Bethel, OK

One dead, two injured in fatal McCurtain Co. crash

MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) -A man is dead after a fatal crash in McCurtain County. The crash happened around 8 p.m. Friday evening on State Highway 3 near Wright City. Troopers said 31-year-old Justin Williston of Idabel was driving eastbound on State Highway 3 when he crossed the center line and hit 2 vehicles.
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Norris John Smith

Funeral Service for Norris John Smith will be at 10am on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Faith Baptist in Watson, Oklahoma with Todd Webb, Ed Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Octavia Cemetery in Octavia, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home. Norris John Smith of Octavia,...

Swim Broken Bow Lake & Beavers Bend

Whether an old swimming hole, a crystal-clear lake or a free flowing river, you’ll have no trouble finding a place to hop in the water around Beavers Bend. Broken Bow Lake has 180 miles of shoreline with designated swim beaches located throughout, and the rest of the many lakes, rivers, streams and ponds around Beavers Bend are ready and waiting when the mood strikes you to jump in and cool off.

OHP: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In McCurtain County Crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) said one man died and two others were hurt in a crash in McCurtain County. Troopers said at about 7:30 p.m. on Friday, they were called to a three-car crash on Highway 3 near Wright City. They said a truck was driving east when it...

Alumni Update - Lincoln Dearing

Lincoln Dearing ('12), head baseball coach at Bethel High School, was named the 2022 3A - 3 All District Coach of the Year. Dearing has been a teacher and coach at Bethel High School for the past 5 years. In 2019, Dearing was also named OKC Most Outstanding Baseball Coach by Oklahoma Educators Credit Union. You can read more about Dearing here.

Tyson Foods pilots 4 day work with good results

BROKEN BOW, Okla. (KTAL/KMSS) – In an effort to attract and retain a workforce, a multinational food processing factory will move to a four-day work week. Tyson Foods started testing the new work schedule in January after receiving employee feedback. Maintenance workers are the only team that will not switch to the shortened work week.
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Oklahoma man pleads guilty, agrees to pay $57,000 restitution

• Robert Ray Snow signed a guilty plea to multiple cattle thefts dating back to 2015 On June 16, Robert Ray Snow, age 49, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree felony theft of livestock in Wood County. Snow, a resident of Garvin, Okla., signed a guilty plea for five years deferred adjudication probation, payment of court costs and $57,983.74 in restitution to Winnsboro Livestock &…

Sallisaw Boy Scout Troop 731 goes to camp

Sallisaw Boy Scout Troop 731 left Sunday morning for a week-long summer camp at Hale Scout Reservation near Talihina. While at camp the boys will participate in merit badge classes, water sports, campfires and other scouting activities. Attending are back row from left, Assistant Scoutmaster Tracy Robinette, Assistant Scoutmaster Johnathan Walters, Isaiah Baker, Scoutmaster Keith Orendorff,…

The Noble House

The Noble House is a newly constructed, modern, gorgeous black A-frame cabin. Its design is minimally chic and stylishly sleek! The elevation of this cabin is grand on the outside and open and bright/airy on the inside. The Noble House sits perched on top of a hill and has gorgeous views of nothing but pine trees!
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Thomas Harrison Pike

Funeral services for Thomas Harrison Pike, of Garvin, Okla., were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Miller & Miller Funeral Home. Tom Pike, 71, went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2022 while in the hospital in Paris, where he was being treated for pneumonia.

OBITUARY: Rebecca Sue Goings Thompson

Rebecca Sue Goings Thompson, age 67, of Cherokee, formally of Broken Bow, Okla., passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Cherokee Indian Hospital after an extended illness. Sue, as she was commonly known, is survived by her children, Michelle Thompson and Steven Thompson (Freida), both of Cherokee; brother, Levi King of Moore, Okla.; grandchildren, Chayton Thompson (Sabrina), Darius Thompson, Becca Thompson, Ayden Thompson, Nyree Thompson, Jayanna Thompson, Tyruss Thompson, Niko Thompson, Laylah Thompson, and Elli Thompson; great-grandchildren, Kendra Crowe, Aliya, McKell, Everleigh, Leilani Thompson and Jeriah Williams; the father of her children, Sam Thompson; special daughters, Brandy Sequoyah and Jaime Lossiah; special granddaughter, Marissa Williams; sister-in-law and nephew, Elnora Thompson and Mike Thompson; cousins, Otis Tushka and Luweezie Kalonaheskie and families; best friend, Rose Maney; cousins in Oklahoma also survive; and her neighbor, Ms. Annie Dale.