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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...

 

Bank It raises $10, 425 for the Bud Rose Park renovation plan

Funds collected during the months of April through September will go towards the upcoming park renovation plan. The City of Alva has developed a family friendly vision for the Alva Bud Rose Memorial...

 

Author Sheldon Russell to present program at NWOGS

The November Northwest Genealogy Society (NWOGS) meeting will be held at the Alva Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m. The program will be presented by author Sheldon Russell. A former Oklahoma public school English teacher, Russell...

 

East Flynn Now Open

The East Flynn and Meno intersection in Alva was opened to traffic last week. Asphalt is not available until next summer to finish the street. Signs warn motorists about loose rock on...

 

Empty nets? Trust God's timing

Ever have one of those times when you tried so hard to do something, but it just wouldn’t work or come together? The most frustrating of these times is when the failure is through no apparent fault of our own. We, perceivably, do everything right...

 

Spiritually Speaking Who wrote the letter to the Hebrews?

Last week, I promised (rather tongue in cheek) to identify the writer of the New Testament letter to the Hebrews. Unfortunately, that task has been tried by countless scholars, far more qualified than me, who have ended their search with a shrug and...

 

Zion Lutheran church 37th annual Chicken Noodle Supper

MAKING NOODLES – On Sunday afternoon and evening, Nov. 3, a large group met at Zion Lutheran church to make noodles for their 37th annual Chicken Noodle Supper. They purchased 210 dozen eggs and...

 
 By Patty Harkin    Local    November 8, 2019

Presbyterian Women hold annual Praise Dinner

Alva Presbyterian Women hosted their annual Praise Dinner and Thank Offering on Nov. 3 after morning worship at First Presbyterian Church. The event was catered by Alva's Market. Guest speaker...

 

Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association launches #GivingTuesday 2019 campaign

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association officially launched its annual #GivingTuesday, which will run through through Dec. 3. Dreams to Degrees #GivingTuesday 2019 provides the opportunity to invest in our Northwestern students’ academic...

 

Northwestern's Wells is March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in Education

Dr. Shelly Wells, chair of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Charles Morton Share Trust Division of Nursing, was selected Nurse of the Year in Education recently at the March of Dimes' 10th...

 

Bird crowned Miss Northwestern 2020; Williams takes home Outstanding Teen title

Liberty Bird of Alva was named Miss Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2020 during the annual Miss Northwestern competition on Sunday, Nov. 3. Libby Williams was crowned as Miss Northwestern's...

 

Erlene Marie Evans

Funeral services for Erlene Marie Evans will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Alva Church of God with Rev. Bob Brown officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery under...

 

Secret ingredient

The business section of Time magazine recently reported that in 2016 a journalist snapped a picture of the list of 11 herbs and spices found in the Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe, reportedly from a...

 

Random Thoughts Adding a new state, part 2

The American Civil War lasted from 1861 until 1865. When it started, both sides were optimistic – they thought they would win and that it would be over quickly. As it turned out, of course, the Nort...

 

Trimble finds success at home

ALVA, Okla. – When he was searching for a college home, Jaden Trimble was looking for the right environment. He’s found it at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, and he proved it this past weekend at the Rangers home rodeo. Trimble, a...

 

Northwestern Volleyball earns big win in Bethany

BETHANY, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball earned a huge win on the road Tuesday evening in Bethany. The Rangers took on Great American Conference opponent Southern Nazarene University and took their second win against the...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Nov. 5

Dilly Dilly 30 ½ wins 17 ½ losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 30 ½ wins 17 ½ loss Rollin Good Times 26 wins 22 losses Marshall's Oldtimers 25 wins 23 losses Knights of Columbus 24 wins 24 losses Next Frame 22 wins 26 losses O'Bar 20 wins 28 losses The...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    November 8, 2019

Freshman ground gainers making impression in the Big 12

In a conference best known for producing Heisman-winning quarterbacks and Biletnikoff Award-winning receivers, Big 12 freshmen are making their names running with the football. Four of the top nine freshman rushers from Power Five schools play in...

 

Oklahoma looks to stay in playoff race, hosts Iowa State

Iowa State (5-3, 3-2 Big 12) at No. 9 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1, No. 9 CFP), Saturday at 8 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Oklahoma by 14 1/2 Series record: Oklahoma leads 75-6-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma likely will need to win out to keep its College Football...

 

Cost Plus World Market to Open in Norman, Oklahoma

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 7, 2019-- Cost Plus World Market ® ( www.worldmarket.com ) is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Norman, Oklahoma store location on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The new store is located at the...

 

Oklahoman indicted on murder charge in Indian Country death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma City has indicted a Carnegie man on a murder charge in a 2018 beating death on American Indian land. Court records show 34-year-old Isaiah Whitefox Redbird was charged Wednesday for the death...

 

Oklahoma woman in failure-to-protect case to be released

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman who has served 15 years in prison for failing to report her boyfriend, who served just two years behind bars for abusing her children, is scheduled to be released from custody. The Oklahoma Department of...

 

Here's why colleges are being forced to close their doors - and what they can do to stay open

Robert Massa, University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) When Cincinnati Christian University became aware of its declining enrollment and dwindling tuition revenue in 2015, the university made a “series of bold bets” to stay afloat....

 

Oklahoma Proton Center Celebrates 3,000th Patient Graduation

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Don Burgess, a Tulsa resident, was successfully treated for prostate cancer. "I had a number of options presented to me," said Mr. Burgess, "but after doing my research it became clear that proton...

 

Time running out for proposed Kansas coal-fired power plant

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Time is running out to begin construction on a new coal-fired power plant in Kansas before its permit lapses. The battle over the plant has lasted more than a decade and by the time the Kansas Supreme Court cleared the way for...

 

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