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Thanks to the Viersen Family Foundation, and a $5,000 grant, the Okmulgee Neighborhood Revitalization Program can now move forward. Pictured accepting the check are City of Okmulgee Code Enforcement... + continue reading

Beggs senior wide receiver E.J. Smoot (1) leaps high into the air to make a catch during last Friday’s Class 3A semifinal game against Sulphur. Smoot will look to guide the Demons to their first state football championship tonight against John Marshall at Stillwater High School.
(Larry Owen, Times staff)

Friday, December 8, 2017
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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   For the first time since 1977, Beggs High School will play for a state championship in football tonight. The Demons (13-1, ranked fourth in 3A)... + continue reading

Pictured from left are Christy Dumond, Linda Manns, Debi Woodward, Pat Morrison, Kelsey Kossakowski and Traci Gaither. Not pictured is Jawanna Wheeler.

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The Office of the District Attorney, O.R. Barris III, has prepared the 10th annual Victims Tree for Okmulgee County.  The project, coordinated by the Victim Witness Coordinator Debi Woodard,... + continue reading
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Cool Cookie Confections Tis the season for giving and this time of year lots of people give cookies!  Cookies were originally called "little cakes”.  Cooks used to test their... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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Time to highlight another community hero! Every few weeks or so, I focus my column on people who are leading the way in ‘Okmulgee Rising’ whether they realize it or not. They are not... + continue reading

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12/08/2017
  Longtime Okmulgee resident Mildred Green turned 70 on Dec. 2. She was celebrated by friends and family with a surprise party from her children at the Holiday Inn Express, Okmulgee on Nov. 24. We wish Mildred many blessings in her future endeavors and many more birthday celebrations. My Love Letter to Mother  (written by her... + continue reading
12/08/2017
As cooler temperatures make their way into the state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages the public to begin preparation for the upcoming winter weather season. Proper planning can reduce the risk of injury and illness while also ensuring a family is prepared for a major winter weather event. Cold outdoor temperatures... + continue reading

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Beggs senior wide receiver E.J. Smoot (1) leaps high into the air to make a catch during last Friday’s Class 3A semifinal game against Sulphur. Smoot will look to guide the Demons to their first state football championship tonight against John Marshall at Stillwater High School.
(Larry Owen, Times staff)

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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   For the first time since 1977, Beggs High School will play for a state championship in football tonight. The Demons (13-1, ranked fourth in 3A) have had a tremendous season in 2017 and have one more roadblock standing in their way towards their first state football title since 1975. The final... + continue reading

Sophomore Center Joe McBride, 30, eyes a Kellyville player as he goes up for a basket during Friday night’s game against the Kellyville Ponies. McBride was the star of the third quarter shooting and completing an astounding six two point shots. He also led the Eagles in points with 26 total points earned throughout the game.
(Kaitlyn Dillard, Okmulgee Times)

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By KAITLYN DILLARD Times Staff Writer   Morris’ High School Boys Basketball team held its first home game of the season against the Kellyville Ponies, suffering a 61-52 defeat. Morris sophomore center Joe McBride opened up the home opener in true form, earning two baskets at the beginning of the first quarter. McBride’... + continue reading

Morris senior forward Kaylee Pinkston puts up a shot attempt during last Friday’s home opener against Kellyville. (Kaitlyn Dillard, Times staff)

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By KAITLYN DILLARD Times Staff Writer   Morris--The Morris High School Girls Basketball team were dealt a 50-39 loss at the hands of Kellyville’s Lady Ponies Friday night in their first home game of the season. Despite having high-scoring players, the Lady Eagles could not keep possession of the ball long enough offensively... + continue reading

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Beggs senior wide receiver E.J. Smoot (1) leaps high into the air to make a catch during last Friday’s Class 3A semifinal game against Sulphur. Smoot will look to guide the Demons to their first state football championship tonight against John Marshall at Stillwater High School.
(Larry Owen, Times staff)

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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   For the first time since 1977, Beggs High School will play for a state championship in football tonight. The Demons (13-1, ranked fourth in 3A)... + continue reading

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Advantages of living in a small town Last week, I started a topic and told you it would take me more than one week to properly explore. So this week, I will continue where we left off last time.... + continue reading

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Cool Cookie Confections Tis the season for giving and this time of year lots of people give cookies!  Cookies were originally called "little cakes”.  Cooks used to test their... + continue reading