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Schenkel, Carter, Weber — now that’s bowling



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer Every October for the past few years my wife Lynnita and I have taken a three-day respite in a resort area near Branson. This year friends and family told us about a new part of the resort that includes a lot of games and activities. One of those activities that is available on the […]

Cowley Center honors Veterans with special screening



ARKANSAS CITY — As part of the Veterans Day celebration at Cowley College, Staff Sergeant Justin Smith served as the featured speaker during the screening of Citizen Soldier. The screening took place Friday, November 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room and was open to the public. The event was co-hosted by Cowley College and the Arkansas City High […]

Fosters receive award; 2008 graduate Sendall named young achiever



ARKANSAS CITY — Treated to an evening of dinner and music, a large crowd of Cowley College donors attended the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet held Thursday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions L.L.C., and The Trust Company of Kansas who have served as sponsors for the event for a number […]

Third annual ‘Compassion in Action Dignity Drive’ underway



ALVA — The Northwestern Oklahoma State University chapter of the Social Workers Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) organization is accepting donations for personal hygiene products as part of the “Compassion in Action Dignity Drive” at all Northwestern locations until Dec. 7. Donations will be collected and distributed through a local church in Enid at their weekly soup kitchen offerings during the […]

Purple Heart Ceremony Set At NOC



TONKAWA — A Purple Heart Ceremony is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at Northern Oklahoma College for 1st Lt. Strather Franklin Wood, USMC, and father of NOC Engineering, Physical Science, and Process Technology Division Chair Frankie Wood-Black. The ceremony is set for 11:30 a.m. at the Gazebo near the clock tower. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be […]

NOC Presents The Spitfire Grill



TONKAWA — The Northern Oklahoma College Division of Fine Arts is presenting The Spitfire Grill, A Musical, Nov. 8-11 at the Kinzer Performing Arts Center in Tonkawa. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 11. The production is directed by Chad Anderson. It is based on the music and book by James Valcq, lyrics and […]

Cowley’s Andreo Recognized For Exceptional Service



ARKANSAS CITY — The Quality Matters Conference recognizes faculty, staff, and institutions for advancing quality assurance. Quality Matters (QM), a leader in quality assurance for online education, recently held its 10th annual conference, “Gateway to Quality,” in St. Louis Missouri Oct. 30 – Nov. 2. During the conference, Eddie Andreo, Cowley College’s associate vice president of distance learning and site […]

Artist Coalition



ALVA — The art work of Kyle Larson, assistant professor of art at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, was accepted for an exhibition in the Tulsa Artists’ Coalition (TAC) Gallery. The show “Gray Days” opened on Nov. 2, and will continue to Dec.1. Larson said the opening of his show would be part of the Tulsa Art Walk, with people able […]

All About Science – In Science, This Just In…



If you were listening to the news, you heard several stories that were science-based. In the past ten days, there have been several discoveries and technological advances that were highlighted in the news. For example, in the area of health, an announcement was made that scientists are not only sequencing DNA/RNA but now they are sequencing proteins as well. Understanding […]

Junior Main Street Services Statues



NEWKIRK — Newkirk Junior Main Street washed and waxed statues recently. This is an annual activity for them usually done shortly after school starts. Newkirk Junior Main Street seeks to improve and preserve the future of Newkirk’s downtown heritage while providing fourth through eighth graders a sense of ownership within their community. Among other endeavors, Newkirk Junior Main Street encourages […]


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