November 5th, 2012
Melveena Louise Bates, 55, of Harrah was born Feb. 9, 1957, to Melford Wesley Weaver Sr. and Bernice Monks Weaver.
Vena grew up in Panama and graduated from high school there. She had lived in Ardmore.
She was a retired teacher. Vena liked to travel and fish.Â She was a loving wife, mother and friend to all people.Â She was preceded in death by her father.
Absent from the body is to be present with the Lord through his faith in Jesus Christ. On Nov. 3, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark., surrounded by his loving family, Raymond Eli Tomlin went to be with his Lord and Savior. He was born June 7, 1935, in Sacramento, Calif., to Lewis and Orthel (Brown) Tomlin.
Â Raymond, 77, of Keota was a retired carpenter and rancher. He enjoyed restoring antique cars and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jerry Edward Thompson, 68, of Cameron died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Jerry was born Aug. 26, 1944, in Poteau to Richard and Annie Velma (Gullick) Thompson. He worked for the local cable company for more than 42 years. After retiring he worked for Gentry Ranch. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, AJ, RC, Bud, and Wayne Thompson; sister, Amanda Thompson; and mother-in-law, Sylvia Heavener Brown.
Everett Lee McGuire, 57, of Panama was born March 8, 1955, in Tulsa and went to be with our heavenly father and Everettâ€™s sister, Sissie, on Oct. 30, 2012.Â
Linda Sue Barnes, 67, of Cameron died Sunday, November 4, 2012 in Poteau.Â Linda was born Aug. 30, 1945, in Bishop, Va., to Benjamin Harold and Martha Jane (Mathena) Cunningham. She was a seamstress and worked for many years at the Western Shirt factory â€śFlyer Garment.â€ť She was preceded in death by her parents and stepdaughter, Vanessa Barnes.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” The Arkansas Razorbacks finally came through with a win as they celebrated homecoming with a 19-15 victory over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday at Frank Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
The Razorbacks (4-5) were challenged all day by a good Golden Hurricane team (7-2), which saw its seven-game winning streak snapped but is undefeated in Conference USA.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” It's always frustrating on a losing team to know that it had a chance to win that respective contest. Just as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.
Tulsa failed to capitalize on getting five more points â€” missing a field goal and an extra point, while having a second PAT blocked by Arkansas defender DeQuinta Jones) â€” and the end result was a 19-15 loss to the Razorbacks, who got to make it a happy homecoming for the 64, 451 in attendance on Saturday at Frank Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
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Voters were greeted by LeFlore County Election Board Secretary Phillip Zearley Monday as they submitted their voter identification card or Oklahoma driver's license so they could cast their early vote in Tuesday's General Election.
According to Zearley, this years turn-out has been the largest he has seen in years.
Pocola Police have confirmed the body of Pocola missing woman Ruby Poole, 74, was found Saturday.
According to Pocola Chief of Police Steve Howard, Poole's body was found near Wells Creek Bridge on State Highway 112.
Howard said there doesn't appear to be any foul play involved in Poole's death but her body has been sent to the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Officer to determine the official cause of death.