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East-west turf runway dedicated Saturday


Lynn L. Martin

The turf runway dedication was held Saturday afternoon at the Alva Regional Airport. Rev. Carol Cook Moore presents the invocation. Standing by is Alva Mayor Kelly Parker, who gave the address.

Alva Mayor Kelly Parker welcomed the crowd of about 50 to the turf runway dedication. He said it had been a great week in Alva, and he was really excited to dedicate this turf runway.

He praised those who call Alva "home" because their support for the Alva airport has helped create an attractive and vital community in northwest Oklahoma in which families and businesses can thrive.

Parker's main point was a quote from Amelia Earhart. He read, "Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off! But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a...

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