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Insurance premium factors
Many drivers in Cherokee County and around the state have noticed increases to auto insurance premiums. The insurance industry assesses multiple factors when charging a premium - some may have little to do with risk or the margin of return on policies. But drivers can control many variables to keep themselves on the low end of the risk assessment spectrum.
Sparrow Hawk Village history
Sparrow Hawk Village, established in 1981 by Rev. Carol E. Parrish-Harra, her husband Charles, and several students and colleagues, consisted of about 50 homes dotting the hilltop and valley among office buildings, classrooms, a metaphysical library, a wellness center, a bookstore, a gift shop, and Light of Christ Community Church.
Residents delight in sharing the setting and our ideas. The seminary was open to those seeking personal growth or a variety of certifications. The seminary also offered master and doctoral degrees and preparation for endorsed ordination.
Readers support marijuana legalization
Twenty-four states and the District of Columbia have relaxed their laws prohibiting the use of marijuana, but it remains illegal in Oklahoma.
In a recent online poll, the Tahlequah Daily Press asked the question, “Should Oklahoma legalize marijuana?”
Readers support leniency on school lunch payments
The Daily Press asked the question, “In Utah recently, a school threw away some lunches served to about 40 children because the kids had low or zero balances in their cafeteria funds. What should happen to children in these situations?” Respondents were given choices.
About Chancellor Glen D. Johnson
Dr. Glen D. Johnson is the chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.
Many locals plan to watch Winter Olympics
With the XXII Winter Olympiad beginning Feb. 6, the Tahlequah Daily Press asked readers to respond to an online poll.
The Daily Press asked the question, “What sport are you most eagerly anticipating in the upcoming Winter Olympics?” Respondents were asked whether they used liked snowskiing, figure skating, ice hockey, bobsleigh and luge, other events (ski jumping, snowboard, freestyle skiing, biathlon, curling), or did not watch the Olympics.
Several financial institutions in the U.S. are offering EMV smartcards.
Most residents access Internet with DSL
The Daily Press asked the question, “For Cherokee County residents: What sort of internet provider do you use?”
Poll results: Coburn replacement
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn is retiring, which will trigger a mid-term election to replace him. At the same time, Sen. Jim Inhofe is up for re-election. Coburn is generally considered to be conservative as a politician. What type of person, philosophically, should replace him to represent Oklahoma.
Tahlequah Farmers Market vendors
The Tahlequah Farmers Market touted more vendors in 2013 than ever before. Information about the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market, including membership applications, is available at www.tahlequahfarmersmarket.org.
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