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51st Nescatunga Arts Festival, Sugar Show pushed back to Nov. 6

Covid-19 is still causing a bit of uncertainty for the 51st annual Nescatunga Arts Festival in Alva. Normally held each year on the first Saturday in June, the festival was canceled last year because of the pandemic and has now been pushed back this...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 7, 2021

Enjoy spring inside and out during tonight's Art Walk

Stepping into the Graceful Arts Gallery is like walking into a spring garden. May's "Sun, Fun and Friends" exhibit brings the colors of nature indoors. Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk in Alva fro...

 

Northwestern's Choirs to Present 'Soundscapes V' Concert May 1

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's choirs, which consist of the University Singers and the University Chorale, will be performing "Soundscapes V" at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the Alva...

 

Northwestern Education students present 'The Wizard of Oz' to Fowler Students

Northwestern Oklahoma State University education students performed "The Wizard of Oz" for Enid Public Schools Fowler Early Childhood Center students recently. The performance was held in the...

 

Northwestern Bands to have concert on Alva's Downtown Square April 30

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's bands will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30, in downtown Alva. The outdoor event is free and open to the public. Dr. Seth Cudd, assistant professor of music...

 

Alva Community Theatre workday open to adult volunteers

Volunteer workers will begin at 8: a.m. on Saturday, April 24 to revitalize and refresh Alva Community Theatre Inc. for the 2021 season. According to organizer Kathi Jenlink, the workday is open to...

 

Miss Freedom Pageant and Spring Concert is Saturday

The annual Miss Freedom Pageant will be on Saturday, April 17, beginning at 7 p.m. and will feature three junior students. Kaitlynn Rhodes, Jaci Weber and Ariana White will be competing for the Miss F...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 11, 2021

Trail driver stories provide inspiration for Weaver's leather art

It all began when Jim Weaver's son saw some adult leaders at a Boy Scout camp tooling leather. Weaver and his son began taking free classes at the Tandy Leather Shop. After a few months, they "kind...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 11, 2021

Capturing memories of Woodward

Remember that restaurant that used to be on the corner? What was the name of that neighborhood grocery store that used to be on ---- Street? It's fun to relive memories of places we've lived and...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 9, 2021

Boyhood pastime becomes a lifelong passion

It was in the 1930s, the time of the Great Depression with economic hard times. Families didn't just walk into a store and buy toys for their kids. That's when Max Benningfield started whittling his...

 

'Rose' voted People's Choice winner at NWOSU Art Society Winners' Show Friday

A painting titled "Rose" by Angelia Case, academic projects assistant/media specialist and Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society sponsor, was voted as the People's Choice winner by those...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 2, 2021

Creativity born of necessity

In her early twenties, Liz Anderson was facing a drastic salary cut while living in a foreign country. Due to a military coup in Thailand, the pay for Anderson's job teaching English was cut to $250...

 

Northwestern to host Lisbeth Coiman for Visiting Writer Series

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of English, Foreign Language and Humanities will play host virtually to writer, educator and cultural commentator Lisbeth Coiman for the Visiting...

 

Winning artwork from NWOSU Art Society Art Show at Runnymede Friday

More than 100 pieces of artwork deemed winners at the annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society Art Show in March will be on display during the First Friday Artwalk from 6 to 8 p.m....

 

Woods County 4-H virtual photography workshop open to public

The Woods County OSU Extension Office will hold a virtual photography workshop at 5:30 p.m. on March 16 over Zoom. This workshop is open to anyone ages 8-18, no matter what skill level they may possess. Those interested in attending need to contact...

 

Freedom Alumni Banquet canceled

The Freedom Alumni Banquet has been canceled again this year, announced Gary Bradt. "It is with deep regret the alumni committee has decided to cancel the 2021 Alumni Banquet due to concerns of the Covid 19 virus," Bradt said. "We hope this is under...

 

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