Cherokee County agricultural students brought their goats to the Cherokee County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon, and they brought with them the hope that all of their hard work would pay off.
The 2020 Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show offers a space where youth showcase their best cattle, and the Beef Division took center stage Saturday at noon.
The Tahlequah Public Works Authority Board of Directors approved a disbursement request for reimbursement of expenses totaling $168,582 during its Feb. 21 meeting.
The accreditation of Northeastern Health System's Internal Medicine Residency Program has been withdrawn by the nonprofit council charged with sanctioning graduate training programs for physicians across the country.
It was prime time for swine Friday morning at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds during the second day of the Junior Livestock Show.
A bill to repeal Oklahoma's permitless carry law failed to make it out of a House of Representatives committee last week, but the Tulsa lawmaker who introduced it has a bill on firearms in restaurants that has yet to receive attention.
Jim Fram, founder and consultant of the economic development company Community Growth Strategies, will present the Strategic Plan for Economic Development for the Tahlequah area on Monday, Feb. 24, at a public meeting at City Hall Council Chambers, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
It's said that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But in Cherokee County, February is going out with a lamb - actually, several of them.
Area law enforcement officials say drivers who forget to display their handicap placards constitute a bigger problem than those who intentionally violate parking laws aimed at ensuring access.
The Tahlequah City Planning Commission tabled establishment of a historic preservation district boundary and commercial corridor overlay during a Feb. 20 meeting.
During a Lunch and Learn gathering hosted by the Cherokee Nation Thursday, Feb. 20, Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. discussed the tribe’s mission to send a delegate to the U.S. Congress and the next steps to move forward with the appointment.
The Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that the national organization has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, but the decision will not directly impact the funding for Cherokee County groups.
Skyler Sutherland from Boy Scout Troop 743 assisted with upgrades at the Tahlequah Animal Shelter Monday afternoon. Animal Control Officer Vicky Green said the group took out wooden shelves and replaced those with plastic shelves in each cage.
With Oklahoma being the home to a large population of Native Americans, it seems appropriate that the National World War II Museum in New Orleans decided to present a distance learning program - "Continuing the Warrior Tradition: American Indians in World War II" - for patrons of the Tahlequ…
Proponents of State Question 805 have until late March to collect the appropriate number of signatures for it to reach the ballot this year. While its supporters contend that it would help reduce the prison population in Oklahoma, others are concerned about the impact it could have on the cr…
Northeastern State University just wrapped up the five-year "Preserve Our Past, ENSUre Our Future" campaign, and organizers are pleased with the outcome.
The Cherokee County Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the county treasurer to accept a check in the amount of $7,735 during a Feb. 18 meeting.
Many people prefer to workout with their head down and headphones plugged in, but breaking a sweat with a group might help both beginners and experienced athletes switch things up.
Main Street Beat is all about everything going on up and down the downtown thoroughfare, according to Amy Carter, co-owner of Vivid Salon and Boutique on North Muskogee Avenue.
A Tahlequah lawyer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of possessing firearms after previously being convicted of a felony after striking an agreement that includes the dismissal of a related drug charge and the potential for a significant sentence reduction.
Emily Potts, 29, found inspiration in her mother's work as a paraprofessional to special education students, so she decided to go into teaching.
Area legislators discussed multiple topics at the Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Focus gathering Friday, including education and how much money public school officials can expect to see come their way.
Northeastern State University students of Sylvia Nitti, Lance Hunter, and Josh Bell have works in an exhibit currently going up at the NSU Gallery.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation held an open house meeting with Cookson community members Feb. 13 to talk about a proposed project that would widen the road on state Highway 82 from Cookson for four miles to state Highway 100 by 12 feet. This would offer commuters two six-foot shoulders.
While it’s essentially a piece of paper to keep bad people away, a protective order can provide domestic violence victims with criminal recourse if an abuser violates said order.
Coffee, conversation, and connection is what the Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce's monthly A.M. Live is all about, and a group of business and community leaders filled the Thompson House Friday morning to enjoy those three C's.
The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the first Legislative Focus gathering of this session Friday, when area lawmakers visited Go Ye Village to discuss their priorities during the legislative session and answer questions from the public.
In an effort to promote transparency in the Oklahoma Legislature, a state representative has introduced a bill that would required the House of Representatives and the Senate to follow the Open Meetings Act.
Last fall, the U.S. Department of Education awarded School Climate Transformation Grants to 69 schools nationwide. Three schools in Oklahoma got the grants, including two in Cherokee County: Tahlequah Public Schools and Grand View School.
Celebrating love on Valentine's Day is unique for every couple. Whether it's dinner out or a romantic candlelight meal at home, flowers and gifts exchanged, or camping and fishing, it's about making special memories that matter to them. And for many families it may not involve so much romanc…
Hulbert is a small town with a big heart, and the Hulbert Community Library showed some love Thursday by hosting a Teen Valentine Party.
District 27 District Attorney Jack Thorp recently announced the guilty verdict of an Okay man accused of murdering a 15-year-old boy.
This Week's Circulars
WELLING [mdash] age 47. NSU Sanitation Technician. Died Sunday, February 23rd, in Tulsa, OK. Funeral services Friday, February 28th, 10:00am Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Barber Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, February 27th, 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 84. Seamstress. Died February 19th, 2020 in Tahlequah. Funeral Services February 24th, 2020 2:00 PM Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment Price Cemetery in Tahlequah. Visitation February 22nd, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
BUNCH [mdash] age 71. Welder. Died Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Tahlequah, OK. No Services Planned.
NORMAN [mdash] Anne Dalrymple, 84, of Norman. Funeral service will be held at Feb. 20, 2020 at 2:00 at Hart Funeral Home. Interment will be at New Hope Cemetery in Hulbert.
- NHS loses accreditation for residency program
- Muskogee man snared here with drugs and ammo
- Casey’s General Stores joins the Stilwell community with new store
- POLICE BEAT 2-18-20: Man picked up for warrant also possessed meth
- Tahlequah Regional Development Authority to announce presentation of strategic plan for economic development
- School officials receive guests, discuss new deal for SROs
- CN Health Services implements employee reorganization structure; Jones to direct
- Ripped away: Slain son, 20, and dad shared final memory hours before fatal shooting Feb. 12
- Handicap parking violations not big problem, chief says
- SHERIFF'S BEAT 2-23-20: Man endangers officers by trying to elude