Friday, February 24, 2017
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Inducts New Members OHS NHS Historian Malcom Johnson lights a candle during the National Honor Society New Member Induction in Clell Warriner Auditorium Thursday morning. Twenty-two new juniors and... + continue reading
Friday, February 24, 2017
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By Dean Craig Okmulgee Lions   The phrase, "the show must go on" came to mind regarding Tuesday's Lions Club meeting as the regularly scheduled program by Scott Wells,... + continue reading

Pictured from left are Lions International President Bob Corlew; Lion Dan Anderson; Past International Director Pat Shurley, Edmond; Past International Director George Hazelbaker, Duncan; and Past International Director Hal Long, Garber. (Photos by Dean Craig)

Friday, February 24, 2017
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Lions Clubs world-wide recognizes outstanding individuals by bestowing on them an award that is named for its founder, Melvin Jones.  This award is the highest form of recognition and embodies... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Members of VFW Post 1189 visited the office of State Rep. Scott Fetgatter last week. Dennis Cunningham, John F. Hartman and Bob Mason presented an American and Oklahoman flag to be displayed in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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By JESSIE BRYDGES Times Staff Writer   The Okmulgee County Board of Commissioners has voted to reinstate a county burn ban due to the continuing drought conditions.  Governor... + continue reading

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Times Staff Writer   The Okmulgee City Council has approved a Boat Ramp Fee at Okmulgee and Dripping Springs Lake. Ever since Oklahoma handed control of the lakes back to Okmulgee in April 2016, Public Works has been working to come up with ideas to make the lakes somewhat self sustainable.  It is hoped... + continue reading
02/24/2017
The Senate Appropriations Committee voted Wednesday in favor of a bill that would effectively stop another income tax cut from automatically going into effect based on revenue growth. Sen. Roger Thompson is the author of Senate Bill 170.  He’s the chair of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance, where the bill easily passed... + continue reading

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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   OKMULGEE - The Okmulgee Bulldogs' bid for their first state championship in 30 years got started on the right foot this past Saturday. The Class 3A, fourth-ranked, Bulldogs overcame a sluggish start to defeat the visiting Eufaula Ironheads by a 73-57 decision. The 16-point win came in the... + continue reading
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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   BEGGS - The Beggs Golden Demons and Lady Demons started their postseason off on the right foot this past Friday evening. The Beggs squads captured district championships on their home floor - the Beggs Event Center - on Friday with wins over the Hartshorne Miners and Lady Miners in the Class 3A... + continue reading
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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   PRESTON - The Preston varsity basketball program began their first step towards a third-straight state tournament appearance this past Saturday evening at the Preston high school basketball gymnasium. The PHS gym served as the site for the Class 2A, Area I, District 2 basketball tournament last... + continue reading

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   NOWATA - The Henryetta varsity basketball teams face some tough challenges in the next two weeks if they have any hopes of earning a spot in the... + continue reading

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Restful Settlement in God we Trust All of us are overwhelmed with so many worries that intensify our stress: We are worrying when jobs are scarce and homes with overdue mortgages are being... + continue reading

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By Dean Craig Okmulgee Lions   The phrase, "the show must go on" came to mind regarding Tuesday's Lions Club meeting as the regularly scheduled program by Scott Wells,... + continue reading

Pictured from left are Lions International President Bob Corlew; Lion Dan Anderson; Past International Director Pat Shurley, Edmond; Past International Director George Hazelbaker, Duncan; and Past International Director Hal Long, Garber. (Photos by Dean Craig)

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