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Book Worm: Reward yourself, those on your holiday shopping list with a good read
Finally - your holiday shopping is DONE. Well, except for ... um, and for ... and OK, you're not really done. Everybody, you included, has that one certain person on the gift list who's hard to buy for and another certain person who's really fussy, and a Grandma who has everything. You know who they
Unsafe speed on curve caused crash that killed five NSU students, OHP says
Buy Now Traffic cones mark the Welling Road bridge railing that a pickup carrying five Northeastern State University freshmen crashed through Sunday night, sending the vehicle into Baron Fork Creek below. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa WorldMIKE SIMONS State troopers determined the cause of a September crash tha
Welling man sentenced for using false prescriptions
MUSKOGEE - A Welling man was sentenced to prison Monday for obtaining oxycodone with false prescriptions. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma said Ian Alexander Bowline, 32, was handed 16 months' imprisonment, one year of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $7,750 mo
Police Beat 11-21-17: Carrying a loaded firearm without a license lands man in jail
While conducting a traffic stop Nov. 18, Tahlequah Police Department officers arrested a local man for transporting a loaded firearm. Officer Matthew Frits pulled over Shannon Lacey after noticing he wasn't using his headlights. Frits reported that Lacey also had an outstanding warrant. During inven
Man arrested for paraphernalia after fleeing authorities
Anthony Drywater A Tahlequah Police Department officer arrested a local man Nov. 17 on drug-related charges. Responding to allegations of suspicious activity, Officer Josh Girdner said the reporting party claimed he was being followed to Walmart by a blue van. That's where police found passenger, 27
Supermercado opening set this week
Antonio Perez is seen inside his Las Americas Supermercado location in Muskogee last week as fixture installation and stocking were in progress. The 10,000-square-foot grocery store and deli are slated to open this week after a Wednesday ribbon cutting. Muskogee's newest supermarket and restaurant a
TPD features harken back to earlier days
Regular readers of the Tahlequah Daily Press will notice this edition is larger than usual. For one thing, it's stuffed full of inserts touting Black Friday sales across this region. For another, we've included some of our typical Thursday edition features, since the post office doesn't deliver on T
NSU speech, debate team vies at OU
Members of the Northeastern State University competitive speech and debate team are, from left: Johanna Avila, Gemini Creason, and Earin Murrell. The Northeastern State University competitive speech and debate team participated in the 2017 Sooner Swing at the University of Oklahoma in Norman Nov. 3-
Ho ho ho, Merry Thanksgiving!
It's coming, it's coming! Not just the holidays but so many other great things! Well, of course we first have Thanksgiving; I've already stocked up on enough wine to survive that day and all the family questions. Then we have Black Friday; I'm not interested in getting involved in the shopping madne
Christiansburg police arrest two, seize more than 35 pounds of marijuana worth $208,000
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Christiansburg police arrested two people Wednesday morning and after executing a warrant, seizing about 37 pounds of marijuana. Police responded at 6:47 a.m. to a call about a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Simpson Road. The man was found, revived with
President's pardoned turkey's arrive at new home in Blacksburg
Being the 2017 National Thanksgiving Turkey certainly has its perks. Not only did Drumstick and Wishbone get to meet the president at the White House, they also avoided becoming the main course for Thanksgiving Day dinner. They are set to spend the rest of their days here Gobbler's Rest at Virginia
Overdose call leads to seizure of 37 pounds of pot, Christiansburg officials say
An overdose call Wednesday morning led to the seizure of 37 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $208,000, Christiansburg officials announced. The seizure followed a call that came in at 6:47 a.m. requesting help for a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Christiansburg'
CASEY: A bounty of gratitude
There are many reasons to be thankful today, as you can learn from some eighth graders at Cave Spring Middle school, and many others around the Roanoke region. By Dan Casey email@example.com 981-3423 Buy Now Thankfulness comes in different stripes and themes. You can find a good illustration of
K-9s prove invaluable to success of police operations
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA. - There are dogs in our area that are more than just household pets. They are the K-9s that serve and protect our community. Whether these K-9s are searching for drugs, helping track down a suspect or patrolling the streets, they are essential in keeping you safe. K-9 units fro
CASEY: Did your absentee ballot get counted in the recent election?
Late-arriving absentee ballots are in the news these days because of 55 tardy ones that weren't counted in a close state House race in Stafford County. But guess what? That's not the only place in Virginia where absentee ballots are arriving after Election Day, the deadline mandated by state law. It
Richardson, Lenora "Dot"
Lenora Webb "Dot" Richardson, 90, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at her home in Radford. She was a member of the Christiansburg Church of the Brethren. Dot was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, Marshall, and her daughter, Lenora, who passed away in October. Survivors inc
Montgomery County sells former Blacksburg High School property
Montgomery County has completed the sale of property that once was the site of a prominent high school. The property had been up for sale since late 2016. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, HS Development, L.L.C., purchased the former Blacksburg High School from Montgomery County, according to a release from the
Deadly accident on Gordon Highway at Highland Ave.
Deadly Accident graphic UPDATE:RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - Richmond County deputies are currently on the scene of a fatal accident that happened on Gordon Highway at Highland Avenue. The call came in at 2:19 a.m. Wednesday morning and injuries were reported. The accident involved one tractor-tra
One person dead after single car wreck along Riverwood Parkway
It happened Wednesday afternoon on Riverwood Parkway in Evans. Captain Andy Shedd confirms Steven Eveker was in a single car incident. Shedd says a medical condition may have caused the accident, but it is unclear at this time. An autopsy will be performed at a later date. Count on NewsChannel 6 to
Body of 31-year-old found in Phinizy Swamp after hours of searching
31-year-old Jonathan Amerson went duck hunting by himself Tuesday morning and his family says that's the last time they heard from him. There aren't enough words to describe what kind of person Jonathan Amerson was according to his brother Robbie. A father, a close friend, and someone who loved bei