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Tuesday night bowling standings as of Oct. 29

Dilly Dilly 30 ½ Wins 13 ½ Losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 26 ½ Wins 17 ½ Loss Marshall's Oldtimers 25 Wins 19 Losses Knights of Columbus 23 Wins 21 Losses Rollin Good Times 23 Wins 21 Losses Next Frame 18 Wins 26 Losses O'Bar 17 Wins 27 Losses The...

 

Chronic pain

Chronic pain: pain lasting longer than 12 weeks. Lance Frazer addresses the problem in his article in Legion Magazine. We’ve seen the lawsuit, heard the verdict, and accept the proof that opioid...

 

Random Thoughts Adding a new state – part 1

When the British colonies won the American Revolution, they created the “United States of America” with 13 states. As everyone surely knows, we now have 50 states. How did we get from 13 to 50? We...

 

LOLA MAE SMITH

Visitation with family will be Friday, November 1, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Assembly of God...

 

BILLY RAY HENSON

Billy Ray Henson, age 72, of Newton, Kansas, died Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Newton Medical Center in Newton, Kansas. He was born April 1, 1947, in Seymour, Missouri, the son of Hiram and Alta (Henry) Henson. Billy moved to Ulysses, Kansas, with...

 

Northwestern's Ranger Preview set for Nov. 16

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Ranger Preview event for high school seniors will kick off Saturday, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. in Percefull Fieldhouse on the Northwestern-Alva campus. Any high school senior who attends Ranger Preview is...

 

Northwestern Homecoming was an all-around success; Homecoming 2020 date set

Hundreds gathered around the downtown square on Saturday, Oct. 26, for Northwestern Oklahoma State University's annual Homecoming parade, then headed to Ranger Field to watch the massed bands...

 

Alva 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...

 

Your worst enemy

What do you consider your worst enemy? You may say, “Do I have to choose one?” Maybe you have many worst “enemies.” We may wake up in the morning thinking about the worst enemy we will face...

 

Spiritually Speaking A closer look at Hebrews

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, “If you don’t understand the context, you don’t understand the scripture.” Like every other passage in our English Bibles, the letter to the Hebrews did not spring forth fully grown from...

 

Museum is haunted this weekend

The Cherokee Strip Museum on 14th Street in Alva is known for programs that bring history to life. This weekend, the museum is presenting “Our Haunted History.” The tours feature local legends, historical hauntings and supernatural stories from...

 

Enjoy a visual feast during tonight's First Friday Artwalk

Art, music and a book signing are featured during tonight's First Friday Artwalk in Alva from 6 to 8 p.m. The Graceful Arts Gallery exhibit for November is titled "Gateways" and features Angela Muller...

 

Washington Halloween

This little mermaid,Taylor Byers, enjoys a cupcake during her class Halloween party at Washington ECC Thursday afternoon. Friends Averyanna Hayes and Devyn Johnson pose for a picture together...

 

Miss. Oklahoma, Addison Price spoke at Lincoln Elementary School

On Oct. 25, Miss Oklahoma Addison Price spoke with Lincoln Elementary students and faculty about overcoming obstacles and making wise choices. Her presentation was designed to inspire students to set...

 

AHS One-Act receives awards

The AHS One-Act team was named Class 4A State Runner Up and had two students, Delaney Lambert and Emily Barton, named to the all-state cast list as well as two other students, Brickman Bradt and...

 

Fall Back

Be sure to turn your clock back early Sunday Morning....

 

Northwestern's Blanton places fourth at GAC Championship

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State's Garrison Blanton turned in the Rangers' best finish in their NCAA Division II era at the Great American Conference Championship Saturday at the Ouachita Baptist Trails. Blanton placed fourth at the...

 

Miller earns second GAC defensive player accolade

ALVA, Okla.– Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball continues to build on their 2019 season campaign as they improved their record to 18-9 overall, with a Great American Conference record of 8-3. This officially puts the Rangers in...

 

Rangers capture ninth at GAC Championship

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University's women's cross country takes ninth overall in the Great American Conference championship meet in Saturday mornings race at the Ouachita Baptist Trails in Arkadelphia. The team finished...

 

No. 22 K-State, Kansas meet off wins in Sunflower Showdown

No. 22 Kansas State (5-2, 2-2 Big 12) at Kansas (3-5, 1-4), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Kansas State by 5 1/2. Series record: Kansas leads 64-47-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Kansas State is trying to build on a startling upset of then-No. 5...

 

October losses by top teams leave Big 12 in chaos

In August, Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa State were the talk of the Big 12 Conference. The Sooners, Longhorns and Cyclones all head into November looking to use bye weeks to bounce back from crushing defeats. Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) dropped five spots...

 

American Airlines to hire 165 at Tulsa maintenance base

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — American Airlines says it plans to hire 165 new aviation maintenance technicians and support staff at its aircraft maintenance facility in Tulsa. The Tulsa World reports the new workers will be primarily Federal Aviation...

 

Oklahoma court upholds convictions in 2 murder cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld convictions in two murder cases, including that of a man convicted of killing his adopted 7-year-old son who was also his nephew. The court on Thursday rejected the appeal of...

 

Rig's driver fled in stolen truck after crash that killed 2

HICKOK, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a tractor-trailer driver who is suspected of causing a rural Kansas crash that killed two people from Oklahoma and then fleeing in the vehicle of a motorist who stopped to help. The Kansas Highway...

 

Wichita State University names Jay Golden as next president

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A vice chancellor at East Carolina University experienced in building research campuses will become the new president of Wichita State University. The Kansas Board of Regents announced Thursday that Jay Golden will assume the...

 

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