The Okmulgee Quarterback Club will gather items for the 1st Annual Bulldog Rummage Sale, which is set to take place July 10-11. According to Jennifer Foster, Quarterback Club president, items can be donated at Okmulgee Mini Storage, located on 20th Street. A canopy will be set up in front of the storage unit on June 9 from 4-7 p.m. and June 18 from 4-7 p.m.
It all starts somewhere. That first moment you walk out onto a field, you feel what means to be a team and be a part of a program that strives to make you better. The JJ Watt Foundation is boosting up Okmulgee County schools with grants dedicated to help middle school athletic programs. Henryetta, Beggs, Morris and Dewar were all awarded grants to help purchase new equipment for their respective middle school athletic programs ranging from football to track to baseball.
If I could jump high enough to click my heels together (and land still standing) and sing a verse of "Welcome Back, Kotter", you might understand the joy of our Lions Club being able to begin meeting again each Tuesday. I'm sure there are a lot of us who didn't think the four walls could close in on us so much and so often during the past several months. But TGIBU (thank God it's behind us), hopefully!
Lots of work has gone into preparing for the 24th Okmulgee Summer Multi-cultural Enrichment Program. This year’s event will be a remote learning experience for Okmulgee Cunty children. Pictured are Rae Ann Wilson, Ivorie Okonoboh, Angie Franks, Pearlie Daniels and Inez Bird. At right, Daniels and Bird put together the packets students will pick up on beginning today.
Okmulgee County remains at 25 total cases of COVID-19 with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reporting 23 total recoveries, according to data released from the OSDH at press time Thursday. Two active cases remain inside the county.