The state’s multicounty grand jury delivered a message to the public this week: demand more transparency and accountability of Epic Charter Schools, the state’s largest online charter school system.
Oklahoma’s purchase of $2.6 million worth of a much-hyped drug to treat COVID-19 will end where it started: back at the California drug wholesaler who sold the shipment a year ago at the outset of the pandemic.
Lobbyists are spending less money wining and dining Oklahoma lawmakers as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change how the public, including paid lobbyists, interacts with their representatives.
The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service is taking more calls and dealing with more cases in the wake of the Supreme Court’s McGirt decision, but the job for officers remains the same.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Some state senators are questioning whether a highly-touted piece of legislation that seeks to equalize public school funding is the best way to bridge the divide between property-poor rural and property-rich urban and suburban communities.
After spending a year in lockdown, Cherokee County residents are ready for a vacation, and as restrictions are starting to lift, locals are asking themselves how far they are willing to travel. While some are ready to take that long-needed cruise, others are planning to vacation locally.
State lawmakers have taken a hard stance against abortion, and Gov. Kevin Stitt recently signed several bills to limit the procedure.
TULSA – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is looking for another round of its award-winning staff at its second job fair on Saturday, May 8.
Aprons and Lace Oklahoma Home and Community Education members began OHCE Week with their first in-person meeting in over a year. Eight members and one guest met on May 3 to recognize members' service and plan the activities of this special week.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) will hold a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Tuesday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. The event will last approximately one hour.
TULSA – Walmart and Sam’s Club have announced that COVID-19 immunizations are now available to customers and associates in all of their more than 5,100 pharmacy locations nationwide, across 49 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. This includes the 134 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in…
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals overturned a murder charge and conviction as a result of the recent McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling against a suspect accused of killing a Velma teenager in 2012.
Spring Creek in northeastern Oklahoma has long served as a recreational site and resource for nearby property owners, but area residents who have noticed recent changes in its condition are collecting data to help determine the stream’s quality.
The leading cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. is traffic crashes, and with May being Youth Traffic Safety Month, law enforcement officials are urging teens to be extra careful on the road.
Computer users who frequent the internet have likely seen services for VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks. These help establish a secure connection for users by rerouting a person’s data traffic through an encrypted virtual tunnel. They don’t provide 100 percent anonymity, but can increase a …
The Cherokee Nation Attorney General’s office this week filed one count of election fraud and one count of false personation against Lisa Cookson, of Tahlequah.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals overturned a murder charge and conviction against a suspect accused of killing a Velma teenager in 2012 as a result of the recent McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling.
Lawmakers pushed through two bills as part of Republican backlash to voter mandates on Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana and criminal justice reform.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., stalwart supporter of Donald Trump, is posed to ascend into GOP leadership in Congress amid an effort to oust Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming for her disloyalty to the former president,
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office released more details about two separate shootings over the past 48 hours, and the sheriff confirmed both suspects have been arrested.
After lying dormant for years, the Dream Theatre in downtown Tahlequah will soon have new occupants, after Tahlequah Roots Church announced it is moving to that location.
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the COVID-19 crisis abates in Oklahoma and around the nation, and public health emergency orders begin to expire, some emergency responses and protocols put in place to help Oklahomans during the pandemic emergency will also expire. For Oklahoma Human Services, this includ…
The Cherokee County Health Department will hold a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic Thursday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cookson Country Store and Cabins, 32054 State Highway 82.
This Week's Circulars
WELLING [mdash] age 67. Homemaker. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Graveside Services May 10th at 11:00am at White Oak Cemetery in Qualls, OK. Visitation May 9th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TWIN OAKS [mdash] age 85. Sanitation Technician. Died May 5th Broken Arrow. Services May 11th at 2:00pm at Leach First Baptist Church. Interment Blackfox Cemetery. Visitation May 10th at 12:00pm wake at 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 79. Butcher. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 10th at 11:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Caney Cemetery. Visitation May 7th from 1:00pm until 7:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 68. Sanitation Technician. Died April 30th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 6th at 1:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Hendricks Cemetery. Visitation May 5th from 12:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
- Shooter captured; feds take custody
- UPDATE: Second shooting reported within 24 hours; suspect at large
- Cherokee Nation AG's office charges Tahlequah woman with election fraud, false personation
- Some STDs on the rise in Cherokee County
- Church's move into theater causes concern
- Tahlequah to welcome carnival this month
- Sheriff releases more details on shootings; both suspects arrested
- Shooting reported in Peggs; suspect on the lam
- Victim shot in Peggs; suspect on the lam
- Tahlequah city officials sworn in