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Webbers Falls Officers Confiscate Heroin in Stop

Webbers Falls Police reportedly seized heroin, guns, other drugs and several items of drug paraphernalia following a routine traffic stop on U.S. Interstate-40 in January.

Author’s eBook Released

Brighton Publishing has announced the eBook release of “The Most Interesting Man You Have Never Met” from local author Tom West.

A bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of Gregory Cullum, 29, with addresses in both Vian and Sallisaw, who is facing a felony charge of false declaration of ownership to pawnbroker.

Sports

Vian and Gore’s high school basketball teams start postseason play on the road Friday.

Vian’s high school wrestling team will begin Class 3A East regional tournament action on Friday when the Wolverines travel to Vinita.

Keys Edges Vian in Big 8 Conference Action

Vian dropped a pair of tight Big 8 Conference contests to Keys on Friday night in Cherokee County.

Commentary

Judgment Begins Here

1 Peter 4:17 “For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?”

Pastor Michael Martin

Vian Baptist Church

Ephesians 1:3 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: “

Pastor Kenneth Byrd

Round Mountain Community Church

Lifestyle

The Old Sallisaw High School Association (OSHSA) will be holding a Valentine’s Day Italian Luncheon fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Feb. 14 at the OSHSA Black Diamond Event Center.

Story time at the Cherokee National History Museum with Cherokee Nation citizen Candice Byrd begins at 11 a.m. on Feb.

Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) will be offering free Eagle Watch Tours beginning this month.

Obituaries

Maxine Osburn

Fort Smith, Ark. – Services for Maxine Osburn, 75, of Fort Smith, Ark. will be held Sat., Feb. 22, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Calvary Temple in Sallisaw.

Carla Jeanne Manley

Gore – Memorial services for Carla Jeanne Manley, 76, were held Sat., Feb. 8, 2020 at Gore United Methodist Church.

Frank S. West

Memorial services for Frank S. West, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Calvary Temple Church in Sallisaw. Everyone is invited to celebrate the life and memories of Frank West.

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