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Volunteers Help Load Food

Helping to load food at the Vian Peace Center are Terry Annis, Ali Annis, Jonathan Cooper and Isiah Annis. ANDREW NEWBURY | COURTESY

Area school districts will continue to provide grab and go or delivered breakfasts and lunches to students as long as the COVID-19 public health threat keeps schools closed.

Mercy Fort Smith Opens Injury Walk-In Clini

Mercy Clinic Orthopedics has opened a weekday walk-in clinic for non-medical injuries. Patients can be seen same day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sports

State Basketball Tourneys, Spring Sports Shelved

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association canceled the Class 2A-6A state basketball tournaments and spring high school sports activities Thursday because of the growing COVID-19 public h

Gore High School

Gore High School powerlifters (from left) Damien Page (157-pound division), James Dover (181) and Alex Hallum (145) recently qualified for the state powerlifting meet after each lifter placed th

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Get away from it all but be smart about it

Kacy Cook of Muskogee plans to go fishing as often as he can at Lake Eufaula and Fort Gibson Lake in the coming days.

Commentary

Little Things

Matthew 10:42 And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Carefree

Have you ever thought at times that there was no one around that really cared about you?

One Way! Into Hell – No Exit!

Unbelievers, I need to share with you. I pray that you will see the road you are traveling. You are on the “Road of Unbelief!” You are headed for destruction.

Lifestyle

Northeastern Health System Sequoyah (NHS Sequoyah) and area nursing homes have started restricting visitors and visitation Monday morning out of concern over the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Dining rooms at senior nutrition centers across the Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area Agency on Aging service area have been closed in accordance with the CDC’s and State of Oklahoma’s mos

Jeremiah Celebrates Birthday

Margaret Juanita Jeremiah recently celebrated her 94th birthday at her home in Sallisaw with family and friends.

Obituaries

Major James C. Patterson, USA, Ret.

Sallisaw – Services for Major James C. Patterson, USA, Ret., 84, of Sallisaw will be held Fri., April 3, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw.

Muldrow – Clinton Dennis “Buck” Wheat, 75, of Muldrow was born May 2, 1944 in San Rafael, Calif.

Steven Craig Baker

Sallisaw – Services for Steven Craig Baker, 54, of Sallisaw were held Wed., March 25, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw.

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