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About 20 wild and feral cats were spayed and neutered Friday morning before they were released backed into the community.
Thanks to Cherokee County Girl Scout Troop 1380, bees passing through the area will have four new insect hotels in which to spend their summer vacations.
A cancer treatment center that was once part of the local health care system has been sold, local officials confirmed recently.
In response to Gov. Kevin Stitt's removing the only two physicians from the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, State Rep. Monroe Nichols, D-Tulsa, announced legislation he'll file next session to remove some of the governor's oversight authority.
Area nonprofit organizations have an opportunity to collect money for community projects through the Tahlequah Community Fund, but not much time is left to get applications turned in.
Investigators spent thousands of man-hours over the course of three decades with a local homicide case that captured global attention.
A majority of area residents would apparently support program to help alleviate the problems of used syringes and needles found in city parks.
Rev. Tammy Schmidt of First Presbyterian Church in Tahlequah was inspired to launch a new talk series in response to lingering sadness she has witnessed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Library Card Sign Up Month is a nationwide initiative to push Americans to be more active at their local libraries and to sign themselves up for library cards.
Self-care can often be neglected, but with September being National Self-Care Awareness Month, it’s a good time for people to take steps to keep themselves healthy, whether mentally, physically or spiritually.
WASHINGTON -- A former University of Oklahoma gymnast on Wednesday told a key Senate panel that she was directed not to say anything that could compromise an FBI investigation into sexual abuse by the national team doctor.
Cherokee County Sheriff Jason Chennault said his office doesn't deal with a lot of cases where children aren't restrained properly in a vehicle.
September is National Sewing Month, and coming off the 2021 Cherokee County Fair, attention is being focused on seamsters in Green Country.
Northeastern State University’s fall enrollment is down compared to the previous two years, but students have noticed a more active Tahlequah campus these first few weeks.
Stories swirl about what resides in the thickness of Green Country, Oklahoma, with tales of strange sightings abundant -whether real or imagined.
Blake Longshore started attending taekwondo classes when he was 8 years old because he was being bullied at school. Martial arts gave him a space to make friends, and it boosted his self-esteem as he was trying to understand who he was as a person.
The Tahlequah Public School Board of Education met Sept. 14 at the Tahlequah High School Performing Arts Center to accommodate the influx of protesters who came to denounce the recently approved masking mandate.
The Tahlequah Farmers Market brought fresh produce directly to Greenwood Elementary School Tuesday, giving students a chance to shop for fruits and vegetables through the Farm To School program.
Apple watches made their debut in 2015, and since then, Samsung, Fossil, and other companies have tried to keep up. This has left traditional jewelers reflecting on the future of the watch industry.
Data released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission indicate Cherokee County sales tax collections from September increased by more than $120,000 from the same time last year, but Hulbert's figures decreased.
Lake Tenkiller is considered one of the most scenic bodies of water in the state, but the Greater Tenkiller Area Association needs volunteers to keep it that way.
HULBERT – Members of the Hulbert Board of Trustees, during a Sept. 10 meeting, took no action on getting an annual event handed to them.
Area firefighters and others paid tribute Saturday to those who died 20 years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Each year, the Cherokee County Fair brings out students from all over to participate in livestock shows, judging contests, and bicycle races and more.
The Tahlequah Main Street Association is continuing a program that honors local individuals who have served, or are serving, in the U.S. armed forces.
Kiwanis International is a civic organization that focuses on raising money for children. Kiwanis Club of Tahlequah seeks to provide assistance to local organizations that benefit kids.
Live music returned to the Illinois River this weekend with the Diamond Stone Festival, bringing familiar players together again and drawing spectators from all over to behold the rhythmic roots sounds.
Law enforcement officials reported seeing heavier traffic, although last weekend marked what they described as an "unusually safe" holiday weekend.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In a little more than a week, Markwayne Mullin said he went from a little-known Oklahoma Congressman to an international figure after, he said, federal officials leaked information about his team’s attempts to rescue Americans from Afghanistan.
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the Department of Labor is developing an emergency rule to require large companies and health care facilities that receive federal dollars to have all their employees vaccinated, spurring resistance from Oklahoma officials.
HULBERT – The past few weeks have felt a little more normal for Hulbert students, since the school administration established expectations and routines that have helped them keep their doors open.
The 2021 Cherokee County Fair and 4-H and FFA Livestock and Outdoor Division kicked off on Wednesday afternoon, after a year plagued by COVID.
An memorandum of understanding between the city and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge was approved after officers at the Tahlequah Police Department returned to 12-hour shifts due to COVID-19.
The Elks Lodge in Tahlequah provides a place for people to find fellowship and help the community, and the group is always looking for new members.
Two investigators have been placed on administrative leave after being involved in a shooting.
The public witnessed a protracted game of "he said, she said" between city and hospital officials during a Sept. 7 Tahlequah City Council meeting, with the mayor and hospital CEO leading the fray.
This Week's Circulars
[mdash] age 79. Beverage Distribution. Died September 9th in Tulsa, OK. Funeral Services September 14th at 2:00pm Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation September 13th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
[mdash] age 91. Welder. Died September 10th in Tulsa, OK. Funeral Services September 14th at 10:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Levi Cookson Cemetery. Visitation September 13th from 1:00pm until 7:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
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- Is Green Co. pterodactyl terrain? Some think so
- Protesters say masks put youth in therapy, some can't breathe
- POLICE BEAT 9-17-21: Man claims cops force-fed him glass; other guy says his father was beheaded
- Man arrested in wake of road rage incident
- POLICE BEAT 9-16-21: Meth, knife-wielding prompt arrests
- CRIME REWIND: 'Daisy Doe' case still has loose ends
- Audit says cancer center city OK'd was sold to St. Francis for $1.7M
- POLICE BEAT 9-19-21: Intoxication leads to three separate arrests
- SHERIFF'S BEAT 9-14-21: Traffic offense turns up drugs, booze