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On October 29, 1792 – Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E.

Private George T. Sakato distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on 29 October 1944, on hill 617 in the vicinity of Biffontaine, France.

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Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, for the General Election.

Sports

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Elevation normal, water 68. For current elevation conditions go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at https://www.swt-wc.usace.

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The Lincoln Christian Bulldogs proved why they’re ranked as one of the top teams in Oklahoma high school football as they ran roughshod over the Checotah Wildcats in a 63-6 romping at Ray Grandstaf

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The Eufaula Ironheads (6-2, 5-0 2A-6) are another step closer to winning its third consecutive district championship. Eufaula dominated Idabel 53-26 in a district 2A-6 showdown.

Commentary

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It is past time for all of us to stand up against domestic violence, speak up for those victims whose voices have been silenced and keep walking to bring awareness that domestic abuse will not be t

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As if 2020 has not been bad enough, with just a few weeks before the presidential election, the beloved Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away.

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We are experiencing an epidemic of violence in our tribal communities: 80 percent of Native men and women experience violence, 34 percent of Native women experience sexual violence in their lifetim

Lifestyle

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Trevor Dodd of Eufaula harvested this beautiful buck in the Lake Eufaula area. COURTESY

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The Checotah Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Family Loan Company on Thursday, Oct. 21. The new business is located at 915 W.

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Former Checotah graduate Caden Martin who signed this summer with Connors State College Cross Country team ran with his teammates from Warner to Muskogee last week to raise money for the WISH (Wome

Obituaries

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Sally Jo Moore, 65, of Topeka, Kansas, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

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Joseph Morgan LeMasters Jr. was born June 6, 1943, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to Joseph Morgan LeMasters and Johnnie LeMasters. He graduated from Checotah High School in 1961.

Stephen Bolen, Sr. Porter resident, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 in Tulsa at the age of 73. Family conducted services will be held Sunday, November 1, at 1 p.m. at Pierce Cemetery.

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