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Spiritually Speaking: Radiance and representation

The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word (Hebrews 1:3a). Last week, we looked at a very Pauline claim (that Jesus...

 

First Presbyterian Church of Alva candle lighting

First Presbyterian Church of Alva lights the candles on the Advent Wreath. The meaning and significance of the peace candle was explained as it was lite....

 

Church Calendar

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...

 

The greatest gift

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored...

 

Sudha Directs Christmas Program practice

Miss Sudha, Tiny Steps Preschool teacher, patiently watches and directs her students as they practice for their upcoming Christmas program. The performance will be Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m. at...

 

Tiny Steps Preschool Students learning about good (and naughty) behavior from an elf

Tiny Steps preschool students searched for their Elf on the Shelf earlier this week. They soon discover the elf has made his way into their candy jar and could end up with a tummy ache from eating...

 

Rev your engines: Zion Lutheran launches 'Fast and Furious' food drive

The Friends of Zion Lutheran are holding a “Fast and Furious” food drive now through next Tuesday, Dec. 17, in hopes of winning $500 to go to the Alva Wesleyan Food Pantry. The Thrivent Foundation (Thrivent is a Christian insurance and financial...

 

AGEF awarded $8,150.00 to teachers in the Alva School District

AGEF is honored to have awarded 26 mini grants to classroom teachers this year. A total of $8,150 non-budget funding will be going directly into Alva District classrooms....

 

'We have a fantastic airport'

The grass or turf runway at the Alva Regional Airport has been a frequent topic of discussion during monthly airport commission meetings. During Monday night’s meeting, local pilot and businessman Todd Holder addressed that issue. “I just want...

 

NWOGS to hold Christmas Social

The Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society’s Dec. 14 meeting is the annual Christmas Social. It will be held in at the Alva Public Library at 10 a.m. Delicious Christmas treats will be shared, and members and guests will share their genealogy...

 

October AMS Students of the Month

The teachers at Alva Middle School (AMS) have selected Carrinston Kline and Eliah Ruhl, eighth grade; Randee Perks and Jantz Heaton, seventh grade; and Avery Goss and Trace Hamilton, sixth grade, as...

 

Burlington man dies of injuries in rollover

A Burlington man died after being ejected from his vehicle in a Major County crash Wednesday. Emilio Rios Perez, 70, of Burlington, was pronounced dead at the scene due to head and trunk injuries by Greg Turner of the Office of the Medical Examiner....

 

No injuries in three-vehicle wreck

A three-vehicle collision at 12:10 Wednesday, Dec. 4, snarled traffic on Oklahoma Boulevard in Alva as people headed out on lunch breaks. The wreck occurred on Oklahoma Boulevard at Noble Street....

 

Dates set for Lt. Governor's Turkey Hunt

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority (WCIDA) met on Tuesday morning with all members present. Chair Rick Cunningham, Randy McMurphy, Stan Kline, Richard Ryerson and Connor Martin were joined by the Woods County Economic Development...

 

Northwestern offices closing for holiday break Dec. 23 through Jan. 1

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will close for the holiday break beginning Monday, Dec. 23. All Northwestern locations and offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2020. Fall semester finals week will continue through Friday, Dec. 13. Spring...

 

STELLA EASTER ROSE

Family visitation will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel. Services will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Chapel with Reverend...

 

'Tis the season for porch pirates

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are buying gifts for other people or treating yourself with seasonal deals, the holiday season usually means a spike in packages delivered to your place of residence. With millions of packages...

 

Mustang

The Ford Mustang was conceived to appeal to women. Launched in April 1964, it was based on the Ford Falcon economy car chassis with the first-year sales targeted to reach 100,000. It sold 400,000 the...

 

Random Thoughts An Arkansas duel, part 1

If you are one of those folks who is constantly astonished by the actions of politicians in Washington, D.C., you are not alone! Many people, regardless of political beliefs, are often dismayed and...

 

Tuesday night bowling standings for Dec. 10

Dilly Dilly 41 ½ wins 26 ½ losses Rollin Good Times 38 wins 30 losses Ms Deb's Hairstyling 35 ½ wins 32 ½ losses Marshall's Oldtimers 35 wins 33 losses Next Frame 33 wins 35 losses O'Bar 32 wins 36 losses Knights of Columbus 31 wins 37 losses...

 
 By Ted Harbin    Sports    December 13, 2019

Struxness consistent at the NFR

LAS VEGAS – Through the first seven nights of the National Finals Rodeo, J.D. Struxness has taken himself to the pay window six times. It’s adding up fast. On Wednesday night, he wrestled his steer to the ground in 3.9 seconds to finish in a...

 

Alva Ladybugs get 5th straight win

After winning first at the Pioneer Mustang Stampede Tournament and beating Chisholm in their away opener, the Alva Ladybugs were finally able to play at home Tuesday night. This was the second...

 

Goldbugs lose to Maroons 43-39

The Alva Goldbugs are having a tough start to their season with a loss to Blackwell 43-39 Tuesday night at home. They beat Chisholm in their opener on the road but lost three games in the Pioneer...

 

Familiar face missing as playoff coaches gather in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A familiar face was missing as the coaches gathered Thursday at the College Football Hall of Fame to discuss the upcoming playoff. So was a guy who was supposed to be there. For the first time since the playoff started in 2014, Nick...

 

Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to S...

 

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