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Religious services and events

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...

 

A double-edged sword

I grew up hearing the term “double-edged sword” but wasn’t 100% sure what it meant. I knew that there was a scripture (Hebrews 4:12) that compared the Word of God to a double-edged sword, but...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    November 5, 2021

Let's read the Bible

We will go back to the Old Testament and read the first 24 chapters of Ezekiel this week. Ezekiel was a prophet who lived about the same time as Jeremiah and gave many of the same warnings to the Israelites. Ezekiel speaks the Words of God, and also...

 

Fall back this weekend as DST ends

Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 a.m. Clocks will be set back one hour, giving us more daylight in the dark autumn and winter mornings. It's "fall back" time so set your clock...

 

Sixth annual 'Compassion in Action Dignity Drive' underway

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

 

EARLINE ENETTE WEST LARSON

The funeral service for Earline Larson will be 10 a.m. Monday, November 8, 2021, at the Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Tim Roggow officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall...

 

Archaeology

Archaeology: as old as the plundering of Egyptian Tombs and as modern as dumpster diving. I still recall the wonder of viewing the breast plate of King Tutankhamen at a display in Dallas over 20...

 

Random Thoughts

As we saw last week, former presidents Martin Van Buren (in 1844) and Ulysses S. Grant (in 1880) tried unsuccessfully to gain the nomination of their respective parties for a return to the Oval...

 

Allen earns Goalkeeper of the Week for second time

ALVA, Okla. – For the fifth time this season a Northwestern Ranger has been recognized as player of the week by the Great American Conference. Senior goalkeeper Reagan Allen has been selected for...

 

Woods County Covid-19 numbers drop by 16

The number of active cases of Covid-19 has dropped by 16 in Woods County this week, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). In the weekly report issued Wednesday, the OSDH shows... Full story

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 2

Team Standings Rollin' Good Times 29 Wins 15 Losses Knights of Columbus 26 Wins 18 Losses Dilly Dilly 25 Wins 19 Losses O'Bar 24 Wins 20 Losses The Bowl Movements 23 Wins 21 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 18 Wins 26 Losses Next Frame 16 ½ Wins 27 ...

 

Northwestern volleyball falls Tuesday to Southern Nazarene

ALVA, Okla. – The Rangers returned home for a match against Southern Nazarene Tuesday evening. The Crimson Storm used a strong back end of Set 1 to gain momentum to win the first set and later carry into sets 2 and 3 for a 3-0 match win over the...

 

Rangers tie clinches first ever GAC Tournament soccer berth

Alva, Okla. – The Northwestern Rangers hosted the Tigers of Ouachita Baptist on Saturday morning for Senior Day. The Red-and-Black tied the Tigers 1-1 at the end of double overtime resulting in a first-ever clinching in the GAC tournament. The Rang...

 

Crouch chosen as interim president at Southwestern College

Southwestern College has chosen as interim president to begin service in January when President Brad Andrews departs for a new position as president at Brevard College in North Carolina. The...

 

Seabolt crowned Miss Northwestern 2022; Dierlam takes home Outstanding Teen Title

Carli Seabolt of Alva was named Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2022 during the annual Miss Northwestern competition on Sunday, Oct. 31. Ella Dierlam was crowned Miss Northwestern's...

 

5 teachers fired after mask refusal sue school district

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Five Oklahoma City teachers who were fired after refusing to wear masks have added wrongful termination to their pending lawsuit against the school district. The Oklahoma City Public Schools district board voted unanimously...

 

Man sentenced for bystander's death during police chase

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison after a police chase that led to the death of another driver. Brandon Keith Jordan was sentenced Friday for the death of 69-year-old Dennis Affolter of Topeka. Shawnee County...

 

Kansas governor more forceful against COVID vaccine mandates

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly grew more forceful Friday in opposing President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandates, saying it's "too late" in the coronavirus pandemic to impose them after Kansas and other states tailored...

 

Man gets 30 years in prison in fatal 2020 stabbing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for killing a man last year. A judge on Thursday sentenced 39-year-old Jeremy Shuflat, who pleaded guilty in September to second-degree murder and kidnapping. He...

 

EXPLAINER: Rodgers and how the NFL's COVID-19 protocols work

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will miss Sunday's game at Kansas City after being placed in the NFL's COVID-19 protocol. Because he is considered unvaccinated, he must stay isolated for at least 10 days. Here's an explanation of the NFL'...

 

30 years later, detectives take new look at I-70 killings

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A series of killings that happened nearly three decades ago throughout the Midwest and largely along Interstate 70 is getting a new look. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that detectives and federal agents from Raytown,...

 

Women charged after man's body found in illegal dumping area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two women face charges after a man's body was found in a wooded area of Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports that officers were initially called Oct. 26 after a city worker discovered a body while looking...

 

Corrections officer injured in attack at Kansas prison

LANSING, Kan. (AP) — A corrections officer at Kansas' Lansing Correctional Facility is hospitalized in stable condition after being attacked. The Kanas Department of Corrections said in a news release that the incident happened Wednesday when the...

 

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