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Muskogee grabs consolation titles - Abby Wayman returns a shot as teammate Laura Jardine looks on. The pair were Muskogee’s No. 1 doubles pair in the Muskogee Invitational on Wednesday. Special photo by John Hasler - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Shopping campaign funding approved - City of Muskogee Foundation board members pledged a million dollars to support a public awareness campaign about the importance of shopping locally. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

At a glance — Muskogee Public Works and Finance committees, Muskogee City Council and Redevelopment Authority - • Forwarded without recommendation a resolution establishing and adopting a housing incentive program. • Received a report from Holloway Updike & Bellen regarding progress toward the completion of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality consent order sewer system projects. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Muskogee Schools: Student In Police Custody For Alleged Threats - Muskogee Public Schools said police notified campus security Tuesday evening about the threatening message and that they had the student in custody. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Muskogee wrestling coach resigns after one year - Citing issues regarding his family and extended family, John Petty resigned as Muskogee High wrestling coach Monday. “There’s needs there that I need to address and considering all the aspects of it, it’s best that I step down,” he said. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Muskogee sweeps its stint in Festival of Champions - Muskogee played giant killer on Thursday in the Hamlin’s El Toro and TTCU Festival of Champions at Roughers Park. The Lady Roughers knocked off a No. 1 team, a No. 2 team and a 2013 state finalist to complete a 3-0 run in the festival which continues without them today. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Muskogee Run wants you - The Muskogee Run returned to its traditional roots last year while coining a new name. On Saturday, about 200 runners are expected at Honor Heights Park for 5K and 15K runs. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

District 3 hopeful pledges leadership - A semi-retired auto service director and consultant competing for the Muskogee County Board of Commissioners District 3 post said he has a vision and a plan for the future. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Man ordered jailed on 1999 rape charge - A man wanted since 1999 on a Muskogee County warrant for rape and kidnapping complaints was ordered held without bond Monday. Charges were filed Jan. 13, 1999, against John Smithee. He also is charged with first-degree burglary. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

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Muskogee grabs consolation titles - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - 1 doubles, Muskogee's Terra Patrick took the consolation championship at the girls half of the Muskogee High Invitational tennis tournament on Wednesday. Muskogee's also got a consolation championship from Brianna Griffin and Timberleigh McGee in No. - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Ex-MHS coach Scott set for induction - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Scott, whose three-year coaching stint at Muskogee High produced two state tournaments, retired after the 2011 season and went into an administrative position as an assistant principal over the sophomore academy at MHS. A recent fall caused nerve ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Commissioners to weigh sites - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - “No matter where you put it ..., there is going to be someone out there who opposes it,” Muskogee County District Attorney Larry Moore said, acknowledging an earlier comment made by Mayor Bob Coburn. “I think allowing public input would be the ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Court lets murder decision stand - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the prison sentence of a Muskogee teenager convicted of first-degree murder in a fatal 2011 shooting. The court handed down the ruling Wednesday in the case of Schiavone Anderson. Anderson, 19, was ...Oklahoma news briefs for April 24, 2014 - NewsOK.comOkla. appeals court affirms life sentence in death - - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Woman top ICTC support staffer - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Marilyn Williams has been honored as the 2013-2014 ICTC-Muskogee and District Support Staff of the Year. Williams is the Counseling Services secretary and has been a part of the ICTC Team since 2007. Williams is married to Jerry, and they have two ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Jailer accused of letting drugs in - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - A jailer at the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility was arrested Wednesday for allegedly allowing an inmate to bring drugs into the jail, said Sheriff Charles Pearson. Cree Arianna Robinson, 19, was arrested on a complaint of conspiracy to possess ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Community baby shower to educate mothers, others - Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Walker, a health professional at the Muskogee County Health Department, is helping coordinate a community baby shower Thursday afternoon at the Muscogee Indian Community Center. The main goal of the shower is to educate first-time mothers, foster ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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