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Cherokee School administrators and tribal officials met Friday when the Cherokee Nation awarded over $600,000 to local schools. Participants in the ceremony included, from left, front row: Peggs Public School Superintendent Dr. John Cox, Keys Public Schools Superintendent Billie Jordin, Sequoyah Schools Superintendent Leroy Qualls, Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Joe Byrd, Jr. Miss Cherokee LaNice Belcher, Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory-Jordan, Hulbert Public Schools Superintendent Marilyn DeWoody, Tahlequah Public Schools Superintendent Lisa Presley, Briggs Public School Superintendent Steve Haynes, Tenkiller Public School Superintendent Randy Roundtree and Shady Grove Public School Administration Secretary Terri Vestal. Back Row (L to R) Briggs Public School Principal George Ritzhaupt, Grandview Public School Principal Allen Rule, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick, Tax Administrator Sharon Swepston, Tax Commissioners Jim Hummingbird and Chris Carter, Lowrey Public School Superintendent Bryan Hix and Woodall Public School Principal Cris Wyse.


Do you think "blue laws" related to Sunday alcohol sales in Oklahoma should be relaxed? Choose the option that most closely reflects your opinion.

Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars, and liquor stores should be open.
Alcoholic drinks should be sold Sundays in restaurants and bars only; liquor stores should stay closed.
Liquor stores should be open Sundays, but drinks should not be served anywhere on Sundays.
The law should remain as it is now; liquor stores should be closed, and drinks should be served on Sundays according to county option.
No alcohol should be sold or served publicly on Sundays.
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