Allen Advocate VOLUME 67 NUMBER 28 ALLEN, PONTOTOC COUNTY , OKLAHOMA
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An “Eggciting” afternoon of hunting awaits rea youngsters Saturday. You need to get your baskets, bucket or sacks ready for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s event, sponsored by the Allen Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 12th, in the Allen City Park. The Allen 4-H will be on site to help hide the eggs and then provide a concession stand for participants. Their proceeds will benefit their efforts to construct a ﬂower garden at the Woodland Hills Nursing Home facility. Rain date for the Buck Gilmore Memorial Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 19th. All children in grade 3 and younger are invited to participate. Students in Kindergarten thru 3rd grade will hunt in the south half of the park; Pre-K students and preschoolers will be hunting in the northern half of the park and each child in this division will be allowed to have adults to gently assist them. But the most important rule is to be courteous and everyone have fun.
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The Allen Vet Clinic has set their Spring Rabies Clinic for Wednesday, April 16th, at the office on Highway 1. The clinic will be open from 8:00 am to noon, and from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Animals may receive their rabies vaccine for $10.
Gerty Bingo Saturday The Gerty Community Association will be hosting Bingo this Saturday, April 12th. Hot Dogs or sandwich, chips, drink and dessert will be served starting at 6:00 p.m. for a donation of $5.00. There will be two blackout games, one at half time and one at the end of the bingo. All proceeds will go towards the Fourth of July celebration. Come and help support your community and have a good time visiting.
Taryn Wofford Elected to State FCCLA Ofﬁce The Allen High School Chapter of the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) would like to congratulate Taryn Wofford on being elected as an Oklahoma FCCLA State
Officer. Taryn will serve over 13,000 FCCLA members throughout Oklahoma. She will also represent Oklahoma this summer at the National Leadership Conference where she will compete
to become a National FCCLA Officer. Taryn went through the interview process of becoming a state officer candidate continued Page 10
Allen Chamber of Commerce member Taylor Howard (center), financial advisor for Edward Jones of Ada, presented the March Mustang of the Month awards to Charlea Leonard and Jordan Remis.
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Impatient horses tend to anxiously chew on their bits before races. — Mental Floss —CC— And last of all, my favorite “horse” story. Two horse traders were by Bill Robinson, arguing over the terms of a Publisher horse swap. “Tell me,” said one, “has As a youngster I enjoyed riding horses. My uncle anyone ever questioned my and aunt, Bontie and Ollene Abernathy, always had honesty?” horses and they were kind enough to let their nieces and “Well, no,” was the reply. nephews ride them any time they wanted. My favorite “But it’s never been menhorse was “Cricket” and those horseback rides were tioned either.” some of the best times of my life. This past week I read an interesting article about horses. Most of the information in it I did not know. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. What Is Horsepower? The short answer: It’s a unit for measuring the power an engine can produce. The even shorter answer? It’s a marketing ploy. In 1764, Scottish engineer James Watt was brooding over a question that trips up the best inventors: How do I convince people to use my product? Watt had drastically improved the steam engine, but he needed to persuade the mine operators who used horses to haul heavy loads that his contraption was worth empting their pockets for. That’s when Watt hit on a solution worth of Don Draper. What if he made a case that his contraption could replace a whole team of horses. Watt calculated that it took a horse one minute to lift 21,960 pounds of coal one foot. Legend has it that the horses he tested were actually ponies. Because Watt figured that workhorses were 50 percent stronger, he fudged the number up to 33,000. The he used his calculations to convince miners, enticing them with the idea of replacing horse labor with steam labor. If a machine boasts 1 horsepower, it’s strong enough to move 33,000 pounds a distance of one foot in one minute. Although Watt’s methodology wasn’t particularly scientific, his marketing plan worked! Watt’s steam engine Good afternoon - my would eventually power the Industrial evolution while name is Wade Brown and horses everywhere fired their ad agencies. I would like to announce —CC— that I will be running for Now it’s time to learn where some of the popular horse the office of Hughes County phrases came from . . . Commissioner, District 3. 380 CE - Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth . . . This A little bit about me and idiom is so old that when St. Jerome translated the New my roots: My family and Testament he included it in the introduction: “Equi donati I have resided in Hughes dentes non inspicuintur.” County since 2005, and 800 BCE - Hold your horses . . . A line in Book 23 of are active members of the Homer’s Illiad is commonly translated as “Antilochus – Allen community. My you drive like a maniac! Hold your horses!” (Although the wife, Lee Anna Brown, original 1598 translation has it as “Contain thy horses!”) and I have three children: 1175 - You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make Kinsey, Sam, and Kathryn. it drink . . . One of the oldest aphorisms in English, this adI was born and raised in the age was first recorded in the Old English Homilies: “Hwa Ada area; my wife grew up is thet mei thet hors wettrien the him self nule drinken.” in the Moss community and A modern version appeared in the 1602 play Narcissus: school system. I am cur“They can but bringe horse to the water brinke/But horse rently the owner and operamay choose whether that horse will drinke.” tor of a successful cabinetry 1580s - Horseplay . . . In the 16th century, “horse” was and trim business that has a common adjective describing anything strong, big, or been in operation for the coarse. Along with horseplay, that’s how horseradish got past 10 years. its name. 1600s - A horse of a different color . . . In Act II, Scene 3 of Twelfth Night, Maria says, “My purpose is indeed, a horse of that colour.” It’s believed the phrase evolved from there or that the idiom already existed and Shakespeare was twisting it. 1640s – Beat a dead horse . . . In the 17th century, sailors were paid in advance and promptly blew their checks on booze. The ensuing period of work was called “dead horse” time. Since they didn’t have the promise of a paycheck for motivation, most sea dogs were woefully unproductive. 18th Century – Eat like a horse . . . A full grown gelding can eat up to 2 percent of its body weight per day – that’s about 20 pounds of food! 1780s – Get off your high horse . . . Being told you were on a high horse used to be a compliment. Only soldiers and royalty rode tall war chargers. Then, as people lost respect or the high and mighty during the revolutions of the late 1700s, the high horse was seen as uppity. 1830s – Dark horse . . . Not a reference to the Katy Perry song, the word dark was Victorian era lingo describing anything unknown. “Dark horse” was popular racing slang for the unfamiliar trotter that won a race. 1850s – One horse town . . . Settled in 1849, the village of One Horse Town in Shasta County, California, was a regular stop for gold miners. Legend has it that Jack Spencer’s ole gray mare was the only horse around. 1850s - Charley horse . . . Back in the 19th century, lame racehorses were named “Charley.” Around the same time, old horses were used to drag the infield dirt at baseball stadiums. Whenever a ballplayer cramped up, they were compared to the grounds crew of limping equines – Charley horses. 1920s Chomp at the bit . . . Part of the bridle, a bit rests inside the horse’s mouth and is controlled by the reins.
—CC— Today In History . . . Andrew Jackson, the first U.S. president born in a log cabin, was the son of poor Scots-Irish immigrants who scratched a living from the soil of the South Carolina backcountry. His father died about two weeks before he was born, leaving the strongwilled mother, Elizabeth, to raise the Jackson boys. During the Revolution-
ary War, 13-year-old Andy joined the Patriot militia as an orderly and courier. On April 10, 1781, the militia had gathered at a Presbyterian church when British troops surprised them. Andy and his brother Robert escaped into the woods, only to be captured the next morning at a nearby cabin. A Tory officer ordered Andy to clean continued Page 3
Wade Brown Seeks Hughes County Commissioner District 3 Seat Having grown up in small towns, my family and I realize the vital importance of community, honesty, and dependable leadership from our local officials. Those are the very qualities you can expect of me if I am elected to be your next county commissioner. I feel that I can make a positive difference and impact on our district in several different ways. I will make myself available to listen to the concerns and ideas of our district’s residents and voters. I plan to work towards building up relationships with businesses and other entities that would benefit our district. I will apply for grants
and other available income resources to provide for additional funds for roads, bridges, and infrastructure improvements. You can be sure I will work hard for you. Please know that you can always expect transparency and integrity from me. The welfare of our local communities and residents is at the center of my motivation. I look very forward to getting out and visiting with folks in the coming weeks - getting to know them, and letting them get to know more about me. I would certainly appreciate your support and vote in this year’s upcoming election.
