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Area Halloween and fall festivals seek to offer children and adults safe and fun haunts this month.

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October is Health Literacy Month. Health Literacy is defined as “The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions,” according to hrsa.gov (Health Resources & Services Adm…

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By the time noon rolled around Saturday, Keith Warden had tried just about every booth at Smokin’ the Fort 2020.

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Fort Gibson Town Hall will be closed to walk-in business for at least the next two weeks after a case of COVID-19 was confirmed among employees.

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Doors to Fort Gibson Town Hall will be locked Monday, but people can still do business at the drive-thru window, by phone or by email.

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Concern about spreading COVID-19 has put the brakes on Fort Gibson's homecoming parade through downtown Fort Gibson.

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Muskogee Police have apprehended a male suspect after a brief exchange of gunfire Thursday afternoon.

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Fort Gibson visitors soon will have help finding such landmarks as the National Cemetery and Fort Gibson Historic Site.

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Fort Gibson Public Works Director Jason Million said a 10-inch water line ruptured Friday afternoon at the corner of Lee and Poplar streets. 

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Fort Gibson school officials have confirmed one person at Fort Gibson Middle School and one person at the Early Learning Center have tested positive for COVID-19 through rapid testing.

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Fort Gibson Schools is under an "Orange" risk level, meaning that masks are mandatory throughout school buildings — for third-graders and older, according to the Fort Gibson school website. Masks can only be removed when eating/drinking and when social distancing is available at all times in…

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“Libraries are Wonderful!” If you don’t believe it just ask Wonder Woman as she tells us to “Lasso a Library Card…and Find Your Super Power!” September is National Library Card Sign-up month. If you aren’t sure you have a library card, or if you haven’t used your card in a long time, you sho…

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“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”(Matthew 11:28-30).

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FORT GIBSON — Fort Gibson Christian Church is offering least 10 free pews to a church or organization.

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As I started this article with plans to write about animals, I looked to see if and when there was a time to celebrate pets. As it happens, April is National Pet Month. So I missed the right month, but while I was thinking about this article I had just watched the newest version of “Call of …

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As Fort Gibson's new head band director Diania Hopkins is living the dream she had since the eighth grade. 

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FORT GIBSON — More than 21 years of truck tinkering paid off big time Friday night for Jerry Cooper of Muskogee.

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A shipment of face masks, sterile gloves and gowns could keep Fort Gibson Schools equipped through the school year, Superintendent Scott Farmer said.

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A person at Fort Gibson High School has tested positive for COVID-19, district school Superintendent Scott Farmer confirmed.

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Oklahoma Department of Transportation could finish repairing the U.S. 62 bridge over Ross Lake within a month, an ODOT spokeswoman says.

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We are inundated daily by information. How much of what we hear everyday is fact, and how much is opinion stated as a fact? Not knowing what to believe can be overwhelming. Maybe the time has come to brush up on some of our basic knowledge of current topics to help us make up our own minds. 

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Veteran teacher Michelle Moore said she expects things to be totally different for her kindergartners this year.

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Four Muskogee County school districts and two Cherokee County districts, will receive mobile internet access and devices through Verizon Unlimited 4GE data plans and Jetpacks.

Lorrie Vandiver of Fort Gibson has earned a Master of Science, Nursing - Leadership and Management degree from Western Governors University. 

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With summer coming to a close, we turn our attention back to school. During the week of July 31 through Aug. 7, we will be giving away one bag of books per child. Books will be sorted by early readers, elementary readers, middle school, and high school. At that time, each child will have an …

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