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OSSAA board votes down reopening plan
Volunteers Help Decorate Cemetery

News

Henryetta High School fishing team seniors Quinton Story and Joey Watson competed at the American Bass Anglers tournament in Eufuala.

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The Okmulgee Chamber’s “Hump Day Happenings” is being used as a way to share with residents what the town has to offer, and to keep citizens up to date on projects in the community.

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations to prevent another blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments that were temporarily paused earlier t

Sports

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Southern Nazarene University’s Crimson Storm swept up three Bulldogs Wednesday when McKenzie James, Morgan James and Dominique Daniels signed their intent to run track with the Storm.

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Henryetta Knights Zeth McGowin, left, and Lucas Thompson earned 2nd place at the Student Angler Federation (SAF) High School State Championship Fishing Tournament Tuesday, May 26.

The Okmulgee County Sharks Special Athletic Association, much like many sports organizations throughout the county, saw their season, practices and future tournaments affected by COVID-19.

Commentary

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This year has been full of surprises so far… most of them unwelcome! We’re all learning new things, and everyone is handling it a little differently.

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May is National Foster Care Awareness Month and as adoptive parents of three, Christie and I are committed to ensuring every child has a safe, supportive, and forever family.

Attorney General Mike Hunter sent a letter to nursing homes and assisted living facilities statewide on Wednesday to inform administrators that taking Medicaid recipients’ COVID-19 stimulus funds i

Lifestyle

Cornerstone Foursquare Church

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The First Baptist Church of Preston hosted a food giveaway again this week for the Okmulgee area community. Hundreds boxes of fresh produce along with gallons of milk.

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The coronavirus pandemic is affecting families and individuals across the world.

Obituaries

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Dorothy Lee Titsworth was born September 4, 1928, in Fort Collins, Colo. to the late Charles E. and Mattie Mae (Taylor) Johnson.

Phillip Robert Yarborough, Sr. of Beggs, was born to parents James and Bertha Yarborough in Fountain Inn, S.C., on March 14, 1953. Phillip passed away on May 26, 2020, in Tulsa, at the age of 67.

John Blaine Bowline of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the age of 31. John was born on August 27, 1988, in Eueka, Calif.

Photo Galleries

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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.

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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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