DEATHS

Terry G. Rolland, 62

Born April 9, 1957

Died October 18, 2019

Emma Lee Bankhead, 86

Born April 14, 1933

Died October 17, 2019

Dorothy C. White, 90

Born December 8, 1928

Died October 16, 2019

Kenneth Kyle Pierce "KK", 54

Born May 1, 1965

Died October 16, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Friday, October 18

Tai Chi for Better Balance
5th Annual Video Game Tournament
Halloween Dinner
Muskogee: Learn How to Start & Run a House Buying Business (No $ or Credit)
DNOW 2019
Coffee with CASA
Ahna Jennings
Papilion Pumpkin Celebration
Honor Heights Park Fall Night Hike

Saturday, October 19

Muskogee: Learn How to Start & Run a House Buying Business (No $ or Credit)
DNOW 2019
The Shakos/ Blackout/ Couch Naps/ and Esc Ctrl @The Rainbow
2019 Frightseeing Ft. Gibson BUS tour SOLD OUT
Household Pollutants Collection
Haunted History Tours
Family Fall Festival
Shayla Coplen
Food Pantry and Free Clothing!
AFGE Presents Coco

Sunday, October 20

New Christian Life Study
New Young Couples' Class Bible Study
Paint & Sip
Deacons and Widow Dinner

Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:50 AM

WARNING: This story contains sensitive details and adult situations.

Former Eddie Warrior Prison Deputy Warden Christopher Redeagle, 54, of Pawhuska is charged in Muskogee County District Court with two felonies: sexual battery and bringing two guns into a prison.

He is accused of “making out” with an inmate, who he also was allegedly later observed rubbing her body while she masturbated him through his clothing. Investigators say they found panties the inmate had worn “for a week” before giving them to Redeagle, who is alleged to have used them for “sniffing.”

He is also accused of writing several letters to her using a “remailing service” so the letters wouldn’t be traced back to him. He was found in possession of photos of the inmate. In addition, investigators found two unsecured guns in his vehicle, which he told them he “forgot” to secure them.

Engaging in any sexual relationship with an inmate is illegal for prison employees.

Redeagle had been a prison employee since 1994, according to DOC spokesman Matt Elliott. He resigned on April 3 of this year, after he was confronted with the allegations that led to the charges.

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Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:16 AM

William Didway

William Benton Didway, 37, of Muskogee is charged in Muskogee County District Court with two felonies: first-degree rape and rape by instrumentation of a 16-year-old girl, according to documents filed with the case.

According to an affidavit filed with the case, the girl said Didway inserted his fingers into her vagina on Sept. 28, then penetrated her with his penis on Oct. 4 and 5. She told police that she was too scared of him to resist.

The affidavit states that a medical examination of the girl confirmed her account of the events.

Didway is out on a $20,000 bond, and is due back in court on Oct. 31 for a sounding docket.

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Friday, October 18, 2019, 7:42 AM

An unidentified man was hit by a vehicle around 3 a.m. today, according to emergency officials.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, which was in the 4400 block of West Broadway.

Police are working the case as a manslaughter, since the driver did not stay at the scene.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:51 PM

Several local bands are planning to put on a free rock concert at the Rainbow Amphitheater in Honor Heights Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.

“We just saw that place and thought it was a shame that it wasn’t being used more,” Noah Lyons, drummer for one of the bands, said. “And we wanted a place to showcase local rock and roll bands.”

The bands that are playing the show all focus on rock music, not country, red dirt, hip-hop or any other genre, he said.

The Shakos, CouchNaps, Blackout and Esc Ctrl are slated to play.

“You don’t really see much rock music in the Muskogee area,” Lyons said. “We hope this will change things around.”

The event, called Rocking the Rainbow, will be attended by food trucks, Lyons said. The groups hope to make it an annual event.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:18 AM

David Dunn Jr.

David Neil Dunn Jr., 19, of Muskogee is charged in Muskogee County District Court with a felony of shooting with intent to kill after an Oct. 9 incident on Sallie Street.

Just after 1 p.m. on that date, a red, four-door pickup drove by a residence at 1412 Sallie Street and someone inside the truck opened fire with a .22 caliber firearm, striking Geraldine Walker twice.

Walker was treated at the Muskogee hospital.

