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OKLAHOMA CITY - 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.

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…

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 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.

The Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society monthly meeting will be in the Tahlequah Public Library Rawls Room on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. for the board meeting, and 7 p.m. for the general meeting.

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

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.

JAY - The Zena Warrior Bicycle Tour to benefit Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity will take place Saturday, Oct. 20. Registration begins at 7 a.m., with pistol start at 8 at Zena Baptist Church parking lot, 36187 S. 575 Road in Jay.

Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity will host a golf tournament Friday, Oct. 26, at Cherokee Springs Golf Course. On site registration begins at 8 a.m., with tee-off at 10.

The Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society monthly meeting will be in the Tahlequah Public Library Rawls Room on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. for the board meeting, and 7 p.m. for the general meeting.

TULSA – The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold a ribbon cutting and open house for a new Tulsa VA Dental Clinic on Thursday, Oct. 11, 4- 6 p.m. Veterans and the general public are invited to attend.

The Tahlequah Camera club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Cookson United Methodist Church, corner of State Highway 82 and Cookson Bend Road.

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The annual Green Country Roots Festival is a celebration of community and local entertainers, according to Cherokees for Black Indian History Preservation Foundation board members.

The room filled early in anticipation of Jay Hannah's talk at the Arts Council of Tahlequah' s 2nd Sunday at 2 History and Humanities Lecture Series. Across the front of a table, he placed family heirlooms, including a clay pot, double-wall basket, stickball stick, and great-grandfather Samu…

The Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity has announced the details for its innaugaral golf tournament, to be held on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Cherokee Springs Golf Course in Tahlequah.

The Tahlequah Camera club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Cookson United Methodist Church, corner of State Highway 82 and Cookson Bend Road.

Oklahoma Home and Community Education clubs will have a Fall Bazaar and Flea Market on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Cherokee County Community Building, 908 S. College Ave. Doors will open to the public on Saturday at 8 a.m. and close at 3 p.m.

A free training on the Five Wishes document will be hosted by the Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area Agency on Aging on Nov. 19, 1-3 p.m., in the Tahlequah Public Library, 120 S. College Ave.

A concert in Norris Park Friday, Oct. 19, 5-9 p.m., will benefit Tahlequah Special Olympics. This all-ages event will have free admission.

The Indian Women's Pocahontas Club will host its annual tribute to Will Rogers, Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. The Wreath Laying Ceremony by the Pocahontas Club will begin at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in the rotunda. The ceremony begins with the club members, dressed in their Cherokee te…

The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting its annual SevenStar Gala on Oct. 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

EMMITSBURG, Maryland - Firefighter Michael Dale "Mike" Russell, 68, of the Leach Volunteer Fire Department, will be honored by the U.S. Fire Service during the 37th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, Oct. 7.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country will present its annual fundraising event "Holiday Evening with CASA" on Thursday, Nov. 1, 6-8 p.m., at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water Ave.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country is a local volunteer program that recruits and trains volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in juvenile deprived proceedings in Cherokee and Adair County District Courts and Cherokee Nation Tribal Court. More …

Lake Area United Way is hosting its inaugural Campaign Kickoff and Day of Caring activities for Cherokee County on Thursday, Oct. 4. Community members are invited to stop by the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water Ave., 7-9:30 a.m. for a light breakfast and learn more about Lake …

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