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Alva High School homecoming royalty

To view more Alva High School homecoming photos, visit https://goo.gl/T59Xzj....

 

Hood-Jenkins announce engagement

Mike and Brenda Hood are pleased to announce the engagement and future marriage of their daughter, Heather Hood, to Matt Jenkins, son of Larry and Debbie Jenkins of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Heather is a 2009...

 

Menus for the week of Oct. 17 – 21

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday – French toast strips, maple syrup, pears, juice, milk Tuesday – Sausage patty, biscuit, applesauce, juice, milk Wednesday – Berry Colossal Crunch, buttered toast, peaches, juice, milk Thursday ...

 

October Rotary Students of the Month honored

Justin Meyer Justin Meyer is the son of Bruce and Dixie Meyer. High school activities include Student Council, football, basketball, soccer, speech and One Act. Activities outside of school include...

 

Distinguished Goldbugs honored

Black linens and glittery gold goblets filled with greenery transformed the normally monochromatic Alva Middle School cafeteria into a magical banquet hall for the second annual Distinguished Goldbug...

 

Airport land lease swapped

Approximately 10 years ago, the Woods County Industrial Authority (WCIDA) leased a plot of land at the Alva Regional Airport for future industrial development growth. One portion of that land was used to erect the building that is used by Plane...

 

New city council member to be appointed

A new city council member and a safety grant are on the agenda of the Alva City Council Monday. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. Mayor Kelly Parker will be seeking council approval for Brandon Sherman as the new...

 

One request for tourism tax funds

From the agenda, it looks like a short meeting for the City of Alva Tourism Tax Committee Wednesday. The committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers. The only funding request on the agenda is for the Oklahoma Municipal League Leadership...

 

Rail park continues working toward BNSF certification

At their Tuesday evening meeting, members of the Avard Regional Rail Park Authority accepted individual tasks toward official certification with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Official BNSF Rail Park designation would enhance the park’s...

 

Gugelmeyer receives Oklahoma PEO Projects Fund scholarship

Northwestern student Naicee Gugelmeyer is the recipient of an Oklahoma PEO Projects Fund scholarship, for the fall 2016 semester. Her recommendation for the award is part of local Chapter ET-PEO's...

 

Missed stop sign leads to collision

A two-vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Locust and 11th in Alva on Sept. 28. Police say one driver ran a stop sign and struck the other vehicle. Nancy Knous, 63, of Alva was driving a 2008 Ford east on Locust about 10:45 a.m. Colby...

 

Two local students named to OSU Homecoming Steering Committee

Oklahoma State University (OSU) junior Courtney Mapes and OSU sophomore Kally Gordon, both from Alva, have been named to the 2016 OSU Homecoming Steering Committee. Mapes is an animal science major st OSU. She is the daughter of Jeff and Michelle Map...

 

Alva drug searches produce four arrests, 14 felony charges

A drug investigation that spanned the better part of two years culminated in a raid on two residences in Alva Tuesday, Oct. 11. In one residence, law enforcement officers found 46 grams of marijuana, 9.8 grams of methamphetamine, a 9 mm pistol and...

 

Northwestern 2016 Homecoming was an all-around success with Rangers

Floats were built, the bands were ready, the crowd was rowdy and Northwestern Oklahoma State University's football team dominated East Central University for a homecoming win! On Saturday, Oct. 1, sev...

 

'Rehearsal For Murder' at NWOSU

The Fine Arts Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University presented the opening night of their play "Rehearsal for Murder" at Herod Hall auditorium, Thursday night, Oct. 13. Two other...

 

Miss Northwestern, Outstanding Teen to be crowned Oct. 30

Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University Mary Shklar and Miss Northwestern's Outstanding Teen Ducky Wyatt will pass on their crowns Sunday, Oct. 30, to the two women who will be chosen to...

 

Northwest ranked as one of the safest colleges in Oklahoma for 2016

Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been recognized by Backgroundchecks.org as being among the safest colleges in Oklahoma for 2016. According to the website, Northwestern was ranked as the 12th safest college among all public and private...

 

Letter to the Editor

I would like to add my thanks to the Alva Chamber of Commerce, the local merchants, those who sponsored booths and everyone who contributed to the decoration around the square for Alva's Oktoberfest. It was a fun time for all ages with lots of...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    October 16, 2016

I want to be the mediator at the next presidential debates

I watched some of the presidential debates this week. I have seen classier acts on a third grade playground. I still don't know how either stands on any issue other than what a lowlife the other is....

 

Don't be scared of using our secure services

Autumn is the season of dressing up as monsters and watching scary movies in the dark. Even though most of these tricks and treats are just for fun, some of them can be scary, and for good reason. One of the most common threats we face is identity...

 

Goldbugs take a close loss on Homecoming Week against the Perry Maroons

The Alva Alva High School Goldbugs battled hard against the Perry Maroons Friday night for a tough homecoming matchup on Ranger Field. First possession of the game went to the Maroons as they made...

 

This week's Alva sporting events

Monday, October 17 4:30 p.m. AMS Football at Fairview (6th & 7th-8th grade) Thursday, October 20 6 p.m. NWOSU women’s soccer vs. Ouachita Baptist University 7 p.m. NWOSU men’s and women’s rodeo at Oklahoma State University Friday, October 21 6...

 

Rangers' late surge gives them the win over the Bison

SHAWNEE – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers continued their road trip against the Oklahoma Baptist Bison on Saturday in another big shootout, coming out on top to give them their third win of the season. The Bison started out with...

 

Rangers take a set from conference leader

The Basics Score: Arkansas Tech 3 – Northwestern 1 Records: Arkansas Tech (14-7, 7-1 GAC) – Northwestern (3-20, 1-7 GAC) Northwestern Oklahoma State Volleyball was defeated by Arkansas Tech Univer...

 

Rangers stand strong against the Bison

The Basics Score: Harding 3 – Northwestern 0 Records: Harding (14-6, 6-3 GAC) – Northwestern (3-21, 1-8 GAC) Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball was defeated by Harding University by a final score of 3-0 (23-25, 23-25, 17-25). Individual...

 

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