Alva Review-Courier -

Local

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 9884

Page Up



 By Marione Martin    Local    April 1, 2020

Making use of time at home

Saturday I spoke on the phone with an Alva woman who described herself as elderly. She was spending a lot of time at home. She became emotional as she described how much it meant to her to see the...

 

Senate Review: Restrictions, work-arounds and advice from my daughter

Gov. Kevin Stitt announced a series of new temporary restrictions that will impact the daily lives of many across District 19 on Tuesday. Headlining the restrictions was the “Safer at Home” order, which requires those in vulnerable populations to... Full story

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 1, 2020

Burlington School following Governor's State of Emergency

When President Terry Graham called the Burlington Board of Education meeting to order, all members were present, including Aaron Smith, April Kisling, T.J. Rockenbach and Robert Hill. This was the regular monthly meeting March 23. Also attending...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 1, 2020

Alfalfa County fairgrounds next to be professionally sanitized

Despite all the precautionary measures, commissioners in Alfalfa County met this week as they usually do on Monday mornings. Jay Hague, Stan Tucker, and Marvin Woodall started with the routine items...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 1, 2020

Schubert-Akin wins Sportswomen of Colorado "Inspirational" award

Those who knew Jennifer Schubert-Akin as she grew up in Burlington remember her as a talented pianist and valedictorian of the BHS Class of 1975. They would probably have never dreamed that they'd...

 

South Barber Tots Say Thank You

These South Barber Tots sent a thank you picture of the meals they are enjoying during this time of social distancing. Thanks goes out to all those working so that our children are fed and taught...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 1, 2020

Kiowa City Council approves disaster declaration, stay-at-home order by county and state

Kiowa's City Council held an emergency meeting Sunday evening in the new city hall chambers. Two members were present via Zoom online: Brian Hill and B.J. Duvall. Mayor Bill Watson called the meeting to order with all other members present: R.L. Simp...

 
 By Kathleen Lourde    Local    April 1, 2020

Waynoka School Board grants Superintendent Cline emergency powers

The Waynoka school board met March 26 to discuss policy changes and other matters, most of them related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Present were board members Rick George, Travis George, Garret Gum, John Hanson and Clint Olson. Superintendent Scott...

 

Situation Update: COVID-19

As of this advisory April 1, there are 719 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Greer County has been added to the list of counties now required to come into compliance with Gov. Kevin Stitt's "Safer at Home" executive order that calls...

 

Menus for week of March 30–April 3

Menu for Woods County Senior Citizens Monday – Spaghetti with meat sauce, corn, cauliflower, garlic bread, pears (diabetic: no sugar added pears) Tuesday – Chicken teriyaki, soya rice casserole, broccoli, carrots, yeast roll, peach cobbler...

 
 By Jim Scribner    Local    March 29, 2020

The American people, in general, are pretty neat

All over the country help is being given in all kinds of ways. Locally several people are making masks for at-risk people. The schools are feeding kids. Several people are delivering meals....

 

Jonathan Wales named Oklahoma's Social Work Student of the Year

Jonathan Wales, Northwestern Oklahoma State University senior from Woodward, has been named the 2020 National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma (NASW-OK) Undergraduate Student of the Year. He...

 

Alva Community Foundation sets up disaster relief fund

ALVA – The Alva Community Foundation (ACF) has teamed up with Communities Foundation of Oklahoma (CFOK) to create an Alva Disaster Relief Fund to help Alvans facing difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two organizations announced...

 

Attorney General Hunter, U.S. Attorney Downing coordinate efforts to combat coronavirus fraud

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter and U.S. Attorney Tim Downing have announced a state-federal partnership that will combine resources and information to investigate and prosecute con artists attempting to defraud Oklahomans during the...

 

OSU Medicine Launches COVID-19 ECHO Line

TULSA – Gov. Kevin Stitt declared a state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns on March 15. In response and in an effort to rapidly disseminate as much information as possible on best practices for hospit...

 

COVID-19 testing could begin soon on OU Medicine campus

OKLAHOMA CITY – Although testing kits for COVID-19 remain in short supply, OU Medicine and its academic partner, the OU Health Sciences Center, along with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, have launched a multifaceted strategy to begin...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Family members with coronavirus should be isolated at home

STILLWATER, Okla. – As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across the state, people must educate themselves about the symptoms and how to prevent the virus’ spread in their own homes, said Gina Peek, Oklahoma State University Extens...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

STILLWATER, Okla. – Not all Oklahomans were able to get to grocery stores to stock up on favorite foods in preparation for home quarantines ahead of COVID-19. Budgets and opportunities likely feel even more constrained now with announced business...

 

Have you heard?

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, anecdotal stories and experiences begin to emerge. The information overload is unlikely to stop any time soon, so we want to take a moment to remind you about the importance of making sure the information you’re...

 

Situation Update; COVID-19

As of this advisory Saturday morning, March 28, there are 377 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Le Flore and Nowata counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Gov. Kevin Stitt's...

 

Here come the frauds: From bogus vaccine kits to 'Silver Solution'

Vaccine kits. “Silver Solution” treatment. Even coronavirus-fighting toothpaste. The swindles have begun. As Americans struggle to cope with the spread of COVID-19, they will also need to brace themselves for “disaster fraud” – those cons t...

 
 By Mike Brake    Local    March 29, 2020

Resources available for parents thrust into homeschooling

The headline on a recent Forbes article by Kerry McDonald about the COVID-19 pandemic touched an unexpected subject. The unprecedented mass closure of schools around the globe (including every school in Oklahoma) is “the world’s homeschooling...

 

State regents recognize Northwestern and Value Added Products

Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Alva-based business Value Added Products were recently honored for their business partnership during a ceremony to recognize innovative collaborations that...

 

DPS launches online renewal of driver licenses and identification cards

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and increased efforts to encourage residents to stay in their homes to slow the spread of the virus, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety is announcing the launch of online renewals and replacements for Class...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Simple recommendations for making a disinfecting solution

STILLWATER, Okla. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are rethinking how they disinfect the surfaces in their homes and workspaces. Based on what currently is known about the novel coronavirus, it could remain viable on surfaces for...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019