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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...

 

He is here.

What makes Christmas time so special? When I was a child, it was the wrapped presents under the Christmas tree. As a teenager, it was getting out of school for a few weeks. When I became a father, it...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    December 3, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Daniel, Hosea, Joel and Amos are the books of the Old Testament we will read this week. These are all prophets of God, speaking truth to the Israelites and in some cases other nations. Each book is a little different. Daniel interprets his own...

 

Alva Ladybugs take down Chisholm in season opener

The Alva Ladybugs under the direction of new head coach Kris Gore are off to a great start. They began the season with a decisive 53-27 victory over the Chisholm Lady Longhorns Tuesday night at...

 

Random Thoughts

In “Romeo and Juliet,” William Shakespeare asked the question: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In European culture people in bygone eras...

 

Unknown blessing

What has God done for you that you aren’t even aware of? Many thank God for blessings received but what has gone on behind your back? A study of human physiology nets too much information about the...

 

Northwestern's fall commencement ceremony to be held Dec. 5

Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in Percefull Fieldhouse. Music will be provided by the Ranger symphonic band under the direction of Dr. Michael Black, assistant professor of...

 

Northwestern's upcoming holiday tuba concert set

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s instrumental music program has a holiday tuba concert set for Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium at no charge. The holiday tuba concert is an open invitation to all high school and university...

 

Northwestern Artist-in-Residence to have workshop Dec. 3

Chelsea T. Hicks, the November artist-in-residence in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University visual arts program, will present a workshop Friday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Graceful Arts Studio (523 Barnes Ave., Alva) titled...

 

Northwestern alumnus scheduled as fall 2021 commencement speaker

Emulate Therapeutics Inc., chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman Chris Rivera, a 1983 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will deliver the commencement address at his alma mater d...

 

WCIDA holds special meeting

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority held a special meeting this past Thursday morning. WCEDC Executive Director Neal Williams joined Authority Chairman Rick Cunningham, Connor Martin and Melissa Fisher. Stan Kline and Randy McMurphy... Full story

 

Candidate filing begins for board of education Monday

Candidates for the boards of education in four Woods County school districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6. The secretary of the Woods County Election Board said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed...

 

'We've got to get water restored back to Capron'

Summoned by last-minute phone calls, Alva City Council members gathered Wednesday at 4 p.m. for an emergency meeting. It was the first time anyone could remember an emergency meeting being called, but seven of the eight councilmembers arrived. Randy... Full story

 

Fire official: Gas odor after blast razes Oklahoma City home

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Fire crews on the scene after an explosion leveled a house in Oklahoma City on Friday could smell gas, a fire official said. Neighbors reported the blast about 3:20 p.m. "It felt like a bomb had happened, a big old bomb,"...

 

Oklahoma governor denies clemency for death row inmate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt denied clemency on Friday for a death row inmate sentenced to die for the 1985 shooting death of a Putnam City schoolteacher. The Republican governor's decision clears the way for Bigler Stouffer II,...

 

NTSB: Man killed in helicopter crash was training his son

PERRY, Okla. (AP) — The person killed in a weekend helicopter crash in Oklahoma was teaching his son crop-dusting techniques when the aircraft crashed, federal investigators reported Friday. In a preliminary report, the National Transportation...

 
 By CLIFF BRUNT    Sports    December 3, 2021

Oklahoma St's Gundy steadies program after tumultuous 2020

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — If Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy seems more calm, cool and relaxed in this high-stakes season, it is only because he withstood the heat in the summer of 2020. Running back Chuba Hubbard, a Black player who was coming off...

 

Family of Oklahoma man shot by police sues city, officers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The family of a man shot and killed last year by an Oklahoma City police officer is suing the city and two officers involved in the shooting. The federal lawsuit filed this week on behalf of Bennie Edwards' family alleges...

 

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