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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...

 

Spiritually Speaking

My Tuesdays can sometimes turn into marathons. First, I am privileged to teach two classes in the morning and help host a dinner/devo combo in the evening. Add to that the opportunity to cheer on the Ranger volleyball team and you end up with a...

 

Northwestern to host blood drive Sept. 23-24

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. 23-24, in the Student Center Ranger Room. The blood donor goal for...

 

When I grow up …

What do you want to be when you grow up? According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, in America there are over 821 occupations that could be valid answers to that question. With so many options available, how can each student learn about all...

 

Marijuana

President Bill Clinton admitted to smoking marijuana in the ‘70s but famously stated “I didn’t like it and I didn’t inhale.” That led talk show host Johnny Carson to quip, “Even when...

 

Upcoming events at Burlington Schools

Sept. 20 – Indian taco fundraiser for Burlington basketball at the B&R Lunch Stop in Byron, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 30 – Junior class fundraiser, loaded potato dinner, in the cafeteria before the Junior/Senior Play, 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 ...

 

Random Thoughts

Once upon a time, in the late 19th century, Oklahoma was a rather lawless place. Numerous criminals hid out in Indian Territory to avoid capture and punishment. Then, however, a new judge came to town...

 

Burlington Bedlam blood drive

On Thursday, Sept. 12, Burlington FCA held a Bedlam blood drive at the school. Twenty-two people volunteered to donate blood for the Oklahoma Blood Institute. FCA officers helped out at the blood... Full story

 

Burlington yearbook staff already hard at work

This year's Burlington yearbook staff is small, but very energetic and capable. This group of three juniors have already selected their yearbook theme and cover, attended a Lifetouch Workshop,... Full story

 

Burlington FFA helps community during annual Service with a Splash

Every year the Burlington FFA students do service work for their community during the annual Service with a Splash. Wyatt Shaw, the new Burlington FFA advisor, split the kids into groups and had them... Full story

 

Tim Bart settles in at Burlington as new principal

Burlington School has a new principal this year. Tim Bart has come from a big school and wants to finish his career in a small community. He has previously been at Tulsa Edison, Moore, Tulsa Will... Full story

 

Enrollment stays steady at Northwestern

Enrollment for the 2019 fall semester at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is nearly the same as it was a year ago. In a preliminary enrollment report submitted to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Northwestern reported headcount...

 

Always right

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid (Proverbs 12:1 [NIV]). I love to learn about stuff. You can ask my wife. It’s a habit of mine that often comes as mindlessly as pouring a glass of water. If I hear...

 

USDA Research Station hosting field day near Ft. Supply

The USDA Agricultural Research Station in Woodward and OSU Cooperative Extension Service will team up to host a Range Research Field Day on Sept. 24 at the Southern Plains Experimental Range near Fort Supply. The seminar will begin with registration...

 

Brown defends city employee rights, defines public employees

Although the meeting room was prepared for a large crowd, about 15 to 20 visitors attended Monday’s Alva City Council meeting. Last month, the order was changed so visitors could speak before the council voted on agenda items instead of waiting... Full story

 

Fall interest meetings set for Study Abroad trip to Iceland in 2020

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Study Abroad Committee has its sights set on taking a tour group to Iceland in May 2020. Study abroad trips are not only for Northwestern students and employees but are open to the general public as well....

 

NWOSU English Dept. to hold writing marathon Oct. 4 in downtown Alva

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s English program will host a “writing marathon” workshop in downtown Alva on Friday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Graceful Arts Center. “This event is called a writing marathon but requires no...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    September 20, 2019

Chisholm marches past Ladybugs softball team Monday night

The Alva Ladybugs softball team fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 10-0 loss to Chisholm during Monday night's game. Chisholm scored three runs in the first inning and went on to secure... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Dilly Dilly 15 Wins 5 Loss Rollin Good Times 14 Wins 6 Loss Ms Deb's Hairstyling 11 Wins 9 Loss Marshall's Oldtimers 10 Wins 10 Losses Knights of Columbus 10 Wins 10 Losses The Bowl Movements 7 Wins 13 Losses Team 7 7 Wins 13 Losses O'Bar 6 Win 14...

 

NWOSU Women's golf: Masch, Watts lead after day one at the Ranger Invite

ENID, Okla. – Northwestern's women's golf team had a strong showing in the opening round, leading after the opening day, posting a team total of 342 as they entered the final round in front by 28 strokes at Meadowlake Golf Course. Ashley Watts and...

 

Men's golf: Rangers led by Rehorn at Ranger Invite

ENID, Okla. – When the Northwestern Oklahoma State men's golf teams wrapped up the opening round play Monday, they were sitting in second and third place in the 2019 Ranger Invitational hosted at Meadowlake Golf Course. The Rangers' Parker Rehorn...

 

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