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Articles from the September 18, 2020 edition

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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...

 

Peace, peace

“They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace,’ they say, when there is no peace” (Jeremiah 6:14 NIV). Peace! Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to grab a little bit of peace right now? Who knew that the year...

 

Spiritually Speaking

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I have the challenging honor of caring for my 1-year-old granddaughter. We drop “Gaga” off at the school and head for the office at Shamrock Church of Christ. To say the least, I need to rearrange that office space to...

 

Alva Tuesday night bowling standings for Sept. 15

Team Standings The Bowl Movements 4 Wins 0 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 3 Wins 1 Losses Knights of Columbus 3 Wins 1 Losses Dilly Dilly 3 Wins 1 Losses O'Bar 1 Wins 3 Losses Rollin Good Times 1 Wins 3 Losses Next Frame 1 Wins 3 Losses Ghost Team 0...

 

Northwestern to host blood drive Sept. 21-22

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) to hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 21-22, in the Student Center Ranger Room. The blood donor goal for...

 

Modern maintenance

For the last 40 years, improvements (changes) in automobiles have taken them from maintenance little more complex than a lawn mower to a rolling computer with more technology than the first lunar...

 

Random Thoughts

As we have seen, Ruth Brown, the long-serving librarian of the Bartlesville public library, was a staunch believer in providing reading materials of all kinds to the townspeople who used that...

 

Alva Middle School Students of the Month announced

The teachers at Alva Middle School have selected Randee Perks and Brady Lott, eighth grade; Avery Goss and Jaden January, seventh grade; and Kaylen Woods and Connor Adair, sixth grade, as Alva Middle...

 

Coloring contest entrants receive gift card

R.A.C.E and the Alva Chamber of Commerce sponsored a coloring contest for ages 2-6 and 7-12. There were only six entries this year, Charles Hanson, age 5; Remi York, age 6; Addley Hanson, age 7; Mila...

 

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group. Hours...

 

Woods County Excise Board approves budgets

The Woods County Excise Board met Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 8:30 a.m. Chairman Bob Seivert was unable to attend so Chris Olson chaired the meeting. Board member Joe Shirley was also present, making a qu... Full story

 

Federal judge upholds Oklahoma election law as 'reasonable'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday rejected the Oklahoma Democratic Party's lawsuit challenging the state's absentee voting rules. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge John Dowell wrote that the state's absentee voting rules are...

 

Oklahoma police chiefs express concerns about recruiting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Growing anti-police sentiment around the country could have a profoundly negative impact on the ability to recruit quality officers, police chiefs from two Oklahoma cities told state lawmakers on Thursday. Tulsa Police Chief...

 

Oklahoma governor: No mandate masks despite recommendation

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt reiterated Thursday that he will not issue a statewide mask mandate, despite a recommendation from the White House Coronavirus Task Force. "I've been very clear from the beginning that I believe a...

 

One week later, Oklahoma State ready to take on Tulsa

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — One week after its originally scheduled season opener was supposed to take place, No. 11 Oklahoma State will finally take the field this weekend. After Tulsa had several players test positive for COVID-19 earlier in camp,...

 

City Council approves Tulsa's first hate crimes ordinance

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa City Council has unanimously approved the first hate crimes ordinance for Oklahoma's second-largest city. The council approved the measure Wednesday, and Mayor G.T. Bynum said he supports it and will sign it into law....

 

Oklahoma Supreme Court denies hearing on tribal compacts

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected Gov. Kevin Stitt's attempt for another hearing regarding the court's earlier ruling that deemed the state's tribal gaming compacts with two Native American tribes invalid. The high court...

 

No injuries as gas line blast leaves crater in Oklahoma road

PIEDMONT, Okla. (AP) — A natural gas line explosion in a rural area northwest of Oklahoma City left a massive crater in a roadway, but caused no injuries, officials said Thursday. The line, owned by Denver-based DCP Midstream, exploded about 8:30...

 

Pedestrian fatally struck while walking along highway

CHERRYVALE, Kan. (AP) — A 35-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle as he walked along a Kansas highway. KAKE-TV reports that Derrin Kebert Jr. was walking on the shoulder of U.S. 169 near Cherryville around 8 p.m. Thursday. The...

 

Auditor: Police use of force OK in Black woman's arrest

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The city of Topeka's independent police auditor has found that two officers didn't violate excessive force policies while arresting a Black woman in a case that angered a local Black Lives Matter group. The city announced...

 

Kansas pauses release of data about coronavirus clusters

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' health department has suspended its reporting on individual businesses and locations where clusters of coronavirus cases have occurred after only a week, saying it wants to make sure the data does not include cases that...

 

Lawrence ordinance makes it easier to crack down on partiers

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence officials are giving police more power to enforce crowd size limits and other health orders designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus after neighbors raised concerns about large house parties near the University...

 

Johnson County rebukes commissioner over anarchy post

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Johnson County Commission has agreed to rebuke one of its members for a Facebook post where he warned of impending anarchy and a "coming war." The Kansas City Star reports that the 4-3 vote to rebuke Commissioner Mike Brown...

 

Kansas nursing homes waiting on coronavirus testing gear

Nursing homes that don't have the machines and kits need to send their samples to private labs, but some say the prices are impossible to afford long-term. Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. D...

 

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