Okmulgee County Shrine Club will host their annual Shrine Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 12 at the Henryetta Golf Club. Cash prizes will be awarded for first and second place. The cost will be $60 per person or $240 per team for the four-person scramble. Entry fees include green fees, cart, lunch and contests. Rainouts will be considered donations and all proceeds will be for the benefit of the Okmulgee Shrine Club and are not deductible as charitable. Tee time will be at 10 a.m. and deadline to enter is Saturday, May 5. For more information or to register, contact Jan Colombin by phone at 918-752-7890 or by mail at: 1501 S. Mission Lane, Okmulgee, OK 74447. The Shriner’s sponsor one child in which all medical expenses and transportation for medical appointments are paid. Pictured are some of the Okmulgee County Shriner’s and Jaden Peavler of Henryetta who is the group’s local Shriner Child.

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Friday, April 20, 2018
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Henryetta High School recently announced Students of the Month for March. Those receiving the award for March included (left to right): Emily Potter, Bailey Davis and Quentin Story. Congratulations students!

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Friday, April 20, 2018
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Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta hosted an informal groundbreaking on April 13 to kickoff the expansion of their Emergency Department. Among those attending were Henryetta Mayor Jennifer Clason, Hillcrest Henryetta CEO Dee Renshaw, Senator Roger Thompson, Air Evac staff, as well as other Hillcrest Hospital employees and local community members. Renshaw said the expansion project is estimated to continue for the next five months.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Henryetta FFA members James Martin, Ryan Clark and Joey Watson along with their advisor, Cody Dawson, traveled to Oklahoma City on April 13 where they competed in the Rick Jones Commercial Cattle Grading Scholarship Contest. Out of 180 teams, the group placed 5th Overall. Out of 184 competitors, Watson placed 4th Overall individually. And this was the first time in which Martin attended a cattle grading event. “This team did great and were close to bringing home some money. I’m looking forward to cattle grading this summer with this group!” said Dawson.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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By PATRICK FORD Times Editor The Okmulgee community gathered Monday afternoon at Harmon Field to pay their respects to OHS Football Coach Carl Lee, who passed away last week. Lee, a 2001... + continue reading

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By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Henryetta resident and a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Krystian Sisson was recently chosen to be a 2018 Native American Congressional Intern by the Udall Foundation and Native Nations Institute. Sisson was one of 12 students from nine Native nations and 11 universities chosen for the honor. She... + continue reading
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By TRACY GOZA Free-Lance Editor Henryetta City Council members approved the reappointment of Ron McAfee to the Henryetta Economic Development Authority (HEDA) as trustee at their April 17 meeting. McAfee will serve as HEDA trustee until July 1, 2023. Council members approved payments to all of the following: AEP/PSO for $20,913.20;... + continue reading

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The Henryetta Middle School Technology Student Association has placed first at State with their Off the Grid exhibit. They are now raising funds so they can go to Nationals in Georgia held June 22-26. HMS TSA will be selling t-shirts, raffling off a cooler and raising funds at the upcoming Cruise Knight event. Pictures here from left is Emily Payne, Autumn Steele, Lottie Johnson, Teliya Woods and Mrs. Krystal Rogers. 

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By JESSIE BRYDGES Staff Writer The Henryetta Middle School Technology Student Association is still raising funds around Henryetta. The HMS TSA has gone to several businesses such as Burnett's and Shoney's and left donation tins and has also gone to the public to ask for general donations. The group is looking for help with expenses... + continue reading

Two Schulter eighth graders have traveled to the Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee for competition. Matthew Barton and Logan Moore competed in the Muskogee spelling bee and Barton placed third overall out of the 204 participants. To qualify for the EOSSB, Moore and Barton had to place high in the Schulter school bees. Our mission is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will assist them all their lives.

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The Henryetta Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Henryetta Music Center on Friday. The owners David and Michelle Jobes had a block party event on Saturday to celebrate the Grand Opening. There were several local bands who performed along. The Henryetta Music Center is located at 402 W. Main Street. They offer a wide selection of new and used instruments as well as lessons.

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Henryetta’s Ethan Wincle went 3 for 4 at the plate in Tuesday’s 12-8 loss to Holdenville. Wincle had three singles and an RBI in four plate appearances in the road loss.

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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor HOLDENVILLE - The losing streak for the Henryetta varsity baseball team reached five games following Tuesday's road loss to the Holdenville Wolverines... + continue reading

Henryetta’s Jerad Fife prepares to lay down a bunt attempt during an at-bat earlier this season against Weleetka. Fife and the Knights suffered their fourth-straight loss on Monday with a 15-5 setback at home to the Kellyville Ponies.

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Henryetta’s Andrew Morris hustles down to first base after drawing a walk during last Thursday’s opening-round meeting with Weleetka at the 34th Annual Joe Fowler Dewar Gumbo Classic baseball tournament in Henryetta. Morris and the Knights are currently on a 3-game losing streak following a 12-2 loss to Beggs Tuesday at home.

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Henryetta senior Jared Montgomery makes contact with a pitch during last Thursday’s opening-round meeting with Weleetka at the 34th Annual Joe Fowler Dewar Gumbo Classic baseball tournament. Montgomery and the Knights dropped their tournament opener by an 11-2 margin then had their tournament participation end with a 5-3 loss to Allen in the consolation quarterfinals.

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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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