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  1. Wind energy bill approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... connect wind farms in the Oklahoma Panhandle to consumers in the South and on the East Coast. Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, said many of his constituents fear the Plains & Eastern Clean Line project could use federal eminent domain law to acquire ...

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  2. Priscilla Reynolds, 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Doris W. (Morse) Hagar. She resided in Freetown; Keene, NH; Brockton; and 30 years in Largo, FL before moving to Sallisaw, OK. She was a member of the Knit Wits in Largo and was known locally in Sallisaw as the “mitten lady”. Survivors ...

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  3. Chemical castration bill fails to pass out of Oklahoma senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NewsOK.com

    ... imposed the treatment on other offenders. The bill, authored by Sen. Mark Allen, R-Spiro, and Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, received little discussion and failed to pass out of the Senate Judiciary Committee by a 4-5 vote.

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  4. adopts policy to provide 8 weeks paid maternity leaveRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Cherokee Nation

    ... for new health centers in Jay and Ochelata, more facilities at W.W. Hastings Hospital, and expansions of the Sallisaw and Stilwell health centers," Chief Baker said. The tribe was also recently awarded an Indian Health Service Joint Venture ...

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  5. Bill would allow some to carry guns into Oklahoma CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Durant Daily Democrat

    An Oklahoma legislator says anyone with a license to carry a handgun should be allowed to take the weapon into "the people's Capitol." "It's our God-given right and our constitutional right," said Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, who has filed legislation to allow weapons to be brought into the Capitol building.

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  6. A super rodeo needs super dirtRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... 4, at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 11, 1985. Wegner was a champion from 1963-64. Weston Ireland, from Sallisaw, Okla., is bucked off his horse in the saddle bronc riding event on Feb. 4, 2011, during the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo ...

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  7. More Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... the A-Mo Health Center in Salina. Recently, a second sculpture was installed at the Redbird Smith Health Center in Sallisaw. Cherokee culture considers the feather a source of pride, and tribal officials are hopeful the sculptures will give patients ...

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  8. Cherokee Nation brings cultural art to health centersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... the A-Mo Health Center in Salina. Recently, a second sculpture was installed at the Redbird Smith Health Center in Sallisaw. Cherokee culture considers the feather a source of pride, and tribal officials are hopeful the sculptures will give patients ...

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  9. 5 Large Big Green Eggs and 5 Nests for SallisawRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Cherokee Nation

    Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC, , a wholly owned tribal company of the Cherokee Nation, is seeking qualified bids for 5 BIG GREEN EGGS-SIZE LARGE AND 5 LARGE NESTS. The grills are all needed in hand no later than 4/20/15.

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  10. Oklahoma man cited for dumping two dozen cow heads near riverRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    An Oklahoma man has been cited with illegally dumping 24 decapitated cow heads and three dead calves near the state's Arkansas River over the weekend. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart said the butchered remains of the cattle were found near trash bins at a dam near Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and authorities were able to track the ear tags on the cow heads to the suspect.

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  11. Sheriff: 24 cow heads illegally dumped near Arkansas RiverRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... entity hasn't been released. The remains were found Saturday near at trash bin close to the Robert S. Kerr Dam near Sallisaw. Lockhart says about 14 of the cows had ear tags and it appears they were butchered for meat.

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  12. good, stable, says Fitch RatingsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Cherokee Nation

    ... bonds in 2006 to construct Three Rivers Health Center in Muskogee, Nowata Health Center and Redbird Smith annex in Sallisaw. The Cherokee Nation's bond rating was upgraded from a "BBB-" to "BBB" in 2014 for showing strong financial operations. "Our ...

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  13. Sheriff: Cherokee Nation Deputy Marshal Surrenders After Sallisaw StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... law enforcement agencies responded Thursday in reference to a man who had barricaded himself inside a home in Sallisaw. Lockhart said deputies were unsure if there were weapons inside the home. He said the man was alone but was talking with law ...

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  14. State Reps To Appear At Sequoyah County Meeting About Proposed High-Voltage LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Oklahoma state legislators and a Sequoyah County commissioner will lead a public information session Tuesday night, as the county decides whether to denounce a transmission power line set to stretch through Oklahoma and Arkansas. Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, and Sen. Mark Allen, R-Arkoma, are set to attend the meeting of Sequoyah County residents at 6 p.m. The session concerns the proposed Clean Line transmission line, set to be routed through private property in the county if the project is approved by the federal government.

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  15. hosts open house at new Tahlequah tag officeRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Cherokee Nation

    ... staff to serve the Cherokee citizens in the most efficient way possible. The more spacious office in Tahlequah and Sallisaw coupled with the first-ever office in Tulsa will allow the Tax Commission staff to meet the increased demand and make the ...

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  16. Former OU assistant Josh Heupel officially hired at Utah StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... this month along with wide receivers coach Jay Norvell . Heupel is joining the staff of head coach Matt Wells, a Sallisaw native. "We are very excited to add Josh Heupel to our coaching staff," Wells said in a statement. "Josh brings a tremendous ...

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  17. Former Oklahoma co-OC to join Utah State's coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... during Heupel's playing days. Wells and his older brother, Utah State head coach Matt Wells, are natives of Sallisaw, Oklahoma. The younger Wells earned his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma in 2002. Oklahoma lost 40-6 to Clemson in the Russell ...

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  18. Report: Josh Heupel to Utah State as offensive coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... h. Heupel will join fellow Oklahoman Matt Wells on the Aggies staff. Wells, Utah State's head coach and a native of Sallisaw, is quickly becoming a rising star in the college football coaching ranks.

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  19. Oklahoma man who struck down Ten Commandments monument heads home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... Tucker in Roland, a small town near the Oklahoma-Arkansas border. He is required to undergo outpatient treatment in Sallisaw. Mike Brose, the executive director of Mental Health Association Oklahoma, said it's common for people with untreated mental ...

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  20. John Deere Z255 Eztrak Residential Zero-Turn-Radius Mower with 48 in. Edge DeckRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Cherokee Nation

    Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC, , a wholly owned tribal company of the Cherokee Nation, is seeking qualified bids for six brand new JOHN DEERE Z255 EZTRAK RESIDENTIAL ZERO-TURN-RADIUS MOWER WITH 48 IN. EDGE DECK for promotional giveaway at Cherokee Casino Roland and Sallisaw.

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