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Tahlequah News Tuesday 01/16/18
The next meeting of t he Tahlequah Writers group will take place this Saturday at 2pm at the Cherokee Arts Center multi-purpose room at 212 S. Water Street behind the Spider Gallery. The public is invited. Attendees will report on what they are up to regarding writing.
The NSU Broken Arrow campus will begin its spring 2018 Biology and Chemistry Seminar Series on Friday Jan 26th. On Jan 26th Flying tumors engaging students in research with fruit fly models of cancer. Each lecture begins at 10am in the Administrative Services Building, Room 141
Tahlequah Rock and Mineral Society members are inviting the public to their first meeting of the year Tuesday at 7pm in the Tahlequah Public Library Rawls Room.
According to Tahlequah police they arrested Dessie M. Lang 30 a Park Hill woman for public intoxication this past week. Also Amos Chuculate 40 of Hulbert was arrested on a warrant.
AARP Tax-Aide will prepare tax returns for seniors and or low income citizens on Wednesdays in the Tahlequah Public Library Carnegie Room beginning Feb 7th through April 11th.
The Tahlequah Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for applicants for a “Brush With Kindness” housing repair program. For more information log on to tahlequahhabitat.org. Habitat for Humanity is also accepting donations for good used clothing, shoes and belts.
The Cherokee Nation is providing six vans to four Northeast Oklahoma transit service companies that help provide rides for thousands of Cherokee Nation citizens and employees each year. The Ford 350 Transit vans were purchased through a Federal Transit Administration grant.
According to the Cherokee County Election Board Friday will be the last day to apply for registration to vote in the Feb 13th School Election. Application forms are available at the Election Board, 914 S. College and at the Post Office.
It was announced that Courts Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country CASA will begin volunteer advocate training Feb 12th. CASA is a local volunteer program that recruits and trains volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children. Applications are now available at the CASA office at 304 W. Keetoowah Street.
Officers with the Tahlequah police department arrested Joseph Sanders for trespassing after being banned from Wal-Mart. Sanders told police he knew about his ban from Wal-Mart and was booked into jail.
According to the Cherokee County DA's Office Ronda Goodman of Tahlequah who as behind the wheel in the death of a toddler who was killed in October when he walked into the path of a car driven by Goodman will not be pursuing charges in the death. The DA's Office said after reviewing the evidence, the incident appeared to be an accident.
The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of 14 individuals and five organizations that will be honored for their contributions to the arts in Oklahoma during the 42nd Governor's Arts Awards on Feb 28th. Included among the honorees is the Cherokee National Youth Choir of Tahlequah.
The next meeting of the Cherokees for Black Indian History Preservation will be this evening in the Black History headquarters at 829 S. Muskogee Ave.
37 year old Timothy L. Harjo a Stilwell man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for felony domestic abuse in Cherokee County District Court.
Renovations are underway at the Tahlequah Skate Park in Sequoyah City Park with the demolition of the existing concrete. Some of the new park features 230 feet of quarter pipe and a euro gap and several new rails. The contractor anticipates the project should be completed in 60 days weather permitting.
LAKES COUNTRY SPORTS, HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Live broadcast on Lakes Country 102.1 FM
Tonight Tahlequah at Coweta Girls at 6pm followed by the boys game
Jan 18th-20th Tahlequah Tigers at the Catoosa Tournament.
Live Broadcast on Billy Country 96.3 Fm & AM 1350
Jan 18th -20th Sequoyah Indians at the Lincoln Christian Tournament.