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Children, families aided by distribution events

Okmulgee area families and children were benefited by several events held last week.

Oklahoma’s annual sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. this Friday, Aug. 7 and end at twelve midnight on Sunday, Aug. 9.

Okmulgee Service League to hold virtual silent auction fundraiser

The Okmulgee Service League is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year.

An in-person, big 6-0 event had been planned, but was cancelled earlier this year.

Sports

Lady Knights look to vanquish 2020 season

Henryetta High School’s fast-pitch squad is hard at work preparing for the 2020 season.

For almost a decade, the city’s fields have only seen little league teams play during the summer months.

Little league football season is just around the corner with teams set to start official practice on Monday, Aug. 3.

Commentary

“We all get so involved in our silly little lives that we have made for ourselves to where we don’t have the time to do anything for God,” says Travis, age 12.

Widow vows never to share her bed with another man

DEAR ABBY: I am a single man who recently met a widow who is nine years older. We connected via an online dating site.

OICA Virtual Heroes Ball is a rousing success

Thank you to everyone who was a part of the fourth annual Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) Heroes Ball last Friday night. It was a success beyond even our best hopes.

Lifestyle

New Life Apostolic Church

New Life Apostolic Church has relocated. Come and join us at 4900 North Wood Drive, Okmulgee. Elect Lady Anna Lewis is the pastor

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Some residents are receiving unsolicited packages containing seeds.

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry has received numerous reports about the packages.

Project Heart Seniors

Monday: Taco Salad, Lettuce, Tomato, Refried Beans, Chips, Sour Cream, Salsa, Cinnamon Apples, Milk

Obituaries

Lucy Mvhayv Chupco, daughter of Travis  Chupco and Kayla (Winn) Chupco. Lucy was born on Friday, August 19, 2016 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma and passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

John ‘Buster’ D. Kell

John D. Kell was born to Perry and Pearl (Cockrell) Kell in Twin Oaks. He resided in Morris. He married Shirley Yvonne Goodwin in May of 1957.

Manuella ‘Mae’ Wilson

Services for Manuella "Mae" Wilson will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service Chapel, 220 S.

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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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