Alva Review-Courier -

Articles from the December 9, 2016 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 72



Calendar of religious services

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.;...

 

"You Are the Light" – Matthew 5:16

Well, it’s that time again and most of you have probably gotten out those knotted up Christmas lights that take a lot of skill to unravel, and put them on the tree for all to see and enjoy. But did you notice the title of my thoughts? “You Are...

 
 By W. Jay Tyree    Local    December 9, 2016

Spiritually Speaking

This morning, I taught from Genesis to Revelation in slightly under three hours. Of course, I skipped all the stuff from Genesis 11 to Revelation 15. It’s the last week of the semester and we are completing our studies in “Introduction to the...

 

OSDH encourages preparedness for winter weather

As cooler temperatures make their way into the state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages the public to begin preparation for the upcoming winter weather season. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while...

 

Alva Arena Authority discusses change of locations

The Alva Arena Authority met Tuesday at noon in the Alva State Bank Annex with members Daren Slater, Charles Tucker, Gregg Glass, Mike Hood, Todd Holder and Janet Cunningham present. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved. The only item in...

 

Alva City Council accepts tree award

Four Alva 4-H members attended the Alva City Council meeting to present the 2016 Tree City USA Award for the City of Alva. Each spoke in turn about the tree projects of the 4-H and gave background...

 

First Baptist trio entertains WCRE and Homestead residents

The trio of Ramona Cummings and Barb and Ken Rich of the Alva First Baptist Church sang Christmas melodies for the Woods County Retired Educators members, guests and for the residents of the...

 

Girl Scouts enjoy STEM kits

A partnership between Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma and Devon Energy Corporation provided STEM kits for the Girl Scouts' use. Woods Service Unit checked out the Devon Geoscience program STEM Kits...

 

Girl Scouts package food

Girl Scouts from Alva and Burlington met at the Stamp Out Starvation (formerly Kids Against Hunger) facility in Cherokee to package food for those who don't get enough to eat and need some extra...

 

Leadership Oklahoma honors four state leaders

OKLAHOMA CITY – Leadership Oklahoma will present four awards for leadership at its annual Excellence in Leadership Gala at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa on Saturday, April 1, 2017. "Each year...

 

Six file for three Freedom School Board spots

By Tuesday afternoon no one had filed for the three open seats on the Freedom Board of Education. By the 5 p.m. deadline on Wednesday, two candidates had filed for each of the open positions. Those filing are: • Seat 2, full term: Concha Herrera...

 

Dunning's love of Northwestern, baseball leads to game-changing gift

Jim Dunning, a 1981 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, may not have put up hall of fame statistics, but his love of Northwestern and generous spirit will make a lasting impact on the...

 

KIMBERLY DON VANLANDINGHAM

Services for Kimberley Don Vanlandingham, 40, of Alva are pending with Marshall Funeral Home....

 

Election

The Rolling Stones sang, “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, well, you might find, you get what you need.” In the aftermath of a rowdy, personality infused, sometimes...

 

Random Thoughts

The United States government consists of three “branches: executive (headed up by the president), legislative (Congress), and judicial (courts from the “district” level up to the Supreme...

 

Goldbugs take down the Longhorns in their fourth-straight win

The Alva Goldbugs continued their fourth win in a row with the Ladybugs as they defeated their longtime rivals the Chisholm Longhorns at home on Tuesday night. It was a close matchup throughout the fi...

 

Randall hits the foul shot that gets the win for the Ladybugs

The Alva Ladybugs hosted their rivals in a battle that went all the way to the wire, as Whitney Randall drained two foul shots that notched the win for the Ladybugs against the Chisholm Lady...

 

Randall wins the day

This conclusion of the Chisholm Lady Longhorns and the Alva Ladybug game was the talk of the town Wednesday. Alva had trailed nearly the entire game. The Ladybugs were one point behind when Alva got...

 
 By Doug Self    Sports    December 9, 2016

Dawgs Hold off Cameron for Second Straight Victory

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – A three-point attempt by Cameron with less than two seconds to play was off the mark, allowing the SWOSU Basketball team to earn a 73-71 victory over the Aggies on Wednesday evening inside the Pioneer Cellular Event Center....

 

Sharpe's Double-Double Leads Hillcats to 91-69 Win

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Senior forward Jeylynn Sharpe scored a career-high 21 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double as the Rogers State men's basketball team overpowered visiting St. Gregory's in a 91-69 victory on Wednesday (Dec. 7) at the...

 

Golden Suns defeat No. 11 Drury in overtime

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Cheyenne North's 16 points and Danielle Frachiseur' s 13 points and 11 boards led Arkansas Tech to a 77-74 win in overtime against No. 11 Drury on Wednesday. Kelsey McClure sent the game into extra time on a layup with five...

 
 By Caleb Byrd    Sports    December 9, 2016

Tigers fall to UAFS 87-67

ARKADLEPHIA, Ark. – The Ouachita Lady Tigers' basketball team fell to Arkansas-Fort Smith on the road by a final score of 87-67. The loss came despite four Lady Tigers scoring in double-digits. Ouachita's record now stands at 3-5 on the season....

 

Tigers fall to Bronchos in dual opener

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - The Ouachita Tigers wrestling team were defeated by the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos by a final of 47-3 in Edmond, Okla. on Wednesday night. The injury-laden Tigers battled bravely despite being down two men....

 

Oklahoma's Westbrook named nation's top receiver

ATLANTA (AP) — Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook has won the Biletnikoff Award as the top receiver in college football. Westbrook, a senior, picked up the trophy Thursday night at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. He beat out Austin Carr of...

 
 By Cliff Brunt    Sports    December 9, 2016

Oklahoma's Westbrook takes small-town skills to big stage

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dede Westbrook looked like a contortionist at the end his 29-yard touchdown grab against Baylor. Oklahoma's breakout star caught the ball around the Bears 12-yard line and appeared headed out of bounds. He slipped before...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019