• Barnett happy to see tennis return to Festival

    Barnett happy to see tennis return to Festival0

    Athletes brave heat to play tournament Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Although the temperature reached 93 degrees for the day, it did not stop the competitors at the Muscogee Nation Festival Tennis Tournament June 16, at the Okmulgee City Courts-Hawthorne Park. Competitors, young and old braved the heat and sun to play and have fun.

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  • ‘Many Hands’ Sands slows down on coordinating events

    ‘Many Hands’ Sands slows down on coordinating events0

    T&R Supervisor speaks about different events, focus Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tourism and Recreation Supervisor Mike Sands has always helped out with both the Muscogee Nation Festival Rodeo and Slowpitch and Fastpitch Softball events. This year, he felt it was time to take a step back from softball and focus on

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  • Bacone to remain open

    Bacone to remain open1

    Several sport programs to be cut Darren DeLaune/Reporter MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma — A press conference was held at Bacone College June 15, in Muskogee. Bacone Board of Trustees Chairman Kenneth Adams said the institution will remain open but it will have reduced staff and faculty. “That was the major part of the announcement,” he said. Bacone

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