January 29th, 2013
The LeFlore County Sheriff's Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred on Third Street in Fort Coffee Tuesday afternoon.
According to Undersheriff Kendall Morgan, a man is being treated at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, Ark., after having his throat cut.
A search for the person responsible for the stabbing is ongoing.
Carroll Lynn Sutton, 55, of Coweta died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Services will be held at at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
C.A. Overstreet, 93, of Keota died Monday. Jan. 28, 2013.
Services are planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Stigler.
Terry Dean Childers, 51, of Pocola died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in Pocola. Terry was born Oct. 7, 1961, in Fort Smith, Ark., to James Harold and Norma Lee (Chaffin) Childers. He was a truck driver and mechanic. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Maurice and Dovie Chaffin, Cecil and Addie Childers; and nephew, Harold â€śRedâ€ť Brown. Our brother, our best friend and our handyman for anything or anybody, he was always there to lend a helping hand. He was a good man with a big heart and he loved his family dearly. He will be dearly missed.
Stephanie Lynn (Morris) Haynes, a champion barrel racer, a beautiful rich center of her family and stranger to no one, relinquished this world Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, Ark.
Mary went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of January 28, 2013 at home in the presence of her husband of 52 years, Robert (Bob) White. She fought a hard fight against leukemia. The family is so thankful for the nurses at the infusion center, at Stillwater Medical Center, as well as Dr. Terry Brown and nurse Rickae, along with Dr. Koya and all of her friends at the infusion center, St. Francis and St. John hospitals in Tulsa, who gave her such good care in her last 20 months.
According to the National Weather Service, LeFlore County will remain under threat of severe weather until this evening.
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH MID EVENING.
THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.
.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OF A FAYETTEVILLE TO MCALESTER LINE.
AREA...SOUTHEAST OF INTERSTATE 44.
AREA AT GREATEST RISK...FAR SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
Chiefs of police from several towns in LeFlore County along with the District Attorney's Office and Sheriff Rob Seale participated in a meeting at the LeFlore County Child Advocacy Center Tuesday afternoon.
The meeting was held to discuss changes in policy and procedure in regard to child crimes.
Members of the Advocacy Center along with other child services organizations were present to speak during the meeting.