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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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Two Muskogee teachers' suspensions result of Facebook post  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools administration is looking into a series of Facebook posts made by the daughter of a Muskogee High School tennis coach accusing ...

Joey Dobson Dills  Tulsa World

Joey Dobson Dills played his final course as he went to be with our Lord and Savior, July 15, 2019, following a lengthy battle with Cancer. He was born on ...

Muskogee High School On Lockdown Due To  News On 6

Muskogee High School is on lockdown due to what administrators are calling an incident in the surrounding area.

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 ...

Superintendent shares proposed changes  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools buildings could look entirely different in five years, MPS Superintendent Dr. Jarod Mendenhall says.

MHS releases honor rolls | Schools  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School announced the Spring 2019 Superintendent's and Principal's Honor Roll.

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 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.

Berry out as Muskogee's boys basketball coach  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Josh Berry was informed Tuesday he would not be back for an eighth season as Muskogee High School's boys basketball coach. Berry said he received the ...

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.

Preps: Givens signs with New Mexico school  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Mathis Givens of Muskogee signed Tuesday to play basketball at Northern New Mexico College in Espanola, N.M..

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 ...

Concert to benefit Muskogee Community Food Pantry  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Musicians seek to “Play Away Hunger” at a Monday concert benefiting Muskogee Food Pantry.

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.

Muskogee High School student wins car from local auto dealership  Tulsa World

A Muskogee High School student won a car Friday from a local auto dealership that sought to honor a good student.

MPS honors top students  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools honored top students and top teachers Thursday at its 2019 Superintendents Honors Banquet.

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.

Four coaches confirmed as recommended hires at Muskogee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Public Schools announced Wednesday the recommendation to hire four head coaches within the athletic department pending Board approval.

Meals available to children this summer | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Children in Muskogee, Wagoner and Checotah won't have to skip lunch this summer.

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.

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.

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 ...

Education Foundation gives schools a boost  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Education Foundation of Muskogee grant chairwoman Shelly Chitwood, left, visits with Muskogee High School biomedical teacher Carrie Cotten after presenting ...

Muskogee teen gets accepted into over 60 colleges  KOKI FOX 23

Muskogee High School senior student Raylynn Thompson revealed her college pick after being accepted to more than 60 of them. Thompson says after four ...

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 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.

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.

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.

Muskogee School District to consider updating branding  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Hilfiger graduates Loyola Law, plans return to Muskogee  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Ben Rogers Hilfiger, Muskogee High School Graduate of 1998, is pleased to announce that on May 11 he graduated form Loyola University Law School at New ...

High School Student With 4.71 GPA Earns $1 Million in Scholarships

Raylynn Thompson, a graduating high school student, has proven the haters and doubters wrong when she recently became the valedictorian at Muskogee ...

Education Spotlight — Roy Grant  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

WORTHY OF RECOGNITION. Tell us about your educational highlight, honor or accomplishment. What is it and how did you do it? "My high school career has ...

Community turns out for Symphony in the Park  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

While dozens brought blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy Saturday's Symphony in the Park, Jasmine Speer brought a hammock.

Muskogee Officials Warning Residents To Evacuate  News On 6

MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - Muskogee authorities are still warning residents to evacuate and asking everyone to be aware out on the roads this ...

Oklahoma's oldest JROTC program might have to shut down

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — The state's oldest JROTC program is in danger of closing at Muskogee High School unless it quickly can double its numbers. The program ...

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 ...

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 ...

Muskogee Schools Superintendent Clarifies District's Fines For A  News On 6

Muskogee Public School's superintendent is trying to clear up some confusion about fining students for being late or missing school.

Okie from Muskogee: Leach embraces Muskogee in many ways  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

INTRODUCTION. Melvalene Leach recalls a lesson from her childhood Sunday school teacher Marie Pate. “One thing she taught me I still try and do today: Look ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'Tomb of the Unknown Soldier' replica coming to Three Rivers Museum  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Bringing a traveling version of Washington, D.C.'s "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier" exhibit to Three Rivers Museum is appropriate, given Muskogee's connection ...

Citizen sworn in as municipal judge  Muscogee Nation News

Liz Gray/Reporter. Bradley Smith becomes first woman to serve in position. MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Toni Bradley Smith was sworn ...

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 ...

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.

American composers' music featured at Symphony in the Park  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

American composers inspire artists, as well as musicians at this year's Symphony on the Park. The Muskogee Community Band will perform music of American ...

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.

Local, area churches celebrate Easter  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

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

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.

UPDATE: Efforts Underway To Protect USS Batfish In Muskogee Flooding  News On 6

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma - Flooding in the Arkansas River has affected the U.S.S. Batfish at Muskogee War Memorial. The submarine is once again in water after ...

Recently ex-teacher accused of sexually assaulting girl, threatening to blow up her house, kill police

Brian R. Fortney, 64, of Muskogee has been accused by multiple witnesses of threatening to kill any police officers who come to arrest him, and of saying he ...

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.

WOW: Incredible Photo Shows Muskogee Flooding From 8000 Feet  News On 6

New photos taken by Aerial Data *Service*, Inc. show the scale of flooding near Muskogee from a whole new perspective.

Bacone College To Have New Owner Soon  News On 6

The United Keetoowah Band announced it will move forward with chartering the private Muskogee school.

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 ...

Muskogee 9th Grader, Brother Killed In Weekend House Fire  News On 6

Muskogee Public Schools said one of the victims in a fatal weekend fire was 9th grader Edgar Cruz. His older brother also died.

Muskogee Cat Reunited With Owner After 7 Days Of Flooding  News On 6

A Muskogee man is reunited with his cat after seven days apart.

Education Spotlight — Raylynn Thompson  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Tell us about your educational highlight honor or accomplishment. What is it and how did you do it?

Students post video of spiders on food tray  2 Works For You -

MUSKOGEE, Okla. -- Students post a disturbing video on social media of spiders all over their food tray at Muskogee High School.

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 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 ...

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.

Teachers protest lack of funding  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School sophomore Mason Page holds an American flag while an MHS freshman holds a protest sign Thursday during an after-school protest.

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 ...

‘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.

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.

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 County Holds Town Hall To Help With Flooding Recovery  News On 6

Emergency Management officials in Muskogee County are hosting a town hall Tuesday where flood victims can get help with the recovery process.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Shelling out more money for substitute teachers  2 Works For You -

Green Country schools will be starting soon and one district is shelling out more cash fill a growing void of teachers.

Okie From Muskogee: Childhood lessons create foundation for life  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Lessons from childhood still ring true for Traci McGee.

Student Becomes Valedictorian After Being Told Black Girls Can’t  EBONY

Raylynn Thompson became the valedictorian at her Oklahoma high shool after a racist stranger told her Black people can't do it.

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.

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, ...

Muskogee High School honor roll | Local News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee High School has announced their first semester honor rolls. Superintendent's Honor Roll — Thorin Jacob Alexander Adams, Sarah Elisabeth Allen, ...

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 ...

Capps counts his many blessings  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

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

Okie from Muskogee: Cumbey combines love of history, travel  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

INTRODUCTION. Amanda Cumbey said her daughters can expect a lot of side-trips with her. "Just this past weekend, my daughter had a swim meet in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Flooding Puts Fort Gibson National Cemetery At Risk  News On 6

FORT GIBSON, Oklahoma - In Muskogee County, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System has cancelled the Fort Gibson National Cemetery Memorial ...

Fundraiser Started To Help Restore USS Batfish After Flooding  News On 6

The Muskogee War Memorial Park is now holding a fundraiser to restore the USS Batfish.

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