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Okmulgee Pre-K

Dear Santa, I want a doll, a doll house and I also want a piano. From Ariane M.

Twin Hills Pre-K

Dear Santa, I want a bone dinosaur, and a phone, a computer and a snake. I have been a good boy this year. From Corbin P.

Sports

WAGONER - The Okmulgee varsity basketball teams came away with a split decision here this past Tuesday evening.

SPERRY - For the second-straight season, the Beggs high school basketball program started a new campaign at the Sperry Exchange Bank Invitational Basketball Tournament.

KELLYVILLE - The Preston varsity basketball teams suffered a pair of single-digit setbacks here Tuesday evening.

Commentary

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

Okmulgee is a diversified town, not only socially and ethnically, but in other ways that also matter.

In continuing with the theme I started last week, discussing how #okmulgeerising has become so successful, I’d like to ask you this week to encourage entrepreneurs to come to our area.

Lifestyle

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Children in Okmulgee County of all ages are invited to come and visit Santa Claus.

The young men in the Preston 5th grade classes are participating in a life skills group called Men of Valor.

Obituaries

Willene Self, a resident of Okmulgee passed away at her home on December 8, 2018, at the age of 89. She was born to Garland and Florence (Kilgore) McKee on March 24, 1929, in Prairie Grove, Ark.

Charles Wayne Wilbourn died Wednesday, December 12, 2018, in Hitchita, at the age of 69. Charles was born on September 2, 1949, in Okemah.

Jason Joseph Tackwell, 42, of Beggs, passed away unexpectedly on December 6, 2018. Jason was born May 13, 1976, in Tulsa. He was a graduate of Okmulgee High School.

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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.

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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