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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 15:35

Okmulgee News site just lauched!

The Okmulgee News Network has come to Okmulgee at okmulgeenews.net.  

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Here you can receive daily news about Okmulgee and the surrounding cities.

The Okmulgee News Network Vision consists of all of the people who make and support the Okmulgee County area.  Our mission is to provide educational and informative insight through the Internet by web, podcast, webcast (video presentations off all types of digital programming), social media and more.

The core values of this site are:
•    Freedom
•    Equality
•    Trust
•    Community
•    Collaboration
•    Inspiration

In our vision, we see:
•    People collaborating in their communities and sharing around the world
•    A community that is enjoyable and rewarding to participate in
•    A project that is socially responsible

This site will not be its best without the support of people like you who live, work and play in the Okmulgee County community.  This is why we need you to keep us informed of what's happening in your neighborhoods and contact us by email to give us your feedback and let us know what you would like covered.

 

It only gets better from here as we grow each day and we want YOU to be a part of it all!

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:43

FFA and 4-H beef carcass sale March 21

FFA Beef Carcass Sale Okmulgee

Approximately 60 halves of beef that were born and raised in Okmulgee County will be sold at the Beef Carcass sale at the Okmulgee Fairgrounds Mar. 21 at 7 p.m. These calves have been fed specifically for this program by 4-H and FFA members in Okmulgee County.

For more information contact Doug Maxey at 918.756.1958

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:43

Okmulgee spillway a piece of history

Okmulgee Spillway

 Okmulgee Spillway

At the Okmulgee Lake Dam, the spillway is located on Hwy 56 on the east end of Okmulgee Lake.  The dam and spillway was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1940. It's on the National Register Properties in Oklahoma and is a National Historical Landmark.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:43

Look for our upcoming news features

Look for our upcoming news featuring Okmulgee County, Business and Citizen Spotlights.

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County We'll shine the light on what Okmulgee has to offer and feature human interest stories about the vision of some of our citizens who live here.

Business Spotlight

The Business Spotlight, where business owners are the STAR OF THE SHOW. Our Business Spotlights will allow you to meet the business owners in Okmulgee. You will get "in the know" with their personal stories and find out exactly what they are all about.

Citizen Spotlight

As a community, Okmulgee is composed of individuals from a diverse array of backgrounds and cultures, all with stories to tell. The Citizen Spotlight is a place to learn about people that make Okmulgee such a unique place to live!

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:42

Family quarrel results in shooting

After a report of a shooting, Okmulgee sheriff deputies were dispatched to the residence of Willie Antwine at the 11000 block of N, 160 Rd. Tuesday afternoon.

Once on scene, it was discovered that the victim was Antwine’s son, Timothy Antwine, who had been shot with a .22 caliber and had already been transported to the Okmulgee Memorial Hospital by vehicle.
Sheriff Rice said it appeared a family quarrel had taken place, which resulted in the shooting, however the victim has declined to file charges.

Chief Deputy Smokey Patchin and Investigator Robert Heath began an investigation into the incident and are still collecting facts about the case. The victim was treated at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital and released.  No one has been taken into custody at this time.