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Here are the latest statistics from the Oklahoma State Department of Health:

March 5

Oklahoma

427,558 total cases - Increase of 917

Active Cases  112,246

Democrats all across the state will be gathering in their respective counties on Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m.

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Oklahoma public health officials are hoping to close a widening gap when it comes to recording deaths related to COVID-19.

Sports

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The Preston Pirates and Okmulgee Bulldogs kicked off their 2021 spring baseball seasons with back-to-back meetings against each other.

The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity baseball team currently sits at 1-1 in 2021 after earning a split decision in their first two games of the new season.

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The 2021 spring baseball season got underway for two Okmulgee County schools here Monday evening.

Commentary

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The last few weeks have been busy ones for our city’s water department workers.

Twenty minutes after agreeing on the canoe fee, I (and my motorcycle) alighted intact on the opposite shore.

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It has been a year since we began to see cases of COVID-19 appear in the United States. It has also been nearly a year since I declared a state of emergency for the Muscogee Nation.

Lifestyle

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Tuesday’s Okmulgee Lions Club meeting was one of the required programs for each club in District 3-E, and that is a visit from the District Governor.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary states corruption as, “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people.” Further, it is described as a departure from the original, purest form.

As I penned my thoughts previously, we considered not only some things that last forever but, also, things that change, diminish or pass away.

Obituaries

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Robert (Bob) Baxter of McAlester, passed away on March 2, 2021, at the age of 74.

Shelby Rene Abbott was born Tuesday, November 7, 2006, in Tulsa to Eric and Kimberly (Brill) Abbott. Shelby passed away Friday morning, February 26, 2021, at home in Morris.

Mary Rose “Rosemary” Presser was born March 4, 1927, to the late Dr. John and Mary Crews in Adamson. She passed away Friday evening, February 26, 2021, in Henryetta at 93 years of age.

Photo Galleries

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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.

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