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Cherokee Casinos Reopening

Cherokee Nation Businesses announced Thursday it was welcoming back guests to its 10 casino properties throughout northeast Oklahoma, including Sallisaw and Roland. The company’s phased approach to reopening began tlast week and will continue throughout this week.

Haeberle Pleads Guilty to Arson

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that John Cole Haeberle, 23, of Tahlequah, entered a guilty plea to Arson, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 844(i), punishable by not less than 5 years to not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

Eastern Oklahoma Library Systems Reopening

Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library and other libraries in the Eastern Oklahoma Library System will be reopening June 1 with some limitations, according to a press re- lease issued by the Eastern Oklahoma Library System (EOLS). Stanley Tubbs Memo- rial Library will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thurs- days; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Occupancy will be limited to maintain social distancing and patrons are asked to follow floor signs and designated floor markings. Face masks are recommended in the library. Also, curbside is available at each location.The library has also launched a new app for the convenience of patrons and families are asked to stay together during their time at the library.Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library will limit occupancy to 10 people for 30 minutes. EOLS said as the libraries slowly reopen, public computers will not be available but will be available soon. It is requested that patrons ask staff for assistance with printing or using the free PrinterOn app to send prints to the library of your choice for convenient printing in the libraries. WiFi is available in the building and parking lot. All events and classes will continue online. Sum- mer Reading will look different this year but all the libraries are dedicated to serving the public safely, the release said.


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