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15 year reunion class of 2001

June 6, 2016 by Tabitha Bryant (Register to contact)

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We are in the process of planning 15 year reunion class of 2001. If you would like to share memories or success stories let me know. You may contact Tabitha Bryant (918) 910-XXXX or use Facebook. Any photos would be appreciated.

Dexter Payne

February 3, 2013 by Charles Scribner (Register to contact)

Dexter is a County Commissioner for District #3 of Muskogee County

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Muskogee High School won't retain boys basketball coach Josh Berry  Tulsa World

Muskogee Public Schools announced Tuesday that boys basketball coach Josh Berry will not be retained in his coaching duties. Berry will remain in his ...

Muskogee High School senior accepted into 62 colleges

Raylynn Thompson isn't your average high school senior. She has a 4.71 weighted GPA and will soon have to decide between the 62 colleges that want her in ...

Muskogee senior once told black girls can't be valedictorian. Now she's No. 1 in her class, accepted at more than 62 colleges  Tulsa World

MUSKOGEE — Raylynn Thompson is extending an open invitation to the stranger who told her she couldn't become Muskogee High School's valedictorian.

New Muskogee High School policy could result in large fine for students  KOCO Oklahoma City

Students in Muskogee High School aren't too happy about a new lunch policy.

Muskogee AD to be reassigned; girls basketball coach resigns and wrestling coach won't be rehired  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools announced personnel changes within the athletic department for the 2019-2020 school year on Thursday.

MHS on lockdown during police investigation | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School was put on lockdown around 11:30 a.m. while the Muskogee Police Department investigated an incident in MHS area.

Muskogee schools to host job fair | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Teachers at Grant Foreman Elementary and Ben Franklin STEM Academy are filling out forms stating their top relocation choices for the upcoming school year.

Committee takes long-range look at schools  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A committee is pondering new uses for Muskogee Public Schools buildings and a bond issue around February 2020. A Long Range Planning Committee made ...

Muskogee Teen Accepted Into Over 60 Schools  News On 6

A Muskogee teenager is celebrating after getting 64 college acceptance letters and more than $1 million in scholarship offers. College is an accomplishment ...

Muskogee High celebrates homecoming  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Golden glitter on Phynix Coleman's gown and eyelids matched her smile Friday as she was crowned 2018 Muskogee High School homecoming queen.

Oklahoma high school to fine students for tardiness, missing class  Fox News

A high school in Oklahoma is cracking down on students for tardiness and missing class.

Band director to receive state award  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School Band Director Bruce Thompson has been named a recipient of the 2019 Exemplary Teacher Award by the Oklahoma Music Educators ...

MHS musical based on hit movie  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A sorority girl heads to Harvard Law School to win back her boyfriend in the Muskogee High School production of “Legally Blonde the Musical.”

Okie from Muskogee: Simmons working hard to reach goals  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Opportunities seem endless in the eyes of Muskogee High School sophomore Blake Simmons.

Muskogee Public Schools officials dispel myths about absences  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools officials say they have resolved reported misunderstandings about how Muskogee High School deals with tardies and absences.

Muskogee School District to consider updating branding  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools' new superintendent is seeking new ways to “brand” the district.

MHS students excel at 24-Hour Theater Festival  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School theater students had not even dreamed of their play the day before presenting it at the 24-Hour Theater Festival.

Muskogee High band members practice drills ahead of football season  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School band members held their instruments to their lips as they stepped forward, backward, sideways as a group.

Schools receive letter grades | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Area school officials are criticizing the "bell curve" the Oklahoma Department of Education used in giving schools letter grades.

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.

MHS students honored for volunteerism  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Between school and homework, Muskogee High School seniors Raylynn Thompson, Taylor Myers, Luster Harris and Jalen Harris find time to volunteer.

MHS Valedictorian chooses college after 64 offers roll in  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

After poring through 64 college offers, top Muskogee High senior Raylynn Thompson chose Alcorn State University, a historic black college.

Civil suit filed against Muskogee baseball coach, school district  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A lawyer for Stephanie Flanary has filed a lawsuit against Muskogee High School baseball coach Johnny Hutchens and Muskogee Public Schools regarding the ...

Musicians band together to raise money  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Musicians of all types will get together Saturday to help Muskogee High School's Pride of Muskogee.

