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Burlington School News: 4-H Fall Fest

The Burlington 4-H held the second-annual Fall Fest on Oct. 12 at the town park. The 4-H members helped set up many fun activities such as face painting, bean bag toss, pumpkin drawing, bowling and...

 
 By Anna Motycka    Local    October 19, 2018

Burlington School News: Red Ribbon Week

Students at Burlington recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week, a national prevention awareness campaign for alcohol, tobacco, drugs and violence. Each day had a designated theme for everyone to dress up...

 
 By Lauren Lagos    Local    October 19, 2018

Burlington School News: students well fed

Students like to eat. Whether a student is well fed can affect their academic performance. At Burlington Schools, students have the opportunity to eat and enjoy two meals a day thanks to the awesome...

 

Burlington School News: FFA Greenhands present their skills and knowledge at Greenhand Night

The Burlington FFA held its annual Greenhand Night on Monday, Oct. 15, highlighting their freshman members or "greenhands." Greenhands is a familiar term in the world of FFA referring to members with...

 

Burlington School News: Kool kindergarteners

This year the Burlington kindergarten class has had an awesome start to the 2018-2019 school year. With only ten in the class and a new teacher, Mrs. Sims, the class of 2031 is fun and outgoing. They...

 

Burlington School News: See You at the Pole

On Sept. 26 student of all ages, faculty and people from the community gathered around the flag pole in front of the Burlington Public School for See You at the Pole, a global day of prayer. FCA...

 

Upcoming activities at Burlington Schools

Oct. 29 – Picture Re-take Day. Organizations will be photographed as well, including Robotics, FCA, STUCO, yearbook, 4-H, cheer and all basketball teams. Oct. 29–Nov. 2 – Homecoming Spirit Week Nov. 2 – 6 p.m., Basketball Homecoming...

 

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 Darin Kearns    Local    October 19, 2018

Was it worth it?

Hebrews 12:15 (NLT): “Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many.” Fairly close to the middle of the book of Genesis, we lea...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 19, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

We have entered that time of year that my Pop might have called “good sleeping weather.” I’m not a fan of severely cold conditions but crisp mornings and cool nights will do just fine. The change in the temperature also reminds us that it’s...

 

Deer hits

I like cars and deer, but they don’t mix. In many years of driving, I’ve only hit one deer but during mating season and hunting season, they are on the move, putting them and you in harm’s way...

 

Lots of Noodles

Seventy people spent Sunday afternoon and evening, Oct. 14, at Zion Lutheran Church making noodles for their 36th Annual Chicken Noodle Supper. They purchased 220 dozen eggs and 1,300 pounds of flour...

 

Alva City Office to close at noon Friday

The Alva City Office will be closing at noon today for electrical work. The office is expected to be open again for regular hours on Monday, provided the electrical work is finished over the weekend. City Business Manager Joe Don Dunham said a pre-co... Full story

 

Alva tourism committee approves funding requests

The Alva Tourism and Convention Committee heard three requests for funding Wednesday night during their regularly scheduled meeting, starting with the Alva Chamber of Commerce and Northwest Oklahoma Visitor’s Center secretary salary. Alva’s... Full story

 

Rangers football team ready for No. 23/24 Harding on Saturday

*Coming off its second win in as many weeks, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University football team heads to the state of Arkansas Saturday afternoon for a showdown with nationally ranked Harding. Kickoff in Searcy, Arkansas, is scheduled for 2...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    October 19, 2018

Lady Rangers Basketball picked 10th in GAC preseason poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – When the Great American Conference released its women’s basketball preseason coaches poll Wednesday afternoon, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Lady Rangers were listed to finish the upcoming regular season in the...

 

Miss Northwestern, Outstanding Teen to be crowned Oct. 28

Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University Macie Malone and Miss Northwestern's Outstanding Teen Carli Seabolt will pass on their crowns Sunday, Oct. 28, to the two women who will be chosen to...

 

Basketball: Savage Storm Men Second in GAC Preseason Poll

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern men's basketball opens the 2018-19 season with its highest preseason ranking since joining the Great American Conference after being picked second in the league's preseason poll released on Thursday. The Savage Storm...

 

Women's Soccer: SNU scores three times in second half to come from behind and defeat ECU 3-1 in Ada

ADA, Okla. — After falling behind 1-0 at halftime, Southern Nazarene scored three goals in the second half to come from behind and defeat East Central 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon. The three scores in the final period are a season-high for the Crimson...

 

VP Mike Pence campaigns for GOP's Kevin Stitt for governor

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence headlined a campaign rally for Republican Kevin Stitt as they worked to keep the Oklahoma governor's office in GOP hands. In an address to Stitt supporters at the Mabee Center at Oral Roberts...

 

Oklahoma trooper charged with running plates to harass women

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Misdemeanor charges have been filed against an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper accused of using state records to harass women. Cleveland County court records indicate 40-year-old Rodney Lynn Rideaux was charged Wednesday with...

 

Oklahoma police officer accused of sexually assaulting women

MCLOUD, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma police officer is accused of sexually assaulting at least five women while he was on duty and in uniform. Justin Rahlf, who resigned Sept. 21 after several years with the McLoud Police Department, was booked into...

 

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money to...

 

2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas water park workers were acquitted Thursday of impeding an investigation into the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated while on a ride that had been billed as the world's tallest waterslide. David H...

 

Iconic Dodge City moves its only polling place outside town

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Access to the ballot box in November will be more difficult for some people in Dodge City, where Hispanics now make up 60 percent of its population and have remade an iconic Wild West town that once was the destination of...

 

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