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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...

 

Where does help come from?

We’ve all been there – stuck in a bad situation, one of our own creation, one that someone else caused, a simple case of bad timing or bad luck. It doesn’t matter how we got there, all that matters is that we don’t see a way out. “I lift up...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    November 12, 2021

Let's read the Bible

In Ezekiel, chapters 25 through 48, he continues the prophecy of God. In the first few chapters, Ezekiel is warning the Israelites what to expect if they do not repent and return to doing God’s will. The last few chapters are a warning of things...

 

Northwestern's annual children's theatre production Nov. 18-20

Northwestern Oklahoma State University students will be on the stage in Herod Hall Auditorium for the annual children’s theatre production of “Gretchen and the Grudge” for a public performance on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. Admission is $2 and tickets wi...

 

DONALD ALLEN LENHART

Donald Allen Lenhart, 73-year-old Freedom, Oklahoma, resident, passed from this life on November 9, 2021. He was born on August 23, 1948, in Alva, Oklahoma, to Glen Allen and Virginia Burnell (Myers)...

 

Body odor isn't just about cleanliness

According to an article by Jude Stewart, a person’s odor can tell a lot about their age, diet, emotions and health. “Your body is constantly radiating information.” When my daughters were...

 

Oklahoma veterans deserve access to top-quality care

Veterans Day marks an important moment each year when we make sure those who’ve worn the cloth of our nation know how much we appreciate all they’ve done for us. Thank you. Most Oklahoma veterans we meet and personally thank humbly shrug off the...

 

Random Thoughts

In the mid-19th century, two former presidents ran for their old office as candidates of third political parties. Both efforts fell victim to the traditional two-party system of the United States. In...

 

Rangers fall to the Wonder Boys

Russellville, Ark. – Northwestern Football traveled to Russellville, Arkansas, to play against the Wonder Boys of Arkansas-Tech for the final road game of the season. The Wonder Boys came out strong with a 56-21 win over the Rangers after taking...

 

Men's cross country concludes NCAA Regional Meet

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Men's Cross Country team traveled to Joplin, Missouri, on Saturday to compete in the NCAA Division II Central region meet in their first long-distance meet of the season. The Rangers had seven runners c...

 

Soccer: Campbell scores in last regular season conference game

SHAWNEE, Okla. – Northwestern Rangers traveled to Shawnee Tuesday to play against the Bison of Oklahoma Baptist to wrap up regular-season for the 2021 soccer season. The Rangers fell to the Bison 4-1 as Oklahoma Baptist would use a strong second...

 

Comeback bid falls short in five set thriller against Southeastern

DURANT, Okla. – Northwestern traveled to the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State in Durant for a Tuesday night conference volleyball match. Southeastern used a solid start to the game, taking the first two sets before the Rangers climbed back in...

 

Northwestern women's cross country team concludes NCAA Central Regional Meet

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State Women's Cross Country team traveled to Joplin, Missouri, on Saturday to compete in the NCAA Division II Central region meet in their first long distance meet of the season. The Rangers had seven...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 9

Team Standings Knights of Columbus 30 Wins 18 Losses Rollin GoodTimes 29 Wins 19 Losses Dilly Dilly 28 Wins 20 Losses O'Bar 27 Wins 21 Losses The Bowl Movements 26 Wins 22 Losses Marshall's Oldtimers 19 Wins 29 Losses Next Frame 17 ½ Wins 30 ½ Loss...

 

Farris hits his second hole-in-one

It's not every day a golfer hits a hole-in-one. For some it never happens. Ernie Farris of Alva is apparently exceptionally lucky or exceptionally skilled since he's done it twice. The first time was...

 

Buffalo run for survival in Mayer's mural

The massive five-piece Survivors Mural by Dallas Mayer is the centerpiece of the display at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva this month. Mayer is from Hooker, located near Guymon in the Oklahoma... Full story

 

2 ex-Oklahoma officers convicted of murder in stun gun death

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — Two former Oklahoma police officers face up to 10 years in prison after being convicted of murder for using their stun guns more than 50 times on an unarmed man who later died. A Carter County jury last week convicted former...

 

New Oklahoma National Guard leader eases vaccine policy

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New Oklahoma National Guard Adjutant General Thomas Mancino has relaxed the Guard's policy on COVID-19 vaccinations. "No negative administrative or legal action will be taken against Guardsmen who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine,"...

 

2 men charged with Native American art exhibit theft

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two University of Kansas students have been charged with stealing part of a Native American art exhibit that also was vandalized while displayed outside a campus museum. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Samuel McKnight...

 

Girl, teddy bear reunited a year after loss in Glacier park

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A little girl who lost a special teddy bear she'd had since being adopted from an Ethiopian orphanage thought it was gone forever when she forgot it along a trail in Glacier National Park last year. Her parents and family...

 

Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears is free. A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has controlled the pop singer's life and money for nearly 14 years. The decision capped a stunning odyssey that saw Spears publicly demand the...

 

Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was indicted Friday on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the...

 

Alzheimer's drug cited as Medicare premium jumps by $21.60

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare's "Part B" outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 next year, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer's drug is responsible for about half of that. The increase guarantees that health care...

 

Jury to get to weigh some lesser charges in Rittenhouse case

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The jurors who will decide Kyle Rittenhouse's fate will be allowed to consider lesser charges if they opt to acquit him on some of the original counts prosecutors brought, the judge said Friday during a contentious hearing in w...

 

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