Alice Lee Marriott came to Muskogee at age 20 looking for a job. It was 1930 and the beginning of the Great Depression. She had been born in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette in 1910 and moved with her family to Oklahoma City in 1917. She was a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Oklahoma with degrees in English and French.

“My dad had a big heart. He was courageous, funny, strong, passionate. I'm struggling to find the words to describe what it is like without him,” said Kayle Shatswell, daughter of the victim in a fatal hit and run in Moore in 2017.

Not that the situations are that modern, but the 21st century has brought forth conversations about gender and social norms. In these conversations, as well as daily ones, words matter.

During the second half of the debate among candidates for the Cherokee Nation principal chief seat at Northeastern State University Tuesday, participants were asked questions about health care, investments, the free press, and control of Cherokee Nation Businesses.

MUSKOGEE - Bacone College has been chartered as a tribal college by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma, according to a joint announcement from the two organizations Thursday afternoon.

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During the 1973 televised U.S. Senate Committee Watergate hearings, Sen. Herman Talmadge, D-Georgia, had asked President Nixon aide John Ehrlichman about the potential for other crimes beyond covert break-ins that might include murder.

Editor’s note: This is the second of three installments in an NTown series previewing some noteworthy artists performing at the 2019 Norman Music Festival, April 25 to April 27.

Behind a complete game from starting pitcher Jensen Elliott and another three home run game from Trevor Boone, Oklahoma State crushed Texas to begin its weekend series at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.

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For 16 years, Maureen Harrison has been giving to the city of McAlester as the coordinator of Make A Difference Day.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The best hope Thunder Nation has as it ponders Game 3, an absolute must-win as the Oklahoma City-Portland series moves into Chesapeake Energy Arena for at least two more tussles, is its ability to believe in Paul George.

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Brisket, burgers, ribs, coleslaw, fries and all the staples of smoky southern cuisine will be available, plus an "over the top salad bar" and a new menu item offered at no other location, to no other market: steak.

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Structure and tree damage was reported in Grant County after a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area Wednesday night.

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Pence has consistently responded in measured, reasonable tones to the attacks on his character and misrepresentations of his beliefs. Hardly the reactions of a dangerous demonic demagogue.

The University of Oklahoma’s production of “Scapino!” is the perfect combination of laugh-out-loud humor, an endearing cast of characters and lots of spaghetti.

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Sen. James Lankford’s glowing commentary about the tax cuts was notable for the absence of any mention about how they contributed to an explosion of the national debt and budget deficit. 

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Delsie Lewis and Beth Gibson launched Fur Babies in 2012 when they began taking in dogs from the Muskogee Animal Shelter to be adopted at Petco and Tractor Supply. In 2013, the organization incorporated as a 501(c)(3), and as Fur Babies became known to the community, individuals started calling for assistance with animals. Today, Fur Babies helps several area animal shelters reduce their populations by taking animals from the shelters for adoption. They work with shelters in Muskogee, Fort Gibson, Haskell, Wagoner, and Warner. Fur Babies often takes senior, injured, or ill animals that the shelters lack the resources to care for.

With decorum and civility tossed out the window in the Beltway, it should come as no surprise when the rancor and crassness trickle down to communities. A prime example was on full display here Monday night.

As most people can remember from recent news cycles, liberal politicians are fond of informing Americans we are a nation of immigrants. They have even gone so far as to say immigrants commit fewer crimes than natural-born U.S. citizens.

The Lake Region Electric Cooperative kicked off its project to provide communities with fiber optic internet in 2012, and over the past seven years, the co-op has expanded its service across Cherokee County and beyond.

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Mother Nature has waved her paintbrush and awoken the land, and green thumbs are already busy in Cherokee County.

Whether growing for consumption or as a business, spring is a busy time for gardeners.

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