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Cherokee Elementary School students had a chance to learn about living healthy, active lives with their families Thursday during Family Fitness Night.

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After nearly three hours of deliberating on Friday, a Cherokee County jury found an area man guilty of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery.

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The Tahlequah Mission Park Project committee is hosting a community meeting Tuesday evening to update residents on their progress.

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In the wake of a U.S. drone strike approved by President Donald Trump that killed Iran’s top general, Qasem Soleimani, the public and leaders in Congress have been at an impasse on whether the administration acted appropriately.

First, a definition of "granola bar" is in order. Since oats are one of the key ingredients of any granola, we're defining granola bar to be any chewy, bar-shaped creation that contains oats. Granola bars are also usually very dense, composed of chunky fruits, nuts or seeds with something st…

Mark Hodson State Farm will host a Car Seat Checkup Event with the Children's Hospital at St. Francis and Safe Kids Tulsa Area on Thursday, March 12, 10 a.m. to noon, at 914 S. Muskogee Ave.

Tahlequah resident Joy Marie Knight, with Century 21 Wright Real Estate, has been awarded the Accredited Buyer's Representative designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.

The combustion process when wood is burned is never complete. The smoke from a wood fire usually contains a dark brown or black substance, which has an unpleasant odor. This tar-like substance is called creosote, and it is found almost anywhere in a wood heating system.

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The world is larger than Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and local students are expanding their inspection of it by participating in the National Geographic GeoBee.

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Jurors heard the last two witnesses testimony in Cherokee County District Court Thursday morning in a case against a man accused of first-degree murder.

Tahlequah Police Department officers had to put down a deer after it was hit by a vehicle on West Choctaw Street Thursday morning. The deer managed to kick one of the officers in the process, and Animal Control eventually hauled off the carcass.

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On Thursday, Jan. 23, representatives of federal and local agencies and volunteers will hit the streets, looking for homeless people so they can be included in the nationwide Point-in-Time count.

The Tahlequah City Planning Commission approved a building permit application requested for construction of a building that would require modifications of area regulations.

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A Cherokee County man was arrested after he shot his nephew in the chest.

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State law requires that all public schools conduct no less than two tornado drills each year, and many Cherokee County schools had to put that practice to work twice last Friday as tornado warnings covered the area.

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration has announced projects selected to receive approximately $5 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments under FTA's Tribal Transit Program.

The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes is comprised of the governments of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole tribes and works to protect tribal self-determination and sovereign rights. These five tribal nations collectively represent more than 750,…

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Last year’s special General Conference of the United Methodist Church brought pastors and leaders from around the world together, but a big topic still brewing is a possible divide in the church over LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage.

Isaiah Ballard performs a 50-50 grind at the Tahlequah Skate Park. He and his parents said Ballard likes to visit the park nearly every day.

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While classrooms will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, students at Northeastern State University will use their day off to volunteer around town, and throughout the week, public school students will learn about the famous American civil rights leader.

The Tahlequah Industrial Authority approved a $30,000 bid on repairs and repainting of C3 building during its Jan. 15 meeting.

The Cherokee National History Museum announced Wednesday the extension of its first temporary exhibit due to its overwhelming popularity. Originally planned to end on Jan. 31, the exhibit will remain open to the public through March 14.

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WELLING [mdash] Lester Wayne Fox, 84, died Friday January 15, 2020. Viewing will be held Tuesday January 21 from 12p-8p. Funeral services will be held 11a Wednesday January 22 at the Hart Funeral Chapel.

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 55. Carpenter. Died Tuesday, January 14, in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Visitation Monday, January 20th, from 1:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Patsy Peters AGE: 83 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Ministry Secretary DIED: January 15, 2020 SERVICES: 2:00 PM January 21, 2020, Oakdale Baptist Church, OKC, OK

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Richard Bertelle AGE: 81 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Meat Processor DIED: January 10, 2020 SERVICES: No services

TAHLEQUAH[mdash] NAME: Jeanette Sunday AGE: 78 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Insurance Bookkeeper DIED: January 11, 2020 SERVICES: 3:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2020, Green Country Funeral Home Chapel