Sequoyah County Deputies are investigating a shooting at a residence southeast of Sallisaw. Sheriff Larry Lane reported that the shooter is in custody and the victim has died from his wounds.

The Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce is open for business this week at its new location at 101 N. Wheeler Ave., and the chamber staff couldn't be happier.

“Scared the crap outta me!” Don Riggs said after lightning, accompanied with a loud boom! hit his house in Sallisaw last week.


The Muldrow High slow-pitch softball team started their season with three-straight victory and in the process captured gold — or bats to be exact.

Central High junior Hayden Caughman shined both at the plate and on the hill on Monday afternoon.

Muldrow High junior Taylen Collins was named the NOAA Conference's Best All-Around Player of the Year it was announced this week.


JoAnn ‘Jody’ Honeycutt

Jean A. Thompson

Carl C. Tittel

Columns & Opinions

This Week in County History From the files of Your Sequoyah County Times

25 Years Ago

(From the March 20, 1994, issue of the Sequoyah County Times)

On June 9, 1954, Joseph N. Welch, uttered these words to Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington, D.C.: “You've done enough.

The highlight of the March meeting held in Sallisaw was our guest, Catherine Meredith, a representative of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs.


Jake Thompson, with National Bank of Sallisaw, recently completed the Oklahoma Bankers Association Commercial Lending School in Oklahoma City.

 Did you lose? No, you didn’t. It is a sign that something bigger awaits your attention. Don’t let fear of failure keep you from moving out and up.

Aubri McEver, a 2016 graduate of Vian High School, was recently awarded a scholarship going into her Senior year at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville for the 2019-2020 school year.

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