Fab Lab manager 'a professional learner'  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School's new Fab Lab Manager Collin McCawley found the right job to fit his passions. He calls himself a tinkerer and a professional learner.

Quick 5: Education Foundation's Trivia Night planned  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Karra Wardour, President of the Education Foundation of Muskogee answers questions about the foundation's Trivia Night scheduled for Jan. 18.

She was told a black girl couldn't be valedictorian. Now this Oklahoman is No. 1 in her class, accepted at over 62 colleges

MUSKOGEE — Raylynn Thompson is extending an open invitation to the strange woman who told her she couldn't become Muskogee High School's ...

MHS tennis coach announced as state hall of fame inductee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School head tennis coach Rusty Bradley was announced as one of seven individuals to be inducted into the Oklahoma Tennis Coaches ...

Local, area students earn college money | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma high school students statewide earned extra money for college through the Oklahoma Hall of Fame's annual Oklahoma ...

District's top students, educators honored  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School choir members sang “Don't Stop Believing” Thursday at the Superintendent's Academic Honors Awards Program. Those honored at the ...

Students become teachers for a day  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School 11th-grader Meadow Millon, right, and and 12th grader Brookelyn Gilmore read books about tornadoes they've written to Cherokee ...

Municipal judge marks another first  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Toni Bradley Smith racked up another first this week when she took the oath of office as the first woman to serve as the lead municipal judge in Muskogee.

Okie from Muskogee: Cotten's focus is on community  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

INTRODUCTION. Joshua Cotten uses several avenues to make his hometown a better place. "Number one thing that motivates me is that it's a great place," he ...

Okie from Muskogee: Points shares her love for Muskogee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee native Shawna Points credits her grandfather for what she knows about caring for people.

Okie from Muskogee: Couple enjoys cars, pets  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Julia Pittinger and Larry Ross believe in teamwork, whether they're fostering dogs, fixing old cars or finding auction bargains.

Parade theme results in more floats entered  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A film festival might pass before people's eyes during the 2019 Azalea Festival Parade.

Third quarters hurt Roughers in home setbacks against Jenks  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The way Josh Berry sees it, he would like his Muskogee High School boys basketball team play with more intensity from start to finish.

Science Fair project developed due to flu  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Flu concerns prompted Sadler Arts Academy seventh-grader Jenna Phillips to produce an award-winning science project.

Muskogee native gives back through free seminar  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

High School students can learn how to seek and apply for scholarships at a free College Day seminar Saturday.

KILGORE'S CORNER: A Knight's tale  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Whether it's a lack of eye-hand coordination, poor eyesight or a combination of the two, I have always envied those who are good wing shooters.

Students learn about manufacturing jobs  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Eighth-graders discovered the value of manufacturer engineering while assembling a puzzle Friday morning.

Family members saddened by loss of brothers to fire  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Joshua Alcazar talked to his brothers Sergio Alcazar and Edgar Cruz "every day." "There wasn't a day when we didn't talk," said Joshua. "Whether it was by ...

Local, area churches celebrate Easter  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Christians recall Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection with dramatic spectacles, concerts and simple services this week.

Grads reminded success is theirs for the taking  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Classmates encouraged Muskogee High School seniors to blaze their own trails and aim with "success in mind" as they celebrated commencement Friday night.

Oktaha stumbles in openers; Haskell triumphs  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Oktaha found itself in a deep hole twice in the second half in its first round Bedouin Shrine Classic game. Twice the Tigers fought back.

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.

City of Muskogee Foundation awards scholarships | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Twelve Muskogee area high school graduates received scholarships from the City of Muskogee Foundation, according to a news release.

New hospital administrator touts 'personal connection' with hometown assignment  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Saint Francis Hospital Muskogee's new vice president and administrator identified three primary objectives she would like to address while overseeing ...

School board votes to back teachers' walkout  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A room full of Muskogee Public Schools teachers, employees and students applauded on Tuesday night when the Muskogee School Board affirmed support of a ...

BEDOUIN SHRINE TOURNAMENT: Fort Gibson take two spots in Shrine finals  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FORT GIBSON – Chuck London had one night to watch HSAA Dallas in Thursday's opening round of the Bedouin Shrine Classic.

