DEATHS

Lee Alvin Slape, 95

Born August 19, 1923

Died December 11, 2018

Joyce E. Eller, 85

Born August 10, 1933

Died December 8, 2018

Rena "Genevia" Sanders, 95

Born December 16, 1922

Died December 8, 2018

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THINGS TO DO

Wednesday, December 12

Dinner Church
Real Estate Investing Webinar - Muskogee, OK

Thursday, December 13

Scott and Leigh Ann Matthews and Friends

Friday, December 14

Garden of Lights Balloon Glow and Tethered Rides
Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, Big Bopper Tribute Christmas Show

Lifestyle

Nazareth preserves its Arab traditions as Christmas nears
Posted on Wednesday December 12, 2018

As Nazareth was decked out for Christmas, a group of weavers gathered in the cobblestone alleys of Israel's largest Arab city, intent on preserving their Palestinian heritage at a time when their...

Santa 'Jaws' is coming to Budapest aquarium
Posted on Friday December 07, 2018

As if delivering presents to all the world's 2 billion children while in charge of nine reindeer and a flying vehicle, squeezing down chimneys and entering strangers' houses weren't enough, Santa...

Syria's last shadow puppeteer hopes to save his art
Posted on Tuesday December 04, 2018

The last shadow puppeteer in Damascus lost most of his equipment to war and endured life as a refugee in Lebanon, but he now believes the old Syrian art form might survive after the United Nations...

Male ballet dancer hopes to break stereotypes in Jordan
Posted on Monday December 03, 2018

When Rabee Shrouf put on his first pair of ballet shoes two years ago, he knew he had found his calling. The Jordanian's lifelong dream was to be on stage and as a ballet dancer in Amman, he wanted...