Administrators at schools in the Cherokee Nation's 14-county jurisdiction may have been a little surprised by a Tribal Council action that allows Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. to withhold funds from institutions that aren't sensitive to cultural, religious and historical elements, or that shrug off anti-Native issues.
During wartime, governments stream propaganda through servicemen’s radios. They broadcast misinformation using a woman’s gentle voice with a background of soft music. This ‘siren’ is used to get into the heads of servicemen. Like Tokyo Rose in World War II, the Korean War’s Seoul City Sue read the names off dog-tags of dead soldiers, called out servicemen by name and rank, identified units, gave locations, and predicted the attacks of each side.
If you're unfamiliar with Twenty One Pilots, the Ohio duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun combine pop, rock and a little bit of rap ... as well as the occasional ukulele ... into messages of hope and facing fear, as well as battling depression and thoughts of suicide.
The lessons we learned on “Sesame Street,” from Fred Rogers and at the feet of our parents and teachers, are all-too-easily dismissed when we venture beyond the safe comfort of childhood into “the real world.” And yet, there are those who hold steadfastly, in spite of all the “realities” of this world ...
This Week's Circulars
James Robert Muse, 87, of Red Oak, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at his home. Viewing and visitation will be today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Waldrop Funeral Home of Wilburton. Graveside services will be on Saturday, November 16, at 2 p.m. at Red Oak Cemetery. Services are under…
Glenn Branam, 56, of Krebs, died on November 14, 2019, in Muskogee. Arrangements are pending with Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory.
- McAlester woman charged after hotel robbery
- Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings — Oct. 28-Nov.1, 2019
- Blind plea made in manslaughter case
- Rover amps up electric taxi service
- Man killed in Monday morning accident
- Governor brings Cabinet Tour to McAlester
- McAlester native named News-Capital general manager
- HS FOOTBALL: McAlester clinches second with win at Bishop Kelley
- Plans proceed for Washington Ave. traffic roundabout project
- Red Oak girl youngest to win music award