Cherokee Nation donates $75,000 to backpack programs
The Cherokee Nation recently donated $75,200 to 20 area organizations in northeastern Oklahoma who participate in backpack programs that provide students with everything from school supplies to nutritious weekend snacks.
Cherokee Nation honors veterans in May
The Cherokee Nation honored a father and daughter who both served in the U.S. Marine Corps as well as a U.S. Army veteran from Tahlequah with the Medal of Patriotism at the May Tribal Council meeting on Monday.
Tribal Council confirms T. Luke Barteaux as district judge
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed T. Luke Barteaux as a judge of the Cherokee Nation District Court on Monday. After confirmation by the Tribal Council, Barteaux, of Bixby, was sworn into office by Cherokee Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice John Garrett.
Cherokee Nation donates $195,000 to area Boys & Girls Clubs
The Cherokee Nation donated $195,000 to eight Boys & Girls Club programs throughout northeastern Oklahoma on Monday. Recipients of the funding include clubs in Washington, Delaware, Sequoyah, Rogers, Nowata, Cherokee, Mayes and Adair counties.
Sequoyah High School announces 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian
Sequoyah High School has named Taylor Armbrister and Whitney Roach as its 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. On Friday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. in The Place Where They Play gym, 76 seniors will graduate. The class has accumulated more than $1.34 million in college scholarships so far, according to school administrators.