Overall construction hits all-time high

Monday, December 24, 2007

Greer residents are becoming more and more accustomed to the whine of saws and the beep-beep-beep of dump trucks backing up as construction hit an all-time high this year.

Home for the holidays: 3 families that lost homes following Hurricane Rita in 2005 move into their new homes in time ...

For two Christmases, Deborah Hale watched her mobile home rot away around her as her 9-year-old daughter Kaylynn prayed faithfully for a miracle.

Phoenix Pick It Line: Week 11

Friday, December 7, 2007

This week marks the guests? last stand. Last week, Lonelia Simmons? class at Sadler became a case in point that a tie simply means kissing your sister but gets you no pizza. They matched the best of the panel but didn?t beat them.

Week 11 capsules

First meeting. The matchup: Trae Cook is coming off a record-tying six-touchdown performance against Sand Springs and the Roughers? offense is getting physical play from both its line and receivers, opening more options for Cook. Erik Howell leads the pressuring Muskogee defense with 134 tackles.

In-person absentee voting opens today

In-person absentee voting for elections to be held Tuesday opens today at county election boards. Voting will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Monday at the election board offices and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at regular polling places.

Phoenix Super 7 basketball countdown: Girls

Building on last year?s success is the theme this season for Eufaula. For second-year head coach Larry Callison, that begins with returning his three best players, senior guards Kala Crawford, Leanna Alston, and Michaleia Wilson.

Babies born today to be Centennial Babies

The Oklahoma Hospital Association, through its member hospitals, will recognize the next generation of healthy Oklahomans as a part of a special Oklahoma Centennial Project.

Centennial stamp, cancellation available

Muskogee Stamp Club will offer a special cache cover envelope with an Oklahoma theme stamp and Centennial cancellation postmark from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the main lobby of the Muskogee Post Office, 525 W. Okmulgee Ave. The cost is $1.50 per cover.

Muskogee County District Court, 11/16

Thursday, December 6, 2007

James Monroe Taylor, 57, of Oktaha and Pamela Jolene Blevins, 61, of Porum. Keith Akerhurst, 19, of Haskell and Heidi Nicole Rose, 18, of Muskogee. Marty Andrew Ross, 42, of Webbers Falls and Diana Gray Terrell, 40, of Muskogee.

Suit challenges GRDA?s charge for Fort Gibson Lake water

Four rural water districts in Wagoner and Cherokee counties and other entities are challenging the Grand River Dam Authority?s right to charge for raw water drawn from Fort Gibson Lake.

Lofton has lofty reviews among linebacker lot

Sunday, December 2, 2007

BIG 12 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Oklahoma vs. Missouri, 7 p.m. Saturday, ABC

Prep basketball roundup

McClary?s effort wasn?t the only second-quarter fireworks. Justin Smither had three consecutive 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as Stigler led at intermission 32-14.