Police stopped Dunn later for an alleged traffic violation in a red pickup and placed him into custody for outstanding warrants and possession of marijuana. During a search of the truck, officers stated that they found a .22 caliber firearm.

According to an affidavit filed with the case, Dunn allegedly confessed to the shooting.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:01 AM

Darius Barnett

Darius Barnett, 18, of Muskogee is charged with a felony count of assault and battery on a police officer after he is alleged to have pushed an officer trying to arrest him at Muskogee High School last week.

Officer Brandon Combs was called to the school for a fight “involving several subjects,” according to an affidavit he filed with the case. Once he arrived at the scene, Combs reported that he noticed Barnett “attempting to get to the other student to assault him” by going around an MHS officer.

Combs said he took custody of Barnett and started escorting him away from the melee when Barnett is alleged to have “attempted to pull away,” and then “spun around and pushed me in the chest with his free hand ... and attempted to pull away from me again.”

Combs took the high school student to the ground and after a struggle, used a spray to subdue him, the affidavit states.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:58 AM

The Founders’ Place Historical District, which owns the home of Oklahoma’s first congresswoman, Alice Robertson, is looking to tidy up the lawn of the house before winter, and needs volunteers to help.

The house, at 1109 Elgin, is the subject of hopes for restoration to honor Robertson, who also founded the University of Tulsa.

The yard project will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Volunteers are asked to come to the house with work gloves, hand tools such as lopper and pruners and gas-powered trimmers.

“With the wet spring and summer we have had this year, vines and hedges have almost taken over the yard,” says Jonita Mullins, project chair. “But with several volunteers we can get the yard tidy for the winter.”

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:27 AM

Motor Sports Madness is headed to the Muskogee Civic Center in November, according to Civic Center General Manager John Cruz.

“In a day and age where motorsports rule the entertainment world, ‘Motor Sports Madness’ will have audiences on the edges of their seats wanting more,” Cruz said. “Creating an atmosphere that captivates children of all ages is the embodiment of what we do, and why we love entertaining the public.”

The show will consist of incline motorcycles, FMX motorcycle jumpers, ATV stunts, comedy car, Globe of Doom, motorcycle on the platform and monster truck rides.

The event runs the following days and times:

  • November 15, 7:30pm
  • November 16, 3 pm to 7 pm
  • November 17 3 pm

For event tickets visit www.muskogeeciviccenter.com or call 918-684-6363 for more information.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 9:12 AM

The 14th annual Cherokee Art Market awards reception recognized Caddo Nation citizen Chase Kahwinhut Earles with the Best of Show Award for “Kee-wat: Caddo Home.”

The contemporary pottery piece showcases Caddo culture through its design, which includes grass houses, arbors and a long cypress dug-out canoe surrounded by the symbol for water rolling and the cycle of life. The clay pot was hand coiled, kiln fired and pine needle smoked.

For a complete list of winners from the 14th annual Cherokee Art Market, please visit www.CherokeeArtMarket.com.

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Monday, October 14, 2019, 7:34 AM

The Cherokee Nation Registration department is beginning a new outreach program aimed at making tribal registration easier throughout the tribe’s 14 counties.

For the next year, the tribe’s Registration department will travel to predetermined locations throughout the 14 counties. Each town will be visited on a quarterly basis so Registration staff can accept new applications, assist applicants with missing documents, and answer general questions from applicants.

Cherokee Nation photo IDs will not be available during these events.

Stilwell is the first community to host the Registration department’s new outreach effort on Wednesday, Oct. 9, followed by Jay on Oct. 16; Vinita on Oct. 23; Muskogee on Nov. 13; Sallisaw on Nov. 20; Pryor on Nov. 27; Tulsa on Dec. 11; and Claremore on Dec. 18. A visit to West Siloam Springs will be added to the quarterly schedule starting in March 2020.

“The schedule we have will remain in place for the 2019-20 fiscal year,” Cherokee Nation Registrar Frankie Hargis said. “Our goal is to make it easier to register as a Cherokee Nation citizen. If the program is successful this fiscal year, our plan is to continue to reach out to communities in the future in a similar manner.”

The group will be in Muskogee on second Wednesdays in February, May, August and November at 1001 S. 41st East from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Staff breaks for lunch from 12-1 p.m. For information, call 918-781-6504.

