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.

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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.

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 …

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.

Women considering a career change may experience mixed emotions. The excitement elicited by such a decision may be tempered by fear. Such fear is natural when embarking on a new path and leaving behind some security and professional equity, but that fear should not be the deciding factor whe…

Using a web-based report scorecard that measures, evaluates and benchmarks quality and efficiency at its medical centers, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently released data that showed significant improvements at the majority of its health care facilities.

Women's Small Business Month was established in 1988 to promote and acknowledge the accomplishments of female-owned small businesses and to encourage and foster the founding of additional such businesses. Over the past several years, female-owned small businesses have grown at a far greater …

Autumn has arrived and Oklahoma families are enjoying the fall produce available at local farmers' markets. The Tahlequah Farmers' Market will continue each Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, through October under the Morgan Street Pavilion across from Norris Park.

MUSKOGEE - On Wednesday, Oct. 3, U.S. Postal Service will host a Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Muskogee Post Office, 525 W. Okmulgee St.

Eric Stuteville, president and chief executive officer of Stuteville Automotive Group, has announced the acquisition of Pemberton Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Ponca City. Effective immediately, the name of the dealership will change to Stuteville Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Ponca City.

The name of a bug can often describe the type of damage they do to your plants. Twig girdler beetles chew the bark all the way around small branches, girdling and killing them.

The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce received six new members during the month of August, as the board of directors approved the businesses to the lineup during its regular meeting Tuesday.

Forty-seven Oklahoma hospitals and hospital specialty units have met a challenge from the Oklahoma Hospital Association to achieve a health care worker influenza vaccination rate of 96 percent or higher during the 2017-2018 flu season.

Arvest Bank has announced that Rachel Lee has been promoted to mortgage lending supervisor.

Congressman Markwayne Mullin, OK-2, was recently named a Friend of Farm Bureau for the 115th Congress by the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Tom Kimball, of Owasso, a founding member of the Owasso Economic Development Authority and 56 year veteran of the retail industry, will lead the Grand River Dam Authority as chairman during the next 12 months.

The Rockin R Farms, 15486 N. Spears Road, corn maze design for the 2018 season is "The Sooner State." It features the outline of Oklahoma, large "OK" block letters, and symbols of the state.

Chigger bites cause itchy rashes, usually around the ankles and waistline. In addition to being uncomfortable and annoying, these bites may also cause a relatively rare allergic reaction to red meat known as alpha-gal.

As mandated by the United States Constitution, America gets one chance each decade to count the population. The 2020 Census will be the 24th taken in American history.

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