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The filing period for candidates for school board posts and Okmulgee City Council ended Wednesday.

Bell Ringers Need for S.A.

Ralph Sherrick is shown ringing the bell for the Salvation Army outside of Walmart. The Salvation Army is still looking for volunteers to stand and ring for donations into the Christmas season.

Early voting for the Muscogee Creek Nation election will be Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 11-12. This election will decide on candidates for Principal Chief and the Muscogee National Council.

Sports

Beggs prepares for semi-finals showdown

KAITLYN DILLARD

SPORTS EDITOR

Three times the charm

Senior McKenzie James and Destiny Jordan led a tough campaign under the basket and from the three-point line Tuesday night.

No. 10 Eufaula sinks Preston Lady Pirate’s ship

A dip in energy during the second half snapped the Lady Pirates’ small winning streak Tuesday night. The Lady Pirates fell in battle to the Eufaula Lady Ironheads after a tense first-half matchup.

Commentary

Being Intentional

Something that’s been on my heart the last few years as I’ve sought to grow myself and become better is INTENTIONALITY.

Buffalo Plaid & Pine Trees

It’s great to be back from my two week article break. It has been such a busy time for the Rowan Fund between the Foster Care Informational night and the Christmas lists.

Boss shrugs off workplace concerns

DEAR ABBY: My husband works with a group of men who often become vulgar in their conversations. My husband was raised to have respect and dignity, so he is uncomfortable with it.

Lifestyle

‘Law enforcement’ visits Lions Club

For all you history buffs or Wild-West aficionados who didn’t attend Tuesday’s Lions Club meeting, you missed your chance to meet up face-to-face with the “Hanging Judge” Isaac Parker, Deputy Unite

Okmulgee Scout Pack holds canned food drive

Okmulgee Pack 102 held a canned food drive in November. The Scouts passed out flyers, asked family and friends and put an article in the newspaper.

Schulter Public School names November Students of the Month

Schulter High School Student of the Month for November is senior Malaki Hedrick. Pictured left, Malaki is the daughter of Derek and Claudette Hedrick.

Obituaries

Michael Charles Hicks was born on November 7, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. to his birth parents, Mable Holmes and L. G. Williams.

James Russell Daniel Bailey

James Russell Daniel Bailey, a resident of Okmulgee, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 72 years of age.

Jerry James Beach, a longtime Okmulgee resident, died November 27, 2019, at his home, at the age of 78. He was born December 21, 1940, in Beggs to Paul and Bessie (Weaver) Murphy.

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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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