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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...

 

What does God require?

Jesus was asked this very question in the sixth chapter of John’s gospel. The people asked him, “What shall we do that we might work the works of God?” The Amplified translation makes their question even more clear: “What are we to do to...

 

Spiritually Speaking

“A journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step” – Chinese philosopher Lao Zing. I remember the occasion well. Lynn was having some trouble getting ministers to participate in writing articles for the Courier. Some of us are not writers. Some...

 

Alva 4-H holds first meeting; discusses upcoming events

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Alva 4-H Club had their first meeting of the school year. They discussed the Woods County Fair and how members did and that several entries were chosen to compete at the State Fair. Discussion was held about upcoming...

 

BOBBY LEO SUTHERLAND

Funeral services for Bobby Leo Sutherland will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the Waynoka First Baptist Church with Bill David Walker officiating. Interment will be in the Waynoka...

 

LOLETA MAE LESLIE

Memorial services for Loleta Mae Leslie will be 2 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2019, at the Alva First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Carol Cook Moore officiating. A private interment service...

 

Vaping

Vaping has recently surged to the forefront as to its’ dangers and possible benefits. The CDC reports almost 400 serious lung illnesses and six deaths linked to vaping. Nicotine, like alcohol, is...

 

Random Thoughts

Bass Reeves was a deputy United States marshal in Indian Territory from 1875 until 1907. He was in the first group of lawmen hired to patrol the lands within the jurisdiction of Judge Isaac...

 

Stitt's pick for land office lacks required degree, faced lawsuits

Gov. Kevin Stitt’s pick to head the Commissioners of the Land Office lacks the advanced degree needed to become permanent secretary and has owned a company involved in legal disputes over oil and gas leases. The Legislature would have to change...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    September 27, 2019

Ladybugs softball team falls to Mooreland 12-0

The Alva Ladybugs softball team fell to 0-25 on the year when the team lost to the Mooreland Bearcats 12-0 in Monday's match-up at Mooreland. The Bearcats jumped out to 6-0 lead at the bottom of the... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Sept. 24

Dilly Dilly 17 ½ Wins 6 ½ Losses Rollin Good Times 15 Wins 9 Losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 14 1/2 Wins 9 1/2 Loss Marshall's Oldtimers 13 Wins 11 Losses Next Frame 10 Wins 14 Losses The Bowl Movements 7 Wins 13 Losses O'Bar 7 Win 17 Losses...

 

Rangers Volleyball drops tough match to Oklahoma Baptist

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's volleyball team faced a tough opponent in Great American Conference Oklahoma Baptist University. The Bison are 11-3 with two of their three losses coming from five-set matches. The Rangers battled throughout...

 

Rangers rodeo team finds early-season success

As a freshman two seasons ago, Amber Scales earned her first intercollegiate barrel racing victory at the Colby (Kansas) Community College rodeo. While she didn’t gain the title in the northwest Kansas community this past weekend, Scales posted...

 

Timberlake FFA volunteers at Gold Star Classic-AFR Special Needs Livestock Show

Livestock shows are a staple of Oklahoma. The bond between animals and students, especially children, is an illuminating experience. Grand champion smiles were especially radiating from the Chisholm... Full story

 

Rodeo, barrel racing, advertising funded by Alva Tourism

The Ranger Rodeo, a new barrel racing event, tourism advertising and staffing for the tourism center were all on the agenda for a special Alva Tourism Committee meeting Wednesday. All five members of the committee were present: Chairman Norville...

 

Volleyball: Balanced Offense Lifts Bison past Tigers

ADA, Okla. – Another match, another sweep for Oklahoma Baptist volleyball as the Bison made the trip to Ada and knocked off the Tigers of East Central, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-13), on Thursday night. The win pushes the Bison's historic win streak to...

 

UAM Volleyball earns first GAC win at SAU

MAGNOLIA, Ark. - The University of Arkansas of Monticello volleyball team earned its first Great American Conference win this season with a 3-1 victory over Southern Arkansas University. After taking the first two sets, the Blossoms fell in set...

 

Harding Volleyball Comes Up Short at Ouachita Baptist

RKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Harding volleyball team fell 3-2 (17-25, 25-18,18-25,25-20, 15-13) at Ouachita Baptist Thursday in Great American Conference action. Harding falls to 8-6 overall and 1-2 in the GAC. Ouachita Baptist improves to 8-6 overall...

 

Volleyball: Tigers Roar Back to Take Down the Bisons

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Four Tigers end with double digit kills as the Tigers come back from down 2-1 to defeat the Bisons 3-2. Emily Low and Katie Camp led the way for the Tigers in the battle. Each of them tallied 14 kills while Camp added in 18 digs...

 

SAU Volleyball drop home opener versus Cotton Blossoms

Magnolia, Ark. – The SAU Volleyball team finally opened the doors to the W. T. Watson Center tonight, hosting Arkansas-Monticello in a Battle of the Timberlands, with both teams entering the contest 0-2 in GAC play. The Cotton Blossoms took the...

 

Court upholds death penalty in Oklahoma woman's fiery death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death penalty given a man convicted of setting his girlfriend on fire, causing her death. The court Thursday handed down the ruling to 36-year-old Donnie Harris of...

 

Health officials report Oklahoma's first vaping illness

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the first case of vaping related lung illness has been confirmed in the state. Department spokeswoman Jamie Dukes said Thursday only that the patient is a Tulsa County resident...

 

Johnson & Johnson appeals Oklahoma's $572M opioid ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is appealing an Oklahoma judge's $572 million order against the company and its subsidiaries for helping fuel the state's opioid crisis. The company filed an appeal with the Oklahoma...

 

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