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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.

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Roger Thompson, R-Okemah, and Sen. Frank Simpson, R-Springer, announced World ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 451,888 people in Oklahoma are diabetic. Of those, it's estimated 100,000 Oklahomans have ...
Private First Class Lyndol R. Wilson, a Marine from Okemah, served in Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous ... In the early '90s, I went to the Oklahoma City veterans Center for help understanding why I kept reliving my military ...

(Cushing, Okla.) Lachenmeyer arts Center announced the winner of this year's Best of Show Award for the 28th annual Festival in the Park juried art show held Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Cushing Memorial Park.
I once listened to a Library Of Congress recording of Woody Guthrie talking about riding a freight train through McAlester, presumably on his way back to, or away from, his home town of Okemah, Oklahoma. It brought an immediacy to me about Woody I hadn ...
MUSKOGEE, Okla. - When Mary Ross retired from teaching in 1982, she turned to a new calling at nursing homes. More than 30 years later, Ross continues to bring comfort and happiness to nursing home residents - even though, at 92, she now is older ...
Apple chose to premiere the tribute album at the 2016 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, OK where Audrey was a well-loved regular.

Norman North 49, Southmoore 21. OKC Patriots 2, Immanuel Lutheran 0. Okemah 54, Haskell 6. Oklahoma Union 48, Chelsea 20.
26 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee, Okla. Sterling Cosper/ ... which passed 14-0. The MCN Office of child Care wishes to enter into an agreement with the University of Oklahoma Outreach/College of Continuing education Center for Early Childhood ...
Purchased from the University of Oklahoma in 2013 for $1 million, the former George Nigh Rehabilitation Center will become strictly an outpatient center, with all in-patient services moving to the Creek Nation Medical Center in downtown Okmulgee.
The Fiesta Marts are located in Broken Arrow, Chouteau, Warner, Eufaula, Okemah and Tulsa, Okla. The owner and founder of Tulsa-based Arkansas Valley, Weister Smith, will continue to be an integral part of Empire petroleum's growth plans in the Sooner ...
(Cushing, Okla) The Lachenmeyer arts Center is pleased to announce its roster of artists for the 28th annual Festival in the Park.
Oklahoma football: Leadership must emerge to keep season from crumbling ... Wind a growing force in Oklahoma energy ... Intermediate school, Green Country Lacrosse, Southwest Veterinary hospital, US military Dogs of Saudi Arabia, Haskell Middle School ...
Norman North 56, Edmond Santa Fe 7. OKC Northwest 52, Tulsa (Nathan) Hale 47. OKC U.S. Grant 14, OKC Southeast 7. Okeene 50, Sayre 7. Okemah 34, Meeker 6. Oklahoma Christian Academy 67, Crooked Oak 13. Oklahoma Union 34, Fairland 32.
Okemah, Okla. - On a sunny Tuesday morning, a gentleman by the name of Dillard Vaught gets himself comfortable and takes a seat.
John Fullbright is not your typical Oklahoma singer-songwriter. Nope, he's somehow above the usual run, and not even that reminiscent of Woody Guthrie, who was from the same town, Okemah, as Fullbright, who wowed a Thursday-evening crowd at the ...
Jason R. Hammer, 39, Okemah, Oklahoma, sentence suspended, four years probation for felony nonsupport with $1,244.03 monthly child support, $100 monthly arrearages and court cost waived.
OKC Southeast 7, Capitol Hill 6. Okemah 21, Christian Heritage Academy 20, OT. Oklahoma Union 35, Quapaw 16. Owasso 59, Bartlesville 14.

