Roger Bey, featured speaker for the event, gives a brief presentation on the features and benefits of supporting scholarships for OSUIT students at the recent Student Scholarship & Donor Recognition Banquet.   (Photos provided)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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OSU Institute of Technology’s annual Student Scholarship & Donor Recognition Banquet held Tuesday presented students and patrons an evening to meet and greet while giving students an... + continue reading

John Griffin of Selser Schafer Architects is introduced by Muscogee Nation Secretary of the Interior Chris Azbell. (Staff photos by Patrick Ford)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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By PATRICK FORD Okmulgee Times Editor   A long-awaited project for the Muscogee Nation kicked off officially Tuesday with a special dedication. Creek Nation officials hosted the... + continue reading

Okmulgee senior Kris Reed (1) leaps high into the air to throw to first base in an attempt to complete a double-play against Howe last Friday at the Preston Spring Baseball Festival. The Bulldogs defeated the Lions 9-1 in four innings for their second win at the 2-day event. (Staff photo by Larry Owen)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   PRESTON - The Okmulgee Bulldog varsity baseball team came away with a 3-1 record at last weekend's Preston Spring Baseball Festival. Prior to... + continue reading

Okmulgee junior Frank Harley prepares to make contact with a pitch during an at-bat in last Thursday’s 5-4 win over Porum at the Preston Festival. Harley went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Monday’s loss to Catoosa.                    (Staff photo by Larry Owen)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   OKMULGEE - The Okmulgee Bulldog baseball squad rallied from a 3-run deficit in the bottom of the fifth inning here Monday evening, only to see their... + continue reading
Friday, March 17, 2017
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By Dean Craig Okmulgee Lions   Tuesday's Lions Club regularly scheduled program had to be cancelled and re-scheduled, but not to worry because we had the two newest members waiting... + continue reading

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03/22/2017
 Okmulgee Public Schools is hosting a Manufacturing Career Day on Thursday at the OHS Cafeteria. The event, from 5-7 p.m., is  in partnership with the Okmulgee Area Development Corporation, the Okmulgee Area Plant Managers Organization, and ‘Dream it. Do it. Oklahoma.’ Area manufacturing plants will be sharing career... + continue reading
03/22/2017
Manufacturing Career Fair at OHS March 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Okmulgee High School Cafeteria, area manufacturing plants will be sharing the career opportunities that are possible right here in Okmulgee. The Manufacturing Career Fair will showcase the large variety of jobs available at each of the local plants, highlight the enormous amount... + continue reading

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The Okmulgee Speech Team competed at the Eastern Oklahoma NSDA Districts last Thursday through Saturday against some 30 Class 3A, 4A, 5A, and 6A schools.  OHS students placing were: Robert Marek went two rounds in Informative speaking, K'Nitra Griffin and Malcolm Johnson went two rounds as a duo and Braydon Hunter went two rounds... + continue reading
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This year’s OrangeFest will offer festival attendees plenty to see, hear and sing along to with several performers and musicians lined up to entertain during the event on April 7. Local band Unsung Alibi will headline the OrangeFest main stage when they perform at 5 p.m. The rock-trio includes Okmulgee natives Atticus Dellinger on... + continue reading

Dunbar Elementary School students in Mrs. Dawn DeBock’s Science Class (Kayleigh, Zariah, Cayla and Carli) are assisted by Steve Sigmon in putting together bird houses. The project, initiated by Pastor Roland Youngberg, will put the bird homes at the Okmulgee Municipal Park and lake area. See additional photos on page 4A. (Staff photo by Jessie Brydges)

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Times Staff Writer   Since moving to Okmulgee, Pastor Roland Youngberg of the First United Methodist Church, has been very involved with the local community.  One  project he recently came up with was to build bluebird houses for the local Okmulgee parks.  “When I was young I loved seeing... + continue reading

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   PORUM - The Dewar varsity baseball team droppped an 11-3 decision to the host Porum Panthers last Tuesday afternoon. Five defensive errors... + continue reading

Okmulgee senior Kris Reed (1) leaps high into the air to throw to first base in an attempt to complete a double-play against Howe last Friday at the Preston Spring Baseball Festival. The Bulldogs defeated the Lions 9-1 in four innings for their second win at the 2-day event. (Staff photo by Larry Owen)

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Okmulgee junior Frank Harley prepares to make contact with a pitch during an at-bat in last Thursday’s 5-4 win over Porum at the Preston Festival. Harley went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Monday’s loss to Catoosa.                    (Staff photo by Larry Owen)

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The beginning of the legislative session is far away in our review mirror and the end for this year is just beyond the horizon. Most of the bills that are going to make it into law this year have... + continue reading

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Friends and family gathered on Saturday, March 4, at the Church of Christ to honor Rose Mary Presser with a reception in honor of her 90th birthday. Those attending were her children, granddaughter,... + continue reading