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Fort Gibson principals reminisce before retirement  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Retiring Fort Gibson principals Gary Sparks and Sherry Rybolt face a future with free evenings and slow mornings.

As city battles flooding, Fort Gibson basketball camp becomes free, community service  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson Schools basketball camps scheduled this week will continue, with one change.

Fort Gibson residents step in to help one another  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Even as floodwaters and electrical outages hit their homes, Fort Gibson residents stepped in to help others.

Fort Gibson student to perform in Australia  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Performing at the famed Sydney Opera House was a distant dream for Caleb Wilkie — until recently.

Flood victims get relief from Fort Gibson community  Tahlequah Daily Press

Not only are communities banding together after the recent severe flooding, but the entire region of northeastern Oklahoma appears to be ready to help out.

Fort Gibson scholars prepare for future  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson High School Red Scholars, from left, Connor Landers and Blake Faulkner visit with White Scholars, Gracie Bradham, center and Larry Crooks during ...

Resources available for Fort Gibson flooding victims  KTUL

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – Fort Gibson police say an emergency resource center has been set up in the Fort Gibson High School "Old Gym. ”They're accepting ...

Two Fort Gibson grads hear wedding bells  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — Friday commencement ceremonies were filled with new beginnings for Fort Gibson High School graduates. Two are beginning their lives ...

REACH FOR THE STARS: Seeking aid beneficial to students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

My time at Fort Gibson High School was pleasant as much as it was challenging. In my four years of being a student, not only have I learned volumes of.

Fort Gibson students head back to class  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Thursday marked the first day of classes at Fort Gibson Public Schools.

20 Years Later: Fort Gibson schools much safer after shooting  2 Works For You -

The Fort Gibson School District reflects on the school shooting that rocked their small town nearly 20 years ago and talks about the security improvements since ...

Fort Gibson homecoming queen aspires to be a chef  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — All school homecoming queen Tiffany Wilson had twice as many reasons to smile at Friday's coronation ceremony.

FEMA arrives to begin assistance | Local News  Tahlequah Daily Press

FORT GIBSON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has arrived in Fort Gibson and Webbers Falls to provide assistance to those who have lost ...

Robotics team travels to competitions  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson High School's robotics team, Hostile Gato Robotics team 4005, recently competed in the FIRST robotics Palmetto regional competition in Myrtle ...

Flooding continues widespread impact | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

When the Arkansas River crested its banks May 22 and rose to over 46 feet in the days following, John Shackelford ended up with not one but two drenched ...

Making A Difference In Our Community — Haley Norman  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

NAME: Haley Norman. AGE: 30. DAY JOB: Chief financial officer for Direct Traffic Control. VOLUNTEER: The Cornerstone Church, Fort Gibson Resource Center.

First day of school busy at Fort Gibson  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — High school senior Simone Daniels kept busy her first few hours of her first day back to school Friday.

Fourth of July events | Lifestyles  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Events. CHECOTAH INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES, July 4, Checotah Sports Complex, 989 N. Broadway. Information: (918) 473-2070. Activities will be all ...

Donation locations listed | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

During the flooding throughout Muskogee County, several donation centers have opened and are being operated at serval different locations throughout the ...

Gallery: Wednesday flood photos from around the area  Tulsa World

Sarah Buckingham moves her motorcycle to higher ground at Cherry Hill Park at West 48th Street South and South Elwood Ave. Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Muskogee, Fort Gibson schools remain closed for walkout  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools will cancel Tuesday classes and activities as a statewide teacher walkout continues into a second day.

Resources for veterans impacted by flooding | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans. Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can call National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at ...

Life goes on in Braggs, despite flooding on all roads leading in and out; boats, trains ferry in supplies  Tulsa World

Amid catastrophic flooding and high anxiety, a town cut off by flood water has developed humor and routine.

Special Olympics queen named Fort Gibson all-school queen  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — Caitlin Van Zyl wore a special silvery whistle when she was crowned Fort Gibson all-school queen Friday night.

Okie from Muskogee: Hall loves job, ranch life  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Brooke Hall has always found ways to stay active, whether with her family or her job.

Director brings Oklahoma Baptist Symphony to Fort Gibson  Tahlequah Daily Press

Oklahoma Baptist Symphony consists of volunteer musicians from across Oklahoma. The symphony will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fort Gibson High School ...

Fort Gibson graduates 157 students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — Black graduation robes showed more color Friday as Red and White Scholars joined Fort Gibson High School's Class of 2017.

Multi-Agency Centers Open To Help Eastern Oklahoma Flooding Victims  News On 6

Several Red Cross centers will be opening up over the next few days to help those impacted by all the recent severe weather.

Fort Gibson coach gets new kidney from best friend  KTUL

Friends are something to be thankful for. Todd Friend from Fort Gibson should know, because his friend saved his life. "In July, I found out I was in kidney failure," ...

