Henryetta native Jeremy Hays plays the role of Raoul in New York's Broadway production of “Phantom of the Opera.”
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFTFree-Lance Editor Jeremy Hay’s dream was to be a professional baseball player. As a former Little League pitcher, the Henryetta native spent several hours training to... + continue reading

A Glenpool woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday while stopped on the shoulder of Highway 75 to retrieve appliances that had fallen out of her truck.

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A Glenpool woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on US 75 one mile south of Preston. The crash, at 5:29 p.m., forced the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to halt traffic in the... + continue reading
Henryetta senior offensive lineman (55) prepares to block a Muldrow defender during  last Friday’s non-district game at historic Cameron Field. 
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Henryetta sophomore Nathan George (seated) leads the Knight football team onto the field prior to last Friday’s home game against Muldrow. George was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma, a type of NON-Hodgkins Lymphoma, on May 27, 2016 and is currently in remission from the disease. Guiding George on the field is his father, William George.
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By LARRY OWENFree-Lance Sports Editor HENRYETTA - The Henryetta Golden Knights suffered their fifth-straight loss of the 2016 season and eighth-straight since October 23, 2015 - a 42-0 thrashing... + continue reading
Brannon Murphy and Zoey Wheeler were crowned the 2016 Henryetta homecoming king and queen at Friday night’s game. Brannon is the son of Angie and Willie Murphy, and he is involved in football, weightlifting, baseball and is a fourth year honor student. Zoey is the daughter of Jawanna and Brandon Wheeler. She is a football trainer and is in the National Honor Society. 
 
The ceremony took place at the football stadium at 6:30 p.m. The homecoming court lined up under the Knights tunnel and were recognized by class. Henryetta football team and cheerleaders supported the court from the field. After the ceremony, the band, cheerleaders and Knights fans lined the field to cheer on the football team as they ran onto the field. Nathan George was honored as the first to exit the Knights tunnel with the team behind him. The Knights battled strong throughout the game and ended with a loss against Muldrow 18-36.
 
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Jaden Peavler tried out the handicapped accessible swing for the first time Monday at McCutcheon Park. The swing contains straps to tie down the wheelchair to make it feel stable and secure for the child.
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by ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFTFree-Lance editor The cooler temperatures came just in time for the official opening of Henryetta’s McCutcheon Park. Henryetta Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Jennifer... + continue reading
Henryetta native Jeremy Hays plays the role of Raoul in New York's Broadway production of “Phantom of the Opera.”
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A Glenpool woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday while stopped on the shoulder of Highway 75 to retrieve appliances that had fallen out of her truck.

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Henryetta senior offensive lineman (55) prepares to block a Muldrow defender during  last Friday’s non-district game at historic Cameron Field. 
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Henryetta sophomore Nathan George (seated) leads the Knight football team onto the field prior to last Friday’s home game against Muldrow. George was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma, a type of NON-Hodgkins Lymphoma, on May 27, 2016 and is currently in remission from the disease. Guiding George on the field is his father, William George.
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Brannon Murphy and Zoey Wheeler were crowned the 2016 Henryetta homecoming king and queen at Friday night’s game. Brannon is the son of Angie and Willie Murphy, and he is involved in football, weightlifting, baseball and is a fourth year honor student. Zoey is the daughter of Jawanna and Brandon Wheeler. She is a football trainer and is in the National Honor Society. 
 
The ceremony took place at the football stadium at 6:30 p.m. The homecoming court lined up under the Knights tunnel and were recognized by class. Henryetta football team and cheerleaders supported the court from the field. After the ceremony, the band, cheerleaders and Knights fans lined the field to cheer on the football team as they ran onto the field. Nathan George was honored as the first to exit the Knights tunnel with the team behind him. The Knights battled strong throughout the game and ended with a loss against Muldrow 18-36.
 
See all the homecoming court on page 3B.
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Jaden Peavler tried out the handicapped accessible swing for the first time Monday at McCutcheon Park. The swing contains straps to tie down the wheelchair to make it feel stable and secure for the child.
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By LARRY OWENFree-Lance Sports Editor The future looks bright for the fastpitch softball program at Henryetta Public Schools.In 2016, the Lady Knight junior high team played in a total of 15 games. The HMS squad would finish the 2016 campaign with a near-perfect record of 14-1.The lone setback for the Lady Knights came at the Haskell Festival... + continue reading

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Henryetta Chamber of Commerce welcomed newest member Drew Gillispie of Modern Woodmen of America Wednesday. Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization. Pictured from left to right Ronnie Kell, Jeremy Roberts, Lyle Stogner, Drew Gillispie, Stacy Blanchett and Jake Kell. 

