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  1. Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Sequoyah, LeFlore CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    LEFLORE COUNTY/ SEQUOYAH COUNTY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for LeFlore and Sequoyah counties because of extensive storm damage and flooding on Sunday . The damage estimate is at least $500,000 for county and city roads in LeFlore County, according to Michael Davidson, LeFlore County Emergency Management director.

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  2. Sequoyah County Officials Survey Flooded Roads And BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Sequoyah County District Three Commissioner Jim Rogers and Calvin Teague took KFSM, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith along when they surveyed the damage on Sunday. "We are just trying to get to [the damaged bridges and roads] as fast as we can," Jim Rogers said.

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  3. Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office Investigating Suspicious DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 50-year-old woman in Sequoyah County, according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Flooding, Mud Slide, And Road Closures Around The River ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Road closures and mud slides are being reported across the River Valley following strong storms that hit Texas and Oklahoma, and are now making their east. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart tells 5NEWS there are several bridges and roads flooded with high water.

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  5. Vehicle Washed Away Near SallisawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A vehicle is washed away near Sallisaw after the driver tried to cross a low water bridge, according to Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart. The sheriff said two people attempted to cross a low water bridge when the vehicle was swept off the bridge.

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  6. Sheriff: Man Wanted In String Of Burglaries Hits Deputy With CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... as an accessory to theft and assault and battery of an officer. U.S. Marshals, Sallisaw Police Department, Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office, LeFlore County Sheriff's Office, Haskell County Sheriff's Office and the Fort Smith Police Department formed ...

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  7. Accused Lawn Mower Thieves Arrested By Sallisaw PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fort Smith Police Department found the mowers, and evidence led investigators to LeFlore County. Together, LeFlore and Sequoyah County authorities issued a search warrant for a Rock Island residence, police said.

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  8. Two accident victims are identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NewsOK.com

    ... ody as his, police reported Wednesday. Sunday crashed a motorcycle about 2 p.m. April 15 on Interstate 40 in Sequoyah County. He was taken to a Fort Smith, Ark. hospital. He died early April 19, the patrol reported.

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  9. Two people dead in separate Oklahoma accidents identified by authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NewsOK.com

    ... s office has identified his body, police reported Wednesday. Sunday crashed a motorcycle on Interstate 40 in Sequoyah County April 15. He was taken to a Fort Smith, Ark. hospital. He died early Sunday, the patrol reports.

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  10. 2 Oklahoma Ranches to Be Offered to Highest BidderRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    Qualified buyers will have the opportunity to bid on several parcels from two ranches in Sequoyah County, Okla. The two properties will be offered in nine separate parcels, any combination of tracts or in their entirety.

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  11. Man Chokes Elderly Driver With Rope, Sequoyah County Deputies SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    An Oklahoma man was arrested Monday for attempting to kill an elderly man by putting a rope around his neck, according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office. Tony Douglas White, of Bristow, Oklahoma, is now facing a charge of assault and battery with intent to kill, according to Sheriff Ron Lockhart.

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  12. Man Dead In Sallisaw After Accident Involving Delivery TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A man is dead in Sequoyah County after an accident involving a delivery truck in the parking lot of a Dollar General on Friday morning , police say. The incident took place around 10:52 a.m., and the Dollar General store where the incident took place is on US 59, according to police. 1 comment

  13. Sequoyah County Churches Remodel Children's Advocacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Congregation members from churches across Sequoyah County are rolling up their sleeves and getting to work on a big remodel. They're fixing up the old Children's Advocacy Center of Sallisaw.

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  14. 2 Arrests Made, More Expected in River Valley Drug InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | FOX16

    ... methamphetamine was seized. Further arrests are expected. Keith Holland is currently also facing charges in Sequoyah County, OK of Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Place for Keeping/Selling a Controlled Dangerous Substance, ...

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  15. Sebastian County Authorities Seize Quarter Pound Of Crystal Meth, CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... was found. More arrests in the case are expected, police said. "Keith Holland is currently facing charges in Sequoyah County of distribution of a controlled substance, maintaining a place for keeping/selling a controlled dangerous substance, ...

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  16. Sallisaw Man Accused Of Killing His Mother Due In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A Sallisaw man, accused of killing his mother, is set to make his first appearance before a Sequoyah County judge Wednesday. Investigators believe Gregg died from a gunshot wound to the right side of her face, according to a probable cause affidavit. 1 comment

  17. Sallisaw Man Accused of Killing Mother Makes First Court AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Sallisaw man, accused of shooting and killing his mother, is set to make his first appearance before a Sequoyah County judge Wednesday afternoon . Jessie Mosby is facing a first-degree murder charge in Karen Gregg's death, according to Sallisaw Police Chief Terri Franklin.

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  18. Two die in crashes on Oklahoma roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... tion, troopers said. About 7 a.m. Saturday, Pearson was driving east on Interstate 40 near mile marker 39 in Sequoyah County. The car he was driving went off the road and rolled two times, troopers said.

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  19. Tennessee Man Killed In Sequoyah County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Carl Pearson, 74, was driving a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder when he crashed just east of mile marker 309 a 7 a.m., a collision report says. The investigating trooper said Pearson was eastbound when he departed to the right for an unknown reason, and the SUV overturned approximately two times before landing on its wheels.

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  20. Buying Firearms Online Largely Unregulated, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... a first-degree murder charge in the death of his mother Karen Gregg. He's being held without bond at the Sequoyah County Jail awaiting his first court hearing. Police said Gregg's body was found in the driver's seat of car on West Ruth Street in ...

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