Three bridges will go out of service if not repaired soon, according to a recent inspection conducted by ODOT. Pictured is the bridge on Moore Street, located on the west side of town.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Citizens could lose their access to three Henryetta roads if bridges aren't repaired. In a recent inspection from Oklahoma Department of... + continue reading

Henryetta Hillcrest Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week last week. Hospitals around America honored the men and women who support the well-being of their communities. The beginning of the week-long event offered free fruit trays available to employees in the cafeteria, as well as drawings for door prizes. On Wednesday, Henryetta Hillcrest CEO Dee Renshaw served ice cream sundaes to employees. The fun did not stop there. On Thursday, Newman's Fire House Truck served free BBQ sandwiches to the team, and on Friday the hospital distributed free t-shirts to express their appreciation. Pictured is hopsital staff wearing their new shirts. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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The southbound lanes of US Highway 75 were closed nearly an hour on Friday due to a 4-vehicle injury collision. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) officers Brian Constanza and Brian Warren, the collision occurred in the construction zone at Banyan Road, one mile south of Okmulgee. ODOT assisted with traffic control, and Henryetta Wrecker responded with two wreckers. The lanes shut down at approximately 1:33 p.m. and were back open by 2:15. No other information was released. 
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Jeanette Cole was voted as prom queen at Saturday night's “mom prom” hosted at Henryetta Nazarene Church.
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Many students expect prom to be the best night of their lives. With fancy dresses, expensive meals, cool rides and awkward photography, the event is sure... + continue reading

The Henryetta High School graduating class of 2017 received their diplomas at Tuesday night's graduation ceremony located in the new gymnasium. See more photos on page 5B. 
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Monday, May 15, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Summer is here, and Henryetta is once again offering a place for kids to cool down.  The splash pad at McCutcheon Park is expected to open over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26.  In addition, more swing sets have arrived and are awaiting set up by city crews. Public Works Director Ron Casey said... + continue reading
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor  A second food box distribution site could appear in Henryetta. Henryetta Lions Club unanimously voted to donate $100 toward the construction of a second box to potentially be located at Henryetta First United Methodist Church.  The first box was installed three weeks ago by Henryetta Boy... + continue reading

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Pictured (L-R) is Zachary Thomas, Makayla Baxter, Dakota McKay and Dalton Key, members of HHS PASA. The students were introduced to the school board, congratulated for their recent production and made a request to join forces with the school in the future. Also at the meeting, the board approved to dedicate the baseball hitting facility to Nathan George.
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor The Henryetta baseball complex will receive a name change dedicated to Nathan George.  The decision came at Monday night's regular scheduled school board meeting when band director Alan Montgomery addressed board members regarding the change.  “Nathan George was a very important... + continue reading

Several parents and community members flocked to the Henryetta High School auditorium to congratulate the 2016-2017 kindergarten class at graduation on Monday night. The students will move up to the elementary building in August.  

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Henryetta senior Jarett Day fires a pass to a receiver during a passing drill during Monday’s spring practice session at historic Cameron Field. Day will be looked at as one of the options for the starting quarterback spot for the Knights in 2017.
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The sign on the west end of the Henryetta High School tennis supply building displays all of the team state champions and state runner-ups, as well as individual state champions, coaches awards, and individual All-State selections. Since 1967, Henryetta High School has captured three team state championships, six state runner-up titles, and 14 individual state championships. The HHS tennis program has also had a total of 13 individuals earn All-State honors since 1995.
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Henryetta’s Jordan Knox returns a serve during last Monday’s Class 4A regional tennis tournament in Henryetta. Knox came away with a fifth-place finish in No. 2 Singles action at the Class 4A state tennis championships at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center in downtown Oklahoma City last weekend.                 

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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor In less than 24 hours, today will become yesterday, and tomorrow will be today.  Time is an interesting concept. There are 1,440 minutes in a day;... + continue reading

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Dewar resident and Veteran Kenneth Cook celebrated his 90th birthday Thursday at the Dewar Community Center. Pictured (L-R) is Cook’s wife Faye, Cook and his son Charles Ray. Happy birthday, Kenneth and thank you for serving our country!
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Rick, Amy, Rusty and Eddie, children of Dale and Phyllis Crawford, invite family and friends to attend their parent’s 60th Wedding Anniversary. Dale and Phyllis were married south of Henryetta (Plainview Community) in her parent’s home on Dec. 15, 1956. Phyllis is the daughter of the late JC and Floye Graham. Dale is the eldest son of the late Eddie and Ida Crawford, formerly of Pharoah. They are grandparents to 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The 60th Anniversary Celebration will be at 2 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 17 at Allen Freewill Baptist Church, three miles north of Weleetka on Hwy 75. Come and join us in this monumental celebration. No gifts please.
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The Clay family, Paula Harjo, Gail Clay, Ilene and Fred Clay.

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