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Area veterans can find ways to refresh their spirits through an outdoor program hosted by Frank Gladd American Legion Post 20.

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Saturday, Sept. 25 is “Comic Book Day.” What does that have to do with the library, you say? Comic books have been around since the 1930s and are based on the comic strip, which is believed to have originated with Rudolphe Topffer (1799-1846) a Swiss schoolmaster, according to Patricia Manar…

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Visitors at Community Gospel Center are greeted with a multi-colored sign proclaiming “Everyone is welcome because nobody is perfect and Anything is possible."

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Fort Gibson National Cemetery's new director, David Van Meter, says his service in the Army helps him sympathize with veterans' families the cemetery serves.

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The Fort Gibson Indian Education Committee for Johnson O'Malley will meet Tuesday in the Fort Gibson School administration building, 500 S. Ross Ave., Fort Gibson. 

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Highway bridges that have crossed the Arkansas River for more than 50 years are due for replacement, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says. 

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This week at the “Q” we are paying tribute to the 20-year anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, a day that we will never forget. One way that we will remember is to participate in the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s Education Exhibition, "September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World."  

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You know the Royal Regiment's halftime performance will be different when they play a haunting version of "Sleeping Beauty Waltz."

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Creating a bucket list must be a peculiarly American endeavor. To make a list of things that you want to achieve before you “kick the bucket” is only possible for people who have the opportunity and resources to chase such dreams. Throughout history, few have been offered the luxury of a buc…

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More than 400 students were included to Fort Lewis College's Dean's List for the Spring 2021 semester. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade point average.

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Grace usually connotes simple elegance or refinement of movement. Its synonyms are elegance, style, finesse, and poise. In the Bible, grace means unmerited favor, or a gift offered to one who is underserving. Grace is an awkward concept if you approach it with an American cultural definition. 

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When God created Adam, the prototypical man, he formed him of the dust of the earth and then breathed into him the “breath of life.” In Hebrew and in Greek (the languages of the Old and New Testaments, respectively) breath and spirit are the same concept, and they are both translated from th…

In October 2015, the American Library Association launched a study entitled Libraries Transform Lives. Some of the findings from the study show that one means of libraries transforming lives is by offering equal opportunity. One opportunity is, “ebooks that let you fit a world of literature …

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The Q.B. Boydstun Library and the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Northeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing the Tai Chi for Better Balance Program. The classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. beginning Sept. 13 through Dec. 8 at the Q.B. Boydstun Library, 201…

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Canceling folks from social media, television, and even employment is another form of the ancient process of social ostracism. All communities function with written and unwritten mores and codes of ethics. Those who violate them are punished through legal or social means. One of the most sev…

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FORT GIBSON — While greeting returning students Thursday morning, Intermediate Elementary School Principal Andrea Sifers said the first morning of school went "fantastically."

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This week families are getting back to school and settling back into routines. With vacations ending and school beginning, now is a good time to take stock of your technology needs. The “Q” has many ways to help you with those needs.

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Damage to Willey Street south of Fort Gibson has been repaired through the town of Fort Gibson's collaboration with Muskogee County and the Cherokee Nation, officials say.

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People can get to know their each other and enjoy hot dogs during National Night Out events this Tuesday in Muskogee, Wagoner and Fort Gibson.

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After these things, refer to the things that shall immediately follow the completion of the Church Age, as prefigured in the messages to the seven churches. The church disappears from view with the close of the third chapter of the Laodicea Age and is not heard of again until the 19th chapte…

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The summer reading program, “Tails and Tales” will be coming to an end next week. “Grab and Go” activities will be available throughout the rest of this week. In celebration of the kids who participated, we are having a “Foam Party” today from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kids are encouraged to bring …

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In the name of full disclosure, the New Testament is not new, and not just because it is 2,000 years old. If you had spoken with an ancient Hebrew and you referred to “The Old Testament,” or even to “The Bible,” he would not have known what you were talking about. The Hebrews referred to the…

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Students will have interactive digital televisions when they return to school in August.

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Lighting for the Skatepark at Midland Valley could keep Nathan Johnson from having to go elsewhere at dusk to ride his scooter.

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Imagine if we were able to breathe and live in the sea. Imagine all the beautiful things we would see! For the next two weeks, the “Q” is participating in virtual programs presented by the Oklahoma Aquarium. This week’s presentation is “Into the Ecozone!” According to the Aquarium presenters…

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Children and teens compete in a variety of events Saturday at the Fort Gibson Round Up Club arena.

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University of Central Oklahoma recently announced the students listed on the university’s honor rolls, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards.

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Fort Gibson Fire Department got a new rescue unit and a new chief within weeks of each other.

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After 14 years, this is the last week I will be writing my column. Youth ministry has become more demanding and I will be using more of my time in that area. Our Family Life Minister, Steve Parker, will be taking my place as a columnist. He is a very experienced minister and counselor, whose…

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The University of Oklahoma announced students named to its spring 2021 honor rolls, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards.

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