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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.;...

 

Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about love recently. Last week the lectionary text was Matthew 22:34-46, where Jesus teaches that the greatest commandment is to love God with all our heart, soul and mind, and that the second is like it, to love our...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    November 3, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Perhaps you’re familiar with the untimely death of John the Baptist, but for the sake of this article, please allow me to remind you. John the Baptist was not the sort of fellow to pull his punches. No matter the circumstances, John was willing to...

 

Voter registration deadline is Nov. 17

Friday, Nov. 17, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Dec. 12 Special Republican Senate Primary, Woods County Election Board Secretary Sandra Koehn said today. United States citizens who are residents...

 

Change clocks Sunday

Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends Sunday. Oklahoma and most other states will revert to standard time. That means you’ll be able to stay in bed an hour longer Sunday morning because you will turn your clock back one hour Saturday evening. The time...

 

Holiday sneak peek offered during First Friday Art Walk

Thanksgiving is a few weeks away and Christmas follows soon after. It’s time to start looking for gift ideas. With this in mind, downtown Alva retail stores are providing a sneak peek for shoppers during the First Friday Art Walk tonight. Numerous...

 

Home horticulture meetings scheduled in November

Home gardeners that want to improve their flower beds and home landscapes are welcome to attend the Woods County Home Horticulture and Landscape Design seminars to be held in November. The first meeting will be held on Nov. 7 at Northwest Technology...

 

Northwestern Foundation teams up with SWOSU Foundation for #GivingTuesday campaign

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association kicks off another holiday season by participating in the global #GivingTuesday movement, but this year they prepare for a little twist. This November, Northwestern Oklahoma State University will...

 

EMILY ELAINE CUNNINGHAM

Funeral services for Emily Elaine Cunningham will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Alva Municipal...

 

Lies

Time magazine featured an article on why you shouldn’t punish your children for lying! It certainly is a sad state of affairs when we hear lies over and over again with the perpetrators unwilling...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

When I decided I’d run for office, I did so because I believed Oklahomans deserved better schools, better jobs, and better economic projections. When I took the oath of office last year, I was excited about the opportunity to impact our state....

 

Random Thoughts

The late 19th century was a time of great growth and expansion in the United States. Our population more than doubled, additional states came into the Union, and new businesses and industries led to...

 

Goldbugs play at Newkirk tonight

The Alva Goldbugs travel to Newkirk tonight for the final game of the regular season. Game time is 7 p.m. The Newkirk Tigers are 2-3 in district play and 4-5 overall. The Tigers lost to Hennessey 29-14 last week. They are ranked at fifth place in...

 

Rangers to play host to Oklahoma Baptist Saturday

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State football is finally back under the lights of Ranger Field this weekend for the first time in three weeks. This Saturday they will be hosting the Bison of Oklahoma Baptist at 2 p.m. The Rangers have had a...

 

Rangers take home the hardware in home event

WOODWARD, Okla. – Both Northwestern Oklahoma golf programs garnered a combined three individual honors and a team honor in their home tournament at the 2017 Ranger Invite. The men's “Black” team of Cole Ward, Parker Rehorn, Tyler Berryhill,...

 

Ranger men open season with exhibition at the University of Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University men's basketball took on the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane in a pre-season exhibition game on Monday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla. and kept pace with the American...

 

Three Rangers earn all-conference accolades

ALVA, Okla. – After matching the program record for wins in conference play within the Great American Conference with four, three Northwestern Oklahoma State women's soccer players have garnered post-season recognition for their performances....

 

Savage Storm too much for Rangers

DURANT, Okla. – In a Tuesday night matchup in the Great American Conference, the Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team traveled to Durant to take on Southeastern Oklahoma State where the Savage Storm prevailed over the Rangers in straight...

 

Alva Robotics Team qualifies for regional competition

The Alva Robotics team Technic Gold competed in the Crossfire Heartland BEST competition on Saturday, Oct. 28. The second-year team was thrilled with the results: they placed seventh in the...

 

Music, mercy, grace and love

From the age of 4, Darin Kearns – the new pastor at Alva Friends Church – has found ways to express the music in his soul. As a youngster, that was largely through his drumset, which he played...

 

Rangers dominant at home

ALVA, Okla. – Stockton Graves likes what he sees in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University rodeo team. "Both the men and the women are doing outstanding," said Graves, who witnessed the Rangers...

 

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