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Atwood First Baptist Church Hark! Is that the sound of a lawn mower or a snow plow that I hear? Lately, it could be either one. It might even be a boat motor if you live near a lake. Season and climate seem to have little to do with the weather conditions right now. I suppose that’s the reason they say that April fools. The revival services our church held recently were well attended, the messages were good, and the fellowships afterward were very enjoyable. But best of all, eight people made professions of faith! And this Sunday we were privileged to hold a baptism service before the morning worship service began. God is good and greatly to be praised.
Olivia Stapp, Amos Stapp, and RayLynn Crase opened the worship service by sharing their memory verse with us. When asked if they were going to sing, they quickly improvised with RayLynn leading in her version of the song “Jesus Loves Me.” Tom Spillman sang “Peace in the Valley” as the special music selection. Although this song speaks—okay, sings---of peace in the valley someday, perhaps it needs another verse about the peace beyond all understanding that God gives us in this life, too. Rev. Karch’s message was from I Kings 18:21-40. It was during King Ahab and his wife Jezebel’s reign, and the people of Israel were faltering between whether to worship God or Baal.
Elijah, the only prophet of God who was left after Jezebel had the others killed, challenged the people to decide. He proposed a test to determine whether it was God or Baal who was the true God, the one they should follow. The people agreed to his plan, and the test began. At Elijah’s direction, two bulls were selected, and one was slain as an offering for Baal. The 450 prophets of that god prepared the offering and the altar. Then, according to the terms of Elijah’s challenge, they called on Baal to send fire to consume it. Nothing happened, of course, and even after almost an entire day of what became increasingly frenzied requests, the slain
bull on their altar remained as it was when they began. Then it was Elijah’s turn, and he directed the people to come close. He repaired the altar of the Lord and made a trench around it. Next, he piled wood on the altar, cut the slaughtered bull into pieces, and laid the pieces on the wood. He then told the people to fill four large jars with water and pour them over the offering and the wood. Then he had them fill the four jars with water two more times and pour them over the offering and wood. Finally, he prayed aloud to the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Immediately, the fire of the Lord came down from heaven and devoured the bull, the wood, and
even the altar itself. There was no doubt that God was the true God then, and the people fell face down and worshiped Him. T he 450 prophets of Baal were rounded up and killed. We are faced with the same choice the people of Elijah’s time had to make: which God will we serve? If we choose to worship the world, we will lose the world when we die, and we’ll be choosing hell and its horrors as our place to spend eternity. If we choose to worship the true God, when we leave this world we will lose nothing, and we will be choosing heaven with its amazing blessings as your place to spend eternity.
fast horses,” the writer Carl Sandburg observed. While a judge in Tennessee, he sent a succession of deputies to apprehend a huge man wanted for a heinous crime. They all returned empty-handed, so Jackson himself arrested the criminal. Asked why he finally surrendered, the man said, “I looked him in the eye, and I saw shoot. And there wasn’t shoot in nary other eye in the crowd.” When Old Hickory was elected the seventh U.S. president, frontiersmen rode hundreds of miles to join
the inaugural party, overrunning the White House with muddy boots. Refined ladies and gents said it was the beginning of mob rule. Jackson knew better. He knew it was just American democracy on its way to growing up. Other Highlights In History This Week . . . 1606—King James I of England charters the London Company to establish settlements in North America.
1781—In South Carolina, young Andrew Jackson is part of a Patriot militia band ambushed by the British. 1849—Walter Hunt of New York City patents the safety pin. 1925—The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is published. 1942—The Japanese begin the Bataan Death March, a brutal 90-mile forced march of Filipino
and American soldiers on the Bataan Peninsula to POW camps. Thought For The Week ... Let me be a little kinder, let me be a little blinder To the Faults of those about me; let me praise a little more. Let me be a little meeker with the brother that is weaker; Let me think more of my neighbor and a little less of me.
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his boots, and the fiery boy shot back: “Sir, I am a prisoner of war and claim to be treated as such!” The furious officer brought his sword down on the young Patriot’s head, leaving a scar he carried the rest of his life. He grew up with the frontier—saddlemaker, schoolteacher, lawyer, planter, land speculator, Indian fighter, U.S. congressman, senator, judge, general, hero of the Battle of New Orleans. “He knew little grammar and many scars, few classics and many
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Threads of Life by Cleo Emerson LeVally
THE COPPER PENNY
I have been seeing stories that soon the U. S Mint will no longer make the copper penny. Over the years
that penny has seen a lot place? Will price quotes end of changes, and the news in ninety five? is that it may no longer be I do not know much about minted? What will take its the penny before nineteen hundred, but I have one penny that is in a necklace. It is an Indian Head penny with the date of 1900. It is in The Allen Rangers Coach-Pitch Team would a beautiful setting made by like to thank the Allen Food Center for allowing a jeweler and put on a gold them to hold their bake sale fund-raiser chain. I think it was a gift in from of the store this past Saturto someone who was born day. They would also like to thank in 1900. At the moment I everyone who supported the team cannot remember who it by purchasing their goods; money was for, but that was the raised will be used to purchase story that has been associuniforms. ated with that copper penny Items left from the sale on a necklace. were delivered to the Woodland Hills When I see a penny on Care Center for the residents to enjoy. the street, I always stop and pick it up. I seem to think it means good luck or something. It is hard to think of the world without the penny. Over the years, the penThe Allen Vet Clinic has set their Spring Rabies Clinic ny has undergone a lot of for Wednesday, April 16th, at the office on Highway 1. The clinic will be open from 8:00 am to noon, and from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Animals may receive their rabies vaccine for $10.
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changes. During World War II, the content of the penny changed from copper to lead. It was hard to get used to that strange looking penny, but the copper penny came back when the war ended. The penny is one that people throw into a can, bucket or basket, and when that container gets full, may be transferred to a larger container, and they continue to accumulate. When one of my sisters died, we found a five gallon can one-half full in one of her closets. Also an umbrella stand was at least one third full and vases were found with a lot of pennies in each one. I don’t think she had ever spent a penny. At least not for many, many years. We just took them to the bank
and let them count them. When they stop making the penny, will we be able to spend those we find around the house. Will people keep them thinking they will become collector’s items in later years? What is the fate of the penny we know today? Why is it hard to spend a penny? I pick four out of a dish on my counter each time I put change in my pocket. The reason is that when I shop and need some I do not want get more in change and get home with a lot more pennies. There is always a cup on my cabinet filled with pennies. When that cup gets full, I count and roll them and take them to the bank for larger coins or bills. I don’t want for them to accumulate as they did at my sister’s house. That is the lesson I learned from that experience.
