Sequoyah County, OK

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Missing Eastern Oklahoma man found in Fort Smith

SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Okla. — Update: Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane said Carl Henson was found safe in Fort Smith and is no longer considered missing. Lane thanked the community for helping locate Henson. ________________________________. Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane said they are looking for Carl Henson, 61. He was last...
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Silver Alert issued for man last seen in Sallisaw

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A Silver Alert has been issued for 61-year-old Carl Henson, who was last seen in Sallisaw yesterday. The Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office says Carl is in imminent danger. He was last seen at 2:50 p.m. wearing a shirt with writing and blue jeans and brown shoes....
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Silver alert issued for missing 61-year-old man

SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities in Sequoyah County are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 61-year-old man. Officials with the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office issued a silver alert for 61-year-old Carl Henson. Henson was last seen around 2:50 p.m. on June 10 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Henson is...
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Officials encourage vaccinations

In Sequoyah County, there were 6 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 0 newly reported COVID-19 deaths as of Wednesday, according to information released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although numbers have clearly dropped from the same time as last year, health officials, state and tribal leaders are...
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Marijuana industry draws attention of foreign investors

Medical marijuana has become such a booming business locally and across the state that foreign investors are wanting to get in on the action, although it may be illegal for some of them to do so. There are reports from the Oklahoma Attorney General's office and the Oklahoma Bureau of...
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I-40 narrows in Muskogee, Sequoyah counties daily

Drivers can expect various lane closures and slower traffic in the following areas along I-40 in Muskogee and Sequoyah Counties from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Friday as part of an ongoing striping project:. Tuesday - various lane closures on east and westbound I-40 from near Muldrow to...
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Agreement review delays Cox case

Parties have reached an agreement for deferred prosecution in the case of Sequoyah County Court Clerk Gina Cox, but terms of the agreement are not yet forthcoming. When contacted by Your TIMES Tuesday, Chuck Sullivan, District Attorney for Haskell and Pittsburg counties, said an agreement for deferred prosecution has been reached with Cox's attorney Rex Earl Starr, but there has been a delay while Starr reviews the language of the agreement. Starr has not returned calls from Your TIMES and Sullivan said he has been unable to contact him in recent days.
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Tenkiller State Park anticipating busy season

Tenkiller State Park has become a popular destination this summer, especially as COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. Reservations have been coming in, booking up every June weekend and the Fourth of July weekend. This past Memorial Day weekend was a success for Tenkiller. They were completely booked, despite the rainy...
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Tax Assessor Miller Resigns

Sequoyah County Tax Assessor Kelly Miller announced her resignation from her duties Tuesday at the regular meeting of the Sequoyah County Commissioners meeting to take a job with the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Following executive session, the commissioners approved her resignation and her recommendation to appoint Brandy Dobbs, the deputy tax...
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Rain, roads, red dirt discussed at meeting

Continuous rain is making problems for roadways in Sequoyah County, according to commissioners who met for their regular meeting Monday. Dist. 3 and Chairman of the Board Commissioner Jim Rogers said the rainy weather has hindered his workers from maintaining roads with normal maintenance such as chipping which is usually done by this time of the year. All three commissioners including Ray Watts (Dist. 1) and Beau Burlison (Dist. 2) stated the same concerns.
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Health department targets adolescents for vaccine

As of last week, the Sequoyah County Health Department is offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to adolescents 12-15 years old. Sequoyah County has had a total of 4,130 reported COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. According to Tiffany Perryman, coordinating nurse for the Sequoyah County Health Department, 23 percent of Sequoyah County residents have been fully vaccinated, defined as at least 14 days following the completion of a COVID-19 vaccine series. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) follows the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which recommends continuing to wear a mask and social distance if you are not fully vaccinated.

Stolen truck recovered before owner knew it was missing

Investigators and deputies from both Sallisaw Police Department and Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for stolen property at a residence in the Maple community, north of Muldrow Wednesday and recovered a stolen vehicle and several other stolen items at the residence. Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane said...

Sequoyah names Ziese, Martinez valedictorian, salutatorian

TAHLEQUAH – Sequoyah High School has named Ryly Ziese as the 2021 valedictorian and Liliana Martinez as salutatorian. Sequoyah’s commencement ceremony for the class of 2021 seniors will take place at Gable Field at Northeastern State University at 6:30 p.m. today using social-distancing recommendations and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.