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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.;...

 
 By Max Ridgway    Local    December 29, 2017

The old is gone – the new is here

The first thing you should notice about the Bible is that it is divided into two parts labeled “old” and “new.” This distinction is important because it suggests that there is a difference between what is old and what is new. If there were...

 

Spiritually Speaking

Sunday morning, as I was preaching from Luke 9, I made special emphasis of a rebuke – given by Jesus to his close companions, James and John. It seems the “sons of thunder” were convinced that they should call down a little fire from heaven to...

 

Citizen award nominations sought

The Alva Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for the Citizen of Distinction Awards. Nomination forms have been published in the Newsgram. You may also pick up a copy at the chamber office at 502 Oklahoma Blvd. The deadline for entries is Jan....

 

Help fight hunger and feed hope in Woods County

Join the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in fighting hunger in Oklahoma, including Woods County, by making a tax-deductible gift by Dec. 31. Donations raised through the holiday match will provide good food for chronically hungry children, seniors on...

 

For your New Year's resolution, try Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline

OKLAHOMA CITY – Thinking about quitting tobacco in the new year? The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), provides FREE resources to Oklahomans who are thinking about quitting tobacco, currently...

 

Enter the Cobot

Some of the greatest advancements in technology have come in the field of robotics. It is also the field most likely to take human assembly line and other jobs as industry looks for ways to improve...

 

Random Thoughts

The Renaissance was a time in Europe (roughly from the 1300s to the 1600s) when artists, authors, and other creative people produced a great number of novels, plays, poems and paintings. Because of...

 

Sales tax continues slight decrease

Alva sales tax collections continue to show a slight downward trend with December 2017 collections down almost eight percent from the same month last year. Alva received $316,093.31 this month...

 

#4 in 2017: OC 4x400 team earns indoor All-America honors with school record

OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec. 28, 2017) – In 2016, Oklahoma Christian's 4x400-meter relay team came agonizingly close to qualifying for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships, but missed making the field by just a few hundredths of a...

 

Oklahoma State hits milestones in Camping World Bowl win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mason Rudolph threw for 351 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and James Washington became No. 17 Oklahoma State's career receiving yards leader in a 30-22 victory over No. 22 Virginia Tech in the Camping World Bowl. Washington...

 

Higgs' career game lifts No. 8 Texas past Oklahoma 88-78

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lashann Higgs scored a career-high 25 points and No. 8 Texas won at Oklahoma for the first time since the 2009-10 season, beating the Sooners 88-78 on Thursday night in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams. Ariel Atkins...

 

No. 24 Oklahoma State women rout Texas Tech 98-57

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kaylee Jensen had 26 points and 12 rebounds and No. 24 Oklahoma State won its fourth straight with a 98-57 rout of Texas Tech on Thursday night in a Big 12 Conference opener. Jensen was 12 of 16 from the field. Loryn Goodwin...

 

No. 6 Baylor dominates Kansas State in 88-58 victory

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kalani Brown scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting to lead No. 6 Baylor to an 88-58 victory over Kansas State on Thursday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Baylor (10-1, 1-0 Big 12) led 8-0 2:05 into the game, a run...

 

Oklahoma's Kelly lands in Rose Bowl, just like mom predicted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oklahoma linebacker and Californian Caleb Kelly is not about to start doubting mom. Valerie Kelly has already correctly predicted the Sooners would end up in the Rose Bowl, so when she tells her son that the next stop for No. 2...

 

Woman dies in Lawrence shooting that may have been accident

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police in Lawrence are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman, though indications are that it may have been accidental. Police say 30-year-old Lei Ala A. Turner was killed Wednesday night at an apartment. She died of a...

 

Police investigating body found in Kansas River

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas police are investigating a body found in the Kansas River. Officer Zac Blair in a statement said that a water pollution staffer found the body Thursday morning near James and Third streets. The Kansas...

 

Survey asks child advocates about treatment of gay couples

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Less than a quarter of the court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children surveyed by state auditors said that prospective same-sex parents are treated differently than heterosexual couples in the state's foster...

 

Attorney: Deadly force unnecessary in Kansas man's shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas police officers who fatally shot a black man earlier this year did not need to use deadly force, a lawyer for his family said Thursday, disputing authorities' account of him reaching toward a gun in one of his pockets...

 

Oklahoma attorney general seeks rate cut for consumers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says utility companies that stand to save an estimated $100 million in new federal corporate tax cuts should pass those savings onto Oklahoma residents. Hunter announced Thursday he has...

 

Oklahoma panel slashes legislative pay

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Freshman state House member Meloyde Blancett planned to supplement her legislative salary by continuing her consulting work. Between routine legislative duties, interim committee meetings, knocking doors in her district and... Full story

 

10 deaths in Oklahoma linked to flu during current season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports there have now been 10 deaths due to influenza in the state since the start of the current flu season in September. The department said in a news release Thursday that there have...

 

2 addiction recovery centers under investigation in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is investigating possible food-stamp fraud at two unregulated addiction recovery centers. The department's investigation focuses on Fort Gibson's Faith Based Therapeutic Community...

 

Once busy Oklahoma death chamber stays quiet into 3rd year

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma, a state with one of the busiest death chambers in the country in recent decades, will enter its third year without an execution in 2018 while prison officials and state attorneys fine tune its procedure for putting...

 

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