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Ruby was born July 25, 1917 to William Calvin Smith and Lillie Mae (England) Smith. At the age of 3-years and 3-months, her mother died and she was cared for by grandmother Drucilla Adeline (Rogers) Smith, of the home. She began school at the age of 5 at Bakers Branch. In junior high, she went to live with Nanny and Charles F. Vaubel in West Monroe, Louisiana. She graduated second highest in her class from Allen High School in 1933-34. While living in Lubbock, Texas, Ruby continued her education through a business school correspondence course. She and Ulys Grant Rowsey were married in Holdenville on May 1, 1937. After traveling four years with Ulys, who was employed with AT&T, they bought a home in Allen on Highway One. There they raised four children. Ruby was a faithful member of the Allen Church of Christ. Her joy was to care for older family members and the younger grandchildren. She loved to can fruits and vegetables from her garden and was a seamstress for the family. She managed the care of her family and livestock while her husband was away. Before his passing in 1987, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She took care of Ulys at home during his years with
Parkinson Disease. Having suffered a major stroke in June 2006, Ruby fought her way back to enjoy eight more years with her family. She is survived by two half sisters, Carmelita Kimbrell of Ohio and Mary B. McPherson, Duncan; daughters Charlotte and husband Ed Clarke, Allen, and Donna Georgene and husband Darrell Phillips, Enid; sons Byron and wife Janis Rowsey, Ada, and Roger and wife Cheryl Rowsey, Allen. Grandchildren include Kim and Alan Jones of Rush Springs, Kevin and Tama Tate of Terrell, Texas, Kristi and James Cook, Agra, Justin Phillips of Enid, Julie and Cory Guthrie, Edmond, Derek and D’Nay Rowsey, Latta, Jennifer and Any Stauffer of Checotah, Grant Rowsey, Ada, and Kaylyn Rowsey of Allen; nine great-grandchildren; and many treasured nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were sisters Ruth Stephenson and Nellie Boren Chronister; brothers Charles F. Smith and Walter C. Smith; stepmother Ruth Melton Smith; half sisters Gladys Smith, Virginia Sanders and Josephine Terry Blevins; son-in-law Harold Tate; and grandson Kelly Tate. Memorials may be sent in her memory to “In Search of the Lord’s Way”, PO Box 371, Edmond, OK 73083
Thank You... Many thanks to Bro. Buddy Drake and the Richmond Ave. Freewill Baptist Church members for the help with the beautiful service. Also thanks to our many friends for your prayers, food, flowers, cards and personal visits during the loss of our dad.
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One Pharmacist’s View Al Gore rode his white horse into Kansas a few days ago to make a speech. Of course the speech was all about Global Warming and Al fearlessly (and gleefully) predicted the old dust bowl that so afﬂicted parts of Kansas,
I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado (and a few other parts) back in the 30s and 50s would soon be back. He sort of reminds me of an old preacher we had once upon a time over at
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Does God require us to do something that is not necessary? Is baptism for the forgiveness of our sins really necessary? Does it make sense to you that God would require us to be baptized to be forgiven of our sins? Most of us would agree that to be saved, we must believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Most of us would also agree that we must repent, turning away from sin and that confession of faith in Jesus is necessary. However, some people cannot see why Jesus would require baptism. They do not see the reason behind being baptized! When Naaman sought to be cured of his leprosy, God’s prophet told him to dip seven times in the River Jordon. At first, he went away and refused to do it. Do you suppose that, as many today think about Baptism, he couldn’t understand any connection or reason why dipping seven times in
the muddy river of Jordon could cure leprosy? There was certainly nothing in the water to cure him of leprosy. Do you suppose it was a test to see if he really had faith in God to cure him? Of course, doing what God’s prophet told him to do when it did not make any sense was a great expression of faith in God!! It required him to put his faith in God, rather than trust in his own reasoning or effort! Could baptism for the forgiveness of sin also be an expression of faith in Jesus to save us, rather than trusting our own effort, our intellect or our will to be saved? After all, baptism is a burial with our savior and into our savior. “Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” (Rom 6:3-4) How can anyone doubt that baptism is an expression of faith, not an effort to earn salvation?
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Stonewall who constantly preached about the end of the world. Even better, he named dates and painted a pretty sorry picture of our future. Guess he didn’t think we would make it. Problem was one Christmas he said to us: “Enjoy your Christmas children, this will be your last.” That particular Sunday was the day every child in church received a Christmas bag containing an apple, an orange and other goodies. It was close to being my favorite Sunday of the year. My brother Gerald and I were pretty concerned about this said turn of events. The poor preacher was disappointed when the moon failed to turn to blood nor did the earth explode and the end didn’t come. The preacher was, however, smart enough to tone back his rhetoric. In somewhat similar circumstances as the dysfunctional preacher Al Gore remains unfazed. He just keeps on going. He and his “fellow warmers” named dates, established exact tables of ﬂood tides for cities and have models and gave us the exact time of doom. Unfortunately for Al Gore none of these took place—at least not on the timetable he chose. The CO2 levels have increased but the temperatures and tides didn’t. In fact most scientists have noted a long pause in the heating of the globe. The heating that has been noticed since 1903 continued up into the 1990s but, as though to confound Gore and his believers, the earth hasn’t heated any since. This past winter being the worse winter perhaps ever recorded in modern history didn’t help his program either. It didn’t even stop him
and his zealots from identifying this winter as the warmest on record. I don’t know. Al Gore could strike pay-dirt on his dust bowl predictions, however. The area is known to have severe droughts from time to time and history records some worse than the one in the 30s. But other “experts” say the dust bowl conditions were brought on by poor and incorrect farming methods preceding the drought and that the type of dust bowl as people suffered through in the 30s is not likely to be repeated. Check back with me in about 50 years and I’ll give you a more definitive answer. I think the weather will just keep on doing what it does regardless of what I or Al Gore think. I think everyone has had a great time watching
“March Madness.” I’ve heard a few people complain that they are sick of it but not me. Even though it seemed most of the teams I chose (I didn’t make a bracket) to win crashed in ﬂames early on. U-Conn boys won out much to my surprise and it now appears that the UConn girls may well win their own championship. My main concern is this: Will all this success by U-Conn go to the head of my brother-in-law, Rod Bailey? Bailey, the selfanointed mayor of Black Rock moved to Oklahoma from Connecticut several years ago so I just try to humor him. I hope all of you have a good weekend and remember to go to your church this Sunday. Wayne Bullard, DPh
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Rites held for Marvin “Snooks” Olivo
Marvin “Snooks” Sherrill Olivo Jr., 86, of Holdenville, Oklahoma died on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born on June 25th, 1927 in Allen, Oklahoma to Marvin Sr. and Romah Jewel (Gray) Olivo. He had two siblings, Liberty and James. The family lived in Allen and Holdenville, Oklahoma where he attended school. The
family moved to Richardson, California where Snooks attended high school. While in California he worked in the grape fields and was called “the best vine cutter”, food cannery, and the Kaiser Shipyard. Marvin proudly served his country in the United States Navy as a Seaman Second Class, Gunner. He was a World War II veteran and was stationed for duty in the Pacific which included Nagasaki and Sasebo Japan. He was a gunner on the USS Atlanta which was moved to enter Nagasaki, Japan after the dropping of the atomic bomb. He received the Victory Medal, Honorable Discharge
button, Honorable Service Lapel button. He was a longtime member and supporter of the VFW and the Disabled American Veterans. After returning stateside, Snooks met the love of his life, Alice Hendrix. The couple went to Fort Smith, Arkansas and married on October 13, 1947. Marvin was called back to active duty with the Navy and completed a tour in the Panama Canal. The couple had three children, Claudia, Gail, and Scott. They bought a farm east of Holdenville where they chose to raise their children and make the home. He worked as a rancher and in the
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oilfields during his lifetime. He enjoyed going to auctions, watching high school ball games, and being with his family and friends. He loved OU football, shopping at the mall, and going to bingo with Gail. Snooks loved to travel and went on many adventures with Alice and Gail. He loved to talk to Scott about the farm and cattle and the score of “the game” whichever game it may have been at the time. Of course, nothing in life compared to the love he had for his grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and his great-great grandchild. He loved to spend as much time with them as he could right up to the very end of his life. Each child saw “Papa” as their own. He is preceded in death by his father Marvin “Big Daddy” Olivo; mother Romah Jewel (Gray) Olivo; sister, Liberty and husband Bill Orick; brother James “Bevo” Olivo; grandparents, Thomas and Claudia Olivo; aunts and uncles, Doc Olivo, Janie (Gray) and Orion Phillips, Gertrude Olivo Perkins, Lelier Olivo Evett, Haskell and Pauline Olivo, Minnie Hutchings; and his best friends, Meredith Robinson and Raymond Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Alice of the home; children Claudia (C.J.) Olivo of Holdenville, Gail Prince and husband Steve of
Lithia, Florida, and Scott Olivo and wife Tonya of Holdenville; grandchildren Shannon Prince Sherrin, Russell Prince and wife Mary, Stacee Prince Rosenberg and husband Joe, Jace Prince, Ashley Olivo, Whitney Olivo, and Michael Olivo; greatgrandchildren, Myka Sherrin Giles and husband Keanon, Emily Sherrin, Jaret Sherrin, Jacee Rosenberg, Shelbi Rosenberg, Mackenzie (Mack) Prince, Colby Prince, and Alexis (Lexi) Prince; greatgreat-grandson Shooter Kade Giles; sister-in-law Nadine (Fields) Olivo; nieces and nephews Lena Beth Andrews, James Andrews, Merrion Gearhart and family, Tom and Carol Flowers and family, Billy and Ikey Orick and family, and Brock and Penny Olivo and family, CT and Vicki Olivo Bronaugh and family, cousins Billie (Phillips) Barnes, Jewell (Phillips) Collins, and Patricia Luper; as well as other family and friends whom Snooks loved dearly, and special family friends and Snooks’ nurse whom he treasured, Kathy “Red” McGee and Virl Robinson. Memorial services were held 10:00 AM Tuesday, April 8th, at Hudson-Phillips Chapel, 301 E Main, Holdenville. Roy Deering and Bill Robinson officiated. Service were under the direction of HudsonPhillips Funeral Home of Holdenville, Oklahoma.
