Area News

Massey Resigns from City Council

Just a day after a criminal charge was dropped against Okemah City Councilman Bobby Massey, he decided to turned in his resignation letter. Massey has served ward three for the last two years. City Manager Bert Robison received the letter from Massey on Tuesday, June 13. The charges for the Open Meeting violation against Massey,…

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Taylor to attend okPORK’s Youth Leadership Camp

After reviewing a multitude of applicants statewide, Oklahoma Pork Council (okPORK) officials have selected 12 Oklahoma high school students, including one Okemah High School student, as 2017 okPORK Youth Leadership Camp participants. Rhett Taylor, Okemah High School senior, will spend June 25 – 30 learning about the pork industry, including production, sales and career opportunities.…

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Swimming Pool open for the Summer

By Shakara Shepard ONL Lead Reporter The City swimming pool is open for the summer! The pool opened for business on May 30. The pool will be open, Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. Cost of admission is $2 for everyone, all day. Okemah City Pool Manager Vicki Landers said that the…

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