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PAWHUSKA - Tulsa Rocketry and the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce are announcing High Frontier 16, an amateur rocket launch, at the Pawhuska Municipal Airport on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. Hobby rocketry enthusiasts from across Oklahoma and surrounding states will converge on Pawhuska fo…

The Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society will host a hot dog fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Atwoods, 1741 S. Muskogee Ave.

The Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society will host a hot dog fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Atwoods, 1741 S. Muskogee Ave.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A new plan to start giving inmates a reason for parole denials is being heralded as a major step forward in the state’s continued bid for criminal justice reform.

MUSKOGEE – In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System is bringing awareness to its #BeThere campaign by encouraging community leaders, colleagues, and veterans’ families and friends to help prevent suicide by showing support for those who may be goi…

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The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council during a meeting Monday night confirmed the appointment of Lynna Carson and Linda O'Leary, respectively, as a board member of Cherokee Nation Businesses LLC., and member of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission.

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There are thousands of ways to encourage a child, and many can be found by participating in 4-H or FFA.

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Every month seems to be designated to raise awareness for a certain cause, and many have a color to go with it.

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An area man charged with murder was set to go to trial this week, but changed his mind for a third time and pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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Tahlequah Public Schools received potential threats directed toward the high school Monday, but school resource officers made home visits and found the threats not credible.

PARK HILL – The Friends of the Murrell Home’s quarterly program will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Hunter’s Home’s library.

PARK HILL - The Friends of the Murrell Home's quarterly program will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Hunter's Home's library.

LOCUST GROVE - The traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program, "Water/Ways," examines water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element.

American Quilter's Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, has announced that Betty Kent New, of Stilwell, has won first place in Large Quilts: Embellished Quilts sponsored by Husqvarna Viking with her quilt, Zooloo, at AQS QuiltWeek-Fall Paducah, Kentucky.

The 2019-2020 school year is off to a great start at Cherokee Elementary School. Cherokee Elementary welcomes many new and talented staff members, parents and students this year. These new faces, along with our existing family, makes "The Kee" an amazing place to be.

Woodall Public School is hosting a Gifted and Talented Committee Meeting on Friday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Administration Building Board Room, 14090 W. 835 Road.

Woodall Public School is hosting a Gifted and Talented Committee Meeting on Friday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Administration Building Board Room, 14090 W. 835 Road.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A state representative said his recent informational meeting at the state Capitol focusing on adverse reactions to vaccines wasn’t meant to discourage people from vaccinating their children.

Tahlequah Public Schools Title VI Indian Education Program Parent Committee will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at noon in the Tahlequah Public Schools’ Board of Education Conference Room, 225 N. Water Ave.

MUSKOGEE – Indian Capital Technology Center has scheduled the Supervisory Academy I for the Muskogee campus on Oct. 8, beginning at 8 a.m. until noon, and meeting each Tuesday for 11 weeks.

One driver was taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle collision on South Muskogee Avenue Friday.

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Ingenuity and artistry have been on full display at the Cherokee County Fair, as students and adults from across the area entered hundreds of projects in the indoor exhibit competition.

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The countdown is on to Medicine Stone 2019. The event is set for Sept. 19-21 at Diamondhead Resort along the Illinois River.

The recently formed Tahlequah Resource Organization Team will be having a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m., at D.D. Etchieson Indian United Methodist Church, 412 W. Seneca St.

Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers work with future homeowner Ben Vanschuyver to raise the walls on Habitat House 27.

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The Oklahoma Legislature passed a new law signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt this year that will require providers to inform patients receiving medically-induced abortions that the procedure could possibly be reversed.

Anna Potter, of Colcord, Oklahoma, was the winner of a Medicine Stone Roughin' It package from a Tahlequah Daily Press Facebook contest.

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GRANBY [mdash] James Clint Williams , former Tahlequah resident passed Monday September 16, 2019. Graveside will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 19th at Hickory Grove Cemetery, Grove. Services by Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fairland.

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 75 of Tahlequah, OK. Human Resources Director. Died September 16th in Tahlequah, OK. Memorial services will be September 18th at 1:00pm at First Lutheran Church of Tahlequah.

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 89 of Tahlequah, OK. Head Cook for Talking Leaves Job Corp. Died September 15th in Tahlequah, OK. Graveside services September 19th at 10:00am at Hendricks Cemetery. Visitation September 18th from 2:00pm-8:00pm at Reed-Culver.