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The 2015 Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 19 with the slow pitch softball tournament at the Claude Cox Omniplex in Okmulgee, Okla. The tournament will run June 19-21. The adult 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 20 at the Mvskoke Dome in Okmulgee.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 10:52

Okmulgee Democrat June Meeting

Meeting date

The Okmulgee Main Street Beautification committee will hold their 6x6x6 Canvas Art Show this evening Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:00 p.m downtown at the Mabrey Bank meeting room.

The theme for all the artwork is “I’m so Okmulgee and there are 90 entries from ages 5 all the way up through adults working with any media of their choice and all original art.

The canvases will be on display at the Creek Council House at 6 p.m. The top three pre-judged entries will be auctioned off to the highest bidder that evening.

All remaining artwork will be sold via silent auction from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

All entries will be sold to benefit Okmulgee Main Street Storefront Restoration Grant Program.

Come join the fun and see what Okmulgee has created!

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The public is invited to hear State Senator Roger Thompson at the June meeting of the Okmulgee County Republicans. Senator Thompson will share information about the budget that was recently passed and discuss some of the more controversial votes that have been mentioned in the media. A Q and A period will follow.

The speaker portion of the meeting will be Tuesday, June 9 at 7 p.m., in the OSU Student Union Building. OSU is located at 1801 E 4th Street in Okmulgee.

A business meeting will begin at 6:30 for all registered Republicans. Information regarding the recent Southern Republican Leadership Conference will be shared; also, the results of the Presidential Straw Poll. We encourage everyone to attend the business meeting in addition to the regular meeting.

JUNE 2015 menu for the Mounds Senior Citizens center:

Tues, June 2 - Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Hot Rolls, Dessert

Thur, June 5 - Chili Cheese Coneys, Chips, Macaroni Salad, Dessert

Tues, June 9 - King Ranch Chicken, Salad, Dessert

Thur, June 11 - Red Beans w/Smoked Sausage, Rice, Salad, Dessert

Tues, June 16 - Smothered Pork Chops, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Veggies, Dessert

Thur, June 18 - Beef Casserole, Cole Slaw, Dessert

Tues, June 23 - Frito Chicken Casserole, Veggies, Dessert

Thur, June 25 - Beef Stroganoff, Veggies, Dessert

Tues, June 30 - Tator Tot Casserole, Veggies, Dessert

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

2-1-1 – Get Connected, Get Answers
Free workshop provides information on programs offered by 2-1-1 Helpline

(SAPULPA, OK – May 27, 2015) 2-1-1 Helpline – Get Connected. Get Answers. Want more information on the programs and services of 2-1-1 Helpline? This workshop will provide the answers you seek. From Childcare Services to Utility Assistance, 2-1-1 Helpline is available by phone 24/7 providing valuable community resources in English and Spanish. Translation services are available to serve other languages.

Join Creek County Literacy Program and 2-1-1 Helpline as we learn about the many services offered by 2-1-1 Helpline. Clarissa Dunn will share valuable information on the services offered by 2-1-1 and how they can benefit you, your family and those in need.

Dunn’s presentation will cover information including referrals, problem-solving, disaster resources during weather events, low-cost services offered by hundreds of nonprofit, faith-based and government agencies. “We are very excited to reach out to the Creek County community and teach them how to access the 20+ agencies the county has to offer and more,” shared Dunn.

The workshop will be held at the Library Annex, 15 North Poplar Street in Sapulpa on Wednesday, June 16 at 5:30pm. Light snacks and refreshments will also be available.

This free event is a health literacy outreach project of Creek County Literacy Program, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, with funding provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For more information or to register, call 918-224-9647 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Okmulgee JOM parent committee will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 5:30 pm at the Mabrey Bank Meeting Room at 111 E. 6th Street, Okmulgee, OK

The American Legion Post 10 looking for volunteers for Memorial Flag placement around the veterans graves on Monday Memorial Day, at the cemetery south of town. Please contact (918) 756-9895.

Friday, 22 May 2015 12:01

4-H Day Camps coming in June

The OSU Extension office is now gearing up for some fun filled days involving games, crafts, art, cooking, card making, leather crafts, fishing lures, woodworking and many more. Kids ages 8 to 17 years old are invited to attend any or all day camps beginning June 10. Each participant should bring a sack lunch if you plan to stay all day.

Camps are:

June 10 from 9 to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
June 30 from 9 to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
July 8 from 9 to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m.
July 29 from 9 to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m.

The OSU Extension is located at the Okmulgee County Fairgrounds at 1901 N. Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Ok 74447

Preregistration is required. Call 918-756-1958 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, 22 May 2015 09:55

MCN offices to close for Memorial Day

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation will be closed Monday, May 25 to observe Memorial Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, May 26.

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