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Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.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 Churc...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 15

Team Standings Dilly Dilly—33 ½ wins, 18 ½ losses Knights of Columbus—33 wins, 19 losses O'Bar—28 wins, 24 losses Rollin GoodTimes—26 ½ wins, 25 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers—26 ½ wins, 25 ½ losses The Bowl Movements—25 ½ wins, 26...

 

Sitting at God's table

I remember going to my grandparents for the holidays when I was a kid. It was always something I looked forward to. My grandparents on Mom and Dad's side lived in Kansas, just in different areas, but...

 

Magnificent Mrs. Morgan

Burlington fifth grade teacher Lindsey Morgan grew up in the small town of Hitchcock, Oklahoma, where she later graduated from Lomega High School and attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University....

 
 By Kaci Hughes    Local    November 18, 2022

Burlington academic team

Many mornings before school you will find the Burlington academic team with their buzzers answering questions in preparation for their academic meets. They have attended different meets in the area...

 

Burlington FFA members attend National FFA Convention

This year eight Burlington students had the opportunity to attend the 95th National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. They left at 5 a.m. to take on the 13-hour trip. At convention,...

 

First National Honor Society members inducted

Burlington schools held its inaugural induction of National Honor Society (NHS) members on Nov. 9. Five students were selected by a panel of faculty members based on their completed applications and...

 
 By Ky Smith    Local    November 18, 2022

Helpful Hallie

Hallie Hamilton was born in Oklahoma City on Nov. 18, 2004. Her parents are Margo and Paul Hamilton and she has one younger brother named Trace. Hamilton is involved in basketball, student council,...

 

Robotics headed to regionals

This year's robotics team of 17 students competed in Alva at the Heartland Best competition in October. The Burlington team has worked many hours since the beginning of the school year preparing for...

 
 By Chloe Jantz    Local    November 18, 2022

Sterling Stewart accepted into National FFA Chorus

Sterling Stewart, a junior at Burlington High School, was accepted to attend the National FFA Convention as a chorus member this October. Stewart was very excited when he was told he got accepted. He...

 

Ten quarter game raises funds and fun

On Nov. 5, Burlington basketball hosted a fundraiser to raise money for their teams. All of the basketball members, as well as faculty, played a basketball game with interesting twists and turns....

 

Veterans Day program honors veterans

Friday, Nov. 11, Burlington Schools held a Veterans Day program for the community. The band and choir had been practicing for a few weeks. The band accompanied the students singing the "Star Spangled...

 

Starting fresh

Marty Drake Colvin is a big man. It's easy to see the former Marine in him; easy to see the eight-and-a-half years he spent as a state trooper, the years as police chief in Cherokee and Beaver. If...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    November 18, 2022

Peace and tranquility

It snowed here in Alva earlier this week and it was beautiful; I mean it was so beautiful I almost cried! The big flakes came floating down so lightly and slowly that it immediately took me back to my childhood living on the farm. One of my most...

 

TRENT HEATON

Memorial services for Trent Heaton will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Alva, Oklahoma. Wharton Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wh...

 

Fix it

Overheard: “Electric cars are a boon to the towing services.” The discussion then changed to range anxiety and the lack of any user-serviceable components. Welcome to 21st Century society! Which...

 
 By Doug Little    Local    November 18, 2022

Ramblings of a Redneck Farmer

Sometimes we forget just what a little help can mean to somebody. The first part of October I had a Facebook friend organize a GoFundMe for her farm. She was behind the eight ball on some payment and was struggling with high feed and hay prices like...

 

Random Thoughts

I watch more television than anyone should! But, while engaged in this often-mindless activity, however, I try to save my sanity by ignoring the commercials which are usually silly or stupid, or...

 

Walter to step down as head football coach at Northwestern

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Director of Athletics Brad Franz announced Wednesday that Matt Walter has resigned as the head football coach. "We appreciate all of the hard work that Matt and his staff has put into the...

 

Volleyball falls in championship thriller

SHAWNEE, Okla. – For the first time in school history, the Rangers matched up in a championship game against Harding University. Despite an outstanding performance, Northwestern lost the match 1-3. Addison Wimmer broke the tournament kills record a...

 

Struxness to be in NFR title fight

MILAN, Minn. – When the chance came for steer wrestler J.D. Struxness to ride one of the best steer wrestling horses in rodeo, the Minnesota cowboy didn’t hesitate. “One of the biggest keys for my year is that I got to ride Curtis Cassidy’s...

 

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. 23-25. No classes will be held during this time, and campus offices will be closed. Offices will resume...

 

Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association launches GivingTuesday campaign

The Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association officially launches its annual GivingTuesday campaign Nov. 17 through Dec. 6. “Take the Step, Make a Difference” – GivingTuesday 2022 – provides the online opportunity to invest in our...

 

Northwestern's annual children's theater production

Northwestern Oklahoma State University students will be on the stage in Herod Hall Auditorium for the annual children’s theater production of “Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom” for a public performance on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets available at...

 

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