For a full list of dates and locations, click here.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019, 8:11 PM

A seven-year-old child is missing at the Haunted Castle, according to officials with the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office.

“Multiple units are responding,” Chief Deputy Michael Mahan said just now.

No other details are available. The Castle’s Halloween display sprawls across multiple acres just south of the Arkansas River west of US 69. Employees and law enforcement are on the scene.

The child has been missing for more than an hour.

According to eyewitnesses, the boy was last seen wearing pants with a gray sweatshirt hoodie. His name, according to the witness, is Riley.

Deputies are stopping every vehicle exiting the premises.

UPDATE 9:45 p.m.: The boy has been found safe, according to Mahan.

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Friday, October 11, 2019, 9:39 AM

Ricky Allen McFarland

WARNING: This story contains adult language.

Ricky Alan McFarland, 28, of Muskogee is charged in Muskogee County District Court with two felonies: intimidation of a witness and sex offender living within 2,000 feet of a school, according to documents filed with the cases.

McFarland, who lives at 1619 Dorchester, is within 2,000 feet of Whittier Elementary, which is forbidden according to the conditions of his sex offender status. He was convicted in 2012 of rape by instrumentation.

In addition, he is accused of attempting to intimidate a witness in another case against him by punching her in the face multiple times and calling her “a fucking snitch,” according to the documents filed against him.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:48 AM

Nicholas Jack Craig

Nicholas Jack Craig, 31, of Muskogee is charged with six felonies and a misdemeanor in Muskogee County District Court after an incident on Oct. 7 with his significant other, according to documents filed with the case.

Craig is accused of choking his girlfriend or wife, wrapping a dog collar around her throat and dragging her across the front yard of their residence on North 17th Street with it around 11 p.m. on Oct. 7. He is also accused of striking her several times, chipping one of her teeth.

In addition, prosecutors have accused him of pushing a 13-year-old girl up against a wall by her throat, causing her to hit her back on a railing, slapping a three-year-old child and choking and throwing a 10-month-old baby to the ground.

Those incidents resulted in the six felony charges: three child abuse, two domestic assault and battery by strangulation and one domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor. The final charge, a misdemeanor of threatening to perform an act of violence, stemmed from Craig allegedly telling his wife or girlfriend “if you leave, I will kill all the kids. I will kill them all.”

Craig was previously convicted in August of 2018 of domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor and received a one-year sentence.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 2:19 PM

At about 1 p.m., Muskogee Police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Sallie in reference to a shooting.

When they arrived on scene they found one subject that had been shot inside a residence. The subject was alert and advised that an unknown vehicle was seen leaving the area.

The victim was transported by EMS to St. Francis hospital in Muskogee.

The victim has been identified as Geraldine Walker and the latest information provided is that she is in stable condition. This is still an active investigation at this time.

David Neil Dunn Jr DOB 10-20-1999, has been arrested and charged with shooting with intent to kill and booked into the Muskogee County Jail.

The victim Geraldine Walker remains in a Tulsa hospital in stable condition at this time.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 2:19 PM

At about 1 p.m., Muskogee Police officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Sallie in reference to a shooting.

When they arrived on scene they found one subject that had been shot inside a residence. The subject was alert and advised that an unknown vehicle was seen leaving the area.

The victim was transported by EMS to St. Francis hospital in Muskogee.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 8:28 AM

The largest bond issue in Muskogee Public Schools’ history was approved yesterday by Muskogee voters with 68 percent approving.

$39 million of the total will be invested in secondary schools and a $24 million in elementary schools.

In addition to those investments, $12 million will build a new football stadium and $20 million will build a field house.

The bond issue calls for increasing the millage rate to 32 from 20. This means a resident who owns a home valued at $100,000 would pay an additional $119.30 per year in property taxes.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 8:14 AM

The Cherokee Nation’s new four-story, 469,000 square foot outpatient health center has opened its optometry, audiology, physical rehabilitation, behavioral health, radiology, lab and pharmacy services. Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.

The new facility is the largest tribal outpatient health center in the country and is opening in phases in October.

