Area News

Sales tax collections improve in Okemah

ONL Staff Report The April distribution of sales tax collections by the state Tax Commission shows Okemah seeing a growth in the city’s collections. When considering all Oklahoma governments, together, the sales and use tax is the single largest source of revenue. The monies reported represent sales in Okemah from Feb. 16 to Feb. 28…

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Sen. Thompson named to tax modernization governing board

State Sen. Roger Thompson has been named to serve as the Oklahoma State Senate’s representative to the Streamlined Multi-Sales and Use Tax Agreement Governing Board. Thompson was appointed to the board by Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz. The purpose of the governing board is to administer and operate the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax…

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Okfuskee County’s Certified Healthy Oklahoma Awardees

Okfuskee County is proud to announce that 10 local entities have been awarded Certified Healthy status for 2016. Certified Healthy Oklahoma is a free statewide certification that recognizes entities going above and beyond to make health and wellness a priority for all. The program is open to businesses, campuses, communities, congregations, early childhood programs, restaurants,…

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Okfuskee County Lawyers to Offer Free Legal Advice

The Okfuskee County Bar Association will participate in the Ask A Lawyer program in conjunction with the statewide campaign to answer legal questions by phone. The number to call in Okfuskee County is 918-623-4242, and the phone number will be staffed from 7-8 p.m. Don McFarland serves as the county’s Law Day chair. The Law…

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