Gary Michael "Mike" Rogers II, 49

Born July 15, 1969

Died August 18, 2018

Rochelle Marie Thomas, 62

Born February 5, 1956

Died May 24, 2018

Hattie Coleman, 95

Born September 4, 1922

Died May 23, 2018


Our death notices and obits are always free to the families and funeral homes.


Friday, May 25

Muskogee High School graduation
USS Runner Special Event

Saturday, May 26

David Cargill and John Simpson play

Sunday, May 27

Stevens Family at Cornerstone Church
Oklahoma Handgun Carry Course

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 8:35 AM

Betty Ridge

Betty Smith Ridge, longtime Muskogee reporter and author of the book, Deadlines, which chronicles her time in Muskogee journalism, will speak at the Muskogee Public Library on May 25.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Grant Foreman room of Muskogee Public Library. Ridge will be available for a book signing of “Deadlines” from 5 until 6 p.m. before her talk.

Ridge has done a bit of everything during her 35 years as a journalist in Oklahoma. She covered the first execution in Oklahoma in nearly a quarter century, and two days later wrote about a cow chip throwing contest.

Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting. There is no charge to attend, but memberships in the society are welcome. Those attending usually bring snacks to share.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m.

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