“The Cherokee Nation is excited to open this beautiful new facility that allows us to serve more of our citizens, and offer more services than they ever had before,” Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin said. “This facility is a real game changer that will improve our overall health system and is a huge investment in our local economy.”

The Cherokee Nation invested about $200 million from its general fund into the facility’s construction and the purchase of equipment. Indian Health Service is funding $100 million per year in staffing and operating costs as part of the historic joint venture agreement with the tribe.

Dental and resident clinic services will open to patients on Oct. 21, and a grand opening ceremony is planned for November 14.

Cherokee Nation operates the largest tribal health system in the country with more than 1.3 million patient visits per year.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 8:03 AM

Heather Nicole White

Heather Nicole White, 31, of Porum is charged with first-degree manslaughter, a felony, in Muskogee County District Court after a wreck in which Gary Lee Dobbs was killed on Oct. 2.

White is alleged to have been driving a 2002 Ford Mustang at 263rd and 88th streets in Muskogee County under the influence of at least one intoxicating substance. According to an affidavit filed by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, White admitted to smoking methamphetamine earlier in the day and to consuming Long Island Iced Teas and “10 to 12 beers” up to 20 minutes before the wreck, where her vehicle left the road and collided with a wire fence.

The wire fence killed Dobbs, the affidavit states.

White is currently in the Muskogee County Jail on a $100,000 bond and has been appointed an attorney.

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Monday, October 7, 2019, 9:28 AM

Late last week, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Wagoner Police Department and the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department dive team searched the Verdigris River under the Highway 69 bridge in Wagoner County. The dive was an effort to find the potential weapon used in the murder of 59-year-old Richard Piersall in April of 2001.

A customer trying to buy a cup of coffee at the Kum & Go convenience store around 1:30 a.m. on April 9, 2001 called police when he couldn’t find a cashier and noticed an empty cash register drawer on the floor. Wagoner police arrived at the store and found Piersall shot to death in the back room of the store where he worked as a clerk. The store did not have any surveillance equipment. Investigators developed several suspects during the investigation but no arrests have been made.

Piersall is the ten of hearts in th e first deck of the OSBI Cold Case Cards. The cards are distributed by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections through prison canteens where they can be purchased by inmates. The goal is to generate leads through the prison system by having a murdered or missing persons face, name and case information seen by inmates. Even though Piersall’s case is cold, the OSBI is still actively pursuing leads as demonstrated by today’s search for the murder weapon.

If you have any information about the person or persons responsible for Piersall’s death, please contact the Wagoner Police Department or the OSBI at (800) 522-8017 or email tips@osbi.ok.gov. You can remain anonymous.

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Friday, October 4, 2019, 8:48 AM

As the Oklahoma Department of Corrections continues its response to the fights more than two weeks ago that left 36 inmates injured and one dead, the agency has returned nine minimum-security prisons, four minimum units and the state’s only medium-security women’s prison to normal daytime operations.

Visitation is also reinstated at those facilities starting this weekend - as well as all community corrections centers in the state.

The facilities have resumed normal operations from approximately 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, and enter controlled movement at night.

From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., the facilities are under controlled movement, which allows greater inmate freedom of movement on prison grounds than lockdown while also helping staff limit inmate activity to prevent violence.

The remaining state facilities not mentioned above are still locked down until further notice to protect staff and inmates. Visitation is also not reinstated at those facilities.

This move comes after ODOC initiated a statewide lockdown Sept. 15 in response to gang-related fights at six prisons. The state locked down the institutions to keep the violence from spreading, and no further incidents related to the gang dispute have taken place since.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019, 9:07 AM

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety today announced they have been notified that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted the state’s REAL ID extension through September 18, 2020.

This means the federal government will continue to recognize Oklahoma driver’s licenses and ID cards for flying on commercial airlines or entering federal facilities until that time.

“The Department of Public Safety and its new leadership are working quickly and effectively to update systems and take the necessary steps to implement REAL ID,” said Governor Kevin Stitt. “This will be the final extension needed for our state to become fully compliant with federal law, as Oklahoma is set to begin issuing the updated IDs later next year. We are prioritizing this project in order to ensure our citizens can continue to use their Oklahoma licenses to travel seamlessly across the U.S. and enter federal facilities. By implementing REAL ID, we are also making sure our state remains competitive, successfully attracts new businesses, and retains our hardworking people as we continue to make Oklahoma a Top Ten state.”

