Press Releases


Jordan Rainer’s ‘Straight Shot’ Tour comes to the McSwain Theatre June 22

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tickets are selling fast for Jordan Rainer’s June 22 performance at the historic McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St., Ada, Oklahoma.

Organ donation gives mother irreplaceable moments and memories with her baby

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

A mother wishes to transform her grief into hope for others during April’s Donate Life Month, a national observance highlighting the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation.

Chickasaw writer pens first romantic comedy

Monday, June 03, 2024

Danica Nava admits her first novel, “The Truth According to Ember,” is at least partly autobiographical.

‘Save the Date’ for Chickasaw Hall of Fame April 25

Thursday, April 04, 2024

A renowned legal scholar, an elite artist, a respected preservationist, a dedicated servant-leader and an early-day entrepreneur make up the 2024 class of the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.

Prestigious fellowship leads to Chickasaw student’s dream job with US Department of State

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Courtney Halverson’s reason for wanting to one day join the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer can be summed up in a word: perspective.

Lighthorse special teams play important roles in serving community

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Diving into murky waters, consoling family members, controlling a robot, working with a K-9, encouraging fellow officers, and honoring the fallen are part of the job for Chickasaw Lighthorse special team members.

USDA Climate-Smart grant encourages best practices

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Murray State College President Dr. Tim Faltyn recently acknowledged their respective institutions’ partnership in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Climate-Smart grant, which focuses on enhancing climate-smart agriculture practices.

Artist links traditional with modern in First American art at 2024 Artesian Arts Festival

Friday, April 05, 2024

Choctaw artist Candace Shanholtzer is gearing up for the Saturday, April 13, Artesian Arts Festival in this, its 11th year.

Whitney Anderson named 2024 Dynamic Woman of the Year

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Whitney Anderson was named 2024 Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year during the annual Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference conducted May 30-31 at WinStar Resort and Convention Center.

Astronaut John Herrington honored

Monday, June 03, 2024

As a kickoff of the American Indian Festival of Words, the Tulsa City County Library honored astronaut and retired Naval aviator Cmdr. John Herrington by adding him to the Circle of Honor.