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Oklahoma man sentenced for illegally performing surgery

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years behind bars after he pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of illegally performing a surgery at a cabin in the woods. The Oklahoman reports that 54-year-old Bob Lee Allen...
POTEAU, OK
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Authorities arrest inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center

HODGEN, Okla. — Authorities have taken into custody an inmate who walked away from an eastern Oklahoma correctional center over the weekend. According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, staff at Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center in Hodgen discovered on Saturday that inmate Rodney Williams was not in his cell. Williams placed a dummy on his bed and covered it with a blanket, according to the release.
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Events on the Heavener calendar

1. Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting; 2. Friends of Oklahoma 2021 Rally - Poteau, OK; 3. GriefShare Grief Recovery Support Group; 4. Spooktacular Fall Festival; 5. Annual Chamber Member Appreciation Banquet Dinner & Auction;
HEAVENER, OK
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Two men sentenced in illegal surgery case

Two southeastern Oklahoma men accused of performing an illegal castration surgery in October 2020 received plea deals, with one being released on time-served and the other sentenced to jail and prison time. LeFlore County District Court records state Bob Lee Allen, 54, and Thomas Evans Gates, 43, pleaded guilty to...
MCALESTER, OK
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JEHCC escapee apprehended in OKC

Rodney Williams, who escaped this past weekend from the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center near Hodgen, was apprehended at 9 p.m. Monday in Oklahoma City. According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) report Tuesday morning, agents with the Inspector General’s Office of the ODOC apprehended Williams. Williams was returned...
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
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Inmate escapes correctional center

HODGEN, Okla. (KOKH) — During an inmate count at the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center, staff discovered that an inmate was missing from his cell. According to the police report, the inmate, Rodney Williams, placed a dummy in his bed and covered it with a blanket. Williams is a 38-year-old,...
HODGEN, OK
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Patrick Lynch Public Library, other county libraries rebounding nicely from COVID-19

Once Patrick Lynch Public Library, and the other five county libraries in the Southeast Oklahoma Library System in Arkoma, Heavener, Spiro, Talihina and Wister, came back from being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeast Oklahoma Library System Regional Supervisor and Patrick Lynch Public Library Manager Leslie Langley told members of the Poteau Kiwanis Club during the local civic organization’s meeting Thursday afternoon at Western Sizzlin that “we’re going gangbusters.
POTEAU, OK

Stigler Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Stigler: Monday, September 20: Sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, September 21: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, September 22:
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Chamber of Commerce Welcomes new business to Poteau

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Burkes Outlet has officially opened and ready to serve the people of Poteau. Burkes Outlet is a privately held company, rich in tradition, owned by the founding family employees. Beall's Inc. is the parent company of Burkes Outlet Stores Inc. The...
POTEAU, OK

Stigler Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Stigler: Tuesday, September 21: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while clear overnight; Wednesday, September 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Thursday, September 23: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Friday, September 24: Sunny during
STIGLER, OK

Live events on the horizon in Tuskahoma

1. Healthy Kids Running Series Fall 2021 - Wilburton, OK; 2. Prenatal Breastfeeding Class: Knowing Is Empowering; 3. Lovera's Cooking Class | Chicken Parmesan; 4. Night Under The Stars With The Lord; 5. OKLAHOMA STATE PENITENTIARY CAR SHOW;
TUSKAHOMA, OK

Diesel lookout: The cheapest fill-up in Stigler

(STIGLER, OK) Your choice of gas station could be costing you as much as $0.00 if you’re buying diesel in Stigler, according to a recent price survey. The title of cheapest station in the Stigler area went to Casey's at 700 E Main, according to a Tuesday survey by GasBuddy. Diesel was listed there at just $2.95 per gallon. The most expensive station in the city was $2.95, at Casey's at 700 E Main, the survey found:
STIGLER, OK

Daily Weather Forecast For Tuskahoma

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Tuskahoma: Tuesday, September 21: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, September 22: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Thursday, September 23: Sunny during the day;
TUSKAHOMA, OK
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Remains Of Korean War Soldier Identified As Oklahoma Native

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army soldier killed during the Korean War have been identified as an Oklahoma native, according to the U.S. Army. The remains are those of Sgt. Billy Rodgers of Panama, Oklahoma, who was 19 when he disappeared on Dec. 2., 1950. Rodgers...
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