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Sallisaw Boy Scout Troop 731 goes to camp

Sallisaw Boy Scout Troop 731 left Sunday morning for a week-long summer camp at Hale Scout Reservation near Talihina. While at camp the boys will participate in merit badge classes, water sports, campfires and other scouting activities. Attending are back row from left, Assistant Scoutmaster Tracy Robinette, Assistant Scoutmaster Johnathan Walters, Isaiah Baker, Scoutmaster Keith Orendorff,…
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The Noble House

The Noble House is a newly constructed, modern, gorgeous black A-frame cabin. Its design is minimally chic and stylishly sleek! The elevation of this cabin is grand on the outside and open and bright/airy on the inside. The Noble House sits perched on top of a hill and has gorgeous views of nothing but pine trees!
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OBITUARY: Rebecca Sue Goings Thompson

Rebecca Sue Goings Thompson, age 67, of Cherokee, formally of Broken Bow, Okla., passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Cherokee Indian Hospital after an extended illness. Sue, as she was commonly known, is survived by her children, Michelle Thompson and Steven Thompson (Freida), both of Cherokee; brother, Levi King of Moore, Okla.; grandchildren, Chayton Thompson (Sabrina), Darius Thompson, Becca Thompson, Ayden Thompson, Nyree Thompson, Jayanna Thompson, Tyruss Thompson, Niko Thompson, Laylah Thompson, and Elli Thompson; great-grandchildren, Kendra Crowe, Aliya, McKell, Everleigh, Leilani Thompson and Jeriah Williams; the father of her children, Sam Thompson; special daughters, Brandy Sequoyah and Jaime Lossiah; special granddaughter, Marissa Williams; sister-in-law and nephew, Elnora Thompson and Mike Thompson; cousins, Otis Tushka and Luweezie Kalonaheskie and families; best friend, Rose Maney; cousins in Oklahoma also survive; and her neighbor, Ms. Annie Dale.

15-year-old dies after injuries from ATV crash

TALIHINA, Okla. — A 15-year-old male has died in an ATV accident just south of Talihina in Leflore County, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP). On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, he was driving a 2007 Honda ATV on county road Williams. According to OHP, he departed roadway to the...

Choctaw Nation breaks ground for Hochatown casino

HOCHATOWN, Okla. (KTEN) — The Choctaw Nation broke ground Tuesday for its newest casino property, Choctaw Landing. The $165 million project will create more than 2,000 jobs for Hochatown, Broken Bow and McCurtain County. The four-story, 200,000 square foot building will feature 100 hotel rooms, a casino, restaurants, bars,...
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Rattan-Valliant All Stars Claim Tournament Championship!

The Valliant 8U coach pitch All Star Team made up of boys from Rattan and Valliant traveled to Mt.Vernon, Texas, this past weekend to compete in the Dixie Youth District Tournament (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Going into Sunday’s games the boys were undefeated. Playing three back-to-back-to-back games in 100-degree weather Sunday and winning five-of-six games, they came home with the Dixie…

Choctaw breaks ground on a new resort near Broken Bow

Choctaw Nation will break ground this week on a new hotel and casino development in Southeastern Oklahoma, near Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend State Park.Why it matters: The Broken Bow area is already the second-fastest growing travel destination in the country, with close to 2 million visitors a year.The new resort, dubbed Choctaw Landing, will likely become a go-to getaway destination for North Texans. Zoom in: The four-story resort is expected to cost $165 million and will include 100 hotel rooms, hundreds of slot machines, eight table games, a variety of restaurants and bars, an outdoor amphitheater, a beer...

Rustic Luxury Cabins set the stage for a forest getaway with five-star comfort.

It’s no surprise that the southeastern corner of Oklahoma is the birthplace of many legends. Driving into Broken Bow is like crossing the veil into a more ancient, more mysterious world. It’s not hard to imagine fairies dancing within dense thickets of towering cedars or Bigfoot stopping to drink from the cool waters of the Mountain Fork River.