21 homes in Henryetta have been set up for abatement by the city council. While the abatement is still being planned, homeowners have been offered a 90 day window to pay off old bills and perform updates on the homes. Pictured here are homeowners Jeremy Scott and Joyce Moore who were front and center in the audience to find out about the future of their home.

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Friday, February 23, 2018
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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer The Henryetta City Council has started the process to tear down 21 dilapidated homes in Henryetta.  The decision came Tuesday during the regular city... + continue reading

Henryetta High School Senior, Shelby Bullard, is going to Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee for cheerleading. Bullard was at the high school library to sign college paperwork Tuesday. She was joined by parents Stacy Bullard and David Bullard and cheer coach Tracey Sontag.

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer On Tuesday, the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and tactical units were on the scene of a domestic incident... + continue reading

The Dewar Lady Dragon varsity basketball team kept their season alive for at least one more week after defeating Ripley to win the Class A, Area II, regional consolation title.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   AGRA - The Dewar Lady Dragons are three wins away from their first-ever state tournament appearance in varsity basketball. The Lady Dragons... + continue reading

The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity basketball team captured their first district championship in more than four years this past Friday at Meeker High School. The Knights edged past the host Meeker Bulldogs 62-59 to take home the Class 3A, Area II, District 3 title.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   MEEKER - It has been more than four years since the Henryetta Golden Knights took home a district championship in varsity basketball. The... + continue reading

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02/23/2018
By PATRICK FORD Times Editor Investigators are still sorting out details in a standoff Tuesday near Dewar that resulted in the arrest of a man on several complaints. The incident began around 11:20 a.m. Feb. 20 at a residence in the 26000 block of Bartlett Road, east of Dewar. Sheriff Eddy Rice said that a domestic incident being... + continue reading
02/23/2018
By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer A man has been arrested after attempting to break into the Henryetta Main Street Bowling Ally. The attempted break in occurred early Wednesday at around 4:07 a.m. According to Henryetta Police Chief, Steve Norman, Jason Harley Joe Greenwood was arrested at the bowling alley. Greenwood, 20, was booked into... + continue reading

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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 presented with a plaque by Henryetta Superintendent, Dwayne Noble and thanks for her years working to better Henryetta schools.  Her... + 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 celebrate with her.  A come and go afternoon farewell party will be held Sunday, Feb. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church. An open... + continue reading

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Henryetta junior Micah Lowe and the Knight varsity baseball team will look to battle for a spot in the Class 3A state tournament in 2018.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor The spring sports teams at Okmulgee Public Schools will begin their 2018 campaigns in the next few weeks. The Spring Sports programs at HPS consists of... + continue reading

The Dewar Lady Dragon varsity basketball team kept their season alive for at least one more week after defeating Ripley to win the Class A, Area II, regional consolation title.

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The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity basketball team captured their first district championship in more than four years this past Friday at Meeker High School. The Knights edged past the host Meeker Bulldogs 62-59 to take home the Class 3A, Area II, District 3 title.

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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 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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