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Bobby Dwight Groves

Bobby Dwight Groves A celebration of life service for Bobby Dwight Groves will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM graveside at the Highland Cemetery of Okemah. Bobby Dwight Groves was born November 1, 1946 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Louis Grant Groves and Bertha Mae (Phillips) Groves. He passed away Thursday, February 22,…

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Treasurer issues the monthly investment performance report.

July 2023 To the People of Oklahoma: The Office of the State Treasurer is pleased to issue the monthly investment performance report. This report is an important part of my office and commitment to disclose our economic environment and portfolio results. Portfolio Performance, Diversification, and Strategy July portfolio yielded 2.67% with a weighted average maturity…

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A.R.L.O. to receive $4,000 from city

A.R.L.O. to receive $4,000 from city By R.L. Thompson The Animal Rescue League of Okemah (A.R.L.O.) was granted $4,000 by a vote of 5-0 from the Okemah City Council during their meeting on August 28 for the purpose of providing additional funding for their spay and neuter program in Okemah. During the discussion, one of…

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Leda Corinne Elmore

Leda Corinne Elmore Graveside services for Leda Corinne Elmore will be held Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Highland Cemetery in Okemah, Oklahoma. Leda Corinne Elmore was born July 17, 1936 in Okemah, Oklahoma to William Walter Gilliam and Lora Mae (Maxey) Gilliam.  She passed away Monday, August 21, 2023 in Moundridge,…

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Council gives City Manager more authority

Council gives City Manager more authority By R.L. Thompson The Okemah City Council met on Monday night, July 24 at 6:00 p.m at the Okemah City Hall.  Mayor Ron Gott, Vice Mayor Ronnie Lucas, Councilman Brandon Anderson and Councilman Wayne Bacon were in attendance. Councilwoman Jennifer Mack was absent. After the pledge of allegiance, the…

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Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Selects Leader Munson for the Oklahoma’s Promise Protector Distinguished Service Award

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Selects Leader Munson for the Oklahoma’s Promise Protector Distinguished Service Award OKLAHOMA CITY – House Democratic Leader Cyndi Munson, D-Oklahoma City, has been selected by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to receive the 2023 Distinguished Service Award to Higher Education, designated as an Oklahoma’s Promise Protector. Leader Munson…

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Okemah City Council to meet on Monday July 24 at 6:00 pm

The Okemah City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday July 24. One of the main items on the agenda reads as follows: DISCUSSION AND TAKE POSSIBLE ACTION TO ENACT ORDINANCE NO. 2023-2 OF THE CITY OF OKEMAH, OKLAHOMA, AMENDING TITLE 4, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 4-2-3(A), OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF OKEMAH, OKLAHOMA,…

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 Kelly Ogle joins OSU’s School of Media and Strategic Communications faculty

 Kelly Ogle joins OSU’s School of Media and Strategic Communications faculty   Famed Oklahoma journalist and OSU alumnus will prepare students for careers in broadcast journalism  (STILLWATER, Okla., July 18, 2023) — Former KWTV anchor and Oklahoma State University alumnus Kelly Ogle will join the School of Media and Strategic Communications (SMSC) faculty this fall. Ogle, a 1985…

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Oklahoma Rehabilitation Services celebrates 30 years

Oklahoma Rehabilitation Services celebrates 30 years On July 1, 1993, this legislation established the independent Department of Rehabilitation Services and transferred all present-day programs from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. “For 30 years, we have been carrying on with that mandate by educating students who are blind or deaf, helping adults with disabilities find…

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