Fort Gibson High School presents "The Phantom of the Opera"  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — A high school auditorium becomes an opera house with a secret when Fort Gibson High School presents “The Phantom of the Opera.”

Fort Gibson to honor two alumni at scholars banquet  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Outstanding Fort Gibson High School graduates are set to inspire top FGHS seniors tonight.

Fort Gibson High School 2016 Honor Rolls | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Superintendent's Honor Roll (4.0 or higher for all three trimesters)

All Roadways Into Braggs Cut Off By Flood Water  News On 6

The towns near where the Arkansas River and the Verdigris River converge in Muskogee county are being inundated with water and some towns, like Braggs, ...

OKLAHOMA FLOODING: Catastrophic Flooding In Muskogee County  KOKI FOX 23

State and Muskogee County emergency officials are monitoring impacts of Arkansas River flooding. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt called the Muskogee ...

In Fort Gibson, it's all about the Tigers  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

School spirit knows no age in Fort Gibson. “On Fridays, all the youth football players wear jerseys and the youth cheerleaders wear their cheerleader outfits,” ...

Severe weather live blog May 29

Tracking the latest in storm and flooding developments on May 29 across Green Country.

Parade float reaps negative feedback  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A float in the Fort Gibson homecoming parade depicting Native Americans dressed in costumes inside what appeared to be a jail was drawing negative ...

Regalia restrictions vary between districts  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School senior Mi'chelle LuGrand said she looked forward to wearing her National Technical Honor Society cord and tassel to graduation.

Area women to be honored among 'Fifty Making a Difference'  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Alma Pickle and Dr. Janet Wansick have had different careers, but they now have something in common.

Local, area students use skills at Math and Engineering Competition  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Alice Robertson Junior High students Tucker Perkins and Jace Speir teamed up to build a paper tower.

Fort Gibson falls to Pryor in battle of Tigers  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — Call it a case of overconfidence for the Fort Gibson wrestlers.

Community program boosts school's swim team  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Chilly winter weather doesn't keep Matt Wheaton from swimming a few laps at the Fort Gibson school pool.

Fort Gibson recognizes honor society students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson High School's National Honor Society (NHS) has been giving scholarships since 1988. The seven winners of a $500 Fort Gibson NHS Scholarship ...

Graduates return to Fort Gibson schools as staff members  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Several new Fort Gibson Schools staff members may seem familiar to people returning to class on Thursday.

Swim team serves up barbecue during fundraiser  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Drivers kept pulling through a barbecue pit-stop by the Fort Gibson school swimming pool Friday night — just as they've been doing for the past two decades.

Nominees Announced For THE DISCOVERY AWARDS At The Tulsa PAC  Broadway World

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural year of The Discovery Awards, presented by Celebrity Attractions in partnership with the Tulsa ...

New mayor ready to take reins  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

New Fort Gibson Mayor Myra Cookson hopes to see more business — and more revenue — come to town.

O'Daniel pages at House | Lifestyles  Tahlequah Daily Press

Siera Christine O'Daniel, from Tahlequah, served as a page for State Rep. Matt Meredith during the first week of the new legislative session, Feb. 4-7.

Blessing Box serves Fort Gibson community  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A Fort Gibson man says churches can help people round the clock with serve-yourself food and staple pantries.

Sand Springs Man Turns To FEMA After Flood Leaves Home Unlivable  News On 6

With few options and a long recovery ahead of him, the Sand Springs man is turning to FEMA for help.

Advantage TerraFab announces promotions  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Advantage TerraFab, a Muskogee-based manufacturer of structural steel components for heavy highway and commercial construction, recently announced ...

'Cage The Indians' Homecoming Float Prompts Oklahoma Student To Speak Out  News On 6

An Oklahoma student is speaking out about a Fort Gibson High School homecoming parade float she says was deeply offensive to Native Americans.

Fort Gibson announces National Honor Society students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson High School's National Honor Society has been giving scholarships since 1988. The two winners of a $500 Fort Gibson NHS Scholarship are Krista ...

FG rallies around school's mascot, who is battling cancer  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The Fort Gibson High School community is donning purple T-shirts and sporting other purple items in a show of support for Jaren Shelton, a senior who wears ...

Fort Gibson High School presents all-school musical  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON — Explore love among the pyramids this weekend in a rocking version of "Aida." Fort Gibson High School will present "Elton John and Tim Rice's ...

Severe weather live blog May 28

Tracking the latest in storm and flooding developments on May 28 across Green Country.

Echoes of 'Sound'  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Seventh-grader Chiara Miller has extra motivation to play Louisa in the Fort Gibson Tiger Theatre production of “The Sound of Music.”

41 Oklahoma high schools make second, third tiers in U.S. News and World Report's rankings  Tulsa World

Several Tulsa-area high schools were among the 41 Oklahoma high schools to make it into the second and third tiers of U.S. News and World Report's annual ...

