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County fair checks available at Woods County OSU Extension office

The Woods County Fair Board has county fair premium checks available to be picked up at the Woods County OSU Extension Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The OSU Extension office is located on the east side of the bottom level of...

 

Remembering those who served

Despite freezing temperatures and cold wind, a large crowd attended the Monday afternoon Veterans Day Celebration at the Alva Middle School. Before the program began, people enjoyed looking through th...

 

Masonic Pancake Benefit for AHS

Alva Masonic Lodge #105 held a pancake benefit feed to raise funds for Alva High School students to journey to Washington, D.C., next summer. The trip's purpose is to provide students with a better...

 

Ducks Unlimited hosts event for ODWC commissioners in Saskatchewan

Ada, Okla. – Recently, Leigh Gaddis, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) commissioner (District 4) and an Alva native – along with other ODWC commissioners, directors and Ducks Unl...

 

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...

 

America on trial, again

This is a devotional that my father submitted to the newspaper when he was pastor at Alva Wesleyan Church. It was from Sept. 18, 1998. What he has to say is similar to what we are going through now. He titled it “America on Trial!” What follows...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Amazing people are still not Messiah

Once, an octogenarian minister was asked for the secret of framing the perfect sermon. He answered, “tell ‘em what you’re gonna’ tell ‘em; then tell ‘em what you need to tell ‘em; and finish by telling ‘em what you told ‘em....

 

Northwestern to close for Thanksgiving break

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s locations in Alva, Enid and Woodward will close for Thanksgiving break Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 27-29. No classes will be held during this time, and campus offices will be closed. Offices will resume...

 

Northwestern will rename Fine Arts Building to Ryerson Hall during Nov. 15 ceremony

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Fine Arts Building will be renamed Ryerson Hall during an outdoor dedication ceremony on Friday, Nov. 15, at noon. Northwestern welcomes the community to the ceremony to honor Richard Ryerson and family for...

 

Social Work Virtual Reality Open House was an all-around success

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Social Work recently hosted an open house for its new Virtual Reality Lab and Resource Center at the Enid campus. This facility features a state-of-the-art VR lab in which social work students wear...

 

Ford vs Ferrari

Three great moments in my childhood: John F. Kennedy is elected president, Neil Armstrong walks on the moon, and Ford beats Ferrari at LeMans. From the 1910s when Henry Ford put a Model T in every...

 

Random Thoughts: Adding a new state – part 3

On the last day of October 1864 Congress granted statehood to Nevada, just in time for November’s presidential election. As expected, the voters of the new state gave their Electoral College votes...

 

Northwestern to celebrate 1999 National Championship Football Team

Twenty years ago, Northwestern Oklahoma State University's football team brought home the school's only team national championship, completing an undefeated season and winning the National Association...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings as of Nov. 12

Ms Deb's Hairstyling 33 ½ wins 18 ½ losses Dilly Dilly 30 ½ wins 21 ½ losses Knights of Columbus 27 wins 25 losses Rollin Good Times 27 wins 25 losses Marshall's Oldtimers 26 wins 26 losses O'Bar 24 wins 28 losses Next Frame 22 wins 30 losses...

 

Clark, Miller earn GAC honors in Week 10

RUSSELVILLE, Ark. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University's volleyball team has improved its 2019 season record to an astonishing 21-9, with a Great American Conference record of 11-3. Both of these records are the best record that any Ranger voll...

 

Clark earns AVCA National Player of the Week honors

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball program continues to stand out as their 2019 campaign reaches its final week of in-conference competition. The Rangers' record has improved to a school record 21 wins and only...

 

Barnes selected as back-to-back Special Teams player of the week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – For the second consecutive week Aharon Barnes has been selected by the Great American Conference as the special teams player of the week, the conference announced on Monday. Barnes' day was capped off by returning a kickoff 99...

 

Rangers volleyball snatches final away game in Ada

ADA, Okla.–Northwestern Oklahoma State University volleyball had their final away match against East Central after a stellar week with three different Player of the Week honors. The Rangers made quick work of the Tigers with a sweep in three sets...

 

Muleriders Dominate Glass; Top Union 72-63 in Home Opener

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Junior forward Devante Brooks and classmate Aaron Lucas each went for 18 points with the former recording a double-double and the pair led two other ten-point scorers for Southern Arkansas as the Muleriders tossed Union 72-63 on We...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    November 15, 2019

Bulldogs Push Past Harding for Return Trip to GAC Championship

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Second-half goals from Hannah Burks and Hannah Dahl propelled the SWOSU Soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Harding on Thursday in the Great American Conference Tournament Semifinals. The win ensures the Bulldogs a spot in the...

 

Oklahoma St. RB Hubbard looks to pad rushing lead vs. Kansas

Kansas (3-6, 1-5 Big 12) at No. 25 Oklahoma State (6-3, 3-3, No. 22 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma State by 17. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 38-29-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard, the nation’s leading...

 

Gateway First Bank Named to MReport's Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing

JENKS, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2019-- MReport recognized Gateway First Bank as one of the Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing in 2019. Gateway First Bank is one of the largest banks in the State of Oklahoma and one of the largest...

 

Federman & Sherwood Initiates an Investigation of the Data Breach at Hy-Vee, Inc.

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2019-- Federman & Sherwood, a boutique litigation law firm that has been appointed counsel in several data breach cases, has initiated an investigation into Hy-Vee, Inc. relating to a data breach affecting debi...

 

Feds charge at least 10 men in Nigerian online romance scam

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — At least 10 men in several states have been charged in a Nigerian romance money laundering scheme that swindled victims out of more than $1.5 million. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores said during a news conference in Tulsa on...

 

Oklahoma man killed in vehicle crash during police pursuit

CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Tulsa man was killed when the vehicle he was driving crashed while being pursued by troopers. OHP spokeswoman Sarah Stewart said Thursday that 35-year-old Aaron Starks died in the...

 

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