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Lady Mustangs inching closer to playoffs Spring slow-pitch regular season campaign ends in late April
By HERMAN BROWN Allen correspondent The Allen High School softball season is inching closer to the playoffs. For Coach Jeremy Strong, the number of games remaining on the slow-pitch schedule is down to just four. Allen will close out this week with a 4:30 p.m. game on Thursday. The Lady Mustangs will host the Roff Lady Tigers in varsity play at the AHS field. The games on the regularseason calendar next week will include only two. Allen is set to travel to Maud to play the Lady Tigers at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14. The Lady Mustangs will be back at home on Wednesday, April 15 to face the
Stratford Lady Bulldogs. The two softball squads will square off in a 4:30 p.m. contest. Allen’s final regular-season softball action is slated for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. Wanette will come to town for the finale’ at the Allen High School field. Coach Strong’s team has not played a softball game in April. Their most recent action came on March 31 in an 11-2 loss to Class A’s second-ranked Asher Lady Indians. Allen was on tap to visit Stuart Monday for a game against Class 2A’s 10 thranked Lady Hornets. However, Mother Nature stepped in and rained out the date. Looking ahead to post-
season play, Allen will play in a district tournament late this month. The OSSAA schedule will have Slow Pitch Districts in classes A-2A-3A-4A-5A all completed by Saturday, April 26. The district assignments for all the Class A softball teams will be announced soon – likely by Friday of this week. Once the pairs are released, Coach Strong will know where the Lady Mustangs will start their playoff journey. It’s likely due to their low win count that the Allen girls will be going on the road to play the district tournament at a nearby school. Here are some of the key members of the squad in
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Allen softball results RWB Conference Tournament 03/10 - STRATFORD (4A-# 17), lost 16-0 03/13 - BRAY-DOYLE (2A), won 14-3 03/13 - WAYNE (3A-# 5), lost 8-0 03/14 - VANOSS (3A), won 11-6 03/24 @ STONEWALL (2A-# 2), lost 9-0 03/25 @ STRATFORD (4A-# 17), lost 8-0 03/31 vs ASHER (A-# 2), lost 11-2 04/07/14 @ STUART (2A-# 10) - Rain Out Upcoming games 04/10 - 4:30 PM vs ROFF (2A-# 5) 04/14 - 4:30 PM @ MAUD (2A-# 8) 04/15 - 4:30 PM vs STRATFORD (4A) 04/22 - @ 5:30 PM vs WANETTE (A-# 20)
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Allen Climbs to No. 10 in baseball rankings Mustangs have piled up 13 wins heading into Coleman Tournament By HERMAN BROWN Allen correspondent The Allen Mustangs will travel to Coleman this weekend to compete in the 3-day Coleman Wildcat Invitational baseball tournament. Coach Stephen Caldwell’s AHS squad will face the Varnum Whippets in a 1:00 p.m. game on Thursday, April 10th. The opener will be followed by a winners’ bracket semi-final game - or a losers’ bracket semi-finals contest. Last week, Allen played five games into the Gumbo Classic baseball tournament at Dewar and Henryetta.
The Mustangs won three of five games in the tournament to finish Saturday with a new record of 13-6. Coach Caldwell’s team opened the tournament on Thursday with an 8-1 win over the Depew Hornets. Allen moved on to the next came (at 6 p.m.) against the Henryetta Knights. The Mustangs came out on the short end of a 13-9 final score. On Friday, Allen doubled up the Weleetka Outlaws, 10-5. The next action for Allen came on Saturday. The Mustangs pounded the Davenport Bulldogs 10-2 to move on to the final and fi-
nal game of the tournament. Coach Caldwell’s AHS team was then pounded 15-2 by the Morris Eagles. The latest Class A Baseball Rankings from the OSSAA (dated April 7) have Allen sitting in the No. 10 spot. Here is a brief rundown of Class A’s Top 10 teams: 1 - ROFF, 14-4 2 - RATTAN, 15-5 3 - BINGER-ONEY, 6 4 - STERLING, 11-5 5 - PIONEER, 23-1 6 - AMBER-POCASSET, 11-4 7 - WRIGHT CITY, 12-6 8 - NAVAJO, 16-8 9 - RIPLEY, 14-6 10 – ALLEN, 13-7 Allen was rained out of Monday’s game. However, the Mustangs played Stonewall on Tuesday and suffered a 12-3 loss. The stage is now set for the trip to Coleman Thursday. --AT A GLANCE 03/07 @ ASHER (B-# 1), won 7-5
03/11 vs WETUMKA (A), won 16-3 --VA N O S S T O U R N A MENT 03/13 - WANETTE (B), won 10-0 03/14 - KONAWA (2A), lost 5-0 03/14 - WYNNEWOOD (2A), won 4-2 --03/17 vs HAWORTH (2A), won 8-6 03/17 @ COLBERT (2A-# 5), lost 13-1 03/20 vs VANOSS (A), lost 10-1 03/20 vs BUTNER (B), won 12-5 03/21 v STRATFORD (2A), won 6-5 03/24 @ ROFF (A-# 1), lost 9-1 03/25 vs DEWAR (A), won 13-1 03/28 vs MAUD (A), won 13-0 04/01 vs TUPELO (B), won 3-0 ---
30th Annual Gumbo Classic 04/03 - DEPEW (A), won 8-1 04/03 - HENRYETTA (3A), lost 13-9 04/04 - WELEETKA (A), won 10-5 04/05 - DAVENPORT (A), won 10-2 04/05 - MORRIS (3A), lost 15-2 --This week’s schedule 04/08/14 @ 2:00 PM STONEWALL (A) --Up next Coleman tournament 04/10/14 @ 1:00 PM VARNUM (B) --04/15 - 4:00 PM - @ NEW LIMA (B) 04/18 - 4:00 PM vs SAVANNA (2A-# 20) 04/19 - 12:00 PM -@ WELEETKA (A) 04/19 @ 2:00 PM vs KIEFER (2A) 04/21 @ 4:30 PM vs COLEMAN (B-# 20) 04/22 @ 4:00 PM @ STUART (B-# 11)
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Charlea & Jordan Selected Mustangs of the Month from Page 1
The Allen High School Mustangs of the Month for March, Charlea Leonard and Jordan Mikel Remis, were honored this week and presented their awards by Allen Chamber of Commerce sponsor Taylor Howard, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones Investments, Ada. The students were presented a plaque from the Chamber and receive a cash award in “Allen Bucks” from Mr. Howard. The money may be spent at Allen businesses that are members of the Chamber. In addition to their photos and bio in The Advocate, their picture will also be on display at the Farmers State Bank. Charlea, a sophomore, is the daughter of Kelly
and Robert Cooper and Kregg Leonard. Her favorite subject is Biology. Charlea says, “It’s my favorite because I get to learn about the tiny things and how they work.” After receiving a gold medal at the FCCLA Nationals last year, Charlea is going to compete again this year at the national convention in San Antonio. In addition she is a member of the Honor Society and made AllTournament Basketball Teams two times this year. Charlea likes to draw and play basketball. She also likes to spend time with her family, especially her dogs. When asked her future plans she said, “I would like to go into
Law Enforcement and/or become a lawyer.” The nominating teacher said, “Charlea is a model student. She is consistently prepared for class, respectful to others and pleasant to be around. Charlea is involved in multiple extra-curricular activities and she does a fantastic job of balancing her activities and course work. Charlea is always positive and there is never anything negative to be said about her. Her personality, attitude and accomplishments make her a standout among her peers.” Jordan is the son of Ramona Remis and is in his final year at Allen High. His favorite subject is Mathematics because, he
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says, “It involves logic, reasoning, and comprehension skills.” Among his many awards was a 2nd place win in Algebra I at the Tournament of Champions, State Level District 2; and 1st place wins in Algebra II in all four qualifier meets. His hobbies are playing video games, doing crafts, and reading; he also enjoys tinkering with electronics. J ordan’s future plans are to become a computer engineer and hardware designer. His teacher praises him by saying, “Jordan Remis has been the paragon of responsibility for my class this year. In the past four years, he has shown his dedication to academ-
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Congratulations to the 15 FCCLA STAR winners. Pictured are (back) Kennedy Prentice, Caitlen Riddle, Faith Caldwell, Charlea Leonard, Brooke Holcomb, Kaylee Huffstutlar, Kaitlynn Roby and Samantha Hammonds; (front) Hannah Heck, Tiffany Johnson, Grace Laden, Taylor Johnson, Brandi Thompson, Hannah Reeves and Taryn Wofford.
