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Wednesday, 01 June 2016 08:18

Fiction Writers Retreat in Midwest City

Carolyn Wall and William Bernhardt professional authors and instructors to mentor writers in Midwest City Saturday June 4, at the Tom Steed Center.

They will give in-depth sessions on the craft of fiction writing and additional one-on-one mentoring for the first 25 registrants.

Retreat Fee is $89 (lunch included)

Plus: Lara Bernhardt, Audiobooks Producer

www.fictionwritersretreat.com

Register Today!

 

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 Auditorium of the Mound Building on The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Capital Complex.

Monday, 25 April 2016 12:23

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 and Auxiliary May 7th at 11AM

Kitchen is open for Daily Specials

 

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 the OSU Institute of Technology, in Okmulgee, in the Okmulgee Conference room of the Student Union Building. Each candidate will be allowed a maximum of 10 minutes to speak with a brief audience Q&A session following.

At 7:30, the candidates for State House District 16 (Jerry Shoemake's seat) will be participating in a longer question and answer format. The meeting will last until approximately 8:20.

This meeting will be open to registered Republicans.

For questions, contact Marsheila Prior, County Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EVERYONE WELCOME - Open @ 9:00 am; Serving @ 11:30 am

Here is the APRIL 2016 menu for the Mounds Senior Citizens center:

Tues, Apr 5 - Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Dessert

Thur, Apr 7 - Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Chips, Dessert

Tues, Apr 12 - Salmon Patties, Roasted Potatoes, Veggie, Dessert

Thur, Apr 14 - Taco Soup, Cornbread, Dessert

Tues, Apr 19 - Breakfast for Lunch: Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Hashbrowns,
Biscuits & Gravy

Thur, Apr 21 - Red Beans, Smoked Sausage & Rice, Veggie, Dessert

Tues, Apr 26 - Frito Chicken Casserole, Mixed Veggie, Dessert

Thur, Apr 28 - Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Veggie, Garlic Bread, Dessert

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 11:46

Adult Basic Education Classes offered

 General Education Diploma (GED)

OSU Institute of Technology is offering Adult Basic Education classes for the General Education Diploma (GED) preparation at the following locations through June 30, 2016.

Dewar Indian Community Center – Classes are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. All subject areas are covered for GED preparation. For more information, contact Jan Colombin at 918-752-7890 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OSUIT campus – Workforce Building, Classroom B – Classes are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8 a.m. – 12 noon. All subject areas are covered for GED preparation. For more information, contact Fran Colombin at 918-756-5791, ext. 29, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OSUIT campus – Workforce Building, Classroom B – FAST TRACK MATH – Classes will cover math concepts and will be held May 16-20, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more information, contact Kristin Odell at 918-756-5791, ext. 29, or Fran Colombin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OSUIT campus – Workforce Building, Classroom B – FAST TRACK LANGUAGE ARTS/WRITING – Classes will cover Language Arts concepts and writing skills and will be held April 11-15 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Justin Cline at 918-756-5791, ext. 29, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GED

A special Okmulgee County Community Awareness program sponsored by the Schulter First United Methodist Church and Rev. Kris Maybery was held Tuesday in the Schulter High School gymnasium April 5.

Featured guests were Okmulgee County Sheriff Eddy Rice, Okmulgee Fire Marshall Rick Chisum, Okmulgee County Emergency Management Director Tim Craighton, Okmulgee County Paramedic Julie Grammer, Federal Wildlife Officer Max Carr and Special guest news on 6 crime reporter Lori Fulbright.

View highlights of the meeting on our Facebook Page HERE.

safety awareness

 

Senior Star at Plantation House Annual Fundraiser Yard Sale April 1st-3rd!
1001 S. Belmont Ave. in Okmulgee

All proceeds benefits the Alzheimer’s Association!

The Okmulgee County Homeless Shelter will hold a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser March 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Okmulgee Elks Lodge located at 701 South Mission Lane in Okmulgee.

Advance tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for children, three and under eat free. Tickets at the door will be $7 for adults and $6 for children.  You may stop at the Okmulgee County homeless shelter to get tickets.

Please join us at our next Okmulgee County Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy meeting on Monday, March 21st  from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  

The meeting will be held at the Okmulgee Public Library, Basement located at 218 S. Okmulgee Avenue, Okmulgee, OK.  It is vital that the community be involved in developing plans to address the issue of Teen Pregnancy.  

Everyone (parents, educators, physicians, community partners, service providers and youth ages 14-24) are encouraged to attend and bring a friend. 

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