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Southeast Oklahoma welcomed thousands for eclipse, saw millions in economic impact

Southeast Oklahoma welcomed thousands for eclipse, saw millions in economic impact OKLAHOMA CITY, April 17  — The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) is celebrating a safe and successful total solar eclipse after southeast Oklahoma hosted thousands and generated millions of dollars in economic activity. “Oklahoma was the best place in the country to watch…

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The Bristow Public Library’s third annual Poetry Contest

BRISTOW, OK – The Friends of the Bristow Library Association (FOBLA) is pleased to announce their next event. The Bristow Public Library’s third annual Poetry Contest is being transformed into a FOBLA fundraiser event this year that will take place throughout the month of April, with a deadline of April 30. Costs for entries and…

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Oklahoma gains essential roles influencing energy policy

Oklahoma gains essential roles influencing energy policy Hiett elected to leadership role of key regional power committee, also joins Washington Action Program. OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Corporation Commission Chairman Todd Hiett has been elected vice president of the Regional State Committee of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). Hiett has also accepted an invitation to join…

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 Not Just History, but Humanities

 Not Just History, but Humanities The Bristow Historical Society, in conjunction with the Bristow Public Library, will be hosting a student Bristow Historical Society Art Show that follows the Smithsonian’s Voices and Votes: Democracy in America exhibition theme of freedom and voting. Students ages 10-18 are invited to participate. Artwork will be displayed at the…

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MEDAL OF HONOR RECEPIENTS FROM OKLAHOMA

MEDAL OF HONOR RECEPIENTS FROM OKLAHOMA TO BE HONORED BY STATE (OKC, March 19,2024)  On Monday, April 1, from 9AM to 10:00AM, on the second floor of the State Capitol, in the Oklahoma Hall of Heroes, the State of Oklahoma will dedicate a plaque bearing the names of 36 recipients of the Congressional Medal of…

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April webinars to discuss dairy and beef crossbreeding systems

April webinars to discuss dairy and beef crossbreeding systems By Gail Ellis STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma State University Beef Extension program will host five Rancher’s Thursday Lunchtime Series sessions in April and May. The hour-long webinars will focus on research updates now available on heifer development. The free series features the OSU Beef Cattle Extension…

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Mobile Wellness Unit Provides Wellness Services to Okfuskee County

Mobile Wellness Unit Provides Wellness Services to Okfuskee County OKEMAH, Okla. – The District 7 County Health Departments, which includes Okfuskee County, are proud to offer Mobile Wellness Unit (MWU) services to all corners of the eight county district. Just recently, the MWU team visited the town of Clearview, OK to provide vaccinations to its…

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Celebrate volunteers in April

Celebrate volunteers in April By: Amanda Sestak Okfuskee County Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Dev. The Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program is well-known for teaching youth life skills. Through hands-on, experiential learning, club members learn how to manage their time, learn responsibility and develop communication skills. Something else they learn starting at the Cloverbud level is…

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Okfuskee County Cattleman’s Association announce winners

Okfuskee County Cattleman’s Association announce winners OKEMAH, OK (Feb. 29, 2024)- Seven Okfuskee County students competed in the Okfuskee County Cattlemen’s Association (OCCA) Carcass Contest and Beef Auction. This contest helped participants gain real-life experience in the cattle business with all county-bred steers shown by 4-H and FFA kids from Okfuskee County. Over $1,000 in…

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