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Friends and co-workers described Ronald Boren as an "icon, a connoisseur of music and a priceless asset" in Muskogee. The curator of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame died Tuesday. He was 59.

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A Muskogee man was a victim of homicide, and another man has been arrested on a murder complaint, according to a police report.

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The Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office assisted a joint task force in executing a search warrant Tuesday that turned up approximately $100,000 in stolen property, said Chief Deputy Michael Mahan.

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Fans of Boone Mendenhall's storytelling songs now can take some of them home after he performs.

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1. Mutt Strut features contests for prettiest dog, ugliest dog, best tricks, best costume, jumping and conformation. Entry fee is $25, plus $5 for each extra contest dog enters. Dogs must be on a leash and have proof of vaccinations.

The Muskogee County Democratic Party monthly meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 300 W. Martin Luther King St.

Voters in Muskogee County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the Oct. 8 Muskogee Public Schools Special Bond Proposition Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Kelly Beach said. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ball…

Mark Sexton, of Fort Gibson, has been elected as a delegate to the 136th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 4 at Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino in Reno, Nevada, said Mark McCully, CEO of the American Angus Association.

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A Muskogee man was a victim of homicide, and another man has been arrested on a murder complaint, according to a police report.

A 4-year-old boy was taken to Saint Francis Hospital after his foot was run over Tuesday afternoon near Whittier Elementary School.

The Muskogee Area Arts Council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the Muskogee Little Theatre, 311 S. Third St. The meeting is open to the public.

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TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation honored three veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the August Tribal Council meeting.

Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance (NORA) will hold its 11th annual Regional Summit at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah on Oct. 22.

CASA for Children in Sequoyah County will host a CASA 101 Informational Session for prospective volunteers from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, at The Break, 310 S. Third St. in Muskogee.

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee – Tractor Supply Company is inviting farmers, craft makers and artisans to join the Farmers Market event at their local TSC store on Sept. 28. The event is an opportunity for members of the community to showcase their many talents and display homemade and homegrown goods…

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A Muskogee man has been charged with child neglect after he burned a 2-year-old child with alcohol while accelerating a fire, according to court documents.

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A Muskogee woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday for slamming the car she was driving into the corner of Speedway Grille in December while fleeing from police.

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WAGONER — Doug Henderson traveled to Wagoner from his home near Owasso twice and spent three hours one day just shooting different locations around town.

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City councilors are expected to approve on Monday a contract worth nearly $1.5 million that will transform a piece of blighted property in the Depot District into a green space for public gatherings. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A top state utility regulator is questioning why lawmakers still require millions of Oklahomans to subsidize rural phone and internet access.

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Like the old Sonny and Cher song says “And the beat goes on.”

OKLAHOMA CITY — Earlier this spring, devastating floods occurred, resulting in loss and damage to cattle operations. In the wake of the flooding, the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation's (OCF) 'Permanent Natural Disaster Relief Fund' provided a place for those who yearned to help cattlemen and …

OKLAHOMA CITY – The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) on the recovery process for the severe storms and flooding that took plac…

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A 4-year-old child's foot was run over by a vehicle near Whittier Elementary on Tuesday afternoon, said Steve Braun, director of Communications and Marketing for Muskogee Public Schools.

OKLAHOMA CITY — After this year’s fall football season, one Oklahoma family will have a solid game plan to save for college. The Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan’s (OCSP) Pigskin Piggybank Sweepstakes kicks off this week. The winning family will receive $5,529 toward an OCSP account, and OC…

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Members of the Muskogee Composite Squadron will be giving a public demonstration of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) and their use in Search And Rescue (SAR), mapping, and disaster relief from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, at Hatbox Field, 3601 Arline St. The location of the demonstration will…

Illinois River Area Community Organization Inc., a group who wish to build a building on property adjacent to the Illinois River Area Volunteer Fire Department on Steeley Hollow Road North of Tahlequah, will have a fundraising flea market Nov. 9. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. Doors o…

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The Muskogee Main Post Office will begin operations at its new location, at 505 N. Main St., approximately 1/2 mile from its current location at 525 W. Okmulgee Ave., effective Aug. 26.

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Oklahoma gas prices have fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.30/g Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma are 17.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 29.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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age 77. Machine Operator. Died August 13th in Tulsa. Mass of Christian Burial August 23rd at 10:00am at St. Brigid Catholic Church. Burial at Molly Field Cemetery. Rosary service August 22nd at 7:00pm at Reed-Culver.

85, cook, died Monday. Service 10:30AM Friday, August 23, 2019 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com

85, cook, died Monday. Visitation, Thursday, August 22, 2019 5PM-7PM at funeral home. Service 10:30AM Friday, August 23, 2019 at Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Gibson. Online condolences clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com