Public Safety Commissioner John Scully said “We know Oklahomans are anxious for our state to become REAL ID compliant. Achieving this goal is the number one priority of DPS and we are on track to begin issuing REAL IDs beginning April 30, 2020 in select locations. We will be releasing more information in the near future to help citizens make decisions regarding their need for REAL ID, what documents will be needed to process the REAL ID request and locations that will be available to obtain their REAL ID. We intend to streamline this process and make it as easy as possible for Oklahomans to get a REAL ID.”

Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 to make driver’s licenses more difficult to forge. Oklahoma legislators in 2007 passed a bill preventing the state from meeting provisions of the act.

Lawmakers in 2017 passed legislation that was signed by Governor Mary Fallin, which allowed state officials to begin work on building a compliant system that includes training DPS employees and tag agents and updating the department’s entire system.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:08 PM

Gary Lee Dobbs, 67, of Stigler died in a single-vehicle wreck in which he was a passenger early this morning, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Dobbs was riding in a 2002 Ford Mustang convertible driven by Heather Nicole White, 31, of Stigler just east of Porum around 3 a.m., when the vehicle departed the roadway to the right, striking a ditch and a barbed wire fence, according to the patrol.

White was treated and released at Muskogee’s Saint Francis Hospital as a precaution, while another passenger, Luman Wildcat, 26, of Porum was not injured. Dobbs was pronounced dead at the scene.

The patrol listed alcohol and drug driving under the influence as the cause of the wreck.

District Attorney Orvil Loge said he has not received the report on the wreck yet, so has not decided what charges will be filed.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:03 PM

Jacob Reynolds

Jacob Reynolds, 30, of Muskogee was arrested after he fled Judge Robin Adair’s courtroom at the Muskogee County Courthouse today.

Reynolds showed up late and without an attorney for a sounding docket after being warned that he needed to be on time and with an attorney.

He is accused of endangering the life of an infant by driving drunk with the infant in the car.

This morning, Reynolds called the court and told them he was “on his way” and having trouble contacting his attorney. The attorney, meanwhile, called the court and told it that she had not been retained in the case. When Adair revoked his bond and ordered him arrested, Reynolds said he had to make a call and then fled the courtroom.

He has not been arrested yet.

“We highly encourage him to turn himself in,” Muskogee County Chief Deputy Michael Mahan said.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 8:43 AM

The Cherokee Nation has donated $200,000 to the town of Webbers Falls to aid in placement of a new waterline after historic flooding in June damaged much of the community’s infrastructure.

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Principal Chief Bryan Warner met with District 5 Tribal Councilor E.O. Smith to present the check to Webbers Falls Mayor Sandy Wright.

“Over the years, the Cherokee Nation has partnered with Webbers Falls on a variety projects to serve the town’s citizens, many of whom are Cherokee,” Chief Hoskin said. “It is our duty as a government to help Cherokee citizens in need and with our contribution to the new waterline, Webbers Falls will be able to supply families and businesses for years to come.”

The tribe contributed $200,000 in Indian Health Service Emergency Project funding to replace the East Central Oklahoma Water Authority waterline, which supplies water to the town of Webbers Falls and the surrounding area.

“It’s been a tough summer for everyone here,” Councilor Smith said. “Every donation and repair counts in helping Webbers Falls get back to where they were before the flood, and I am proud to be part of a Nation that does its part in helping its communities when they need it.”

The total cost of the town’s project is estimated to be $974,000 with the balance of funds coming from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and USDA Rural Development.

“We are eternally grateful to Cherokee Nation for this grant because without it we would have a hard time putting our waterline back in,” Mayor Sandy Wright said. “They have helped to make it possible for us to get a new waterline to our town and fresh water to our citizens.”

In September, Cherokee Nation Child Support and Human Services employees also delivered school supplies to Webbers Falls School, which lost most of its supplies in the flood. The two tribal departments spent weeks collecting the school supply donations around the tribe’s 14-county area.

Webbers Falls, with a population of around 600, has a rich history that can be traced back to the arrival of Cherokees in the early 1800s. Today, the town is also home to the National Trail of Tears Association office.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 8:11 AM

Attorney General Mike Hunter today released a statement on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding public nudity.

