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Local Announcements

Friday 08/29/2014
Beck honored with bridal shower
Posted: August 29, 2014 - 11:08 am

Kristina Elizabeth Beck was honored by her friends with a bridal shower Aug. 16 in Oklahoma City at the Marriott Hotel in Bricktown. Attending were Nikki Esquivel, Sarah Swanson, Kenie Corea, Heather Smith, Amanda Clark and Chelsea Masterson, all of Norman; Cheryl Bonsail of Oklahoma City; Britany Skelton of Moore; Helen Orf of Choctaw; and Ann Miller and Julie and Avery Haywood, all of Sallisaw.

Friday 03/08/2013
Land receives commendation
Posted: March 08, 2013 - 9:31 am

Matthew Land has recently received letters of commendation from the Chancellor and the Dean of Students at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Friday 03/01/2013
Rodriguez completes basic training
Posted: March 01, 2013 - 9:07 am

Air Force Airman Mark Rodriguez recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Photos with Easter bunny to benefit humane society
Posted: March 01, 2013 - 8:45 am

The Easter bunny is coming to Tractor Supply in Sallisaw from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16.

Saturday 02/02/2013
Blood drives scheduled for Tuesday in Gore, Roland
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 5:31 pm

The Oklahoma Blood Institute will have blood drives at Gore and Roland High Schools from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 5.

SkyWarn Storm Spotters class Feb. 19
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 5:27 pm

There will be a SkyWarn Storm Spotters class at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building on East Redwood Road.

Tax income preparation available starting Thursday
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 5:08 pm

The AARP Foundation is offering its Tax-Aide program beginning Thursday, Feb. 7.

Bebee and Lee pass all Facts Masters levels
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 4:59 pm

Hunter Bebee and Tiffany Lee has completed all eight levels of the Facts Masters Program at Gore Elementary School.

Area students named to president’s honor roll at NSU
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 5:02 pm

Northeastern State University has announced students named to the NSU president’s honor roll for the fall 2012 semester. Each semester, NSU recognizes students who have achieved superior academic performance by naming them to this honor roll. To be eligible for the president’s honor roll, students must complete at least 12 hours of undergraduate classes with a 4.0 grade-point average. Area president’s honor roll students include:

OU announces fall 2012 honor roll
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 4:44 pm

Students from 232 communities are listed on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus honor roll for the fall 2012 semester.

Sallisaw residents named on OBU honor roll
Posted: February 02, 2013 - 4:37 pm

Four Sallisaw residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the fall 2012 semester. Students who achieved a semester grade-point average of 3.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale are named to the President’s Honor Roll. Those who achieved a grade-point average between 3.4 and 3.69 are listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll.

Thursday 01/31/2013
Payton appointed presiding judge
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 11:27 pm

The judges of the East Central District, covering 10 counties, elected Judge Jeff Payton as presiding judge this week.

Benefit fish fry for Justin Mills
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 11:25 pm

Friends and family of Justin Mills, who suffered a stroke on Dec. 29, are hosting a fish fry and auction on Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds to benefit the Mills family.

Sallisaw police list speed patrols
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 11:22 pm

Sallisaw police announced this week that speed patrols will be conducted in two areas of the city through next Wednesday.

Webbers Falls L & D will be closed Monday
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 11:21 pm

Webbers Falls Lock & Dam No. 16 will be closed to navigation traffic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday.

Choate recognized as unsung hero
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 11:08 pm

An awards ceremony on Jan. 22 recognized students at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) as unsung heroes of the community.

EODD hosts senior spelling bee
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 10:48 pm

The Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area on Aging will host a Seniors Spelling Bee at 2 p.m., on May 1 as a means of honoring senior citizens.

Muldrow High School Basketball Homecoming Court
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 10:52 pm

The Muldrow Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs celebrated their Basketball Homecoming at 6 p.m. Jan. 31 at the High School Activities Center. There were introductions of each Bulldog and Lady Bulldog team member, a dance performed by the Varsity Cheerleaders, and the formal presentation of the Homecoming Queen and her Court.

Whitekiller selected Support Staff of the Year
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 10:06 pm

Jackie Whitekiller, secretary and attendance clerk, was recently selected as the 2012-13 Indian Capital Technology Center, (ICTC) Support Staff of the Year at the Sallisaw campus.

Dorsey selected Teacher of the Year
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 9:59 pm

Lee Dorsey, welding instructor, was recently selected as the 2012-13 Indian Capital Technology Center, (ICTC) Sallisaw campus Teacher of the Year.

New books at Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library
Posted: January 31, 2013 - 9:57 pm

Following is a list of new books recently received at the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library in Sallisaw.

Friday 01/25/2013
2013 Focus in this issue
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 8:05 pm

The 2013 Focus Magazine can be found in the weekender edition of Your TIMES. Please pick up a copy of this keepsake edition on our newsstands. Thank you.

School Board Recognition special section
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 7:29 pm

See the weekender edition of Your TIMES for a special two-page section dedicated to our local school members. Look on Pages B2 and B3. Here's Gans school board president Jesse James.

Special City Commission meeting Tuesday
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:47 pm

The Sallisaw City Commission will have a special meeting at noon Tuesday to discuss a water study recently completed on behalf of the city.

D.A.’s auction offers seized items
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:39 pm

The Sequoyah County District Attorney’s office will have a seizure auction at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds on East Redwood Avenue in Sallisaw, the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Department reported on Facebook Wednesday.

