ALLEN ADVOCATE VOLUME 66 NUMBER 36 ALLEN, PONTOTOC COUNTY , OKLAHOMA 1 SECTION (USPS 543600) 50¢ THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
Drug Bust Nets Three Arrests
On Monday June 3, 2013, agents from the District 22 Multijurisdictional Task Force and the Allen Police Department conducted an investigation resulting in the arrest of Daniel Greenhill and
Lisa Greenhill for drug violations including Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Endeavoring to Manufacture Methamphetamine, and the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine. A third
subject, Ronald Fuquay was arrested for Possession of Marijuana within 1000 feet of a school. Each of the Greenhills was set a bond in the amount of $50,000. Mr. Fuquay was
set a bond in the amount of $1,000. The District 22 Multijurisdictional Task Force is commissioned by the District 22 District Attorney’s Office. Parent agencies for the Task
Force are the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Control, Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, the Ada Police Department, and the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department.
Alumni Weekend Nearly Here
Allen will be the place to be next weekend as former graduates gather to reminisce and catch up on happening of their friends and former classmates. The Allen Alumni Weekend begins on Friday, June 14th, with the quilt show at the Allen Nutrition Site. The Street Party will start at 5:30 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be available at the Masonic Lodge that evening, starting at 6:00 (donations accepted for the Lodge and Alumni funds). Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music of the Classic Mustangs – a band composed of Allen alum. The music is scheduled to begin at 7:00. Saturday morning, 10:00 am, is the Home Run Derby at the AHS baseball field. Cost to enter is $5 and the winner gets half the pot. At 11:00 am, Alumni (odds vs. evens) will have a baseball game. Entry is $20 per player. The Alumni Banquet begins at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria. With a western theme being used, everyone is encouraged dress the part and come enjoy the barbecue dinner. Reservations may be sent to: Allen Alumni, PO Box 297, Allen, OK 74825. Cost is $20 per person.
Allen Summer Library Program starts Tuesday
Allen Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will begin Tuesday, June 11th, and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday morning, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, through July 25th. This year’s theme is “Dig Into Reading” and the library ahs hundreds of new books to dig into. Children aged four and up will enjoy reading, videos, and arts and crafts. Join in and worm through a good book!
Alumni Baseball Game
An Allen Alumni Baseball Game will be held on Saturday morning of the Alumni Weekend, June 15th. The game, Odds vs. Evens, will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the high school field. Cost to play is $20 per person. A Home-Run Derby will be held at 10:00 a.m., also at the high school field. Cost to enter is $5 per person and the winner will receive half the pot. Adam Colbert proudly displays his Mustang of the Year plaque. He was chosen as the Pre-registration is NOT necessary. For more information 2012-13 recipient by the Allen Board of Education and was presented his award at the contact Stephen Caldwell at (580) 279-5282. graduation ceremony on May 24th for his loyalty and dedication to the Mustangs and the Allen Schools.
Junior class ushers at the 2013 graduation ceremony were (left to right) Jordan Remis, Rachel Reid, Britten Wallace, Thomas Boyd, Emilee Costner and Zayne Erickson.
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by Bill Robinson, Publisher
Vacation time has arrived for many families. I have several friends that are planning camping trips with their children. “Roughing it” is not one of my favorite things to do. In fact, after basic training I decided I never wanted to go “camping” again. For those that do enjoy camping, America’s Forest Service allows hikers and campers the opportunity to give feedback by writing down any comments, in the hopes of improving future trips. These are some of the less helpful suggestions. • “Escalators would help on steep uphill sections.” • “A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call.” • “Trails need to be wider so people can walk while holding hands.” • “Too many bugs and leeches and spiders and spiderwebs. Please spray the wilderness to rid the area of these pests.” • “Ban walking sticks in wilderness. Hikers that use walking sticks are more likely to chase animals.” • “Found a smoldering cigarette left by a horse.” • “Trails need to be reconstructed. Please avoid building trails that go uphill.” • “Chairlifts need to be in some places so that we can get to wonderful views without having to hike to them.” • “The coyotes made too much noise last night and kept me awake. Please eradicate these annoying animals.” • “Please pave the trails so they can be plowed of snow in the winter.” • “Reflectors need to be placed on trees every fifty feet so people can hike at night with flashlights.” • “A McDonald’s would be nice at the trailhead.” • “All the mile markers are missing this year.” • “Instead of a permit system or regulations, the Forest Service needs to reduce worldwide population growth to limit the number of visitors to the wilderness.” • “The places where trails do not exist are not well marked.” • “Too many rocks in the mountains.” • “Need more signs to keep area pristine.” —CC— The world can be divided into two categories . . . those of us that love dogs and those like my neighbor that loves cats. “Cat lovers” should appreciate the following story about 10 of history’s most “power-hungry cats.” The Cat in the British Cabinet Cats have stalked the corridors of British government since the reign of Henry VIII, but few have gotten as much publicity as Humphrey, the first feline to be named chief government mouser. The black-and-white cat wandered into No. 10 Downing Street in 1969 and was quickly employed by the cabinet office. His winning personality and track record ensured his position under three successive prime ministers. But like most political animals, his appointment was not scandal-free. In 1994, Humphrey had been ill and “could not have caught anything even if it had been roast duck with orange sauce presented to him on a plate.” It took an official inquiry to clear his name. After eight years of service, Humphrey officially retired on November 13, 1997, but even this was not without intrigue. Despite his strong support within the Labour Party, the press speculated that he had been forced from his position by none other than Tony Blair’s wife, Cherie. The Cat That Started an International Incident While serving as U.S. ambassador to India in 1962, John Kenneth Galbraith brought his family along on an official visit to Gujarat, where the governor of the Indian state presented Galbraith’s two sons with a pair of Siamese kittens. The boys named one Ahmedabad, after the city where the cats were born. Later that year, Galbraith’s wife, Catherine, told a story about the cat using the kitten’s nickname, “Ahmed.” What the family didn’t realize is that Ahmed is one of the many names of the prophet Muhammad. When the story appeared in the international edition of Time, it sparked outrage in Pakistan, where extremists were already fuming over American aid to Indian armed forces. The consulate was attacked, a jeep carrying Americans overturned, and mullahs decried U.S. insensitivity. Galbraith moved to avert the diplomatic crisis, starting with changing the cat’s name to Gujarat, but as he later wrote, “Amateurs will never understand how much can turn on the name of a kitten.” The Cat That Committed Wrenocide You’ll never earn the nickname “Tibbles the Merciless” by wasting your days batting away at scratching posts and pieces of string. A highly efficient hunter, Tibbles is remembered as the most likely cause of extinction for an entire species, the Stephen Island wren – a small, flightless bird that thrived on New Zealand’s Stephens Island until humans and cats moved there in 1892. By 1894, 17 people and Tibbles were making their presence felt on the tiny, brush-covered rock, and before long, Tibbles was leaving her bird catches on doorsteps. Her victims found an eager admirer in David Lyall, an assistant lighthouse keeper with an interest in natural history. Lyall sent a specimen to New Zealand’s leading ornithologists, where the scientists were delighted to discover a new species so close to home. The joy was short-lived, however. By the end of 1895, naturalists declared the Stephens Island wren extinct, thanks to Tibbles and a few of her furry brethren. The cleanup crew was not rewarded for its thoroughness. At the turn of the century, a bounty was offered for any cat on the island, and by 1925, the Stephens Island cat had gone the way of its flightless bird. The Cat That Can See Russia From Its House For more than 15 years, the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, a tiny village at the base of Mt. McKinley, has spent his days lounging in the town’s general store, often enjoying an afternoon wineglass of catnip. Although Stubbs the cat never formally ran for office, he was elected after townspeople, unimpressed by the selection of mayoral candidates, began a write-in campaign in 1997. At least, that’s the story they like
to tell. In reality, it was a publicity stunt by the town – and it worked. A career politician, Stubbs has served as honorary mayor of Talkeetna since he was a kitten, checking in on local businesses, taking frequent catnaps and, most importantly, helping to lure tourists into town. The Cat That Put France In Space The French have been turning animals into aeronauts since the 16 th century, when the Montgolfier brothers launched a sheep, a duck, and a rooster toward space in a hot-air balloon. After successfully sending up rats in 1961 and 1962, France decided that cats were the natural chaser. CERMA (France’s Center for the Study and Research of Aerospace Medicine) collected 14 alley cats and subjected them to compression chambers, centrifuges, and noise boxes simulating a rocket launch. Two of the cats excelled: a tabby named Felix and a black-and-white cat named Felicette. Felix was chosen for the first mission, but the crafty cat went AWOL just before the scheduled launch on October 18, 1963. So instead it was Felicette who took a 97-mile-high, 13-minute ride aboard the Veronique AGI-V47 rocket, earning the title of first cat in space. Hailed by newspapers and dubbed “Astrocat” by the press, Felicette cruised her way into the public’s heart. And while Felix shirked his national duty to tomcat about, he did reemerge to steal his pal’s thunder. When Niger, Chad and Comoros issued commemorative
stamps in honor of Felicette’s flight, the achievement was wrongly credited to Felix. The Cat That Swayed The Courtroom Shirley Duguay was a 32-year-old mother of five when she disappeared from Prince Edward Island in October 1994. When her body was found, police suspected her estranged boyfriend, Douglas Beamish, of the murder. But the evidence linking him to the case was thin – until police found a bloodstained jacket stashed in the woods. The blood matched Duguay’s. Twenty-seven white cat hairs
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in the coat’s lining provided a second clue – could they have come from Beamish’s cat, Snowball? While DNA evidence had been used in trials for years, no one had ever used DNA from an animal in the courtroom. In fact, it wasn’t clear to scientists if an animal’s hair was distinctive enough or whether the fur from closely related cats might produce false positives. Investigator Roger Savoie needed to know, so he convinced an expert in cat genetics to take on the challenge. The extra work paid off. The fuzz on the jacket proved a genetic match to Snowball, and Beamish was convicted of second-degree murder, setting a precedent for animal DNA in the courtroom. As for Roger Savoie? He was named 1997 Mountie of the Year thanks to his casework. Snowball, too, came out on top. He was placed in the feline equivalent of witness protection – given sanctuary at his loving grandparents’ place. The Cat That Discovered A Continent Born in 1799 aboard the HMS Reliance, Trim the cat was a
natural sailor. Unafraid of choppy waters, he swam with ease. When rope was thrown down for him, his owner, Capt. Matthew Flinders, claimed that he “took hold of it like a man and ran up it like a cat.” But Trim’s best trick was keeping his owner in good spirits. The two spent four memorable years sailing the South Pacific together, even completing the first-ever circumnavigation of Australia. It wasn’t all smooth sailing, though. The captain and his cat were separated in Mauritius, when Flinders was thrown into prison as a spy. Assuming his faithful cat had been eaten, Flinders vowed to create a memorial in Trim’s honor. And while he didn’t live long enough to see his promise through, his cat’s legacy endures. To this day, Flinders is remembered for proving through his journey that Australia was an island (rather than a group of islands). Statues of Flinders often include Trim, and if the captain had had his way, history would have given the cat equal billing. The Cat That Saved The Prophet There’s a saying in Turkey: “If
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campaign raised roughly $60,000 for animal rescue. Perhaps Hank’s true calling is to become Washington’s cuddliest lobbyist. —CC— And finally, my favorite story of the week from Lorene Morris ... As U.S. tourists in Israel, my husband and I were sitting outside a Bethlehem souvenir shop, waiting for fellow tourists. An Arab salesman approached us, arm loaded with belts. After an impassioned sales talk yielded no results, he asked where we were from. “America,” my husband replied. Looking at my dark hair and
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Threads of Life Genealogy
by Cleo Emerson LeValley
S everal years ago I was very interested in genealogy. I was into intense research for several years and traced the family histories of my parents, grandparents, etc., on all sides. I found some very interesting stories. Relatives in one line go back to the sixteenth century in England. I found a relative who fought with King Charles in England many centuries ago. I have relatives who came to America on the Mayflower. One relative came to America with William Penn and married into that family. I have one relative who was given a portion of the
state of Georgia in the New World. I found relatives who fought in the Civil War. Also relatives who camped with George Washington during the winter at Valley Forge. I have a web site in my name where I have listed so much of this research. I have written family histories on both my father’s Emerson family and my mother’s Pegg side of the family. I am proud of those. There are a lot of family pictures in each and I have had a lot of requests for copies. I have an entire book shelf with family records.
