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What good is Thanksgiving?

Yes, I am one of those annoying people who play Christmas music and decorate my house in early November. And by “early November” I mean we’re getting boxes out and decorating inside the house on Oct. 31. So, let’s get this out of the way firs...

 

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...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    November 26, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Paul was an encourager. He wrote letters to churches to help them grow spiritually. This week we will read I and II Corinthians. Corinth was a center of trade and a crossroads of cultures, and as a result the church had challenges in uniting for the...

 

Northwestern employees honored for years of service at recognition ceremonies

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's employees were honored during the annual Employee Service Recognition Ceremonies Nov. 17-18. Ceremonies took place in Alva and Enid to honor employees who work...

 

Random Thoughts

As we have seen, several former presidents have tried to return to the White House but only one – Grover Cleveland – managed to attain his old office a second time. Three ex-presidents, however,...

 

Rangers' second-half run leads to third straight win

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers hosted the Thunder of Manhattan Christian last Saturday afternoon. The season has taken off; the Rangers are on a three-game winning streak as they...

 

Lady Rangers hit century mark for second straight game

ALVA, Okla. – The Northwestern Lady Rangers hosted the Thunder of Manhattan Christian last Saturday afternoon. The Lady Rangers won their second straight game, after scoring over the century mark for the second straight time this season. Northweste...

 

Pierce's 11 fourth-quarter points sink Eagles Tuesday night

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers hosted the Eagles of Oklahoma Christian on Tuesday evening. This was their third home game in a row. The Rangers pulled out another win – their third straight. Northwestern opened the game strong with a quick run...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 16

Team Standings Rollin' GoodTimes 34 wins 22 losses Knights of Columbus 34 wins 22 losses The Bowl Movements 33 wins 23 losses O'Bar 30 ½ wins 25 ½ losses Dilly Dilly 29 ½ wins 26 ½ losses Next Frame 23 wins 33 losses Marshall's Oldtimers 22 ...

 

Kansas state parks will offer free admission on Black Friday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — All 28 state parks in Kansas will be free to visit on Black Friday. The Kansas City Star reports that entrance fees will be waived for all visitors, including guests from out of town. "Being outside in nature does wonders for...

 

Swimming pool hearing fulfills requirement for funding

A hearing on the Hatfield Aquatic Center was held Thursday, Nov. 18, at Northwest Technology Center in Alva. Numerous public hearings have been held since the Alva Swimming Pool was closed in August...

 

Texas hosts K-State, playing for pride in Sark's 1st season

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One team is left playing for pride to finish out an otherwise miserable season. The other would like to be the one to put a bow on all that misery. Texas (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) and Kansas State ( 7-4, 4-4) meet Friday with the...

 

$1K offered for President Warren Harding's stolen dog collar

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A radio station serving U.S. President Warren G. Harding's Ohio hometown says a reward offered by one of its listeners is providing new hope of finding a long lost dog collar stolen from his historic home. Scott Spears, host of...

 

Their own words may have doomed men who killed Ahmaud Arbery

The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness. But the murder convictions of the three white men who chased him may have been secured as much...

 

Russia: Death toll from Siberian coal mine fire raised to 52

MOSCOW (AP) — A devastating fire swept through a Siberian coal mine Thursday, killing 52 miners and rescuers about 250 meters (820 feet) underground, Russian news reports said. Hours after a methane gas explosion and fire filled the mine with...

 

Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons once again wafted through miles of Manhattan, wrangled by costumed handlers. High school and college marching bands from around the country were back, and so were the crowds at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Afte...

 

Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family's celebrations. It is a reminder that while she feels justice was served...

 

Mexico's drug war uses drones, human shields, gunships

AGUILILLA, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican government is rapidly running out of tools to control the expansion of the feared Jalisco cartel on the front lines of Mexico's narco war in the western state of Michoacan and the stalled ground effort is being...

 

Oklahoma State, Oklahoma to meet in high-stakes Bedlam game

No. 10 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12, No. 10 CFP) at No. 7 Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1, No. 7), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma State by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 90-18-7. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Both...

 

Retired Kansas lawmaker, Black aviation leader, dies at 98

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ulysses Lee "Rip" Gooch, who was a leader in the Black aviation industry and Kansas' oldest serving state senator when he retired at the age of 80, has died. Gooch, also a former Wichita City Council member, died on Wednesday,...

 

Johnson, Dicker lead Texas past Kansas State 22-17

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Roschon Johnson came to Texas as a quarterback, converted quickly to running back, and under difficult circumstances he worked at both positions on Friday. Johnson, a junior, ran for a career-best 179 yards, Cameron Dicker kick...

 

Police suspect speed, alcohol were factors in fatal wreck

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say speed and alcohol use are suspected to be factors in a Thanksgiving night accident that killed a man and critically injured a woman. KSNW-TV reports that the accident happened around 8 p.m. Thursday at 13th...

 

Rare coin minted in Colonial New England sells for $350,000

BOSTON (AP) — One of the first coins minted in Colonial New England, which was recently found among other coins in a candy tin, has sold at auction for more than $350,000, more than it was expected to get, the auctioneer said Friday. The one...

 

Big flotilla of illegal gold miners splits up in Brazil

ON THE RIO MADEIRA, Brazil (AP) — Hundreds of barges of illegal miners dredging for gold were navigating along the Madeira River in the Brazilian Amazon on Friday, and researchers said they posed a threat of pollution — including toxic mercury...

 

World races to contain new COVID threat, the omicron variant

BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world raced Friday to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fueled relentless waves of infection on nearly every continent. A World Health...

 

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