Vol. LII No. 8
August 2017
Chickasaw Times Web Exclusives

Cultural tourism means connectedness, economic growth

It has been observed over the past few decades that the world has become “smaller.”

Cultural Center to host Day of Prayer Aug. 21

The Chickasaw Nation Day of Prayer will take place at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Dr., in Sulphur.

Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival set for Sept. 29 - Oct. 7

The 2017 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival begins Friday, Sept. 29 and culminates Saturday, Oct.7.

Chickasaw legislators, justice to take office Oct. 2

Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder has announced results of the July 25, 2017 general election.

Army tours transform small-town Chickasaw into experienced vet

For Chickasaw citizen Mishontaumbby (Mish, for short) Rochelle, enlisting in the U. S. Army provided many firsts for a young, small town Oklahoman trying to find his place in the world.

Chickasaw trades track cleats for Miss Oklahoma title

Triana Browne’s decision to trade track cleats for stilettos resulted in a crown.

Chickasaw teacher Merry Monroe retires after half century of service

The emotionally exhaustive task of packing 47 years of professional life in boxes began mid-May.

Chickasaw woman is a rarity...an American Indian engineer

Sheer willpower to never acquiesce led Chickasaw citizen Caroline Colbert to where she is now – living her dream working in the engineering field.

Governor Anoatubby named ‘Most Powerful Oklahoman’

For the second consecutive year, Governor Bill Anoatubby has been named the “Most Powerful Oklahoman” in a 2017 statewide newspaper poll of Oklahoma leaders.

Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne now preparing for Miss America pageant

Chickasaw citizen Triana Browne earned the title of 2017 Miss Oklahoma during the Miss Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant in June.

Chickasaw WWII Navy vet enlisted young, survived South Pacific duty

A native Oklahoman, Nathaniel Thomas’ childhood was about as country as country gets.

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, eight others tapped for Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Chickasaw citizen and longtime Fourth District U.S. Rep. Tom Cole is among nine people to be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in November.

Walker named Minority Enterprise Development Advocate of the Year

Bailey Walker, coordinator of the Chickasaw Nation’s Preferred Vendor Program, has been chosen as the 2017 Minority Enterprise Development Advocate of the Year.