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Friday, September 22, 2017
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Crews were busy pouring concrete for the new, upcoming Shoney's Restaurant parking lot on Wednesday morning. According to co-owner Nancy Wadley, the joint will open on Oct. 30.  ... + continue reading
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FCCLA officers are collecting donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Pictured L-R (top row) is Tyler Sisson, Rebecca Pesrson, Tamra Smith Kendall Tanton (bottom) Sarah Petuska, Cheyanne Bullard and Leia Howton. Officers not pictured are Lily Howton and Stony McKay.

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Friday, September 22, 2017
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by ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor   Over 30,000 East Texas residents were displaced last month as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The storm dropped over 40 inches of rain over the... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
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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

Pictured is 2017 homecoming king and queen Avery Moore and Fallon Rodgers with their royal court. See more photos on page 4B.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor The 2017 football homecoming king and queen were chosen Friday night.  Seniors Avery Moore, king crowned queen Fallon Rodgers during the pre-game... + continue reading

The Okmulgee County District 3 barn saw significant damage in Sunday evening's storm, including a destroyed brick sign and five caved-in doors.
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Heavy winds, rain and hail caused widespread damage to the Henryetta area Sunday evening. Several residents reported downed trees and short-term power... + continue reading

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09/22/2017
by Kaitlyn Dillard Henryetta Seniors Kimberly Hage, Skyla Notley, and Shelby Bullard were recognized after the Henryetta fast-pitch softball team’s game against Canadian’s fast-pitch team. Hage, Notley, and Bullard were presented with flowers and a softball-shaped flower by Henryetta Softball Coach Rodrigo Barcenas and were pictured... + continue reading
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by ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor   Times are changing. As a result, Henryetta VFW Post 539 announced a new strategic plan to stay up-to-date. The purpose of the plan is to outline policies and practices that will benefit the general welfare of veterans, their families and needy people within the community, according to... + continue reading

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Above, Henryetta wide receiver Kolby Kinslow hauls in a pass during last Friday’s home game against Commerce. Kinslow and the Knights fell to 0-4 on the year after suffering a 37-16 setback to the Tigers at historic Cameron Field. Below, Henryetta senior quarterback Jarett Day fires a pass downfield during last Friday’s Homecoming game against Commerce. Day was 9 of 20 passing for 91 yards and 2 TDs in the Knights’ 37-16 setback. (Photos by Tom Turner)

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor   HENRYETTA - For the second-straight year, the Henryetta Golden Knights have started a varsity football season with four-consecutive losses. The Knights had their Homecoming celebration spoiled last Friday night with a 37-16 loss to the visiting Commerce Tigers at historic Cameron Field.... + continue reading

Pictured (L-R) is the 2017-2018 FFA leadership team members: president Morgan Dumond, sentinel Ryan Clark, secretary Nathan Welch, treasurer Skyla Notley, reporter Cheyenne VanMeter and vice president Hannah Baldwin.
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Leaders are in the making.  Six Henryetta High School students were elected Monday to serve on the Henryetta Future Farmers of America (FFA) officer team. Because this is the first year Henryetta High School has been able to offer the agriculture education/FFA program, the students are the first... + continue reading

The Henryetta Chamber welcomed U.S. Cellular Premier as their newest Chamber member on Wednesday.  The business is located at 1600 S. Wood Drive in Okmulgee. They offer services for Okmulgee, Henryetta and the surrounding areas. The company provides wireless plans, phones and devices and electronic accessories for home and car connectivity. Pictured (L-R) is Trey Mackey, Dez Butler, Nora Henderson, Rylan Brockett, Anshante Rivera and Travis Cheatham. 
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by Kaitlyn Dillard Henryetta Seniors Kimberly Hage, Skyla Notley, and Shelby Bullard were recognized after the Henryetta fast-pitch softball team’s game against Canadian’s fast-pitch... + continue reading

Above, Henryetta wide receiver Kolby Kinslow hauls in a pass during last Friday’s home game against Commerce. Kinslow and the Knights fell to 0-4 on the year after suffering a 37-16 setback to the Tigers at historic Cameron Field. Below, Henryetta senior quarterback Jarett Day fires a pass downfield during last Friday’s Homecoming game against Commerce. Day was 9 of 20 passing for 91 yards and 2 TDs in the Knights’ 37-16 setback. (Photos by Tom Turner)

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Henryetta senior Seth Munoz (1) looks for an open receiver during last Friday’s road game against Beggs. The Knights will look to break their winless streak tonight when they play host to the Commerce Tigers. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at historic Cameron Field with Homecoming Festivities taking place prior to the contest at 6 p.m.
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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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