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OkmulgeeCounty News

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Hofmeister applauds ‘momentous’ test reduction bill headed to governor

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today made the following remarks on House Bill 3218, which repeals the end-of-instruction tests required for high school graduation and is en route...

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Muscogee (Creek) National Council Regular Session in June

OKMULGEE, Okla. - The Muscogee (Creek) National Council will be hosting the National Council Regular Session on June 18,2016 at 10:00 am. This Regular Session will be held in the...

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New Bishop Named for Tulsa Catholic Community
New Bishop Named for Tulsa Catholic Community

May 13, 2016 - The Diocese of Tulsa - her priests and deacons, her religious and her lay faithful - give thanks to God and rejoice that His Holiness Pope...

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St. Gregory’s names Fr. Charles Buckley acting president
St. Gregory’s names Fr. Charles Buckley acting president

(Shawnee, Okla. – May 6, 2016) Rev. Don Wolf, Chairman of the Board of Directors for St. Gregory’s University, and Rt. Rev. Lawrence Stasyszen, O.S.B., St. Gregory’s University Chancellor, have...

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US Launches Crackdown on International Tax Evasion

Barack Obama is launching a crackdown on international tax evasion in response to recent disclosures in the Panama Papers revealing the scale of offshore financial activity. In a series of initiatives...

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Oklahoma Fishing Report for May
Oklahoma Fishing Report for May

Dalyn Figgins of Ulysses, Kansas caught the new lake record striped bass at Canton Lake on April 30. The fish weighed in at 33.3 pounds beating the previous record by...

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VFW Auxiliary 1189 Post upcoming events

Upcoming events: Indian Taco & Bean Dinner May 6th from 11AM to 2PM all you can eat Donation of $6 Monthly Auxiliary meeting 2nd Saturday of the month at Noon District Meeting Veterans...

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Special guests will speak on behalf of Markwayne Mullin at the Okmulgee County Republican meeting

Oklahoma Congressional District 2 candidates Jarrin Jackson and Mike Stopp, on behalf of Markwayne Mullin, will speak at the Okmulgee County Republican meeting Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at...

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The Boy and the POW & other German-American Inspired Stories
The Boy and the POW & other German-American Inspired Stories

By Betty Anderson Sometimes stories touch you so much that they must be put into narrative so they don’t just filter out into the air, but can be chronicled to share...

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The Treaty of 1866th, 150th Sesquicentennial commemorative event set for June 24

Plans are underway for the 1866th Treaty memorial event as this year marks the 150th Sesquicentennial anniversary of the Emancipated Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes as outlined in the...

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Building in Henryetta burns to the ground
Building in Henryetta burns to the ground

Multiple Fire Departments worked to contain a fire that broke out around midnight at the location of 6th and Trudgeon in Henryetta near the Post Office early Wednesday. Firefighters worked...

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Henretta Chamber proud of new tennis courts
Henretta Chamber proud of new tennis courts

The Henryetta Chamber held a ribbon cutting recently after the official dedication of the Dr. Carlton E. Smith Tennis Complex. (See related story) President Jeremy Roberts made comments about the project,...

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