Ashland, OK

Blood donations make all the difference for McAlester teen

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - On Friday KXII will be sponsoring blood drives across Texoma and those drives can have a major impact on people in the area. 14-year0old Bentley Seymour goes to school and plays video games like any other kid. But a medical condition from his premature birth makes...
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Jessica Elizabeth Walters-Harjo

Jessica Elizabeth Walters-Harjo age 23, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 in OKC, OK. She was born December 8, 1998 in Shawnee, OK to John Walters and Tomi Postoak. Jessica attended Riverside Highschool in Anadarko, OK. She is preceded in death by her mother, Tomi Postoak and sister, Cheyna Walters-Harjo.
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Service Today for Bill J. Shipley

Bill J. Shipley was born April 1, 1930 to Audie and Opal (Pogue) Shipley. Bill passed from this life June 18, 2022 in Seminole, Oklahoma at the age of 92. Bill was born and raised in Holdenville, Oklah o m a . After graduating from high school, he worked in construction with his uncle J.D. House, learning skills that would serve him his whole life. Bill was deeply patriotic and proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years, stationed at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and San Juan Puerto Rico.

Gunnarsson leads city

SAVANNA—The City of Savanna has a new mayor — finally. The Savanna City Council unanimously approved appointing Val Gunnarsson as the new leader for the city at its Tuesday, June 14, meeting. Gunnarsson will serve until the April 2023 election when a new mayor will be elected for...
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Corene Cabaniss

Graveside services for Corene Cabaniss, 79, of Clinton, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 27 at the Clinton Cemetery. She was born April 6, 1943 in Pittsburg. She died June 26, 2022 at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. Services are under direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.

Rodney Lee Wright

Funeral services for Rodney Lee Wright, a Lehigh resident, were held Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Pastor John Kinsey officiating. Burial was in Lehigh Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements. Mr. Wright was born July 15, 1978,...

Joyce Elaine Tomlinson

Graveside services for Joyce Elaine (Parks) Tomlinson, 70, of Centrahoma were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Stonewall, OK. Criswell Funeral Service of Ada was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Tomlinson passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK....

Mary Annece Strickland

Funeral services for Mary Annece (McLellan) Strickland, a Choctaw resident, will be held Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Greg Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Cairo Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the chapel.

Service held for Roy Dean Ward

Roy Dean Ward, age 69, a Stuart, OK resident formerly a longtime Coal County resident, was born on Saturday, January 31, 1953, to Johnny Carden “J.C.” and Waunella (Hedgecock) Ward, at Coalgate, OK. Roy passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Oklahoma City, OK. R o y...

Robert Mose Cooper

Funeral services for Robert Mose Cooper, a lifelong Atoka resident, were held Friday, June 17, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Coal Creek Presbyterian Church in Atoka, OK with Rev. Sara Sherrill officiating. Burial was in Nowabbi Family Cemetery in Atoka with Brown’s Funeral Service of Atoka in charge of arrangements.

Service set for Donnie Ingram

Memorial service for Donnie Ingram, a Coalgate resident, will be held on July 2 at 10:00 am at First Baptist Church, Stringtown. Mr. Joey Lansdale officiating. Interment will be at Mount Olive Cemetery, near Stringtown. The ceremony will be casual. In Donnie’s honor, wear overalls or your “coolest” or “funniest” t-shirt (appropriate prints please.)

Our sympathy is extended to the family of... Nancy Annette Taylor

Body Nancy Annette Taylor went to meet the Lord Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at Holdenville General Hospital in Holdenville, Oklahoma at the age of 74. Nancy was born November 10, 1947 in Dustin, Oklahoma to Robert Elvin Flanagan Sr. and Sadie Ethel (Graham) Flanagan. Nancy graduated from Dustin Public School. She married Bennie Lenn Taylor October 31, 1965 in Dustin. Nancy worked for State Farm in Holdenville as a secretary. She later worked as the superintendent secretary at Moss Public School for her husband. Nancy loved to read, especially Louis L’Amour books. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, and Sudoku. She also spent time browsing cookbooks, listening to gospel music, and enjoying her grandchildren.

Two Holdenville Citizens Injured in 2-Vehicle Accident Monday Evening

There were multiple injuries reported in a two-vehicle injury on Hwy. 270 approximately 3 miles east of Seminole Monday evening, June 13. All eight people involved, including the two drivers and six passengers, were hospitalized. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, vehicle 1, a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup, driven by John Houlton, 45, Norman, was traveling eastbound on US 270. At…

New Pastor at Holdenville PHC

The Holdenville Pentecostal Holiness Church is pleased to announce their new pastors, Reverend Rick and Susan Madron. The Madrons are returning as pastors of Holdenville PHC where they were pastors for 8 years. The Madrons have been married for 13 years and have 7 children as well as 10 grandchildren. Pastor Madron received his calling into Ministry 40 years ago and has served in several…

Capt. Jason Timothy Smith

Jason Timothy Smith was born in McAlester, OK on Sept. 18, 1978 to Paul Timothy Smith and Angela Denise Wiseman. Initially a city boy, he grew up in southeastern Oklahoma. As he grew, he developed into a young man who possessed a strong work ethic with a keen and intelligent mind accompanied with a wit that never failed to make the people around him laugh. He possessed a sense of responsibility and a deep love for family and friends. These went on to form the man that touched all of our lives in the best of ways.

Festival concludes with two free concerts and a movie

The Pittsburg Festival of the Arts wraps up today with two free concerts of different styles and a movie. At 11 a.m., Fleeting Notions Band will perform at Root Coffeehouse & Creperie, 402 N. Broadway, Suite A. This band of former PSU music students Brian Amor, Kiel O’Neal, Fayne Speer, and current music student Evan Harries, will play a variety of pop and jazz-inspired songs.