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Free soul food dinner set for Civic Center on Christmas Day
The Muskogee Medical Foundation is hosting its annual Christmas dinner at noon at the Muskogee Civic Center on Christmas day. The Muskogee Medical Foundation is once again sponsoring a free Christmas Dinner for anyone and everyone, in honor of the late Cassandra Gaines, a longtime resident of Muskog
UPS employee charged after stealing packages from shipment center
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KTUL) – Former UPS employee, 23-year-old Hannah Renee Thornton, is charged with embezzlement after stealing packages as they came into the UPS Shipment Center located on West Shawnee Street.
Muskogee County District Court 12.17.18
Debbie May Wren vs. Jerry Don Wren, incompatibility. • Lacey Fimple, et al., petition for judgment, $8,175.87. • Kelli Sherwood, et al., petition for judgment, $17,489.58. B&C Rental Properties vs. Josephine Johnson, et al., $1,599, Jan. 16.
Spotlight: Christmas shows, concerts and festivals highlight upcoming events this week
The storytelling genius of Charles Dickens comes to musical life in American Theatre Company’s original adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.” Bob Odle’s close adaptation of Dickens’ “Ghost Story of Christmas” captures all the humor and pathos of the original, well-augmented by Richard Averill’s tuneful
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Oklahoma For 2019
Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Oklahoma.
Hubka to attend banking school
Brett Hubka has been awarded a scholarship to the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado. A native Kansan, Hubka started his career in banking with the Bank of Oklahoma in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Wren's View: Christmas thanks
Christmas is a great time to focus on our blessings. In doing that, reaching out and helping those who don't enjoy our blessings adds to our joy. It takes a village to care for everyone, so I appreciate all those who volunteer their time and energy to help others this season and year-round. These ar
Victims Found In Westville, Oklahoma, After Being Shot In Christie
WESTVILLE, Okla. (KFSM) — At least two people were shot in an Oklahoma town before traveling to a convenience store several miles away, where the shooting was reported. Dispatch at the Adair County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that “victims were shot” last night in Christie, Oklahoma, located about 7
Department of Transportation applies for grant to pay for US 69 to bypass Muskogee
The US Department of Transportation has confirmed in a letter to Gerald Miller of Muskogee that it did receive an application from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation for a grant to help pay for the proposed bypass of Muskogee by US 69.
Okie from Muskogee: Cumbey combines love of history, travel
Amanda Cumbey said her daughters can expect a lot of side-trips with her. "Just this past weekend, my daughter had a swim meet in Bartlesville, and I had never been to the Tall Grass Prairie, so we were just going to go take a trip to Pawhuska and go to the Tall Grass Prairie," Cumbey said. "But it
Castle of Muskogee Filled With Holiday Lights and Fun
HOLIDAY CASTLE: Visitors find fun and comfort while visiting the Castle of Muskogee during the holiday season. The Castle of Muskogee offers holiday entertainment for the whole family. Visitors can take a leisurely drive through the Castleton Village, which is filled with thousands of holiday lights
Oklahoma student arrested for too many absences
MUSKOGEE COUNTY, OK - A junior high student in Oklahoma was put in handcuffs and taken to an intervention center because the school believed he had missed too many days of class.
Muskogee Board of Education — Agenda
INVOCATION – Pastor Leroy Walker, Rayfield Baptist Church. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – President. 3. RECOGNITION OF STAFF MEMBERS — Certified: TBA; Support: Thea Speers, Creek Secretary; Salaried Support: Brandon Combs, MHS Security.
Police: Muskogee student arrested after missing too many days of school
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KTUL) — Muskogee Public Schools students were told at the start of the school year that truancy would be handled as a serious issue. The district said attendance is up three to four percent from last year.
Biz Beat – Out with the old, in with the new
There's a fair bit of demolition going on in Muskogee these days – old buildings are being destroyed left and right. An empty building along York Street went down recently, as did the ancient home of the long-dead Flea Flickers' Sports Bar. Driving down Shawnee Bypass will give you a view of the old
Mom outraged after 14-year-old led out of school in handcuffs for too many absences
A mother in Oklahoma is speaking out against a school policy she believes treats truancy too harshly. As TownHall reported, the woman is upset after learning that her 14-year-old son was handcuffed by authorities after he missed too many days at Alice Robertson Junior High School in Tulsa.
Parade puts people in Christmas spirit
Mary Pashica said she was having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit. After Saturday night’s Christmas Parade, she didn’t have that problem as she watched the floats go by in the chilly night air.
Muskogee County distillery sees successful whiskey launch
BOYNTON — The clear whiskey sloshing behind an ornate label that says Cane Creek Distillery Muscogee Mash Whiskey represents the culmination of Steve Allen's dream. "I always wanted to open a distillery in Oklahoma," Allen said. "I was in Kentucky last year, and I visited over 34 distilleries. It's
Memories made at Santa Claus Breakfast
Jacxon Morgan listened to Christmas carols and guest speakers before he straightened his Santa hat and stopped to hug a friend. Then, Jacxon, 11, eagerly lined up for his sausage biscuit and orange juice.
Feeding All Souls planned for Christmas Day
CHECOTAH —Willie and Jacque Hopkins approached Pastor Samuel Cunningham 10 years ago with an idea. "They live in Taft and had cooked Christmas dinner and had a lot of food left over," Cunningham recalled about the two members of Mt. Olive Star Baptist Church. "They said, 'What if we came back next S