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An Okmulgee resident has been arrested following a string of vehicle burglaries.

The Okmulgee Times Treasure Hunt starts today and you could be the winner of prizes from local merchants, and $500 in cash provided by First Family Federal Credit Union.

Attendees at Tuesday’s City Council meeting got a firsthand look at the new automated sanitation truck received this week.

Sports

Though the temperatures in Dallas, Texas were rising last weekend, an Icy Breeze swept through in the form of a thousand little leaguers.

The track talent in Okmulgee, Henryetta and surrounding areas runs deep.

An Okmulgee Junior Football player reaches for the ball during the first day of a week long conditioning camp the Okmulgee Junior Football Association is hosting at Harmon Stadium.

Commentary

A FEW of my FAVORITE Things

I’m so proud to announce the Okmulgee ‘Big Dawgs’ Greeting Program, that takes place at all of our local public school locations here in Okmulgee, is about to kick off it’s THIRD YEAR!!!

One of the state’s most contentious education initiatives, the Reading Sufficiency Act, is fully funded for the first time, with $12 million dedicated to fund supports for struggling readers in the

Lifestyle

Harlan Ford hosted their annual car show, with this year’s proceeds being donated to the Okmulgee County Humane Society.

Trinity Lutheran Church

This Sunday, July 21, is the Fifth Sunday After Trinity

Project Heart Senior

• Monday: Macaroni, Cheese and Ham, Brussel Sprouts, Buttered Carrot, Dinner Roll, Pudding, Milk

Obituaries

Funeral Service for Lena Bemo, age 79, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2019, at Spring Baptist Church, Sasakwa, with burial taking place at Spring Baptist Church Cemetery.

James Edwin D. “Bam Bam” Reid, 36, of Henryetta, died Wednesday July 10, 2019. Funeral service will be Friday, July 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Integrity Chapel.

Bobbie Holmes, age 85, resident of Grayson, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at her home in Grayson. Arrangements are pending with House of Winn Funeral Home-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.

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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