Allen FCCLA Members Win State Competition Events Fifteen members of the Allen High School Chapter of the Family Career and Community Leaders of America recently participated in the FCCLA State STAR competitive events. STAR stands for Students
1st Place: Brandi Thompson: Career Investigation: Junior Division 1st Place: Grace Laden, Taylor Johnson, and Tiffany Johnson: Chapter Service Project Display 1st Place: Hannah Heck and Taryn Wofford: Promote and Publicize: Senior Division 1st Place: Samantha Hammonds: Teach and Train: Junior 1st Place: Faith Caldwell and Caitlen Riddle: Interpersonal Communication: Junior 2nd Place: Charlea Leonard and Kennedy Prentice: Interpersonal Communication: Senior 2nd Place: Brooke Holcomb: Teach and Train: Senior 2nd Place: Kaitlynn Roby, Hannah Reeves, and Kaylee Huffustutlar: Promote and Publicize: Junior Division As state STAR Event
winners, these students now qualify to compete at the 2014 National Leadership Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The Allen FCCLA chapter would like to congratulate each of these students and wish them the best of luck as they compete in the national competition in San Antonio this summer. Katrina Lewis, FCCLA Chapter Adviser said, “I am extremely proud of all of our students and the wonderful job they did representing our school and FCCLA chapter. These
Fifty (50) members of the Allen High School FCCLA chapter recently participated in the 2014 FCCLA State Convention on April 4th. Allen students joined over 7,000 members from across Oklahoma to participate in the yearly state conference. The theme for the meeting was “Moving UP! With Leadership!” FCCLA members attended workshops and heard outstanding motivational speakers. Allen FCCLA was also very well represented as Emilee Costner, 2013-2014 State Outgoing State FCCLA Officer Emilee Costner Vice President of Membercongratulates new State Officer Taryn Wofford at the ship helped to plan and lead the meeting. recent state conference. During State Convention, Allen FCCLA’s 15 state STAR Event winners 401 E Hwy 1 • (580)857-1234 and two on-line FCCLA STAR Event winners were Drive thru - walk up - outhouse recognized. Allen FCCLA was also recognized as one of only 15 schools to be awarded as a “Gold Star Chapter.” Allen FCCLA - Banana Splits members were also chosen - Shakes to receive a “Grant a Wish” - Sundaes award from the Oklahoma Hours 2 to 4 Alumni and Associates or- Floats 10-10 Sun - Thurs ganization. 10 - midnight - Dipped Cones Fri & Sat Allen FCCLA was also honored as Taryn Wofford or use our convenient was elected to serve as a Golf Cart Entrance
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Calvin Girls on Road to Recovery The past eight months have been ones of difficulty, trials, misinformation and recovery for 14year-old Desarae Pointer of Calvin. In August, with no apparent cause, Desarae started walking with a limp, then she started having trouble getting up from a sitting position. This continued to get worse until by January she was having so much trouble she needed to use a walker because her legs would give out and she would fall. She had a hard time moving and her balance was affected. This was hard on her because she loved to play sports, especially basketball and softball.
At first she was treated with physical therapy but as her condition worsened the doctors did some test and said she was suffering from metal poisoning (aluminum and tin). Her diet was changed so she ate nothing that had been canned but her condition still progressed. More tests and the doctors thought it might be M.S. Specialists were to be consulted but first an MRI was required. The MRI was done on a Thursday with plans to see a specialist the following week. When the test was completed they immediately wanted more testing before she went home. All day they ran tests, then they admit-
ted her to the hospital that night. They were told Desarae had Hydrocephalus, known in layman’s terms as “water on the brain.” On Saturday they did the first surgery to remove ﬂuid. On Monday they did a second surgery to bring down the pressure on her brain. Now, after the two surgeries, Desarae is able to walk again and there is no major brain damage. How did this happen? The doctor said it could have been caused by a headache so mild she never complained. Desarae may have to undergo another surgery but the family prays this won’t be necessary. They thank God for answering their prayers, and the prayers of so many others, by healing her. What a miracle it is! Hopefully in time De-
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Desarae is the daughter of Heather Johnson. She and her siblings, sister D.J. Hamburger (age 16) and brother Devion Johnson (age 10), attend Calvin schools.
