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Pair accused of threatening man
Two men behind bars at the Cherokee County Detention Center are accused of wielding a knife and gun and assaulting a man at a trailer park on West Keetoowah Sunday afternoon.
Tahlequah Officer Reed Felts spoke with Reinaldo Flores, who told officers he heard a knock on his door and went to answer it.
Reach Higher an innovative approach to college
The “Reach Higher” degree completion program is helping many Oklahoma students go back to school without drastically changing their lives.
“This program is designed for working adults,” said Tim McElroy, program coordinator at the NSU- Muskogee campus.
City attorney, others questioned chamber use of tourism tax
Letters written in 2006 by City Attorney Park Medearis to former city councilor and Tahlequah Area Tourism Council board member Jack Spears suggest money from a hotel-motel tax could be disbursed through an agent other than the Chamber of Commerce, without voter approval.
Hulbert council discusses Internet service
During a meeting Tuesday night, members of the Hulbert Town Council discussed the possibility of Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s extending its cable and Internet service.
Marching in step
Tahlequah High School Orange Express Marching Band kicks off 2014 season with summer drills.
The Tahlequah High School Orange Express Marching Band has added 30-35 freshmen to its roster this year, and drills began for the newest members last Thursday.
Woman accused of stealing cash, taking it to casino
A 35-year-old Tahlequah woman is free on bond after she allegedly took $1,200 from a man who had been jailed for old warrants.
Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies said they spoke with Jason Jones last week after Jones was arrested by park rangers for the outstanding warrants. Jones said he came to Oklahoma to see family, and when he was arrested, he left his wallet and cash with one of his daughters.
Hepatitis vaccinations important today
The phrase “back to school” may be disdained by kids for many reasons, including a trip to the doctor’s office to update immunizations.
But hepatitis cases in Oklahoma provide a good example of why these vaccinations are important.
“There was a time when Hepatitis A was just crazy in Oklahoma. The state was actually known for it,” said Becky Coffman, an epidemiologist with the Oklahoma Health Department’s Acute Disease Service.
One man caught, another sought after foot chase
Two people tried to escape sheriff’s deputies, and one was successful, after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 62 last weekend.
Deputy Bryan Qualls was on the highway when he noticed a red Chevrolet Avalanche matching the description of a truck that had been spotted at the scene of a recent burglary.
Detectives investigate deaths of two elderly residents
Incident may be murder-suicide
Tahlequah police detectives believe the deaths of two elderly Cherokee County residents are part of a murder-suicide that took place July 24-25.
Tax-free weekend coming up Aug. 1-3, just in time for back-to-school savings
Attention, shoppers: Oklahoma’s Tax-Free Weekend is coming up, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1.
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