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 Okemah, Oklahoma

Okemah is a city in Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States. It is the county seat of Okfuskee County. It is the birthplace of folk music legend Woody Guthrie. Thlopthlocco Tribal Town, a federally recognized Muscogee Indian tribe, is headquartered in Okemah. The population was 3,223 at the 2010 census and about 23 percent of the residents identified as Native American.

Historically occupied by the Osage and Quapaw, who ceded their lands to the United States by 1825, after Indian Removal of tribes from the Southeast United States in the 1830s, this area was assigned to the Creek Nation and specifically, the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town. logo
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Though born in Okemah, OKla, Evan Felker grew up in Wright City, Okla., ... The Winding Stair Mountains are in Southeastern Oklahoma and ...
... but workers from Manhattan Construction for one week starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, per direction of the Oklahoma Fire Marshal.
Okemah native Loren Fox recently had a surprise visit in her ... high school Graduate and is a 2016 graduate of the University of Oklahoma.
Sgt. Duke represented the Oklahoma Army National Guard as it was ... Ramsey added the 2-point-conversion and it was 8-0 Okemah with 2:56 ...
One by one, the names and accomplishments of 50 Indian Elders were shared with an audience of more than 800 at AARP Oklahoma's 9th ...
Brandi Bumgardner from Boley, Okla. in Okfuskee County, recently placed first in the Sweet Breads Category of the Senior Division at the State ...
An SUV was heading east on Oklahoma 56 about 3 miles west of Okemah when the driver -- Renee McKee, 60, of Wewoka -- saw something ...
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) and the Department of Corrections (DOC) announced last week a new approach to ...
The Feeding Oklahoma food drive was launched in partnership with the ... to our state," remarked BancFirst Okemah President Chris Dixon.
They are circulating Cold case playing cards around Oklahoma prisons. The hope is that inmates will recognize someone and come forward ...
Russell Westbrook hit a pull-up jumper with seven seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit in the final four minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91 on Monday night.
police say they have arrested a woman suspected of driving the vehicle used by three men who were attempting to rob a home and were shot to death by the homeowner's son.
His song "Love Is A Language" was inspired by his nonverbal autistic brother. We spoke with Seth in front of an audience at the Woody Guthrie Festival in Okemah, Oklahoma. Listen to Art of the Song every Thursday at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
"Numerous severe storms with very large hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds are expected after 4 p.m. CDT, especially across central and eastern Oklahoma and north Texas through evening," the center said. " ... models ... "Initial storms will likely be ...
Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston rockets never trailed while cruising to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. Russell Westbrook had 39 points, ...
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Severe thunderstorms with hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are likely this afternoon and evening, forecasters said. According to the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, the Tulsa area is in the "enhanced" category for severe weather, while the ...
Last night's episode of "Scandal" brought a major shocker as a beloved character was shot. OK, spoilers ahead: Don't say we didn't warn you!
Oklahoma State promoted assistant Mike Boynton to head coach less than a week after Brad Underwood left for Illinois. Oklahoma State announced the decision on its website Friday. Boynton, 35, helped engineer Oklahoma State's run to the NCAA ...
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Oklahoma City hasn't been too kind to Baylor the last few years in the women's NCAA Tournament. The Lady Bears lost in 2013 to Louisville and in 2015 to Notre Dame.
Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. The Thunder have won 16 straight games ...
The Oklahoma employment Security Commission has released the Oklahoma Employment Report for January. While unemployment rates improved for most Oklahoma counties in January, Okfuskee County experienced a .1 percent rise. In 2016, Okfuskee ...
Baylor left Oklahoma City two weeks ago after a rare loss in the Big 12 Tournament. Two years ago, their season ended after losing an NCAA elite Eight game in the same building.
Guthrie became an especially important influence on Paul when he took part in musical tributes to America's most famous troubadour at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and in Guthrie's hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma in 1998. At the invitation of ...
