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News

One thing the Stogner family and friends are aware of is that life is so very precious.

Sports

In 2003, the eight Okmulgee County superintendents met to discuss the return of the prestigious county high school basketball tournament.

PRESTON - Beggs and Preston renewed their basketball rivalry Tuesday evening at the Jim Waller Event Center.

MORRIS - The Beggs varsity basketball teams took a pair of narrow decisions from their county foes, the host Morris Eagles and Lady Eagles, Monday evening at the Don Shoemake Sports Complex.

Commentary

It seems hard to believe, but the Grand Old Post Office (GOPO) Student Housing in downtown Okmulgee has been in operation for a full year.

Frequent readers may know that I am (or was, I suppose) the bi-vocational Pastor of Together Church, a local church that met at our historic Orpheum Theatre and later at The Lokal Okmulgee.

“Alright everybody. It’s that time!” Resting atop the preacher’s head was the richest shock of blond hair I had ever seen.

Lifestyle

Project Heart Senior

• Monday-Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Green Beans, Dinner Roll, Orange, Milk

Okmulgee High School Band Director Rusty Helms was the guest of Rotarian of the Day Linda Brydges, along with students Molly Garden-hire and Phillip Foster, who performed for the Club.

The Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce and community members officially welcomed IMPACT Rehab & Wellness with a ribbon cutting on Friday, Jan. 11.

Obituaries

Mark Anthony Behn Sr. was born to Austion and Anna R. Behn, on February 2, 1958. Mark dedicated his life to the Lord at a young age.

Robert Beesley passed away at the age of 48 on January 14, 2019. He worked as a communications worker.

Mrs. Charlene T. Johnson, age 93, homemaker, a long time resident of the Nuyaka community, died Thursday, January 10, 2019, in a Tulsa hospital.

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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