Latest Muskogee Phoenix Stories
By Travina Coleman, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug.
By Cathy Spaulding, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 5--Editor's note: One in a series of stories to help readers save money. So, you're driving your hybrid car, adjusting your thermostat, buying in bulk and you still need help keeping cash in your wallet.
By Travina Coleman, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 3--There will be a convergence of fairy tale characters in the woods. Shrek won't be there, but all of the classic characters will be.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 3--Marty Richerson suspected for years that something was wrong with her daughter Britney. It took years before Britney was diagnosed with autism, a disorder that is one of illnesses increasing in alarming numbers among children.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 3--Among three diseases that are on the rise in children -- autism, obesity and asthma -- the causes, as well as treatments, range from unknown to frustrating.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 2--TAHLEQUAH--Applications are now being accepted for a program designed to keep people in their communities rather than nursing facilities.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 1--Muskogee City Councilman Jim Ritchey said Thursday he thinks one of the ways to help Muskogee Regional Medical Center is to get the word out about its quality of care.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 29--Where drug abuse once meant the stereotype of illegal drugs, it now includes abuse of prescription drugs. Oklahoma was recently ranked worst in the nation for pain reliever abuse by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 27--Although business owners sometimes say they are already burdened by government red tape and cost, a new fee to be charged by the state may actually be a money saver.
By D. E. Smoot, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Jul. 25--Property owners along the Illinois River have access to funding for the implementation of conservation efforts designed to reduce nutrient and bacteria levels in the scenic river.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.