Marguerite Dorothy Hayward, 81

Born January 30, 1940

Died January 17, 2022

Orville Grant Griffith, 65

Born August 12, 1956

Died January 15, 2022

Malcolm Don 'Sonny' Satterfield , 88

Born May 2, 1933

Died January 15, 2022

Mable Marie Taylor, 88

Born October 25, 1933

Died January 15, 2022

Barbara June Shackelford-Beaver-Whiteaker, 65

Born January 16, 1956

Died January 14, 2022

Albert G. Gresham, 84

Born September 26, 1937

Died January 14, 2022


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Thursday, January 13, 2022, 7:52 AM

Muskogee’s firefighters’ union has announced the candidates it’s supporting for the upcoming city elections, and the police union has announced its pick for mayor.

Muskogee Fire Department Local 57 has endorsed Marlon Coleman for mayor, Shirley Hilton, Jamie Stout and Stanley Perkins for city council, according to Taylor Etchison, VP of Muskogee Fire Fighters Local 57.

The Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed incumbent Mayor Coleman for re-election as well, according to Coleman

Polling places for two precincts in the City of Muskogee have been changed, Kelly Beach, Secretary of the Muskogee County Election Board, announced yesterday.

Precinct 22, which formerly voted at American Legion, 4021 W. Broadway St., will now vote at Honor Heights Tower lobby, 300 N. 40th Street.

Precinct 28, which formerly voted at 24th Street Family Church, 2300 N. 24th St., will now vote at Macedonia Baptist Church, 418 W. Shawnee St. (Northwest corner of Shawnee and Chicago Streets).

Beach said reasons for the changes include repairs from last winter’s storm damage that have not been completed.

Voters who have questions about the polling location changes should contact the Muskogee County Election Board at (918) 687-8151 or