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today that he will host a telephone town hall for Oklahomans on Wednesday, March 22, at 6:20 p.m.
Klay Thompson scored 34 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95 on Monday night in a heated matchup filled with trash talking, physical play and technical fouls.
I-40 remains narrowed to one lane in each direction at SH-48 and SH-48 is closed at I-40 through fall 2017 for bridge reconstruction.
Oklahoma prosecutors have filed child prostitution charges against state Sen. Ralph Shortey ... Ralph Shortey of most of his privileges last Wednesday when allegations emerged that the Oklahoma City Republican had allegedly offered money for sex with a ...
Gov. Mary Fallin has signed House Bill 1845, which allows Oklahoma to become compliant with the federal Real ID Act of 2005.
Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Sacramento Kings 110-94 on Saturday.
Oklahoma State coach Brad Underwood is leaving Stillwater for Illinois after just one season, calling the chance to lead the Fighting Illini a "once in a lifetime opportunity.
The rest of the field gets underway Friday, with streaking Big Ten champion Michigan taking on 10th-seeded Oklahoma State at 12:15 p.m EST.
Guthrie became an especially important influence on Paul when he took part in musical tributes to America's most famous troubadour at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and in Guthrie's hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma in 1998. At the invitation of ...
A top Danish prosecutor says the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's ousted president can be extradited for prosecution there.
Russell Westbrook had 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds in three quarters for his 34th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder registered their fourth consecutive win with a 123-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night.
"This is not a presumption of guilt or innocence. The Oklahoma Senate has full faith that the judicial system will play out appropriately and bring this matter to a lawful conclusion.
27, according to NonDoc, Oklahoma City artist Jack Fowler and technical expert Stephen Tyler projected a giant painting of Guthrie onto a tarpaulin on the side of the Oklahoma state Capitol. Guthrie, who was born in 1912 in Okemah, Okla., was famous, ...
1 seed Kansas, which was rewarded for its 13th straight regular-season conference championship by getting to play the opening round just down the road in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Jayhawks face the winner of a play-in game between North Carolina Central ...
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety has learned of a telephone scam targeting Oklahoma citizens, with the caller claiming to represent the DMV.
Bill Bunting, forecast operations chief for the Oklahoma-based Storm Prediction Center, said late Tuesday that the powerful gusts that fanned the wildfires in Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas should ease to about 10 to 20 mph on Wednesday. He said t.
The public is invited to a "Conversations in Caregiving" Caregiver Support Group Meeting, Saturday morning, March 18, from 10 a.m.
Oklahoma Voter Registrations Application forms are available at the County election Board office located inside the Okfuskee County Courthouse at 209 North Third Street in Okemah. Applications may be available at some post offices, tag agencies, etc.
Oklahoma City - Today, Oklahoma Department of Corrections (DOC) Director Joe M. Allbaugh sent letters to 10 county jail administrators announcing the cancellation of their contracts with the agency.
The race for the major player of the year awards in college basketball was a split decision in 2016. Oklahoma's Buddy Hield won the Naismith and Wooden awards, while Michigan State's Denzel Valentine was The Associated Press player of the year.
The area in and around Okemah, OK offers some of the greatest restaurant experiences that our nation has to offer, including dishes from all over the country, including southern cuisine, BBQ and American favorites - whether you're looking for a casual ...
John Bennett's office distributed the questionnaire on Thursday as the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations organized its annual Muslim Day at the Capitol.
He joined the Oklahoma Horseshoe Pitchers Association where he learned to keep score like a pro, and how to tell the difference between the metal horseshoes the experts use.
The American burying beetle is the only federally classified endangered species in Oklahoma and has caused a setback to reconstructing the access road for the new Muscogee (Creek) Nation Community hospital in Okemah, Okla. Completion of the road is ...
Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook believes Joe Mixon should be at this week's NFL's scouting combine. Mixon was absent during Friday's running back workouts because a league policy bars players convicted of violent crimes from attending.





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