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Back in the day when people came to the library to search for a book, they used the card catalog that had cards arranged in order by title, author or subject. The “Q” still has an old-fashioned card catalog. People who haven’t used the library in years open the drawers thinking they will see…

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UPDATE: Muskogee County Deputy D.J. Masterson made the initial stop after spotting the car's driver not wearing his seatbelt, Chief Deputy Michael Mahan said. Masterson placed the man under arrest on complaint of possessing a firearm after a former felony conviction.

NASHVILLE — Alexandra Alvstad, of Fort Gibson, achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Fall 2019 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

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Clean, still water in Manard Bayou displays mirror images of homes along its banks.

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Fifth-grader Jessica Hardy didn't mind having the lights out when she and two classmates performed at the Intermediate Elementary variety show.

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Christmas shopping is nearing an end, but there will be an opportunity to find a bargain at our Surplus Sale on Thursday. The sale will be conducted as a silent auction. Winning bids will be based on the highest bid. If two or more people bid the same amount, the winning bid will be based on…

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Floats from Fort Gibson Nursing Home and Cub Scout Pack 638 placed first in their divisions at the Fort Gibson Christmas Parade on Monday.

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With Thanksgiving falling later than usual this year, the traditional shopping season is shorter. For those organized, savvy people who shop early, this is no problem. For those who wait for Black Friday, this presents a problem. Christmas Eve is only three weeks away. While this actually do…

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FORT GIBSON — Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Brian DeShazo has been hired as Fort Gibson town administrator and utilities authority administrator.

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All the holiday events planned for Fort Gibson might prove too much for the Christmas-stealing Grinch to handle.

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The “Q” is looking for amateur photographers to participate in a photo contest. The contest started last week and will continue until midnight on Dec. 2. All photos must be of Fort Gibson or the surrounding area. Some potential sites are the Fort, the Dam, the National Cemetery, downtown For…

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Digital Smart Tasers could help Fort Gibson police officers fire in close quarters and at a distance.

The Fort Gibson Indian Education Committee for Johnson O'Malley will be meeting Tuesday in the Administration Building, 500 S. Ross Ave., Fort Gibson. The JOM meeting will begin at 6 p.m., and the Title VI meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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Youngsters, Fort Gibson High School football players and other volunteers put up more than 500 American flags around Fort Gibson’s Centennial Park, along part of U.S. 62 and along the Trail of Honor on Willey Road to Cemetery Road to Fort Gibson National Cemetery. The flags will be up until …

Fort Gibson Police Officer Jeremy Johnson has been placed on paid suspension until further notice, town officials said.

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A show about ancient warriors coming alive brought victories to Fort Gibson High School's Royal Regiment Band this fall.

TULSA – Fort Gibson resident Alice Townsend has been chosen as the new regional chief executive officer for the Region of Oklahoma of the American Red Cross.

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Fall is upon us with cooler mornings and warmer afternoons. This is a perfect time of year to begin lining up books for winter reading. We have several new books that might be interesting.

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a injury collision at U.S. 62 and Four Mile Road at approximately 5:08 p.m., in Muskogee County, according to a news release from OHP.

Fort Gibson Schools will conduct the annual Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Committee election at 6 p.m. Tuesday, in the Administration Building Community Room. Parents of JOM-eligible students are invited to attend.

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October is National Health Literacy Month. Health Literacy Month was created in 1999 by Helen Osborne. What is Health Literacy you might be thinking? The original definition of Health Literacy by Helen Osborne is, “Health literacy is a shared responsibility between patients and providers. Ea…

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"It's another princess," 4-year-old Bonnie Ragland said, waving to school queens in Friday's Fort Gibson High School's Homecoming Parade.

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Today is National Voter Registration Day. Register now to participate in 2019 local elections and future elections in 2020. Our participation in National Voter Registration Day will be guiding voters to the online site available for registration. The family movie also is today at 4:30 p.m.

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A new addition to Fort Gibson school's ag building gave Fort Gibson High School senior Anna Hardy a dry place to walk and work her goat on a rainy Friday morning.

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We continue to celebrate National Library Card Sign Up at the “Q.” If you don’t have a library card yet, September is the time to do it. We’re giving away a small prize to each person who signs up this month. Bring your child in and have their picture taken with Woody and Buzz.

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Teaching a fifth-grade science class helped high school English students learn to communicate better.

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88, Homemaker. Died January 15, 2020. The Visitation is 5:00-7:00 pm Monday. The Funeral service is at 1:00 pm Tuesday at the Kingdom Hall, 1102 North Pierce Avenue, Wagoner. Mallett Funeral Home and Crematory.

87, formerly of Muskogee, Real Estate Broker, died Friday 12/27/2019. Memorial service, 10AM Tuesday, 01/21/2020 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson. Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com

87, formerly of Muskogee, Real Estate Broker, died Friday 12/27/2019. Memorial service, 10AM Tuesday, 01/21/2020 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson. Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com