Tahlequah Daily Press

Community Briefs

May 12, 2014

Veterans Memorial Ceremony planned

TAHLEQUAH — A Veterans Memorial Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 24, at 11 a.m. at the Tahlequah Cemetery.

The event, sponsored by the Cherokee County Veterans Council, will be held at the pavilion located just inside the gates of the cemetery. Everyone is invited to attend.

The speaker at the ceremony will be Army Cpt. Jason M. Upoff, director of NSU Military Science and ROTC. Commander John Reid, American Legion Post 50, will serve as master of ceremonies. Tahlequah High School JROTC, under the direction of Lt. Col. Michael Hunt, will provide the Honor Guard. Daughters of the American Revolution member Becky Wright will sing the National Anthem and Mike Allen will play the bagpipes.

Volunteers are needed to help Job Corps students place flags on veterans’ graves at the city cemetery. Anyone wishing to volunteer should meet at the pavilion at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 22. Those who have placed the flags in prior years suggest that volunteers bring a drill or a long screwdriver to make the holes for the flags, as the ground is quite hard.

Member organizations of the Veterans Council include The American Legion and Auxiliary, Post 50; The American Legion and Auxiliary, Post 135; Blue Star Mothers of America Inc., Cherokee Capital Chapter OK 21; BPOE (Elks Lodge) No. 2601; Daughters of the American Revolution, Cherokee Capital Chapter; Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 31; Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 641; Northeastern State University ROTC; Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 135; and Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary, Number 3707. The Vet Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is an associate member of the council.

1
Text Only
Community Briefs
  • A&E Calendar: Aug. 1-Aug. 7

    Arts and entertainment events around Cherokee County for Aug. 1-Aug. 7

    August 1, 2014

  • ODPHeader-014.jpg Democratic runoff dates set

    The Democratic runoff primary election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Blacklight Zumbathon on tap

    Tenkiller Area Community Organization will be hosting a Zumbathon Blacklight Party on Friday, Aug. 22.

    July 30, 2014

  • Dinner to benefit men’s shelter

    A benefit spaghetti dinner for the Osiyo Men’s Shelter will be held at the Cherokee County Community Building 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

    July 30, 2014

  • OHCE to host Mystery Tea

    The public is invited to attend the Annual Mystery Tea hosted by the Cherokee County Oklahoma Home and Community Education groups on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m.

    July 28, 2014

  • Arts, humanities coalition accepting donations

    The Cherokee County Arts and Humanities Coalition is accepting donations of musical instruments, fine needlework, quilts, fine art, sculpture, classic and collectible books, fine jewelry, tickets to performances, music and art lessons, pottery and other quality art pieces for their first event, an Art Auction Fundraiser.

    July 28, 2014

  • What's Happening: July 28-Aug. 3

    Monday, July 28 - Sunday, Aug. 3

    July 28, 2014

  • A&E Calendar: July 25-July 31

    July 25-July 31

    July 25, 2014

  • Virginia-Stroud.jpg Annual Homecoming Art Show opens Aug. 22

    Cherokee artists still have time before the Monday, Aug. 4, deadline to submit their best work to the 19th annual Homecoming Art Show at the Cherokee Heritage Center.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • RSVP offers volunteer opportunities here

    RSVP Muskogee offers opportunities for individuals 55 and older in a four-county area to volunteer at local nonprofits to help improve the lives of the individuals living within those communities.
    The RSVP Muskogee program partners with over 50 non-profits in Cherokee, Muskogee, Sequoyah, and McIntosh counties, and is sponsored by Volunteers of America of Oklahoma Inc.

    July 23, 2014

Poll

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.
Undecided.
     View Results
Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Stocks