure ahead of the next legislative session to make it easier for farmers...

 

Meals on Wheels Oklahoma named as senior nutrition provider for western Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) announces that Meals on Wheels Oklahoma has been named as the senior nutrition provider for 13 counties in far western Oklahoma beginning Monday, Sept. 13. Current participants at the... Full story

 

Redgate and Budy to receive American FFA Degree

Traben Redgate and Tabor Budy, both Waynoka FFA alumni members, with be receiving their American FFA Degrees. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree in the National FFA Organization. On the...

 

WCIDA meets for quarterly meeting

Rick Cunningham, Randy McMurphy and Melissa Fisher were enough to make a quorum Tuesday morning for their quarterly Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) meeting. Members Stan Kline and Connor Martin were unable to attend, but Woods C...

 

Woods County 4-H Shooting Sports members participate at state shoot

On Saturday, Aug. 28, seven Woods County 4-H members competed at the 2021 Oklahoma 4-H State Trap Shoot. Drake Brady from Waynoka 4-H was part of a five-way tie for first in the Senior Individual comp...

 

Woods County Excise Board approves appropriations

All members were present for the Woods County Excise Board meeting Wednesday morning in Alva. Chairman Joe Shirley led the meeting with members Chris Olson and Bob Seivert present. County Clerk Shelley Reed was also at the meeting. After approving...

 

DAVID ARTHUR LAVERTY

JONESBORO, Ark. – David Arthur Laverty, 87, died peacefully in his bed at home on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, three days after celebrating his 64th wedding anniversary with the love of his life, Letha...

 

Spending money

We are entering the age of no cents. There is a possibility that the government may quit minting the penny. It costs nearly two cents to produce and millions are discarded yearly. Many people won’t...

 

Random Thoughts

By As we have seen, Wayne Carson’s songwriting career was originally unsuccessful after his move from Colorado to Nashville, Tennessee. Things changed, however, in 1966 when Eddie Arnold recorded...

 

Men's golf concludes first tournament of the fall

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State men's golf team opened their 2021 fall season at the Lake Hefner Golf Club in Oklahoma City for the GAC Preview on Sept. 13-14th. During the opening tournament the Rangers brought two teams to...

 

A four goal night from Campbell leads to fourth straight Rangers victory

GOODWELL, Okla. – The Red-and-Black continued their winning streak with a big win over the Aggies of Oklahoma Panhandle State Wednesday evening. The Rangers soccer team carried their momentum in from the win streak after sweeping their trip in...

 

Bidart named GAC Defensive Player of the Week

ALVA, Okla – The Rangers senior Caitlyn Bidart has been named the Great American Conference defensive player of the week. The Great American Conference has started their second week of naming their...

 

Rangers ranked ninth in this week's Central Region Division II

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers soccer team has won four consecutive games for the first time since the 2014 season. Northwestern is now off to a 4-1 start, their best start since the 2004 season, where the Rangers opened 3-1-...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Sept. 14

Team Standings Rollin' Good Times 12 Wins 4 Losses Knights of Columbus 10 Wins 6 Losses The Bowl Movements 9 Wins 7 Losses Next Frame 9 Wins 7 Losses Dilly Dilly 7 Wins 9 Losses O'Bar 7 Wins 9 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 5 Wins 11 Losses Livin' on a...

 

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