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Greetings from the Okfuskee County Historical Society,   

Okfuskee County Historical Society 407 W. Broadway P.O. Box 409 Okemah, OK  74859   Phone :  918-623-2440                                         E-mail :  Okfuskeecohistory2021@yahoo.com                January 12, 2023 Greetings from the Okfuskee County Historical Society,       As we move into another new year, we all want to thank you for your past support.  Your donations in 2022 allowed us…

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Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Announces Request for Information, Open House Tours for State Parks Restaurants  

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Announces Request for Information, Open House Tours for State Parks Restaurants    Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department seeking information from all interested in providing food services to state parks  OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department announced today it will release a Request for Information (RFI) to gather responses from all…

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Accident claims life of 16 year old

Accident claims life of 16 year old The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that claimed the life of a 16 year old male from Weleetka.  The accident occurred around 9:47 pm on January 15 near North Choctaw Ave in Weleetka. He was a pedestrian that was taken by Creek Nation EMS to the…

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Notification of Walkaway: Jesse Tointigh (DOC 849026)

Notification of Walkaway: Jesse Tointigh (DOC 849026) OKLAHOMA CITY — Jesse Tointigh (DOC 849026), an inmate at Clara Waters Community Corrections Center (CWCCC) in Oklahoma City, has unlawfully walked away from the facility in which he was housed. Inmate Tointigh walked away from CWCCC sometime around 9 p.m. on January 15. Upon confirmation of his…

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Senate leadership responds to criticism of foreign troops training in Oklahoma

Senate leadership responds to criticism of foreign troops training in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate leadership today released the following statement after a resolution was filed that attempts to ban all foreign troops from training on Oklahoma military installations. Senate Concurrent Resolution 2 directs the Pentagon, Department of Defense, and the federal government to no…

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Lucas: Energy Security is National Security

Lucas: Energy Security is National Security Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in support of H.R. 22- the Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act: “In the wake of a politically-motivated, multi-country oil embargo that contributed to then-record high fuel prices, global…

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Attorney General O’Connor announces settlements with opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers

Attorney General O’Connor announces settlements with opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers Oklahoma Approaches $1 Billion in Opioid Settlement Funds Recovered OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O’Connor announced four new settlements in the State’s opioid litigation. With these new settlements, Oklahoma has now recovered more than $900 million in opioid settlements. Oklahoma now ranks near…

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