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The Okmulgee Historical Society
Meets at the Okmulgee Public Library at 1:00 pm
the first Tuesday of every month

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Senator Lankford will be the guest speaker, via phone, at the March 14 Republican County Convention. All registered Republicans are invited to attend to hear Senator Lankford. Registered Convention delegates, signed up by March 1, will be voting on officers and platform or rule changes after Senator Lankford speaks. We will meet at 7 p.m. in the Okmulgee Conference room of the OSUIT Student Union building. For information, contact County Chair, Marsheila Prior at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 918-521-3312.

EVERYONE WELCOME - Open @ 9:00 am; Serving @ 11:30 am
~~Dine-In or Carry-Out (918-827-6828)~~

Here is the MARCH 2017 menu for the Mounds Senior Citizens center:

Tues, Mar 7 - Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans , Dessert

Thur, Mar 9 - Taco Soup, Cornbread, Dessert

Tues, Mar 14 - Chicken Alfredo, Salad, Dessert

Thur, Mar 16 - Tater Tot Casserole, Salad, Chips, Dessert

Tues, Mar 21 - Breakfast for Lunch ~ Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Gravy, Biscuits

Thur, Mar 23 - Baked Ziti, Salad, Dessert

Tues, Mar 28 - Campbells Cheezy Chicken & Rice, Veggie, Dessert

Thur, Mar 30 - Brown Beans, Fried Potatoes, Cornbread, Dessert

SAPULPA, Okla. – Twenty-two students from the Oklahoma School for the Blind will help the Sapulpa Lion’s Club serve family style beans and chili at the organization’s annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, February 2.
 
The public is invited to taste the same popular recipes the Lions have prepared since 1952. The first dinners were held at the YMCA, but for many years guests have lined up at the First Baptist Church cafeteria, 124 S. Elm in Sapulpa.
 
OSB seventh and eighth graders and the high school service learning class will take the shift from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
The Lions will cover the dinner hours from 5 to 7 p.m.
 
Two musicians from OSB’s award-winning Jazz Band will entertain during the lunch.  Sophomore Richelle Zampella will play saxophone, while junior Gunner Harris will entertain on the trombone.
 
The Jazz Band won the Oklahoma state championship against other public schools in Class 2A in 2016.
 
“The OSB students are our lifesavers and (OSB teacher) Faye Miller said we’re their lifesavers, so we’re looking forward to working together again this year,” Lions Club Secretary Stella Neal said.BEANSUPPERsm
 
Nobody is sure how long OSB students have volunteered at the fundraiser. However, school administrators and Lions Club leaders agree that the event is great experience for students.
 
“The School for the Blind students have made such a good impression with our community that the regulars look forward to seeing them there and ask if the students are going to be serving ahead of time,” explained Wayne Neal, member of the Sapulpa Lions Club board of directors.
 
OSB Superintendent Rita Echelle said, “The Lions Club organization has been a tremendous asset for OSB. They provide monetary help as well as volunteers to promote the success of our school throughout the year.
 
“The bean supper is an opportunity for our students to give back to those who have helped them.  Also, it is a great opportunity for service learning and social interaction for our students.
 
“We believe this day of service enhances self-esteem and social responsibility as well,” she explained. “It’s a small token of our gratitude to the wonderful Sapulpa Lions Club.”
 
OSB is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.
 
For only $8, bean and chili supper guests get all they can eat of everything on the menu: chili and four kinds of beans -- the number one seller pinto -- plus navy, lima (or butter) beans, and black eyed peas, and, of course, cornbread, cole slaw, tea, coffee, milk and buttermilk.
 
To buy bean and chili dinner tickets in advance or get more information, contact Wayne Neal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 918-695-8175.
The Sapulpa Lions meet every Wednesday at noon at Steak and Eggs at 1121 E. Taft Street in Sapulpa.

Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world with 1.4 million members in 210 countries and geographic areas around the world. Since 1917, the organization has strengthened communities through humanitarian projects and hands-on service, including health programs that help children and adults with visual disabilities, hearing loss and diabetes.
 
Students from all over the state attend the Oklahoma School for the Blind, which offers a comprehensive curriculum meeting all state-mandated education requirements plus specialized instruction in braille, orientation and mobility, optimum use of low vision, adaptive equipment and technology, and tactile graphic skills. The school also provides free outreach services to students attending other public schools, their families and local school systems. For more information, phone 877-229-7136 or visit www.osb.k12.ok.us/.

 

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Crosstown Bean Dinner slated for Feb. 2

Crosstown Penecostal Holiness Church will hold a Bean Dinner on Thursday Feb. 2, 11am to 1pm and 5pm to 7pm.

Okmulgee County Rural Water District #2 will hold their Annual meeting on Tuesday January 10, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the temporary Water Office located at 102199 Phillips Ave. in Preston Oklahoma, located across from the Preston School Gymnasium. There will be an election of two Board members. Refreshments will be served. The regular meeting will follow.

Indian Taco Dinner and Holiday Market
Friday, October 28, 2016
11 am to 7 pm
Beggs First Assembly
400 East Main St
Beggs OK 74421

Also vendor opportunities

Beggs Assembly of God church is pleased to announce the return of the HOLIDAY MARKET!

On Friday, October 28, 2016 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm we will be hosting a craft, treats, and goodies market in our gymnasium/activity center. We would love to have you join us and invite you to sell your wonderful goodies again this year. Whatever the item that you make or sell, we want this to be a great time of “marketing” for you and fellowship.

The Women’s Sassy Sisters group will be hosting an Indian Taco Dinner again this year to help with the traffic flow. Extra steps and measures have been and will be taken in order to ensure that the advertisement and word gets spread.

The booth space is $20.00 again this year and if electricity is needed please notify as soon as possible as there are limited slots. Any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Christina Cantrell at (918) 812-6406 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please share this information with fellow crafters, family and friends.

There will be a Chili Supper on Friday, Oct. 14, in Bristow before the high school football game between Morris and Bristow. The chili supper will be at Edison Elementary School, 111 W. 9th St. in Bristow, from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students. Proceeds will benefit the Bristow High School girls softball team. For more information, call 918-633-2640.

Henryetta Cruise Knight

scheduled for October 22

Downtown Henryetta

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The Henryetta Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend the
2nd Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale scheduled for October 1.
 
A Family Movie Night is scheculed
to begin at dusk at the
Territorial Park.

Bring your lawnchairs!


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