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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. 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.;...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    October 13, 2017

A strong defense

When was the last time you were arrested and thrown in jail? How long did you spend in jail? We don’t have to face those decisions when we accept Christ at the present time. Around the world many...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 13, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

I got in trouble with Becky yesterday. Contrary to popular belief, I don’t have to utter that phrase EVERY day. There are some occasions when I get away with it. But yesterday evening, I just couldn’t resist the temptation. Becky gave me...

 

Airport fuel sales steady

Greg Murray's airport fuel sales report shows that billing for September was $14,044.27 compared to $16,428.02 in August. Many rainy and low ceiling weather days contributed to the reduction. Murray reported more lease activity on the new hangars. Mi...

 

Member resignation at special school board meeting

A special meeting of the Alva Board of Education has been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16, at noon in the board room at 418 Flynn St. Two items are on the agenda for the meeting. First will be a resignation by Steve Ellis, board member in seat 1. The...

 

Medicare beneficiaries with dropped plans have options

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) can help beneficiaries whose current Medicare Advantage plans won’t be available in 2018. Thousands of Oklahomans on Medicare received the cancellation notice...

 

Students encouraged to participate in Ranger Research Day Nov. 17

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus will host the 12th annual Ranger Research Day on Friday, Nov. 17, in the Student Center Ballroom. Students will have the opportunity to display, share and discuss their research with peers,...

 

WILLIAM 'PETE' KNAUFF

FORMERLY OF ALVA — William “Pete” Knauff, 85, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Bethel Church, 201 E. Old Plank...

 

Catastrophes

Catastrophes and the economy: In the midst of hardship, it seems unfathomable that the spending jolt following the crisis often offsets the temporary business standstill. When you live in Oklahoma, yo...

 

Fall Festival appreciated

I would like to commend the Alva Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, employees, the Alva merchants and individuals who participated in the Fall Festival and in decorating the downtown area. There were a lot of fun activities going on Saturday...

 

Meandering

For some time, I’ve been accumulating undone tasks. The last few weeks have been hectic with so many events going in Alva. The schedule’s a little clearer this week, so I declared it Loose Ends...

 

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, David Archibald Harvey served as the first non-voting delegate to Congress from Oklahoma Territory. Archibald represented the new territory in the U.S. House of Representatives...

 

Goldbugs look for win at Perry tonight

After a five-game winning streak, the Alva Goldbugs suffered their first loss of the season against Chisholm last week. Chisholm now sits at the top of the seven-team 2A District 1 rankings with a 3-0 record while Alva is in the middle at fourth....

 

Roseland earns OSU title, buckle

ALVA, Okla. – Talon Roseland has seen the best steer wrestlers in the Central Plains Region compete for the top honors in all of college rodeo. Now a senior at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Roseland has placed himself in that category....

 

Rangers tied for second in conference following 11th straight win

BETHANY, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team picked up a 3-1 (25-21,26-24, 18-25, 25-20) victory over Southern Nazarene to notch their 11th straight victory Wednesday. The victory opens up a three game road stretch for the...

 

323 puts Rangers in prime position heading Into final round

BETHANY, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team finds themselves right in the mix following their team score of 323 in the opening round of the Great American Conference Preview at Lake Hefner Golf Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. Th...

 

Rangers to battle Harding at home Saturday

ALVA, Okla. -- The Northwestern Oklahoma State football team traveled to Ada last weekend to play East Central and with a second half push, the Rangers came away with a convincing 38-20 victory on the road. The Black and Red returns home this...

 

Robinson, Williams notch volleyball Players of the Week honors

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball had a tremendous stretch of games this past week where they took on Oklahoma Panhandle State, Arkansas-Monticello and Southern Arkansas and lost...

 

Weed, Wright take home Player of the Week awards for Week 6

ALVA, Okla. – For the first time in nearly a year, Northwestern Football took home both Great American Conference Player of the Week honors, with this past weekend's awards going to Isaiah Weed and...

 

Rangers shut out by Bulldogs

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State women's soccer hosted in-state rival Southwestern Oklahoma State University on Tuesday in a much-anticipated Great American Conference matchup. The Rangers...

 

Help stamp out breast cancer

Alva, Okla. – As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the postal service is reminding customers that they can help fund breast cancer research by purchasing the Breast Cancer Research Stamp, a...

 

NWTC honored as one of Oklahoma's best places to work

When Jeanette Blevins, culinary arts instructor at Northwest Technology Center's Fairview Campus comes into work each morning, she is excited to be there. Blevins even commutes over an hour to work ea...

 

Gourley leads Rangers at Fort Hays Open

HAYS, Kan. – The Northwestern Women's Cross Country team competed Saturday morning in a 5k race at the Fort Hays State Open. Kayla Gourley was the first runner to cross the finish line for...

 

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