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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.;...

 

Sparkling second graders

This year at Burlington we have 17 sparkling second graders. There are 6 boys and 11 girls. They like playing soccer, basketball and ball tag at recess with their friends. All the second graders are...

 

Burlington's Christmas music program full of holiday spirit

The Burlington school Christmas music program held on Dec. 14th was a holiday treat. The program started with the fourth through 12th grades singing "Peace, Peace" together with the audience joining...

 

FFA hosts Burlington tree lighting

The Burlington FFA hosted its second annual Burlington Tree Lighting on Monday evening, Dec. 18. The event was held in the Purple Park at 5:30 p.m. with cider, hot chocolate and cookies provided by...

 

Library specialist implementing new programs

Mica Andrews is the new library specialist at Burlington School this year. She enjoys what she does. She is using the new Promethean Active Connect to teach lessons to the elementary students....

 

Burlington teams place in NWOSU Tournament

The Burlington High School basketball teams recently participated in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Tournament. The girls' team played Timberlake and the boys' played Waynoka on Thursday,...

 

Terrific Ty

Ty Logan Stricker is the 18-year-old son of Brenda Stricker and Gerald Stricker. He was born April 21, 1999, in Enid. Ty is the youngest with three older sisters and an older brother. Ty is active in...

 

'Tis the Season for Giving

The Burlington 7th-12th grade classes adopted an angel from the local Angel Tree. The Burlington School counselor, Misty McCullough, contacted the Angel Tree coordinator and let her know that the...

 

God's goodness at Christmas

Christmas has arrived and are you ready for it to come? Yes, you may have you last-minute presents to buy, getting all the food for the family and sending cards. Yet in the midst of all the wonderful...

 

Spiritually Speaking

The floor in the Bible Chair is decades old, thousands of 6-inch by 6-inch tiles, covered with layers of wax and (on occasion) buffed to a fine shine. I rarely notice the floor at all, but my schedule has slowed down considerably since the end of...

 

Introducing Alva to futsal

A local resident has made a donation to encourage development of an indoor soccer program in Alva. Monday night the Alva City Council accepted the donation as part of the city budget. Steven Barrows, a former soccer coach, has donated $755.56 of...

 

Library plans for new children's activities

The Alva Public Library is looking to the future with new activities for children. Library Director Sandra Ott-Hamilton told the library board Wednesday that two Code-a-pillars have been purchased. These learning toys are designed to teach...

 

BJCC has inmate count of 544

Warden Becky Guffy told the Community Advisory Board Tuesday noon that when she came on board three years ago the prisoner count at Bill Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC) was 767. That large number led to the demise of many of the training...

 

Larry Smith announces planned dental practice successor: Madison Campbell

Longtime Alva dentist Dr. Larry Smith announced Monday plans to transition his practice to a future dentist, Madison Campbell. Campbell recently received notice that she had been accepted to the OU College of Dentistry in Oklahoma City. Over 1,100...

 

Dr. Kathryn Lane publishes collection on societal depictions of 'nerds' and 'geeks' in pop culture

Dr. Kathryn Lane, associate professor of English and chair to the English, Foreign Language and Humanities Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, recently created and published a...

 

NWOSU social workers association holds charity fundraising drive

Students in the Social Workers Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) chapter at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently called upon the community to for its Compassion in Action Dignity Drive this...

 

Jesus

A National Geographic feature this month is titled “The Search for the Real Jesus.” The pictures alone make it an emotional rollercoaster as readers follow the paths that Jesus took. When we...

 

Random Thoughts

Rance Howard’s desire to become an actor in Hollywood caused him and his wife, Jean, to pack up their son Ron and move to California in the mid-1950s. Along with second son, Clint, who was born in...

 

Ladybugs win 45-41 over Tonkawa

The Alva Ladybugs traveled to Tonkawa Tuesday and brought home a victory, 45-41. By halftime, the Alva team had doubled their opponent’s point total at 24-12. But the Lady Buccaneers outscored the Ladybugs in the second half to tie the game with a...

 

Basketball scholarship established in memory of Ava Keeney

Dr. Jim Keeney established the Ava Keeney Basketball Scholarship in honor of his late wife to ease the financial burden of college for another Lady Ranger basketball player. Ava married Jim in 1979...

 
 By Eric Scott    Sports    December 22, 2017

Local coaches discuss their programs at Quarterback Club meeting

Local coaches had an opportunity to promote their programs on Tuesday as the Quarterback Club hosted its weekly meeting at The Other Place restaurant. In attendance were Alva High School basketball coaches Shane Feely and Dusty Horn, as well as...

 

Goldbugs top Tonkawa 59-43

The Alva Goldbugs defeated Tonkawa 59-43 Tuesday night on the road. The Goldbugs are now 5-1 on the season while Tonkawa drops to 2-6. Alva moved out in front 18-7 in the first quarter but allowed Tonkawa to catch up to within six points by the half...

 

Wisconsin girl convicted in Slender Man stabbing sentenced

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in a mental hospital, the maximum punishment possible. Anissa Weier,...

 

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