A few months ago a niece sent me a DNA kit and asked me to send it in. It sat on my desk and finally after a few months, I did mail it. I think the time was about to run out on it. Well, after awhile, it appeared on the internet that the results were ready. I thought a message would appear that I could go in and get them. So far, I have not found it. And nothing ever came in the mail. Now I am getting e-mail messages listing names that say they are related; that they are my fourth or sixth cousin, etc. They list surnames that I have no knowledge of.
One of these days I will open them and find out whom else I am related to. My niece who is interested in this will come for a visit
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Services for Diana Dawn Moore, 51, of Allen, were 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4th, at the Allen School Auditorium, Rev. Ed Rutherford and Rev. Chad Kaminski will officiate. Burial followed at Calvin Cemetery, Calvin, Oklahoma. Mrs. Moore died Friday, May 31, 2013 at her home. She was born July 6, 1961 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to Howard Franklin “Frankie” and Bonnie Belle Latham May. She attended Allen School. Mrs. Moore had been the Admitting Director at Valley View Regional Hospital, a waitress and a home provider for Healthcare Innovations. She married Kenneth Ray Moore on July 12, 1985 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Moore, of the home; two daughters, Shelby Denise Robertson and husband Paul of Gerty, Oklahoma, Ashley Nicole Earle and husband Derrek of Ada; a son, Chad Ray Moore and wife Misty of Ada; six grandchildren, Damian Robertson, Trenton Robertson, Emilee Diana-Belle Robertson, Isaiah Michael Merritt, Seth Boyd Lamb and Calvin Lamb; her mother, Bonnie May of Gerty, Oklahoma; a sister, Debby Rippee and husband Odell of Calvin, Oklahoma; six nephews, Aaron, Nathan and Jacob Rippee, Charlie Moore, II, Zachery Boggess and Ryan Smith; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Frankie May; brother-in-law, Charlie Moore; a nephew Trevor Smith; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Bearers were Bruce Griffin, Roger Byrd, Jeffrey Stewart, David Stewart, Gary Howard and Keith Horn. Honorary bearers were Charles Sanders, Don Ray Sims, Darrell Darren, Shannon Bell and Terry Johnson. Services were under the direction of Criswell Funeral Home, Ada.
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Gary Elton “Tiny” Krebbs passed away on June 3, 2013 in Ada, Oklahoma. Gary was born on May 22, 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona to Luther Krebbs and Louvina (Fulsom) Krebbs. Gary graduated from Ravia High School and later attended Okmulgee Tech in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Gary married Betty Johnson in May of 1977. The couple had one daughter, Vada. Gary worked for the Chickasaw Nation for many years as
a c a r p e n t e r. H e a l w a y s enjoyed fishing, attending gospel singings, and family gatherings. Gary is preceded in death by his wife Betty (December 2008), his parents and two brothers. Survivors include his daughter, Vada Johnson of Allen, as well as a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 PM on Friday, June 7th, at the Allen United Pentecostal Church in Allen, Oklahoma. Pastor Charles McNeely will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jay Johnson, Del Johnson, Bruce Williams, Jared Johnson, J i m m y C o o d y, N o r m a n Johnson, Josh Riley, and Dave Reich. Interment will follow at the Allen Cemetery in Allen. Services are under the direction of Smith-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada, Oklahoma.
Rites held for Bunny Carpitcher Rev. Bunny Lewis Carpitcher passed away at Boyce Manor Nursing Home in Holdenville on Sunday evening, June 2, 2013, at the age of 71 years. Bunny is preceded in death by his wife, Betty; his parents, Titus and Lona Carpitcher; three sisters, Evelina, Zelda, and Eliza; one brother, Andrew; and a great grandson, Ivan Williams. He is survived by his son Lewis Carpitcher of Seminole, and daughter Juanita Williams of Wewoka; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer Lowery of Denton, Texas, Stephanie Lowery, Tom Williams, Jesse Williams and Misty Williams, all of Wewoka, Michelle Lott and Kenneth Williams, both of Woodville, Texas, Cody Carpitcher of Seminole, Mayson Carpitcher of Holdenville, Monte Carpitcher of Ada, and Joseph Roebuck of Calvin; 18 great grandchildren; sister Alice Walters and brother Culley Carpitcher, both of Sasakwa; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6th, 2:00 p.m., at Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church in Sasakwa, with interment in the Rock Springs Indian Baptist Church Cemetery. Wake service was held at the church on Wednesday evening, June 5th, at 7:00 p.m.
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A few months ago my friend for life Eula Tilley, loaned me a good book “The Worst Hard Times.” This book, written by Timothy Egan who now is the weekly generator of an article called “The Opinionator” in the New York Times. The “dust bowl” book is a comprehensive look at an epic event in our part of the world that lies just east of here during the horrible and dirty 30s. This New Yorker wrote a very thought provoking book that took me back in time and made me wonder (a little bit) why anyone even lives in Oklahoma. One thought often leads to another and my mind traveled back to a Sunday afternoon a long time ago—an afternoon I recall with vivid clarity. I was sitting in the back seat of my Aunt Oma’s ‘41 Chevrolet listening to her and my mom talking. It was an important talk and it was about living in Oklahoma. Oma asked, “Why do you want to keep on living here in Oklahoma? It’s nothing but blowing dust, mud-holes and poverty. Go with us to Richmond and start a new life—get a good paying job and just leave this all behind.” Looking all the way back to that time in 1942, I don’t know why my family chose
to stay in Centrahoma. It was probably the easiest thing to do at the moment. We were getting by living in the back end of our grocery store and making a living. But the future did indeed (in retrospect) look pretty bleak from a financial standpoint. Quite often one of our good customers would come by and tell us goodbye—joining an almost infinite string of Oklahoma tagged cars and trucks heading down the legendary highway 66 to the promised land—California. Whatever the exact reasons, dad chose to stay. It’s a question that still comes up. “Why do you live here? Why do you stay?” Now it’s not the economics or the dust, it’s the pesky tornadoes. Growing up I looked hard and long before I ever did see a twister and I was about grown before I finally did. The things usually come in and leave quickly. The big F-4 that ravaged the area just west of Stonewall in 1959 was an exception—it was not only big, it was very visible. Now the tornadoes seem to be bigger (and very visible) and worse than ever. To aid and abet the things we have HD TV which allows the storms to get right in our living rooms and
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Mark Legg, Allen church of Christ “Dress codes for church have changed.” These words were spoken by a friend as we discussed changes in our society. He could have added that worship styles have also changed. Our society is under the control of a philosophy of the “casual,” “have it your way,” “it doesn’t matter,” and “anything goes.” This philosophy is generated by the belief that there are no absolutes or norms to which we must adhere and which we should practice. Therefore, we can be ourselves and do what pleases us and makes us feel good. In the area of philosophy and religion, the same attitudes of “casual” and “anything goes” are found; there is no absolute truth so “what is true for you is not necessarily true for me.” Therefore, the attitude of most people is that what we believe, how we live and how we honor and worship God doesn’t really matter. These ideas stem from the prevalent belief in our society that there is no God and that
Speaking of missing something, make sure you go to church this Sunday. You don’t reduce us to levels of curiosity, on the front porch ‘cause you want to miss that either. wonder and terror on a scale don’t want to miss anything— Wayne Bullard, DPh unknown in 1942. Look no especially a tornado. I guess email@example.com further than to Oklahoma City she has me right on that. last week when the tornadoes and panic came to town. So now I have seen inter1/4 Mile East of Allen Quick Pic - Hwy 1 views with national news orga(580)857-2991 Cell (580)421-5936 nizations featuring Governor Open 8 to 5 Monday - Thursday • 9 to 1 Friday & Saturday Mary Fallin (and others) where they explain (again) why Oklahoma is such a grand place to live and raise a family. But it is WE NOW CARRY COMFORTIS BRAND indeed a hard thing to explain LARGE & SMALL ANIMALS and understand. Perhaps it’s We have a variety of the nature of our people? Perproducts to keep your haps it’s the scenery. Maybe animals safe! the reason we stay has to do Tim Costner, with heritage and kinship. I D.V.M think Okies have itchy feet that make it easy to leave for new frontiers sometime—easier than staying? Or is it easier to rotate your home like many The Allen community has poured upon us do between California and overflowing love, emotional support and Oklahoma? Not really. People financial help after the death of our tend to move around to follow grandson, Christopher, and the loss of their work or to put it another way—they move because of the Ross Legg home. We do not have the economics. words to express the depth of our I know from experience it feelings of gratitude! It is our plan to is a hard thing to leave your send Ò thank youÓ cards to each one, but it extended family, your tradiwill take some time and we do not have tions and the familiar grounds addresses for many. Please accept our we call Oklahoma. And I’m pretty sure I’ll not be moving thanks and our apology if we fail to because of a tornado. My express thanks to you individually. daughter asked me where my place of safety was but before Mark & Robyn Legg I could answer she said, “Oh, I know; it’s in your chair out
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man is the highest form of life in existence. Accordingly, since we are the pinnacle form of life, our world, our lives and all things belong to us (man) so whatever we feel to be of benefit to us is good and right. It is unfortunate that many believers in God have been drawn into this erroneous thinking and now have an attitude of “anything goes” and “casual” toward God and toward worshipping and serving Him. Do not be deceived! Do not run from the truth, hiding behind the opinions of the majority. (Exodus 23:2) There is a standard of right and wrong and we will be judged by it. It is the words of Jesus Christ (John 12:48), not the teaching of a denomination, our feelings, our wisdom or our understanding. Jesus is going to return “in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who do not know God, and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.” and “these shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power.” (2 Thess 1:8-9) Note the word “obey” that I underlined. However, a blessing awaits those who obey, “Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.” (Rev 22:14)
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ALLEN PUBLIC SCHOOL is accepting applications for an elementary secretary and teacher’s assistant. Applications may be picked up in the Superintendent’s office. MED-CORP PLUS, INC. — Now Hiring Personal Care Assistants. Mileage & Benefits. No Certification Required. Contact Darlene at (918) 426-3700 or (877) 426-3700.
