Cynthia (Cindy) Ledford, 51, former Pittsburg County Court Clerk, was arrested last week by agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and charged with one count of nepotism and one count of obstructing an officer. Both counts are misdemeanors.
Two Chectoah High School graduates were among more than 8,000 Oklahoma State University students named to the school’s 2020 fall semester honor rolls.
On Wednesday, January 6, part of Checotah’s history went up in flames as the historical home built by the first pharmacist in Checotah, Herman D. Kniseley, caught fire around 3 p.m. Local firefighters diligently fought the flames at the corner of 2nd and Park but could not save the home. No one was injured during the ordeal. Read more about the history of this home in next week’s edition. STAFF PHOTO
Marguerite Schmitt, 91, passed away on Jan. 6, but her spirit will live on in the brick and mortar of the Eufaula Memorial Library which owes much to her for its existence.