DEATHS

Thomas Roy Hebb, Sr., 62

Born May 30, 1957

Died May 29, 2020

Kevin Lee Guy, 57

Born November 1, 1962

Died May 26, 2020

Maxine Tate, 53

Born December 20, 1966

Died May 26, 2020

Howard S. Jayne, 75

Born July 9, 1944

Died May 24, 2020

Frank Steven Carvajal, 73

Born June 14, 1946

Died May 23, 2020

Floretta L. Leatherman, 80

Born August 31, 1939

Died May 23, 2020

Lisa Kay Mullen, 56

Born June 26, 1963

Died May 22, 2020

Kathryn Joyce Cookson, 82

Born December 24, 1937

Died May 22, 2020

Thomas R. Meeker, 81

Born February 24, 1939

Died May 21, 2020

Terry Lee Shipman, 65

Born June 2, 1954

Died May 19, 2020

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:27 AM

Muskogee Police Lieutenant Andy Simmons has announced he is running for Muskogee County Sheriff.

The incumbent, Rob Frazier, has resigned and will leave the post at the end of this month. County Commissioners are meeting today to discuss appointing an interim sheriff, and sources close to the council have indicated councilors want to appoint a sheriff who isn’t interested in running for the job to avoid giving an unfair advantage by incumbency to any candidate.

“I want to make Muskogee County better, safer,” Simmons said.

A US Navy submarine veteran, Simmons has served on the Muskogee Police force for 24 years and is currently the president of the local chapter of Fraternal Order of Police. His mission, he said, is to provide training for law enforcement, address issues at the jail, step up narcotics enforcement and reach out to the youth of the county.

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