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Sample ballots available for Nov. 4 election
Sample ballots available for Nov. 4 election

Okmulgee County voters have already started casting their ballots for the Nov. 4 general election.
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Wilson high, junior high October students of the month named
Wilson high, junior high October students of the month named

Wilson High School has named John Mahan and Kaitlyn Sellers as the students of the mon [ ... ]

Kevin Sweat wants to rescind guilty plea
Kevin Sweat wants to rescind guilty plea

Kevin Sweat is going to have yet another day in court.
The convicted triple murderer will be  [ ... ]

Sailing and lobstahs
Sailing and lobstahs

Recently I looked in a book that had definitions of names. I noticed that my name, "Chelsea," meant  [ ... ]

Dewar students to honor veterans Nov. 6

Dewar students will be honoring veterans with a special ceremony Nov. 6.
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Sales tax revenue shows third consecutive drop

For the third consecutive month, the sales tax return to Henryetta was slightly lower than a year ag [ ... ]

Wilson honor roll students listed

Now that the report cards have been sent home, Wilson school officials have released the honor roll  [ ... ]

Denea Green gets second Farmers Insurance grant
Denea Green gets second Farmers Insurance grant


Henryetta third grade teacher Denae Green is shown with the $2,500 check from Farmers Insuranc [ ... ]

   

Deaths-Obituaries

Vivian Vinita Kramer obituary

Vivian Vinita Kramer was born April 1, 1920 in Mason, to Joe Day and lilly Marler Oay. She died Oct. [ ... ]

Doyle Fletcher obituary

Doyle M Fletcher, a resident of Henryetta, died Oct. 27, 2014 in Henryetta at the age of 81. He was  [ ... ]

Lydia Scott obituary

Lydia Scott, a resident of Hitchita, died Oct. 27, 2014 in Hitchita at the age of 41. She was born J [ ... ]

Connie (Mouser) Fox obituary

Connie Jean Fox, a resident of Bethany, died Oct. 22, 2014 in Oklahoma City at the age of 60. Connie [ ... ]

   

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  • Methodist church sale, bean dinner this Saturday
    Methodist church sale, bean dinner this Saturday
    The gym at the Henryetta First United Methodist Church is filling up with items that will be on sale Saturday. The annual thrift sale and bean dinner will be held at the church throghout the day. The sale starts at 8 a.m. and the bena dinner at 10.
  • Culverts in place at Robertson Highway
    Culverts in place at Robertson Highway
    New, six-foot diameter culverts will be channeling water under Robertson Highway. The construction is nearly completed that will open the roadway in the northeast side of town. Flooding in June, 2013 washed out the decades-old bridge forcing traffic to detour several blocks out of the way. City crews have been clearing out the creek to enable better water flow and will be opening the roadway in the next few days. 
  • Colors retired for final time at Wall memorial
    Members of the Creek Nation Honor Guard performed the final retirement ceremony for the colors Sunday afternoon. The four-day visit of the Wall came to an end with a 21-gun salute and Taps while nearly 100 people stood in reverent silence. See more photos of the entire memorial by clicking on the photo.
  • Duncan home is honored as Yard of the Month
    Duncan home is honored as Yard of the Month
    June Duncan was all smiles this week as she received the Yard of the Month award. This was the second time the Duncan home has been recognized by the program sponsored by First Family Federal Credit Union and the Chamber of Commerce. Program chair Staci Alsover said two more yards will be selected, one in November and the second in December. "These selections will be based on the holiday decorations," Alsover said. Nominations may be turned in at First Family office or the chamber office.
  • Lots of reading material for sale
    Lots of reading material for sale
    There are yards and yards of books available as the Friends of the Henryetta Library book sale is underway. The sale started Monday and will continue through Oct. 29 at the Henryetta civic center. Librarian Joann Hott said the books cover a variety of interests with something for every age group. The sale starts at 9 each morning and will continue until 4 p.m.
  • Driveway work underway
    Driveway work underway
    The base is being prepared for a concrete drive and apron leading into the old armory. When the concrete is poured, only a few minor projects need to be completed before the Henryetta fire department moves from its current location at city hall. The old armory building was given to the city two years ago and has been undergoing renovation ever since. Fire chief David Bullard said the new location will enable firemen to respond to calls without worry about trains crossing Main Street. "We will be within a few minutes of just about everywhere in town," he said.
  • Kaleidoscope/US Cellular in new office
    Kaleidoscope/US Cellular in new office
    After nearly six months of renovation, the Kaleidoscope/US Celular office is back in its original building. The offce was gutted by fire last spring forcing the business to move two doors away. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this past week at the expanded office at 606 West Main with members of the Henryetta chamber of commerce and city officials on hand to mark the event.
  • Downtown Henryetta full of Kruisers
    Kruise Knight in Henryetta was a success Saturday. There were cars, trucks and motorcycles all along Main Street with everyone having fun. See more of the photos by clicking on the picture above.
  • All-School reunion brings old friends toghether
    There were a lot of, "Do you remember when," questions posed Saturday as former classmates gathered at the high school. The All-School Reunion started with coffee and ended with dinner and music Saturday evening. See more photos by clicking on the picture above.
   

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Kevin Sweat wants to rescind guilty plea
Kevin Sweat wants to rescind guilty plea

Kevin Sweat is going to have yet another day in court.
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Sweat gets three consecutive life sentences
Sweat gets three consecutive life sentences

Kevin Sweat will be spending the rest of his life in prison. Three of [ ... ]

   
   

Sports News

Green, VanMeter are state cross country champs - again
Green, VanMeter are state cross country champs - again

Henryetta high school cross country runners Colton Green and Daisy VanMeter were the talk of t [ ... ]

Youth basketball forms now available

Only a few weeks are left before the annual henryetta Youth Basketball League gets underway.
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Green, VanMeter tops at regionals Saturday
Green, VanMeter tops at regionals Saturday

Henryetta distance runners Colton Green and Daisy VanMeter were the easy winners in th [ ... ]

State title eludes Henryetta softball again
State title eludes Henryetta softball again

Thursday's 3A state championship softball title came so close to belonging to Henryett [ ... ]

   
   

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Church/Club News

Labor Day to be known as 'Dr. Smith Day'

The tennis history was relived again Saturday with over 100 former tennis players and booste [ ... ]

Tennis reunion set Oct. 25

Henryetta tennis players and fans will be getting together Saturday, Oct. 25 for a lunch and r [ ... ]

Church youth to help feed 400 families

Thanksgiving will be a happier holiday this year after a lot of planning and 30 hours of going [ ... ]

Church youth to live in cardboard city

There is going to be a cardboard "city" spring up at the skate park this weekend.
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School News

Wilson high, junior high October students of the month named

Wilson High School has named John Mahan and Kaitlyn Sellers a [ ... ]

Wilson honor roll students listed

Now that the report cards have been sent home, Wilson school officials have [ ... ]

Denea Green gets second Farmers Insurance grant


Henryetta third grade teacher Denae Green is shown with the $2,500 ch [ ... ]

Wilson school to honor vets Oct. 10

Area veterans are being invited to a special luncheon and assembly at Wilso [ ... ]

   
   
   
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