Community members visited the Henryetta Territorial Museum Saturday to attend a book signing for Henryetta alumni Rachael Sweeden.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Have you ever eaten spoiled food?  Billy and his dog, Saber know all about the dangers of eating unfamiliar foods, in Rachael Sweeden's children... + continue reading

Approximately 200 motorcyclists passed through the town of Clearview Sunday morning around 9:30 a.m. as part of the annual “Run for the Wall” event to honor and commemorate veterans.
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor About 200 motorcyclists passed through Clearview on I-40 Sunday morning.  The riders were participating in one of three routes to the Vietnam... + continue reading

Three bridges will go out of service if not repaired soon, according to a recent inspection conducted by ODOT. Pictured is the bridge on Moore Street, located on the west side of town.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Citizens could lose their access to three Henryetta roads if bridges aren't repaired. In a recent inspection from Oklahoma Department of... + continue reading

Henryetta Hillcrest Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week last week. Hospitals around America honored the men and women who support the well-being of their communities. The beginning of the week-long event offered free fruit trays available to employees in the cafeteria, as well as drawings for door prizes. On Wednesday, Henryetta Hillcrest CEO Dee Renshaw served ice cream sundaes to employees. The fun did not stop there. On Thursday, Newman's Fire House Truck served free BBQ sandwiches to the team, and on Friday the hospital distributed free t-shirts to express their appreciation. Pictured is hopsital staff wearing their new shirts. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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The southbound lanes of US Highway 75 were closed nearly an hour on Friday due to a 4-vehicle injury collision. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) officers Brian Constanza and Brian Warren, the collision occurred in the construction zone at Banyan Road, one mile south of Okmulgee. ODOT assisted with traffic control, and Henryetta Wrecker responded with two wreckers. The lanes shut down at approximately 1:33 p.m. and were back open by 2:15. No other information was released. 
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Nichols Park may be receiving a facelift.  In just a couple of months, the historic site could be completely restored, according to Nichols Park Restoration Committee director Vernon Britt.  The news was confirmed Thursday afternoon during a conference call at City Hall with Britt, Mayor... + continue reading
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Two locals were transported to Hillcrest Hospital after an early evening crash Monday caused by a deer. The accident occurred at approximately 7:33 p.m. on Dustin Road eastbound, 6/10 of a mile south of Locust Road, four miles from Henryetta. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) Brian Costanza,... + continue reading

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Jeanette Cole was voted as prom queen at Saturday night's “mom prom” hosted at Henryetta Nazarene Church.
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor Many students expect prom to be the best night of their lives. With fancy dresses, expensive meals, cool rides and awkward photography, the event is sure to be remembered. But why let kids have all the fun?  Henryetta Nazarene Church hosted a prom designed for adult women as part of their women... + continue reading

The Henryetta High School graduating class of 2017 received their diplomas at Tuesday night's graduation ceremony located in the new gymnasium. See more photos on page 5B. 
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Pictured (L-R) is Zachary Thomas, Makayla Baxter, Dakota McKay and Dalton Key, members of HHS PASA. The students were introduced to the school board, congratulated for their recent production and made a request to join forces with the school in the future. Also at the meeting, the board approved to dedicate the baseball hitting facility to Nathan George.
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFT Free-Lance Editor The Henryetta baseball complex will receive a name change dedicated to Nathan George.  The decision came at Monday night's regular scheduled school board meeting when band director Alan Montgomery addressed board members regarding the change.  “Nathan George was a very important... + continue reading

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Henryetta senior golfer Nicole Robertson walks up the fairway during the first round of the Class 3A state golf championships at Cherokee Springs Golf Course in Tahlequah. Robertson will have one more match in her high school career, as the HHS golfer was selected to the 2017 All-State East Golf Team last week. The All-State Golf Game will take place July 24 at Cherokee Hills Golf Club in Catoosa.
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By LARRY OWEN Free-Lance Sports Editor Henryetta senior golfer Nicole Robertson will play in one more high school match before heading to Seminole State College in Seminole, OK this Fall. Last... + continue reading

Henryetta senior Jarett Day fires a pass to a receiver during a passing drill during Monday’s spring practice session at historic Cameron Field. Day will be looked at as one of the options for the starting quarterback spot for the Knights in 2017.
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The sign on the west end of the Henryetta High School tennis supply building displays all of the team state champions and state runner-ups, as well as individual state champions, coaches awards, and individual All-State selections. Since 1967, Henryetta High School has captured three team state championships, six state runner-up titles, and 14 individual state championships. The HHS tennis program has also had a total of 13 individuals earn All-State honors since 1995.
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Henryetta’s Jordan Knox returns a serve during last Monday’s Class 4A regional tennis tournament in Henryetta. Knox came away with a fifth-place finish in No. 2 Singles action at the Class 4A state tennis championships at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center in downtown Oklahoma City last weekend.                 

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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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