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Here are the latest results from the Oklahoma State Department of Health as of Oct. 23

Oklahoma

113,856 total cases - Increase of 1,373

Active Cases - 15,132 

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Oklahoma Foster Care Night: Fostering Teenagers and Siblings

 

A Zoom meeting is planned to discuss the postive impact from fostering.

Meeting is Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. 

Firemen to receive pay raise

The Okmulgee City Council voted Tuesday to remove three positions from the Okmulgee Fire Department, which will lead to an increase in pay for firefighters.

Sports

COVID-19 ruined the 2019-2020 basketball state tournament and spring sports’ seasons, and OSSAA Assosiate Director Mike Whaley said OSSAA is determined to not let it ruin any sports this year.

Miller earns All-District Player of the Year

Okmulgee County players dominated in All-District honors this year.

Softball coaches voted on the All-District awards Wednesday, and all but eight District 6 members came from OC.

After a big win last week, COVID-19 has struck the Bulldogs football team again.

Commentary

City Council agenda and Project Cleanup

This week, City Council met for its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening and we had a particular item on our agenda that caught the public’s eye.

Fighting the Silent Crisis

We are experiencing an epidemic of violence in our tribal communities: 80 percent of Native men and women experience violence, 34 percent of Native women experience sexual violence in their lifetim

Parents disapprove of new boyfriend of different race

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 22-year-old woman who was adopted. I recently started dating an amazing man who happens to be of another race.

Lifestyle

70th wedding anniversary celebrated by Burch Family

Bobby D. and Roberta L. Burch celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. The couple has three daughters, D.

NaCiyah Thierry Graduates from Del City High

The family of NaCiyah Renee Thierry gives her a big congratulations on her graduation from Del City High School with the Class of 2020. NaCiyah received several honors.

Kirks retire from long-time business

On Sept. 26, 2020, Bill and Billie Kirk celebrated the end to a long and successful career of transporting crude oil in and around Okmulgee County.

Obituaries

Roger Neal Holmes Sr. the son of Henry and Inez Holmes, was born November 13, 1949, in Uvalde Texas. He died Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Services are pending for Kathleen Marie Applebee, 88, of Henryetta, with Integrity Funeral Service. She died Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in Henryetta.

James Lee Pierce, 72, died Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

On January 19, 1948, James Lee Pierce was born to Willard and Eddie Mae Pierce in Okmulgee.

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Fire prevention week will be held next week and to help spread knowledge the Okmulgee Fire Department will be traveling from school to school to give presentations and talk to the students.

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Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister visited Okmulgee Schools Friday, August 31. While here, Joy toured the new Ag Building and the ACE program.

Okmulgee Times

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