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Firemen control large fire Sunday
Firemen control large fire Sunday

    Henryetta firemen were busy Sunday night making sure they won't face a [ ... ]

Green, VanMeter take first in OU indoor run

Henryetta high school had two runners take first in the OU indoor track and field competition this p [ ... ]

County Republican precinct meetings set

Okmulgee County Republicans will be meeting Feb. 3 to select delegates for the state convention.
Prec [ ... ]

Truck recovery has mixed emotions for owner
Truck recovery has mixed emotions for owner

The recovery of a stolen truck and trailer wound up with mixed emotions by the owner.
Shannon S [ ... ]

Stolen truck, trailer recovered, one arrested
Stolen truck, trailer recovered, one arrested

It appears as though a multi-state auto theft ring may be crashing down thanks to some i [ ... ]

Term limits, AG investigation part of bills this week

A measure recently filed in the House of Representatives would empower the Attorney General’s Offi [ ... ]

Anti-smoking ordinances explained to council
Anti-smoking ordinances explained to council

The benefits of anti-smoking ordinances were given to Henryetta city council members Tuesday n [ ... ]

Repairs being made to water plant
Repairs being made to water plant

Construction crews are busy getting forms in place at the city water plant.
When finished, conc [ ... ]

   

Featured photos

  • Lady Knights take consolation championship

    The Lady Knights brought home the consolation championship trophy Friday night at the Okmulgee County basketball tournament. Henryetta defeated the Wilson Lady Tigers 54-26 for the win. Click on the photo to watch the game video.

  • Fire breaks out south of Henryetta
    Fire breaks out south of Henryetta

    Crews from Henryetta, Dewar and Wilson were called in to fight a wildfire south of town Tuesday. The blaze started from embers left over from a controlled burn and spread into heavy timber. The rough terrain hampered efforts to battle the blaze with nearly 200 acres charred before it could be put out.

  • Grass fire spreads through pastures

    With Jim Hall Lake in the backgorund, Henryetta and Dewar fire crews were busy setting back fires to contain a large fire Sunday afternoon. The blaze was driven by strong winds from the northwest but no homes or outbuildings were in danger. See more about the battle by clicking on the photo.

  • Grass fire extinguished with little damage
    Grass fire extinguished with little damage

    The nearly spring-like weather Sunday saw fire crews hopping throughout the area. Several grass fires like the one above just west of Wilson scorched several hundred ares of pastureland. Henryetta and Wilson fire trucks were able to put out this blaze. Others were battled by firemen from the Plainview area near the Okmulgee-Okfuskee County line.

  • Wilson crowns Cheyenne Berryhill as queen
    Wilson crowns Cheyenne Berryhill as queen

    Cheyenne Berryhill was crowned Wilson high school basketball queen and Will Lehmkuhl became king during a special ceremony at the gym Jan. 13. Making up the royal court were: Allyson Neep and Kalem McQuay, freshmen; Bailey Lehmkuhl and Chance Edmundson, sophomores; Megan Williams, Ardianne Vaugn and Cody Jackson, Stormy Longan, Kaitlyn Sellers, Chasidee Farley, Raven Jones and Hanna Sandlin, seniors; Tihen Williams and Alec Ganote, escorts.

   
   
   

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County Republican precinct meetings set

Okmulgee County Republicans will be meeting Feb. 3 to select delegates for the state convention.
Prec [ ... ]

New year starts at golf course with dinner

The new year started off with heaping plates full of spaghetti Thursday night at the Hen [ ... ]

Thehenryettan.com website story told to Republican party members

The four-year-old Thehenryettan.com was featured Tuesday night at the Okmulgee County Republ [ ... ]

Senator Thompson talks to county Republicans

 State legislators are looking at a $350 million shortfall when they start deliberations. [ ... ]

   

School News

Henryetta Middle School honor roll listed

Henryetta's Middle School students were recognized for their academic effor [ ... ]

School bond plans to be given to Elementary Boosters

The proposed Henryetta school bond issue will be presented Tuesday night.
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Henryetta students honored for perfect attendance

1/5     There were 34 scholars a [ ... ]

School board introduced to Chromebook Tuesday

Part of the money from a proposed bond issue would be used to i [ ... ]

   

Sports News

Green, VanMeter take first in OU indoor run

Henryetta high school had two runners take first in the OU indoor track and field competition this p [ ... ]

HHS swimmers get first, second at meets

The first-year Henryetta swim team posted a pair of first place wins in two meets Thursday and [ ... ]

Awards given for Little League basketball stars

There was a whole lot of trophies and medals that will be adorning mantles and places of honor now t [ ... ]

Knights win, lady Knights lose in tourney openers

The Henryetta Knights and Lady Knights wound up with different results in their opening appear [ ... ]

Knights settle for third at tournament Saturday

One new trophy was added to the Henryetta display case Saturday but it was not the one t [ ... ]

Knights take squeaker from Wilburton Monday

It looked as though the championship title was on the line Monday evening when the Knights met [ ... ]

   

Police/Fire

Firemen control large fire Sunday
Firemen control large fire Sunday

    Henryetta firemen were busy Sunday night maki [ ... ]

Truck recovery has mixed emotions for owner
Truck recovery has mixed emotions for owner

The recovery of a stolen truck and trailer wound up with mixed emotio [ ... ]

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Lady Knights are county consolation champs

   

Henryetta defeats Morris in county tournament

   
   
   
   
   
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