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News

Okmulgee County’s unemployment rate increased in January according to the latest figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.

Regina Carlson (above) with the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) Outreach Program was the guest speaker during the Henryetta Rotary Club meeting on March 20.

OSU Institute of Technology’s annual Student Scholarship & Donor Recognition Banquet, held March 12, presented students and patrons an evening to meet and greet while giving students a genuine

Sports

HENRYETTA - For the first time in 2019, the Henryetta Golden Knight baseball team sits at above .500 thanks to a pair of run-rule wins over the visiting Okmulgee Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon.

BEGGS - The Morris varsity slowpitch softball team dropped back-to-back games at the annual Beggs Under Armour Classic.

HENRYETTA - The Henryetta Golden Knights evened their season record at 4-4 Monday afternoon with a 21-2 thrashing of the visiting Midway Chargers.

Commentary

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Despite the opioid crisis leading to the deaths of more than 70,000 Americans by drug overdoses, only one in ten Americans with an addiction receives treatment.

Lifestyle

Kent and Linda Pharaoh recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary! They were married on March 15, 1969 in Columbus, GA.

Phyllis Chaney celebrated her 75th birthday in 2018 with a Christmas Disney Cruise on the Disney Wonder Ship arranged by her daughter Vicki.

Greenlie Joy Jones recently celebrated her fourth birthday with some WICKED FUN! She chose a be-WITCHING theme complete with costumes!

Obituaries

Donald Ray Swanstrom, 85, resident of Okmulgee, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 19, in Okmulgee. Don was born April 2, 1933, in Nora Nebraska to Herman and Elena Swanstrom.

Funeral services for E.F. Grant, Jr., 88, resident of Burkburnett, Texas and formerly of Henryetta, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, at Integrity Chapel.

Private memorial services will be held for Ricky Lynn Taber, 66, resident of Newalla. Arrangements are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service. Mr. Taber was born Jan.

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