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Checotah is still the Steer Wrestling Capital of the World. Just ask any cowboy or cowgirl in the rodeo industry and they will set the record straight.

The Checotah City Council Monday night set a limit of three dogs per household within the city limits.

Lake Eufaula Playhouse is preparing for its upcoming summer theater camp.

Summer camp sign-ups will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 25 at the Eufaula Memorial Library.



Class 6A Championship

Thursday: Quarterfinals

Eufaula: Elevation rising water murky. Crappie fair on jigs, minnows and tube jigs around brush structure, creek channels, riprap, shallows and standing timber.

On May 16, 1945 – The Nazi submarine U-234 surrendered to US forces at Portsmouth, NH. It had been bound for Tokyo with 10 containers of uranium oxide.


For the Children:

This was another busy week at the House.

The men and women of our law enforcement put their lives on the line each day to protect our families and our communities.


Teresa Burroughs celebrated her birthday at the Checotah Senior Center on April 30. (Submitted photo)

Disciple coming to Faith Church

Corn, love it or hate it there are lots of opinions about whether it’s good or bad or GMO, etc.  I happen to really like corn in just about any form.


William Robert “Bill” Choate, 87, of McAlester, formerly of Checotah, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in McAlester. Graveside funeral services were at 11 a.m.

Billy Blagg, a resident of Checotah passed away at his home on May 12, 2019 at the age of 78. Services are pending with the Garrett Family Funeral Home.  

Billy Harold Blagg, Eufaula resident, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Eufaula at the age of

McIntosh County Democrat

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