The ruling from the court addressed a Fort Collins, Colo. city ordinance that prohibited women from going topless in public, after two women sued the city in 2016, arguing that the rule violated their equal protection rights.

Hunter said the ruling does not automatically invalidate local and state laws in Oklahoma.

“The Tenth Circuit’s preliminary decision in the Fort Collins case – a case that has now ended without a full adjudication – does not change local and state laws in Oklahoma on the subject,” he said. “The majority of courts around the country that have examined this issue have upheld traditional public decency and public nudity laws. These courts have recognized that states and political subdivisions have a legitimate interest in prohibiting public nudity as traditionally defined.”

The 10th Circuit does, however, have jurisdiction over Oklahoma.

The ruling made preliminary conclusions about the Fort Collins ordinance, but did not decide the law’s ultimate constitutionality. Because the Fort Collins ordinance was repealed, the 10th Circuit’s ruling likely cannot be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The ruling is not binding on Oklahoma state courts, Hunter said.

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Monday, September 30, 2019, 9:35 AM

Dalton Colley

Dalton Laak Colley, 25, of Fort Gibson is charged with a felony count of terrorism hoax after a video he posted to YouTube appeared to show him threatening to shoot up schools in Fort Gibson.

According to Muskogee County District Attorney Orvil Loge, Colley admitted making the video as a hoax to drum up interest in his business, which is unknown at this time.

The video allegedly started with news reports of an old threat at the schools, then finished with a song that talked about going around and shooting people.

Colley is currently under a deferred judgment for possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute. Loge has filed a motion to accelerate that judgment, which means he would then be declared guilty in that case and forced to serve its sentence.

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Monday, September 30, 2019, 6:25 AM

Brandon Reid, 43, of Warner received trunk and leg injuries when the 1974 motor trike he was driving was struck by an unknown vehicle, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Reid was stopped around 6:30 p.m.m at the southbound intersection of US 64 and Smith Ferry Road in Muskogee when the unknown vehicle failed to stop at the light and ran into the back of the bike.

The vehicle fled the scene.

Reid was rushed to Saint Francis Hospital in Muskogee and was admitted in stable condition.

He was not wearing a helmet.

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Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:16 AM

Lori Horn, 28 of Muskogee is facing two felony charges of sexual battery after an incident with another woman on Sept. 21, according to documents filed with the case.

Horn is accused of straddling the victim just after midnight at a house on Fredonia Street, and grinding her vagina against the victim’s, while attempting to rub the victim’s genitals at the same time, an affidavit filed with the report states.

Furthermore, she is charged with grabbing the victim’s hand and attempting to force it to rub Horn’s vagina.

A warrant has been issued for Horn’s arrest.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 9:08 AM

Rebecca Worley, 25, of Porum is charged in Muskogee County District Court with felony child neglect after two children, 1 and 4, were found in a house without proper supervision and multiple weapons and drugs within reach, according to documents filed with the case.

Around 8 a.m. on Sept. 3, deputies were called to the house, on 6th Street in Porum because neighbors heard gunshots from the front porch.

The deputy reported finding guns, drugs, drug paraphernalia and animal urine and feces “all over the house”.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 9:12 AM

The Muskogee Medical Foundation will host an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner on at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 26 at the Whitlock Wishouse in Muskogee. “Homicide at the Harrison House” will be evening of mystery, manipulation and of course, murder. Tickets include participation in the murder mystery, a formal dinner and dessert auction. A cash bar will also be available.

Tickets are $70 and are by reservation (online purchase) only. To purchase tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.

The fundraising event benefits the Muskogee Medical Foundation. For more information about the event, please check out the Muskogee Medical Foundation Facebook page.

The Muskogee Medical Foundation was formed for the charitable purpose of raising and administering funds for healthcare needs in Muskogee and its immediate surrounding area.

The MMF sponsors annual events such as “Momma C’s Soul Food Christmas Dinner,” and “Boo on the Flu.” Other distributions include the Good Shepherd Clinic, Meals on Wheels, WISH, Muskogee Community Food Bank, Bridges out of Poverty, Muskogee County EMS, NAACP, Kids’ Space, Rotary and A Soldier’s Child.

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