Alva Review-Courier -

Local

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 14452



 By Pastor John Clapp    Local    July 1, 2022 

We need a second Great Awakening

I hope you and your family will have a great holiday this weekend. We can all use some much-needed family time and a great BBQ. Monday night, I hope all your fireworks go off and are loud and bright....

 
 By Arden Chaffee    Local    July 1, 2022 

Waves

If you have been to the ocean, you may have witnessed the overpowering energy in waves. Wave motion is usually caused by the wind and affects the water from the surface all the way to the bottom....

 
 By Roger Hardaway    Local    July 1, 2022 

Random Thoughts

As we have seen, Andrew and Abby Borden were hacked to death by a hatchet in their Fall River, Massachusetts, home on August 4, 1892. Abby was killed first. In the Borden home at the time of Abby Bord...

 
 Local    July 1, 2022 

Northwestern names new executive vice president

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce Dr. David Pecha as the new executive vice president beginning July 1. Dr. Bo Hannaford, who is assuming the role of university president o...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    July 1, 2022 

Woods County Industrial Development Authority bids farewell to longtime member

The Woods County Industrial Development Authority said goodbye to one of its own Tuesday morning. Longtime member and chairperson Rick Cunningham, who is retiring, conducted his last meeting alongside Randy McMurphy, Stan Kline, and Connor Martin....

 
 By Minister Steve Hamm    Local    July 1, 2022 

Be a doer!

Do you know lazy people? Those people who do absolutely nothing to contribute to the betterment and building up of society? We as Christians can fall into the same rut if we don’t show our faith to God and the world by our actions! We can become...

 
 Local    July 1, 2022 

Religious services and events

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...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 1, 2022 

Alva Hospital Authority approves budgets, elects officers

Operating budgets for the FY22-23 year beginning July 1 were approved during the Alva Hospital Authority (AHA) meeting Tuesday evening. All trustees were present. In a special meeting on June 9, the AHA approved a contract with Meditech as a service...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 1, 2022 

Hamil, Smiley win Woods County primary election

Woods County incumbents David Hamil and John Smiley won the Republican primary election on Tuesday, June 28, with more than 50 percent of the vote. Election returns are preliminary until ratified at 5 p.m. today, July 1. Hamil received 62.78 percent...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    July 1, 2022 

Art is seen Through the Lens at Graceful Arts Gallery

Camera artists are featured during July at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. "Through the Lens Photography" provides three different perspectives in photographs by Sherry Stinson, Bruce Montgomery and...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 29, 2022

Too good to be true

Every morning when I open my work email, I sigh in dismay at the number of new items in my inbox. Some days, there is a storm of obvious scams. The ones in Chinese are the easiest to spot. Other days...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    June 29, 2022

Alfalfa County commissioners meeting short and sweet

Monday's meeting was brief for the Alfalfa County commissioners. First, Mike Roach, Jay Hague, and Marvin Woodall signed their usual documents — the minutes of their previous meeting, maintenance and operation warrants for payment, and blanket...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Longtime educator Brent Rousey hired as new Burlington School Superintendent

With a history as superintendent, principal, coach and teacher, longtime educator Brent Rousey is the newly hired superintendent at Burlington School. The Burlington Board of Education voted to offer him the position of superintendent at the terms...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 29, 2022

Helena police chief pursues suspects in high-speed chase

The Helena police chief pursued a vehicle at high speed after being notified the occupants were seen throwing packages over the fence at James Crabtree Correctional Center (JCCC). Court records show...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 29, 2022

Woman sent for mental health treatment after ramming pickup

A woman from Cherokee is facing several charges after she was reported to have driven her car into a parked pickup. Jenetta Renee Jett aka Jenetta Renee Orr, 52, of Cherokee, has been charged with...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa City Council hears plan to build Priority Power Solar Farm

When it was time to call the Kiowa City Council regular meeting to order June 13, they did not have a quorum to hold an actual meeting. Councilwoman Janet Robison had planned to be out-of-town and Councilman Brian Hill was in the harvest field. All o...

 
 By Justin Goodno    Local    June 29, 2022

Barber County 4-H wins Southeast Region Crops Judging Contest

On June 21, several Barber County 4-H members made their way to Emporia, Kansas, to compete in a crops judging contest as part of the Southeast Region 4-H Youth Challenge Day. In the Senior Division,...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa City Council changes worker's comp insurance

Since Kiowa's City Council had no quorum for their original June meeting they held their meeting last Wednesday evening. The meeting lasted near three hours. All councilpersons attended including: Janet Robison, B.J. Duvall, Brian Hill, Jason...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 29, 2022

Texas man stopped for speeding 91 mph

A man stopped for speeding in Alfalfa County turned out to be wanted in Texas. Court papers show on June 17 at 5:40 p.m. Highway Patrol Trooper Randal McCullough was patrolling eastbound on OK-11...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Sadly, Hardtner has no plans for Fourth of July, Kiowa is picking up the slack

Most of the Fourth of July celebrations I've attended since being a young child were in Hardtner, Kansas. It was the same, relaxing, traditional routine – Swim and play games in the near Olympic size pool at Achenbach Park; eat pit beef...

 
 By Breya Beck    Local    June 29, 2022

Redgate serving as 2022-2023 Waynoka FFA chapter president

Tayen Redgate is currently serving as 2022-2023 Waynoka FFA chapter president. She is the daughter of Ryan and Dacia Redgate and has an older brother, Traben Redgate. Tayen has been in FFA since the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 29, 2022

Woods County commissioner discuss Senior Center roof problem

The Woods County commissioners are still working on the roofing problem at the Woods County Senior Citizens Center in Alva. The building is owned by the county. There is a roof leak, and there may be...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 29, 2022

Kiowa's own Steele Smith wins World Champion Junior High Team Roping Header title

Imagine a 12 year old cowboy from Kiowa, Kansas, fresh out of sixth grade, walking into the arena of the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter with his 13-year-old partner, also just out of...

 

Menus for week of June 27 to July 1

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Chicken Alfredo, broccoli, cauliflower, garlic bread, ice cream (diabetic: sugar free ice cream) Tuesday – Chili cheese dog with diced onion, tater tots, coleslaw, peaches or watermelon Wednesday...

 

Grow and Share OHCE to present canning workshop July 8

Grow and Share OHCE met for its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on June 8, 2022 , at The Homestead with Carol Erikson serving as hostess. President Janet Cunningham called the meeting to order and led the group in the flag salute. Eight members...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 07/01/2022 14:21