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Chrystal Springs Retirement Village in Henryetta held a 94th birthday reception for resident Bill Conatser on Feb. 16.

The Okmulgee County Commissioners covered a brief agenda on Tuesday, due to the court house being closed on Monday for Presidents Day.

Agenda items approved were:

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation announces the first annual Oklahoma 4-H Foundation Dr. Ron and Linda Sholar Essay Contest.

Sports

MARLOW - The Henryetta high school wrestling team closed out their inaugural season this past weekend at the Class 3A west regional wrestling tournament at Marlow High School.

SULPHUR - The Henryetta varsity basketball teams suffered a pair of losses here last Saturday evening to the host Sulphur Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs.

AGRA - The Dewar Lady Dragons saw their chances of a second-straight state tournament appearance end last Friday afternoon with a 68-52 loss to the Strother Lady Yellowjackets.

Commentary

The legislative session is moving quickly this year and the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) is currently tracking a whopping 530 child-related bills.

By all the poets and authors, especially by Judeo-Biblical Writers, and Christian authors and teachers, human life is considered as a journey from womb to tomb.

February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Some suggestions – bake cookies for an elderly friend, let someone go in front of you in line, serve at a homeless shelter, pick up litter.

Lifestyle

Greenlie Joy Jones recently celebrated her fourth birthday with some WICKED FUN! She chose a be-WITCHING theme complete with costumes!

Henryetta Elementary School Teachers of the Month for November were (pictured above) August Smith and (pictured below) Sherry Miller.

John Eddy was the special guest speaker at the Henryetta Lions Club meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27. He and his wife, Teresa, have lived in Henryetta for nine years.

Obituaries

Funeral services for Fred Thomas Randolph, 77, longtime resident of Henryetta, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services for Peggy Bullard, 70, resident of Dewar, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Rex Walcher officiating.

Funeral services for William R. Enis, 93, resident of Henryetta, were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Rogers Funeral Home Chapel.

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