OBITUARY: Rev. Ray Anthony Lambert

OBITUARY: Rev. Ray Anthony Lambert

  Rev. Ray Anthony Lambert, 88, of the Tow String Community, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of the late Rev. Jesse and Cora Lambert. He was a member of Tow String Baptist Church. He was preceded in...
CIPD apprehends escapee

CIPD apprehends escapee

  During the late night hours of Monday, Dec. 27, Cherokee Indian Police Department (CIPD) Community Action Team members and Patrol officers successfully apprehended a male subject who had previously escaped custody after having been detained with trafficking...
OBITUARY: James Stewart Cucumber

OBITUARY: James Stewart Cucumber

  James “Jimmy” Stewart Cucumber, age 69, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021. Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of more than 40 years, Vicki Dozier Cucumber; children, Amber Cucumber Sutton (Joshua) of Sylva, Kristan Cucumber Smith...
OBITUARY: Jason Lee Thompson

OBITUARY: Jason Lee Thompson

  Jason “Jake” Lee Thompson, age 40, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Beulah Thompson and Lizzie Tushka King; also, his aunt, Elsie T. Calhoun. Jason loved the Carolina Tarheels...
CIPD apprehends escapee

CIPD Arrest Report for Dec. 19-26, 2021

  The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent...