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Growing homelessness trend is a problem that can’t be ignored
A: Main, Main, News
ONE IN A SERIES
By Lynn Adams Staff Writer 
July 11, 2024
Ostriches have a reputation for burying their heads in the sand in an attempt to hide themselves or ignore a threat. That’s a myth. Similarly, people often choose to believe that homelessness isn’t a problem, or that it doesn’t exist at all. It still exists, even in Sallisaw. Then there are those who deal with homelessness by ignoring it — ignore it and it will go away. Pam Wemhaner knows better. ...
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Big Lots! termination big blow to Sallisaw
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By Lynn Adams Staff Writer 
July 11, 2024
Big Lots! needs to update its big orange, white and black sign at 1900 E. Cherokee Avenue in Sallisaw. The sign proudly announces: Coming soon 2024. Turns out it will not be coming to Sallisaw after a...
Bolin resigns as Sallisaw softball coach
A: Main, Main, News
By Lynn Adams Staff Writer 
July 11, 2024
Josh Bolin, Sallisaw’s head coach for softball who is alleged to have engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a minor under the age of 18, has resigned his position at Sallisaw Public Schools. T...

Roland High School Golf Scramble is July 19
Sports
ROLAND GOLF
July 11, 2024
The first annual Roland High School Golf Two-Player Scramble will take place July 19 at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Alma, Ark. The entry fee per two-man team is $200, which includes golf cart, green fe...
Razorbacks women’s soccer schedule revealed
Sports
UA SOCCER
By Arkansasrazorbacks.com 
July 11, 2024
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Razorbacks women’s soccer team will return to action in August to kick off the 2024-25 athletic year. The slate features 16 regular-season matches and three exhibitio...
Rodeo entries being taken for 52nd Garrison Creek Riders Rodeo
Sports
July 11, 2024
The 52nd Garrison Creek Riders Rodeo, which will take place July 19-20 at the organization’s rodeo area located on U.S. 64 between Muldrow and Roland, is taking rodeo entries until Monday. To enter or...
Final CASC Baseball Prospect Showcase is Tuesday
Sports
CASC BASEBALL
July 11, 2024
The final 2024 Carl Albert State College Baseball Prospect Showcase will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mark Pollard Field. The cost is $50 per participant. This showcase is for Class of 2024--27 hig...
Black Diamond trio ready to bring home national titles, earn All-American status at Fargo
B: Sports
SALLISAW WRESTLING
By DAVID SEELEY SPORTS EDITOR 
July 11, 2024
Three Sallisaw Black Diamonds wrestlers, Cole Mayfield, Bodie Adams and Cason Craft, will try to accomplish two things next week when they go to the 2024 USA Nationals Junior/Age 16-and-Younger Tourna...
Sallisaw Black Diamond Football Camp is July 29-30
Sports
SALLISAW FOOTBALL
July 11, 2024
The 2024 Sallisaw Black Diamond Football Camp will take place from 6-8 p.m. July 29-30 at Perry F. Lattimore Stadium. The camp is open to those youth who will be in grades three through six this upcom...
Muldrow City Park: Where the community comes to celebrate
Lifestyle, News
By JACI WALKER STAFF WRITER 
July 11, 2024
Muldrow’s centerpiece of activity is the Muldrow City Park. This park provides a beautiful chunk of nature in the midst of the industry and residences of the rest of the town. With its easy trail loop...
Enjoy the wonders of nature at Vian City Lake
Lifestyle, News
By JACI WALKER STAFF WRITER 
July 11, 2024
Sequoyah County is home to lovers of the outdoors, and these outdoorsy people have many scenic destinations to explore. One such destination is Armstrong Park in Vian. The park consists of many trail ...
KOA Campground offers amenities to all
Lifestyle, News
By JACI WALKER STAFF WRITER 
July 11, 2024
Summertime goes hand-in-hand with the outdoors for many people in Sequoyah County. The town of Sallisaw’s KOA campground provides summer fun for all of those who enjoy the lake, hiking, fishing, or si...
Exercise during commercials
Health, Lifestyle
SALLISAW TOPS
By Billie Anthony 
July 9, 2024
We had 13 attend our meeting Monday. Cindy had the best weight loss this week with 2 pounds gone. Way to go Cindy! Our Lucky Lotto winner was Barbara with a winning of $45. Lucky lady! Since the Lucky...
Keep it cool
Lifestyle
A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS
By A Few of My Favorite Things Katina Holland Special to Your TIMES 
July 4, 2024
I don’t think anyone will disagree with me that it’s just hot right now! July has kicked off and we have already had some 100° days and high humidity just makes it worse. I don’t do well with the heat...
Easy Corn Salad
Lifestyle
July 4, 2024
¼-½ cup mayonnaise, to taste 2 Tbsps. red wine vinegar ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp. black pepper ¼ tsp. garlic powder 3 cups frozen sweet corn, thawed and drained 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium orange bell peppe...