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Muskogee Police Department has recognized Officer Jordy Woolsey as its Officer of the Year for 2020. Muskogee Exchange Club honored Woolsey at a luncheon on April 13.

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A murder charge against a suspect, accused of killing a Pauls Valley teenager missing since 2019, was recently dismissed because his alleged crime occurred on Native American land.

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A McAlester woman was charged this week in tribal court after being accused in 2019 of abusing and neglecting a 5-year-old boy investigators said looked like "a 75-year-old man" when examined at the hospital.

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A Mooreland juvenile was killed when a car was struck by a semi approximately one mile west of Mooreland in Woodward County Tuesday night, April 13, 2021, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Muskogee Public Library is partnering with Green Country Workforce Board, formerly Eastern Workforce Board, to offer an online program to help teens prepare for life outside of school.

March saw the highest distribution of certain blood products in the 44-year history of Oklahoma Blood Institute. Donors can make appointments to donate at obi.org or walk in to any mobile blood drive or donation center to give. Enid's OBI is at 301 E Cherokee Ave.
 

STILLWATER – The cost to rent cropland held steady through the pandemic last year while pasture rentals fell slightly overall, according to the latest studies by Oklahoma State University Extension.

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How many of you began your objective scientific study of birds using one of the most common of them — the American Robin? It has been said that the robin knows, but knows what?

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 WINCHESTER — Amy Thrower found some solace in the fact that a meatpacking plant being built in a town incorporated decades ago to keep industrial development at bay was "at the furthest point possible" from her family's home. 

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While the pandemic caused many things to slow down or stop, according to the American Red Cross, home fires continue and, in fact, since January 2021, increased 40 percent, compared to this time last year.

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – An institution in Oklahoma's Indian Country hosted a Zoom conversation March 31 with a University of Texas at El Paso professor, who detailed the history and public memory of the Washita Massacre as an example of how Indigenous stories are silenced.

Greek organizations have been a part of American universities for hundreds of years, and while many may think fondly of their time as a part of “Greek Life,” a fair share of members report negative experiences due to hazing.

Christina Gungoll Lepore will be based out of Washington to help advance state-based initiatives and help ensure a strong state-federal partnership, according to a release Tuesday from the governor’s office.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Four years after being barred from giving a routine legislative prayer, Imad Enchassi stood before Senate lawmakers, making history.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Following the IRS’ lead, the state Tax Commission has extended the deadline for Oklahomans to pay their state income taxes without penalty by two months.

Of all the things I wanted to be as a child, my fondest dream was to be Annie Oakley. I owned a hat, a gun, and a horse, and channeled Annie whenever I could. So, you can imagine the thrill when I stumbled across Andromeda Romano-Lax’s new novel “Annie and the Wolves” (Soho Press, 2021), one of two new Western-themed novels written by women.

Of the many things Hunter’s Home showcases for its guests, others take place more behind the scenes. The bees raised on the property fall into that category, but over the past few weeks, the hives have suffered a severe drop in numbers, as the cold wiped out nine of the 10 hives on the property.

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MUSKOGEE – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children. 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Health care workers with active cases of COVID-19 can continue to work in short-staffed hospitals and long-term care facilities as long as they’re not showing any symptoms, state health officials said Tuesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State leaders unveiled Thursday a color-coded map designed to help Oklahomans make more informed decisions about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.

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TULSA, OKLA. — Ray Reynolds had never voted before President Donald Trump stepped into the political arena.

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An emergency declaration that took effect at midnight Friday has been amended after businesses reported their employees were being threatened with physical harm by members of the public who didn't want to wear face coverings.

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