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Scary words

Fall has arrived in full force. The cold is on the way, and the leaves will soon turn. Soon we will all be raking the yards. Fall brings a lot of different experiences – football, hayrides and, of...

 

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...

 

Evans' creativity a blessing to many

Most Sundays at the First Presbyterian Church of Alva, you will find sitting in the pews a creative individual who uses her crocheting talent to bring joy to others. Ida Evans is that gifted woman.... Full story

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 18, 2019

Spiritually Speaking

I don’t know if anyone noticed, but the Bugs (dealing with lots of injuries) couldn’t chalk up the W last Friday night, the NW Rangers lost their home game on Saturday, Texas couldn’t quite keep up with OU and the Dallas Cowboys got beat by the...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Oct. 15

Dilly Dilly 26 ½ Wins 9 ½ Losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 21 ½ Wins 14 ½ Loss Marshall's Oldtimers 21 Wins 15 Losses Rollin Good Times 21 Wins 15 Losses Knights of Columbus 18 Wins 18 Losses Next Frame 14 Wins 22 Losses O'Bar 13 Wins 23 Losses The...

 

Northwestern women's golf team finishes fall at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate

LAWTON, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team competed in the final round of their final fall event Tuesday as they shot a 338 at the 2019 Oklahoma Intercollegiate at the Lawton Country Club Golf Course. Samantha Friday put toge...

 
 By Ted Harbin    Sports    October 18, 2019

Musell, Anderson find victory lane

ALVA, Okla. – Both breakaway roper Taylor Munsell and steer wrestler Bridger Anderson got a big taste of what it means to be a champion this past summer when they left the College National Finals Rodeo as national champions. They not only want to...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    October 18, 2019

Northwestern golf team finishes at MSU Invitational

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Northwestern Oklahoma State's men's golf team wrapped up the third round of the Midwestern State Invitational on Tuesday, finishing with a total score of 312-309-306—927. Tyler Berryhill led the way for the Rangers...

 

Random Thoughts

Back when the United States was a collection of British colonies, punishment for violators of the law was often harsh. But unless someone committed a terrible crime, punishment often did not mean time...

 

Retirement savings

An article in AARP Magazine by Allan Roth is labeled “Saving for Retirement May be Wrong.” It certainly got my attention and here is his rationale. The first statement is so true: “Wealth is...

 

VIRGINIA SCHWERDTFEGER

Visitation for Virginia Schwerdtfeger with family present will be Sunday, October 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Monday, October 21, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Capron, Oklahoma....

 

Upcoming events at Burlington schools

Oct. 28 – School picture re-takes, all organizations, basketball and cheer Oct. 29–31 – Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 29 – Crazy Hair and Socks, Oct. 30 – Red Hat or Bow, Oct. 31 – Halloween Costumes) Nov. 2 – Robotics Game Day, NWOSU Nov. 4...

 

Burlington School News: Buy a hoodie and support the junior class

Burlington’s junior class is offering the opportunity to purchase Burlington hoodies to show purple pride and support the junior class. The hoodies are 100% polyester and come in Burlington purple with a front pocket and optional personalization...

 

Freshman FFA members compete at Greenhand Night

Burlington FFA hosted their annual Greenhand Night on Monday, Oct. 14. To begin the evening, opening ceremonies were conducted by the Burlington FFA opening ceremonies team. Throughout the evening,...

 

New counselor comes back home

Burlington Schools welcomes Kathy Nelson as the new counselor this year. Nelson has been in education for over 30 years, most recently as a high school English teacher at Justice Alma Wilson Seeworth... Full story

 

New Burlington coach passionate about basketball

Jade Jones, the new Lady Elks head basketball coach, is very excited and ready to begin her first year of coaching. When asked how she was adjusting to her first job as a coach, she replied, "It's... Full story

 
 By Chris Peffly    Local    October 18, 2019

Chef Bill visits Burlington School

On Oct. 2, Chef Bill Harris came to Burlington schools during lunch. Harris is a part of the Oklahoma Cooking for Kids program to help create healthy menus and lunchroom environments. Harris made...

 

Burlington holds See You at the Pole

The Burlington students, staff and community gathered together at the flag pole before school to sing songs, share a devotional, and pray together for their annual See You at the Pole event. The...

 

Consumer science classes construct cancer care bags

Burlington students have been making cancer care bags during their Family and Consumer Science (FACS) classes. FACS teacher Judy Elliott has been having her two classes cut, pin and fold the fabric... Full story

 

5 Northwestern education seniors awarded Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship

Five Northwestern Oklahoma State University seniors were awarded the Guthrie Scottish Rite Scholarship given by the Guthrie Scottish Rite Charitable and Educational Foundation. Those awarded this...

 

Airport Commission discusses turf runway, security

The Alva Airport Commission meeting Tuesday was dominated by discussions on building security and the turf runway. The only vote taken was to approve the minutes of the September meeting. Airport Manager Greg Robison reported the sale of 2,939.10 gal... Full story

 

FAA to test whether packed planes affect evacuation time

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The size of your seat and how much legroom you'll get on a future flight could be decided by 720 Oklahomans taking part in a first-of-its-kind test to determine if jam-packed planes slow emergency evacuations. Frequent flyers...

 

Kim Kardashian urges clemency for Oklahoma death row inmate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kim Kardashian West has joined a chorus of voices calling for clemency for a black man on Oklahoma's death row who has exhausted his appeals, arguing that a racist juror tainted the outcome of his 2002 trial. Julius Jones was...

 
 By John Raby    Sports    October 18, 2019

Rhule, Hurts, Brooks top Big 12 honors at season's midpoint

No. 5 Oklahoma keeps rolling behind yet another star transfer quarterback, although the Sooners are not the only team to claim a stake for Big 12 supremacy so far in 2019. No. 18 Baylor, behind a stout defense, has made huge strides under third-year...

 

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