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With increased cases of COVID-19 reported in Sequoyah County, several schools have announced delaying classes to a later date or have already decided on beginning school at a later date and finaliz

The Sequoyah County Water Association has announced their office will be closed until further notice due to concerns about COVID-19.

The following citations were issued in July:

Emmit Waskom, III: Driving in a manner not reasonable or proper.

Rachel Swimmer: All taxes due state/expired tag

Sports

The Tulsa Drillers lost the Texas Collegiate League championship game against the Brazos Valley Bombers Saturday at Bryant, Texas.

Executive Director Says Fall Sports Still Likely

Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Executive Director David Jackson sees a return of high school sports this fall.

Remington Park Thoroughbred Season Starts Aug. 21

OKLAHOMA CITY – The 2020 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season is set to begin a 67- date run on Friday, Aug. 21.

Commentary

Madison Smith

Why do you like being a kid? I can have fun, play with my friends, and I don’t have to pay bills or taxes!

Former pro looks to inspire young anglers through Varsity Fishing

Former pro angler Kenyon Hill of Norman is looking to instill a work ethic in youth through fishing.

It’s 1st Down with 100 Questions to Go for Big 12 Football

The Big 12 conference took the opening kickof and downed it in the end zone.

Lifestyle

Jettie Lee Smith

Sallisaw – Funeral services for Jettie Lee Smith, 85, of Sallisaw, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at the Agent & Mallory-Martin Chapel in Sallisaw.

Dogs Surrendered to Better Care

What happens to a large number of dogs once they’ve been removed from an unhealthy environment?

A GoFundMe account has been set up in Connie Young’s name for her husband, Mitchell Young, who was severely injured in an accident in June while riding his motorcycle.

Obituaries

Charles Ray ‘Chuck’ Duvall

Sallisaw – Charles Ray “Chuck” Duvall, 79, of Sallisaw, died on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was born on Aug.

Patricia Ann Rouell

Sallisaw – Graveside services for Patricia Ann Rouell, 87, of Sallisaw, were held at 10 a.m. on Fri., Aug.

Lelland R. Choate and Jana Sue Choate

Dwight Mission – Funeral services for Lelland R. Choate, 68, and Jana Sue Choate, 67, of Dwight Mission community, Okla. were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug.

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