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The Checotah Chamber of Commerce will host their 6th Annual Business Expo on Thursday, September 26 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Checotah Community Center.

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The gift of surrogacy was so priceless for the elated intended parents, as Mandi Pitts gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday, July 24.

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It was not a call that  Rabekah Crow expected.

Sports

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The award-winning Gridiron Guide will feature McIntosh County greats, Lucious Selmon, Tracy Scroggins and Jim Eddy in the “Players of the Past” column.

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Checotah Public Schools lured distinguished and coach Ronnie Rogers out of retirement to take over a successful program under coach Ed Clover.

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In what is developing into an intensely contested race to be crowned the 2019 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Champion, the world’s No. 1 ranking once again changed hands in Tulsa.

Commentary

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Growing up, we really didn’t eat out a lot. In fact, we usually had two or more gardens that we harvested at my house and my grandparent’s house.

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Our country has been shaken by senseless tragedies recently in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

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As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on the trends

affecting

your industry. You

Lifestyle

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The Checotah Senior Center celebrated June birthdays with birthday girls, Mary Smith and Ruth Ramsey. (Submitted photo)

The 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing will take place this July.

Arvest Bank has been recognized by Forbes magazine among its “Best-In-State Banks” for the second consecutive year.

Obituaries

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Dr. Robert Edgar “Ed” Farrow, 71, of Eufaula, passed away on August 3, 2019 in Durango, Colorado.

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Ronald Ray “Rusty” Martin died August 11, 2019 at his home southeast of Checotah. Rusty was born September 19, 1944 to David Franklin “Dick” and Virgie William Martin in Checotah, Oklahoma.

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Beatrice “Bea” Bernice Breakey, age 83, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina (formerly of Walled Lake, Michigan) passed away July 22, 2019 at Lakewood Assisted Living Facility in South Carolina.

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