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Life skills boot camp/basic car maintenance to take place on Oct. 28

The Woods County OSU Extension Office, in partnership with the Alva Public Library, will host a basic car maintenance workshop on Monday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. Please contact the Woods County OSU Extension Office by 12 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, to reserve...

 

AMS students learn about prevention of underage drinking and enjoy trip to Menagerie

Woods County Coalition and Northwest Center for Behavioral Health provided an event to the Alva Middle School students aimed at the prevention of underage drinking. Sarah Sherman LPC LADC and Charita...

 

Artist-in-Residence to present talk, mixed media workshop Oct. 30

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Fine Arts department will play host to an artist's talk and collage/mixed media workshop on Oct. 30 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Jesse Dunn art annex, room 324,...

 

Fourth annual 'Compassion in Action Dignity Drive' underway

The Northwestern Oklahoma State University chapter of the Social Workers Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) organization and Psychology club are accepting donations for personal hygiene products as part of the “Compassion in Action Dignity Drive” at...

 

Baseball

As I listen to the World Series, Nationals vs. Astros, with the score tied, I think back to the excitement generated in those contests I remember as a youth. The games took place during school hours... Full story

 

Random Thoughts Mr. President! Mr. President!

Have you ever noticed that when people ask the president of the United States a question or greet him, they always refer to him as “Mr. President?” There is actually a story as to how the...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Oct. 22

Dilly Dilly 27 ½ Wins 12 ½ Losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 23 ½ Wins 16 ½ Loss Marshall's Oldtimers 23 Wins 17 Losses Knights of Columbus 22 Wins 18 Losses Rollin Good Times 21 Wins 19 Losses Next Frame 17 Wins 23 Losses O'Bar 16 Wins 24 Losses The...

 

Rangers drop heartbreaker 3-2

Alva, Okla.– Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers soccer team dropped a heartbreaking game to Southwestern Tuesday evening 3-2 ending their two-game win streak. Southwestern started the game fast, gaining early control of the ball. After...

 

Rangers drop tough battle to Thunderwolves

PUEBLO, Colo.– Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers volleyball dropped a tough loss against out-of-conference opponent Colorado State University-Pueblo Tuesday evening. The match started and ended in CSU-Pueblo's favor, with the Rangers...

 

Ranger women picked to finish 8th in preseason poll

RUSSELVILLE, Ark. – The 2019 Ranger Women's Basketball season opens on Friday, Nov. 8, during the MIAA/GAC Challenge. With that being said the annual preseason poll was released earlier this afternoon. Northwestern Oklahoma State comes in...

 

Spiritually Speaking Conflict and context in first-century christology – and Knedler on being concise

Many of you remember Dr. Mike Knedler. He was a great asset to NWOSU for more than three decades. He then lost his mind and moved to Edmond. There’s just no telling what some people will do. During his tenure as head of the humanities department,... Full story

 

Made a public spectacle

Colossians 2:9-15 Today, I’m going to get a bit deep, but I trust you to follow along as you are very smart (this is an ancient rhetorical device we call shamelessly flattering the reader). I want...

 

Church Calendar

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... Full story

 

Local families make global impact through Operation Christmas Child

• Alva drop-off Nov. 18-25 ALVA – The First Baptist Church in Alva will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's...

 

Alva's Zion Lutheran is on a new Foote

Since Zion Lutheran's pastor Aaron Wagner has answered a call to a church in Salina, Kansas, Rev. Randy Foote has come to Alva to act as interim pastor at Zion Lutheran while the church works through...

 

First Christian to hold 125th Anniversary celebration this weekend

Way back in 1894, the year after the opening of the Cherokee Strip in 1893, a group of earnest Christians joined to form Alva's First Christian Church (FCC). FCC will celebrate its 125th anniversary...

 

Woods County 4-H Delegates attend West District 4-H Action Conference

Ten Woods County 4-H members attended West Action Conference (WAC) in Midwest City last week. Members in attendance were, Thomas Mathes, Hunter Durkee, Kooper Rich, Austin Rankin, Gavin Cook, Kennedy...

 

Alva swimming pool task force to be appointed next month

Monday night, Alva Mayor Kelly Parker said only six people have filled out forms to be members of the Alva swimming pool task force. He did say those applying represent a diverse group. He’s going to wait one more month for applications. Those...

 

AMS Students of the Month

The teachers at Alva Middle School have selected Andrea Rosas and Daxton Williams, eighth grade; Jansen Shirley and Trenton Clepper, seventh grade; and Madeline Ryerson and Felipe Arizmendi, sixth...

 

NWOSU Golf ends season at Battle for the Belt

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State's golf team opened match play for the Battle for the Belt at the Hot Springs Country Club on Monday. Round One: Winona State Parker Rehorn led the way for the Rangers in the opening round of the...

 

No. 23 Iowa State seeks 4th straight win vs. Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State (4-3, 1-3 Big 12) at No. 23 Iowa State (5-2, 3-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Iowa State by 10 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 31-19-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Iowa State is seeking its sixth straight win at home over a...

 

No. 5 Oklahoma carry road win streak into Kansas State

No. 5 Oklahoma (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) at Kansas State (4-2, 1-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 24. Series record: Oklahoma leads 76-19-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma will try to keep its College Football Playoff hopes alive with a trip t...

 
 By John Coon    Sports    October 25, 2019

Mitchell has 32 and 12, leads Jazz over Thunder 100-95

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Soon as Donovan Mitchell started imposing his will on both ends of the court in the fourth quarter, there was nothing anybody could do to stop him. Mitchell's all-around performance Wednesday night led the Utah Jazz to a...

 

Rating agency upgrades Oklahoma's economic outlook

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One of the nation's top rating agencies is upgrading the state's economic outlook from "stable" to "positive" due in large part to the 2018 passage of tax hikes that have resulted in budget surpluses and increased reserves....

 

Oklahoma judge denies new sentencing request in slaying

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A Cleveland County judge has denied a request for a new sentencing hearing by a man serving life in prison without parole for a fatal stabbing that was committed when he was 17. The Norman Transcript reports that Judge Thad...

 

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