Articles from the October 14, 2016 edition

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FCA hosts fall blood drive

Burlington Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) hosted a blood drive at the Burlington School on Sept. 15. The Oklahoma Blood Institute was there to collect the blood donations. FCA members...

 
 By Bayli Hyde    Local    October 14, 2016

Burlington FFA movie night

The Burlington FFA chapter held a movie night on Sept. 27. The chapter officers came up with this idea during their officer retreat. They wanted the members to become more involved in chapter activities. Officers started with opening ceremonies, had...

 

Jazzy juniors

The Burlington junior class has 12 students consisting of four boys and eight girls. They are active in basketball, journalism, FCA, robotics, vocal, FFA, cheer and student mentoring. In their spare...

 

That's entertainment

Juniors and seniors of Burlington High School put on a play called www.that'sentertainment.com on Monday, Sept. 26. Www.that'sentertainment.com is a medley of classic hits dating back from the 50s...

 

Fifth-grade super reader

Kevin Kaumans has high aspirations for achieving his goal of 600 points this year in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program. He is in the fifth grade and right now has 105.9 points. He has the most...

 

Krazy kindergarteners

The Burlington kindergarten class has had a spectacular start to the 2016-2017 school year. They have an enrollment of 17 students. This class of 2029 is blessed with fun, unique personalities and...

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    October 14, 2016

Burlington Robotics participates in kick off

The Burlington robotics team recently attended the robotics kick-off on the campus of Northwestern Oklahoma State University where several other schools participated. Burlington Robotics has 25 kids...

 

See You at The Pole

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Burlington students of all ages, faculty and parents gathered around the flag pole for See You at The Pole, which was put on by Burlington FCA. See You at The Pole is a...

 

'Blazing Glazes' to preach, sing, testify at Grace and Faith Fellowship this Sunday

Grace and Faith Fellowship, 420 E. Church St., and pastors Max and April Ridgway invite the public to join them in a celebration of Jesus and His goodness Sunday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. Terrell and...

 

religious services

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 14, 2016

Makeover

Have you ever gone to a wedding and saw the bride coming down the aisle and you wanted to stop the processional because you knew the groom was marrying the wrong bride? You never have seen the lady...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 14, 2016

Spiritually Speaking

Perhaps I’ve mentioned the philosophy class I inherited this semester. I have 28 of the best and brightest Northwestern has to offer all lined up and looking to me for explanations on such important questions as “Do I exist?” and “If I don’t e...

 

AHS homecoming queen and king candidates

QUEEN CANDIDATES Kathryn Baugh Kathryn is the daughter of Scott and Kim Baugh. She has one older brother, Brady. Kathyrn's future plans include obtaining a degree in pre-med and follow on to obtain a...

 

Woods County commissioner meeting cancelled

Shelley Reed, Woods County clerk, posted a notice on Oct. 13 that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Woods County commissioners has been cancelled. The next meeting will be the previously announced regular meeting on Oct. 24 at 10...

 

Child dies after being struck by pickup

A five-year-old boy from Medford died after being struck by a vehicle in Grant County. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 4:15 p.m. on private property located three-tenths miles east of U.S....

 

Girl Scouts attend Northwestern Lady Rangers soccer game

Girls Scouts attended the Lady Rangers soccer game against the Lady Storm of Southern Nazarene University. The Lady Rangers fought a great game, taking an early lead to begin the game 1-0. Southern...

 

Scouts walk in NWOSU Homecoming Parade

Fifty-six scouts ranging from the youngest scouts, Daisies, to the oldest scouts, Ambassadors, along with their leaders walked in the NWOSU Homecoming Parade throwing out candy to the anxiously...

 

Alva Girl Scouts attend Nightmare in the Country

Alva Girl Scout Troop 969 braved a tour of Woodward's haunted trail, Nightmare in the Country, on Oct. 1, which was opening night. Opening night wasn't quite as busy but every bit as much fun. This...

 

Northwestern science, math, fine arts students benefit from Baxter Family Scholarships

The Hurshel F. and George T. Baxter Scholarship and the Frankie Rogers Baxter Scholarship have been established to honor the education they and other family members received at Northwestern Oklahoma...

 

Northwestern to close for fall break Oct. 20-21

Employees and students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be able to enjoy a few days off and out of classes as the university will close for fall break on Thursday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 21. Northwestern’s offices will be closed a...

 

Enrollment opens Oct. 18 for Northwestern's spring 2017 session

Enrollment for the spring session at Northwestern Oklahoma State University opens Oct. 18, and students are encouraged to complete the enrollment process as soon as possible to better ensure their choice of classes. Online class schedules are availab...

 

CLARENCE EDWARD 'CORKY' SAMPSON

Funeral services for Clarence Edward “Corky” Sampson will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Waynoka First Baptist Church with Rev. David Shaw and Pastor Brian Holland officiating. Interment will be in the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery und...

 

WILLIAM G. WILKS

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Alva Bible Baptist Church with Reverend John Clapp officiating. Burial will follow in Alva Municipal Cemetery under the direction of...

 

Mindfulness: focusing on the present moment

How easy it is for the mind to wander! I’ve read entire pages only to finish and find I was thinking of something else. It's happened in church, in school and, on some occasions, in board meetings w...

 

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