The Coweta American is a weekly newspaper in Coweta, Oklahoma that publishes on Friday.[2] It is published by Community Publishers Inc., a newspaper and Internet publisher and commercial printer that serves Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas.[3] The newspaper was established in 1986 and is currently edited by Christy Wheeland.[2]

The Coweta American has earned recognition from the Oklahoma Press Association for excellence in news writing, layout and design, news content, feature writing, photography, sports coverage, sales promotions and advertising.[4]

The publication has also been honored with the Small Newspaper Award from the Oklahoma Chapter of Disabled American Veterans for its complete coverage of veterans' issues.[2]