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Burlington School News: Homecoming Week

Homecoming is an exciting time of the year for students at Burlington. Students enjoy dressing up for Spirit Week and attending the basketball game on Friday night, followed by a dance. Homecoming... Full story


Spook Parade on a sunny afternoon

Friday, Oct. 30, was full of surprise at Freedom Schools. Parents gathered in the library to observe and participate in Pumpkins for Pops. Then the group paraded through the hallways and downtown... Full story


Booster Club serving tacos and dessert Nov. 21

Freedom Public School’s Booster Club will host a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. Tacos will be served for a freewill donation. There will also be a dessert auction with pies, bread and other sweets for your...


A variety of artists featured during the First Friday Artwalk

The November exhibit at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva is the regional Biennial Juried Art Show and Sale. Jo Decker explains that artists submit a number of works for the show. Pieces are selected for...


New Miss Timberlake crowned

Summer Finney was crowned the new Miss Timberlake on Oct. 8. She received an arm bouquet of roses and a tiara. Laney Neal, Miss Timberlake 2019, was present to crown the new Miss Timberlake. Finney...


Winter weather causes art workshop, talk to be rescheduled for Nov. 4

The recent winter weather has caused a rescheduling of the artist talk and collage/mixed media workshop originally planned for Oct. 28 by the Northwestern Oklahoma State University visual arts program...


Brooklyn artist to present talk, workshop at Northwestern

An artist talk and collage/mixed media workshop is planned for Oct. 28 by the Northwestern Oklahoma State University visual arts program’s October artist-in-residence Alyssa Klauer, a painter based in Brooklyn, New York. Klauer, who began her... Full story


Freedom Fall Carnival is Saturday

Freedom Public Schools has scheduled the Fall Carnival for Saturday, Oct. 24, with dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The senior class will serve the dinner at the American Legion. Dinner will be a choice of...


'Open when I am here'

Waiting in the restaurant for his food, the white-haired man scans the other diners looking for his next victim. His smiling wife shows no concern as his gaze alights on a possibility. He spreads out... Full story


October Artist in Residence Alyssa Klauer's work creates intense psychological space

Northwestern Oklahoma State University has announced its Artist-in-Residence for October: Alyssa Klauer, a painter from Brooklyn, N.Y., who has exhibited in San Francisco; New York City; Washington,...


Northwestern Theatre to present '45 Plays for 45 Presidents'

Members of Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s theater program will present “45 Plays for 45 Presidents” as their first theatrical performance of the year Oct. 15-16 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium on the Alva...


New Miss Burlington crowned

On Sept. 10, the Miss Burlington pageant was held in the Burlington auditorium and broadcast on BurlingtonElks.TV. The Burlington student council is pleased to announce that Alyssa Russell is our... Full story


First Friday Art Walk tonight features Gateways exhibit

Three artists are highlighted in the Gateways exhibit for tonight's First Friday Art Walk in Alva. Paintings by Rebekah Griffith of Owasso usually include people although the scenes vary from the... Full story


Local students participate in livestock judging contest at Woods County Fair

Six teams from Alva and Waynoka 4-H and FFA participated in the Woods County Fair Livestock Judging Contest on Sept. 12. In the Senior FFA division, Alva FFA placed first with the team of Payten... Full story


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