Pictured is 2017 homecoming king and queen Avery Moore and Fallon Rodgers with their royal court. See more photos on page 4B.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor The 2017 football homecoming king and queen were chosen Friday night.  Seniors Avery Moore, king crowned queen Fallon Rodgers during the pre-game... + continue reading

The Okmulgee County District 3 barn saw significant damage in Sunday evening's storm, including a destroyed brick sign and five caved-in doors.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Heavy winds, rain and hail caused widespread damage to the Henryetta area Sunday evening. Several residents reported downed trees and short-term power... + continue reading

A U.S Marine Corps Captain visited Henryetta last week while running across the country. Maggie Seymour, 31, is taking a 100-day journey to run across the country from San Diego to Virginia Beach. The purpose of her run is to raise money and awareness for Gold Star Families, which supports special needs athletes and veterans. The run initially began on July 22, and is expected to end on Oct. 28. Seymour said she covers approximately 33 miles a day, and will end with a total of 2,800 miles ran. While in Henryetta, Seymour visited with former Marine and Historical Society president Mike Doak and Historical Society board member Nancy Miller.
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Above, Henryetta wide receiver Kolby Kinslow hauls in a pass during last Friday’s home game against Commerce. Kinslow and the Knights fell to 0-4 on the year after suffering a 37-16 setback to the Tigers at historic Cameron Field. Below, Henryetta senior quarterback Jarett Day fires a pass downfield during last Friday’s Homecoming game against Commerce. Day was 9 of 20 passing for 91 yards and 2 TDs in the Knights’ 37-16 setback. (Photos by Tom Turner)

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   HENRYETTA - For the second-straight year, the Henryetta Golden Knights have started a varsity football season with four-consecutive losses.... + continue reading

Pictured (L-R) is the 2017-2018 FFA leadership team members: president Morgan Dumond, sentinel Ryan Clark, secretary Nathan Welch, treasurer Skyla Notley, reporter Cheyenne VanMeter and vice president Hannah Baldwin.
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Friday, September 15, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Leaders are in the making.  Six Henryetta High School students were elected Monday to serve on the Henryetta Future Farmers of America (FFA) officer... + continue reading

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By PATRICK FORD Times Editor The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday. According to the OSBI, an Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office deputy was involved in a pursuit of a vehicle. The pursuit came to an end in the area of Gun Club and Mission Road. The suspect, Chris... + continue reading
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Get the bait ready.  The Henryetta Knight Fishing Team is hosting a tournament fundraiser Oct. 7 at Okemah Lake, 6:30 a.m-2 p.m. The raised funds will go toward tournament entry fees, transportation, motels and tackle supplies.  The fishing team began four years ago, after senior Bo Adams... + continue reading

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The Henryetta Chamber welcomed U.S. Cellular Premier as their newest Chamber member on Wednesday.  The business is located at 1600 S. Wood Drive in Okmulgee. They offer services for Okmulgee, Henryetta and the surrounding areas. The company provides wireless plans, phones and devices and electronic accessories for home and car connectivity. Pictured (L-R) is Trey Mackey, Dez Butler, Nora Henderson, Rylan Brockett, Anshante Rivera and Travis Cheatham. 
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Henryetta senior Seth Munoz (1) looks for an open receiver during last Friday’s road game against Beggs. The Knights will look to break their winless streak tonight when they play host to the Commerce Tigers. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at historic Cameron Field with Homecoming Festivities taking place prior to the contest at 6 p.m.
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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor After three games, only one Okmulgee County varsity football team remains unbeaten in 2017. Two others have one loss after three games, one team is 1-2, and the other two squads are still searching for their first win of the season. The Dewar Dragons, who punched their ticket to the postseason without... + continue reading

Pictured is HHS PASA singing the National Anthem at the 9/11 flag pole dedication ceremony in Schulter. Members present were MaKayla Baxter, Taylor Graffman, Zach Thomas, Tyler Sisson, Leia Howton, Shayna Arthur, Dalton Key and Dakota McKay. 
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Approximately 412 emergency workers died trying to save lives during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  WoodmenLife, Henryetta High School Performing Arts Student Association (HHS PASA) and other county residents honored those men with a flag dedication ceremony at Schulter Fire Department... + continue reading

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Above, Henryetta wide receiver Kolby Kinslow hauls in a pass during last Friday’s home game against Commerce. Kinslow and the Knights fell to 0-4 on the year after suffering a 37-16 setback to the Tigers at historic Cameron Field. Below, Henryetta senior quarterback Jarett Day fires a pass downfield during last Friday’s Homecoming game against Commerce. Day was 9 of 20 passing for 91 yards and 2 TDs in the Knights’ 37-16 setback. (Photos by Tom Turner)

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   HENRYETTA - For the second-straight year, the Henryetta Golden Knights have started a varsity football season with four-consecutive losses.... + continue reading

Henryetta senior Seth Munoz (1) looks for an open receiver during last Friday’s road game against Beggs. The Knights will look to break their winless streak tonight when they play host to the Commerce Tigers. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at historic Cameron Field with Homecoming Festivities taking place prior to the contest at 6 p.m.
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Henryetta sophomore Austen Macaluso (24) looks for running room while the Henryetta offensive line attempt to open up a running lane in last Friday’s road game at Beggs.
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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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