Area Breaking 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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In memoriam: On this day in 1995, a tragedy by terror in Oklahoma City shook the world, changing lives forever

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter It was 24 years ago today, April 19, 1995, that individuals, acting in heinous illogic, carried out the most destructive and deadly domestic terrorist attack in U.S. history, bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Almost 700 people were inside the structure when the explosives ignited that morning…

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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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