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. FD-14-51 JOHN STEPHEN EDWARDS, Petitioner, vs. BRENDA LYNN EDWARDS a/k/a BRENDA LYNN JOHNSON, Respondent. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA } ss. COUNTY OF PONTOTOC TO: BRENDA LYNN EDWARDS a/k/a BRENDA LYNN JOHNSON TAKE NOTICE that you have been sued in the above-named court by Petitioner, John Stephen Edwards, in a divorce matter. You must answer said petition on or before the 1st day of May, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., or said petition will be taken as true and judgment will be rendered for Petitioner granting Petitioner, John Stephen Edwards, a Decree of Divorce. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 9th day of April 2014. Pontotoc County District Court By: s) P. Weaver Deputy (SEAL) s) John S. Edwards Petitioner (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. P-14-23 In the Matter of the Probate of the Estate of CARL JOHNSON a/k/a CARL JUNIOR JOHNSON, Deceased. NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION The State of Oklahoma to: The heirs, next of kin and creditors of the said CARL JOHNSON a/k/a CARL JUNIOR JOHNSON, Deceased: You are hereby notified that Deloris Paige has applied for Letters of Administration on said estate to be granted to her, and requested the Court to determine the identity of all heirs of the deceased, and that said Petition will be heard by said Court at the courtroom in the County Courthouse in the City of Ada, in said County, on the 22nd day of April, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., when and where all persons interested may appear and contest the same. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court affixed this 3rd day of April, 2014. Steve Kessinger Judge of the District Court Kurt B. Sweeney, OBA#17544 Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, LLC P.O. Box 190Ada, OK 74821-0190 Attorney for Petitioner (Published in the Allen Advocate on April 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. JD-2012-17 In the Matter of JOSEPH THOMAS WRIGHT, DOB: 06/07/10, MEGAN NICHOLE SMITH, DOB: 03/03/2006, Alleged Deprived Children as Defined by the Laws of the State of Oklahoma Summons and Notice THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA, COUNTY OF PONTOTOC TO: Unknown Father of Megan Smith You are hereby notified that a PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS has been filed in the above styled and numbered case, alleging that the above named child has been adjudicated deprived, and that the State alleges your rights parental rights may be terminated under Title 10A under the Oklahoma statutes. The attached Petition is hereby made a part of the Notice and incorporated by reference. That this matter will be heard at a hearing upon the Motion on the 11th day of June, 2014 at 8:30 am in the District Court for Pontotoc County, located at 120 W. 13th St., Ada, Oklahoma, before Judge Martha Kilgore at which time and place you may appear and show cause, if any you have, why order and judgment in the proceedings should not be entered as in the Motion prayed, and you are hereby summoned and notified to be present at said time and place. You are advised that the respondent parents, guardian or custodian, and respondent child are entitled to be represented by an attorney at each and every stage of the proceedings and if the parties are unable because of lack of present financial resources to obtain an attorney, they are entitled, upon demonstrating this fact to the Court’s satisfaction, to a Courtappointed attorney at no expense to such parties. The duty of the parent to support his or her minor child will not be terminated except for adoption. Failure to personally appear at this Hearing constitutes consent to the termination of your parental rights to this child or these children. If you fail to appear on the date and time specified, you may lose all legal rights as a parent to the child or children named in the Petition or Motion attached to this Notice. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 3 day of April, 2014 Karen Dunnigan Court Clerk By: s) G. Pingleton Deputy (SEAL) (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10, 2014)
NOTICE OF FILING PERIOD FOR ELECTION OF DISTRICT DIRECTOR TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED: Notice is hereby given that any person who is a registered voter and a resident of the Pontotoc County Conservation District and has entered into or will enter into a Cooperator Agreement with the Directors of said District, may have their name placed on the official ballot of the District Director Election of said District for Position Number 1 by filing a Notification and Declaration of Candidacy with said District located at 1328 Cradduck Road, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 between the dates of May 1 through 14, 2014. Notification and Declaration of Candidacy forms may be obtained at the above location and must be returned to the same location before close of business on the last day of the filing period. The Election will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. s) Bill Clark Board of Directors Representative s) Melissa J. Moore ATTEST: District Representative (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10 & 17, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2013-166 RONALD EUGENE AXELSON, Plaintiff, Vs. The Unknown Heirs, Personal Representatives, Successors and Assigns, Immediate and Remote, of BETTY SUE AXELSON, a/k/a BETTY SUE WEBB, Deceased, BILLY LLOYD BALTHROP, Deceased, Deceased, and STEVE EUGENE BALTHROP, Deceased, And STEPHANIE CAROL BALTHROP, MATTHEW BALTHROP COOPER, KAREN BALTHROP and KAY BALTHROP, Defendants. ALIAS NOTICE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: The Unknown Heirs, Personal Representatives, Successors and Assigns, Immediate and Remote of BETTY SUE AXELSON, a/k/a BETTY SUE WEBB, Deceased, BILLY LLOYD BALTHROP, Deceased, and STEVE EUGENE BALTHROP, Deceased, and STEPHANIE CAROL BALTHROP, MATTHEW BALTHROP COOPER, KAREN BALTHROP and KAY BALTHROP; You are hereby notified that on the 16th day of December, 2013, Plaintiff, Ronald Eugene Axelson, filed a Petition in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, being Case No. CV-2013-166 to quiet title to the following described property in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, to-wit: A part of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 5 North, Range 6 East, more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said South Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27; thence North a distance of 155 feet; thence West a distance of 150 feet; thence South a distance of 155 feet; thence East a distance of 150 feet to the point of beginning, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. (Surface rights only) Alleging that he is in actual possession of said described real property and has been continuously in possession for more than 15 years, adverse to the claim of any other person, and to obtain judgment establishing that Plaintiff is the owner of said property, all as more particularly set out in his Petition. NOW THEREFORE, you and each of you are further notified that you must answer the Petition filed herein on or before the 14th day of May, 2014, or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiff and against you, and establishing that Plaintiff is the owner of the property, all as more particularly set out in his Petition. DATED this 26th day of March, 2014. Karen Dunnigan, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, Oklahoma By: s) B. Myers Deputy (SEAL) Kurt B. Sweeney, OBA#17544 Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, PLLC P.O. Box 190 Ada, OK 74821-0190 580-332-7200; (Fax) 580-332-7201 Attorney for Plaintiff (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 3, 10 and 17, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. PB-2014-21 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM T. GORDON, JR., deceased. COMBINED NOTICE NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION FOR SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON FINAL ACCOUNTING, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, DISTRIBUTION AND DISCHARGE Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the estate of William T. Gordon, Jr. who died May 6, 1999, while residing in Tom Green County, Texas, hereinafter referred to as Decedent, that Linda G. Cummins of Austin, Texas, filed in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, a certified copy of the Last Will and Testament of William T. Gordon, Jr., and the Order admitting it to probate in Tom Green County, Texas, and also filed her Petition praying for the probate of said Will. The total value of the estate of Decedent as set forth in the Petition is $104,613.00. This Combined Notice is given pursuant to the Order of this Court entered on this date. All creditors having claims against William T. Gordon, Jr., deceased, are required to present the same with a description of all security interests and other collateral (if any) held by each creditor with respect to such claim, to Linda G. Cummins, Personal Representative at the offices of Gregory S. Taylor, 115 S. Broadway, P.O. Box 1737, Ada, Oklahoma 74821, attorney for Personal Representative, on or before the following presentment date: The 1st day of May, 2014, or the same will be forever barred. All persons interested in the estate of said Decedent are hereby directed to appear in Courtroom #315 of the District Court of Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, on the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 9:00 A.M., at which time the Petition will be heard. Objections to the Petition must be filed not less than ten days before the hearing and a copy mailed to Petitioner in care of her attorney at the address shown above, or any objections shall be deemed waived. If an objection is timely filed, the Court will determine at the hearing whether the Will should be admitted to probate, whether Summary Administration proceedings are appropriate and, if so, whether the estate will be distributed and to whom the estate will be distributed. The final accounting and a petition for distribution will be filed on or before the 12th day of May, 2014. