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  Amber Gassen and son Nathan are pictured after the Okmulgee High School Awards Assembly Tuesday. Nathan was announced as the winner of the 2017 Viersen Scholarship, worth $80,000. OHS... + continue reading

The Okmulgee High Speech team presented their spring play last Friday, in the Okmulgee High auditorium. They performed “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse” by Don Zolidis. Pictured are the cast and crew before the production began. Skyleen Willingham is OHS Speech teacher. (Staff photo by Jessie Brydges)

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At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Steven Baldridge formally thanked the Muscogee (Creek) Nation for funding and orchestrating the paving on Mission Road. Chris Azbell (right), the Secretary of the Interior, accepts a Resolution of Appreciation from Baldridge as the representative of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. 

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By Kaitlyn Dillard Times Staff Writer   Two vital entities to the City of Okmulgee were recognized during Okmulgee’s City Council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Steven Baldridge presented... + continue reading

Schulter HS SOM Jayden Henderson is pictured with Mr. Myers.

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  May Students of the Month were selected by their teachers and in the high school, sophomore, Jayden Henderson, daughter of Tim Henderson was selected.  Jayden is her class reporter, a... + continue reading

Masonic Lodge Partner with 

County Youth Services

(Left) For the second year, the Brothers of Okmulgee Masonic Lodge has partnered with the Okmulgee/Okfuskee County Youth Services to host a golf tournament fund raiser. This year, the fundraiser took in $1700 and the Okmulgee Masonic Lodge matched that amount. Pictured presenting the Youth Services a check for $3400 is Rex Hastey, Secretary of the Okmulgee Lodge; Cindy Lane and Jackie Miller of OCYSC, and Stephen Nelson, Sr. Warden of Okmulgee Lodge. The money is earmarked to go toward the Strengthening Families Program.  (Photo provided)

 

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First Christian Church First Christian Church, 221 South Seminole Avenue, Okmulgee.  Sunday School 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:40 a.m. Sunday May 21, the First reading is from Acts 8:5-17. Peter is preaching and performing miracles in Samaria. Among the many who believed was Simon the Sorcerer.  When the apostles in... + continue reading
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  Amber Gassen and son Nathan are pictured after the Okmulgee High School Awards Assembly Tuesday. Nathan was announced as the winner of the 2017 Viersen Scholarship, worth $80,000. OHS seniors were recognized for their hard work with many receiving scholarships and awards from teachers, colleges and local organizations. See related column... + continue reading
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Mayor Steve Baldridge also awarded Rob Robertson a plaque, thanking him for his service as City Council Member for Ward IV, acknowledging Robertson’s efforts to improve Okmulgee. (Staff photos by Kaitlyn Dillard)   + continue reading
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Rick Miller (left) accepts a proclamation from  Baldridge (right) for National Public Works Week. The proclamation recognizes the hard work and effort put forth by public works employees and the dedication that they have to revitalize Okmulgee.    + continue reading

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Okmulgee linebackers work on their defensive stances during Tuesday’s spring practice drills at historic Harmon Field. The Bulldogs are using the 10-day spring practice to get prepared for the upcoming 2017 high school football season.

(Staff photo by Larry Owen)

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By LARRY OWEN Times Sports Editor   OKMULGEE - The Okmulgee Bulldog varsity football team took the field for the first time in 2017 on Tuesday afternoon in the first of a 10-day spring... + continue reading

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Henryetta quarterback Ethan Wincle (right) gives the ball to running back Jordan Proctor during a handoff drill Monday afternoon at historic Cameron Field.

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By PATRICK FORD Okmulgee Times Editor   The saying is true that “time flies.” A group of young adults will complete their high school careers this evening as they receive... + continue reading

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ANNOUNCMENTS Swim Team Registration is still open   Swim Lesson Registration is still open    WELLNESS TIP    If you work out with headphones, set the... + continue reading

Pictured at Tuesday’s meeting from left are  Lion Brenda Thompson, Clint Wilson, Anthony Nieto, and President Lion R.C. Morrow. (Photo and information provided by Dean Craig).

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