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2013-68 ODETTE M. ROGERS and SUSAN C. ROGERS, TRUSTEES OF THE ODETTE M. ROGERS REVOCABLE TRUST DATED MAY 17, 2004, Plaintiffs, vs. MICHAEL DAVID ROGERS, if living, and if deceased, his unknown successors, Defendant. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Michael David Rogers, if living, or if deceased, their unknown successors. You the Defendants above named are hereby notified that you have been sued by the above named Plaintiffs in the above entitled action in the District Court of Pontotoc Oklahoma, and that you must answer the Petition filed by Plaintiffs in said case on or before the 11th day of July, 2013,or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiffs and against Defendants above named in said action, quieting title to the following described real property in Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: All of Lot 10 in Block 4, Howard Thompson Addition to the City of Ada, Oklahoma, according to the recorded plat and survey thereof. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 28th day of May, 2013. KAREN DUNNIGAN, COURT CLERK BY: s/B. Myers Deputy Gregory S. Taylor, Attorney for Plaintiffs OBA #8863 115 S. Broadway P.O. Box 1737 Ada, OK 74821 580/332-7717 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 30, June 6 and 13, 2013)
LIEN SALE: VIN#1G3CX54C0L4338893, 1990 Olds Delta 88. SALE DATE: June 21, 2013, 8:00 am LOCATION: 12521 State Hwy 3W, Ada, OK 74820 CONTACT: Robbie Smith (580) 332-2250 BILL DUE: $2,143.00 (Published in The Allen Advocate on June 6, 13 and 20, 2013)
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~ 7 ACRES — Mobile Home Site, utilities savailabel. 7797 Hwy 1, Calvin. $20,000 ~ 405 N. CLEVELAND, ALLEN — Lots 1, 3, 5 ,7, 9 & 11, Block 8, Commercial Addition. ~ 403 S. COMMERCE, ALLEN — 3 Bed, 1 bath brick with carport. $37,000 ~ 401 S. DENVER, ALLEN — 70x100 Lot. 2 Bed 1.5 bath with vinyl siding, wall heaters, new bath ﬁxtures, window air units. $39,900 ~ 7145 East 1475 RD, ALLEN — 3 Bed, 1 bath home and 2 mobile homes used as rentals on 4.83 acres. ~ INVESTMENT PROPERTY - 403 EAST B. STREET — 3BD mobile home. $10,000 ~ 30 ACRES — 3 miles west on Francis Road, turn north to the T, turn right to property. REDUCED to $45,000 ~ 3 BD HOME on 27 acres — Rural living close to town. Oven, range, SOLD dishwasher, whirlpool tub, wood fenced backyard, carport, storage bldg, quanset hut kit. 4812 N 3725 Rd, Allen. $148,900 ~ ALLEN — 409 South 10th, 3 BD1 Bath, 110x140 lot with cellar. SOLD $25,000 ~ 10 ACRES — Byng CONTRACT Schoo District. $ 7,000 ~ 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 ~ BYNG SCHOOL DISTRICT — 10 Acres. $17,000 ~ 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 $85,900 ~ SASAKWA — 49 wooded acres with 30x60 shop building, water well, two ponds and older house (needs remodeling). $110,000 ~ ADA — Commercial Buildings. Two 1250 sq ft buildings, 10x10 building, 12x13 building. Good place for mechanic or other types of business. $69,500 REDUCED $64,000 $62,000 $58,000 OUT OF CITY LIMITS
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Donna Boyd, Glenn Boyd, Stephanie Mudd, Mike Mudd, Steven Mudd and Lauren Mudd (front)
Tom Spillman, Mary Wallace, Jimmie Nell Turpin and Ralph Turpin.
Christine West, Rick Gary, Cheryl Wanier, Harvey Wainer
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Memorial Day at the Atwood Cemetery
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Gerty Bingo Saturday The Gerty Community Association will be hosting a Bingo Night on June 8, 2013. All proceeds will go towards the Fourth of July celebration. Menu will be spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink for $5.00. There will be a blackout for $25 at half time and a blackout for $50.00 at the end. The food will be served at 6:00 and Bingo at 7:00 p.m.
Allen Nutrition Site
Week of June 10th Monday Swedish Meatballs, Summer Squash, Oven Fried Okra, Brown Rice, Margarine or Butter, Gravy, Fruit Cocktail, 2% Milk, Cof Coffee and/or Tea Tuesday Ham & Cheese Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread, Broccoli Salad, Lettuce, Tomato & Onion, Chips, Layered Banana Pudding, 2% Milk, Coffee and/or Tea Wednesday Chicken Tetrazzini, Green Beans, Baked Sweet Potatoes & Apples, Whole Wheat Roll, Margarine or Butter, Pineapple, 2% Milk, Coffee and/or Tea Thursday Site Closed Friday Pizza Burger, Stromboli Roll or Pizza, Tossed Green Salad, Mixed Vegetables, Salad Dressing, Ice Cream or Pudding, 2% Milk, Coffee and/or Tea Chris Merriman was honored with the Allen FFA Honorary Chapter Farmer Degree at the 2012-13 banquet this past month. Presenting the award is the chapter president, Shelby Merriman.
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Derek Whitehead and daughter Gracen accepted an Honorary Chapter Farmer certificate at the 2012-13 FFA banquet. Making the presentation was chapter president Shelby Merriman.
Lower picture: Sometimes, when there is an award to fit, you have to invent a new title and that’s just what the Allen FFA did this year. To show their appreciation for the assistance given with the 201213 horticulture projects, the chapter created a “Waterboy of the Year” award and presented it to Donny Johnson.
Allen Elementary Honor Rolls
Fourth Nine Weeks The following students at Allen Elementary earned the academic distinction on the following honor rolls for the fourth nine week period of school: Superintendent’s Honor Roll (All A’s) 1st Grade — Jagger Caldwell, Colton Cross, Kamlyn Cundiff, Savannah Geyer, Brogen Goodson, Joy Grisby-Rinehart, Keithon Howard, Malloree Howard, Kelsey Hurt, Emmett Koonce, Ava Laden, Isaiah Merritt, Garrett Nix, Aubrey Scott, Conner Smith, Lori Stidmon, Austin Stowe, Trevor Stradford, Abbey Strong, Jack Todd, Riley Tomb, Jerek Wainscott, Chandler Wallace, Olivia Wallace 2nd Grade — Sydney Black, Hunter Boyd, Raney Clay, Quinn Corum, Kalli Davis, Kaylee Ford, Rosa Gabriel, Bradi Harman, Tagus Howard, Kassidy Keeney, Payton McWethy, Gary Raney, Mason Riley, Brooklyn Sanders, Elainea Smith, Zain Tillery, Ansley Tollett, Keenan Walker, Maebrey Wallace, Beckett Wells 3rd Grade — Jacob Beavert, Ethan Roniss, Brody Wallis, Maddox Wofford 4th Grade — Brayden Griffith, Cassidy Harman, A.J. Hill, Emma Peay, Emily Sells 5th Grade — Makenzie Bulter, Kinlee Cundiff, Kasen Deaton, Jacelyn Goodnight, Nathan Hammonds, Kaylyn Rowsey, Taylor Tollett 6 th Grade — Sam Brown, Meegan Costner, Aaron Dockrey, Autumn Hamilton, Shaylee
Hopkins, Katie Manuel, Kaden Mills, Jensen Peay, Brandon Roniss Principal’s Honor Roll (All A’s & B’s) 1st Grade — Dillon Blessing, Stoney Cully, Desiree Files, Matthew Goodnight, Ethan Holcomb, Kason Linker, Levi Mann, Felipe Martinez, Lilly Matthews, Tessa Rowsey. Brayden Tatum, Joni Thompson 2nd Grade — Coyt Bell, Nicholas Boyles, Braylee Chambers, Montana Griffith, Xander Holt, Kaisen Manuel, Memphis Neal, Heather Simpson, Hailee Spears, Quinton Walker 3 rd Grade — Carmen Alcaida, Rhyan Bergquist, Braxton Castillo, Bradley Howard, Maycee Howard, Will Kaminski, Luke Maloy, Cheyenne McCarn, Brandon Riddle, Milani Rowsey, Mandala Sanchez, Elizabeth Slosser, Samuel Wallace, Davyn Wilson 4 th Grade — Rodey Arnold, Madison Dohlman, Trent Fronterhouse, Gage Jimboy, Corey Knighten, Chad Milne, Kylie Nemecek, Kylan Sanders, Gehrig Strong, Jaden Wilson 5th Grade — Madalen Clifford, Chris Holcomb, Payton James, Riley Koonce, Alyssa Maloy, Kinsey Nix, Makena Pegg, Dillon Royalty, Larry Sanders, Abby Thompson, Alex Wofford 6th Grade — Kaley Billey, Stevi Caldwell, Wesley Harden, Sunzie Harrison, Chisum Lee, Tara Osborne, Payton Prentice, Chelsea Riley
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Gerty Memorial Day
Donna Tatum, Joyce Searcy, Brayden Tatum, Jo Ella Tatum, John Tatum and June Wilson gather do decorate graves at the Gerty cemetery.
