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Menus for week of Feb. 6–10

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Glazed pancake bites or cereal/toast, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday—Oatmeal/cinnamon toast or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and sausage gravy or cereal/toast, fruit, juice,...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God with Pastor Sheryl White Sunday: At 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will meet, with morning worship starting at 10:30. In the evening, the youth group will meet at 5 p.m. This is for students in grades 6-12. At 6:30 p.m. Children's...

 

What is faith?

“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God” (Ephesians 2:8).  The Bible tells us that faith is something that is absolutely essential for us to have. Most people start asking, “Well, i...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    February 3, 2023

ARK (act of random kindness)

Have you ever had the feeling like there aren’t any good people left in the world? Then, one day, someone performs an act of random kindness to you and all faith in humanity is restored. Oh, what a wonderful feeling! There is a teaching of such...

 

Menus for week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Oatmeal/toast or cereal/toast, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday—Toast and scrambled eggs or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and gravy or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk...

 
 By Angel Dowell    Local    January 27, 2023

Kind-Hearted Kaci

Kaci was born in Enid, and is the daughter of Shelly Hughes. She has seven siblings, four sisters and three brothers. This is Kaci's first year at Burlington High School. She says her favorite thing...

 
 By Ky Smith    Local    January 27, 2023

What's next?

Looking into the future, sometimes you don’t know where you’re going. As a senior in high school, this is one of those times when you don’t know where the road goes. All students go a different route after high school. Going to college is an...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends...

 

Ask, seek, knock

Jesus’ life was steeped in prayer. He often withdrew from the crowds and even the disciples in order to pray. As a rabbi, he would have led his band of followers in regular prayers throughout the day – morning, noon and night. One day, as he...

 

Shine your light on me!

Imagine the snow falling over the landscape, floating effortlessly as huge flakes make their way to the barren ground. Mother Nature has deposited a dreadful cold this time of the year that makes travel outside the home or business miserable....

 

Menus for week of Jan. 23–27

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Waffles with syrup or cereal/toast, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday—Toast and sausage patty or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and gravy or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends...

 
 By Pastor Drake    Local    January 20, 2023

The bread of life

The things of this world constantly bombard us. Such as political correctness in saying what we can or cannot say or even what is acceptable to do or to say. We are inundated with commercials suggesting what we should buy or not, what is in or out....

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    January 20, 2023

Light overcomes darkness

When I was a young child, I was deathly afraid of the dark. Actually, today I will admit that I do not like dark places, so I guess you could say that I am still somewhat afraid of the dark. When I go into dark places today, I am way more cautious,...

 

Grow and Share OHCE regular monthly meeting

Grow and Share OHCE held its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 11 at The Homestead. Carol McDaniel, Tamre McGinnis and Krystenna Womack served as hostesses. President Janet Cunningham called the meeting to order. Members joined in the flag sa...

 

Menus for week of Jan. 16–20

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—No school Tuesday—Muffin or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and gravy or cereal/toast, peaches, juice, milk Thursday—Cinnamon toast and yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, juice,...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends...

 

A gift from God

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 6:23). I'll have to admit I love gifts from God. God is Provider; He loves us and always takes care...

 
 By Steve Hamm    Local    January 13, 2023

Conflict resolution

Most of us have had that neighbor, co-worker, or relative that we just can’t seem to get along with, no matter how hard we try. Maybe they have done something that you are unwilling to forgive them for. Whatever they try to do, to reconcile the...

 
 By Doug Little    Local    January 13, 2023

Ramblings of a Redneck Farmer

I think God doesn’t give you answers to your prayers sometimes to show you that his answers that he reveals later are so much better. Last week I had decided that I had to write about the farm this week. What direction I was going to take was...

 

Little Red Hens regular meeting

The Little Red Hens met for their regular meeting on Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Northwest Technology Center in the multi purpose room. President Dawn Shafer called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. A few thank you notes were shared,...

 

Menus for week of Jan. 9–13

Breakfast Menu for Alva Public Schools Monday—Pancakes with syrup or cereal/toast, applesauce, juice, milk Tuesday—Toast and scrambled eggs or cereal/toast, fruit, juice, milk Wednesday—Biscuit and gravy or cereal/toast, peaches,juice, milk Thu...

 

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society hold regular meeting

The Northwest Oklahoma Genealogy Society (NWOGS) held their regular meeting at the Alva Public Library on Dec. 10, 2022. This was also the group's Christmas meeting and members enjoyed tasty treats and had a discussion on future plans for the new...

 

Religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Alva Friends Churc...

 

Jarred journeys remind us of what's important

Our journey through life can often become so busy and distracting that we forget some of the most important things of our journey. Sometimes our journey is jarred by events that make us realize the...

 

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