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...

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...

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...

Avery Bieri Receives $5,000 Owasso Character Council Scholarship

Avery Bieri Receives $5,000 Owasso Character Council Scholarship

Jul 27, 2020

by Owasso Character Council The Owasso Character Council would like to recognize the 2020 recipient of the $5,000 Character Council Scholarship: Avery Bieri.  The Owasso Character Council awarded Avery the scholarship due to her exceptional display of character in the areas of academics, extracurricular activities, and community involvement.  All of the...