Student earns Cherokee degreeNortheastern State University’s Cherokee Education degree program now has its first graduate. Greg Drowning Bear received his bachelor’s degree on Saturday during the university’s fall commencement ceremony. The program is a partnership between NSU and the Tahlequah-based Cherokee Nation. NSU said it is the only public university in the nation to offer a teaching degree in an American Indian language. MUSKOGEE
Gift beefs up charity’s kitchenMembers of the Muskogee County Cattlemen’s Association took 150 pounds of beef to the local Salvation Army last week. The hamburger will be served at nightly meals at the charity’s facility at 615 S Main, said the Salvation Army’s George Hackbarth. The center heavily depends on donations for its feeding program, but meat is not frequently donated, Hackbarth said.
Exhibit features antique toysThe Three Rivers Museum in Muskogee is presenting a "Toys from the Past” exhibit through Decemberantique Christmas decorations, toys and dolls. Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 students. The museum is at 220 Elgin St. For hours and more information, call (918) 686-6624. From staff and wire reports
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