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Notes From The Chief

Notes From The Chief

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CHIEF BILL JOHN BAKER,  Cherokee Nation Principal   Youth ambassadors represent Cherokee Nation   Cherokee Nation remains blessed to have strong young leaders who annually act as role models and ambassadors on behalf of our tribe. Our Miss Cherokee, Junior Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassador representatives always remind me that the future of [...]

Millennial Corner

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY JENNIFER HERTEL Leader Writer I love audiobooks.  I listen to them whenever I am driving or just sitting at the house.  One thing that is crucial if you decide to star listening to audiobooks is to pick a reader that you like because I have listened to extremely good books that were ruined by [...]

Places

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY MARIA LAUBACH Publisher “Flea infestation?  How can it be possible?”  I would have asked myself just a couple of weeks ago in response to learning someone had that problem.  Also, I was ignorant of the fact that black and white sand that I kept seeing all over the place was a sign of fleas. [...]

We Are Proud of Betty Deen

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader writer “We are very proud of our Teacher of the Year, Betty Deen who is one of 12 teachers in Oklahoma who were selected as finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year,” said Oologah-Talala Superintendent Max Tanner during Monday night School Board meeting. “We wish her the best of luck next [...]

RSU Professor Speaking at Wil Rogers Memorial Museum

RSU Professor Speaking at Wil Rogers Memorial Museum

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

Dr. Hugh Foley, Rogers State University professor for the past 22 years and widely respected Oklahoma music historian will be guest lecturer for the Thursday, Sept. 21, Milam Lecture Series at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. He will speak on Will Rogers and Native Americans in movies for the 6 pm lecture in the museum. [...]

Cherokee Nation accepting and processing freedmen descendant applications for tribal citizenship

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

TAHLEQUAH, OK  The Cherokee Nation registration office is processing tribal citizenship applications for Cherokee freedmen descendants following resolution of a decades-long legal struggle. “We’re happy and relieved this longstanding case is finally resolved, and now we are moving forward processing applications as quickly as possible” said Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree. The application process [...]

Talala Man Wins $9,000 in Hot Lotto Drawing

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 8, 2017)  Daniel Stanley of Talala claimed a $9,000 prize from the September 2nd Hot Lotto drawing.   Stanley successfully matched four white balls and the Hot Ball to win; he also purchased the Sizzler option for an extra dollar which tripled his prize.  The winning ticket was sold at Loveis Travel [...]

O-T Board holds special meeting

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   The Oologah-Talala school district will not call for a bond issue this year.  During a special school board meeting Sept 5th, at 6 pm at the Lone Star Steak House in Owasso, a representative of the bonding company explained new transparency laws concerning school bonds.  After his presentation it [...]

Town Trustees Approve Fireworks

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer   Next year on the 4th of July holiday Oologah citizens can buy a $25 permit to shoot fireworks.  The Oologah trustees at their regular meeting on Sept. 5th at 7pm approved a change that would allow fireworks in the city limits during a period of time during the 4th [...]

Marrara and Dunbar Named Semifinalists

Marrara and Dunbar Named Semifinalists

[ 0 ] September 14, 2017

BY CAROLYN ESTES Leader Writer Oologah High School students Jamie Marrara and Cole Dunbar were named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists this week.  These academically talented high school students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. To be [...]