Michael Turner Norman  Tulsa World

He won more golf tournaments than he ever lost but in his lifetime, he won more Friends than anyone can count. He never scored either. Michael Turner Norman ...

Ex-Rougher Curl, another Razorback suspended for socializing with MSU dance team members  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas defensive backs Ryan Pulley and Muskogee grad Kamren Curl have been suspended and are not expected to play in the ...

ICTC career counselor dies in South Africa | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Indian Capital Technology Center career counselor Beverly Wenninger Harmon died Wednesday while on a mission trip to South Africa, an ICTC spokeswoman ...

Okie from Muskogee: JaCorie Maxwell sees order in career, life  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School earth science teacher Ja'Corie Maxwell uses the latest technology to teach about rocks, oceans and climate.

‘Launching’ forward: MHS seniors celebrate moving into next stage of life  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Honored Muskogee High School seniors said they relished receiving awards and loving cups at Monday's senior awards ceremony.

Political newcomer snags GOP nomination for HD 14 seat  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Fort Gibson Republican Chris Sneed emerged victorious Tuesday night in his bid to unseat a five-term incumbent and win the party's nomination in the House ...

Day full of events planned to honor Martin Luther King Jr.  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Community spirit fills this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Celebration, officials say.

Muskogee Hall of Fame induction set for Friday, includes eight  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School will induct eight more people to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night during halftime of the football contest against Tulsa Washington.

Bond Paying Off As Muskogee High School Expands  News On 6

Muskogee High School is expanding with several building projects thanks to a recently passed bond issue for the construction. One building, opening up this ...

Muskogee student claims bullying after video of attack at school surfaces  2 Works For You -

Parents are concerned for their daughter's safety after a video surfaced of an attack at Muskogee High School.

Fleak to serve as MHS principal  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Irving Elementary Principal Kim Fleak has been chosen Muskogee High School principal. The Muskogee Board of Education voted Tuesday to reassign Fleak to ...

1967 time capsule unearthed  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Central High School classmates planned for the future when they placed a time capsule in their new school 50 years ago.

Muskogee High School bands to perform holiday concert  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Question: What can you tell me about the variety of music you will play at the High School bands concert? We will be playing a variety of music from sacred ...

ICTC counselor dies in Africa  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Indian Capital Technology Center counselor Beverly Wenninger Harmon was on what friends called a "trip of a lifetime" to Africa when she died on Wednesday.

Men strut, stumble in high heels to raise domestic violence awareness  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee County Sheriff Rob Frazier says he has a new respect for women after a trek down State Street in red, high-heeled shoes. “I don't know how women ...

Okie from Muskogee: Dunlap finds ways to enjoy life, work  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Aaron Dunlap keeps mementoes from his law enforcement career in a shadow box. He spent five and a half years with Muskogee County Sheriff's Department ...

Muskogee High School honor roll | Local News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School has announced their first semester honor rolls.

Class of 2017 prepared to make a difference  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School Seniors were reminded of their legacy Friday night at the Class of 2017 Commencement.

Muskogee First United Methodist Church youth learn while on trip  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Youth from Muskogee First United Methodist Church learned home-building skills while helping others during a July mission trip.

Okie from Muskogee: Blevins coaches, teaches, preaches  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Clayton “Big Dog” Blevins has the key to good preaching, teaching and coaching.

Connors to honor latest Hall of Famers in Saturday ceremony  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Former Connors State softball coach Rick Carbone is among nine selected as the Connors State College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Derek Nunn and ...

Apple no newcomer to Muskogee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Marci Diaz Apple has been named advertising director of the Muskogee Phoenix.

COACHES CORNER: Ty Pilgrim, Muskogee High School boys soccer coach  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Year at school: 1st (second tenure). Previous coaching stops: California and Florida, soccer. Was a football assistant for a short time through 2008 at Muskogee.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Quinton, Red Oak to appear in Shrine Tournament  Mcalester News Capital

Two more local teams are taking part in tournament action beginning Thursday.

'One of the best decisions I've ever made': Muskogee senior accepted to more than 62 colleges announces choice at reveal party  Tulsa World

Raylynn Thompson plans to study biology with honors on a pre-professional track in hopes of one day pursuing a career in neonatology, which focuses on care ...

