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  1. OHP: Two Dead In Okmulgee County WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say a 2003 Cadillac Escalade with two occupants was crashed early Sunday morning around 2:15 a.m. about one mile west of Henryetta on Hornbeam Road. They say the driver, Perphina Blackgoat of Okemah, and passenger, Jeanine Factor of Castle, were pronounced dead at the scene.

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  2. Two people killed Sunday in Okmulgee County crash, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | NewsOK.com

    ... own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. Perphina D. Blackgoat, 37, of Okemah, and Jeanine Factor, 38, of Castle, were pronounced dead at the scene about 2:20 a.m. on Hornbeam Road just west of Dewey ...

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  3. Vote in The Oklahoman's city-area high school football Player of the Week Fan PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | NewsOK.com

    ... half points as Canard recorded more than 300 total yards of offense and score three total touchdowns as OCS took down Okemah 63-26. Preston Colbert, QB, Midwest City : A monster game from the senior quarterback saw him account for eight touchdowns ...

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  4. What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 10, 2018: Hear Ellis Paul record a live album at the Blue DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | NewsOK.com

    ... headliner at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival every year since the festival's inception in 1998. Guthrie's hometown of Okemah, where the annual festival takes place, made Paul an honorary citizen that first year. Paul also release a new studio album, ...

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  5. A Story About Fred Trump and Woody Guthrie for the Midterm ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | New Yorker

    ... Klan, and played some role in the horrifying lynching, in 1911, of Laura and L. D. Nelson, seven miles southwest of Okemah, Oklahoma, Guthrie's home town. In 2000, photographs of the lynching were displayed at a gallery in New York City, as part of ...

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  6. Son Volt: Okemah And The Melody Of Riot - Deluxe EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | All About Jazz

    ... Edition of the latter band's Trace (Rhino,2015). But the release of similarly-expanded expanded version of Okemah and the Melody of Riot deserves just as much attention, and at least as much, if not more, than that afforded a comparably-conceived ...

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  7. Video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy releases new album 'Hallways'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 16, released second album, "Hallways," today on Horton Records. [Album cover photo by Wendy Thomas-Pomeroy] As previously reported , the Moore resident has marked several musical milestones in 2018, including playing the Oklahoma Room at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, Missouri, performing at the inaugural Mile 0 Fest in Key West, Florida, opening for Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson at the OKC's Rodeo Opry, and earning her own slot at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah.

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  8. Oklahoma murderer is denied appeal in razor attack on lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Darien News-Review

    In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, Kevin Sweat is escorted in the Okfuskee County Courthouse on his way to his sentencing hearing in Okemah, Okla. Sweat, who is serving three life prison terms in the murders of two girls and his fiancee, has lost an appeal Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, of his conviction on a separate assault charge.

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  9. Lowell native and concert promoter Chris Porter plans 2-day,...Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    ... observes the Lowell-born Beat Generation author's birthday every October with a series of events. Seeing that Okemah, Okla., honors a hometown hero every July with the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, Porter figured tying a festival in to Kerouac would ...

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  10. Sen. Treat selects committee chairsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | Tulsa Beacon

    ... agencies on the FY'20 budget and I look forward to the new subcommittee chairs joining the effort," said Thompson, R-Okemah. "We're going to pore over each agency budget and ask tough, meaningful questions so that we can gather information that will ...

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  11. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    NewsOK Pro is a fast and easy way to build your own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians perform at the 'Play It Loud - LIVE' benefit show at Shawnee's Grand Casino Carter Sampson performs during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  12. Interviews and video: Oklahoma-Texas musician Jimmy LaFave recorded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... provided] Jaimee Harris performs a song by the late Jimmy LaFave on July 12 during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Archives] OKEMAH - Peering out of pink heart-shaped sunglasses, Jaimee Harris crooned ...

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  13. Making 'Peace' with dying: Oklahoma-Texas musician recorded final...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... of terminal cancer. His final album, "Peace Town," was released July 13 on his Music Road Records. [Photo provided] OKEMAH - Peering out of pink heart-shaped sunglasses Jaimee Harris crooned of the sunshiny dreams in Jimmy LaFave's song "Island." ...

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  14. Interview and video: Singer-songwriter Emily Elbert books...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Ten years ago, teenage troubadour Emily Elbert earned a standing ovation in her Woody Guthrie Folk Festival debut at Brick Street CafA , where she strummed an acoustic guitar almost as big as she and held the last note of her jazzy number "I Feel Fine" a breathtakingly long time, to the delight of the about 250 music fans assembled in the Okemah venue. "I still get that feedback about the guitar," Elbert, now 29, said with a laugh.

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  15. Teachers shop for free supplies, booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Teachers from places such as Noble, Okemah, Sulphur and Snyder waited patiently - some for two hours - to stake their claim on a warehouse full of donated books and classroom supplies. Cristy Gosset, a vocal music teacher at Western Oaks Elementary School in the Putnam City District, picked up dry erase markers, spiral notebooks and tape, along with a new printer.

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  16. Interview and videos: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Buffalo Rogers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Buffalo Rogers smiles during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Spend an hour listening to his music or chatting with him about it, and you're liable to get an earful of intriguing literary references, memorably down-home turns of phrase and colorful yarns about the people, places and experiences he's collected over his years as an Oklahoma troubadour.

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  17. Sterling JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    ... and received his crown of glory and is now resting in the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ. Sterling was born in Okemah, Okla., on June 6, 1932, to Judge Dick and Idabel Jones. While at OU, he met the love of his life, RaeDonna Lee Moore, whom he ...

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  18. What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2018: Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... along with Bob Childers' "Woody's Road." Fresh off his headlining set at last week's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Ramsey will headline the Cimarron Breeze Concert series' fifth annual post-Woodyfest show. Tyler, a Tulsa musician whose ...

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  19. Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Randy Crouch performs with the Red Dirt Rangers during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah on Thursday. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman] Buffalo Rogers speaks during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  20. Oklahoma town doubles in population for Woody Guthrie festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Valley News Live

    Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival.

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