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A matter of convenience

We live in a world and society of convenience. Some coffee makers make coffee in less than a minute – which is great for coffee drinkers like myself. We have a water dispenser in our house that...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    October 8, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Jeremiah was a prophet during the time of several of the kings mentioned in Kings and Chronicles. He lived during the reigns of Josiah, Jehoiakim and Zedekiah, and spoke the words of the Lord warning the people of tragedies to come if they did not...

 

County fair checks available at Woods County OSU Extension office

The Woods County Fair Board has county fair premium checks available to be picked up at the Woods County OSU Extension office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The OSU Extension office is located on the east side of the bottom level of...

 

Education Fair opportunity set for education majors Oct. 11

Education employers seeking employees have an opportunity to go right to the source by attending the Fall 2021 Education Fair at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva on Monday, Oct. 11, in the Student Center Ballroom from 10 a.m. to noon....

 

Zion Lutheran members pack meals for Haitians in need

Forty-one members of Zion Lutheran Church, ranging from very young children to adults in their 80s, joined together to fight hunger in Haiti on Sunday, Sept. 19. The group spent that afternoon... Full story

 

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...

 

AMS August Students of the Month

The teachers at Alva Middle School have selected Avery Goss and Daxton Egner, eighth grade; Kaylen Woods and Skyler Longhurst, seventh grade; and Myka Louthan and Cody Shklar, sixth grade, as AMS...

 

E. W. CUSHENBERY

Graveside services for E.W. Cushenbery, 80, of Athens, Texas, are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Hardtner-Eleanor Cemetery in Hardtner, Kansas. Mr. Cushenbery passed away October...

 

SHIRLEY WAGNER

Shirley Wagner, 84-year-old Freedom resident, died peacefully at home where she wanted to be on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021, in the...

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    October 8, 2021

Digital currency

Digital currencies: what are they, how are they created, how are they used? Known as bitcoin, stablecoin, etherium and dogecoin, all are created by blockchain technology, mined from complicated...

 

Random Thoughts

As a U.S. historian with an interest in politics, I have long studied the careers of American presidents. I have noticed, of course, how much their lives change when they become the person occupying t...

 

Northwestern, ALCA receive Regents' Business Partnership Excellence Award

Aurora Learning Community Association (ALCA), in partnership with Northwestern Oklahoma State University, has received the 2021 Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Regents Business...

 

Homecoming activities

Friday, Oct. 8 Noon AHS Distinguished Goldbugs luncheon, ACT I 2 p.m. Alva High School homecoming parade and pep rally on the square 7 p.m. Alva High School football vs Luther, Ranger Field (homecoming coronation before game) 8 p.m. Miss Cinderella...

 

NWTC practical nurses graduate

Northwest Technology Center students completed the Practical Nursing Program and celebrated with a commencement ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 2. Maul, Goodson-Tautfest, Schurter, Henning and Burton...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    October 8, 2021

Garner scores two touchdowns in last Saturday's game against the Tigers

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The Rangers football team traveled to Arkadelphia, Arkansas, to play their fifth game of the season, this one against the Tigers of Ouachita Baptist. The Tigers used an early touchdown to build a solid first quarter leading to...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    October 8, 2021

Rangers close out Battle for the Belt Tournament

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Northwestern men's golf team finished up the Battle for the Belt on Tuesday at the Hot Springs Country Club. The Rangers recorded an 11th-place finish in Hot Springs. The Red and Black posted a 931-team score after three...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    October 8, 2021

Allen earns Goalkeeper of the Week

ALVA, Okla. – The Great American Conference has released the names for the honorees for the conference's player of the week. Senior Reagan Allen has been selected from Northwestern to fill the spot...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    October 8, 2021

Ranger volleyball wins five-set thriller Tuesday

OKLAHOMA CITY – Northwestern Oklahoma State's volleyball team traveled to Oklahoma Christian for a non-conference match Tuesday evening. Northwestern used a solid third set to take the lead in the match before battling out a tough fifth set and...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Sept. 28

Team Standings Rollin' Good Times 18 Wins 10 Losses Knights of Columbus 18 Wins 10 Losses Dilly Dilly 16 Wins 12 Losses The Bowl Movements 15 Wins 13 Losses O'Bar 13 Wins 15 Losses Next Frame 12 ½ Wins 15 ½ Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 10 Wins 18...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    October 8, 2021

Rangers defeat Tigers for first conference win

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers soccer team was looking for another big win over the Tigers of East Central as Northwestern hosted their third straight home game, second in conference play. The Red and...

 

Because of 'the Lord and Fred'

Growing up in Leedey, Calvin Graybill was always drawing. "I've always loved to draw. I'd sketch and draw cartoons and different things while I was in school, but there were no art classes. I knew I... Full story

 

Red River rivalry at fair highlights week with Big 12 byes

Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 21 Texas. While the Red River rivalry won't be a Big 12 game too much longer, the six-time defending Big 12 champion Sooners (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) and...

 

New search announced for long-missing Oklahoma girls bodies

PICHER, Okla. (AP) — A new search for the bodies of two northeast Oklahoma girls missing since 1999 will start Friday, according to authorities. Investigators will search a cellar on vacant land in the former town of Picher where a suspect in the...

 

Oklahoma court reject's death row inmates' McGirt appeal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The appeals of two Oklahoma death row inmates convicted of murder were rejected Thursday by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. Shaun Michael Bosse, 38, and Benjamin Robert Cole, Sr., 56, each argued that the state had no...

 

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