• Journey to the gavel began in middle school

    Journey to the gavel began in middle school0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Prescott sworn in as first woman in MCN District Court OKMULGEE, Ok — Shannon Prescott, a Muscogee (Creek) Citizen and attorney was sworn in April 7, making her the first woman to ever hold a District Judge position with the MCN. Her journey to the gavel and robes began when she was just

  • Native skater breaking through the wall

    Native skater breaking through the wall0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Sapulpa teen carries on roller derby family tradition Sapulpa, OK —The whir of the four wheels, the distinct screech of a toe-stopper on a skate floor and crash of bodies colliding at the wall echo through the Rollerdome skate rink. A clapping of skates on the floor reminds the spectator it is not

  • Body found in Deep Fork identified

    Body found in Deep Fork identified0

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Muscogee (Creek) Woman’s husband held as material witness OKMULGEE, Oklahoma —Okmulgee County Sheriff Office (OCSO) has been able to positively identify human remains found in Deep Fork River as a Muscogee (Creek) woman, Margie Childers who was recently reported missing. Authorities were dispatched to a location where a landowner had discovered the body.

  • Oily sheen on Okemah Lake

    Oily sheen on Okemah Lake1

    Angel Ellis/Reporter Officials assure residents water safe for consumption OKEMAH, Oklahoma —For the second time since Dec. 2018 residents of Okemah have been reassured of their water was safe for drinking. On Feb. 25, photos claiming to be oil covered hands surfaced on Facebook. According to MCN Environmental specialist Brett Sands, the oil spill is

  • Cannabis do that?

    Cannabis do that?1

    Liz Gray/Reporter Research assistant professor summarizes work with CBD OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A lunch seminar sparked Jenny Wilkerson’s interest in chronic pain research during her first semester as a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. At the seminar her former mentor at UNM gave a speech about her own research on the subject,

  • Election Board member nomination passed through HEW

    Election Board member nomination passed through HEW0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Appropriation to purchase chartered community vehicles forwarded to BFJ OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held March 11 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before full Council during the regular session March 30. Audio of the session is


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