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Vian Fire Chief Keith Boshers and McKey Fire Chief Devin Guthrie maneuvered a rescue boat just below a low water bridge on Drake Road during the rescue of an unidentifed man whose vehicle was swept into the creek by swift and high waters. Sallisaw, McKey, Vian and RFPD responded along with Emergency Management Steve Rutherford, Vian Police Chief Mark Fisher and EMS. The man was in the water for a little over an hour. After the rescue the pickup remained submerged in the creek until the water subsides enough

A rural Sequoyah County man escaped with little or no injury Wednesday when the pickup he was driving was swept into Sallisaw Creek while trying to cross over a low water bridge.

A threat that went viral Wednesday on Facebook, threatening a school with the initials SHS, sent hundreds of schools across the country, including Sallisaw High School, scrambling for extra securit

Sequoyah County has been added to the FLOOD WATCH through SATURDAY AFTERNOON, according to information released Friday morning by the office of Sequoyah County emergency Management.

Vian Fire Chief Keith Boshers and McKey Fire Chief Devin Guthrie maneuvered a rescue boat just below a low water bridge on Drake Road during the rescue of an unidentifed man whose vehicle was swept into the creek by swift and high waters. Sallisaw, McKey, Vian and RFPD responded along with Emergency Management Steve Rutherford, Vian Police Chief Mark Fisher and EMS. The man was in the water for a little over an hour. After the rescue the pickup remained submerged in the creek until the water subsides enough
Vian Fire Chief Keith Boshers and McKey Fire Chief Devin Guthrie maneuvered a rescue boat just below a low water bridge on Drake Road during the rescue of an unidentifed man whose vehicle was swept into the creek by swift and high waters. Sallisaw, McKey, Vian and RFPD responded along with Emergency Management Steve Rutherford, Vian Police Chief Mark Fisher and EMS. The man was in the water for a little over an hour. After the rescue the pickup remained submerged in the creek until the water subsides enough
Owners of A-OK Printing and Perfectly Posh Boutique, Rick and Rhonda Nicholson, left and center, were named the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. Cheryl Mills, right, 2017 president of the chamber, presented the award.
Owners of A-OK Printing and Perfectly Posh Boutique, Rick and Rhonda Nicholson, left and center, were named the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. Cheryl Mills, right, 2017 president of the chamber, presented the award.
Owners of A-OK Printing and Perfectly Posh Boutique, Rick and Rhonda Nicholson, left and center, were named the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year. Cheryl Mills, right, 2017 president of the chamber, presented the award.

Obituaries

Wanda Kay Carter Cowett

May 29, 1952 – Feb. 9, 2018

 

Phillip Stanley Hughes

Oct. 9, 1949 – Feb. 21, 2018

 

Joyce Roberta Gray Brant

Nov. 15, 1944 – Feb. 21, 2018

 

Columns & Opinions

Thank a teacher

Dear Editor:

Today my heart is heavy because last week our state legislators voted to not give our hard working teachers a pay raise.

The mass shooting at Parkland has once again set off the debate over whether restrictions should be placed on semi-automatic rifles, in particular the AR-15, the civilian version of the United Stat

I was a co-author this year of House Resolution 1022, recognizing Rose Day at the state Capitol.

Lifestyle

Glenda and Mackie Newman then.

Mackie and Glenda Newman of Muldrow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3. They were married on Feb. 3, 1968, in Muldrow.

Niah Pettit

Kate and Alan Pettit of Marble City would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Niah Vanessa Pettit.

Lorene Ralph

A surprise birthday party was given for Lorene Ralph of Sallisaw, formerly of Vian, on Dec.

Sequoyah County Times

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