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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.;...

 

Hugh Heffner eulogy (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of the eulogy I gave to Hugh Heffner back in October. Mr. Heffner, you taught the world that a woman’s value was defined by her looks. Worse yet, you made an idol out of women’s beauty, but no woman could live up...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Pop quiz. What was the difference between Saul of Benjamin (the first king over Israel) and his son-in-law (and successor) David of Judah? On the physical side, Saul was tall – everyone looked up to him because he was usually the biggest guy in...

 

COURTNEY LYLE (CORY) WASHBURN

Memorial services for Cortney Lyle (Cory) Washburn will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Alva First United Methodist Church with Reverend Dr. Carol Cook Moore officiating. A private...

 

Kelp

The ocean: a vast, unexplored realm, home to more fish than ever came out of it, and nursery for the most famous seaweed, kelp. As the population grows, arable land becomes increasingly scarce, but...

 

The centennial of America's entrance into WWI

Veterans Day is an important moment for us to reflect on and cherish our family, friends and neighbors who answered the call to serve our country. This year is unique in that it marks the 100th anniversary of the first unit of American combat troops...

 

Random Thoughts

In the 1896 presidential election, the most significant issue was whether the U.S. would stay on the “gold standard” or use silver money as well. Putting more money into circulation was one of the...

 

Alva Goldbugs host Christian Heritage for playoff tonight

Coming off a 49-28 win over Newkirk, the Alva Goldbugs host Christian Heritage Academy in first round Class 2A playoffs tonight. Game time is 7 p.m. at Ranger Field. “We’ll try to keep the momentum going,” said Goldbug Head Coach Taylor...

 

Rangers looking for big rivalry win on Saturday

ALVA, Okla. -- Northwestern Oklahoma State is playing their second consecutive home game this weekend, where they will host the arch rival from down south. The Bulldogs are currently riding a two-year winning streak on the Rangers, but the Rangers...

 

Rangers ready to unleash defensive pressure on GAC

ALVA, Okla. – With a season of laying the framework for the style of basketball that is to be expected night in and night out for head coach Shawn Dirden's team, the 2017-18 version of the Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers will be much more...

 

WILLIAM 'BILL' M. SMITH

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Alva First Christian Church with Reverend Ron Pingelton officiating. Burial will follow at Alva Municipal Cemetery under...

 

Ranger Preview brings in more than 500 high school seniors

Hundreds of high school seniors participated in Northwestern Oklahoma State University's annual Ranger Preview at the Alva campus Saturday, Nov. 4. This event provided the opportunity for 514 high sch...

 

Rangers notch 20th victory on senior night

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State volleyball team earned the first 20-win season in program history inside Percefull Fieldhouse with a 3-1 (25-27, 25-21, 25-23, 25-13) victory over East...

 

Senate GOP tax bill would delay biz cut, undo deductions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday, including a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in their own party....

 

Syria deal in the works ahead of likely Trump-Putin meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country's civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, officials said Thursday. If clinched, the deal could be announced...

 

Lebanese PM's fate in doubt amid Saudi-Lebanon escalation

BEIRUT (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday ordered its citizens out of Lebanon in its first concrete action against the Mediterranean country, while officials in Beirut demanded the immediate return of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who abruptly...

 

Pastor: Texas church that was attacked will be demolished

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Texas church where more than two dozen people were killed by a gunman during Sunday services will be demolished, the pastor said. Pastor Frank Pomeroy told leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention earlier...

 

Editor: Russian TV network will register as US foreign agent

MOSCOW (AP) — The chief editor of a Kremlin-funded satellite TV channel says the network will accede to a U.S. demand to register as a foreign agent but also intends to challenge the order in court. The broadcaster, RT, reported Thursday that the...

 

Trump thinks US, China could jointly solve world's problems

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump set aside his blistering rhetoric in favor of friendly overtures to China on Thursday, trying to flatter his hosts into establishing a more balanced trade relationship and doing more to blunt North Korea's...

 

Selfies and surveillance: North Korea's new connectivity

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes....

 

Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor pleads not guilty in attack

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's longtime neighbor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he assaulted the Kentucky Republican while the senator was mowing his lawn. Rene Boucher only spoke to reply "yes sir" to a judge during...

 

Scores more Saudis detained in $100 billion corruption sweep

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Dozens more people have been taken into custody by Saudi authorities, the kingdom said Thursday, bringing to 201 the number detained in a sweep that investigators say has uncovered at least $100 billion in corruption. Sa...

 

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