WHAT: Fort Gibson Utilities Authority regular meeting.
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…
Visitors at Community Gospel Center are greeted with a multi-colored sign proclaiming “Everyone is welcome because nobody is perfect and Anything is possible."
Mark Sadler of Fort Gibson has been accepted into the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy at Weatherford.
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.
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.
Highway bridges that have crossed the Arkansas River for more than 50 years are due for replacement, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation says.
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."
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…
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.
Scott Abbott said he plans no changes in his new role as president of the Oklahoma State School Boards Association.
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.
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…
Even though Americans believe that almost everyone will go to heaven, Jesus taught that in reality only the minority would make it (Matthew 7:13, 14). Although God desires for everyone to be saved, he created a system in which the majority will be lost for eternity.
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 …
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…
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…
FORT GIBSON — While greeting returning students Thursday morning, Intermediate Elementary School Principal Andrea Sifers said the first morning of school went "fantastically."
First-grade teacher Shannon Johnson spent her lunch hour on Tuesday placing clear plastic barriers on students' desks at St. Joseph Catholic School.
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.
It is challenging to think that a man who walked the earth 2,000 years ago was the world’s greatest feminist, who has done more to advance the position of women than anyone in history.
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.
Fort Gibson Schools Johnson O'Malley students may pick up their school supplies in Room D101 of the IE building from 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Supplies will also be available on from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 7.
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.
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…
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 …
People can help students get ready for school and help make Fort Gibson School employees a little happier by donating gifts and supplies.
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…
A second person has died as a result of a three-vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday night south of Muskogee on U.S. 64.
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…
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.
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…
This Week's Circulars
Virginia Johnson, 86, of Fort Gibson, OK passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Muskogee, OK. She was born in Lane, OK on June 30, 1935 the daughter of Slater Belcher and Artie Belcher (Goff). Viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday, September 27, 2021 at Lescher-Millsap Fu…
62, Delivery driver for DHL, passed Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Family conducted memorial service: 10AM, Saturday, September 25, 2021 at New Life Assembly of God, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Cremation services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, Muskogee
Memorial Service Tuesday, 1:00pm, Timothy Baptist Church, Muskogee, Graveside to follow at Memorial Park.
- Change of plans worked out for Tiger son of college QB
- Muskogee man pleads guilty to 1984 slaying
- Gore, Warner to square off in early A-8 showdown
- Oklahoma lawyers to offer free legal advice
- Mission against Poteau clear for Hilldale
- Gore opens district play with squeaker over Warner
- Muskogee County District Court 09.20.21
- Pain and triumph: Hilldale edges Fort Gibson in 10 innings
- Hilldale falls to No. 3 Poteau
- Tahlequah man indicted in Tulsa