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Robbery lands 19-year-old in jail

An Okmulgee man is in jail, after robbing employees at a business last Friday.

I-40 traffic stop leads to arrest

An Oregon woman is in jail facing marijuana trafficking complaints after being stopped on Interstate 40 near Henryetta on Sunday evening.

The lights and sounds of the holidays return on Dec. 5 as Okmulgee will hold the annual Festival of Lights Parade in downtown.


Beggs plows through Nowata in first round, 62-28



Preston basketball teams fall to Dale Pirates

Preston High School’s boys’ and girls’ varsity teams felt the heat from Dale’s basketball teams Friday.

The Dragons have secured their spot in the second round of the OSSAA Class B Playoffs, defeating the Wetumka Chieftains in a 68-28 smackdown.


Students throughout the county enjoyed a week of crazy socks, superhero attire, wacky hair, and red out days.

Smoker's wife gives ultimatum

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 27 years. We love each other and raised two beautiful children together.

Preparing for the 2020 Census

It was an honor and a privilege to speak to a group of concerned Garfield County residents last week about the United State Census and the impact this 2020 count will likely have on our state.


St. Matthew's holds Health Conference

St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church and Pastor McKinley Rice held their Health conference on Nov. 16.

Sales tax income reported for county, cities

The Oklahoma Tax Commission recently released city sales tax collection figures that primarily represents local tax receipts from September business.



A special school board meeting was held Thursday, Nov. 14. During the session, the members were updated by Superintendent Renee Dove.


Betty Ann Woods Rodgers

Betty Ann Woods Rodgers, age 86, resident of Highland Park Nursing home in Okmulgee, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, when she went home to her heavenly Father and rejoined with her loving hu

Sarah May Owens

Sarah May Owens was born September 10, 1986, in Costa Mesa, Calif. to Anthony and Dorrie (Privett) Glenn. She passed away Sunday evening, November 17, 2019, at 33 years of age.

John ‘Phil’ Phillip Hubbell

John Phillip “Phil” Hubbell, a resident of Tulsa, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, in Tulsa at 66 years of age. He was born May 20, 1953, in Gallop, N.M. to the late Paul and June Hubbell.

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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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