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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.;...

 

We need a little Christmas

The song “We Need a Little Christmas” has been stuck in my head ever since I heard it playing in a store the other day. In the song, the singer asks Santa to hurry up and climb down the chimney and for a little angel to sit on her shoulder. This...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    December 8, 2017

Spiritually Speaking

Over the last few Sundays, I have been preaching from Luke 9. There was a lot going on in the ministry of Jesus and I’m enjoying each of the pericopes (extracts from the text – don’t you feel smarter?) that we’ve been studying, and I’ve...

 

Arena Authority expects to finalize land this month

Although progress is being made on the Alva arena project, there’s not much of a concrete nature to report. The design committee is working toward finalizing the design of the arena. The funding...

 

Alva schools music in December

The music teachers along with students of all ages at Alva Public Schools have been busy preparing music for the holidays. On Friday, Dec. 8, at 1:30 p.m. in the HS auditorium, second-grade classes will perform “The Littlest Christmas Tree,” a...

 

Early voting continues today, Saturday

Republican voters in nine counties will be voting Tuesday, Dec. 12, in a special primary election. Voters will decide who will face the lone Democrat (Amber Jensen) running for state senator,...

 

Race for Waynoka School Board

The Woods County Election Board reports no new filings on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Only one race has developed among candidates filing for the Feb. 13, 2018, school election. Duane Shanks and John Hanson...

 

Antarctica

There is finally some chilly weather, but compared with Antarctica, it’s a summer day. As Kim Stanley Robinson says in “Nightmare on the Ice” in this month’s Smithsonian, “Flying to...

 

Random Thoughts

Like many people, December is one of my favorite months. One reason for this, of course, is Christmas. I also like the weather much better than our miserably hot Oklahoma summers. Also like many...

 

Timberlake boys top Alva JV 77-34

Timberlake boys more than doubled the Alva JV score 77-34 in the Northwestern Prep Classic Thursday. The Alva boys’ varsity is playing in the Pioneer Tournament. The Alva JV couldn’t find the...

 

Burlington girls defeat Timberlake 41-31

The Burlington girls defeated Timberlake 41-31 in the first game of the Northwestern Prep Classic Thursday. Scoring was close in the first quarter with the Burlington Lady Elks leading 11-10. Timberla...

 

Northwestern announces 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

ALVA, Okla. – Three standout athletes from the 1980s will become the newest inductees into the Sports Hall of Fame at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Keith Baxter, Mark Buck and Dr. Chandler Mead will comprise the 26th class of legendary...

 

Lady Rangers post 98 in road win, most since 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State women's basketball team defeated Oklahoma Christian on the road in Tuesday night action by a final score of 98-84. The 98 points scored by the Lady Rangers is the most points scored by the...

 

Alva opens season with double wins

It's finally basketball season for Alva High School as the Ladybugs and Goldbugs began with the Pioneer Mustang Stampede Tournament at Waukomis. Both teams were victorious. The Ladybugs defeated the...

 

Bank It raises $4,540 for the Big Five Head Start Program

The Big Five Head Start Program was selected as Bank It's third quarter vision for 2017. From July to September, Bank It, the community of Alva and local participating banks raised $4,450.20 to go...

 

Technic Gold at Frontier BEST Regional Competition

The Alva Robotics's team Technic Gold participated in the Frontier BEST Robotics Competition in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on Dec. 1-2. Thirty-five teams came from Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri...

 

Savage Storm Tripped Up by SNU

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern got 35 points off the bench, led by a 19 point effort from Ryan Scott-McGuire, but saw its run at knocking off Great American Conference leading Southern Nazarene fall just short in a 72-67 loss on Wednesday night in...

 

SE Holds on for Win in Battle of Storms

DURANT, Okla. – Katie Webb led a foursome of double-digit scorers as Southeastern picked up its fourth-straight win by holding off a late-charging Southern Nazarene for a 66-60 win on Wednesday night in Bloomer Sullivan Arena. The win lifts the...

 

Streak Stays Alive at Southeastern

DURANT, Okla. — The winning streak moved to three in-a-row and a perfect 5-0 in Great American Conference play for Southern Nazarene with a 72-67 win Wednesday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State. The Crimson Storm (7-1, 5-0 GAC) got a...

 

SNU Falls in Durant

DURANT, Okla. — Both teams shot under 37 percent for the game, and there were a combined 33 turnovers as Southeastern Oklahoma State defeated Southern Nazarene 66-60. In a back and forth game that saw six ties and three lead changes, the Savage...

 

Reddies Cruise to 115-67 Win over Dallas Christian

Henderson State put together a strong offensive performance to dominate Dallas Christian in beating the Crusaders 115-67, Wednesday at the Duke Wells Center in Arkadelphia, Ark. Six Reddies scored in double-figures led by Kaylon Tappin's 30 points....

 
 By EDDIE PELLS    Sports    December 8, 2017

US team still planning for Olympics despite confusion

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation's participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in South Korea was "an open question," and the USOC responded by saying it has no plans on pulling...

 

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