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Silver alert issued for man who was last seen at Muskogee restaurant
Berryhill was last seen at the Boomerang, located on Hilbert and York St. in Muskogee, around 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
Muskogee school takes on new identity
Well-wishers cheer as Braden Watson, 5, shows off his Paw Patrol backpack while coming toNew Tech at Cherokee Elementaryon Thursday morning. His mother, Amanda Stricklen, and Cherokee student Noah Nicholson, 11, watch the action.CATHY SPAULDING/Muskogee Phoenix
County sheriff's office apprehends vandals
A vandalism spree near the county line in Fort Gibson has been stopped thanks to the efforts of the Muskogee County Sheriff's office and the Muskogee County Commissioners' office, said Commissioner Ken Doke."They had hit, our best count, around 50 signs. They also spray painted our new low water bri
Special needs child removed from class, taken home
"I thought it was something that was resolved, from the way she made it sound, but she waited so long to tell me my son wasn't there," Deffenbaugh said. "And that's what's so confusing to me."
Teen accused of killing Broken Arrow teacher faces uncommon competency trial
Green is also accused of 21 other crimes, includingraping an elderly woman and robbery, but before a criminal trial proceeds, a jury will be deciding if he's competent.
Back To School: Muskogee police beef up patrols in school zones
The Muskogee Police Department announced it would increase patrols in school zones for the start of the school year.Officers will be dedicated to school zones starting Thursday, August 16.These officers will be focused on enforcing school zone speed limits, and making sure drivers stop for buses.The
Muskogee High band members practice drills ahead of football season
Muskogee High School band members held their instruments to their lips as they stepped forward, backward, sideways as a group.
Man alleging false arrest slaps city with lawsuit
A Muskogee man jailed in February after a reported road rage incident filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking damages for what was described as a false arrest and imprisonment.George Paul Glover alleges in the petition filed on his behalf that he was arrested and jailed as a result of false accusa
Muskogee schools ready for first day of school with new bus route system
“Getting to see their faces is going to be really fun," said Tabatha McReynolds, a bus driver for Muskogee Public Schools.
Broken Arrow sends Back to School message in heartwarming video | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -It’s the first day of class for students in Broken Arrow, and a few other districts, today.
HR professionals get tips on SQ 788 impact
Medical marijuana altered the landscape of the workplace in Oklahoma, creating legal land mines human resource professionals will have to navigate in order to sidestep potential liability.State Question 788, which was approved in June by 57 percent of Oklahoma voters, created a new protected class o
OKLAHOMA WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT FISHING REPORT
Greenleaf: August 10. Elevation normal, water 89 and murky. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass fair on bill baits, buzz baits, crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, jerk baits and spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, in coves, creek channels, points, shallows, shorelines and weed beds. Cr
Carrie Underwood says she‘s expecting another child with playful announcement on Instagram
Carrie Underwoodhas always managed to balance her caring, nurturing side right along with superstardom. Even before legally becoming Mrs.Mike Fisherin 2010, the Carrie Underwood tour bus was frequently filled with rescue dogs and comforts of home for the singer from Checotah, OK. The petite blonde b
Police Beat 8-15-18: Shoplifter jailed after fleeing scene
Lt. Dexter Scott said that when he arrived, he saw an employee wave for him to come to the grocery-side door. The employee was talking with a woman, identified as Felicia Dupee, who began running across the parking lot. Police chased the suspect, who refused to stop. After a short foot pursuit, poli
Lawn care worker arrested for failing to register as sex offender | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
COWETA, Okla. -The Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office is focusing on busting sex offenders who fail to register.Wagoner County deputies say they recently discovered that Raymond Bryant was registering at his parent’s home near Coweta, but had not lived there in years.Investigators learned that Bryant h
Sheriff's Beat 8-15-18: Deputies take juvenile sexual assault report
According to reports, the parents told Undersheriff Jason Chennault they believed the grandfather, who lives in Cherokee County, sexually assaulted their 15-year-old daughter repeatedly for several years. They also believe the suspect has assaulted another family member.
Broken Arrow police, neighborhood watching for speeders | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic
Broken Arrow, Okla. -The Leisure Park neighborhood in Broken Arrow is complaining about speeders.They are working with police to enforce the 25 miles per hour speed limit, but vioilators have been a problem for five years.Stephen Winston said, “They came through here (at) about 40-50 miles an hour a
Bowfishing "Little 20" competition is Saturday on Fort Gibson Lake
The first ever Little 20 Tournament is planned Saturday, Aug. 25 from at Toppers Boat Ramp on Fort Gibson Lake and all area bowfishing enthusiasts are invited to participate.The tournament is hosted by the Youth Bowfishing Association and organizer Randy Woodward said participants must weigh in 20 f
Community celebrates local man's birthday
A surprise birthday bash caught Verlin Crigger by surprise as friends celebrated his 50th birthday Monday.Crigger covered his face and shrieked with joy as he entered Arrowhead Mall food court and saw long tables spread with cupcakes, cookies, cards and presents. He covered his face again upon seein
Broken Arrow police K9 officer dies
Broken Arrow police announced the death of a K9 officer Wednesday.Police said 6-year-old K-9 Havoc died after being diagnosed with a severe condition coming from a cancerous growth.Havoc's handler, Officer Eric Keech made the decision to have Havoc euthanized after noticing the dog could not walk.Ha