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Nicholson honored as outstanding prosecutor

August 4, 2011

A LeFlore County
Assistant District Attorney
who has dedicated her
entire career to helping
victims find peace through
prosecution was honored
at the annual Oklahoma
District Attorney’s
Conference last week
being named as the recipient
of the 2011 Mitch
Sperry Memorial Award
for Out s tanding
Margaret Nicholson,
Meg as most people know
her, began her journey
into helping others at the
University of Texas. She
graduated with her
Bachelor’s Degree in
Psychology and was
quickly accepted to the
Oklahoma College of Law.
She obtained her law

KTC promotes new assistant

August 4, 2011

Kiamichi Technology
Center recently hired
Michael Culwell as their
Assistant Director for
their Poteau and Spiro
Campuses. Culwell brings
15 years experience in
education to KTC.
He is a graduate of
Bokoshe High School. He
received his Associates
degree from Carl Albert
State College. He earned
his Bachelor’s and
Master’s degrees from
Northeastern State
Culwell started his professional
career as a
Spanish instructor at Spiro
High School.
After teaching at Spiro
High School for four
years, Mr. Culwell worked
as high school principal at

James Leroy Gould

August 4, 2011

James Leroy Gould, 87,
of Spiro died July 1, 2011,
in Fort Smith, Ark. Services
will be held at 10 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 6, at Spiro
Church of Christ. Burial
will be at Old Bokoshe
Cemetery. Services are
under the direction of Grace
Manor Funeral Home,

Raye Angel

August 4, 2011

Raye Angel, 93, of Heavener died Sunday, July 31,
2011. Services will be held Friday, Aug. 5, at Dowden
Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Burial will be at
Hontubby Cemetery in Heavener. Arrangements are
under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home,

Anthony Leonard "Tony" Adkins

August 4, 2011

Anthony Leonard “Tony” Adkins, 30, of
Poteau died Friday, July 29, 2011, in
Tony was born in Lawton on Aug. 8,
1980, to Alfred Leonard and Christa Marion
(Deubel) Adkins. Tony was preceded in
death by his brother-in-law, Bartley Keith
Hobson; paternal grandparents, Justus and
Lola Marie Adkins; maternal grandparents,
Erwin and Emma Deubel; uncle, Joe Diego; and aunt,
Evelyn Adkins.
Survivors include his son, Anthony A. Adkins of
Poteau; his parents, Alfred and Christa Adkins of Poteau;
sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda Sue and Scott Dollens,

Scout Wayne Kiger

August 4, 2011

Scout Wayne Kiger, 1, of Searcy, Ark.,
died peacefully in the loving arms of his
parents, Sunday, July 31, 2011.
Scout was born in Searcy on July 7,
2010, to James and Ashley Tiffee Kiger. In
addition to his parents, Scout leaves to
cherish his memory his maternal grandparents,
Jason and Ellen Tiffee; his paternal
grandparents, Jim and Cheryl Kiger; aunts
and uncles, Kerry Frazier, Jeff Tiffee, Laci Tiffee, Catherine
Kiger; other great aunts and uncles, cousins, numerous
other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the

Jackie Dale Shelton

August 4, 2011

Jackie Dale Shelton, 74, of Union City
died after a short battle with cancer.
He was born July 22, 1937, in Shady
Point to Noah and Lula Lee Winter-Shelton.
Jackie served in the U.S. Navy. After his
military service, he retired as a sheet metal
worker at Tinker Field in Oklahoma City.
He also worked as a truck driver and for
Lucky Star Casino.
Jackie was preceded in death by his parents; wife,
Shelby Jean; three brothers and three sisters. He is survived
by his widow, Suzie, of the home; three daughters,
Kris Shelton of the home, Cheryl Noel and Larry of

Emmie Jean Camp

August 4, 2011

Emmie Jean Camp, 74, died July 29, 2011, at Eastern
Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau. Arrangements are
under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home,

Robert William Rorabaugh

August 4, 2011

Robert William Rorabaugh, 73, of Heavener died
Saturday, July 30, 2011. Private family services will be
held. Arrangements are under direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

June Maxine Wann

August 4, 2011

June Maxine Wann, 87, of Wister died Saturday, July
30, 2011. Services were held Monday, Aug. 1, under the
direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

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