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  • sg-TKD-air-kick.jpg Little Dragons

    This Little Dragon program started at Ramos School of Taekwondo three years ago when the business opened. It is geared for 3-5 year olds. It teaches them motor skills, balance, left and right recognition, and to be aware of their surroundings.
    “It’s really basic and fun,” said Denisse Ramos, instructor. “They don’t even realize that they are learning.”

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • shriver-jennifer.jpg Woman arrested on murder charge

    A Cherokee County woman accused of crashing into and killing an 8-year-old Tulsa child last October while driving under the influence of synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana is being held on a bond of more than $300,000.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • proctor-and-kid.jpg Proctor a finalist for Teacher of the Year

    Jason Proctor believes connecting with his students builds trust and sets the stage for academic success.
    Proctor, teacher at Tahlequah High School, has been named one of 12 finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • jn-file-canine-cop.jpg Tahlequah Police Dept. may add to canine program

    Tahlequah canine Officer Bo could soon have a four-legged colleague to help keep an eye on local drug problems.
    Police Chief Nate King has plans to expand the Tahlequah Police Department’s canine program.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • sg-Big-Jims.jpg Rally to bring over 3,000 motorcycles to Tahlequah

    The chance to win a 2014 883 Iron Harley-Davidson, enjoy live music, scheduled rides, and more comes to downtown Tahlequah in August.
    Big Jim’s Motorcycle Rally will take place in the North End Entertainment District Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 20–23.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • svw-Camera-club.jpg Shutterbugging

    Teresa Girdner enjoys capturing glimpses of life through the lens of a camera.
    Girdner was first introduced to the Tahlequah Camera Club almost fifteen years ago.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • collins-jeanna.jpg Couple allegedly beat man with club

    Two Hulbert residents are accused in district court of using a club to attack a 58-year-old man who was visiting a neighbor of the suspects.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • svw-speed-limit.jpg Residents concerned about speeding at The Lakes

    Concern over speeding in residential areas in Tahlequah has grown as children are playing outside and enjoying their summer vacations.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Attorney seeking damages in property suit

    Tahlequah attorney Brian Berry has filed a petition against Realtors Scott Wright, Tommye Wright, Steven Wright, Jeard Ballew and 21st Century Wright Real Estate over a property Berry attempted to purchase in early January 2013.

    July 17, 2014

  • svw-Guns-main.jpg Learning the ropes

    Local firearms instructor believes training crucial for gun owners

    Dee Page has been around guns her entire life and has had a concealed carry permit for almost 15 years.
    When she decided to look for additional training past what is offered to obtain a concealed carry permit, she found a lack of opportunities in the local area.

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

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