Gerty Bingo Saturday The Gerty Community Association will be hosting a Bingo Night on June 8, 2013. All proceeds will go towards the Fourth of July celebration. Menu will be spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink for $5.00. There will be a blackout for $25 at half time and a blackout for $50.00 at the end. The food will be served at 6:00 and Bingo at 7:00 p.m.
Fran Metzler gives the Gerty War memorial a patriotic look for the Memorial Day Celebration
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Setting the monument in the Non Cemetery for Buddy Hester, long time cemetery caretaker who passed away this past year, are Twilla Thornton, Heath Jiles, Cody Scherman, Coalton Carano and Kendall Carano. The beautiful stone is highlighted with things Buddy loved.
Urologic Specialists of Oklahoma in Tulsa is pleased to announce that Sean M. Doyle, MD and Stephen D. Confer, MD will be seeing patients once a month in McAlester. Our physicians are qualified and skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic disorders and conditions. Many of our doctors have sub-specialty training to give our patients the most advanced care and treatment available. Services and specialties include: Urinary Control, Urologic Oncology, Prostate Cancer, General Urology, Erectile Dysfunction, Pediatric Urology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Kidney Stone Disease.
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Sean M. Doyle, MD Jet Terry and Alex Roebuck placed flower arrangements in the Non Cemetery on Memorial Day.
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Pontotoc County Commissioners
May 2013 May 1, 2013 The Board of Pontotoc County Commissioners met for a special scheduled meeting in which the time, place, and agenda were duly posted 9:00 AM on April 26, 2013 at 100 W. 13th Street, Ada, Oklahoma. Gary Starns, Randy Floyd, Justin Roberts, and Pam Walker were present for the meeting. The following guests attended: Tom Landrith, Martha Kilgore, Ginger Pingleton, David Smith, Kurt Sweeny, Preston Draper, John Hubbard, Barbara Suess, Rob Neal, Dawn DeVoe Teal, Deresa Gray, Jan Manuel, Dylan Yeager, Dawn Tillison, John Christian, Sulguell Gutierrez, Steve Kessinger, Art Lawler, Marilyn McDaniel, Cathleen Branscum, Glenda Gonderman, Wayne Joplin, Becky West, Don Kaiser, Christina Isom, Carla Counts, Pat Weaver, Brandy Myers, Kyra Lancaster, Ernestine Eubank, Janis Rowsey, Charles Pogue, Jen Pogue, Taylor McDonald, Lacee Flanary, Taylor Dunnigan, Nichole Bateman, Christina Smith, Tina Pogue, Birdie Ray, Jennifer Jussely, Jennifer Dunnigan, James Dunnigan, Cheryl Pogue, Kacee Dibler, Freda Pogue, and Steve Dunnigan. Discussion regarding appointment of Karen Dunnigan as Pontotoc County Court Clerk. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to appoint Karen Dunnigan as Pontotoc County Court Clerk. All aye. Motion by Floyd, second by Roberts, to adjourn. All aye.
May 6, 2013 The Board of Pontotoc County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting in which the time, place, and agenda were duly posted 9:00 AM on May 3, 2013 at 301 S. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. Gary Starns, Randy Floyd, Justin Roberts, and Pam Walker were present for the meeting. The following guests attended: JR Grissom, Art Lawler, Gene Linton, Emmelen Allen, Jodie Langwell, Jessie Welch, Janna Kelley, Chad Letellier, Todd Ray, Shelley Scifres, and Glenda Gonderman. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve April 22, 2013, April 29, 2013, and May 1, 2013 meeting minutes. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Pontotoc County’s claim for Additional Homestead Exemption (OTC 916) for 2012 tax year. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Proclamation for Oklahoma Home and Community Association Week. All aye. Discussion regarding five year plan; new plan has been updated to include storm shelters. Motion by Floyd, second by Roberts, to approve Total Capital Needs Summary and Five Year Plan for SODA. All aye. Discussion by Todd Ray, Fair Board, regarding funds for Pontotoc County Free Fair Board request for $5,000.00. Request is to buy an insert from I-35 east to include in papers from which the Marketing and Tourism Board unanimously approved. Also submitted a Chickasaw Nation statistics report regarding hotel stays for the event. Motion by Floyd to approve request. Discussion by Roberts that event is local and does not qualify as a tourism event; this type of request was not included on the tax ballot. Roberts also discussed that the youth of Pontotoc County would benefit more from use of the funds to upgrade the Agri-Plex. Scifres discussed that she has been working with hotels to increase stays during the fair; there have been people from across the nation and vendors from out of County that stay in hotels. Roberts discussed that hotel room revenue which is approximately $5.00 to Agri-Plex for each hotel stay per night, does not justify the $5,000.00 outlay by the County. Floyd suggested a $2,000.00 donation. Scifres stated that the carnival people suggested staying through Sunday. Starns stated the Saturday night bull ride, concert and Sunday carnival is an attempt to bring about more hotel stays. Ray stated that the advertisement budget is over $14,000.00. Floyd amended motion to approve $2,000.00 for cost of advertising, second by Starns to approve. Starns and Floyd aye, Roberts no. Discussion by Roberts regarding 911 Advisory Committee; this resolution will form a joint 911 Advisory committee so that all parties involved will have input for 911 services. Gene Linton discussed that an assessment was done; formation of the board was recommended by the consultant. Starns stated that the County Emergency Management should be on committee. Motion by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-84; Christian discussed that Linton probably should not be on board due to his position as director. Linton stated that he has always been receptive to all concerns, regardless of where they come from. Roberts stated that this committee is being formed due to lack of communication between entities. Second by Roberts to approve Resolution #13-84, City of Ada and Pontotoc County’s Joint 911 Advisory Committee to address 911 services and issues with the City of Ada and Pontotoc County. All aye. Motion by Floyd, second by Starns, to approve Roberts as County appointee for 911 Advisory committee. All aye. Motion by Floyd, to second by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-85, disposal of equipment for District #3, 1989 Chevy, serial #1GBGC24KE235213, inventory #62-3-30115. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-86, a resolution authorizing and approve the amended and restated sales tax agreement and the facilities lease and operation agreement for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, with respect to the $10,000.00 sales tax revenue note – bank qualified (Pontotoc County Capital Improvement Projects) Series 2007, and the $8,000.00 sales tax revenue note – bank qualified (Pontotoc County Capital Improvement Projects) Series 2008. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-87, disposal of equipment for District #1, 1998 International 10-wheel dump truck, serial #2HSFMAHR7WC046571, inventory #62-1-302-46. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to let bid #18, Pontotoc County purchasing one or more, 2006 or newer, 10 wheel dump truck. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to let bid #19, Pontotoc County purchasing one or more, 2006 or newer, tandem axle tractor truck. All aye. Motion by Floyd, second by Starns, to table ThyssenKrupp Elevator contract for FY 2013-2014 for Pontotoc County Courthouse and County Clerk’s building. Al aye. Grissom discussed that Jayhawk Company took care of fire sprinklers in the big red barn; Jayhawk sold out to Indian Nation Fire
