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The Okmulgee County YMCA has extended the closure of its facilities until April 30.

OK Kids Baseball Association has rescheduled important dates for the 2020 little league season.

Tips provided to help boost immune system

STILLWATER, Okla. – A strong immune system is important anytime, but this is especially true in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports

County powerlifting stars see state tournament taken away

Several Okmulgee County powerlifters perfected their form and battled their way to the top of their division in the 2020 season, but they’ll never be able to finish out the year at the state champi

COVID-19 disrupts county teams’ journeys

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities (OSSAA) Board of Directors unanimously approved OSSAA Executive Director David Jackson’s recommendation to cancel the 2020 Spring Sports season and the Stat

Turning over a new leaf

Louie Turner wore many hats when he was the president of the Beggs Youth Baseball and Softball Little Leagues.

Commentary

Feeding Kids on a Budget

Oh my! Things changed so much in the last couple weeks or so.

Books by Peck enjoyed locally

April 5, 1934 is the birth date of American novelist Richard Peck.

If we’re being honest, I was one of those women who, before having kids, would often say when I saw a child acting up, “My children would NEVER act that way.”

Lifestyle

Editor’s Note: Be aware many churches are now live streaming or recording their services to broadcast to their congregations.

Trinity Lutheran Church

“I won’t call names or hit people,” says Heather, 8.

This Sunday, March 22 is the Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare).

Readings for this Sunday are Isaiah 49:8–13, Galatians 4:21–31 and John 6:1–15.

Obituaries

Bonnie Marie Green

Bonnie Marie Green, 80, a lifetime resident of Henryetta, passed away Sunday morning, March 29, at her home in Henryetta. Bonnie was born Sept.

Graveside services for Everlee Wren Myer, 4 months, resident of Henryetta, were Tuesday, March 31, at 2 p.m. at Westlawn Cemetery under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.

Leslie H. Penequine

Leslie H. Penequine, 76, resident of Norman, passed away March 23. Leslie was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Henryetta to Homer Franklin Penequine Jr. and Ruth Pauline (Caywood) Berkey.

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