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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.;...

 

Scary words

Fall has arrived. The cold is coming and the leaves are starting to turn. Soon we will all be raking the yards. Fall brings a lot of different experiences, football, hayrides and, of course, pumpkin...

 

Waiting for written opinions

MEDICINE LODGE, Kansas (AP) — A judge is waiting for written opinions before deciding whether there is sufficient evidence for a Kansas undersheriff to be tried for involuntary manslaughter for fatally shot a man with a beanbag round. KWCH-TV...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 26, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

One would think that ministers should be among the most optimistic folks on the planet. However, from time to time, we suffer from the same disappointments and misgivings as everyone else. In the process of our ministries, we often have the chance...

 

Tuesday's Election: All the information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the Nov. 6 general election, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches. • Early voting will be available...

 

Students encouraged to participate in Ranger Research Day Nov. 16

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Alva campus will hold the 13th annual Ranger Research Day on Friday, Nov. 16, in the Student Center Ballroom. Students will have the opportunity to display, share and discuss their research with peers, profe...

 

Poverty

“Ebola (virus) reminds us again that a health crisis anywhere is a health crisis everywhere.” – Sue Desmond, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The war on worldwide poverty and famine...

 

Random Thoughts

As we noted last week, ten amendments were added to the U.S. Constitution in 1791. These additional provisions put limits on what the national government could do. For example, the first amendment...

 

Northwestern choirs to perform 'Haunted Harmonies' Oct. 30

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Fine Arts will present “Haunted Harmonies,” featuring the Northwestern Choirs, Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Admission is free, and the audience is encouraged to dress...

 

Fight against prison contraband continues

OKLAHOMA CITY – Cellphones and illicit drugs have become a lethal combination in our state prisons. Both infiltrate prison walls at alarming rates, threatening the safety of correctional officers, inmates and the public. Inmates use cellphones in...

 

Helena man dies of injuries from wreck

A Helena man has died of injuries received in a Tuesday, Oct. 16, two-vehicle collision. The wreck occurred at 10:15 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 640 and County Road Cimarron in Alfalfa County. The location is one mile west and two miles...

 

Where to find Halloween fun

Halloween fun is just around the corner, and local folks have lots to choose from. Whether you're looking for tricks, treats, and scary fun nearby in hay mazes and pumpkin patches, or if you're more... Full story

 

Casement becomes program's first GAC Golfer of the Week

Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's golfer Brittani Casement was honored by the Great American Conference for her play this week as she was named the conference's Women's Golfer of the Week...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    October 26, 2018

Crimson Storm visits Northwestern on Senior Day

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University football will honor its seniors Saturday afternoon when the Rangers host Southern Nazarene at 2 p.m. at Ranger Field. Northwestern will recognize 14 Ranger seniors prior to the contest as they...

 

Casement ties school record in Top 5 finish; Lady Rangers finish 10th

Senior golfer Brittani Casement had a career showing for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s golf team this week as she closed the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Tournament with a fifth place finish on Tuesday. Already holding on to the to...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Oct. 23

Pony Boys – 27 wins, 0 losses Schuesslers – 24 wins, 12 losses Marshall's Old Timers – 23 wins, 13 losses Rollin Good Times – 22 wins, 14 losses Ten Pin Old Men – 16 wins, 20 losses Knights of Columbus – 15 wins, 21 losses Men/Individual...

 

Women's Soccer: Lady Eagles fall at Lubbock Christian

LUBBOCK, Texas (Oct. 25, 2018) – Lubbock Christian (Texas) scored twice in the first nine minutes and eventually downed Oklahoma Christian 6-0 on Thursday afternoon at the LCU Soccer Field. Lubbock Christian (9-8, 8-5 Heartland Conference)...

 

Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting his 61-year-old dad

PERKINS, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting his father has been charged with manslaughter. Payne County District Court records indicate 36-year-old Jerry Ray Craine was charged Wednesday with first-degree manslaughter in the...

 

No. 6 Texas takes 6-game winning streak to Oklahoma State

No. 6 Texas (6-1, 4-0 Big 12) at Oklahoma State (4-3, 1-3), 8 p.m. ET (ABC) Line: Texas by 3½. Series record: Texas 24-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Riding a six-game winning streak that includes a victory over No. 8 Oklahoma, Texas is aiming for a spot in...

 

No. 8 Oklahoma tries to maintain momentum vs. Kansas State

Kansas State (3-4, 1-3 Big 12) at No. 8 Oklahoma (6-1, 3-1), 3:30 ET (Fox). Line: Oklahoma by 24½. Series record: Oklahoma leads 75-19-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma bounced back from its loss to Texas with a rousing 52-27 win over TCU last week. The...

 

Cherokee students can wear ceremonial feathers to graduation

VIAN, Okla. (AP) — A northeastern Oklahoma school district has reversed its graduation dress code policy to allow Cherokee students to wear eagle feathers at the ceremonies, after the state suggested a ban restricts religious freedom. Federal law r...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    October 26, 2018

Oklahoma opens post-Trae Young era with new faces

The Trae Young era has come and gone at Oklahoma, leaving a big hole for the Sooners to fill. It will likely be a group effort. As a freshman last season, Young became the first player to lead the nation in scoring and assists in a season and he is...

 

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