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 1st day of April, 2014. s/ Thomas S. Landrith JUDGE OF THE DISTRICT COURT s/ Gregory S. Taylor Gregory S. Taylor Attorney for Personal Representative GREGORY S. TAYLOR 115 S. Broadway P.O. Box 1737 Ada, OK 74820 580/332-7717 Attorneys for Personal Representative (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 3 and 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2014-58 MARY KATHRYN HARTUNG, Plaintiff, vs. The Heirs, Executors, Administrators, Devisees, Trustees, and Assigns, and the unknown Successors of LOUIE E. HARTUNG, deceased, Defendants. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: The heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees and assigns, and the unknown successors of Louie E. Hartung, deceased. You the Defendants above named are hereby notified that you have been sued by the above named Plaintiff in the above entitled action in the District Court of Pontotoc Oklahoma, and that you must answer the Petition filed by Plaintiff in said case on or before the 8th day of May, 2014, or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants above named in said action, quieting title to the following described real property in Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: A 0.015625 royalty interest in the NE/4 SW/4 and W/2 SE/4 SW/4 and W/2 E/2 SE/4 SW/4 of Section 16, Township 4 North, Range 5 East, [Sunoco wells Golden A #1, 2, 4, 5, 15] and judicially determining the heirship of Louie E. Hartung, deceased. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 25 th day of March, 2014. KAREN DUNNIGAN, COURT CLERK BY: s/B. Myers Deputy Gregory S. Taylor, Attorney for Plaintiff OBA #8863 115 S. Broadway P.O. Box 1737 Ada, OK 74821 580/332-7717 (Published in The Allen Advocate on March 27, April 3 and 10, 2014)
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DEQ NOTICE OF TIER II PERMIT APPLICATION FILING A Tier II Air Quality Permit Application for a Major Source Facility has been filed with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) by Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission, LLC, P.O. Box 24300, MC/LS700 Oklahoma City, OK 73124-0300. The applicant requests approval to renew the Title V Operating Permit for the Allen Compressor Station, which is located near Lula, in Section 19, Township 3N, Range 9E, Coal County, Oklahoma. The facility is a natural gas compressor station that is responsible for the gathering and compression of natural gas from producing wells in the area. The application may be reviewed at the Allen Public Library, located at 214 East Broadway in Allen, OK, or at the Air Quality Division’s main office (see address below). The status of all permit applications is also available for review in the Air Quality Section of the ODEQ’s Web Page: www.deq. state.ok.us After reviewing the application, the ODEQ will prepare either a draft permit or a draft denial. At that time another notice will be published about where to review the draft, how to submit written comments on the draft and request a public meeting. For additional information, contact Mr. Lance Lodes at the Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission, LLC mailing address above or at (405) 557-6846. Information may also be obtained by contacting the ODEQ at: Chief Engineer, Permits & Engineering Group, Air Quality Division, 707 North Robinson, Suite 4100, P.O. Box 1677, Oklahoma City, OK 731011677, Phone: (405) 702-4100. (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. P-2014-17 In the Matter of the Estate of KENNETH DALE WARD, Deceased, and RITA KAYE WARD, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS All creditors having claims against KENNETH DALE WARD, deceased, and RITA KAYE WARD, deceased, are required to present the same with a description of all security interests and other collateral, if any, held by each creditor with respect to such claim, to James Michael Ward, Personal Representative, at the office of his attorney, Preston Saul Draper of Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, P.O. Box l90, Ada, OK 74821-0190, on or before the following presentment date, June 3, 2014, or the same will be forever barred. DATED this 7 day of April, 2014. s) Preston Saul Draper, #19797 Sweeney, Draper & Christopher P.O. Box 190 Ada, OK 74821-0190 Attorney for Personal Representative (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10 and 17, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. PG-13-26 In RE the Matter of the Guardianship of LILLIE BEATRICE WELCH, an incapacitated person. NOTICE OF HEARING RETURN OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that John Roberts, the duly appointed and qualified Guardianship of Lillie Beatrice Welch, has returned and presented for confirmation, and filed in said Court his Return of the sale of the following described real property of said Ward, to-wit: The N1/2 N1/2, SE1/4 NW1/4, S1/2 NE1/4 AND UNDIVIDED 1/3 INTEREST IN THE SW1/4 SW1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 19E, LATIMER COUNTY, OKLAHOMA. Terry J. Grey and Melissa M. Grey, for the sum of $480,000.00 and that the 25th day of April, 2014 at 1:15 o’clock p.m. of said day, at the court room of the District Court in the Courthouse in the City of Ada in said County of Pontotoc and State aforesaid has been duly appointed by said Court for hearing said Return, at which time any person interested in said estate may appear and file his exceptions in writing to said Return and contest the same, and are hereby referred to said Return for further particulars. DATED this 7th day of April, 2014. s) Martha K. Kilgore Judge of the District Court James R. Neal, PLLC Attorney at Law P.O. Box 1628 Ada, OK 74821-1628 (580) 332-5579 (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. CV-2014-60 Jared T. Griffin and Jessica A. Griffin, Plaintiffs, Vs. Apco Pipe Line, Inc. and Houston Pipe and Supply Company, if in existence and, if not, their unknown successors, Defendants. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Apco Pipe Line, Inc. and Houston Pipe and Supply, if in existence and, if not, their unknown successors. You, and each of you, are hereby notified that Jared T. Griffin and Jessica A. Griffin, as Plaintiffs, have filed a Petition in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, in the above-numbered and styled cause of action, suing you, Apco Pipe Line, Inc. and Houston Pipe and Supply, if in existence and, if not, their unknown successors. That said Petition alleges that you are claiming some right, title, lien, estate, encumbrance, claim, assessment, or interest in the following described real property located in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma: E/2 SE/4 of Section 1, Township 3 North, Range 5 East; adverse to the right, title, and interest of the Plaintiffs and their assigns therein; that you have no right, title, lien, estate, encumbrance, claim, assessment, or interest in said real property and should be required to show in open court what claims, if any, you now have in or to said real property adverse to the right, title, and interest of the Plaintiffs therein; that you should be perpetually barred and enjoined from asserting any such claims in or to said real property adverse to the right, title, and interest of the Plaintiffs therein; that Plaintiffs and their assigns are the owners of the fee simple title to said real property or have warranted title thereto; and prays for judgment against you and in favor of the Plaintiffs and their assigns, quieting their title to said real property against you. You must answer the Petition filed by the Plaintiffs on or before the 9th day of May, 2014, or it will be accepted as true and judgment will be rendered against you, and each of you, decreeing the Plaintiffs and their assigns to be the owners of said real property and entitled to possession thereof, and decreeing that you have no right, title, lien, estate, encumbrance, claim, assessment, or interest in said real property, and quieting title thereto in the Plaintiffs. Given under my hand and seal this 26th day of March, 2014. KAREN DUNNIGAN, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, Oklahoma By: /s/ P. Weaver Deputy James R. Scrivner, OBA #8033 Post Office Box 1373 Ada, Oklahoma 74820 Attorney for the Plaintiffs (Published in The Allen Advocate on March 27, April 3 and 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA PB-2013-85 In the Matter of the Estate of FAIRY J. ISAACS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO PRESENT CLAIMS To the Creditors of FAIRY J. ISAACS, Deceased: All creditors having claims against Fairy J. Isaacs, Deceased, are required to present the same, with a description of all security interests and other collateral (if any) held by each creditor with respect to such claim, to the named Personal Representative at the offices of Thomas W. Newmaster, Suite 304, American Building, P.O. Box 1777, Ada, Oklahoma 74821-1777, on or before the following presentment date: 31st day of May, 2014, or the same will be forever barred. Dated this 28 th day of March, 2014. s) Ronald D. Isaacs Personal Representative T h o m a s S . N e w m a s t e r, OBA#6651 Attorney for the Personal Representative American Building – Suite 304 P.O. Box 1777 Ada, Oklahoma 74821-1777 580-332-6858 (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 3 and 10, 2014)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA PB-2014-01 In the Matter of the Estate of Eva Crow, Deceased. NOTICE OF HEARING FINAL ACCOUNT Notice is hereby given that Shannon Crow, Personal Representative of the estate of Eva Crow, deceased, having filed in this Court the Final Account of the administration of said estate, and Petition for Distribution of said estate and for final discharge of said Personal Representative, the hearing of the same has been fixed by the Judge of said Court for 1:00 o’clock P.M., on May 19, 2014, at the Courtroom of said Court in the County Courthouse in Ada, Oklahoma, and all persons interested in said estate are notified then and there to appear and show cause, if any they have, why said account should not be settled and allowed, the heirs of Eva Crow, deceased, determined, said estate distributed, and the Personal Representative discharged. WITNESS my hand this April 4, 2014. Thomas S. Landrith JUDGE OF THE DISTRICT COURT (Published in The Allen Advocate on April 10 and 17, 2014)
