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Choctaw Arbor Day Celebration recognizes two outstanding residents

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Choctaw hosted a belated Arbor Day celebration May 5 featuring a tree planting ceremony dedicated to the late Christel Turek. Choctaw mayor Chad Allcox encouraged residents to plant trees and plan for the future annually with Arbor Day. Allcox took time to honor two outstanding members of the Choctaw community this…

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Butterflies beautify Eastern Oklahoma County

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times Eastern Oklahoma County is working to become a quality stop for traveling Monarch butterflies passing through on their annual migration. What’s now a community garden and Monarch butterfly waystation in downtown Harrah was a vacant lot just a few years back. A team of volunteers started growing vegetables, flowers, native plants,…

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