In Luke 23:39-43, we read about a conversation that took place between Jesus and the two criminals who were being crucified on either side of Jesus, one of whom had a better eternal outcome than the other.
With all the rain we’ve been getting across the state, a gardener’s biggest worry right now might be root rot. However, powdery mildew also has been known to cause a few problems for gardeners.
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 Laodicean Age and is not heard of again until the 19th chapt…
One of the many problems that were created during the Great Depression was the lack of currency circulating in communities. Many banks were forced to close when fearful patrons withdrew their funds, and soon there were few dollars being exchanged for goods and services. This forced businesse…
Oklahoma 911 call centers are experiencing a large amount of accidental 911 calls due to safety features available on mobile devices including iPhones and Apple watches.
TAHLEQUAH — Applications for the 2021-22 Miss Cherokee and Junior Miss Cherokee competitions are available.
The City of Muskogee will hold a surplus auction on Saturday at the Fairgrounds on South Cherokee Street. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Surplus items up for auction include things like office furniture, mowing equipment, and computer hardware. A complete list can be found athttp://www.mu…
Tongue-popping heat had no effect on Muskogee's Justin Bernheisel as he chomped 10 hot chicken wings within 1:28 minutes Friday night.
Owners have redeemed more than half of the tax-delinquent properties subject to the annual resale on Monday, but Muskogee County Treasurer Robyn Boswell said nearly 300 remain available.
TULSA – A man who was a self-described father figure, youth pastor, and Cub and Boy Scouts volunteer has been indicted by a federal grand jury this week for sexually abusing five children, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.
A Muskogee man was found guilty by a federal jury of attempted aggravated sexual abuse in Indian Country, states a release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Sustaining the health, diversity and productivity of this nation's public lands for present and future generations' use and enjoyment will require a rebalancing of costs and benefits — past policies too often favored the few.
The EODD Area Agency on Aging plans to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 by reminding everyone about the problem, signs to watch for and how to report suspected abuse.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Mosquito season has arrived, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health is offering tips to help avoid ailments spread by the insects. West Nile Virus is the most common disease spread by mosquitoes in Oklahoma.
City councilors took steps this week to roll back rules approved in April that authorized the limited use of medical cannabis at designated city-owned facilities.
Steps taken "immediately upon taking office" to correct past problems appear to be paying off for Muskogee County Treasurer Robyn Boswell.
When the first Board of Education was established in Muskogee in 1898, grade schools were established for both white and black students. In 1909, Muskogee voted for a bond issue to build a school for black high school students. The first class entered in 1910, graduating in 1912. The new sch…
AARP is accepting nominations for its 2021 Oklahoma Andrus Award for Community Service. This award is AARP's most prestigious statewide volunteer award and honors Oklahomans age 50+ who share their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities.
STILLWATER – Like a total eclipse of the sun or rare blood moon, the mass emergence of periodical cicadas is a natural phenomenon that piques interest worldwide. While the 17-year cicada is crawling aboveground now on the East Coast and in the upper Midwest, state Extension specialists say O…
Muskogee Public Schools will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to children 18 years and younger without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination i…
Rook and pawn endgames are the most common type of endgames. Last week, we looked at the principle of cutting off the king in a rook endgame. This week the importance of a rook on the 7th rank is illustrated.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood has another reason to rejoice — she extended her record as the most decorated artist in the history of the CMT Music Awards, thanks to her song “Hallelujah.”
A Muskogee County man wanted in the death of an Arkansas man is in custody and has been charged in Muskogee County District Court with first-degree murder.
A Muskogee man pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud charges, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Did you know that women are among the fastest growing veteran demographic? Accounting for more than 30% of the increase in veterans who served between 2014 and 2018, the number of women using VA health services has tripled since 2000.
In the hands of another writer a story of marriage and betrayal could become just a cheesy romance novel. Yet in “Red Island House” (Scribner, 2021) Andrea Lee writes a rich tale of interracial marriage as dense as the tropical forests of Madagascar. Here the old mythologies of gender, sex, …
A Braggs man was injured when he drove off the road and crashed on U.S. 64 northbound and 83rd Street South in Muskogee County, states an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.
STILLWATER – By upcycling unused items around the home, gardeners can prove the cliché that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure while keeping those materials out of landfills and creating whimsical, decorative features.
This Week's Circulars
78, Retired Postal Worker, passed away Tuesday 06/08/2021. Memorial Service 10:00AM Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery Pavilion. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com
died Friday June 4, 2021. Services 2pm Saturday June 12, 2021 at Webbers Falls First Assembly of God under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.
age 80, died Tuesday June 8, 2021. Services 10 am Monday, Genesis Church in Muskogee. Viewing Sunday 1-7 pm at Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.
68, general laborer, passed Saturday, June 5, 2021 Graveside service: 10AM, Monday, June 14, 2021 @ Fort Gibson National Cemetery with military honors presented Services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, Muskogee, Oklahoma
- Cherokee Nation to provide every Cherokee citizen with total of $2,000 allocated over two payments
- Body of Wagoner woman recovered from Fort Gibson Lake
- Former Porter man charged with sexually abusing five children
- Former Haymaker returns to Haskell for second baseball coach stint
- Above the Sun: It takes more than prayer to save us
- Muskogee man injured in Rogers County crash
- Porter man killed when ejected from vehicle
- Muskogee man pleads guilty to fraud charges
- Haskell man wanted in stabbing death
- Haskell man arrested on murder complaint
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