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Photo gallery: See who's performing at Saturday's Switch Monkey Music Festival in Wagoner

Downtown Wagoner will be alive with music Saturday, Sept. 23 at the 2017 Switch Monkey Music Festival, hosted by the Wagoner Switch District. A street dance is planned from 6:25-11 p.m. on North Main near the Main Stage. Not pictured but also performing will be Deuces Wild on the Main Stage: 7:20 p.

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-21 00:54:00

Wagoner High School arts program gets generous donation

As the National Art in Education Week was ending, Wagoner High School got a huge boost for its art program last Thursday night. Senior Jesus Haley said that Las Fuentes restaurant pledged a $500 donation to the Wagoner High art program. This is big because the school restarted the arts program this

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Counterfeit Cash Circulating In Wagoner, Police Say

Fake money has been showing up in Wagoner. Police say someone is trying to pass off fake $100 bills. An officer shared photos of the bills and the back of them clearly show the words "for cinematic use only." Fake money has been showing up in Wagoner. Police say someone is trying to pass off fake $1

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-09-19 01:59:00

Wagoner County couple arrested after marijuana-growing operation found

An Okay couple was arrested after Wagoner County deputies executed a search warrant and discovered a hydroponic marijuana-growing operation, according to a media release from the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth Gillin, 57, and Janet Holman Gillin, 57, were booked on complaints of cultivatio

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-19 16:10:40

Couple arrested in marijuana bust in Wagoner County; multiple firearms seized

Wagoner County authorities late Monday morning raided a hydroponic marijuana grow operation and arrested two people in the process. Sheriff's deputies arrested Kenneth Gillin and Janet Holman Gillin, both 57, after raiding their residence on allegations they were growing marijuana, according to a ne

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Public-safety grant awards thousands to Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, other agencies in effort to curb crime

Area law enforcement agencies have received hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of a public safety grant from the state Attorney General's Office. The Tulsa Police Department collected $296,500 from the Oklahoma Safe Grant Program. The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office, the Owasso Police Departme

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Smooth Sailing: Pete Clark returns from sailing expedition

Pete Clark maneuvers the "Summer Wind", his 30-foot Newport sailboat, through the Intracoastal Waters of the Atlanic seaboard during a sailing expedition with his daughter, Amy Fox. COURTESY The "Summer Wind", a 30-foot Newport sailboat, is what Pete Clark and his daughter, Amy Fox, sailed in along

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-20 22:00:00

Benches are added to Maple Park landscape

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TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Three Rivers Museum director retires

Three Rivers Museum's executive director retired after 10 years but has left a legacy of which she can be proud. "She's been a vital part of our museum and progress and has accomplished many things since being there," said Roger Bell, board vice-chairman of the museum, talking about Sue Tolbert. "He

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-21 02:46:26

UKB plans 67th annual celebration

TAHLEQUAH - The theme for the 67th annual United Keetoowah Band Celebration will be "KEETOOWAH - First in the West," a news release states. As part of the celebration, the Keetoowah Band will host the Miss and Jr. Miss Keetoowah Cherokee contest. The pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Ji

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-21 00:12:20

VA to hold town hall for women veterans on Friday

A Department of Veterans Affairs media release says the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a site visit through Friday in Muskogee. As part of the visit, VA will hold a town hall meeting for women veterans and stakeholders from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, at the Muskogee Civic Center, 425

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 20:56:21

DPS to get third staff member, state rep says

State Rep. Avery Frix said he is confident Muskogee's Department of Public Safety wait time woes will soon see improvement. Frix said he met with DPS Commissioner Michael C. Thompson recently and was assured the busy driver's license office would see a third staff member in place soon, and that will

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 20:06:57

EDITORIALLY SPEAKING: Downtown group could spur growth

Business owners and operators cooperating and working together could produce great results for Muskogee's downtown. An informational meeting last week could lead to the formation of a downtown business association. "I encourage you to go ahead and form an association," said Max Boydstun, a Main Stre

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Former prison employee sentenced for assault

Two counts of first-degree rape against a former prison maintenance administrator for Eddie Warrior Correctional Center in Taft were dismissed and refiled as two lesser counts, according to court records. Edwin Adkins, 57, then pleaded guilty Tuesday to the new charges - two counts of assault with i

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 20:40:43

Muskogee man pleads guilty to distributing meth

A Muskogee man pleaded guilty in federal court to distribution of methamphetamine Wednesday, according to a media release from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. Matthew Dylan Ernst, 24, will be sentenced after a presentence investigation is completed. The conv

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 22:58:43

Muskogee County District Court 09.21.17

Marriage licenses Bobby Joe Brooks, 26, and Charity Lynn Hickelheim, 28, both of Gore. Donnovan Lamond Burnett, 50, and Glenda Faye Thompson, 47, both of Muskogee. Divorce decree David Lee Phillips vs. Kadie Phillips, incompatibility. Civil suits Portfolio Recovery Associates vs. Shane Griffin, peti

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-20 22:19:19

Two listed as stable after vehicle ends up in ditch

Two people are in stable condition after the driver lost control of the vehicle while allegedly driving at an unsafe speed around a curve, departing the roadway and striking several rocks in a ditch on Sept. 18. Talon Tracy, 24, Wagoner, was traveling northbound on South 410 Road driving a 2016 Hond

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-09-20 07:45:00

Update: Thunderstorms sweep across northeast Oklahoma

Update 8 a.m.: Thunderstorms began sweeping through the Tulsa metro area after passing through the north central part of the state. The thunderstorms were moving east about 30 mph along a line extending from the Skiatook area to the Kellyville area, according to the National Weather Service in Tulsa

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-19 11:30:00

Two injured in Cherokee County crash

A Wagoner man and a Muskogee woman were injured in a motorcycle wreck about 8:30 p.m. Monday, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Talon Tracy, 24, of Wagoner, is listed in good condition at Saint John Medical Center in Tulsa, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Bayley Joe Herriman, 19,

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2017-09-19 20:29:00

Lady Bulldogs defeat Okay in volleyball action

Buy Now Megan Hawkins is poised for a solid serve to her opponents in varsity volleyball action Sept. 12 in Okay. Wagoner won 3-0. KIM BRUCE/SPECIAL TO THE AMERICAN-TRIBUNE Alyssa Armstrong led the Lady Bulldogs with 11 kills in Wagoner's game with Okay on Sept. 12. KIM BRUCE/SPECIAL TO THE AMERICAN

TULSA WORLD - 2017-09-18 15:20:00