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September 14, 2013

Creek national councilor wants to continue work

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Meet the candidate

NAME: R. Eddie LaGrone.

OFFICE SOUGHT: Muskogee District National Council Seat B.

AGE: 60.

HOMETOWN: Muskogee.

FAMILY: Wife of 33 years, Elizabeth, five children, five grandchildren.

OCCUPATION: Muscogee (Creek) Nation legislator.

EDUCATION: University of Oklahoma, University of Colorado, East Central University, graduate work from Northeastern State University. Course of study includes  accounting, economics, and management.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Little Quarsarty Baptist Church. Green Leaf Ceremonial Ground.

HOBBIES: Reading history, science, law reviews and business journals, football, travel, and fishing.

Your vote counts

WHAT: Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council election.

WHERE: Various sites throughout the Creek Nation.

WHEN: Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

INFO: Voters who are unsure of where they are registered should call the Election Board office before Election Day at (918) 732-7631 or (918) 732-7736.

Area polling places

Muskogee District

• Muscogee Indian Community, 335 N. 4th St., Muskogee.

McIntosh District

• Checotah Indian Community, 500 Owens Ave., Checotah.

• Eufaula Indian Community, 703 W. Forrest Ave., Eufaula.

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