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Union and Confederate soldiers will meet once again on hallowed ground for the reenactment of the Battle of Honey Springs on Nov. 1-3.

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Oklahoma Senator James Lankford (R) returned to Oklahoma to hear from his constituents last Thursday at Street Side Deli in Checotah.

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Linda Montgomery and Kathy Johnson and Cliff Sinyard have a mission. They are determined to preserve what little remains of the town of Texanna.


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The Checotah Wildcats (5-1) came away with a 49-47 road win over Stigler (4-2) Friday night. Entering the game there was no doubt that this game would have district championship implications.

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The Checotah Lady Wildcats saw their season come to an end as Grove edged them out 3-1 in the Skiatook Regional.

The Oklahoma Sooners (6-0) earned a huge conference victory after defeating Texas 34-27 Saturday afternoon at the Cotton Bowl.


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I recently saw a post on social media asking why conservatives are so concerned with socialism when what they should be concerned about is dictatorship in their own party.

For the Children:

If you did not make it to the 2019 Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) Fall Forum last week, then you missed quite an event!

Lefty for life and loving it

All my life I have enjoyed and yet struggled with being a lefty. Yes, I am left-handed girl in a right-handed world and that can be a problem.


On May 24, 2019, the staff of Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center was forced to evacuate the only prehistoric American Indian archaeological site open to the public in Oklahoma due to historic flood

Porum native performs Burial at Sea aboard USS John C. Stennis

U.S. Navy Senior Chief Aviation Electronics Technician James Hendricks, from Porum, Oklahoma, stands at parade rest during a burial at sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C.

On October 10, 732 – At Tours, France, Charles Martel killed Abd el-Rahman and halted the Muslim invasion of Europe. Islam’s westward spread was stopped by the Franks at Poitiers.


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Monica Hutton was born on June 9, 1975 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Rosie and Fred Hutton. Monica accepted Christ at an early age.

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Betty Lee Etchison Prater, lifelong Pierce/Checotah resident, went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 4, 2019 in Tulsa at the age of

James “Jim” Watie Mayo

Funeral services for James “Jim” Watie Mayo, 77, of Sallisaw, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Sallisaw.

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