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The Hennessey Board of Education held their monthly meeting last Monday, despite a riveting junior high basketball game going on right across the parking lot.

Republican Tulsa businessman Kevin Stitt defeated Democrat and former Attorney General Drew Edmonson with a comfortable 12 point margin in the Oklahoma Governor’s race.

State Rep. and House Majority Leader Mike Sanders was sworn in to serve his sixth term in the Oklahoma House of Representatives today by Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice James Winchester.


Last Thursday, the Hennessey Eagles’ fifth and sixth-grade basketball teams were joined by the middle school squads for an away trip to Crescent in which Hennessey won two out of four games.

Both of Hennessey’s fifth/sixth grade basketball teams headed to Okeene this past week to take place in their grade school tournament, where both teams played a pair of games to open their season.

The Hennessey Middle School Cross Country teams capped off their season with a tip to Oklahoma City for the 25th Annual Oklahoma Junior High All-Star Cross- Country Championships on October 18th.

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Hennessey Community Guide has been out for almost a year and it's time to update!


Evelyn Vaverka Engelking passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was born on December 24, 1932 to Lidmill E. and Stella Houska Vaverka in Hennessey, Oklahoma.

Haden Knight Minton, 87 of Midland Texas, passed away on November 11, 2018. A visitation will be November 14, 2018 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Laurence E. Hanna, 96, of Overland Park, KS, peacefully passed away on October 27, 2018 at Kansas City Hospice, surrounded by his family.

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