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 By Mylee Sims    Local    November 16, 2018

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: 4-H competes in fashion and talent contests

On Nov. 3, Burlington 4-H and Cloverbud members participated in the Alfalfa County Fashion Review and Impressive Dress and the 4H Has Talent contest. Remington Farney will compete at the district...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Students learn about, benefit from, charitable giving

Skeeter Bird, NWOSU Foundation CEO, recently shared information about charitable giving to Burlington seniors and students in Mrs. Bird's personal finance and accounting class. In a separate event,...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Fantastic first grade

Mrs. Davis has a class of nine first graders this year. This will be her fourth year teaching and second year here at Burlington. The studeents are currently learning how to read, and about the...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Students begin the season with a food drive

For many years, Burlington Schools have begun each holiday season with a food drive sponsored by the student council. A competition is held among the classes, encouraging students to bring...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Burlington celebrates homecoming

Burlington School celebrated homecoming week Oct. 28 through Nov. 2. The student council held an election for the homecoming king, queen, flower girl and crown bearer two weeks before homecoming...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Burlington Robotics team advances to regionals

Members of the Burlington Robotics team presented their robot and performed in the Heartland BEST competition at Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Oct. 27 where they won second place in...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Spirit Week full of fun and activity

Last week, the Burlington school celebrated homecoming with a week full of exciting activities. Throughout the week, students got to show off their "purple pride" by dressing up on each of the...

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Upcoming events

• Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 21-23 • Regional Robotics competition, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Dec. 1 • NWOSU Prep Classic, Dec. 6-8 • Christmas Program, Dec. 18, 7 p.m....

 

BURLINGTON SCHOOL NEWS: Veterans honored

On Friday Nov. 9, the Burlington school had an assembly to celebrate Veteran's Day. The senior class conducted the assembly and the Burlington music students performed vocal selections. Music teacher...

 

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.;...

 

Community Thanksgiving Service to be held this Sunday

The Community Thanksgiving Service will be this Sunday evening, at 6 p.m. at The eXtreme at 425 College Ave. in Alva. The speaker will be Nathan Hosier, pastor of Cedar Grove Wesleyan Church. The annual event is sponsored by the Alva Ministerial...

 
 By Paul Cole    Local    November 16, 2018

Who owns the future?

I want to ask you an important question: “Who owns the future?” Adolph Hitler had the right answer. Supposedly Hitler made this statement: “The future is with those who are with the youth....

 

Spiritually Speaking

And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing (1 Corinthians 13:2 NIV). Paul’s opening salvo, in verse one,...

 

Dr. Eric Schmaltz presents on panel at Fifth International Genocide Conference in Sacramento

Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz, professor of history and global studies at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and co-executive director of the endowed NWOSU Institute for Citizenship Studies, presented at...

 

NWOSU Chorale to sing with area students in Holiday Choral Festival

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Fine Arts Department will host its third annual Holiday Choral Festival Monday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert will feature five different...

 

Resignation of board member received by Avard Rail Park Authority

The Avard Regional Rail Park Authority met on Tuesday night and, although it was a small group, a quorum was made. Present were Stan Bixler, Ed Sutter and Todd Holder (who participated via telephone). After approving the minutes of last month’s... Full story

 

DOROTHY FAYE SHEPHERD

Funeral services for Dorothy Faye Shepherd will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Waynoka First United Methodist Church with Pastor Wendie Jencks-Wilson officiating. Interment will b...

 

Random Thoughts

On January 1, 1934, the Columbia University Lions and the Stanford University Indians met on the gridiron in Pasadena, California, playing the annual Rose Bowl game. Game day found the football field...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    November 16, 2018

Eight Rangers named to All-Conference teams

Eight Northwestern Oklahoma State University football players were honored Wednesday when the Great American Conference released its All-Conference awards for the 2018 season. Earning recognition by the conference coaches for their play this season...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    November 16, 2018

Lady Rangers Basketball falls to UCO in season opener, 64-53

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s basketball team got off to a hot start early in its season opener against Central Oklahoma on Friday, only to fall to the Bronchos 64-53 in Tahlequah. It was the first game of...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    November 16, 2018

King leads Lady Rangers basketball team to win over NSU, 76-71

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Three Northwestern Oklahoma State University Lady Rangers basketball team finished in double figures as the Lady Rangers pick up their first win of the season with a 76-71 victory over Northeastern State on Saturday in MIAA/GAC...

 

October Rotary Students of the Month honored

Braylon Bradt Braylon Bradt is the son of Jerad and JoDe Bradt. High school activities include Alva High School Band of Gold, first chair tuba, Red Carpet honor Band, Electric Gold Show Choir, mixed...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    November 16, 2018

Ranger Football's Driskill, Smith receive Week 11 conference honors

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Fresh off a dominating performance against Southwestern Oklahoma State this past weekend in Weatherford, the Great American Conference has recognized Dakota Driskill and...

 

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