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Mon., Jan. 15isanational holiday in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. It celebrates his life and achievements as an in­fluential American civil rights leader.

Town of Hennessey street and water employees have been kept busy due to water line leaks that started New Year’s day. The single and teen digit temps weren’t the only reasons for the problems.

Enel Green Power North America representatives announced last week that their 300 megawatt Red Dirt Wind Farm east of Hennessey is operational.


Hennessey’s supporting cast stepped up in a huge way and helped bring home another conference championship.

When Hennessey and Crescent met for the ­ first time this season, Skye Simunek made a buzzerbeating 3-pointer to lift  the Lady Eagles to a onepoint win.

Eagle Cale Blehm had a great deadlift pull of 435 lbs. to finish first in the deadlift at a state meet, said coach Rick Luetjen.

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


Earl Eugene Thiems, 88, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at First Shamrock Care Center in Kingfisher,OK. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. , Wednesday, Jan.

­The funeral for June Franklin, 85 will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday January 3, 2018 at First United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. P. J. Stewart and Rev. Mike Channel.

A celebration of the life Earl “Shorty” Wollard, 100 will be at 2:00 PM Sunday January 14, 2018 at Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Jimmy Berkenbile.

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