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Cherokee Nation signs agreement with city of Tahlequah
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation signed an agreement with the city of Tahlequah on Thursday that acknowledges the tribe’s intent to share revenue from traffic citations with city officials. Tahlequah, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, is the 30th municipality within the Cherokee Nation Reservation to sign such...
Oklahoma Class 6AII state championship preview: Familiar district rivals Stillwater, Muskogee square off
The four semifinalists in Class 6AII arrived there to the surprise of no one. And one could basically flip a coin on which two would make it to the finals. In the end, the two survivors - Stillwater and Muskogee - won by a yard, literally. Playing in Edmond, Stillwater defensive back Trace ...
New outdoor entertainment venue coming to Wagoner
WAGONER, Okla. — The City of Wagoner is building a new outdoor entertainment venue.
Muskogee Police look for missing man with severe medical condition
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - The Muskogee Police Department is asking for help to locate a missing man.
Cooks Venture lays off hundreds in Jay and Tahlequah
JAY, Okla. - For hundreds of workers at Cooks Venture in Jay and Tahlequah, this is their last day on the job. The company has shut down all of it's poultry processing facilities in Oklahoma and Arkansas as of Nov. 30th. In all 511 employees are being laid off at 8 different facilities. Those facilities include:
The Wrap: Bacone College fate in the air
Indigenous headlines for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023
Coweta Teen Recovering After Sustaining Traumatic Brain Injury In Crash
Communities continue to rally around 19-year-old Cage Stidham after he was injured in a car crash near Inola last month. In that crash, Stidham sustained a traumatic brain injury and his road to recovery is ongoing. Stidham was ejected from his truck during the crash and he was not wearing...
Muskogee police say a final farewell to a beloved K-9
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - Muskogee Police escorted K9 Officer Jangus to his final resting place Thursday as dozens of people lined the streets to pay their respects. The retired police dog was almost 12 when he died last week after medical complications. Jangus had a standout career with Sgt. Bob Lynch of the Muskogee Police Department working narcotics, tracking and apprehension. Jangus was assigned to the Muskogee Police dept in 2015 and worked as member of the Special Operations Team going into homes before any officer ever had to. He was responsible for locating thousands of dollars of illegal narcotics, stolen guns, tracking and locating numerous wanted suspects, and apprehending over 15 fleeing suspects. After his retirement Jangus lived out his days with Sgt. Lynch and his family. Currently Sgt. Lynch is serving his country overseas and was unable to be there for a final goodbye.
OBN drug agents crack down illegal grow in NE OK
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics has confirmed new details surrounding an illegal Oklahoma grow operation.
Three and out: How Oklahoma high school football's top Week 14 games were won
The Oklahoman sports team delivers the key players, moments and more from the area's top high school football games in Week 14. More: How Blanchard football is giving back to elementary school on the way to state finals Muskogee 28, Stillwater 26 ...
Murrow Indian Children’s Home Brick Fundraiser builds hope for the future
MUSKOGEE, Okla.- The Murrow Indian Children’s Home is hosting a brick fundraiser for their non-profit organization. The organization serves as an inter-tribal children’s home. The fundraiser’s initial goal is to sell at least 1,000 bricks. Executive Director of the Murrow Indian Children’s Home Betty Martin (Cherokee) started...
Reign Delay: Blanchard takes down defending champion Wagoner for Class 4A championship
EDMOND — Wagoner junior quarterback Kale Charboneau rolled to his left but was quickly met by a pair of Blanchard defenders as he looked down the field. With no time left on the clock and Wagoner having begun the play on Blanchard’s 12-yard line, Charboneau was desperate and knew he had to keep the play alive if the Bulldogs were going to defend their title. ...
Step into a Winter Wonderland at Gingerbread Land 2023 - Unforgettable Christmas Experience!
Get ready to step into a real-life winter wonderland! The much-anticipated Gingerbread Land 2023 is just around the corner. On Sat, Dec 02 from 2pm to 6pm, the Eight Ten Ranch & Cattle Co at 800 North Country Club Road, Muskogee, OK 74403 will transform into a magical Christmas spectacle.
Fishing Report: November 29, 2023 Featured
Fort Gibson: November 25. Elevation is normal and stable, water temperature 58°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level) Crappie fair on hair jigs, minnows, and tube jigs around brush structure, docks, and main lake. Blue catfish good on shad around channels, main lake, and points. Paddlefish fair snagging around channels and main lake. Report submitted by Cody Morris, game warden stationed in Wagoner County.
Friday basketball cancelled
The basketball games between Muskogee and Ponca City scheduled for Friday night in the Robson Field House have been cancelled. Muskogee requested the games be rescheduled because the Muskogee football team will be playing in the Class 6AII state championship game against Stillwater. The championship game is set for 1 p.m. Friday at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. No date has been…
Blanchard Standout and Tulsa Commit Praises Oklahoma Pledge Following State Title Matchup
On Thursday night, the Blanchard Lions took down Sooners' commit Alexander Shieldnight and the Wagoner Bulldogs in the OSSAA 4A State Championship game.
Popular Santa Blair Visits Historic All-Black Town in Oklahoma
• Kenny Blair, also known as "Santa Blair," visited the historic all-black town of Tullahassee in Oklahoma. • Dozens of people, some driving over an hour, came to meet Santa Blair and take pictures with him.
"When You Haven't Been There, You Have To Fight To Get There": Muskogee Plays For 1st State Title Since 1986
Muskogee will look to end a 37-year state title drought on Friday afternoon, as the 10-2 Roughers face 10-2 Stillwater in the 6A-II State Championship game at 1 pm at UCO in Edmond. Friday will be Muskogee's sixth appearance in the state title game, but their first since 1986, which...
NSU athletic director charged with DUI
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Northeastern State University athletic director was charged Tuesday with a DUI after troopers pulled him over for speeding.
City of Muskogee receives $2,000,000 grant for system improvements
OKLAHOMA CITY –The City of Muskogee(City) received approval for $2,000,000 in funding Thursday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the City’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program along with $2,000,000 in local funds.