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Henryetta business offers “Bread of Life”

The Bread House in Henryetta is nearing their oneyear anniversary of opening.

Building, maintaining sovereignty primary importance for Osage people

The exchange of lush, green woodlands for the dry, unwanted land of Indian Territory came with plot twists.

Okmulgee Chamber celebrates 19th Amendment with August 22 event

Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kay Rabbitt-Brower says a third tea is being added to the Chamber’s celebration of the 19th Amendment ratification centennial on August 22.

Sports

Lady Knights look to vanquish 2020 season

Henryetta High School’s fast-pitch squad is hard at work preparing for the 2020 season.

For almost a decade, the city’s fields have only seen little league teams play during the summer months.

Little league football season is just around the corner with teams set to start official practice on Monday, Aug. 3.

Commentary

Confession is good for the soul

I can’t believe I am going to tell this!

However, I’ve heard confession is good for the soul. So, today I confess.

I have this weakness for dishes! There, I admitted it!

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“We all get so involved in our silly little lives that we have made for ourselves to where we don’t have the time to do anything for God,” says Travis, age 12.

Virtual Heroes Ball is a rousing success

Thank you to everyone who was a part of the fourth annual Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) Heroes Ball last Friday night. It was a success beyond even our best hopes.

Lifestyle

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Pam Harvey (above), an escrow officer, was the special guest speaker for the July 28 meeting of the Henryetta Lions Club. She introduced her new business, Oklahoma Secured Title, to members.

Trinity Lutheran Church

This Sunday is the Eight Sunday after Trinity. The readings are from Jeremiah 23:16-29, Acts 20:27-38 and Matthew 7:15-23

There is not enough positive news in the world these days.

With the constant barrage of politics and pandemic updates, it is hard to maintain an upbeat view.

Obituaries

John D. Kell

John “Buster” D. Kell, 86, resident of Morris, passed away Wednesday, July 29. John was born Feb. 11, 1934 in Twin Oaks to Perry and Pearl (Cockrell) Kell.

Funeral services for Betty J. Williamson, 87, resident of Henryetta, will be Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Williamson officiating.

Funeral services for Sidney Lee, 79, lifetime resident of Henryetta, are pending under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home.

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