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 By Kat Lunn    Local    November 30, 2018

Content area literacy learning at Alva High School

Alva Schools are finding ways to target individual learners and help students learn more effectively in the classroom. Shane Feely, Curriculum Coordinator at Alva Schools and Washington Principal, shared about content area literacy. His role as...

 

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.;...

 

Desperation

Psalm 42:1-6a – For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah. As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. I thirst for God, the living God. When can I go and stand before him? Day and night I have only tears...

 

Spiritually Speaking

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things,...

 
 By Tori Lock    Local    November 30, 2018

FAPC selects food trends to watch for in 2019

Regional flavors, gut-healthy options, plus meats and more are on the menu for 2019, as Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center selects the hottest food trends for the upcoming year. Andrea Graves, FAPC...

 

Three appointed to land use committee

Zoning regulates the size and type of structures allowed to be built in specified areas as well as the occupancy. The City of Alva is taking a look at laws regulating the use of land in the city limits. Over the years, a number of exceptions to the...

 

Use the winter break to get ready for the 16th annual NWOSU Art Society Art Show

The upcoming winter break will be a perfect time for students, current and retired employees, and alumni of Northwestern Oklahoma State University to start working toward entries in the 16th annual NWOSU Art Society (NAS) Art Show in the J.W. Martin...

 

Four donation opportunities to Campus Cabinet Food Pantry coming in December

'Tis the season for giving, and four opportunities to do so that will benefit the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Campus Cabinet food pantry are coming soon. The NWOSU Art Society will be holding a non-perishable food drive at its next Goodie...

 

Northwestern's fall commencement ceremony to be held Dec. 9

Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, in Percefull Fieldhouse. Jane McDermott of Alva, a 1977 graduate and a regent for the Regional University System of Oklahoma, will deliver the co...

 

JADEENA LEEPER BROWN

Memorial services for Jadeena Brown will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Carol Cook Moore officiating. A private family burial will be...

 

Car insurance

Flooding in Houston, storm surge on the East Coast, fires in California team-up to raise insurance rates all across the country. The purpose of insurance is to spread the risk among the...

 

Random Thoughts

A few years ago, my employer (Northwestern Oklahoma State University) started depositing our income automatically into our bank accounts rather than giving us paychecks. I did not like it, but I had...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings

Pony Boys: 38 wins, 14 losses Schuesslers: 32 wins, 20 losses Marshall's Old Timers: 30 wins, 22 losses Knights of Columbus: 28 wins, 24 losses Rollin Good Times: 27 wins, 25 losses Ten Pin Old Men: 23 wins, 29 losses O-Bar: 20 wins, 32 losses...

 

NWTC students participate in Career Exposure Week

Over 200 Northwest Technology Center (NWTC) students participated in Career Exposure Week Nov. 12-16. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 14, NWTC students spent time touring or job shadowing in...

 
 By Trey Lunn    Sports    November 30, 2018

Ladybugs cage Tigers in season opener Tuesday

The Varsity Ladybugs were victorious on the road in their season opener in Newkirk versus the Tigers on Tuesday. The game featured two double-digit scorers for the Ladybugs. Peyton Jones led the team... Full story

 

Goldbugs lose at Newkirk 43-35

The Alva Goldbugs have generally won matchups with the Tigers, but Tuesday night's season opener in Newkirk didn't end up so well. The Tigers defeated the Goldbugs 43-35. Alva graduated several of...

 

Northwest Technology Center recognized with best places to work award

When Shaylyn Weder, IT director at Northwest Technology Center's (NWTC) Alva campus comes into work each morning, she is excited to be there; she even commutes almost an hour to work each morning....

 

Northwestern alumna scheduled as fall 2018 commencement speaker

Jane Hobbs McDermott of Alva, a 1977 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will deliver the commencement address at her alma mater during the university's fall commencement ceremony on...

 

Lady Bison Fall Late to Savage Storm

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist saw a 12-point halftime lead evaporate as the Lady Bison fell, 78-76, to Southeastern Oklahoma State on the opening night of Great American Conference action. The loss moves OBU to 3-3 overall to close out an extended...

 

Rangers come roaring back from 13-point deficit to take down SNU 63-54 in Alva

ALVA, Okla. — It was a tale of two halves inside the Percefull Fieldhouse on Thursday night as Southern Nazarene dropped its first Great American Conference contest of the season 63-54 to Northwestern Oklahoma State. The Crimson Storm (0-5, 0-1...

 

Golden Suns hold off Lady Tigers for first conference win of season

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Lyrik Williams had a team-high 20 points, grabbing seven rebounds, Hannah Villines scored 11 points and tallied eight rebounds as the Golden Suns basketball team (3-2, 1-0 Great American Conference) picked up a 71-61 win over...

 

Harding Women's Basketball Downs UAM in GAC Opener

SEARCY – Harding weathered a late Arkansas-Monticello rally and defeated the Blossoms 68-60 Thursday at the Rhodes-Reaves Field House in the Great American Conference opener for both teams. Harding (5-1, 1-0) won its fourth straight overall and...

 

Corrections board OKs hiring warden at Oklahoma penitentiary

STRINGTOWN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Corrections has approved the hiring of a new warden at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. The board on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Mike Carpenter to the post....

 

Oklahoma treasurer to resign, take post with OGE Energy

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Outgoing Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller plans to resign from office early and take a position with energy giant OGE Energy Corp. The Oklahoma City-based company announced in a news release Thursday that Miller plans to join the...

 

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