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  • rf-reading-group.jpg Tiny tots learn reading fundamentals

    Library’s Reading Rockstars mingles play, music and learning

    Many parents believe it’s never too early to begin teaching a child to read.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • rf-Storytellers.jpg Native storytellers share love of their craft

    Stories, if told in the right way, can often mentally transport a person to a different place and time.
    Two native master storytellers, Gayle Ross, Cherokee, and Gene Tagaban, Tlingit, practiced their craft during a workshop Thursday at the Roger Webb Auditorium at Northeastern State University.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cable company leaving Hulbert

    Councilor says many residents opting for other video services

    The Hulbert City Council accepted Vyve Broadcast’s letter announcing its intent to discontinue service to the area, effective Aug. 1.

    July 14, 2014

  • jn-rollover-SA-WEB.jpg Woman rescued after rollover

    Tahlequah firefighters, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, medics and others responded when a vehicle rolled off the road and into the trees.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • svw-NeoHealth.jpg Open enrollment closed, but some exceptions exist

    Open enrollment for government health care may be closed, but NeoHealth is encouraging people to see if they can still apply under special circumstances.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • maize-austin.jpg Accused host of underage parties to seek treatment

    Court proceedings for a man accused of hosting underage drinking parties have been passed so he may seek inpatient treatment, court records show.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • sg-Indi-retail.jpg Celebrating the independent retailer

    Most people associate July with Independence Day, but since 2011, July has been designated as Independent Retail Month. The purpose of this time is to recognize the importance of local, small businesses in the community.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • ts-Hobby-Lobby_FRI.jpg Local residents divided on SCOTUS decision

    Nearly two weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of allowing for-profit, closely-held companies to opt out of the contraceptive mandate that is part of the Affordable Care Act.
    Hobby Lobby, an Oklahoma-based, family-owned company, brought the suit, saying offering certain forms of contraception to its employees through the company’s insurance plan runs counter to the owners’ religious beliefs.

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • HPWA board mulls bridge project issues

    The Fourteen Mile Creek Bridge project has run into another set of issues which were brought to the Hulbert Public Works Board of Trustees attention Thursday night.
    The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has said it will accept project bids for the project without consulting with the city, which is footing the bill.

    July 11, 2014

  • TPS board approves replacement of five buses

    Tahlequah I-35 School Board members voted Thursday to replace five buses, all of which are close to 20 years old, by approving a lease with Midwest Bus Sales Inc.

    July 11, 2014

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