Sprinkler System. Compressor was turned off, causing valves to fail. Valves are obsolete and the cost quoted is repair $5,694.00 and labor $1,176.00. Roberts discussed getting someone local to check system. Floyd stated that Grissom should contact Childers and Childers to submit a list of companies that do fire suppression systems. Grissom stated that system is shut off but leaking. Also, compressor is out in large room where public can shut it off; needs to be walled in and locked. Board directed Grissom to obtain more quotes from additional installers. Approved claims. Approved transfers: SF-1 $1,858.00 and SF-4 $3,300.00 to SF2 $5,158.00 T2C to T1B#2 $2,000.00 B3 to R2 $141,047.97 B3 to R4 $421,926.27 Approved monthly reports. Approved monthly appropriations: HWY $527,308.23 Senior Citizens Trans $16,258.14 Sheriff’s Fees $43,916.80 Courthouse Security $2,308.05 911 $93.24 Law Library $2,292.10 Assessor Revolving $124.00 Sale of Property Proceeds $1.28 Lodging Tax $19,732.54 Juvenile Drug Court $2,916.67 Agri-Plex $15,493.00 Health Department $1,414.72 Resale Property $23,840.77 Mortgage Tax Certification Fees $790.00 Emergency Management $249.14 Court Clerk Revolving $6,339.88 Preservation Fees $3,670.00 Mechanics Liens $1,053.00 Sales Tax Proceeds $301,593.49 Use Tax Proceeds $8,604.37 Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve April 2013 monthly minutes for publication. All aye. Approved blanket purchase orders: HWY 5250-5257 General 5258-5259 Approved purchase orders for payment: ZCOURT: 133, ALPHA COMM TECH INC, 303.50, SPLY;GENERAL: 1263, A T & T, 136.88, SPLY; 1264, COPELINS OFFICE CENTER, 622.47, SPLY; 1265, CABLE ONE, 100.95, SPLY; 1266, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 441.06, SERVICE; 1267, THE GOOD BOOK STORE, 84.99, SPLY; 1268, O G & E, 240.66, SERVICE; 1269, O G & E, 2272.64, SERVICE; 1270, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 17.54, SPLY; 1271, U S ALERT LLC, 35.99, SERVICE; 1272, CABLE ONE, 99.95, SERVICE; 1273, WRIGHT, JAMES EDWIN, 67.80, TRAVEL; 1274, OWENS, JAMES M, 104.53, TRAVEL; 1275, SOONER HOTEL & SUITES, 280.00, HOTEL;HIGHWAY: 2379, STARNS, GARY, 82.50, TRAVEL; 2380, VISION BANK, 2972.39, LEASE; 2381, ABC FIRST AID, 84.55, SPLY; 2382, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 828.84, SPLY; 2383, KEMPER REFRIGERATION, 271.75, SPLY; 2384, NAPA OF ADA, 19.76, SPLY; 2385, P E C, 686.84, REMITTANCE; 2386, PRUITT COMPANY, 16.00, SPLY; 2387, PRUITT COMPANY, 24.90, SPLY; 2388, RSI COMMUNICATIONS, 75.00, REMITTANCE; 2389, ROBERTS TRUCK CENTER, 831.78, SPLY; 2390, RURAL WATER DIST #7, 26.97, REMITTANCE; 2391, STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, 65.94, SPLY; 2392, STEWART WHOLESALE, 11.40, SPLY; 2393, CATERPILLAR FINANCIAL SERV, 1749.89, LEASE; 2394, CATERPILLAR FINANCIAL SERV, 1749.89, LEASE; 2395, VISION BANK, 2675.18, LEASE; 2396, HISLE BROS. INC., 6120.00, SPLY; 2397, ABC FIRST AID, 78.60, SPLY; 2398, BUMPER TO BUMPER, 169.79, SPLY; 2399, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 673.43, SPLY; 2400, ERGON ASPHALT AND EMULSIONS, 3222.55, SPLY; 2401, GEORGE SMITH SALVAGE, 470.00, SPLY; 2402, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 1975.00, SPLY; 2403, FENTRESS OIL CO., 4423.30, SPLY; 2404, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 1514.00, SPLY; 2405, M & M AUTO GLASS, 225.00, SPLY; 2406, O REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC., 317.73, SPLY; 2407, P E C, 559.98, SPLY; 2408, RSI COMMUNICATIONS, 75.00, SPLY; 2409, RED ROCK PIT, 340.45, SPLY; 2410, RED ROCK PIT, 352.30, SPLY; 2411, RED ROCK PIT, 350.58, SPLY; 2412, RED ROCK PIT, 284.83, RD MAT; 2413, RED ROCK PIT, 359.13, SPLY; 2414, RHYNES SURPLUS, 175.81, SPLY; 2415, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 234.84, SPLY; 2416, SOUTHERN OKLA TRUCK REPAIR, 44.80, SPLY; 2417, WARREN CAT, 91.87, SPLY; 2418, CATERPILLAR FINANCIAL SERV, 1749.89, LEASE; 2419, EMPIRE FINANCIAL SERVICES, 1882.41, LEASE; 2420, VISION BANK, 6525.57, LEASE; 2421, JENNINGS STONE, 17715.15, BID; 2422, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING DIST #4, 650.90, SPLY; 2423, COOLEY, MATT, 4000.00, SPLY; 2424, ERGON ASPHALT AND EMULSIONS, 3730.84, SPLY; 2425, FENTRESS OIL CO., 5787.24, SPLY; 2426, GRISSOMS, 743.57, SPLY; 2427, HALL S AUTO, 113.48, SPLY; 2428, HALL S AUTO, 124.72, SPLY; 2429, HASKELL LEMON CONSTRUCTION CO, 2487.50, SPLY; 2430, HISLE BROS. INC., 325.00, SPLY; 2431, LOCKE SUPPLY, 100.30, SPL; 2432, LOCKE SUPPLY, 17.06, SPLY; 2433, MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS INC, 1527.31, SPLY; 2434, O G & E, 35.83, SERVICE; 2435, O REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC., 169.96, SPLY; 2436, RSI COMMUNICATIONS, 75.00, SPLY;
2437, RAILROAD YARD, INC., 13028.98, SPLY; 2438, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 40.00, SPLY; 2439, T X I OPERATIONS L P, 204.90, SPLY;SENIOR CITIZENS TRANS: 372, A T & T, 181.73, PHONE; 373, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 10.00, SPLY; 374, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 12.41, SERVICE; 375, FESLER, MELISSA, 125.32, TRAVEL; 376, CENTERPOINT ENERGY ARKLA, 52.18, SERVICE; 377, FENTRESS OIL CO., 1427.20, SPLY; 378, O REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC., 10.49, SPLY; 379, RADIO SHOP CELLULAR, 150.00, SERVICE; 380, STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, 90.74, SPLY; 381, STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, 51.98, SPLY; 382, UNDERGROUND SERVICE CO INC, 150.00, SPLY;HEALTH: 285, CABLE ONE, 57.00, SPLY; 286, TODD CHIROPRACTOR CENTER, 50.00, SPLY;RESALE PROPERTY: 111, BUSINESS IMAGING SYSTEMS, 400.00, SPLY; 112, BUSINESS IMAGING SYSTEMS, 1499.00, SPLY; 113, ADA NEWS, 110.50, SPLY;SHERIFF FEES: 591, CABLE ONE, 105.95, SPLY; 592, IN TOUCH COMMUNICATIONS INC, 29.99, SPLY; 593, CABLE ONE, 156.95, SPLY;COUNTY CLERK MECH LIENS: 82, BROWN, TAMMY, 92.00, TRAVEL; 83, SNIDER, SHELLEY L, 246.48, TRAVEL; 84, WALKER, PAMELA A, 1252.73, TRAVEL; 85, CANNON FINANCIAL SERVICES INC, 212.50, SPLY;AGRI PLEX: 422, ADA PAPER COMPANY, 447.23, SPLY; 423, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 454.14, SPLY; 424, FENTRESS OIL CO., 130.61, SPLY; 425, FENTRESS OIL CO., 129.45, SPLY; 426, J B LUMBER, 72.98, MAINT; 427, J B LUMBER, 90.63, SPLY; 428, J B LUMBER, 113.35, SPLY; 429, J B LUMBER, 9.73, SPLY; 430, J B LUMBER, 148.63, SPLY; 431, LOCKE SUPPLY, 211.24, SPLY; 432, LOCKE SUPPLY, 170.88, SPLY; 433, MEAD LUMBER DO-IT CENTER, 20.58, SPLY; 434, MEAD LUMBER DO-IT CENTER, 44.78, SPLY; 435, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 20.00, SPLY; 436, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 232.00, SPLY; 437, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 232.00, SPLY; 438, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 474.00, SPLY;” Roberts discussed events that have been put on by the District Attorney’s office; there is interest in decorating the Courthouse Complex for the 4th of July. Discussion regarding purchasing flags or banners, either disposable or permanent. Roberts also discussed an email from Public Group/Public Surplus to dispose of surplus equipment. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to adjourn. All aye. May 13, 2013 The Board of Pontotoc County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting in which the time, place, and agenda were duly posted 9:00 AM on May 10, 2013 at 301 S. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. Gary Starns, Randy Floyd, Justin Roberts, and Pam Walker were present for the meeting. The following guests attended: JR Grissom, Fob Jones, Charles Roos, Cinco Roos, David Hunt, Janna Kelley, Art Lawler, Glenda Gonderman, and Buzz McDonald. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve May 6, 2013 meeting minutes. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to open public hearing. All aye. Discussion by Roberts regarding road closing on County Road 1660 for Technisand; resolution will alleviate county costs and facilitate business for Technisand. County Road 1670 in Roos Ranch has three miles of road in Pontotoc County. Closing County Road 1670 will alleviate danger of damage to his ranch operations. Sheriff John Christian opposes the closure of County Road 1670 due to being used as a roadway for emergency access. Fob Jones, attorney for Roos Ranch stated that Mr. Roos would allow the Sheriff’s office to have keys to access areas for storm watching and emergency access. Jones stated that a petition has been signed by all landowners approving closure. Roberts stated that these county roads have been maintained for many years, but ODOT recognizes these roads as Murray County roads. These roads have been maintained at the cost of Pontotoc County. Jones stated Murray County would close road, so there will be no access on Murray side after Murray County approves closure. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to close public hearing. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-88, vacating a one mile segment of County Road 1660. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-89, vacating a county section line road located along the south border of County Road 1670. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve Resolution #13-90, ETRCR4-621(03)13 Fund application for $130,000.00 for District #1’s Old Highway 99 road project. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve Resolution #13-91, contract agreement for Emergency and Transportation Revolving (ETR) Fund for ETRCR4-62-1(03)13 for District #1. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve NACO membership dues for 2014. All aye. Discussion by Starns, regarding valuation of Courthouse; valuation was at $2,790,000.00, needs to be increased to $5,404,000.00. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to increase Courthouse property value to $5,404,000.00 for insurance purposes. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Treasurer’s footnotes for FY 2011-2012 financial statement. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve 8038-CP Form for Latta Public Schools Bond Issues. All aye. Motion by Floyd, second by Starns, to approve 8038-CP Form for Stonewall Public Schools Bond Issues. All aye. JR Grissom, Agri-Plex manager, discussed conversations held with U.S. Alert regarding inspection of fire alarm system; all buildings have now been inspected. Approved claims. Approved monthly reports. Approved special appropriations for SCT $12,159.00 Approved blanket purchase orders: HWY 5373-5385 ZAP 5386 Sheriff 5387-5398 Approved purchase orders for payment: ZTAX: 32, JOHNSON, MARY, 87.00, REMITTANCE; 33, SOLO CUP CO, 111522.00,
