DEATHS

John Hammans, 62

Born July 23, 1956

Died April 18, 2019

Sharon Jean Long, 69

Born April 10, 1950

Died April 18, 2019

Victor Ivan Clement Jr, 70

Born May 3, 1948

Died April 17, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Saturday, April 20

Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunts at the USS Batfish!
2nd Annual Glow In The Dark Egg Hunt
Free Banjo Clinic! - Earl Scruggs Style
Easter Celebration
JJ Baldwin & Casey West Live @ Max’s Garage
Candy From Heaven Helicopter Candy Drop
The Choice
Women's Professional Basketball Team Tryouts
Harley Tinsley
9th Annual WISH benefit
"Celebrate 420 On Broadway"
Movie Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Honor Heights Park - Azalea Festival
420 Grand Opening Party
Downtown Muskogee Walking Tour
Oklahoma Open/Concealed Carry Class (OSDA Class)
Chalk it Up with Keya
Traveling Exhibition: Blessings of Liberty & The Bill of Rights
Journey To Jesus

Sunday, April 21

Easter At Genesis
Annual Easter Services & Egg Hunt
The Choice
Easter at New Community Church
Honor Heights Park - Azalea Festival
Easter Sunday Services
Traveling Exhibition: Blessings of Liberty & The Bill of Rights
Home Church of Muskogee Gathering/Discussion
Christian Life Class - Jonah - You Can't Outrun Grace
Young Couples' Class - "Think Differently"
Sunday Celebration Service 10:30 AM
Easter 8:30am Experience
Easter at Eastside
Margaret Artist Taylor - Citizen of the Arts Award
Easter...The Life
Easter Sunday
Easter 11:30am Experience
Easter Sunday!

Monday, April 22

Ceremonial Swearing In: Evelyn Hibbs, Ward 1 City Councilor
Honor Heights Park - Azalea Festival
Traveling Exhibition: Blessings of Liberty & The Bill of Rights
April Foundations
MIN 4523: American Indian Ministry Internship 2019
Financial Fitness at Your Library
Microsoft Excel II - An Intermediate Course
Responsible Beverage Service & Sales Training (RBSS) - Muskogee

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 8:28 AM

This piece of candy allegedly had a needle hidden in it, according to the family of the girl who bit into it.

Muskogee police took a report early this morning of a child who found a needle inside a piece of chocolate candy received while trick-or-treating yesterday.

The report was taken on Cincinnati Street between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

The candy was obtained while trick-or-treating in the Meadows addition.

The specific chocolate was a Reece’s peanut butter cup.

Parents should check all of their children’s candy before allowing them to eat it.

Police are now working to determine what house the candy may have come from.

Fewer than a dozen reports of harmful objects hidden in candy have borne out to be true and not hoaxes in the history of the nation, according to Snopes.com.

UPDATE 11 a.m.: The family says the girl who bit into the candy was a 14-year-old, but the candy was actually obtained by a 12-year-old trick-or-treating. According to the family, the girl who bit the candy was not injured; the needle allegedly hit her tooth.

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