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10/10/2018

10:22 a.m.-Follow Up-900 block of Hwy. 75. Try to make contact referencing burglary from yesterday.

Felony

CF-2018-00253 10/12/2018 State of Oklahoma vs. Roberts, Seth Harboring Runaway Child

Misdemeanor

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has released the new and revised 2018 Oklahoma Self Defense Act. This booklet is handed out to any person applying for a weapon permit.

Sports

Stretch Run

Two Okmulgee County varsity football teams are sitting in the proverbial driver's seat, as it comes to the playoff race.

OKMULGEE - The Okmulgee Bulldog varsity football team has seen their 2018 season spiral out of control in the last five weeks.

KELLYVILLE - The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity football team had their dreams of a postseason berth in 2018 end here last Friday night.

Commentary

Statistically speaking, Okmulgee is a very safe place to live. But with vigilance, we can always make our town even safer. Let’s explore some ideas for neighborhood safety today.

Many of you know may know that I’m currently in night school at SNU Tulsa finishing up my bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership. I tease that I did things a little backwards as a young adult.

Writer-Speaker Jerry Lout schooled at Okmulgee’s Wilson Elementary, Preston High and O.S.U. Okmulgee.

Lifestyle

October 12

6:30 p.m.-Powerline Down-Grant / Seneca

October 13

8:15 a.m.-Light fixture on Fire-Okmulgee Library

October 14

First Presbyterian Church

The Okmulgee High School graduating Class of 1952 celebrated their 66 year Reunion in Okmulgee the weekend of Sept. 28 and

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Obituaries

Billy Ray Pearson, Sr. passed away at the age of 80 at Highland Park Manor on October 5, 2018, with his children at his side.

Frances Williams passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in Tulsa. She was 92 years old. Frances was born to the late John and Evelyn (Forester) O’Neal in Paris, Texas on September 3, 1926.

Dorothy Cottrell, 82, from Okmulgee, passed away October 10, 2018, in Tulsa. She was born on November 28, 1935, in Okmulgee, to her parents, Wilbur Goodman and Bertha Goodman (Lee).

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.

The Okmulgee Family Fair was held September 6 through September 8 at the Okmulgee County Fairgrounds. Here are some pictures from before and during the event.

Okmulgee Times

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