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Fort Gibson farmer Richard "Dick" Sheffield made an impact on the community far beyond his produce, colleagues say.

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Fort Gibson choir teacher Andrea Denison recalled her joy when 10 Yamaha keyboards arrived at the end of October.

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A Fort Gibson man pleaded guilty in federal court to attempted robbery in Indian Country, according to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

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A Fort Gibson man has pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Repairs on a broken water line will keep Fort Gibson Middle School and High School students learning online through the rest of the week.

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Three more days until 2021! Like most people I know, 2021 can’t get here fast enough. Last year at this time we were about to enter a new decade, 2020. We expected the first year in a new decade to be full of hope and optimism for brighter days ahead. Instead we had a year of constant change…

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An outdoor Christmas Eve service in downtown Fort Gibson offers a message for the season, said Fellowship Bible Church Pastor Billy Parker.

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Garrison Hill seemed just like Lance Bowden remembered when he took his children sledding there on Sunday.

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The University of Central Oklahoma will celebrate the achievements of approximately 1,074 graduates during the Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony premiering at 2 p.m. Dec. 12.

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FORT GIBSON — Kinslee and Kaison Escamilla found a warm, convenient way to enjoy Fort Gibson's Reverse Christmas Parade on Monday night.

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Races have developed for two area board of education seats on the first day of filing for Oklahoma school board races Monday.

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Several area students are to participate in Southeastern Oklahoma State University's fall commencement.

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Hey kids! Muskogee Phoenix wants to help Santa Claus. So send your letters to us, and we will make sure Santa sees them.

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I recently had a little time on my hands to look through old family albums and pictures that need to be put in albums. While looking through these pictures I found a lot of family members that I have no clue who they were or how they fit into our family tree. Fortunately, Eastern Oklahoma Li…

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FORT GIBSON — Three-year old Georgia Pinkstaff shyly greeted Santa Claus from at least six feet away during Fort Gibson’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Monday night.

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Distance learning for Fort Gibson High School and Middle School has been extended until Dec. 7, one week after Thanksgiving break.

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A new access drive at Intermediate Elementary School could help ease congestion on Ross Street, especially at the start and end of the school day, Superintendent Scott Farmer said. 

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Fort Gibson graduate Chiara Miller won the grand prize at Tulsa Sings!, an annual vocal talent competition embedded within Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College. 

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While other Muskogee High School students take classes virtually, MHS jazz band members practice in the band room.

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Reagan Edwards of Fort Gibson is among 60 students eligible to graduate in December from the University of Oklahoma who maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU.

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Fort Gibson's 4-H Club will collect canned or other non-perishable food Saturday afternoon to help local seniors.

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Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce kicks off its annual holiday festivities Monday with its Shop Fort Gibson First ticket campaign.

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Bacone College announced plans on Thursday for an immediate transition to virtual-only classes for the remainder of the semester in response to an increase in local COVID-19 cases.

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Tim Smith recalled the world seeming pretty safe when he joined the military in 1989.

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The Fort Gibson Indian Education Committee for Johnson O'Malley will be meeting today, 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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Election Day is finally here!  If you are undecided about how to vote, we still have information from the League of Women Voters that lists all the candidates and their positions as well as explanations of the state questions. 

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People can sponsor a wreath for a veteran’s grave at Fort Gibson National Cemetery this year, even though no public wreath-laying ceremonies are planned.

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Fort Gibson Public Schools received confirmation this afternoon that two individuals at the High School have tested positive for COVID-19. Parents who have a student that must quarantine as a result of exposure to COVID-19 have been notified.

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Muskogee Public Schools verified on Friday that five students at Muskogee High School and one staff member at the Early Childhood Center have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Porum residents Anna and Marvin Adams had a reason to vote early Thursday morning at Muskogee Civic Center.

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