McQueen's life revolves around children, art and music  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Hillary McQueen says her passions for painting and caring for children are intertwined.

'I Wasn't Expecting To Make A 1990 Salary In 2018,' Muskogee Teacher Says  News On 6

Teachers at Muskogee High School said they hope to catch legislator's attention so they won't have to walk out on April 2.

MPS superintendent to retire after 12 years at helm  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee School Superintendent Mike Garde plans to retire after completing 12 years of *service* as the MPS head.

MHS students teach younger students through JA in a Day  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Irving Elementary third-graders struggled to sound out a new word: En-tre-pre-neur.

Hutchens to be Muskogee's new baseball coach  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee's soon-to-be official head baseball coach will come out of the Love-Hatbox ranks. Johnny Hutchens, a Fort Gibson graduate and one-time Tampa Bay ...

Muskogee woman to celebrate 100th birthday  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Bernice Walker sits in her living room singing and clapping to a gospel song with her family as Moriah Nicholson, her great-great-granddaughter, plays along on ...

Muskogee High School band collecting blankets for hurricane survivors  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The Pride of Muskogee high school band is collecting blankets this week to send to Texas with water donations in an effort to assist those who have lost their ...

Quick 5: Dodgeball event to benefit A Soldier's Child Foundation  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Ryan Hardway, the general manager of the Children's Clinic in Muskogee, answers questions about the Inaugural Great American Dodgeball Festival, ...

MPS honors top students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Dozens of students in Muskogee Public Schools are recognized at an honors ceremony for making top grades in their classes. The event is not as lavish as in ...

Splash for Thanksgiving: Muskogee swimmers resurrect MHS swim team  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A group of Muskogee High swimmers will have something to be give thanks for Thursday. They really already have, in several meets this year. For the first time ...

Capps counts his many blessings  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Nate Capps says his jobs as a minister and pediatric paramedic complement each other.

‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ comes to life  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Childhood can be a time of joy, even for a “lovable loser” like Charlie Brown, according to the latest production at Muskogee Little Theatre.

Muskogee Community Remembers Student's Life At Football Game  News On 6

Muskogee High School cheerleaders, students and family members honored the life of Sarah Jones at Thursday night's football game.

Two Alice Robertson Junior High students arrested  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A second student has been arrested in connection with a gun being found in a student's backpack at Muskogee's Alice Robertson Junior High on Wednesday, ...

Pending questions: Coaches, ADs, administrators and even parents ponder the impact of SQ 788 on high school athletics  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The medicinal marijuana initiative Oklahoma voters passed overwhelmingly last week, making Oklahoma the 30th state to allow access to the plant for such use, ...

Area girls learn new skills at engineering camp  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Sieara Collins explained how she and 21 other girls built rockets and hovercraft at the summer engineering camp she attended during the first week of summer ...

It was almost golden: Forty years hence, 1978 Rougher team will gather to remember the run  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The bond ran through childhood and passed for a window of time through a season that folks from the day debate as to whether it was perhaps Muskogee's ...

Fab Lab manager wants to see lab get more use  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Laser engravers, plasma cutters and 3-D printers are available again at Muskogee Public Schools Fab Lab — and a new manager is there to help users.

Stitt outlines need for appointment powers  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt encountered a friendly audience Tuesday during a town hall meeting sponsored by the Young Republicans at ...

MUSKOGEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS: AFJROTC students present Colors at veterans’ memorial  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The Muskogee High School AFJROTC Color Guard presented the Colors for a memorial ceremony at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center during a ...

MHS Advanced Chorale to perform with Grammy Award-winning singer  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School Advanced Chorale will perform with Grammy Award-winning singer Daniel Belcher this Sunday.

Muskogee Mom Says Sexual Assault Of Son Is Being Swept Under Rug  News On 6

A Muskogee mom says her son was sexually assaulted at a school function and claims the school is trying to sweep it under the rug.

Grant funds, alumni band help provide instruments to students in need  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

A love of music is the bond that has kept the Muskogee Alumni Community Band together for years.

Yates gets Muskogee softball job  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

For Don Yates, persistence has finally been accompanied by a reward.

Homecoming queen celebrates "happy day"  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Jaceia Colbert's little white gown shimmered as she was crowned Muskogee High School's 2018 basketball homecoming queen. The ceremony was held Friday ...

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