Opinion

‘Unworthy Republic’ deepens histories

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    Completing the year tomorrow as a celebrated non-fiction finalist in the National Book Awards is Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory

My View: When ducks get liquored

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    I was going to write something on the general election, making wildly inaccurate prognostications and trying in vain to find something positive to say about it, but then I read about the drunke

Scout office reopening Friday

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    As we reported last week, the Cherokee Scout closed your local newspaper’s office to the public on Aug. 14, then for the entire week of Aug.

The Otter Place

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    Cherokee County is filled with interesting people with compelling stories to share, and one of them lives in “The Otter Place” between Andrews and Marble making Hillbilly Wind Chimes.

My View: About the right way to protest

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    The First Amendment is alive and well in Cherokee County, which is a much bigger deal that it should be, but in these times of uncertainty, chaos and COVID-19 we need all the good news we can g

Racial injustice with U.S.

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    I always told my son that if he ever ran into a problem to find the closest law enforcement officer. The person in uniform is there to protect and serve. You can count on them to help.

Nancy Cash

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    Nancy McClung Fawcett Cash, 79, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 in Bentonville, Ark.

When fun and games are not fun

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    March was Problem Gambling Awareness Month across the country, and since we have a casino in Cherokee County, I wanted to chat with an expert about how folks can have fun playing the games with