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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFTFree-Lance Editor Henryetta Chamber of Commerce welcomed newest member Drew Gillispie of Modern Woodmen of America Wednesday. Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization. The fraternal financial services was founded in Iowa in 1883, and has served nearly 770,000 members. The... + continue reading
Henryetta was chosen as an annual location for Love’s fundraiser event for the Children’s Miracle Network due to its unique Skate Park. The Skate Park was built by skaters in 2005.
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By ASHLEY WOLSTONCROFTFree-Lance Editor Each year, the Children’s Miracle Network raises $250 million for sick children and their families. Henryetta has an opportunity to contribute to that amount Sunday at 2 p.m. during a skateboard competition at Henryetta’s Skate Park. The event, “Skate Jam 2016”, will be sponsored by Love’s... + continue reading
Henryetta offensive line members (from left) Colten Wion, Kyle Tarkington, Morgan Dumond, Brice Sanford, and Cameron Slyconish prepare to keep the defense out of the backfield during a September 9 showdown with the Beggs Golden Demons at historic Cameron Field. The HHS offensive line will be looked upon this week to open up running lanes for the running backs, as well as provide protection for the quarterback in tonight’s non-district meeting with the Muldrow Bulldogs at historic Cameron Field. Kickoff for tonight’s contest is set for 7 p.m. at historic Cameron Field. Homecoming festivities will take part prior to the game, beginning at 6 p.m.
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Henryetta quarterback Darious Tiger (1) runs for the end zone during the first quarter of last Friday’s home game against Muldrow. Tiger would finish with 163 yards rushing and 2 TDs in the Knights’ 36-18 loss.
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The Henryetta Middle School fastpitch softball team went 14-1 in 2016. The lone loss for the Lady Knights would come against Beggs at the Haskell Festival. The HMS squad was coached by Rodrigo Barcenas (back row left) and Brandon Elizararras (back row right). The Lady Knight team members include (not in order): Avery Miller, Kate Dwiggins, Lexi Lollis, Kassedi Gobin, Hulleah Wincle, Jaylin Joslin, Skylar Morris, Hannah Padget, Skylar Smallwood, Maddie Byroads, Raelynne Fudge, Brook Baughman, Jaden Simpson, Aggie Gillin, and Emily Hargrove.

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The Dewar Lady Dragon fastpitch softball team captured their 19th district championship in school history last Thursday with a 3-game sweep of the Class A district tournament at Al Kessel Field in Dewar. The Lady Dragons blanked Braggs 10-0, then defeated Weleetka 8-5 and 8-0, respectively, to complete the 3-game sweep.
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I had an appointment at the V.A. Hospital and while there I usually stand around out by the smoking area visiting and talking with other veterans.  We all had our branch of the military caps on... + continue reading

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Jenna and Jordan Simons are happy to announce the birth of their son, Barrhett Maxwell Simons, born on May 23, 2016 at 5:23 p.m. at the Stillwater Medical Center. He was welcomed by family and friends. His grandparents are Rhonda and Robert Simons and Janet and Steve Callaham. Simons was named after Jenna Simons grandfather Max. He came into the world weighing 7.15 lbs., and 20 inches long.
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Proud parents, Josh and Tina Brittenham, are happy to announce the birth of their first child, Jameson Wade Brittenham.  Jameson was born at 12:05 a.m., Saturday, April 16, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. In addition to his parents welcoming him are very proud maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Janice Spurlock, maternal great grandparents, Billy and Patsy Spurlock, paternal grandparents Rev. and Mrs. Harold Brittenham. Jameson weighed 8lbs and 1 oz. and was 21 inches long.

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Levi “Cash” Bridges graduated from Northeastern State University College of Liberal Arts in Tahlequah on Saturday, December 12, 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Business.
He was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity and served as president. Cash is the grandson of Carl and Phyllis Chaney and son of the late Cara Bridges. He is the great grandson of the late Phillip and Billie Marshall and the late Jess and Katherine Chaney, all of Henryetta.

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Greenlie Joy Jones recently celebrated her first birthday with family and friends at a party at her house. The party had a Winter ONE-derland theme. After all, it's SNOW much fun to be ONE! Guests enjoyed a hot chocolate bar and dessert while watching Greenlie smash her birthday cake. Greenlie is the daughter of Casey and Leslie Jones and the sister of Traber Jones. She is the granddaughter of Billy and Kim Green and the late Roger and Joy Jones. Greenlie is the great-granddaughter of Rolland and Bruenell Ellis, Bill and Martha Green, and Mack and Jo Frances Thompson. Greenlie is truly ONE-derful and loved by many!
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