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'A Forgotton Evil' wins Spur Award

Dr. Sheldon Russell of Waynoka has won the 2020 Western Writers of America's prestigious Spur Award for Best Western Historical Novel with his most recent book, "A Forgotten Evil," published by...


17th annual NWOSU Art Society Art Show open until March 27 in Alva campus library

More than 360 pieces of art are now on display in the J.W. Martin Library at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Alva for the 17th annual NWOSU Art Society Art Show that will remain open to the... Full story


Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma

The First Baptist Church, Alva, will host the Singing ChurchWomen of Oklahoma in concert on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. This is the 30th Anniversary Season for the SCW. The concert will include traditional and contemporary arrangements, scripture...


Los Angeles music activist to speak at Northwestern; choir to perform

Conductor, composer/arranger, vocal contractor, singer, music activist and speaker Dr. Alexander Lloyd Blake will be the special guest of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Fine Arts... Full story

 By Marione Martin    Local    March 8, 2020

A passion for creating

Stepping tentatively through an evening field, some buffalo pause to check their surroundings. These aren't the woolly brown beasts seen in nature but more surreal creatures with elongated limbs that... Full story

 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 5, 2020

Nescatunga Arts Festival to offer Sugar Show for the first time

A fine artist spends hours, days, weeks and beyond perfecting their masterpiece. Cake decorating is certainly a version of fine art and will be recognized as such at the Nescatunga Arts Festival in Al... Full story


Freedom Hoop Shoot held

Twelve from Freedom participated in the annual Freedom Hoop Shoot. The six winners advanced to the Lodge 1184 Hoop Shoot Contest last Saturday at the Alva Middle School Gym. Third graders Bode Smith... Full story


'We Can't Have Christmas'

“We Can’t Have Christmas,” a musical created by FPS music teacher Ms. Tyree, will be presented by the pre-K through fifth-grade students on Thursday, Dec. 19, at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. The musical begins in the classroom where students are... Full story


Ranger Royalty finalists, Freshman Queen announced; King, Queen to be crowned Oct. 26

Northwestern Oklahoma State University held its annual Ranger Royalty Banquet Tuesday following the first round of voting for king and queen candidates. The Student Government Association (SGA)... Full story


Freedom Museum to host Halloween event: 'Night at the Museum'

Freedom community members are invited to attend the “Night at the Museum,” a Halloween party next Wednesday, Oct 30. This event is free of charge for those who wish to attend, and partygoers will have the opportunity to win a chimenea as a door... Full story


Evans' creativity a blessing to many

Most Sundays at the First Presbyterian Church of Alva, you will find sitting in the pews a creative individual who uses her crocheting talent to bring joy to others. Ida Evans is that gifted woman.... Full story


Bands participating in Northwestern's homecoming activities on Oct. 26

Nearly 600 students in bands from across Oklahoma and Kansas will join the Ranger Marching Band by participating in Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s homecoming festivities set for Saturday, Oct. 26. Twelve bands will march around Alva’s d...


Rally 'Round the Ranger set for Friday, Oct. 25

Northwestern Oklahoma State University welcomes employees, students, alumni and community members to Rally ‘Round the Ranger at noon on Friday, Oct. 25. All Ranger fans are invited to gather by the Ranger statue for a pep rally and free pizza on...


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