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Steven Baldridge retained his seat as Okmulgee Councilmember At-Large following Tuesday’s election.

A rather strange theft has taken place at Harmon Stadium, according to Okmulgee Track Coach Dwight Pankey.

The Okmulgee School board met at an adjusted meeting time Tuesday. The meeting was changed from the normal date on Monday due to scheduling conflicts with several of the board members.

Sports

EUFAULA - The Henryetta varsity basketball teams suffered a pair road losses here last Friday evening.

HENRYETTA - Beggs and Henryetta closed their regular-season basketball schedules Tuesday evening at the Henryetta Event Center.

Okmulgee resident Phoebe Robinson has an opportunity this weekend to come away with four gold medals at the Class 5A state swim championship meet.

Commentary

The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.

It’s National Jell-O Week! Jell-O is the largest selling prepared dessert and can be found at almost all family and church gatherings.

I grew up in a family as the youngest of three girls. While I never had a brother, every now and then I got to experience what it might be like, if only for a weekend.

Lifestyle

Piano Concert at Okmulgee First Church of the Nazarene

Project Heart Senior

• Monday-Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Italian Vegetables, Spinach, Garlic Bread, Orange Fluff, Milk

Project Heart Senior

• Monday-Chicken Fajita, 1 Tortilla, Peppers & Onions, Mexican Rice, Corn, Tropical Fruit, Milk

Obituaries

Doris Lee Nickell, known by those she loved as “Tootie,” passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019, in Tulsa. Tootie was born on June, 22, 1929, in Okmulgee, to Conrad and Pearly (Maertz) Franke.

Sandra Kay McFerrin, a longtime resident of Preston, passed from this life on February 11, 2019, at the age of

Christopher James Gilbert, a resident of Henryetta, died at the age of 26 years on February 10, 2019.

Photo Galleries

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.

Okmulgee Times

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