Area News

Courthouse Sidewalks to be Replaced: Commissioners approve solicitation of bids to replace courthouse sidewalks

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter The Okfuskee County Commissioners made the decision to begin the process of replacing the sidewalks leading up to and around the courthouse, voting to approve the solicitation of bids for the work at Mondayʼs regularly schedule meeting (April 15). Present for the meeting were all three commissioners — Chairman…

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Another bomb threat issued at Graham-Dustin

Authorities are again at the Graham-Dustin school district to evaluate the significance of a bomb threat, issued earlier today, Okfuskee County Sheriff Jim Rasmussen confirmed just before noon. Rasmussen said local law enforcement are awaiting the arrival of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Bomb Squad and bomb-detecting dogs at 12:23 p.m. This is the second bomb…

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First Trash-Off a Success

Nearly 200 citizens compete in County, City collaborative clean up challenge Saturday By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter A true statement that can be made is that the streets, roads, ditches and right-of- ways in and around Okemah are cleaner this week in and around Okemah than they were last week. Thatʼs true because of…

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City of Okemah promotes Vicky Landers to position of Community Planner

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter Changes continue to ebb and flow within Okemahʼs municipal governing body as the city grows and develops methods to stay relevant and progress during what can sometimes seem to be tumultuous times in this 21st century. One of those changes came in the form of a promotional position upgrade…

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