Area News

Okfuskee County residents unharmed in injury collision

One person was injured and transported to a Tulsa hospital this week after a two-car accident occurred just north of Beggs in Okmulgee County.  A 2007 Dodge Caravan, driven by Vickie Lynn, 66, of Mounds, pulled out in front of a 2008 Toyota Sienna Tuesday morning about 10:20 at the intersection of Hectorville Road and…

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Meet Okemah’s new Postmaster, Donna Cue

With a postal career that spans two decades, new Postmaster Donna Cue has taken over the helm of the Okemah Post Office and is settling in comfortably.  Cue started her successful career as a city carrier in Norman in 1997.  She held that position until 2003 before moving to Perry as a city carrier until…

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City Council approves Medical Marijuana Ordinances

By Kay Thompson, ONL Publisher The Okemah City Council met in a special meeting on Monday, July 23 to approve a couple ordinances because of laws that are soon to take effect. All members of the council were present. First on the agenda was to amend the ordinances by adding a chapter entitled Medical Marijuana…

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Mason Public Schools picked as big grant recipient for programs ensuring well-rounded education

Mason Public Schools has been chosen as one of the recipients of grant funding through the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s new $4 million “Champions of Excellence” program.  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister made the announcement earlier this month, naming the 18 districts out of the 41 that applied who would receive funding…

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