September 29th, 2014
Gerald Thomas Billy, 62, of Poteau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.
Gerald was born March 13, 1952, in Poteau to Thomas Coleman and Edna Marie (Borden) Billy. He was a media coordinator at KFSM-Channel 5 for 32 years. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Norma Jean Burden.
Ronald R. Fullen, 74, of Panama died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Ron was born Nov. 19, 1939, in Summerfield to Dewey Ray and Ruth (Miller) Fullen. He served in the National Guard. Ron taught 26 years at Panama Schools. He loved to trotline and hunt; he raised fighting chickens. Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Fullen July 14, 2013; his parents; and brothers, Donald J. (twin) and Timothy Alexandra Fullen.
Donald Ray â€śDonnieâ€ť Payne, 62, of Heavener died Thursday, Sept 25, 2014, in Muskogee.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Summerfield Cemetery Pavilion under the direction of Dowden Roberts Funeral Home..
The LeFlore County District Attorney's Office announced Monday there would be no criminal charges filed against a man involved in the August shooting death of his stepson.
Mark Wiles, 49, of Shady Point, allegedly shot 21-year-old Doug Byrd during an altercation in Wiles' front yard.
Byrd later died from the gunshot wound in a Tulsa hospital.
According to the DĂ…'s office, Wiles was justified in his actions under Oklahoma's Stand Your Ground Law.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
Justin Michael Butler, child abuse, domestic abuse; $30,000 bond
ANTLERS â€” The Panama Razorbacks had their second straight strong defensive outing as they got past the Antlers Bearcats 14-12 in the District 2A-6 opener Friday night.
HEAVENER â€” Two crucial turnovers in the third quarter proved to be the difference makers as the Eufaula Ironheads rallied from a halftime deficit to down the Heavener Wolves 17-14 to spoil homecoming and the home opener for the locals Friday night at Harvey Stadium.
WELEETKA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs held with the homestanding Weleetka Outlaws in Friday nightâ€™s District B-4 contest, but in the end the home team posted a 58-12 win.
SASAKWA â€” The Bokoshe Tigers are still looking for their first win of the season.
The Sasakwa Vikings handled the Tigers 54-0 in a game that ended by the mercy rule.
The Tigers dropped to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in District C-4 play, while the Vikings improved to 2-2 overall and 1-2 in district play.
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