Editor's Note: Since this story was first published, Jonathan Richardson, candidate for Ward 4 on the Sallisaw City Commission, verified he would be taking part in the forum.

Dan Fisher is quick to tell you he will be saying things in his campaign for governor that no other candidate will be saying.

Ronnie Allen looks over the damages from a fire which started shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday at the Colonial Square Apartments in Sallisaw. Lahoma Burns, who lived in Apartment #3 with her two grandsons,  said she was not home when the fire began in her apartment.  Allen, who lives next door in the same apartment unit, first noticed the fire, and tried to save the family's dog which he heard scratching at the door but failed because of extreme fire and smoke. The entire unit suffered damage and residents w

Little is known about what started a fire Thursday morning which claimed the life of a dog and forced evacuation from four apartments at the Colonial Square Apartments in Sallisaw.


Virgil Orbry Blankenship

Dec. 21, 1953 – Jan. 5, 2018


Margaret Dyer

Feb. 3, 1928 – Jan. 10, 2018


Ella Louise Spears

July 9, 1947 – Jan. 10, 2018


Columns & Opinions

“And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenburg County

Down by the Green River where Paradise lay

Well, I'm sorry my son, but you're too late in asking

Throughout the history of Oklahoma, the roles that women have played have evolved.

That little cell phone everyone can't seem to take their eyes off of has practically erased human interaction, but it has also replaced many other things and appears on its way to replacing cash.


Joseph Farmer and Aspen Deer

The parents of Aspen Deer and Joseph Farmer would like to announce their children’s engagement and approaching marriage

The ceremony is planned for March 24 at The Bod Church in Roland.

The Sallisaw Class of 1967 held their reunion on Oct. 14 at the Sallisaw High School cafeteria. The reunion was well attended by the classmates.

Shane Whitekiller and Stephanie Lock

Stephanie Lock of Lakin, Kan., and Shane Whitekiller of El Dorado, Kan., would like to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

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