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Zelda Jane Perry passes away

Zelda Jane Perry, age 79, a Coalgate, OK resident (Coal County), was born June 17, 1942 in Tipton, OK. Zelda passed away Monday, April 4, 2022, at her home. She was a retired Registered Nurse. Zelda was fiercely independent, and cherished her freedom during her golden years on her small slice of land in Coalgate, which she called her piece of heaven. She enjoyed making and selling her jewelry, reading books, watching movies, taking care of her animals and spending time at the casinos.
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Stitt signs bill easing county fire director property requirements

OKLAHOMA CITY – The governor recently signed into law a bill removing the requirement that directors of county fire departments own property in their district. Rep. David Smith, R-Arpelar, the author of House Bill 3079, said the measure was a constituent request. “Rural areas really need people to serve...
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
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Josh Brecheen for CD 2 on COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Josh Brecheen is a GOP candidate vying for the open seat in Congressional District along with 13 others to take the place of Marwayne Mullen, who is running for the soon-to-be-vacated seat of Senator Jame inhofe. Brecheen is a fourth-generation Coal County rancher and hw operates his own small heavy...
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Tupelo Police Report

Coalgate man arrested for DUI drugs and no driver’s license. Ricky Donald Rose (alias Robby Dale Rose), 51, was arrested the afternoon of April 18 for driving under the influence of drugs and driving with a suspended license. Chief Destin Wilkerson said he conducted a traffic stop on Rose’s...
COAL COUNTY, OK
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Veterans can get claims help at Clarita Community Center

CLARITA, Okla. (KTEN) — Help is available every week for Coal County-area veterans who are dealing with VA claims issues. Every Monday, a claims agent comes to the Clarita Community Center to as a resource for veterans whose claims have been rejected. "The VA will send them letters, and...
CLARITA, OK
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Commissioners issue burn ban for Coal County

The Coal County Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution on December 8 that prohibits all outdoor burning in the county, including controlled burns, bonfires, campfires, and trash burning. The burn ban became effective on December 8 and will remain in place until Monday, December 20. If extreme fire danger...
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ATV crash leaves one dead in Coal County

COAL COUNTY, Okla., (KXII) - One man is dead after an ATV crash in in Coal County on Tuesday. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on private property approximately 6.8 miles south and 1.6 miles east of Tupelo, OK. Troopers say, Kirk Loudermilk, 57 , from Coalgate, OK.,...
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Motorcycle vs deer leaves one injured in Coal County

COAL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A man was air lifted to a hospital with a head injury after he struck a deer with his motorcycle Saturday evening. According to troopers, the incident happened around 7:35 p.m., on US-75 approximately .5 south of Phillips, OK., in Coal County. The driver, Archie...
COAL COUNTY, OK
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Coal County man arrested on child porn charges

COALGATE, Okla. (KTEN) -- A Coalgate man has been arrested on child porn charges. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said George Garrison, 44, is facing one count of possession of child pornography and one count of violating the state's Computer Crimes Act. "The investigation originated in October 2020 when...
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COALGATE MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

COAL COUNTY, Okla. – Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit agents arrested a 44-year-old Coalgate man on child pornography charges. George Garrison was arrested last week in Coalgate on one count of Possession of Child Pornography and one count of Violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act.
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Fatal crash on Coal County highway

COAL COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) -- One person was killed and at least two others were injured in a crash on State Highway 3 in Coal County on Monday. Authorities said a sedan crossed the center line west of Centrahoma and hit a truck head-on. The driver of the sedan was...
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Coal County pecan farmers work to keep crop warm

COAL COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) -- As temperatures approached the freezing mark early Wednesday morning, pecan growers in Coal County got creative to save their crop. Frost is very dangerous because it can actually freeze pecans in their shuck. The folks at 3 Rivers Pecans Fudge Factory and Amish Store know...
COAL COUNTY, OK
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Coal County fire department delivers water to residents

CLARITA, Okla. (KTEN) -- Portions of Coal County are among the last in Texoma without water after last week's winter storms. Clarita and other small towns get their water supply from Coalgate, and it's been a waiting game until faucets will run again. On Thursday morning, Clarita's volunteer fire department...
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