Andrew Newbury • TIMES Joel Robinson, chief executive officer for the Oklahoma Optometric Association, speaks to the Lions Club members about his opposition to SQ 793.

“If Walmart gets its way, Oklahoma will be the first and only state in the country to give a corporation the power to redefine and limit a medical practice,” Amanda Hatcher, a Sallisaw optometrist

Donna, a member of  the new Sallisaw TOPS Chapter, received a silver charm for losing her first 10 pounds as a member.

TOPS Club Inc. Chapter 0737 Sallisaw had another great meeting. We had 13 members in attendance this week.  Our chapter is open to both women and men.  

Vizavance (formerly Prevent Blindness Oklahoma) will be screening local school children.


Earl L. Kinard

Mary June Wood Sanders

Helen Perdue Edwards

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Dear Editor:

1968 50th reunion

Dear Editor:


Johnnie and Joyce (Hendrix) Wilson of Gans will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 5. They were married in Stilwell in 1968, at the courthouse.

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.

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