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Ofﬁce is located at 100 N Hinckley • Holdenville, OK Scott McCormack Cell 580-310-4389
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Comm, 20x30 metal shop with slab. All utilities on property. $21,900 ~ 2 BDRM, 2 BATH — Nicly remodeled home, 508 East Broadway, Allen $59,900 ~ BRICK 3 BD, 1-1/2 BATH — on 5 Acres, CH&A, 2 car garage, Vanoss School District, 3139 SH 59A, Stratford.$120,000 ~ BEAUTIFUL 3 BD HOME — on 110 acres, CH&A, Garage/Shop, lots of extras. Approx. 3 miles from town. $499,000 ~ BRICK 3 BDRM, 1-1/2 BATH — Detached Garage, CH&A, appliances, microwave, refrig, range, DW, ceiling fans. 301 S.Boston, Allen. $94,900 ~ 3 BDRM 2 BATH BRICK —CH&A, 2 car attached ghrage, wood ﬁreplace, new built-in gas cooktop and oven, storage bldg, cellar. Very Nice. Call us to view this beautiful home. 104 S.Boston, Allen. $115,000 ~ 301 S. BOSTON, ALLEN — 2 BD, 1-1/2 bath, CH&A, garage/carport, storage building. Call us to see anytime. $94,900 ~ 4 ACRES — 3 miles north of Homer. Store on east side of railroad and electricity at property. $26,000 ~ BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED INTERIOR — Looks Great! 3 Bed, 2 bath with CH&A heat pump, new plumbing ﬁxtures, new carptet, ceramic tile, new appliances on 6.5 acres. Seeing is believing, let us show you this house. 9440 CR 3695, Allen. $168,500 REDUCED TO $159.900 $154,900 ~ 30 ACRES — 3 miles west on Francis Road, turn north to the T, turn right to property. REDUCED to $45,000 ~ 4 BED 2.5 BATH —On 26 acres between Allen & Francis. $192,000 ~ 3 BED 2 BATH — 1344 sq ft 1978 doublewide mobile home on 140x125 lot. 200 West 7th, Stratford $65,000 REDUCED $59,500 ~ ALLEN — 308 W. Broadway. 1352 sq ft, 2 BD 1.5 bath, CH&A, built 1998 on 100x120 lot. Very well landscaped. Double carport. $89,900 REDUCED $81,900 $79,900 ~ SASAKWA — 49 wooded acres with 30x60 shop building, water well, two ponds and older house (needs remodeling). $110,000
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Pontotoc County Court Records FELONIES Stacy Leeann Beasleyâ€” assault & battery with a dangerous weapon Christopher Paul Gachesâ€”possession of controlled substance (meth) within 1000â€™ of park Chance Brody Griffinâ€” endangering others while eluding/attempting to elude police officer Donnell Eugene Harrisâ€” trafficking in illegal drugs (meth) Zachary David Israelâ€” prisoner placing body ďŹ‚uid on government employee Brooke Marie Williamsâ€” burglary, second degree
MISDEMEANORS Stacy Leeann Beasleyâ€” malicious injury to propertyâ€”under $1000 Christopher Ray Branchâ€” driving motor vehicle while under the inďŹ‚uence of alcohol Britt Austen Brownâ€” driving under suspension Clem E. Garvin Jr.â€” public drunk Mathew Gale Grahamâ€” possession of controlled substance-marijuana Chance Brody Griffinâ€” driving under suspension Tasha Marie Hodgeâ€” failure to comply with compulsory insurance law Zachary David Israelâ€” obstructing an officer; driving under revoked license Sequoyah Mahli Lindseyâ€”possession of controlled dangerous substance-marijuana Terry Dewayne Neuginâ€” obstructing an officer Christian Adam Robertsâ€”public drunk Ieisha Marie Shawâ€” possession of controlled substance-marijuana Cara Dawn Steelmanâ€” driving motor vehicle while under the inďŹ‚uence of alcohol Paul Wayne Sweeneyâ€” possession of controlled dangerous substance-marijuana Bryan Egar Windleâ€” driving motor vehicle while under the inďŹ‚uence of alcohol
MARRIAGES Antonio Merl Hamilton & Rolanda Joyce Casey, both of Stonewall Stephen Lee Cavanaugh & Krystal Nichole Grigsby, both of Ada Jesse Ray Coplen & Alana Marie Jim, both of Ada Teddy Dowell Townsend & Sue Hughey Epperly, both of Ada Jason Bradley Lewis & Jeana Jo Spoon, both of Ada Andrew Edward Pecore, Ada & Abby Leanne Moffeit, OKC Donald Terry Sampson, Granbury & Deanna Lou Parnell, Springtown Brian Keith Williams, Ada & Hannah Nichole Treas, Konawa DIVORCE Stacy L. Beasley vs Hoyt S. Beasley Randall L. Bryant vs Brittany Michelle Bryant John Stephen Edwards vs Brenda Lynn Edwards Joan Eileen Garvin vs John Martin Garvin Courtney Dawn Hawkins vs Seth Blake Hawkins Brandon James Sutherland vs Angela Marie Sutherland
TRAFFIC Willie Mae Alexanderâ€” operating vehicle without valid driverâ€™s license Montana Cale Andersonâ€”speeding 21-25 mph over limit Tresa Ann Andersonâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Nicole Lea Dearman Beamâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Quinn Tyler Bellâ€”operating motor vehicle with excessive and/or altered exhaust Paul Daniel Bittle Jr.â€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Michael Thomas Bowenâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Britt Austen Brownâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt
Results of Pontotoc County Impaired Driving Emphasis On Saturday, April 5, 2014 starting with a 7:00 pm briefing twenty-five law enforcement officers from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Chickasaw Lighthorse Police, Pontotoc County Sheriffâ€™s Office along with Allen, Ada and Roff police departments met at the Pontotoc County Justice Center in Ada. This was the first countywide Impaired Driving Prevention Operation by the multi-agency task force. The operation ended at 3:00 am on Sunday, July 6, 2014 and although it rained during the entire operation, troopers, deputies and officers ended the night with the following: Seven (7) Impaired Driving Arrests Two (2) arrests warrants executed One (1) Public Intoxication arrest One (1) Drug Possession charge One (1) Suspended Driver License arrest Forty-Two (42) traffic citations One hundred-sixty nine (169) warning notices â€œThe majority of the impaired driving arrests also had user quantities of narcotics in their possession,â€? said OHP Captain Ronnie Hampton, Troop Commander of Troop F in Ardmore. â€œThere were no impaired driving collisions in Pontotoc County that night, although two impaired drivers did crash in Murray and Johnston counties during the operation,â€? said Hampton. All the agencies consider this first event a success, future operations are being planned
Caitlan Alexandra Brownâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Christine Hawk Buchananâ€”passenger not wearing seat belt Stephanie Leann Catronâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Megan Danielle Collâ€” speeding 1-10 mph over limit Terri Lynn Conditâ€” speeding 1-10 mph over limit Gerry Mack Dayâ€”inattentive driving resulting in collision Chance Stephen Drawbaughâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Millard Dustin Epleyâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Jonathan Keith Flemingâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Brian Stacy Francisâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Laurel Elayne Gambleâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Kimberly Dawn Goldenâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Lera Dawn Harrisâ€” speeding 11-14 mph over limit Staci Leann Hayesâ€” speeding 1-10 mph over limit Elizabeth Ranee Hightowerâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Emily Elspeth Hinesâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Dalton Lee Ingramâ€” passenger not wearing seat belt
Donnie Lee Ingramâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Zachary David Israelâ€” failure to obey traffic control device Travis Marlin Jandaâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Amber Leigh Johnsonâ€” operating vehicle at speed greater than reasonable or proper Jana Denise Jonesâ€”driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Ellysa K. Judstraâ€”passenger not wearing seat belt Jennifer Lynn Lasleyâ€” operating vehicle without valid driverâ€™s license Maxwell Dylan Leeâ€” speeding 21-25 mph over limit Casey Lynn Lindseyâ€” driver not (properly) wearing seat belt Nichole Arlene Lindseyâ€”speeding 1-10 mph over limit Sequoyah Mahli Lindseyâ€”operating vehicle with defective lamps other than headlamps; operating vehicle without having paid all taxes due the state John D. Lovattâ€”speeding 11-14 mph over limit Zachary Shawn Maplesâ€” speeding 1-10 mph over limit Cesar Adolfo Moranaâ€” speeding 11-15 mph over limit in construction or school zone Victor Ryan Marshallâ€” speeding 26-30 mph over limit
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