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Articles from the September 28, 2018 edition

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Calender

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.;...

 

Missionaries from around the world to speak at Town & Country next week

Missionaries from Kosovo, Thailand, Uganda, Ghana and the Dominican Republic will speak about their experiences at Town & Country Christian Church in Alva next week beginning Sunday, Sept. 30, and continuing through Thursday, Oct 4. A meal will be...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Now wait just a minute minute! If you are like the infernal grammar checker on Microsoft Word, you probably think I goofed up and randomly repeated a word. I did not! The first “minute” should be pronounced with long vowel sounds and means...

 

A 50-year example

This last Sunday, Sept. 23, my family and I attended my mother and father’s 50th wedding anniversary celebration at their church in Enid. As I watched them together and as I think about it now, I realize what an example they were to my brother and...

 

New pastor Nathan Hosier finds Cedar Grove a perfect fit

Nathan Hosier, the new pastor at Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church northwest of Alva, says he couldn't ask for more. Down miles of country roads – not all of them paved – past rolling green hills dotted...

 

2018 Distinguished Goldbugs

The Alva Goldbug Education Foundation announces the honorees for the 2018 Distinguished Goldbugs celebration: Alycen Yoder (1955), in the Education category; Warren Little (1958), the Arts; Wiley White (1958), Business; Mike Perkins (1977),...

 

Correction

In the Vera Mae foster home story published in the Alva Review Courier on Sept. 14, 2018, proper credit was not given to the original author in a portion of the article. We regret this error. The quote by the bishop should have cited the article...

 

Company approves lease of Waynoka incubator sit

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) received good news Wednesday. A lease agreement has been approved for the Waynoka business incubator building. The building has been empty for almost two years. Woods County Economic...

 

Woods County Economic Development delays officer election

The Woods County Economic Development Committee (WCEDC) held their quarterly meeting Tuesday at noon at Northwest Technology Center in Alva. Members present were Daren Slater, Randy McMurphy, Allan Poe, Matt Tucker, Kay Decker and Sandie Olson. Absen...

 

Page is first Northwestern employee to finish Wellness Center's Complete 180 Challenge

Dr. Jennifer Page, assistant professor of English, is the first Northwestern Oklahoma State University employee to finish the J.R. Holder Wellness Center Complete 180 Challenge, a feat that took her...

 

Firearms simulation training equipment installed at NWTC, Alva campus

Last week, firearms simulation training equipment was installed at Northwest Technology Center's Alva campus. Area law enforcement officers and NWTC staff who will be teaching classes using the new eq...

 

'Anti-Social' to be performed Sept. 28-29 in Herod Hall

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Fine Arts Department has been preparing since August for the production “Anti-Social,” a collection of seven short comedic plays. Now the public can witness their work Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 29 at...

 

Bands participating in Northwestern's homecoming activities on Oct. 6

Nearly 800 students in bands from across Oklahoma and Kansas will join the Ranger Marching Band by participating in Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s homecoming festivities set for Saturday, Oct. 6. Fourteen bands will march around Alva’s...

 

Natural Causes

“It doesn’t matter if you do everything perfectly,” says Barbara Ehrenreich in her new book “Natural Causes.” I have reached the average age of demise for men worldwide. Now my goal is to reach the national average of 77. Is it attainable a...

 

Random Thoughts

Last year I wrote an article about the women’s final match at tennis’s U.S. Open. That tournament is the most important played in the United States. This year, for example, the winner took home a...

 

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