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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.;...

 

Serving God and Country

I have the privilege to write this devotional on the week before Veteran’s Day. As I have become older I have come to appreciate and understand the sacrifice that many in my family have made. The ones that I know about all made it back from wars....

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    November 9, 2018

Spiritually Speaking

“If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging symbol” (1 Corinthians 13:1, NIV). Many may recognize this passage from marriage counseling or a class on dating, but when Paul...

 

New opioid law aims to cut down on abuse, but some say it hurts those who need pain medication

A state law that took effect Nov. 1 mandates new prescribing limits for opioids, but some worry it could end up hurting patients who suffer from chronic pain. Senate Bill 1446 will limit initial opioid prescription terms and require providers to...

 

Genealogy society's November program to be 'Genealogy meets Deltiology'

This Saturday, the Nov. 10 meeting of the Northwest Genealogy Society will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Alva Public Library. The guest speaker will be Joel Johnson who has been a serious student of deltiology for about 20 years. Deltiology is the study...

 

luesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 6

Pony Boys: 31 wins, 13 losses Schuesslers: 31 wins, 13 losses Marshall's Old Timers: 27 wins, 17 losses Rollin Good Times: 23 wins, 21 losses Knights of Columbus: 23 wins, 21 Losses Ten Pin Old Men: 17 wins, 27 losses O-Bar: 15 wins, 29 losses...

 

'Campus Cabinet' to provide supplemental food to Northwestern students, employees

A growing need to provide supplemental food and other necessities to today’s university student has been determined nationally as well as at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. For the past few months, Angelia Case, academic projects assistant...

 

BERTHA FRANCES GARBERICH

Funeral services for Bertha Frances Garberich will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at a later date at the Hope Cemetery near Ark...

 

BILLIE PARKER ROGERS

Billie Parker Rogers, 84 passed away August 21, 2018, in Prescott, Arizona. She was born August 29, 1934. She was an Alva resident from 1934 until 1978. Billie is survived by her loving husband, Stearns; one daughter; one son; five grandchildren;...

 

Compassion fatigue

Bill Crowder in Our Daily Bread says, “Compassion fatigue can be one of the results of living in a badly broken world.” Following the news for an emotional uplift proves to be a daunting challenge...

 

Random Thoughts

As another football season winds down, we can take this opportunity to look at another game that has become part of United States sports lore. That confrontation was the Rose Bowl game played on Jan....

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    November 9, 2018

Lady Rangers fall in exhibition action at Tabor College, 77-62

HILLBORO, Kan. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s basketball season tipped off Monday evening as the Lady Rangers fell to the Tabor College (Kansas) Blue Jays in an exhibition game, 77-62, in Hillsboro, Kansas. Northwestern...

 

Scouts collect 1,450 pounds of food

Alva Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts canvassed the town this past weekend collecting food for the local food pantry. The scouts collected 1,450 pounds of food this year. This food will be used in the...

 

NRA grant provides funds for Woods County 4-H shooting sports program

Thanks to a grant from the NRA Foundation Friends of NRA program, the Woods County 4-H shooting sports program received $ 2,975.64 to purchase needed supplies to assist in providing educational... Full story

 

Northwestern social work program earns grant to construct virtual reality lab, resource center

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's social work program has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) Student Payback Fund Grants to construct a... Full story

 

Oklahoma artists featured at Graceful Arts

The Graceful Arts Gallery in downtown Alva offers an ever changing display of all sorts of art. During November, several Oklahoma artists, both two dimensional and three dimensional, are featured....

 
 By Jay Barlett    Sports    November 9, 2018

Unfinished business: Rangers Basketball poised for another deep run in 2018-19.

ALVA, Okla. – We're less than a week away from the start of the 2018-19 NCAA basketball season, and the Rangers will be looking to build on a breakout 2017-18 campaign that produced a 22-7 record an...

 
 By James Hill    Sports    November 9, 2018

SNU Volleyball Bows Out of GAC Tournament with Loss to SWOSU

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - The Southern Nazarene volleyball team saw their season come to a close on Thursday afternoon as they fell to the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs in four sets in the Quarterfinals of the Great American Conference...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    November 9, 2018

SWOSU Volleyball Powers Past Southern Nazarene, Into GAC Semifinals

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The SWOSU Volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the Great American Conference Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Southern Nazarene on Thursday afternoon at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs. SWOSU tied a tournament record...

 

Arkansas casinos coming, but where and when remain unclear

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution allowing licenses for four casinos: two existing gambling facilities and two others that will be built. About 54 percent of voters approved of the amendment...

 

Oklahoma regents seek $100M in new funding for colleges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The panel that oversees Oklahoma's 25 public colleges and universities is asking the Legislature for $100 million in new funding, much of it for faculty raises. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education voted unanimously...

 

Missouri man pleads guilty in Oklahoma pipe bomb case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say a Missouri man has pleaded guilty to having a pipe bomb at his former apartment in northeastern Oklahoma. Officials say 36-year-old Richard Cole of Joplin, Missouri, pleaded guilty Thursday to...

 

Jury tells Aetna to pay family of late cancer patient $25M

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury has instructed health insurer Aetna to pay an Oklahoma City family $25.5 million for denying a relative's claim for coverage for a type of radiation therapy the year before she died. The jury on Monday found that Aetna...

 

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