Coronavirus Watch


The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported the following COVID -19 numbers for Friday, Sept. 18.

The City of Sallisaw has seen an increase in flights and other activity at the Sallisaw Municipal Airport in the last six months.

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Sallisaw Cub Scout Pack 731 will hold its annual rally on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Lions Club Park next to the First United Methodist Church in Sallisaw.


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Gore’s high school football season will finally get underway on Friday night when the Pirates travel to Panama to take on the Razorbacks in a nondistrict contest.

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Roland travels to Wilburton on Friday night as the unbeaten Rangers take on the undefeated Diggers in their final nondistrict game of the season.

Central needs a total team effort to notch its first win of the season.

The Tigers face Class 2A’s Heavener in their home opener. Kick off is at 7 p.m. Friday.


William ‘Bill’ Gandee Sr.

Wanese Philpot

Melvin T. McCoy

Columns & Opinions

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It is carnival and fair time! Unfortunately, covid has cancelled a lot of these celebrations this year. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fair foods though!

— Sequoyah County Democrat, Sept. 21, 1945

From the files of Your Sequoyah County Times

25 Years Ago

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Circumstances can shake our plans off track and we have to make adjustments. Later, we may realize the adjustment was the best thing that could have happened.


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The uniform caught her eye and the legs caught his. On Sept. 24, Ronald and Teresa Cossey of Gore, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

Richards celebrating 65 years

Short (Donald) and Shirley Richards of Vian, formerly of Tulsa, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27.

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Longtime Sallisaw residents, Bob and Patsy Starr will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Aug. 31.

Sequoyah County Times

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