REMITTANCE; 34, PENNINGTON PROPERTIES LLC, 344.00, REMITTANCE; GENERAL: 1276, ADA VETERINARY CLINIC, 66.00, SPLY; 1277, O S U COOP EXTENSION SERV, 5607.00, REMITTANCE; 1278, WALKER, BECKY, 265.92, TRAVEL; 1279, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 223.29, SPLY; 1280, ADA PAPER COMPANY, 328.42, SPLY; 1281, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 261.93, SPLY; 1282, COPELINS OFFICE CENTER, 131.90, SPLY; 1283, P E C, 21.50, SPLY; 1284, STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, 10.48, SPLY; 1285, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 25.00, REMITTANCE; 1286, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 25.92, SPLY; 1287, LABOR LAW CENTER, 89.95, SPLY; 1288, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 35.00, REGISTRATION; 1289, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 35.00, REGISTRATION; 1290, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 35.00, REGISTRATION; 1291, KELLEY, JANNA L EDWARDS, 540.44, TRAVEL; HIGHWAY: 2440, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 825.66, SPLY; 2441, B & S SANITATION, 46.00, SPLY; 2442, BUMPER TO BUMPER, 395.82, SPLY; 2443, BUMPER TO BUMPER, 255.98, SPLY; 2444, CHAPPELL, 365.98, SPLY; 2445, CHAPPELL, 495.00, SPLY; 2446, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 207.21, SPLY; 2447, DOLESE BROS, 557.17, RD MAT; 2448, DOLESE BROS, 274.16, SPLY; 2449, ERGON ASPHALT AND EMULSIONS, 3990.07, SPLY; 2450, FENTRESS OIL CO., 7591.95, SPLY; 2451, FITTSTONE INC, 522.84, SPLY; 2452, FITTSTONE INC, 758.36, SPLY; 2453, FITTSTONE INC, 339.47, SPLY; 2454, FITTSTONE INC, 615.13, SPLY; 2455, FITTSTONE INC, 756.21, SPLY; 2456, FITTSTONE INC, 593.29, SPLY; 2457, FITTSTONE INC, 343.15, SPLY; 2458, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 1066.50, SPLY; 2459, HISLE BROS. INC., 2800.00, SPLY; 2460, STAPLES CREDIT PLAN, 39.96, SPLY; 2461, TRACTOR SUPPLY, 18.47, SPLY; 2462, ADAY, CAROLYN, 999.00, SPLY; 2463, BATTERY CENTER, 94.95, SPLY; 2464, FENTRESS OIL CO., 5263.20, SPLY; 2465, FENTRESS OIL CO., 3688.32, FUEL; 2466, FITTSTONE INC, 379.19, SPLY; 2467, FITTSTONE INC, 227.05, SPLY; 2468, FITTSTONE INC, 301.95, RD MAT; 2469, LOCKE SUPPLY, 49.18, SPLY; 2470, RURAL WATER DIST #8, 27.55, REMITTANCE; 2471, SABER TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT INC, 165.00, DRUG TEST; 2472, T & W TIRE, 186.00, MAINT; 2473, TRUCK PARTS OF ADA, 365.46, SPLY; 2474, WARREN CAT, 41.98, SPLY; 2475, B & S SANITATION, 45.00, SPLY; 2476, BATTERY CENTER, 299.90, SPLY; 2477, BUMPER TO BUMPER, 11.99, SPLY; 2478, FITTSTONE INC, 758.16, SPLY; 2479, FITTSTONE INC, 189.60, SPLY; 2480, FITTSTONE INC, 83.82, SPLY; 2481, FITTSTONE INC, 1651.75, SPLY; 2482, FITTSTONE INC, 1422.50, SPLY; 2483, FITTSTONE INC, 1389.50, SPLY; 2484, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 1130.00, SPLY; 2485, JAMES SUPPLIES & RENTAL CO., 90.48, SPLY; 2486, JONES EQUIPMENT CO, 690.00, SPLY; 2487, MEAD LUMBER DO-IT CENTER, 20.99, SPLY; 2488, O REILLY AUTOMOTIVE, INC., 9.60, PARTS; 2489, RHYNES SURPLUS, 7.99, SPLY; 2490, RUSH PETERBILT, 219.36, SPLY; 2491, RUSH PETERBILT, 13.02, SPLY; 2492, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 7.60, SPLY; 2493, STONEWALL PUBLIC WORKS AUTH , 54.90, SPLY; 2494, SABER TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT INC, 90.00, DRUG TEST; 2495, SABER TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT INC, 285.00, DRUG TEST; 2496, A T & T, 51.43, PHONE; SENIOR CITIZENS TRANS: 383, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 64.19, SERVICE; 384, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 10.00, SPLY; 385, B & S SANITATION, 45.00, SERVICE; 386, O G & E, 210.85, SERVICE; 387, SUPER LUBE, 75.03, SPLY;HEALTH: 287, CARIKER, ANITA, 32.77, TRAVEL; 288, GRIFFIN, ELLEN, 273.46, TRAVEL; 289, M & M OUTDOOR MAINTENANCE, 520.00, SPLY; 290, MCKESSON MEDICAL SURG SUPPLY, 284.88, SPLY; 291, UMB BANK CORP TRUST & ESCROW SER, 26923.86, REMITTANCE; RESALE PROPERTY: 115, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 105.00, REGISTRATION; SHERIFF FEES: 594, CHRISTIAN, JOHN G., 177.50, TRAVEL; 595, WILSON, TRAVIS, 177.50, TRAVEL; 596, COM DATA CORPORATION, 826.06, SPLY; 597, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 82.50, SPLY; 598, CULLIGAN, 138.05, SPLY; 599, FIVE STAR OFFICE SUPPLY 02, 308.67, SPLY; 600, FUELMAN OF SOUTHERN OK, 5450.98, SPLY; 601, VERSATILE NETWORKS, 3330.00, SERVICE; 602, XEROX CORPORATION, 791.23, SPLY; 603, FIVE STAR OFFICE SUPPLY 02, 1295.51, SPLY; 604, OKLA RESTAURANT SUPPLY CO, 467.75, SPLY; 605, RHYNES SURPLUS, 89.99, SPLY; 606, RHYNES SURPLUS, 89.99, SPLY;COUNTY CLERK MECH LIENS: 86, CABLE ONE, 105.95, SERVICE;AGRI PLEX: 439, CABLE ONE, 99.95, SPLY; 440, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 335.52, SPLY; 441, CULLIGAN, 49.48, SPLY; 442, FRYE BROTHERS CONST, 287.50, SPLY; 443, J B LUMBER, 66.13, SPLY; 444, MEAD LUMBER DO-IT CENTER, 77.33, SPLY; 445, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 230.00, SPLY; 446, U S ALERT LLC, 35.99, SERVICE;Z911: 1, VULCAN SIGN MATERIAL, 855.00, SPLY; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: 59, FENTRESS OIL CO., 233.91, SPLY; 60, PAGE PLUS, 13.85, SPLY;” Motion by Floyd, second by Roberts, to adjourn. All aye. May 20, 2013 The Board of Pontotoc County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting in which the time, place, and agenda were duly posted 9:00 AM on May 17, 2013 at 301 S. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. Gary Starns, Randy Floyd, Justin Roberts, and Pam Walker were present for the meeting. The following guests attended: Art Lawler, JR Grissom, Glenda Gonderman, John Christian, Chad Letellier, and Brent Elliot. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve May 13, 2013 meeting minutes. All aye. Opened bid #17, Pontotoc County drug and alcohol testing. Bids were as follows: Drug Test Compliance Pre-employment non DOT $40.00 CDL/Random
$50.00 Breath Alcohol (DOT) $30.00 Onsite NC Mileage NC Saber Transportation DOT Alcohol $35.00 Non DOT Alcohol $30.00 CDL $55.00 Probation Enforcement DOT Alcohol $30.00 Non DOT Alcohol $18.00 CDL DOT Collection $45.00 After hours/fee/mileage NC S&M Mobile DAT DOT Drug $60.00 Alcohol $27.50 Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to table bid #17, Pontotoc County drug and alcohol testing. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-92, portion of County Road 1600 shall be posted No Thru Trucks. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-93, portion of County Road 3610 shall be posted No Thru Trucks. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-94, County Road 1700 (approximately 11 miles) shall be posted No Thru Trucks. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-95, County Road 1650 (approximately 16 miles) shall be posted No Thru Trucks. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve Cooperative Agreement between U.S. Department of Agriculture APHIS-Wildlife Services Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, & Forestry and Pontotoc County for FY 2013-2014. All aye. JR Grissom, Agri-Plex manager, received quotes to repair valves on fire sprinkler system in the red barn from WSFP Company in Norman for $6,400.00. Received a quote last week from Indian Nation for $5,694.00 plus $1,176.00 for labor for a total of $6,870.00. WSFP Company stated price would be $2,200.00 plus labor if they can be rebuilt. Motion by Floyd, to replace valves with WSFP; withdrew motion. Board directed Grissom to contact Flash Fire Protection Systems and Luckenbill Fire Sprinklers for additional quotes. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to remove Ernestine Eubank as requisition officer and add Karen Dunnigan, and add Carla Counts and Jan Manuel as receiving agents. