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An Oct. 11 preliminary hearing for two suspects accused of beating a man to death was passed to a later date.


State Question 801 asks voters if they will allow school districts to spend building fund money - collected through local property taxes - on operational expenses.

Last week, Tobacco Stops With Me, Oklahoma's initiative to educate the public on the dangers of secondhand smoke and preventing tobacco use, commemorated 10 years of improving health with a landmark announcement.

Soil testing has been a large part of the Cooperative Extension Service for many years. It is easy to think that soil testing was developed for making recommendations about application rates of commercial fertilizers. However, soil testing was used prior to the Civil War.

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is hosting a series of public forums across the state to gain input from stakeholders and community members in implementing the agency's strategic plan.

Across the country, residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities, along with family members, long-term care ombudsmen, citizen advocates and facility staff will honor the individual rights of long-term care residents by celebrating Residents' Rights Month.

HULBERT - Sequoyah Park Partners presents the Sequoyah State Park Spook House each Friday and Saturday through Oct. 27 in the golf barn near the clubhouse. Scares begin at 7 p.m.

The Hulbert Board of Trustees held a short meeting Thursday

The American Legion Auxiliary annual Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 27, 5-9 p.m. at American Legion Post 135 on East Allen Road and Legion Drive.

Opportunities to hunt on federally managed lands in Oklahoma have been expanded after recent meetings between the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, prompted by a 2017 order from U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seeking to improve wildlife …

Funds allocated for the arts were slow in reaching Tahlequah, tucked away in the foothills of the Ozarks. Apparently, the community's first organization to secure a grant from the Oklahoma Arts and Humanities Council was the Tahlequah Area Artists.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country is a local nonprofit program that recruits and trains community volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in juvenile deprived proceedings. CASA advocates are independent voices for young victims ranging in age fr…

Northeastern Oklahoma Community Health Centers Inc., a federally qualified health center with a mission statement of "Providing Affordable Quality Healthcare to Everyone," has formed a new not-for-profit foundation, Touching Lives, to address the ever-growing need for help with the cost of p…

NeoHealth Women's Care Center, Suite 208 of the Tahlequah Medical Center at 1500 E. Downing St., offers extended Monday hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., as well as lunchtime appointments throughout the week.

This Sunday, Oct. 14, free Barksdale Wax pole bean seeds will be available at the Green Country Seed Savers meeting.

PRYOR – Once again, the Grand River Dam Authority is answering the call for help from its public power utility neighbors impacted by natural disaster.

The Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band and their attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons of Riggs Abney Law Firm will hold an informal meeting at noon Saturday, at Rudisill Library, 1520 N. Hartford, Tulsa, to discuss the recent developments of the Creek Freedmen Citizenship Federal Lawsuit filed by the organization and their attorneys on July 20 (MUSCOGEE CREEK INDIAN FREEDMEN BAND, INC. et al v. ZINKE et al). This meeting is free of charge and is open to the public.


A judge found probable cause during an Oct. 11 preliminary hearing in Cherokee County District Court to move forward with a trial for a man accused of murdering a couple almost 11 years ago.

AARP has a mission to provide information, advocacy and service to its members, and the Oklahoma chapter for the past decade has been recognizing distinguished tribal elders for their lifetime of work. These citizens have positively influenced their community, family, tribe, state and country.


Julie Poor inherited a set of looms when her mother passed away. Being a visual learner, she watched YouTube videos to learn how to use them. She has been knitting that way for three years, and has made socks, blankets, sweaters, and stuffed animals.

Families looking for a fun, educational adventure for their children will enjoy free admission to each Cherokee Nation museum on Thursday, Oct. 18, and have the opportunity to participate in interactive activities such as make-and-take cultural art projects.


A murder was committed at the Tahlequah Public Library Thursday, but it was unlike any other homicide in Cherokee County - because the victim was not of this world, but of the Wizarding World.

Northeastern State University Navajo historian and assistant professor Dr. Farina King has released her book, "The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century."


Just one day after the Tahlequah Main Street Association’s board of directors accepted the resignation of Director Drew Haley, six board members stepped down from their posts Thursday.


Within the past couple of weeks, purple shirts seem more popular, purple pumpkins have been spotted at the Cherokee Nation complex, and painted purple ribbons have appeared on downtown business windows.

Since city officials are eyeing new ordinances to regulate land use by retail medical marijuana dispensaries, law enforcement officers are also preparing for changes brought about by SQ 788.

While many high school drama departments steer clear of plays with mature content, the students and staff at Sequoyah High School are refusing to play it safe.

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