DEATHS

Jimmy Ray "JR" Hutson, 73

Born May 5, 1946

Died February 16, 2020

John V. Allen Jr., 65

Born December 9, 1954

Died February 16, 2020

Deborah Moore, 61

Born December 10, 1958

Died February 15, 2020

Jessi Michelle Haworth , 15

Born September 3, 2004

Died February 15, 2020

Mary Lois VanBeber-Coffman, 94

Born September 2, 1925

Died February 15, 2020

Myrtle M "Punkie" Staton, 80

Born June 15, 1939

Died February 15, 2020

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 8:25 PM

Marlon Coleman

Marlon Coleman won 40 percent of the votes in Muskogee’s mayoral race today, giving him a 10 percent advantage over Wayne Divelbiss. Coleman and Divelbiss will face a runoff on April 7 to determine the final winner. Interim Mayor Janey Cagle Boydston got 24 percent of the vote, placing her in third place. Tracy Cole got 5 percent of the vote and “DJ Highpockets” John Lowrimore got 2 percent of the vote, with 62 votes.

Stephanie Jones Morgan will be the Ward 1 city councilor, coming in with 71 percent of the vote. Evelyn Hibbs defeated Ashley Davis by 65 percent to fill the Ward 1 unexpired term.

Muskogee insurance agent Traci McGee will be the Ward 4 councilor with 53 percent of the vote over Wayne Johnson and James Webb.

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