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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...

 

Christmas is best

Isaiah 9:2-7 I’m writing this on Christmas Eve, but know it will be published on the 27th. So, I hope you all had a very merry Christmas. I’m not gonna try to hide it. I absolutely love...

 

Cole to retire from Town & Country Christian Church

For almost two decades, Pastor Paul Cole has held the reins of Town and Country Christian Church. At the end of this month, Cole will retire. His final sermon will be delivered this Sunday. The...

 

Spiritually Speaking: Fragrance of the future

"After He had provided purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the majesty in Heaven." The last of the Hebrew writer's list of Messiah's qualifications is a segue into the following se...

 

Alva woman critically injured in wreck

Kerri D. Covalt, 50, of Alva, was admitted in critical condition to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City Monday following a collision southwest of Alva. Her injuries are described as trunk internal, head and arm injuries. She was transported from the...

 

Medicaid expansion and redistricting

Two initiative petitions that will be on coming up on state election ballots were discussed during the town hall meeting held by Sen. Casey Murdock Dec. 9 in Alva. Murdock, who is from Felt, was...

 

BRANDON CAREY BROWN

Funeral services for Brandon Carey Brown, 42, of Freedom, Oklahoma, are pending with Wharton Funeral Chapel....

 

SHERRILL PRESTON

Funeral services for Sherrill Preston will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Chuck Lightfoot officiating. She was cremated at her request....

 

Microbe madness

National Geographic Magazine asks, “Are our health and well-being really driven by the bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa that live in our bodies?” The only human microbe-free lives as a fetus...

 

Random Thoughts: Bullfrog County, Nevada, part 1

While the U.S. government in Washington, D.C., has much control over the lives of all Americans, the same is true – to a somewhat lesser extent – for other governmental entities, specifically at t...

 

Hubbard leads Oklahoma State against Texas A&M in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON (AP) — At a time when many college stars skip bowl games, Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard bucked the trend. He'll be there Friday when the Cowboys meet Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl. "I felt like he would play all along," Oklahoma State coach...

 

Oklahoma definite outsider in this College Football Playoff

ATLANTA (AP) — No team in the College Football Playoff has claimed more national titles than Oklahoma. History, though, doesn't carry much weight in this year's field. The Sooners are the clear outsider. No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3...

 

Moran: Trump to try to soften blow to Kansas over 737 Max

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran says President Donald Trump has given him assurances that Trump will try to soften the economic blow for Kansas from the suspension of production of the troubled Boeing 737 Max jetliner. Boeing has...

 

3 killed in head-on collision in Logan County on Christmas

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Three people died in a head-on collision in Logan County on Christmas Day, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. The wreck happened Wednesday night about 1 mile north of Edmond when a car crossed the center line and struck an...

 

Police identify woman stabbed to death in Olathe

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The woman stabbed to death last week in suburban Kansas City has been identified. The Kansas City Star reports that Olathe, Kansas, police on Thursday identified the victim as 68-year-old Patricia Fitzgerald of Montgomery,...

 

2 16-year-olds injured in Wichita shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds are hospitalized but expected to survive after a shooting in Wichita. Police Officer Paul Cruz told the Wichita Eagle that the shooting happened about 12:15 a.m. Thursday on the city's north side. Someone...

 

Former Colombian president to deliver Kansas State lecture

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Former Colombian president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Juan Manuel Santos is speaking next year at Kansas State University. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Santos' Feb. 4 address is part of the Landon Lecture...

 

Report sees progress after Kansas juvenile justice changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been putting fewer juvenile offenders in its detention center and lessening their time on probation in the three years since it overhauled its juvenile justice system to handle offenders in their home communities, a...

 

Healthcare Solutions Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: VRTY) Invites Dr. John Holtzman to Share His Findings on the Use of Topical Creams and Specialty Pharmacy in Place of Potentially Dangerous Opioid Pain Medication

NEW YORK - December 26, 2019 - ( Newswire.com ) ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Healthcare Solutions Holdings, a medical service and device company focused on providing clinicians with state-of-the-art...

 

Group seeking recreational pot in Oklahoma abandons effort

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group seeking a public vote on whether to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oklahoma has temporarily abandoned its effort. The two proponents of the initiative petition — Amy Young and Vanessa Avery — notified...

 

Wichita's indoor football team moving to new arena for 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The indoor football team in Wichita is leaving its downtown arena for another home north of the city built specifically for the sport. The Wichita Force has announced that it will leave the Intrust Bank Arena downtown and move...

 

Topeka zoo wants used live Christmas trees for its animals

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Zoo animals in Topeka will soon be making use of castoff live Christmas trees. The city said in a news release that the trees can be dropped off starting Thursday at a special location at Gage Park, where the zoo is located....

 

Group pushes for Oklahoma sentencing measure on 2020 ballot

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma voters may get to decide whether to amend the state constitution to bar people convicted of non-violent felonies from having to serve extra prison time because of previous convictions for non-violent offenses. A petitio...

 

Grains mostly higher, livestock higher.

Wheat for Mar. rose 8 cents at 5.49 a bushel; Mar. corn was up 1 cent at 3.8850 a bushel, Mar. oats fell 2.75 cents at $2.83 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans gained 1.25 cents at $9.3725 a bushel. Beef and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile...

 

Calif law will force small businesses to rethink staffing

NEW YORK (AP) — A California law that makes it harder for companies to treat workers as independent contractors takes effect next week, forcing small businesses in and outside the state to rethink their staffing. The law puts tough restrictions on...

 

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