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Alva Middle School mother/son dance

The annual mother/son dance for pre-K through fifth-grade boys was held on Saturday evening, Sept. 24, at Alva Middle School. "Star Wars" was the theme, with 65 little star fighters attending. Energy...

 

Misfit Monsters reveal real life struggle

In a real life world where monsters reveal themselves in the form of bullying, incessant peer pressure and low self-esteem, Cynthia Reeg uses fictionalized creatures to address the prevalent middle...

 

Scholarships workshop held at Northwest Technology Center

Approximately 25 parents and students attended "The Insider's Guide for Applying and Receiving Scholarships" workshop held at Northwest Technology Center in Alva. This free event focused on several...

 

Religious services calendar

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.;...

 

God is not keeping score anymore

I think that many people visualize God as a grey-bearded old man sitting up in heaven with a feather quill pen writing down all our sins and transgressions on a huge scroll, with the thought in mind that even though we might have thought we “got...

 

Spiritually Speaking

This semester, I inherited the rather daunting task of teaching philosophy. I took the class 38 years ago, but I’ve slept since then. For me, the term itself conjures up thoughts of the Apostle Paul trying to steer young Christians away from the...

 

New medical provider in Alva wants to focus on women's health issues

Jennifer Nichols, APRN, joined the staff at Share Medical Center in September after being recruited from Enid by Alva's newest physician, Michael Lawrence, DO, who started his practice in Alva in the... Full story

 

See You At The Flagpole held at the middle school

Alva Middle School students hold hands while gathered around the flagpole in front of the school Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, for "See You at the Pole." This event is held every year on the fourth...

 

Cherokee Strip Museum to sponsor Talking Tombstone event Oct. 29 at cemetery

In 1886, Gus Hardwired made the race in the Cherokee Strip Land Run and secured a claim 15 miles east and a half mile north of Alva close to Ingersoll. Gus was employed as a trail driver helping move... Full story

 

Two recent minor collisions reported in Alva

Inattention contributed to a collision in Alva on Tuesday, Sept. 27. According to the police report, at 12:45 p.m. Larry Gerald Ring, 53, of Alva, driving a 2007 Ford, was stopped at the traffic light on College Boulevard facing north. Troy Adam...

 

Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association reports successful year at annual meeting

ALVA – Twenty-five endowments established, a record-setting fundraising year totaling more than $5.6 million raised and a new record number of donors (1,445) – these were some of the achievements...

 

Phi Lambda Chi national fraternity hosts tailgate at NWOSU

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – Phi Lambda Chi National Fraternity cordially invites all alumni of the Phi Lambda Chi Kappa chapter to its NWOSU-ECU homecoming tailgate Oct. 1. Phi Lambda Chi will be hosting a tailgate cookout located at the top tier of...

 

Second Northwestern graduate student receives scholarship from Westerners International for research project

Eric Carnes, a graduate student from Enid studying in Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Master of Arts in American Studies degree program, received a $1,000 scholarship from Westerners International, a nonprofit foundation that stimulates...

 

MARY LORENE (BEST) HENSON

Funeral services for Mary Lorene (Best) Henson will be 2 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church with Rev. Harold Henson and Rev. Max Colaw officiating. Interment will be...

 

Parenting

If I have any regrets about my relationship to my late parents, it is that I didn’t tell them how much I appreciated them. I didn’t tell them I loved them often enough, but “I love you,...

 

Random Thoughts

When President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address in 1961, he noted that he was the first president to have been born in the 20th century. “The torch has been passed,” Kennedy said,...

 

Hall of Fame nominations now to be accepted

The Northwestern Oklahoma State Hall of Fame Committee will be meeting later on this month and would like to invite you to go to the site dedicated for nominating former athletes for the Ranger Hall of Fame. The Northwestern Sports Hall of Fame was...

 

Rangers show improvement on final day

SHAWNEE – The Northwestern men’s golf team showed major improvement in the final round of the Oklahoma Baptist invitational at Shawnee Country Club. The Rangers shot a 315 for the day, 13 strokes better than the first round of competition....

 

Rangers fall to Storm in home opener

The Basics Score Southern Nazarene 3 – Northwestern 0 Records: SNU (7-5, 3-1 GAC) – Northwestern (2-14, 1-2 GAC) Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball was defeated by Southern Nazarene University by a final score of 3-0 (20-25, 21-25, 15-25)....

 

Women's golf two shots off school record

SHAWNEE – The Northwestern women's golf team posted a season-low round of 322 in the final round of the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational, which places them in a tie for second for the lowest team score in school history. The round matches the 322...

 

Ranger soccer falls in a close one

The Basics Score: Northwestern 2 – Oklahoma Christian 3 Records: Northwestern (0-7, 0-2 GAC); Oklahoma Christian (3-6, 1-4 Heartland) OKLAHOMA CITY – Northwestern Oklahoma State women’s soccer was defeated by non-conference foe Oklahoma...

 

Volleyball Loses First Conference Match at Southern Nazarene

BETHANY, OKLA. – The East Central University volleyball team fell 0-3 at Southern Nazarene (21-25, 24-26, 10-25) in Great American Conference action. The match was the second of four league matches for ECU this week and the first conference loss...

 

Soccer Comes Up Just Short Against Oklahoma Baptist

ADA – The East Central University soccer team ended a hard fought match with Oklahoma Baptist falling 2-3 in Great American Conference action at Tiger Field. The Tigers (1-6-1, 1-2 GAC) were led by sophomore Kendall Cook and junior Deanna...

 

Late Goal Lifts Lady Bison in Ada

ADA, Okla. – Ruth King scored a poacher's goal in a dramatic, late push by Oklahoma Baptist Women's Soccer to secure all three points on Thursday night against East Central in Ada, moving into a tie for third place in the Great American...

 

Soccer Beats Ouachita to Remain Perfect in Conference Play

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – SWOSU Soccer remained perfect in Great American Conference play with their 2-1 victory over Ouachita Baptist Thursday afternoon. Sandra Nabweteme scored both goals for the Bulldogs playing in all 90 minutes of game time. The...

 

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