Can you smell that? There’s just a hint optimism in the air— the mornings are cooler, the atmosphere isn’t as humid, and I don’t have to hose off every time I come in from being outside.
Saint Francis Hospital System officials said it is safe to get a flu vaccine and a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time, and we're glad that question has been answered in time for everyone to get both before flu season.
Federal officials wasted no time determining a state law violates the constitution by prioritizing "organic Oklahoma families" over others when providing services for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The interim is an important time for the Legislature. This is when we meet with constituents to gather bill requests and learn about issues important to families, local communities, groups, and businesses. During the four-month session, we don’t have time to research issues. It’s difficult e…
THUMBS UP to the Muskogee Golf Club for hosting dozens of veterans and first responders who enjoyed a free round of golf and free lunch on Tuesday.
We applaud the Oklahoma Corporation Commission for taking steps now to avoid the costly mistakes that cost Oklahomans millions of dollars to heat their homes during a severe winter storm this past February.
Benjamin Franklin was right about death and taxes, but new taxes only become inevitable when a Democrat is elected president, and here we are.
“I don’t think we are out of the woods yet.” That's what Dr. Cliff Robertson, president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Health System, said about the ongoing battle against COVID-19.
It's disappointing to see our governor axe political appointees who fail to follow through on a plan likely to collapse under the scrutiny of the courts.
When Flavors of Oklahoma takes place Saturday, we hope to see local residents turn out to support the event, which benefits Women in Safe Home.
Oklahomans learned this week that expanding Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act was not the budget-busting exercise its critics made it out to be.
This column is not about relitigating the 2020 election. President Joe Biden is the duly certified U.S. president. Period. Now, let’s talk about the mess in which we find our election system. Let’s talk about voter fraud.
Oklahoma City will have to pay nearly $1 million to five lawyers whose clients challenged a panhandling ordinance that violated their First Amendment rights of free speech.
THUMBS UP to Neighbors Building Neighborhoods, Fort Gibson Police Department, the Gospel Rescue Mission and Green Country Behavioral Health for helping others combat opioid abuse and other forms of substance abuse using a grant totaling $1 million.
A new law that requires school districts to ask students about tribal affiliations puts in place procedures that have proven to be an effective way to improve services to students and accountability to the state's 39 sovereign nations.
Congratulations to Green Country Little League for seizing the title this past week at the Little League Softball World Series in Greenville, North Carolina.
Any hopes for striking a bipartisan deal for federal reforms of policing practices all but evaporated when the issue of qualified immunity was taken off the table.
THUMBS UP to the Oklahoma State Department of Education for giving high school students in 10th through 12th grades the opportunity to take an additional college entrance exam for free if their school opts in.
It is frustrating to find state regulators who oversee public utilities stumped when pressed for answers about staggering spikes in energy costs during a major winter storm this past February.
Experts are discussing the possibility of getting a booster following the two COVID-19 vaccines many have had, and if the medical profession says we need boosters, then we should get them.
An examination of a decision rendered this week by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals evokes an image of jurists attempting to split the baby to achieve an outcome that satisfies multiple interests.
For the last few weeks, I’ve had the privilege of enjoying a little slice of normalcy and joy. In a twist that everyone else saw coming, my vocal and dance audition for Muskogee Little Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” landed me square in the orchestra pit playing my flute. I hope y…
A facade erected by climate-change deniers and science skeptics continues to crack and crumble under the weight of mounting evidence that erodes decades of deceptive claims to the contrary.
This Week's Circulars
91, Homemaker, passed Friday, 9/24/2021 Family will receive friends 5-7PM, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 @ Cornerstone Funeral Home Services: 2PM, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 @ Grandview Tabernacle, Muskogee, OK Services provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home, Muskogee, OK
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
- Gore opens district play with squeaker over Warner
- Mission against Poteau clear for Hilldale
- Down Home: My nose was runny
- Tahlequah man indicted in Tulsa
- Hilldale falls to No. 3 Poteau
- Muskogee police reports 09.24.21