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A former Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputy charged with negligent homicide is slated to appear in county on Monday, Jan. 25.

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An area woman has been charged with first-degree murder and desecration of a corpse of her roommate.

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After Gov. Kevin Stitt called on Native tribes Friday to begin negotiations with the state on issues that could arise as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt decision, the Cherokee Nation responded by emphasizing the balance between its interests and the state's.

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It's been three weeks since the new year began, and many health resolutions have likely fallen by the wayside. But those with an aptitude for health and wellness know setbacks in exercise and diet routines are common, and the calendar does not dictate when a person can start living a healthi…

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Local prosecutors have charged a father, son, and another family member for their roles in the kidnapping and assault on a local man.

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Looking back through the Greenway of the Cherokee Ozarks Facebook page, some ideas presented in 2013 have come to fruition in Tahlequah, including the creekside trail. Then, as time passed and leadership in the group changed, steam for the regional path of recreational opportunities and natu…

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"I don’t have a car; can I still get a vaccine?" "In what category do I fall?" "I have an allergy; can I take the vaccine?" "When is the best time to schedule?" "Why can’t I find a location to get the vaccine?"

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The rise of the cannabis industry in the U.S. has provided benefits for people's health and the economy, but it has also created a waste problem, as most products come in plastic containers.

It didn't take long for President Joe Biden to take his first actions. Only hours after his inauguration, Biden signed 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations, many of which reversed Donald Trump's policies.

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Big Business is retaliating against members of Congress who voted against certifying President Joe Biden’s election victory by pledging to suspend some or all political donations. But whether the movement among the country’s largest companies to reevaluate political spending is a sign of cha…

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With tensions high across the nation and the 46th president just being sworn in, lively discussions and opinions are being shared across the country, including among students on the Northeastern State University campus.

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The Tahlequah City Council during a Jan 19 special meeting voted to allow anyone with outstanding warrants to be given a “fresh start."

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HULBERT – The Hulbert Board of Trustees, during a Jan. 19 special meeting, asked for more time to discuss possible disciplinary action against their police chief.

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Libraries haven’t been quite the same since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but Hulbert Community Library has continued to connect virtually with its patrons.

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Typically at Northeastern State University, Martin Luther King Jr. Day calls for not just a day off from classes, but also a day of service so students can give back to the community through volunteering.

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The shoes on people's feet can tell a lot about a them, so keeping them clean and functional can help can prevent negative judgments, and even ensure healthy feet themselves.

The Cherokee County Commissioners agreed to extend guidelines for employee sick time during a Jan. 19 meeting.

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Less than a year after COVID-19's effect on the U.S. was observed, a vaccine has already been developed and is being administered to the public.

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For Rachel Holloway, one of the best parts of growing up as a Farinelli kid was the ability of her parents, Carl and Cathy, to turn any situation into a positive one - or, at least, an effective learning experience.

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A Cherokee County Sheriff’s deputy is awake and alert, following a Monday morning hunting accident.

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Many high school students set their bars very high when it comes to enrolling for college. Regardless of what career path they may choose, getting the best education - perhaps with help from scholarships - is a priority to many.

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In the fallout of the U.S. Supreme Court's McGirt vs. Oklahoma ruling, in which the court held the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation was never disestablished, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt quickly tried to wrest jurisdiction over environmental issues in Indian Country. Recently, he got appro…

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After a year’s worth of canceled events, 2021 is starting to look eerily familiar, as annual gathering dedicated to an eerie creature was called off again.

KEYS - The Keys Public School Board of Education met on Monday, when members discussed COVID-19 procedures and athletic plans, and gave updates on the school.

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Economy Recovery Task Force officials discussed the postponement and cancellation of upcoming annual events during a Thursday, Jan. 14 meeting.

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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northeastern State University typically holds a Day of Service event wherein students and organizations can volunteer around the campus and town to give back to the community. They do this by cleaning up debris and trash in the area, doing yard work, and perfor…

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Abraham Lincoln once famously said that "a house divided against itself cannot stand," and while he may have been referring to slavery as the greatest stain on American history, the phrase could apply to today's political landscape in the U.S.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma left tribal nations and the state itself with many questions about what law enforcement will look like here, and some Native leaders hope Congress will help create a new framework of the justice system.

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Some people go to college for the experience, some go for the memories, and some go for the opportunities it presents. But nearly everyone who attends higher education classes hopes to build a career, and at Northeastern State University, Career Services helps students in this pursuit.

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Religious leaders have traditionally been expected to lead their communities of faith, especially in matters where the religious and secular intersect. That's why Rev. Tammy Schmidt of the First Presbyterian Church has organized an interfaith event where local clergy plan to receive the COVI…

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Ever-expanding social media platforms allow people to stay connected, but can attract nefarious characters looking to exploit information others include in their online profiles.

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