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Cherokee Nation launches online portal for Cherokee elders to apply for utility help, direct economic assistance

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation has launched an online portal for qualifying Cherokee elders age 62 and older to apply for COVID-19 relief assistance.   As part of the...

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Owasso Public School Updates 2020-2021 School Year Information

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020

  Via Amy Fichtner, Superintendent 2020-21 School Year Information July 24, 2020 Dear Owasso Parents and Staff, With so much information swirling around all of us as we move closer...

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Ray A. Webb Aug 9, 1931 – Aug 1, 2020

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020

Ray A. Webb was born August 9, 1931, in Boone County, Arkansas, to Lonnie and Valley Mae Marrison Webb. He died Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, at the age of...

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Former City Manager Rodney Ray Dies

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020

07/30/2020 – The following statement was released by the City of Owasso Thursday morning: “It is with great sadness that I share with you Rodney Ray, former City...

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Cherokee Nation launches online portal for Cherokee elders to apply for utility help, direct economic assistance

Cherokee Nation launches online portal for Cherokee elders to apply for utility help, direct economic assistance

Aug 4, 2020

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation has launched an online portal for qualifying Cherokee elders age 62 and older to apply for COVID-19 relief assistance.   As part of the Cherokee Nation Respond, Recover and Rebuild spending plan, Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently announced the $45 million elder assistance initiative that will help Cherokee...

Ray A. Webb Aug 9, 1931 – Aug 1, 2020

Ray A. Webb Aug 9, 1931 – Aug 1, 2020

Aug 4, 2020

Ray A. Webb was born August 9, 1931, in Boone County, Arkansas, to Lonnie and Valley Mae Marrison Webb. He died Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, at the age of 88 years. Ray completed his secondary education in Bixby, Oklahoma, and graduated with the Bixby High School Class of 1950. He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his...

Drive up to 75; speed limit changes in sight for some rural Oklahoma interstates

Drive up to 75; speed limit changes in sight for some rural Oklahoma interstates

Aug 3, 2020

Nearly 400 miles of rural interstates in Oklahoma will be shifting up to a maximum speed limit of 75 mph in the coming months. Drivers will only see these changes outside of the major metro areas of these routes, and should pay close attention to safety during this transition. At its August 3 meeting, the Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved six...

“Well Being” Reflexology Clinic in Owasso Helping Clients with Relaxation and Healing

“Well Being” Reflexology Clinic in Owasso Helping Clients with Relaxation and Healing

Aug 3, 2020

  by Anna Dean, Owassoisms   08/03/2020 – Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, tensions are high for most everyone, and the resulting stress can take its toll on a person, physically and mentally. Instead of turning to binge eating or other unhealthy coping mechanisms that will only exacerbate the problem, consider a healthier alternative—reflexology at Well...

Kathryn Mae Tumleson Nov 8, 1931 – July 28, 2020

Kathryn Mae Tumleson Nov 8, 1931 – July 28, 2020

Aug 3, 2020

Kathryn Mae Tumleson was born November 18, 1931, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma to Walter Blair and Hazel Alberta (Clough) Blair. She died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Cleveland, Oklahoma at the age of 88 years. Kathryn was raised and educated in Owasso, Oklahoma and graduated with the Owasso High School Class of 1950. She was married on May 11, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to...

Rodney J. Ray Oct 3, 1946 – July 30, 2020

Rodney J. Ray Oct 3, 1946 – July 30, 2020

Jul 31, 2020

Rodney J. Ray was born October 3, 1946 in McAlister, Oklahoma to J.B. Ray and Mary “Elizabeth” (Self) Ray. He passed from this life Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Owasso, Oklahoma t the age of 73 years. Rodney was raised and educated in Kiowa, Oklahoma and graduated with the Kiowa High School Class of 1964. After high school, he briefly attended classes at Oklahoma...

Ask The Expert: Pastor Linzy Slayden Friendship Baptist Church

Ask The Expert: Pastor Linzy Slayden Friendship Baptist Church

Jul 31, 2020

“How can we trust that biblical prophecy can indeed predict the future?”   With so much chaos and confusion in the world today, many wonder if we are living in the End Times. Maybe you’ve heard predictions of when the world will end. Or perhaps you’re too afraid to even think about it. It’s true that the world is straying from God, and the Bible...

Former City Manager Rodney Ray Dies

Former City Manager Rodney Ray Dies

Jul 30, 2020

07/30/2020 – The following statement was released by the City of Owasso Thursday morning: “It is with great sadness that I share with you Rodney Ray, former City Manager for Owasso, has passed away.  At this time, funeral arrangements have not been confirmed, however, we will pass them along to you as soon as we receive...

Robert Graham Hines Jr. Dec 29, 1938 – July 25, 2020

Robert Graham Hines Jr. Dec 29, 1938 – July 25, 2020

Jul 29, 2020

Robert Graham Hines, Jr., was born December 29, 1938, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Robert Graham Hines, Sr., and Marie Elizabeth Brun. He died Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years. Robert was reared and educated in Fort Smith and graduated with the St. Anne’s Academy in 1956. He continued his education at Fort Smith Junior College....

Joseph Alexander Purcell Dec 9, 1962 – July 15, 2020

Joseph Alexander Purcell Dec 9, 1962 – July 15, 2020

Jul 28, 2020

Joseph Alexander Purcell was born December 9, 1962, in El Paso, Texas, to Jack M. and Marian Mae Dittus Purcell. He died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 57 years. Joe completed his secondary education in Tulsa and graduated with the Central High School Class of 1980. He was very musically talented and could play most any instrument....