Quick 5: District judge candidates weigh in on issues  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Bret Smith and James Walters, candidates for district judge for District 15, Office 2, answer five questions in advance of the Nov. 6 General Election.

Bringing it home, Wrights open Tigers Den | Fort Gibson  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

By Dale Ann Deffer. Times Correspondent. New business owners, Amber and Kenyatta Wright of the Tigers Den epitomize the All-American love story. Amber ...

District 15 judicial candidates to speak to Republican Women | Lifestyles  Tahlequah Daily Press

Guest speakers at 11 a.m. will be Bret Smith and James Walters, candidates for Judicial District 15, Office 4, which serves Muskogee, Cherokee, Wagoner, Adair, ...

Tackling his beliefs: Faith never fails for former NFL champion  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Football has been the focus of Kenyatta Wright's life since he was a linebacker with the Vian High School Wolverines, but today he is making tackles on a ...

Their home flooded waist-deep, one Muskogee family is 'just doing what we can to help'  Tulsa World

Because they have nowhere else to go, John Tanner volunteers at the Helping Hands center, “just doing what we can to help,” Jennifer Tanner said. The family ...

Meet the Tigers Night fun for all | Fort Gibson |  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

From very large seniors to very small kindergartners, cheerleaders and football players packed the Fort Gibson High School field house Monday evening.

GED classes available in Muskogee, FG | Local News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Free self-paced GED classes are now available in Muskogee and Fort Gibson. No registration is necessary.

Corn Festival sure to harvest plenty of fun  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

By Travis Sloat. Times Correspondent. Hang on to your niblets, because the 4th annual Fort Gibson Sweet Corn Festival is right around the corner. This year's ...

Student engineering competition showcases innovation  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

There is more than one way to fling a pingpong ball.

Performing arts camp boosts campers' confidence | Arts-entertainment  Tahlequah Daily Press

Some people are born with talent, but to progress, it takes practice and repetition. That's why students from around the area are attending the Cherokee Nation ...

18 Oklahoma high schools rank nationally in U.S. News and World Report for 2018  Tulsa World

Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School is back on the list after receiving no ranking last year.

Union Public Schools GED evening classes moved to Bacone  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The Union Public Schools GED evening classes, originally located in Arrowhead Mall, has moved to Bacone College. Students who are interested in returning to ...

FGHS graduate an Emmy winner  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Television news reporter Sara Sheffield Forhetz says coming from Fort Gibson helps her relate to people.

OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE: Wapaha takes flight, finds satisfaction in the skies  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Monte Wapaha has seen the world from several points of view.

Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...

Bill Haisten: Watching from upstairs, former OU great Teddy Lehman sees every flaw  Tulsa World

OU's defensive problems must be a shock to the sensibilities of Teddy Lehman, a former two-time Sooner All-American linebacker.

Way back when: Today in history in 1999 - Deadly tornadoes strike Moore, Midwest City, OKCado damage  Tulsa World

More than 60 tornadoes struck central Oklahoma during an unprecedented outbreak of storms.

Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Use this table to compare suspension rates by school and race across Oklahoma for the 2011-2012 school year. Columns on the left show enrollment and those ...

OU's Rocky Calmus, Teddy Lehman among Big 12's top linebackers of all-time  Tulsa World

Both players played at Oklahoma high schools; Calmus at Jenks, and Lehman at Fort Gibson.

Arkansas River begins to recede as officials slowly reduce outflow from Keystone Dam  Tulsa World

The lower water release from the dam is expected to bring down the levels in the Arkansas River.River Spirit Resort estimates it will remain closed through ...

Former OSU star Kenyatta Wright to speak at FCA event  Tulsa World

Former NFL and Oklahoma State linebacker Kenyatta Wright will be the guest speaker at the annual FCA Coaches Kick-off Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at ...

Tate's Aggie Classic returns with biggest field yet  Pensacola News Journal

Seven host sites across Escambia and Santa Rosa County will be scene of the four-day tournament.

Patrons cheer opening of Ulta Beauty store  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The Ulta Beauty retail chain opens a store and salon in Three Rivers Plaza, pleasing customers who want high-quality makeup. “Everyone wants to feel pretty," ...

2016-'17 Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council sworn into office  Tahlequah Daily Press

The Cherokee Nation swore in its new 2016-17 Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council members on Tuesday to begin serving a one-year term volunteering and ...

Officials call Muskogee County flooding "catastrophic" | Tulsa's News & Talk  KRMG

State and Muskogee County emergency officials are monitoring impacts of Arkansas River flooding. Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt called the Muskogee ...

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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Coweta Coaches  Tulsa World

Head Coach Tim Holt, Jr. enters the 2016 Coweta Tiger campaign with high hopes and determination as he begins his career and at the same time takes his ...

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