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Adair County OSU Extension hosted its inaugural Pasture Tour on August 31. This was an in the field, hands on, educational program for producers. It consisted of three separate tours at different locations. This was a well attended event and multiple community partners involved. 

Cherokees have long known that the first years of any child’s life should be spent in a nurturing and enriching environment to build the best possible foundation for their whole life to come. Our collective future is being written today by the investments we make in our youngest children. Th…

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The Ketcher family is leaving a legacy in honor of their mother this year by establishing the Karen Ketcher Memorial Scholarship. They gave away two $1,000 scholarships for Native American students.

I love fairs. When I was younger, I went to either the Fort Smith fair or the Tulsa Fair every year. Sometimes both. I stopped riding the rides several years ago, but I could wander around looking at the exhibits for hours at the Tulsa Fair and check out most of the animals at Fort Smith whe…

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Last Thursday afternoon, the Adair County fairgrounds were quiet, except for a few teens and adults cleaning up and waiting for the evening auction.

 Every suicide is a tragedy. Every life lost to suicide is one too many and the prevalence among our nation’s veterans is alarming. In 2019, 6,261 veterans lost their lives to suicide, including 111 Oklahomans. Many of our men and women in uniform who come back from warzones overseas face me…

Tom Stiles, Indian Capital Technology Center Board of Education Vice-President, was honored with the Oklahoma Association of Technology Center (OATC) Outstanding Board Member award on Friday, August 27th at the Oklahoma Secondary School Board Association (OSSBA)/OATC Conference in Oklahoma C…

OKLAHOMA CITY — In a little more than a week, Markwayne Mullin said he went from a little-known Oklahoma Congressman to an international figure after, he said, federal officials leaked information about his team’s attempts to rescue Americans from Afghanistan.

The Stilwell Football Indians closed out their 2020 season by having to play two games in three days after not having the benefit of any practices for two weeks due to the COVID pandemic. The 2021 version was forced to begin their season in much the same way with several days of quarantine f…

Most everyone is familiar with the terms landscape and architecture, but what does it mean when these two words are put together? According to the American Society of Landscape Architects, landscape architecture is “the science and art of design, planning, management and stewardship of the land.”