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 By Aaron Peffly    Local    October 2, 2020

Burlington School News: COVID-19 restrictions versus online schooling

COVID-19 has affected this school year in many ways. There have been restrictions put on the students' privileges for their protection. Before entering buses or the school, the student's temperature...

 

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...

 

Certain Bible truths for uncertain days

This year has undoubtedly been interesting. It reminds me of a roller coaster. You slowly ascend, then downward you go, twisting every which way. The problem is that the ride keeps joining! Disease,...

 

HARTSELL ALTON JOHNSON

Funeral services for Hartsell Alton Johnson will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Lanny Jobe officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    October 2, 2020

Investing

There are some interesting changes in the markets and investment opportunities due to the stimulus infusions of cash, with another package on the horizon. The treasury has cut short-term interest...

 

Murdock's Minutes

This past week, an interim study I requested on the rules and regulations for Oklahoma meat processing facilities was held at the state Capitol. I believe increasing investment in these businesses will lead to more jobs and opportunities for rural...

 

Random Thoughts

With the 2020 election fast approaching, we must note that this year marks the 100th anniversary of the addition of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That provision stipulates that the...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Sept. 29

Team Standings The Bowl Movements: 10 wins, 2 losses Knights of Columbus: 9 wins, 3 losses Dilly Dilly: 7 wins, 5 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 7 wins, 5 losses Next Frame: 5 wins, 7 losses Rollin Good Times: 3 wins, 9 losses O'Bar: 3 wins, 9 losses...

 

Burlington School News: Students compete at Alfalfa County Fair

There were several Burlington FFA members and 4-H members who participated in the Alfalfa County Fair Sept. 3–5 this year. More students showed a livestock animal this year than years before. The...

 

Seniors playing catch up

The phrase "You've got all the time in the world to think about your future" does not help when it is the beginning of your senior year and you have no idea in the world what you want to do with your...

 
 By Caleb Cox    Local    October 2, 2020

Burlington School News: Rhonda Pinkston's fight against cancer

Beloved cafeteria cook Rhonda Pinkston started working at Burlington School in 2018. She was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. It is an extremely rare form of...

 

Burlington School News: FFA holds annual Service with a Splash

Every year, Burlington FFA holds a community service event for the town of Burlington called Service with a Splash. It is hosted to give back to the community, as the community helps fund many of the...

 
 By Chris Peffly    Local    October 2, 2020

Burlington welcomes new elementary principal

This year, Burlington welcomes a new elementary principal and sixth grade teacher, Stan Pedersen. Pedersen has been teaching for 16 years. He taught at Aline-Cleo before he came to Burlington....

 

New Miss Burlington crowned

On Sept. 10, the Miss Burlington pageant was held in the Burlington auditorium and broadcast on BurlingtonElks.TV. The Burlington student council is pleased to announce that Alyssa Russell is our... Full story

 

Constitution Day display continues through Oct. 5 at Northwestern

Constitution Day 2020 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is featured in a public informational display through Oct. 5 in the J.W. Martin Library in Alva. The program is sponsored by the... Full story

 

First Friday Art Walk tonight features Gateways exhibit

Three artists are highlighted in the Gateways exhibit for tonight's First Friday Art Walk in Alva. Paintings by Rebekah Griffith of Owasso usually include people although the scenes vary from the... Full story

 

Trump's virus hospitalization rocks final stage of campaign

An election year already defined by a cascade of national crises descended further into chaos Friday, with President Donald Trump quarantined at a military hospital with the coronavirus after consistently playing down the threat. Democratic...

 

Trump, stricken by COVID-19, flown to military hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stricken by COVID-19, a feverish and fatigued President Donald Trump was flown to a military hospital Friday night after being injected with an experimental drug combination in treatment at the White House. In a day of whipsaw...

 

Lankford quarantining after colleague contracts COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma said Friday that he was quarantining after meeting with a Utah senator who tested positive for COVID-19. In a tweet, Lankford said that he had met several times this week with fellow Republican...

 

A different tune for college marching bands in a pandemic

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As the Oklahoma marching band's rendition of "Sweet Victory" filled Memorial Stadium, everything was in place on the field. More than 300 Pride of Oklahoma members formed a perfect pattern from one goal line to the other...

 

Months later, still no charges after car drove into protest

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Douglas County district attorney's office is still deciding whether to file charges for two incidents earlier this year where vehicles drove into protests in Lawrence. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that meanwhile, at...

 

Tenants, landlords urge reform on Oklahoma's eviction laws

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers have come under pressure from advocates for tenant and landlord rights to reform the state's eviction laws. Oklahoma courts last year handled 44,612 eviction cases, with more than 1,200 tenants a month...

 

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