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The Okmulgee Service League will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m. at the Okmulgee Municipal Park next to the YMCA.

There will be three age groups 2-4 years, 5-7 years, and 8-10 years old.

A special appearance by the Easter bunny will be there, so don’t forget your camera for photos with him.  

This event is held in conjunction with the “Healthy Kids Day” at the YMCA.

The hunt will start promptly at 10 a.m.

easter egg hunt flier

The Henryetta All-School Reunion is scheduled for October 15-18, 2015.

The event begins on Thursday night at the football game with Okemah.

The schedule for the next three days will be unfolding in the next few months.

Keep watching the HHS website, alumni section for more details as all information will be posted there.

Registration will begin Friday morning.

Currently scheduled the reunion will be offering historic tours of Henryetta, old school sites, etc. Saturday.

Make sure the committee has a good mailing address for you and spread the word to all alums from HHS and St. Michael’s.

For information contact Mike Doak at 918-798-7918

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:39

Okmulgee Wrestling Takedown Club Meeting

Okmulgee Wrestling Takedown Club Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 31st
Time: 6pm
Place: HS Wrestling Room
For: Wrestlers, Parents, and Supporters

We will electing booster president, discussing end of year all sports banquet, freestyle wrestling, fundraiser, upcoming events.
Thanks, Coach Houston

Free Movie Night - For college students
Thu, Mar 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm
Orpheum Theater
(Just show your student ID)

Okmulgee County Retired school employees will meet Monday March 23, in the Student Union Harlan Room at on the campus of OSUIT.  Lunch will be available at 11 a.m. in the Student Union cafeteria and can be brought to the meeting room. 

Scott Harjo will be the guest speaker and his topic is "Echos from the Past" Also there will be an election of officers.  You are encouraged to come and bring a friend. Meetings will continue to be held every other month.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 13:31

Beggs Annual Summer Food Program

Come and join us this summer for our annual Summer Food Program. The program will run May 18 through June 25 with breakfast and lunch being served Monday through Thursday to children ages 1 – 18 years of age at no cost.

Adults may purchase a meal if they would like. An Adult breakfast is $2.25, Adult Lunch is $3.50. A bus will go through town to pick up any children interested in the program and will also take the child back to spot picked up after meal has been served.

A Keystone Food Service menu will be available on site and also posted on the school website at www.beggs.k12.ok.us. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 Monday through Thursday. Lunch will be served from 11:30 to 12:30 at the Elementary cafeteria site.

If you have any questions or need to know bus route contact Sandra Howell at the Child Nutrition Office at 918-267-3643 There will be no meals served Monday May 25 due to Memorial Day. Keystone Food Service Menu Coming Soon! Check Website for Menus!

BEGGS, Okla. — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tribal Child and Youth Coalition (TCYC) is pleased to announce the 13th annual Spring Celebration to be held March 17 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Beggs High School.

This year’s theme is ‘Youth Celebrating Traditions’ and will teach Mvskoke culture through stickball, archery, storytelling and stompdance demonstrations. Stompdance is the traditional, ceremonial dance of the Muscogee (Creek) people. Attendees will be able to connect with tribal resources as well as participate in other activities such as face painting and inflatables.

“The theme of Youth Celebrating Traditions will be very evident in the activities at this event,” said MCN Youth Services Director Nancy Mason.

The Spring Celebration is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided and families and children 18 and under will be eligible for door prizes.

“We have also encouraged our community centers to get their members to the event in an effort to win various community prizes that are focused on health,” Mason said. “One community prize even includes a set of stickball sticks and community leader Jimmy Deere will also come to the community to help the members learn more about what the game really means.”

TCYC is an organization made up of different MCN departments and programs with a mission to increase child wellness, promote responsible parenting and to ensure that children are thriving in safe, supportive and healthy environments.

A Grief Support Group will start Monday, March 16, 2015 led by Reverend Judy Conner. The group will begin meeting every Monday evening for ten weeks. The meetings will be 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. each evening at the McClendon-Winters Life Celebration Center at 310 East Sixth in Okmulgee. Anyone who has experienced a loss is welcome. For transportation or information, please call McClendon-Winters Funeral Home 918.756.1677 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Center and Archives will sponsor a free screening of Muscogee (Creek) citizen Sterlin Harjo’s film, “This May Be The Last Time,” March 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre in Okmulgee, Okla. Harjo will be available for questions after the showing. Additional showings will be held March 13 at 7:15 p.m., March 14 at 1:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and March 15 at 1:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., each at a cost of $5.

he Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Center and Archives will host a fiddle dance demonstration at the American Indian Festival of Words at the Hardesty Regional Library in Tulsa on March 7 at 12:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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