After nearly 45 minutes in executive session to discuss purchasing property for a new civic center and demolishing the old city hall, the Sallisaw Board of City Commissioners, took no action on the


Richard “Ricky” Don Rainwater, 44, charged with the strangulation death of Larry Lane Sr., was arraigned in Cherokee County Court Tuesday before District Judge Sandy Crosslin, Sequoyah County Distr

The youth of Gore Baptist Church as they work on the Blessing Box. The box will be located in front of the church on the east end of the parking lot, Pastor Paul Parrott said. To donate or for more information call 918-773-2525.

The youth of Gore First Baptist Church built a “Blessing Box” which will contain non-perishable food items, and toiletries to be available for those in need.


Norma Jean Boyd Leaf

Jerry Don Sumpter

Columns & Opinions

WHICH ROAD ARE YOU ON?!?!  It’s very important to KNOW which highway you’re on.  YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT!!  Please do some introspection on how you’re living.  When I was younger (BELIEVE IT OR NOT

Road improvements are appreciated

Dear Editor:

You just received a $170,000 in scholarship to attend college. But how? You’re not a great athlete, valedictorian, class president! How can you “win” this kind of scholarship?


Mary and Bobby Duvall

Bobby and Mary Duvall of Sallisaw celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13 with a renewal of vows ceremony at Tabyana Beach, Roatan, Honduras, while traveling with their family on board

Christopher Ritchie

Christopher Lloyd Ritchie will celebrate his first birthday today (Aug. 22) with his family.

Billie and Jim Anthony now.

Jim and Billie Anthony celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16. The couple was married on Aug. 16, 1968, in Gore.

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