Brandy Cunningham receives a plaque for her years of service to Henryetta Public Schools.

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer The Henryetta school board said goodbye to Brandy Cunningham after Monday nights meeting.  Cunningham had served on the school board for six years. She was... + continue reading

During FACS Day at the Capitol, Dr. Paula Tripp welcomes Taylor Graffman into the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State Universtiy, Stillwater. Taylor signed and received a certificate  recognizing his intent to become a Family & Consumer Science teacher.  When asked why he chose this path, Taylor replied, "I feel that these are the most important classes taught in the high school.  They teach real life skills and how to survive on your own." Taylor is pictured with  Dr. Tripp, who is the coordinator of the Family & Consumer Sciences Education Program and Jan Prahl, FCS teacher at Henryetta.

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer After over 22 years working for the Henryetta Free-Lance, former editor Nancy Miller is officially retiring.  She is inviting anyone who is interested to come... + continue reading

Henryetta Schools Superintendent Dwayne Noble (left) accepted a gift from Senator Roger Thompson (far right) of the graphic Oklahoma History books written by Henryettan Kathryn Shurden. Mayor Jennifer Clason (center left) shows off the printed copy of Shurden’s book, “From Many Nations to Oklahoma Statehood in Three, Two, One.” Mrs. Kathy Snyder (center right) will oversee the installation of the eBook copies on HHS student computers. The graphic history book published by You Are Here Curriculum supplements teaching Oklahoma History and is now being used by schools across the state.

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Henryetta High School students can now learn Oklahoma’s story of statehood through electronic graphic history books, thanks to a gift from Oklahoma State Senator Roger Thompson (R-Okemah).... + continue reading
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By PATRICK FORD Times Editor A charge of first degree manslaughter has been filed  against a Mustang woman who was involved in a fatality accident in December 2017. Jennifer Renae... + continue reading

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02/16/2018
By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer The Henryetta VFW is teaming up with Disabled American Veterans to feed hungry veterans in the area.  The food will be provided entirely by the Disabled American Veterans. Food will be distributed on March 30, then every 90 days thereafter.  Distribution will be held at the First Methodist... + continue reading
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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer A Community Clothing Swap is being planned by the Facebook group, Moms Around Okmulgee County.  The event is free for everyone and is planned for Saturday, March 24 from 12 to 5 p.m. The swap will be held at the Family Video located at 400 S. Wood Dr. in Okmulgee.  Donations are being accepted... + continue reading

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KJRH was out with McIntosh resident Sally Strong to interview her about the plight of several horses in the area. Strong had recently contacted the McIntosh County Sheriff Office about a dead horse that can be seen along N. 3960 road.

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer The McIntosh County Sheriff”s office is investigating an animal cruelty case after being alerted to the neglect by a concerned neighbor.  McIntosh resident Sally Strong travels North 3960 Rd nearly every day to pick up her granddaughter from school.  During one of the trips, Strong says she... + continue reading

Rob Pope is currently running across America for the fifth time.

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer Rob Pope is finishing up his fifth run across America and Wednesday his route took him through Henryetta. He stopped by the Henryetta Free-Lance to introduce himself and ask about the town. According to his personal website, Pope describes himself at an emergency veterinarian by night and runner by day.... + continue reading
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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer Two candidates have been announced for the upcoming school board election on Tuesday, February 13.  David Bullard and Misty Sweeney are both running for the open seat.  Sweeney is a Henryetta graduate who is raising three children while running her own business here in town.  She wants to... + continue reading

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Henryetta sophomore Bayliegh Nye (20) attempts to snare a rebound during Tuesday’s county showdown with Morris at the Henryetta Event Center.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   HENRYETTA - The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity basketball team took the season series with their arch rivals, the Morris Eagles, this past... + continue reading

The Dewar Lady Dragons captured the district championship this past Saturday with a 52-18 victory over the Oilton Lady Panthers in Oilton. The Lady Dragons will now advance to the regional semifinals this Thursday against Davenport in Agra.

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Henryetta junior Emily Potter (32) passes to an open teammate during Wednesday’s home game against Kellyville.

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Henryetta junior Zavier Pelley (40) puts up a shot during a recent home contest. Pelley and the Knights split their recent road games at Stigler and Eufaula.

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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor In order to better accommodate our readers, several changes are being made to your Henryetta Free-Lance Newspaper.  Included in those changes is a... + 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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