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Work started last week on sound systems south of First St. and north of Oklahoma Ave. in time for all to be able to hear the Pat Hennessey Parade announcer Sat., Aug. 12.

No telling today, but last Thursday evening it registered 105 degrees at 8 p.m. on the First Baptist Church sign on First St. And yes, that was in the shade. It was 8 p.m.

The town’s July sales tax return of $131,337 is up 36% ($47,799) compared to receipts from last year’s July return of $110,691.


Hennessey Public School is about to open its doors again for the year, and with the start of school comes the start of football season.

Hennessey choral students, Jaden Matthews (left) and Keeley Gallia, attended All-State Choir Camp at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.

The HHS cheerleaders attended cheer camp June 1-2, where the girls received superior ratings during camp evaluations.

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


Graveside services for Wanita B. Mott, 92, Hennessey, will be at 10 a.m. Thurs., July 20, 2017, at Hennessey Cemetery officiated by Rev. Glenn Rowley.

Timothy Neal Steinert, 54, Hennessey, died Sun., July 2, 2017. No services. Cremation arrangements by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.

The funeral for Albert Ray Copeland, 83, Hennessey was at 10:00 a.m. Mon., July 10, 2017, at 132 Bible Church and was officiated by L. D. Choate.

The Hennessey Clipper

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Hennessey, OK 73742

Phone: 405-853-4888