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Hundreds enjoy golf course firework show
Hundreds enjoy golf course firework show

Over 500 people of all ages were on hand Friday night to enjoy the fireworks show at the Henryetta golf course.
The evening started with a dinner hosted by the Ladies Golf Association. Fu [ ... ]

Two injured in I-40 crash Thursday night

Two people were treated at the Henryetta Medical Center for injuries they received around 10:30 Thursday night in a crash on I-40.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a 2006 GMC was being driven eastbound [ ... ]

Jeremy Roberts cited for 10 years with Edward Jones
Jeremy Roberts cited for 10 years with Edward Jones

Jeremy Roberts, the financial advisor for Henryetta's Edward Jones office, has been recognized for a decade of service to the community.
Roberts received the Edward Jones Service Award for ten ye [ ... ]

Two injured in Thursday morning crash

Two Okmulgee residents were injured in a crash shortly before 10 Thursday morning a mile north of Henryetta.
The two, Bruce Webb, jr., 28, and Betty Milligan, 62, were in a 2009 Dodge SUV that was park [ ... ]

Henryettan charged with cattle theft
Henryettan charged with cattle theft

Henryettan Kiley Johnson has been arrested in connection with the theft of 17 calves and 13 cows in Okmulgee County.
Johnson, 19, is charged with eight counts of larceny of livestock. He was book [ ... ]

Safety tips given for Fourth of July fun
Safety tips given for Fourth of July fun

This Fourth of July, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks. The American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the ho [ ... ]

Pigeon problems can be solved
Pigeon problems can be solved

        By Roy Madden,
Executive Director,
Henryetta Chamber of Commerce
Some structures on Henryetta’s Main Street are and have been experiencing the intrus [ ... ]

Summer recreation projects discussed by city manager

This year the city has been putting more emphasis on making recreational facilities available to residents.
That work has included rehabilitating the beach area at Nichols Park as well as i [ ... ]

   

Golf course fireworks show

   

Featured photos

  • Fire destroys pickup Saturday
    Fire destroys pickup Saturday

    The driver of this pickup escaped with no injuries Saturday afternoon when her truck caught fire west of town. The driver was going south on the county line road when she said she saw flames coming around the floorboard next to her feet. She was able to stop the vehicle and get out before the Ford truck was completely engulfed.

  • Teachers get training in STEM education
    Teachers get training in STEM education

    The start of the school year will see an emphasis on science, technology, math and engineering (STEM). to meet that need, several teachers from Henryetta are receiving training this summer in classroom applications. This past week, Ashley Burton, Denae Green, Stefan Lane, Ashley Corn, Jenny Hunnicut, and Cheryl Boatner attended the Lead the Way training at Tulsa. The program was taught in Tulsa by Oklahoma State University. More teachers will be going to similar classes in July.

  • Rock, Pat Ennis are June Yard of the Month winners
    Rock, Pat Ennis are June Yard of the Month winners

    Carefully-tended flowers are in abundance at the home of Rock and Pat Ennis in Henryetta. The couple, who have been married over 65 years, were named winners of the June Yard of the Month contest this week. Located on North Eighth Street, the Henryettans received a gift basket from First Family Federal Credit Union and a $25 gift certificate from Classic Diner. Another yard will be selected in July. Watch for the nomination form available at www.thehenryettan.com

  • Computer classroom renovation underway
    Computer classroom renovation underway

    It may look rough now but in a few weeks, this classroom will be buzzing with computers. Work is underway at Henryetta Middle School in preparation to expand the computer educaiton as part of the emphasis being put on STEM in the school system. Groundbreaking is planned in late August for the new STEM building that was part of the $9 million school bond issue passed earlier this year.

   
   
   

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Sports News

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  [ ... ]

Bombers heading to World Series tournament

The Henryetta Bombers 12 and under baseball team members are world series contenders.
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2015 HHS football schedule released

The HHS Knights have two road games opening their 2015 football season next September.
According to c [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

Single stroke separates winners at Spring Fling golf tourney

One stroke separated first and second place when the dust cleared at the Henryetta Golf  [ ... ]

   

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Church/Club News

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 [ ... ]

HHS football is topic for Rotarians Tuesday

 It may be time for summer vacation but members of the Henryetta Knights football team  [ ... ]

County democrats to meet Tuesday

Okmulgee County Democrats will be meeting Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
County vice-chair Tom Taton sa [ ... ]

   

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School News

MaKayla Baxter to perform on stage

Summer sees many Henryetta students participating in camps ranging fr [ ... ]

1973 grads hold reunion

Father's Day weekend was a perfect opportunity for a group of f [ ... ]

Questions arise over school board executive session


School board president James Williams (left) is shown holding up a ce [ ... ]

1985 HHS grads rekindle friendships

It was 30 years ago when a fresh-faced group of seniors got the [ ... ]

   

Police/Fire

Two injured in I-40 crash Thursday night

Two people were treated at the Henryetta Medical Center for injuries they r [ ... ]

Two injured in Thursday morning crash

Two Okmulgee residents were injured in a crash shortly before 10 Thursday m [ ... ]

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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