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  1. Okmulgee's OSUIT Project Puts Modern Touch On Established ArchitectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A construction fence around the 'Grand Old Post Office' in Okmulgee has sparked new excitement about redevelopment in the city's downtown. The flag atop the old post office building gives you a little hint as to what's happening at the corner of 5th street and Grand Avenue in Okmulgee.


  2. Police Involved In Standoff At Okmulgee HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    He said at one point offices with a shield and long gun approached the house then retreated. A few minutes later, commands of "put up your hands," were given.


  3. Oklahoma Wildland Firefighters Battling Georgia WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The crew is made up of 20 Bureau of Indian Affairs firefighters from the Osage Nation, Okmulgee Agency, Wewoka Agency and Chickasaw Agency. A crew of Oklahoma wildland firefighters was dispatched Monday to assist Georgia wildland firefighters in containing wildfires in the Chattahoochee National Forest and surrounding areas.


  4. Okmulgee Man Assaulted By Two Men Outside His HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    An Okmulgee man was assaulted by two men while sitting outside on his front porch Thursday morning, the Okmulgee Police Department said. Police said the attack happened between 7 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. outside the man's home in the 800 block of West 2nd Street when the two men walked up to the victim's house and entered his screened-in porch.


  5. Oklahoma tribe lays off more than 100 health care workersRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 5 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    TV reports that the workers are from the tribe's six clinics and the home health program is slated to be phased out over time. In addition to the layoffs, 55 workers were transferred to other positions.


  6. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lays Off Hundreds Of Health EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 3 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Muscogee Nation Department of Health initiated mass layoffs Friday at several of the tribe's health facilities, blaming a deficit in the health department's budget. Sources said that as many as 168 people received termination letters signed by MCN Principal Chief James Floyd on September 30, 2016, and that the employees were escorted off tribal property by tribal police immediately after they were given the letters and allowed to collect their personal items. 1 comment

  7. OHP: 3-Vehicle Fatal Crash Closes Highway 75 North Of OkmulgeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A three-vehicle fatal crash north of Okmulgee has closed all southbound lanes of Highway 75, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.


  8. Okmulgee County Firefighters Train In Swift Water RescueRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 24 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The training was held at Okmulgee Lake and taught the firefighters the "skills necessary to effect safe rescues in high water emergencies," the OCEM stated in a news release. The funding to purchase safety equipment and to conduct the training was provided for by an SLA funding grant from FEMA.


  9. Love's Travel Stops Opens Okmulgee LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Love's Travel Stops opened its newest store Thursday in Okmulgee, putting about 60 people to work in Okmulgee County. The store includes an IHOP Express and is located on Highway 75 on the northern edge of Okmulgee.


  10. Boil Order Lifted For City Of OkmulgeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The City of Okmulgee has lifted a precautionary boil order one day after a 14-inch line broke near the water station. The break is near the water treatment facility, but it's surrounded by swampy land and a lot of trees; crews had to build a road to get to it.


  11. Okmulgee Water Line Break Poses Challenges For Businesses, CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A water line break in Okmulgee is causing problems for the town. People are being advised to boil their water before using it.


  12. Okmulgee Schools, Tech Centers Closed Tuesday By Water Line BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The City of Okmulgee is feeling the affects of a widespread water outage after a water line break. Emergency Management Director Tim Craighton said he understands most if not all of the city is without water.


  13. Remembering 3 Oklahoma Solders Killed In Afghanistan Five Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Five years ago, this week, three members of the Oklahoma National Guard deployed to Afghanistan were killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire. The three, Sergeant Bret D. Isenhower, 26, of Seminole; Specialist Christopher D. Horton, 26, of Collinsville, and Private First Class Tony J. Potter Jr., 20, of Okmulgee, were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team out of the Oklahoma National Guard in Tulsa.


  14. Reward Offered For Stolen Twin Hills School BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever stole two Twin Hills School District buses Tuesday morning. They left beer cans out on the playground then drove off in the buses, first an older bus that is a spare and then a newer bus that is in frequent use, McElroy told the Okmulgee Times .


  15. Good Chance For Rain As Cool Front Crosses OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Showers and storms associated with the cool front should impact folks around Tulsa to the north and west as early as this evening. Meanwhile, down to the south, a cluster of storms has been moving northeast out of north central Texas and will bring rain and storms to southeastern Oklahoma.


  16. Husband, Wife, Take Steps To Bring New Life To Old Okmulgee BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Husband, Wife, Take Steps To Bring New Life To Old Okmulgee Buil - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - For over 50 years, old offices on the second floor of the building were blocked off, but now they're about to become eight loft units. The movement is called #OkmulgeeRising, and it started two years ago.


  17. Police: Missing Okmulgee Boys Found Safe; Non-Custodial Mother In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Police located two boys who were missing and considered endangered. Authorities said the boys were taken by their mother over the weekend in Okmulgee.


  18. Police Look For 2 Missing And Endangered Okmulgee Boys, Their MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Police are looking for two boys who are missing and considered endangered. Authorities said the boys were taken by their mother over the weekend in Okmulgee.


  19. Shelf Cloud Passes Over Downtown TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    "A thunderstorm gust front and outflow boundary moved across part of northern OK and the Tulsa metro this morning," said News On 6 Meteorologist Alan Crone. "These clouds, commonly called shelf clouds, were associated with storms northwest of the metro."


  20. Oklahoma's first black state senator dies at 86Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Family members say Oklahoma's first black state senator, who held a sit-in at the state Capitol with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, has died. Sonya Porter says her father, E. Melvin Porter, died Tuesday at his Oklahoma City home after contracting a fever while in hospice care.


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