Emilio Mexican Restaruant staff took a few minutes out of their busy schedule to pose for a picture in front of their new business located at 10029 Old U.S. Hwy. 62 (former location of Pig Out Palace/Cowboy Corner) in Henryetta. Pictured (left to right): Tony Llamas, Bubba Boyd, Ashlyn Boyd-Llamas (manager), Michelle Boyd (owner), Andrew Ibarra and Ramon Llamas. Not pictured: Carlos Maso and Aspen Wardlow.

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Friday, May 25, 2018
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By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Henryettans have a new choice in authentic Mexican cuisine. After nearly four months of remodeling, including painting and updating kitchen equipment, Emilio... + continue reading

Virginia “Blue Jeans” Jenner visited Henryetta on Monday about her campaign for District 2 U.S. Representative. In order to show she has a sense of humor, she said, she will wear her Dolly Clown suit to campaign in. Helping with her campaign was her husband, John “Papa” Kyle Goddard, who was also dressed as a clown.

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Friday, May 25, 2018
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By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Virginia “Blue Jeans” Jenner visited the Free-Lance Monday where she provided more information about her candidacy as Democrat for U.S.... + continue reading

Henryetta High School Gym boasted a full house comprised of parents, family members, students and community members on May 18 for Senior Graduation. Mackenzie Voorhees was among the graduating Henryetta Seniors awarded their high school diploma. Diplomas were presented to seniors by Henryetta School Board President James Williams. More graduation photos can be found on pages 4B and 5B in the Wednesday, May 23 edition.

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Henryetta graduate, Abbi Green, was named Creek Nation Athlete of the Month for May. Pictured is Green with the Henryetta High School girls golf State Runner-up Trophy.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Abbigail Green of Henryetta was recently named Muscogee Creek Nation’s Athlete of the Month. On March 14, Abbi signed a letter of intent to play golf for Seminole State College. She plans... + continue reading

A Wednesday night fire broke out at the Anchor Glass Plant in Henryetta. After gas lines were checked and it was safe to enter, area fire departments had the blaze quickly under containment.  Seventy-five employees were present at the time and all were safe and accounted for with the exception of one employee who suffered from heat exhaustion, according to Henryetta Fire Chief David Bullard. Responding fire departments were Henryetta, Dewar, Schulter, Wilson and Morris.

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Friday, May 18, 2018
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By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Henryetta Fire Department Chief David Bullard said he received calls about Anchor Glass Plant being on fire around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. Chief Bullard reported... + continue reading

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05/25/2018
By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Henryetta FFA Officer Team members for the 2018-2019 school year were recently elected at Henryetta High School. In addition to electing new officers, Henryetta FFA just received a $15,000 grant that will be used to buy a CNC plasma metal cutting machine. The machine will be used to make metal artwork and... + continue reading
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By KAITLYN DILLARD Staff Writer A case that would determine whether the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s territory is still Indian country is set to be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court it announced Monday. The review of Royal vs. Murphy would determine whether Congress disestablished the Creek Nations’ boundaries and if the State of... + continue reading

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Henryetta Class of 2018 Senior Boys enjoyed the annual Senior Boys BBQ lunch on Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. Jim Goodman was the guest speaker for the event.

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Ryan Swallow and Bunyan Johnson, pictured, have been hired to become head coaches at Henryetta High School in 2018-19. Swallow will take over the head softball duties, while Johnson will roam the sideline this coming basketball season as the head boys basketball coach at HHS. Both Swallow and Johnson were coaches at Beggs Public Schools this past school year.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   Okmulgee County sports fans will notice several changes in the head coaching ranks at five of the eight high schools in the 2018-19 school year. There will be a total of 12 new head coaches roaming the sidelines around the county this upcoming sports season. Four of the six county... + continue reading

Beta Sigma Phi sorority hosted a Senior Tea for the 2018 Henryetta graduating girls on Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church. Guest speaker at the tea was Henryetta resident and Certified Public Accountant, Melissa Williams. She spoke to the Senior girls about not letting self-doubt, fear or failures stand in the way of accomplishing their dreams. 

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Henryetta receiver Jean Pixler (4) hauls in a touchdown pass during Monday’s spring football practice at historic Cameron Field. The Knights are using the 10-day spring practice session to begin preparations for the upcoming 2018 varsity football season which will get underway August 31 at home against Morris.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   HENRYETTA - The Henryetta Golden Knight varsity football team began preparations for the upcoming 2018 campaign Monday morning with the first... + continue reading

Ryan Swallow and Bunyan Johnson, pictured, have been hired to become head coaches at Henryetta High School in 2018-19. Swallow will take over the head softball duties, while Johnson will roam the sideline this coming basketball season as the head boys basketball coach at HHS. Both Swallow and Johnson were coaches at Beggs Public Schools this past school year.

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Henryetta’s No. 2 Doubles team of Jarett Day, left, and Tyger Freeman finished third last weekend at the Class 4A state tennis championships in Oklahoma City.

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The Henryetta No. 2 Doubles team of Jarett Day (foreground) and Tyger Freeman earned runner-up honors at the Class 4A regional tennis tournament in Henryetta.

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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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