Cherokee Heritage Center celebrates 50th year
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:24 pm

The Cherokee Nation Heritage Center based in Tahlequah is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with special programs.

Mullin will have town hall in Sallisaw
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:21 pm

U.S. Congressman Markwayne Mullin will have a special town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the People, Inc. Conference Center on J.T. Stites Boulevard in Sallisaw.

Area students named to the Dean’s List
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith recently released the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.

Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library new book listings
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:05 pm

Following is a list of new books recently received at the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library in Sallisaw.

Buzzard and Pruitt selected Members of the Month
Posted: January 25, 2013 - 6:03 pm

Mariah Buzzard and Dakota Pruitt were recently selected as December Members of the Month at the Boys and Girls Club of Sequoyah County, Gans unit.

Thursday 01/24/2013
Area students listed on honor roll at OSU
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 7:29 pm

Officials at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater recently announced the 2012 fall semester honor roll.

Blalock, Pendergraft selected Members of the Month
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 7:12 pm

Angel Blalock and Michael Pendergraft were recently selected as the December Members of the Month at the Boys and Girls Club of Sequoyah County, Sallisaw unit.

A quilt in time
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 6:58 pm

The members of Oklahoma Home Community Education (OHCE) work on a Stargazer quilt that will be given away at the annual OHC Quilt Show. The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 26 and from 9 a.m. to noon on April 27 at the Sequoyah County Fairgrounds in Sallisaw. Members are, from the left seated, Martha Taylor, Chris Talbot, Sue Miller, Clara Clark, and Nina Cole. In back from the left are Donna Belt, Mildred Taylor, Susan Berg, and Karen Barrett Robbins.

Sallisaw police lists speed patrols
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 6:55 pm

Sallisaw police announced this week that speed patrols will be conducted in two areas of the city through next Wednesday.

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 6:47 pm

The month of January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, according to a press release submitted by Sequoyah Memorial Hospital in Sallisaw.

Area students listed on honor roll
Posted: January 24, 2013 - 6:18 pm

Officials at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond recently announced the students named to the fall 2012 honor roll.

Saturday 01/19/2013
Voters urged to apply now for absentee ballots
Posted: January 19, 2013 - 12:38 am

Voters in Sequoyah County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Feb. 12 annual school election and City of Sallisaw election should apply now, Cindy Osborn, Sequoyah County Election Board secretary, said.

Blood drive coming to Gans
Posted: January 19, 2013 - 12:33 am

Gans Schools and the Oklahoma Blood Institute will have a blood drive from noon to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28.

“Crimes Against Children” forum set for Jan. 28
Posted: January 19, 2013 - 12:31 am

The Sallisaw New Opportunities Working (NOW) Coalition Special Victims Unit, Community Coordinated Response and Systems of Care are sponsoring a “Crimes Against Children” forum from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28 at the People, Inc. Conference Center.

Friday 01/18/2013
Teehee graduates from OSUIT
Posted: January 18, 2013 - 11:50 pm

Rickey Teehee of Sallisaw graduated from Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee Aug. 24.

Locals graduate, make various honor rolls
Posted: January 18, 2013 - 11:45 pm

Murphy named to honor roll at Southeast Oklahoma State

Area students listed on CASC Honor Roll
Posted: January 18, 2013 - 11:27 pm

Officials at Carl Albert State College in Poteau recently listed the students who made the 2012 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. Students listed maintained a 4.0 grade-point average.

Wednesday 01/16/2013
Program encourages continued farmland use
Posted: January 16, 2013 - 10:49 pm

The Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) is a voluntary conservation program that helps farmers and ranchers keep their land in agriculture.

Indian Education Parent Committee to meet in Vian
Posted: January 16, 2013 - 10:47 pm

The Vian Title VII Indian Education Parent Committee will have their annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Federal Programs Office.

Cherokee Nation urges farmers, ranchers to fill out census
Posted: January 16, 2013 - 10:45 pm

The Cherokee Nation encourages farmers and ranchers to return U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) census forms by next month.

Sequoyah County Republicans meet next Monday
Posted: January 16, 2013 - 10:42 pm

The Sequoyah County Republican Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Western Sizzlin’ in Sallisaw.

Monday 01/14/2013
Ag secretary designates Oklahoma disaster area
Posted: January 14, 2013 - 11:58 pm

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today designated all 77 counties in Oklahoma as primary natural disaster areas due to drought and heat, making all qualified farm operations in the areas eligible for low-interest emergency loans.

Cherokee Nation health centers still offering flu vaccine
Posted: January 14, 2013 - 11:44 pm

The Cherokee Nation, with an ample stock of the flu vaccine, encouraging patients to get immunized.

Clogging classes start Jan. 13
Posted: January 14, 2013 - 11:20 pm

Clogging classes take place on Sunday afternoons and start at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Classes will run about an hour.

Peters Agency, Bizzy Beez team up for good cause
Posted: January 14, 2013 - 10:57 pm

The members of the Peters Agency Home Health and Hospice Bizzy Beez volunteers recently made and delivered crocheted hand warmers to the residents at Sequoyah Manor Nursing Home in Sallisaw. Volunteers are, from the left in front, Belinda Scoggins-Kokendoffer, Sue Turpin, Carla Tabor and Halston Tabor. In back from the left are Myrna Swango, Nell Mathot, Margaret Wood and Paula Mouzkis. See more photos on Page A5 of the Friday edition of Your TIMES.