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Burlington 4-H fall festival

The Burlington school 4-H organization put on an event for the community at the Burlington Purple Park. The 4-H members hosted a dinner with dessert and a movie and other fun activities, all for...

 
 By Devon Perez    Local    October 27, 2017

Helping out with cancer bags

Some students at Burlington school are helping make cancer care bags for cancer patients and people who are newly diagnosed with cancer. Mrs. Elliott's junior high and high school family and consumer...

 
 By Drake Peffly    Local    October 27, 2017

Basketball kicks off for Burlington

Burlington basketball has kicked off for the year for both the Elks and Lady Elks. The Lady Elks have had three scrimmages so far. Coach Kirsten Pruett said the team did not engage as much as she...

 

Burlington School Fall Fun

On Oct. 17, the Burlington elementary students went to Alva to enjoy some fall fun the last day before fall break. They spent the afternoon at The Menagerie petting zoo, hay maze and the pumpkin...

 

Burlington Greenhand Night

The Burlington Greenhand Night was held Monday, Oct. 16. In order to receive the Greenhand Degree, the freshman in FFA must have satisfactory plans for a Supervised Agricultural Experience Program...

 

Jazzy Jazmine

Jazmine Calista Vest was born on June 26, 2000, in Wichita, Kansas. She is the 17-year-old daughter of Mike and Cathy Vest. Jazmine has one older brother, George. In her free time, Vest likes to read...

 
 By Jazmine Vest    Local    October 27, 2017

Knowing and growing kindergarteners

This year at Burlington we have eight fun kindergarteners who love to learn with their teacher, Mrs. Nicole Kern, and their teacher aide, Mrs. Tish Wade. The kids are looking forward to learning how...

 

Burlington students participate in Red Ribbon Week

On Oct. 23 – 27, Burlington school celebrated Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign that encourages students to remain drug free. The Burlington students signed Red Ribbon Pledge...

 

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 John Clapp    Local    October 27, 2017

Scary words

Fall has arrived in full force. The cold is now here 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 spice on everything. Soon...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    October 27, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

The 2017 edition of Warmth for Winter has begun in earnest! Each day, we find more bags and boxes filled with warm winter clothing, quilts, shoes and ... well ... other stuff. And by “other stuff” I don’t mean the crown jewels of merry old...

 

Oklahoma youth invited to enter State's 2018 Aviation Art Contest

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is inviting Oklahoma youth from ages six to 17 to participate in the state’s 2018 International Aviation Art Contest. The art contest encourages students to reflect on aviation by having them...

 

Share Medical works toward Critical Access status

The Alva Hospital Authority met Tuesday night and CEO Kandice Allen told the board members the staff is working very hard at getting all documentation and hospital records in perfect condition before examiners show up to assess the critical care acce...

 

Joint announcement of merger and reorganization

Alva and Kiowa, Kansas — Grace Investment Company Inc. has announced the merger of two of its wholly owned banks. The merger of First State Bank of Kiowa, Kansas, into Alva State Bank & Trust Company will result in each bank doing business from...

 

DOROTHY MAY (CHANCE) MEIER

Graveside services for Dorothy May (Chance) Meier will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery with Rev. Bob Brown officiating. Interment is under the direction of...

 

Alzheimers

“A mind strong and clear and the body in good health is a duty.” –Buddha. As the population ages, disease of the mind comes to the forefront as a great concern. Alzheimer’s Disease, the most...

 

Random Thoughts

In the late 19th century, most people who lived on the Great Plains were Republicans. This was so for several reasons. Most of these settlers had migrated to the area from northern states or directly...

 

Northwestern looking to end 2-game slide at Southern Nazarene

BETHANY, Okla. – For the second straight week, the Northwestern Oklahoma State football team is on the road. The Rangers are traveling to Bethany to take on Southern Nazarene who have not taken down the Black and Red on the field, but have one win...

 

Rangers wrap up play at HSU invite

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's golf team battled back after a rough opening round of 355 and posted a respectable round of 330 to wrap up the first day of competition in the 2017 Henderson State Fall Classic. Senior...

 

Kylee Wallace named Goalkeeper of the Week

ALVA, Okla. – In just her second appearance in goal this season, Northwestern Oklahoma State goalkeeper Kylee Wallace earned Great American Conference Goalkeeper of the Week honors following a 1-0...

 

AHS students Duncan, Parsons state finalists for Wendy's High School Heisman

Wendy's has recognized Alva High School's Callie Duncan (school winner) and Max Parsons (school winner and state finalist) as high character student-athletes who have displayed excellence and...

 

Ladybugs compete in state cross country

This past weekend the Ladybug cross country team competed in the state cross country meet. The ladybugs placed fifth overall as a team. RayRay Bell finished with a gold medal in fifth place, running...

 

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