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Keystone partners with CPS

Keystone Food Service is happy to announce a new partnership with Cherokee Public Schools that will provide students with fresh, healthy meal options this school year. “We are proud to partner with the Cherokee School District, and we are grateful to its school board and the administration for their willingness to try something new to…

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Fourteen NWOSU student teacher begin

Students leave Northwestern Oklahoma State University with the knowledge to succeed in a particular field. In their final semester, 14 senior education students have received their student teaching assignments and have entered area schools to gain hands-on experience. The students will return to campus for seminars in November and their portfolio exit interviews in December.…

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Okeene/Aline-Cleo take part in tourney

Ringwood was the designated visiting team in the contest and took a 4-0 lead going into the bottom of the first. After a line out to open the bottom of first inning, Madison Munden delivered an inside-the-park home run. Back-to-back outs sent the game to the second inning with Ringwood on top 4-1. Just as…

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Lady Chiefs take part in NW Shootout

The Cherokee Lady Chiefs began play in the 16th annual Northwest Shootout in Fairview facing a tall task in their opening round contest as they faced off the with the #8 Class B Arnett Lady Wildcats. Cherokee won the pregame coin flip and won the right to be the home team in the contest. Top…

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Cherokee falls to Pioneer-Pleasant Vale, will host Shattuck Friday

The Cherokee Chiefs fell to Pioneer 46-0 in their home opener on Friday, Sept. 10. The Mustangs scored 16 points in the first quarter with two rushing touchdowns, 24 in the second with two rushing and one passing touchdown and one in the third that was a kick-off returned for a touchdown. The offensive stats…

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Timberlake Lady Tigers take part in tournament

After a 8-14 loss to Garber to begin play in the Cimarron Fall Classic Sept. 9, the Timberlake Lady Tigers looked to rebound against Pond Creek-Hunter. The Lady Tigers won the coin toss and had the right to the home team in the contest. Top of the first inning saw PC-H plate two runs on…

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Timberlake Tigers remain undefeated entering into their bye week

The Timberlake Tigers advanced to 3-0 on the season after defeating the Waukomis Chiefs 54-6. The Tigers opened the game with the ball and following the kick-off, it took JJ Pippin one play and 13 seconds to score the 60-yard touchdown. Ethan Jenlink and Colten Lormand connected for the two-point conversion. After the ensuing kick-off,…

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Jack Lewis Lanakila Jones

Funeral services for Jack Lewis Lanakila Jones was at 2 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at the Alva First Baptist Church with Pastor Brad Hadsell and Pastor Ryan Pullan officiating. Interment was at the Short Spring Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva. Jack Lewis Lanakila Jones, son of Judy Lynn (Perrin)…

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Carmen class reunion held

A Carmen High School Class Reunion of the Classes of 1957-1960 was hosted by Lon and Karen Hawkins at the Cherokee Station in Cherokee. A visitation time and dinner was given for classmates and spouses who attended school at that time and was involved in school activities. After 55 Noon Dinner The After 55 Club…

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Historically Speaking: Twenty Years Later

Knowing that the 20th anniversary of 9/11 was fast approaching, I knew I needed to address it. I struggle writing about 9/11 because in many ways it still brings on strong raw emotions and I want to do it justice. For my own history, it is the foremost event and has done more to change…

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