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Sharpes Department Store employees Grayson Schuering, Kory Bible, Cody Rock and Aaron Brinsfield took the $500 first place prize in the Checotah Lions Club’s first Charity Golf Tournament on Friday

The talent of local artist Jeff Davis, a 1985 graduate of Checotah High School, is not only beautiful to the eye, but it speaks to the soul.

For the second time in three years the Oklahoma Press Association named the Eufaula Indian Journal the top newspaper in the state in its division.


Jenks pitcher/shortstop Bryce Osmond was rated the No. 53 overall draft prospect by MLB Pipeline and was projected to be drafted in the early rounds.

The staff of Eufaula Indian Journal and McIntosh County Democrat newspapers had plenty to be proud of Saturday night at the Oklahoma Press Association Awards Banquet at the Grand Casino in Shawnee.

The Eufaula Ironheads are looking to top their excellent 2018 season early by participating in their Summer Pride program.


OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) today released its 2019 Child Well-being Legislative Report Card.

When we hear that something is record-breaking, we usually think of something great happening, like a high school team breaking the school’s win record or catching the biggest fish at the lake.


With all of the recent devastation in Oklahoma with flooding and tornadoes, many families are having to completely start over and rebuild their homes and lives.


The Duvall family would like to thank our sponsors for the 41st Annual Duvall Steer Wrestling Jackpot.Without their gracious support, none of this would have been possible!

Donna Williamson and Betty Hefner celebrated their May birthdays at the Checotah Senior Center.

The Eufaula Lake Lifestyle Show invites all lake lovers on June 7 and 8 at Xtreme RV Resort on Lake-shore Drive, for a weekend of entertainment, food, door prizes, kids’ activities and a chance to


Patty M. Bogard-Butler, 90, a Hanna resident, passed away on May 24, 2019. Her care was under Garret Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Pastor Marcus Alexander 84, resident of Broken Arrow, went to be with his Lord on Friday, May 17, 2019.

John the last of six children of William Watie and Gertrude (Hohenstein) Sparks, was born on the family farm in Hitchita, Oklahoma, on February 20, 1939.

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