Archive - Jan 2014
A large grass fire that endangered gas wells along Oklahoma Highway 83 burned several acres Monday afternoon. Members of the Monroe, Howe and Heavener fire departments responded to the blaze south of Bonnie's Plant Farm.
PDN photo by Kim Ross
Raymond Goodwin, 74, of Keota died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 in Keota.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Saving Grace Refuge Church, Keota.Â Burial will be in Minerâ€™s Cemetery, McCurtain, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
The Forestry Department will be conducting a controlled burn beginning at 11 a.m. Monday morning in the Cedar Lake area of LeFlore County.
Outdoor burning is still discouraged due to high fire risks.
Brent Allen Graham, 25, of Pocola died Wednesday January 15, 2014. Brent loved his family, and he loved God. He loved being in the outdoors, playing sports, rock climbing, chess and was an amateur artist. Brent was preceded in death by his grandfather, Floyd Graham, and brother, Josh Graham.
Survivors include his parents, Greg and Twilla Graham of Pocola; sister, Sydney Graham of Pocola; grandparents, J.B. and Donna Branch of Pocola and Sandra Smith of Greenwood, Ark.; numerous other relatives and loved ones.