Oaks 36, Keota 24. OKC Patriots 50, Wright Christian 0. OKC Southeast 7, Capitol Hill 6. Okemah 21, Christian Heritage Academy 20, OT.
27 at the MCN Mound Building in Okmulgee, Okla. Sterling ... TR 16-122 Authorizing the principal chief to execute a business associate agreement with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). Rep. .... and they said $1.5 million and I said, 'OK ...
In the video above, readers will see Wall head to Okemah, Okla. - birthplace of Woody Guthrie - and get an intimate glimpse into Wall's sound and songwriting philosophy.
Dawson has practiced family medicine in Oklahoma since 2006 and she is passionate about healthy, active living. Prior to joining Utica Park Clinic, she cared for patients at Muscogee (Creek) Nation Health System in Okemah and Sapulpa for 10 years.
Oklahoma Union 28, Kansas 20. Panama 45, Warner 18. Pawhuska 35, Kellyville 0. Plainview 35, Broken Bow 13. Porter Consolidated 31, Gore 15.
The two died a couple of years apart (Guthrie in 1967, Kerouac two years later) and though Guthrie was born in Oklahoma, their legacies have been compared and contrasted over the years by many folks.
Wright Drilling & Exploration, Inc. announced today the start of its next oil well project in a series of projects in Okfuskee County, OK. The project, the Waylon #1, is located northwest of Okemah in Okfuskee County, OK. "We are pleased to commence ...
Death notices include basic information about the deceased: the person's name, age, occupation, date of death, place of death, visitation and service information.
... for the Norman Transcript and the Oklahoma Daily. He joined the navy during World War II, serving in the South Pacific.
She attended school in Okemah, Okla. She was united in marriage to Clenith "Grant" Epperson on May 27, 1949, in Ponca City and they made Ponca City their home.
Pendola, Tina A., 67, state of Oklahoma veterans representative, died Thursday. Graveside service 9 a.m. Wednesday, Floral Haven Memorial gardens, Broken Arrow.
Dorothy Marie Graham, 96, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the First Baptist Church in Meeker.
(Courtesy MCN public relations) Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd gave a summary of his report for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 during the July 30 MCN National Council quarterly session at the Mound Building in Okmulgee, Okla.
TWILIGHT, Okla. -- Marvin Bullock, 93, of Twilight, Okla., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Fort Smith. He was born March 21, 1923, at Excelsior.
Kyle Loveless, R-Oklahoma City, has requested a study on the state's civil asset forfeiture laws, where a conviction is not required to have one's possessions seized by law enforcement if they are suspected of being used in a crime.
Rodeo fans, coming up Aug. 6-7, the Golden Pony Casino will present the 36th Annual Clearview Open Rodeo at the Clearview Memorial Arena in Clearview, Okla. According to organizers, this will be one of the biggest and best rodeos in the history of ...
Delaware COUNTY - The Oklahoma Secondary schools Activities Association released their tentative ADM or Average Daily Membership for classification purposes for Oklahoma high schools in sports, band, academic competition along with speech and ...
Carl is survived by his wife Sue Steele; three children, Atoya and Raymond McDonald of Meeker, Jeff and Susan Steele of Meeker, and Angelia and Dennis Cobble of Okemah; seven grandchildren, Sherri McDonald, Heather and Clay Duggan, Jessica and ...
Oklahoma Voter Registration Application forms are always 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 ...
Frank Baressi, 62, the driver of the truck and owner of Okemah Express LLC, said the Tesla driver was "playing Harry Potter on the TV screen" at the time of the crash and driving so quickly that "he went so fast through my trailer I didn't see him ...
Western swing music aficionados from throughout Oklahoma, Texas and across the United States are gathering in Lawton this weekend for the Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest's (WSMSS) Hall of Fame.
This week marked the 104th birthday of peoples' musician Woody Guthrie. Guthrie, born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie on July 14, 1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma spent his career travelling the United States and singing for everyday working people - telling their ...
Longtime Ponca City resident Irene Hazen, 85, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Mercy hospital, Oklahoma City. A visitation with ... Irene was born March 27, 1931, near Okemah, Okla., the daughter of Cranford and Dora Wilson. The family moved ...
January 2007: More than 122,000 people in eastern Oklahoma from a variety of utility companies were without power after an ice storm.
Oklahoma City - It is hot outside, so a lot of people will be looking for ways to cool off. In addition to swimming in area lakes, you can also head to the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, which is already underway in Okemah. Events continue throughout the ...
Legendary American folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie was born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie on July 14, 1912, in Okemah, Okla. By the age of 16, he was on the road, working odd jobs, playing music and writing songs. He moved to New York and ...
Frank Baressi, 62, the driver of the truck and owner of Okemah Express LLC, said the Tesla driver was "playing Harry Potter on the TV screen" at the time of the crash and driving so quickly that "he went so fast through my trailer I didn't see him ...
135th Otoe-Missouria Summer Encampment - is going on July 14th (2016) at 7 PM until July 17th at 11:59 pm. Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians is located at 8151 Highway 177, Red Rock, Oklahoma. For tickets to this event go online to http://www.omtribe.org/.
Oklahoma is home to musicians of all genres, from Carrie Underwood to the All-American Rejects and Hinder. One weekend each year, a town of about 3,000 people, just over an hour east of Oklahoma City, doubles in size to pay homage to a hometown hero ...
The Mvskoke March will be held July 18-21. The event will kick off at noon July 18 at the historic Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House and end 110 miles later at the Oklahoma State Capitol at noon where a Teen Dating Violence awareness rally will be ...
Okemah celebrates its native son Woody Guthrie with the return of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, bringing dozens of musicians to the small Oklahoma town. The event kicks off Wednesday with a special performance by Graham Nash, set for 8 p.m. at the ...
WoodyFest, the annual music festival held to honor Oklahoma's native son Woody Guthrie, is set for Wednesday through Sunday, July 13-17, in Guthrie's home town of Okemah. Guthrie, the internationally renowned singer, songwriter, poet and author, ...
Donald Ray Nichols Sr., 79, of Shawnee, passed away July 11, 2016. He was born Oct. 29, 1936, in Okemah to Raymond and Velma Nichols.


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