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McIntosh Tumbling Competition Team in Henryetta had a great success with their Valentine’s Day chocolate-covered strawberry fundraiser this year.

Okmulgee County’s 11th Annual Skywarn Storm Spotter Training will be held on Monday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. at Green Country Technology Center.

Henryetta Rotary Club announced during their Tuesday meeting their annual Spring Dance is planned for Friday, March 8, pending City of Henryetta approval.

Sports

HENRYETTA - The Henryetta varsity basketball teams had their Senior Nite celebration spoiled Tuesday evening with a pair of losses to the visiting Beggs Golden Demons and Lady Demons.

PRESTON - The Preston varsity basketball teams closed out their regular-season finale Tuesday evening against the visiting Kellyville Ponies and Lady Ponies.

DEWAR - The Dewar varsity basketball teams saw their road to the state tournament come across a major roadblock this past Saturday evening at the Clell W. Henson Fieldhouse.

Commentary

February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Some suggestions – bake cookies for an elderly friend, let someone go in front of you in line, serve at a homeless shelter, pick up litter.

The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.

DEAR ABBY: Valentine's Day is here and, to be honest, I don't know much about St. Valentine. So I wonder if he meant the day to only be about lovers.

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

Sandra Kay McFerrin, 78, longtime resident of Preston, passed this life on Monday, Feb. 11, at her home surrounded by family. Kay was born Aug. 5, 1940, in Meadow, Texas, to W.C. Kennedy Jr.

A celebration of life for Thomas Henry Hughes, 67, resident of Arkansas, will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the First Christian Church in Henryetta. Mr. Hughes was born Oct.

Celebration of life services for Peggy Jo (Speir) (Glandon) Smith, 89, resident of Henryetta, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb.

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