News

An Oklahoma Municipal League Honor Roll of Service award was presented to City of Henryetta employee Jason Gold by Mayor Jennifer Munholland at the Jan.

Okmulgee County Relay For Life will hold an Event Leadership Team meeting on Monday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant in Henryetta.

John Eddy Auctioneering LLC was welcomed as a new member of the Henryetta Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. John and his wife Teresa have lived in Henryetta for nine years.

Sports

In 2003, the eight Okmulgee County superintendents met to discuss the return of the prestigious county high school basketball tournament.

HENRYETTA - For the second time in a span of five days, the Henryetta Lady Knight varsity basketball team suffered a double-digit loss at home to the Eufaula Lady Ironheads.

DEWAR - The Dewar varsity basketball teams snapped their 2-game losing streaks Tuesday evening with victories over the visiting Butner Eagles and Lady Eagles at the Clell W. Henson Fieldhouse.

Commentary

It seems hard to believe, but the Grand Old Post Office (GOPO) Student Housing in downtown Okmulgee has been in operation for a full year.

As a Cherokee, I’m familiar with the trust responsibility of the federal government to Native Americans.

DEAR ABBY: I have a friend I'll call Rose who likes to brag about how cheap she is. Sometimes when we're talking, she will interrupt me and ask, "How do you like my pants?

Lifestyle

Greenlie Joy Jones recently celebrated her fourth birthday with some WICKED FUN! She chose a be-WITCHING theme complete with costumes!

Henryetta Elementary School Teachers of the Month for November were (pictured above) August Smith and (pictured below) Sherry Miller.

John Eddy was the special guest speaker at the Henryetta Lions Club meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27. He and his wife, Teresa, have lived in Henryetta for nine years.

Obituaries

No services are planned at this time for Andres Romero, 75, resident of Henryetta. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rogers Funeral Home. Mr. Romero was born Nov. 26, 1943, in LanLunus, N.M.

Funeral services for Robert Beesley, 48, current resident of Tulsa, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Schaudt Okmulgee Funeral Service. Visitation was from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan.

No services are planned at this time for Clinton Leon Shaffer, 60, resident of Fox, Ark. Arrangements have been entrusted to Roller Coffman Funeral Home in Mountain View, Ark. Mr.

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