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Authorities report two dead following accidents

October 18, 2011

Three separate accidents
over the weekend claimed
the lives of two people and
left several others injured.
On Friday a single vehicle
accident claimed the life of a
Shady Point woman after the
motorcycle she was riding on
hit a bridge support.
According to the accident
report released by the
Oklahoma Highway Patrol,
Timmy Sprabary, 44, of
Wister, was driving a 2008
Yamaha motorcycle with
April Gilgo, 35, of Shady
Point as his passenger.
The two were traveling
westbound on the Reichert-
Summerfield Road near
Hodgen when Sprabary
failed to negotiate a curve.

Lawsuit claims ash is toxic

October 18, 2011

There are a host of very
serious allegations being
made by several Bokoshe
residents who filed a class
action lawsuit last week in
LeFlore County District
The lawsuit filed against
more than 23 defendants,
including AES Shady Point,
on October 6 in LeFlore
County District Court states
that the Defendants’ conduct
in the transport, storage
and disposal of waste
materials from a coal burning
power plant and oil and
gas drilling operations has
resulted in millions of tons
of waste material being
transported and deposited
in a huge pile at the disposal

The odd duck

October 18, 2011

GET THE POINTS — Poteau’s Aaron McCoy, 17, poses with his 127-pound,
26-point non-typical buck he harvested Saturday morning near Holson Valley during
youth deer hunt season. He harvested the buck with a .270 rifle. PDN plans to
run a host of deer kill pictures in the weekend edition and throughout the season.

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