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Local leaders going to annual training
Local leaders going to annual training

Leaders from the Okmulgee County Consortium will join more than 1,500 substance abuse prevention specialists from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2015 Mid-Y [ ... ]

Good days get better
Good days get better

Just recently I have had occasions to just think deeply and come up with a marvelous thought. You see, the Lion of Oz fame and I share a common wish and occasionally it gets the better of us. But I wa [ ... ]

Smelter site cleanup visited by DEQ Tuesday
Smelter site cleanup visited by DEQ Tuesday


Henryetta mayor Jennifer Clason was presented a certificate recognizing the cleanup of lead and asbestos at the old armory building. Kelly Dixon, ODEQ Land Protection Division head made the pres [ ... ]

Nazarene sets VBS Fun Run

The Children’s Ministries Department at Henryetta Church of the Nazarene invites all children to participate in their Vacation Bible School Fun Run. The VBS will be Aug. 3 through 7, from 6:30 to 8  [ ... ]

Great weekend at Nichols spoiled by trash
Great weekend at Nichols spoiled by trash

A Henryetta family says they were delighted and angered in two visits to Nichols Park this past weekend.
The husband and wife spent a part of Saturday on a drive through the park watching people  [ ... ]

All-School reunion schedule released
All-School reunion schedule released

Everything from a football game to "cruising' Main" is going to bring back memories for former Henryettans in October.
The 2015 All-School Reunion will be held Oct. 15 through 18 according to reg [ ... ]

Quake shakes up part of Henryetta, state Monday
Quake shakes up part of Henryetta, state Monday

Back to back 4.0 and 4.5 earthquakes sent a Monday greeting across the state.
The two large tremblors were located some three miles northeast of Crescent in Logan County. According to the USGS, [ ... ]

Night watching at the Blackstone mine
Night watching at the Blackstone mine

By Earl Goldsmith
While going to night school in Tulsa two nights a week during the 1950 summer break, I spent the rest of my time working in my father’s office in Henryetta’s Morgan Building [ ... ]

   

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  • Getting ready for school to start
    Getting ready for school to start

    Some students were more than ready to get enrolled at Henryetta elementary Tuesday morning. The first day of pre-enrollment was held with parents filling out the forms while their wide-eyed children started thinking about their first day in class. Enrollment continues Wednesday for pre-school, kindergarten and elementary grade levels. An open house is scheduled Aug. 19 and classes start the following day.

  • Sains home is Yard of the Month winner
    Sains home is Yard of the Month winner

    Linda Sains has been taking care of her yard on West Broadway throughout the rain and heat and it paid off this week. Her efforts were rewarded by being selected as Yard of the Month for July. Staci Alsover and Angel Ellis were on hand to present her with a gift basket and the sign that will be in her yard for the coming month. Nominations are now being taken for the August winner.

  • Grass fire ignited by transformers
    Grass fire ignited by transformers

    An overheated transformer is suspected to be the cause of a grass fire Thursday afternoon. Witnesses at G&H Decoy said the transformer on Dewar Avenue spilled some burning lubricant onto the overgrown lot below it. Henryetta firemen extinguished the blaze before it could spread to nearby buildings.

  • Splash pad base being prepared
    Splash pad base being prepared

    Workers were finally able to get through the last of the bedrock and are hooking up the water lines for the splash pad this week. In the photo above, the base for the restrooms is getting ready to be poured while a heavy equipment operator is smoothing out the bed for the splashpad foundation.

  • Semi crash slows traffic Thursday
    Semi crash slows traffic Thursday

    A semi went off the road just north of the Deep Fork River Thursday morning causing a slowdown in southbound traffic. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it took several hours to get the big rig pulled out of the ditch. That blocked all southbound motorists for a short time. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

   
   
   

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Youngsters get trophies Friday night

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Friday night saw a lot of happy youngsters holding o [ ... ]

Bombers heading to World Series tournament

The Henryetta Bombers 12 and under baseball team members are world series contenders.
Aft [ ... ]

Bombers place second in World Series

For a few minutes it looked as though the Henryetta Bombers would be World Series champi [ ... ]

Still time to register for sports, life skills camp


Josh Heupel and some of the coaches and athletes at the camp last summer. For the second  [ ... ]

Three area teams heading to Kansas City

Three area girls fast-pitch teams will be heading to Kansas City in July for their appearance  [ ... ]

Football camp gets youngsters ready for season

Every practice starts with stretching exercise. This group of future football stars got  [ ... ]

   

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Church/Club News

Nazarene sets VBS Fun Run

The Children’s Ministries Department at Henryetta Church of the Nazarene invites all children to p [ ... ]

Schulter Baptist sets VBS next week

Area youngsters from three years old through sixth grade are invited to participate in the Schulter  [ ... ]

New Lions Club members honored Wednesday

The Henryetta Lions Club grew by 14 new members this past year. To mark that growth Wedn [ ... ]

Keith Estes honored as outgoing Rotary head

Keith Estes turned the reins of the Henryetta Rotary Club over to incoming president Jay [ ... ]

   

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School News

All-School reunion schedule released

Everything from a football game to "cruising' Main" is going to bring [ ... ]

2015-16 school enrollment set July 28, 29

Henryetta enrollment dates for pre-school, kindergarten and elementary grad [ ... ]

Hirings, swim team, open house handled by school board

A couple of school vacancies were filled Monday night and four resign [ ... ]

New after school program outlined Monday

Henryetta school board members are looking at a new program for grade [ ... ]

   

Police/Fire

Lawsuit filed over taser dart

A taser dart in the eye has resulted in a lawsuit being filed against the c [ ... ]

Robbery suspect captured after foot chase Monday
Robbery suspect captured after foot chase Monday

A foot chase across Interstate 40 ended with a robbery suspect  [ ... ]

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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