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve payroll for May 2013. All aye. Approved claims. Approved transfers: SCT1 to SCT3 $17,378.96 THWY 105 #3 to T2D#3 $29,528.98 Approved blanket purchase orders: HWY 5494-5500 SQ1A 5501-5502 SCT2 5503 MD 5504 Sheriff 5505-5519 Approved purchase orders for payment: ZCOURT: 134, SABER TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT INC, 30.00, SPLY; ZCOMMISSARY: 31, TIGER COMMISSARY SERVICES, 9708.01, SPLY; GENERAL: 1292, THOMPSON REUTERS WEST, 448.00, SPLY; 1293, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 14.00, SPLY; 1294, CROWELL LOCK & SAFE, 519.49, SERVICE; 1295, SHIRT NOOK, 271.50, SPLY; 1296, ADA, CITY OF, 175.00, SPLY; 1297, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 255.47, REMITTANCE; 1298, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 144.48, REMITTANCE; 1299, COMMUNITYWORKS, 326.10, JUV DET; 1300, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 75.00, REMITTANCE; 1301, CROWELL LOCK & SAFE, 28.40, SPLY; 1302, DEPENDABLE HEAT & AIR INC, 45.00, SERVICE; 1303, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 40.00, REMITTANCE; 1304, TREAT S SOLUTIONS, 60.33, SPLY; 1305, MILLER OFFICE EQUIPMENT, 24.00, SPLY; 1306, U S POSTMASTER, 224.00, STAMPS; 1307, SOUTHEAST DIST CODA, SCOTT KIRBY, 40.00, REGISTRATION; HIGHWAY: 2497, SOUTHEAST DIST CODA, SCOTT KIRBY, 160.00, REGISTRATION; 2498, DOLESE BROS, 408.74, SPLY; 2499, DOLESE BROS, 553.91, SPLY; 2500, DOLESE BROS, 407.91, RD MAT; 2501, DOLESE BROS, 544.98, SPLY; 2502, DOLESE BROS, 268.67, RD MAT; 2503, DOLESE BROS, 541.26, SPLY; 2504, DOLESE BROS, 558.19, SPLY; 2505, M H C KENWORTH, 2094.69, SPLY; 2506, OK CORPORATION COMMISSION, 25.00, REMITTANCE; 2507, ROBERTS TRUCK CENTER, 55.18, SPLY; 2508, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 796.70, SPLY; 2509, THOMPSON DIESEL, 227.08, SPLY; 2510, VATER, FRANCIS G JR, 51.24, REMITTANCE; 2511, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 81.25, SPLY; 2512, SOUTHEAST DIST CODA, SCOTT KIRBY, 60.00, REGISTRATION; 2513, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 35.00, REGISTRATION; 2514, STATE AUDITOR & INSPECTOR, 35.00, REGISTRATION; 2515, B & S SANITATION, 45.00, SERVICE; 2516, BATTERY CENTER, 299.90, SPLY; 2517, BATTERY CENTER, 299.90, SPLY; 2518, C & M PROPANE, 480.00, SPLY; 2519, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING DIST #4, 347.16, SPLY; 2520, FENTRESS OIL CO., 4916.16, SPLY; 2521, GRISSOMS, 23.02, SPLY; 2522, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 1515.40, SPLY; 2523, HISLE BROS. INC., 389.72, SPLY; 2524, JENNINGS STONE, 5000.00, RD MAT; 2525, KEMPER REFRIGERATION, 207.00, SERVICE; 2526, OK CORPORATION COMMISSION, 25.00, RE-
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MITTANCE; 2527, RED ROCK PIT, 485.98, SPLY; 2528, RED ROCK PIT, 593.83, SPLY; 2529, RED ROCK PIT, 353.18, RD MAT; 2530, RED ROCK PIT, 362.88, SPLY; 2531, RED ROCK PIT, 354.72, RD MAT; 2532, SEAL MASTERS INC, 1520.20, SPLY; 2533, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 378.94, SPLY; 2534, WARREN CAT, 119.59, SPLY; 2535, WARREN CAT, 763.09, SPLY; 2536, SOUTHEAST DIST CODA, SCOTT KIRBY, 40.00, REGISTRATION; 2537, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 102.21, SPLY; 2538, DAVIS FLEET PARTS, 183.26, SPLY; 2539, DOLESE BROS, 3469.40, SPLY; 2540, DOLESE BROS, 329.00, SPLY; 2541, KEEFER SUPPLY, 2.28, SPLY; 2542, LOCKE SUPPLY, 58.02, SPLY; 2543, LOCKE SUPPLY, 247.21, SPLY; 2544, O G & E, 235.26, SERVICE; 2545, OK CORPORATION COMMISSION, 25.00, REMITTANCE; 2546, RAILROAD YARD, INC., 16500.00, SPLY; 2547, RED ROCK PIT, 472.95, SPLY; 2548, WARREN CAT, 563.01, MAINT; 2549, WARREN CAT, 279.83, SPLY;SENIOR CITIZENS TRANS: 388, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 212.02, SPLY; 389, FENTRESS OIL CO., 1525.00, FUEL; 390, MILLER OFFICE, 89.00, SERVICE; 391, OK CORPORATION COMMISSION, 25.00, SERVICE; HEALTH: 292, MORRISON, ARLUS, 74.58, TRAVEL; 293, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 145.17, SERVICE; 294, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 44.00, SPLY; 295, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 32.70, SPLY;RESALE PROPERTY: 116, W P S INC, 630.00, SPLY; 117, W P S INC, 250.00, SPLY;SHERIFF FEES: 607, DYLAN YEAGER, 84.00, TRANSP JUV; 608, A T & T MOBILITY, 504.96, SPLY; 609, ADA ALIGNMENT, 14.00, SPLY; 610, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 516.36, SPLY; 611, FEDERAL SURPLUS, 320.00, SPLY; 612, NAPA OF ADA, 16.69, SPLY; 613, NAPA OF ADA, 52.68, SPLY; 614, PAGE PLUS, 167.30, SPLY; 615, PUBLIC SAFETY CENTER, 376.34, SPLY; 616, SUPER LUBE, 260.24, SPLY; 617, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 2300.54, SPLY; 618, ADA SALES & RENTAL, 128.00, SERVICE; 619, FIVE STAR OFFICE SUPPLY 02, 87.59, SPLY; 620, GUDERIANS, 9478.76, SPLY; 621, HOME DEPOT 3918, 358.24, SPLY; 622, KINDRICK & CO., 289.00, SPLY; 623, NICHOLS DOLLAR SAVER, 665.20, SPLY; 624, NICKERSON PLUMBING, 240.05, SPLY; 625, PROFESSIONAL FORMS & SUPPLIES, 306.09, SPLY; 626, RHYNES SURPLUS, 89.99, SPLY; 627, T & D TRIM, 330.00, SPLY; 628, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 65.00, SPLY; 629, VANCE COUNTRY FORD, 6399.22, SERVICE;COUNTY CLERK MECH LIENS: 87, COUNTY CLERKS & DEPUTIES ASSOCIATION, 65.00, REGISTRATION; 88, SOUTHEAST DIST CODA, SCOTT KIRBY, 80.00, REGISTRATION;AGRI PLEX: 447, ADA CITY UTILITIES, 184.82, SPLY; 448, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 802.73, REMITTANCE; 449, J B LUMBER, 31.26, SPLY; 450, J B LUMBER, 71.33, SPLY; 451, J B LUMBER, 47.97, SPLY; 452, J B LUMBER, 245.54, SPLY; 453, J B LUMBER, 41.45, MAINT; 454, MEAD LUMBER DOIT CENTER, 23.97, SPLY; 455, OK STATE DEPT OF HEALTH, 100.00, REMITTANCE; 456, PICK OF THE DAY, 154.00, SPLY; 457, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 125.00, SPLY; 458, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 230.00, SPLY; 459, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 116.00, SPLY; 460, TERRY S PEST CONTROL, 60.00, SPLY; ZSALESTAX: 220, PONTOTOC COUNTY PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY, 255356.27, REMITTANCE; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: 61, SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LP, 42.99, SERVICE; USE TAX: 31, PONTOTOC COUNTY PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY, 8604.37, REMITTANCE”; Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to adjourn. All aye. May 28, 2013 The Board of Pontotoc County Commissioners met for a regularly scheduled meeting in which the time, place, and agenda were duly posted 9:00 AM on May 24, 2013 at 301 S. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. Gary Starns, Randy Floyd, Justin Roberts, and Pam Walker were present for the meeting. The following guests attended: JR Grissom, Michael Pierce, Dewayne Reed, Chad Letellier, Glenda Gonderman, and Rex Currie. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve May 20, 2013 minutes. All aye. Discussion with CLS Group, Michael Pierce, regarding cell phone towers in Pontotoc County at the following locations:
N 3520 RD – Portion of Sec 13 T2N-R7E at Ahloso St. Hwy 99 – Part of the SW/4 of the S/W 4 Portion of Sec 12 T1N - R7E at Fittstown St. Hwy 3 – Part of the NE/4 of the NW/4 of Portion of Sec 27 T5N - R4E at Maxwell N 3650 Rd – Part of the NE/4 of the SE/4 Portion of Sec 12 T2N – R7E at Stonewall Roberts stated that the locations have been published with the Ada News on May 8, 12, 25, 29, 22, and 26, 2013. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to allow CLS Group to proceed with cell phone towers. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to table ThyssenKrupp Elevator’s Bronze Service Agreement for FY 2013-2014 for the Pontotoc County Courthouse. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to table ThyssenKrupp Elevator’s Bronze Service Agreement for FY 2013-2014 for the Pontotoc County Clerk’s building. All aye. Discussion regarding bid #17, Pontotoc County drug and alcohol testing. Research from purchase orders for random testing was $1,540.00 and pre-employment amount of $1,330.00 for fiscal year 2012-2013. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve Saber Transportation bid for bid #17, Pontotoc County drug and alcohol testing for 2013-2014 fiscal year. All aye. Motion by Roberts, second by Starns, to approve Resolution #13-96, disposal of equipment for the Treasurer’s office, postage meter, serial #2004490, inventory #62-C-24109. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-97, Contract Agreement Renewal for Emergency and Transportation Revolving (ETR) Fund, ETRCR4-62-1(03)13, project for District #1’s Old HWY 99 road project. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-98, amending the Pontotoc County Personnel Policy Handbook by deletion of 30 day probationary period for newly hired employees. All aye.
Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Resolution #13-99, drug and alcohol testing policy for Pontotoc County. All aye. Motion by Floyd, second by Roberts, to approve Resolution #13-100, Pontotoc County Safety Policy, as attached to the Pontotoc County Personnel Policy Handbook. All aye. JR Grissom with the Agri-Plex discussed sprinkler quotes; Flashpoint set up a time on Thursday for consultation but did not show up. Luckenbill did not return phone call. Grissom stated that leaks are causing running water through the barn. Opened bid #18, Pontotoc County purchasing one or more, 2006 or newer, 10 wheel dump truck. Bids were as follows: Southerland Equipment and Truck Sales 2006 International $39,000.00 Inmon Truck Sales, INC 2006 MACK $54,500.00 Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Southerland bid of $39,000.00 for a 2006 International10 wheel dump truck. All aye. Opened bid #19, Pontotoc County purchasing one or more, 2006 or newer, tandem axle tractor truck. Bids were as follows: Southerland Equipment and Truck Sales 2006 International $26,500.00 Inmon Truck Sales, INC 2007 MACK $42,500.00 Inmon Truck Sales, INC 2007 MACK $35,500.00 Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve Southerland Equipment bid of $26,500.00 for a 2006 International tandem axle tractor truck. All aye. Indian Nation stated that the warranty for new sprinkler system is one year, and will attach the warranty to quote. Motion by Roberts, second by Floyd, to approve Indian Nation bid of $5,694.00 and $1,176.00 after receipt of warranty information. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to approve purchase of sprinkler system from ZLODGE funds for big red barn at the AgriPlex from Indian Nation for $6,870.00. All aye. Approved transfer: SCT3 to SCT1 $10,000.00 Approved blanket purchase orders: MD 5584 Sheriff Fees 5585-5589 Approved purchase orders for payment: ZCOMMISSARY: 32, WALGREENS, 167.29, SPLY;GENERAL: 1308, GALLS I N C O R P O R AT E D , 2 9 9 . 4 5 , S P LY; 1309, ALLEN ADVOCATE, 978.49, PUBLICATION; 1310, CARTER HALL, 510.00, JUV DET; 1311, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 138.18, SPLY; 1312, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 21.57, SPLY; 1313, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 23.64, SERVICE; 1314, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 265.58, SERVICE; 1315, O G & E, 145.79, REMITTANCE; 1316, O G & E, 246.54, REMITTANCE; 1317, U S ALERT LLC, 35.99, REMITTANCE; 1318, COPELINS OFFICE CENTER, 1214.74, SPLY; 1319, BYRD, DEBBIE L., 82.49, TRAVEL; 1320, DAVIS, CHERYL RENEE, 85.88, TRAVEL;HIGHWAY: 2550, A T & T, 160.41, PHONE; 2551, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING DIST #4, 57.48, SERVICE; 2552, DOLESE BROS, 959.02, SPLY; 2553, DOLESE BROS, 687.93, SPLY; 2554, DOLESE BROS, 548.62, SPLY; 2555, DOLESE BROS, 268.87, SPLY; 2556, ERGON ASPHALT AND EMULSIONS, 3949.40, SPLY; 2557, FENTRESS OIL CO., 5574.53, FUEL; 2558, GRISSOMS, 70.82, SPLY; 2559, GRISSOM JOHN DEERE, 351.00, SPLY; 2560, GRISSOM JOHN DEERE, 25.33, SPLY; 2561, JO CO EQUIPMENT, 279.79, SPLY; 2562, O T A PIKEPASS CTR-GOVT ACCT, 1.10, SERVICE; 2563, PRUITT COMPANY, 51.20, SPLY; 2564, SEAL MASTERS INC, 1676.40, SPLY; 2565, U S CELLULAR, 106.55, SPLY; 2566, WARD FENCE CO, 4430.00, MAINT; 2567, RAMADA INN, 206.00, HOTEL; 2568, BARRETT S AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS, 255.85, SPLY; 2569, BARRETT S AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS, 29.00, SPLY; 2570, BATES ELECTRONICS, 79.95, SPLY; 2571, CHIEF FIRE & SAFETY, 420.00, SPLY; 2572, DUB ROSS COMPANY, 2026.80, RD MAT; 2573, GRISSOMS, 20.97, SPLY; 2574, JONES EQUIPMENT CO, 3669.53, SPLY; 2575, JONES EQUIPMENT CO, 3102.95, SPLY; 2576, LOCKE SUPPLY, 45.33, SPLY; 2577, LOCKE SUPPLY, 20.68, SPLY; 2578, MEAD LUMBER DOIT CENTER, 81.74, SPLY; 2579, O T A PIKEPASS CTR-GOVT ACCT, .70, PASS; 2580, RED ROCK PIT, 361.05, SPLY; 2581, RED ROCK PIT, 414.85, SPLY; 2582, TRUCK PARTS OF ADA, 378.63, SPLY; 2583, U S CELLULAR, 101.60, PHONE; 2584, ADA ALIGNMENT, 14.00, SPLY; 2585, CIRCUIT ENGINEERING DIST #4, 145.40, SPLY; 2586, ENGEL SAND PIT, 220.00, SPLY; 2587, ENGEL SAND PIT, 275.00, SPLY; 2588, HALL S AUTO, 128.15, SPLY; 2589, HERCULES TIRE SALES INC, 763.00, SPLY; 2590, J & I MANUFACTURING INC., 1701.90, SPLY; 2591, J & I MANUFACTURING INC., 66.87, SPLY; 2592, JO CO EQUIPMENT, 873.72, SPLY; 2593, RED ROCK PIT, 1407.41, SPLY; 2594, SHERRELL STEEL L.L.C, 153.20, SPLY; 2595, T & W TIRE, 36.00, SPLY; 2596, T & W TIRE, 12.00, SPLY; 2597, U S CELLULAR, 102.10, SPLY; 2598, C L BOYD, 50000.00, EQUIP; 2599, C L BOYD, 1280.00, EQUIP;SENIOR CITIZENS TRANS: 392, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 299.02, MAINT; 393, ADA TIRE CENTER INC, 144.51, SPLY; 394, CABLE ONE, 75.95, SERVICE; 395, FENTRESS OIL CO., 3265.00, SPLY; 396, ROSS TRANSPORTATION, 337.15, SPLY;HEALTH: 296, A T & T, 630.97, SPLY; 297, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 207.39, SPLY; 298, MILLER OFFICE EQUIPMENT, 65.00, MAINT; 299, O G & E, 1035.69, SPLY; 300, TODD CHIROPRACTOR CENTER, 50.00, SPLY; 301, U S CELLULAR, 183.03, PHONE;SHERIFF FEES: 630, CINTAS CORPORATION LOC 618, 82.50, SPLY; 631, COM DATA CORPORATION, 445.65, SPLY; 632, RAMSEY WARD ELECTRIC CO, 150.00, SPLY; 633, U S
CELLULAR, 212.45, SPLY; 634, CACTUS PLUMBING, 150.00, SERVICE; 635, CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ARKLA, 1288.65, SPLY; 636, GUDERIANS, 9771.69, SPLY; 637, LOGICAL BUILDING SOLUTIONS INC, 1609.00, SPLY; 638, O G & E, 2581.65, SPLY; 639, OKLA RESTAURANT SUPPLY CO, 51.58, SPLY; 640, RHYNES SURPLUS, 89.99, SPLY; 641, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 554.30, SPLY; 642, WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC, 425.04, SPLY; 643, URGENT CARE, 170.00, SPLY;COUNTY CLERK MECH LIENS: 89, A T & T, 213.98, PHONE;AGRI PLEX: 461, A T & T, 124.19, SPLY; 462, FENTRESS OIL CO., 1537.05, SPLY; 463, FENTRESS OIL CO., 143.66, FUEL; 464, J B LUMBER, 15.98, SPLY; 465, J B LUMBER, 128.44, SPLY; 466, JOHNS SMALL ENGINE, 51.98, SPLY; 467, MEAD LUMBER DOIT CENTER, 24.99, MAINT; 468, OK TAX COMMISSION, 24.50, SPLY; 469, PRUITT COMPANY, 93.00, SPLY; 470, U S ALERT LLC, 35.99, SPLY;ZSALE: 87, YOUTH SERVICES OF BRYAN CO, 293.50, JUV DET;EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: 62, CABLE ONE, 123.50, SERVICE; 63, STOCKTON AUTOMOTIVE, 737.15, SPLY;ZHPG: 11, DELFRATE, TERRY, 1000.00, REMITTANCE;” Chad Letellier submitted an employee roster of employees that need NIMS training; need to set up training times to bring employees into compliance. Letellier also discussed that Alaska Shelter donated storage shelters to Oklahoma and Pontotoc County would receive two. The tents are 20 X 26 and include a three ton A/C unit. District #3 will pick up in Shawnee and bring to Ada. Motion by Starns, second by Floyd, to approve closing for Vaskon White’s funeral for two hours depending on time of service. All aye. Motion by Starns, second by Roberts, to adjourn. All aye. The foregoing are the minutes of the Board of County Commissioners for the month of May 2013 of the County Commissioners Journal No. 14. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PONTOTOC COUNTY, OKLAHOMA Gary Starns, Chairman Justin Roberts, Member Randy Floyd, Member ATTEST: Pam Walker County Clerk (Published in The Allen Advocate on June 6, 2013)
Fittstone, Inc. PO Box 279, Fittstown, OK 74842 has submitted a permit application to the Oklahoma Department of Mines (ODM) for permit number LE1954-A issued to Fittstone for mining and blasting limestone through the surface mining method on portions of the following parcels of land. The W/2 of NW/4 of Section 2, Township 1 North, Range 6 East, lying South of the County Road, LESS the following descr bed tract: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the said Section 2; thence N 90º00’09” E along the North line of Section 2 at distance of 37.44 feet; thence S 00º00’00” a distance of 875.70 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the center line of existing county road; thence 80º54’30º E along the center line of the county road a distance of 283.89 feet; thence N 84º07’10”E along the center line of the county road a distance of 195.67 feet; thence S 05º21’55”E distance of 30.00 feet to southerly rightof-way line of the county road; thence S 16º13’41”W distance of 575.60 feet; thence S 56º30’45”W a distance of 292.71 feet, thence N 19º12’08”W a distance of 73.92 feet; thence N 02º26’54” W a distance of 565.00 feet to the point of beginning, said exception tract containing 5.32 acres, more or less. SW corner of Section 35, Township 2 North, Range 6 East of the Indian Meridian, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; thence N 89º25’24”E, along the South Line of said Section 35, a distance of 1335.00 feet and N 00º56’49”W, a distance of 180.40 feet to the point of beginning; thence N 59º43’28”W, a distance of 315.72 feet; thence N 21º25’49”E, a distance of 183.28 feet; thence N 69º 26’21”E, a distance of 259.70 feet; thence S 05º05’07”W a distance of 422.65 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 1.79 acres, more or less. The total permit area, containing 53.67 acres, is located in the Fittstown U.S.G.S. Quadrangle map. The permit site is located approximately 1 mile South of Fittstown and ½ mile West of State Highway 99 on County Road 1670. A copy of this complete permit application is available to public inspection and copying at the Pontotoc County Courthouse in Ada, OK. Upon written request to the Oklahoma Department of Mines, information contained in the permit application may be inspected or copied at the Department of Mines. Any Landowner or resident of any occupied dwelling within one (1) mile of the proposed site or any public entity or public agency has the right to submit comments or object to the issuance of the permit in writing. An informal conference will be provided for qualified protestors if a conference is specifically requested in writing. Any written objections or requests for an informal conference on this application must be received no later than fourteen (14) days after the final publication of this notice to the: Oklahoma Department of Mines 2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 213 Oklahoma City, OK 73106 (Published in The Allen Advocate on My 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. P-2005-3 In the Matter of the Estates of DOMENICA CARSTEN, Deceased, and CHARLES W. CARSTEN, Deceased. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF HEARING ON MOTION FOR REMOVAL OF CO-PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES AND FOR APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR ADMINISTRATOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Nancy Lambert having filed in the above Court her Motion for the removal of the Co-Personal Representatives of the above estates and for appointment of Nancy Lambert as Successor Administrator in their stead in order to complete the administration of said estates, the hearing on said Motion has been set by the Court for July 3, 2013, at 9:00 o’clock a.m. to be heard by the Honorable Judge Landrith in the main courtroom of the courthouse located in Pontotoc County, Ada, Oklahoma, and all heirs, devisees and legatees in said estates and the Co-Personal representatives of said estates are notified then and there to appear and show cause, if any they have, why said Motion should not be grated as requested. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 30th day of May 2013. Karen Dunnigan, Court Clerk By: s) P. Weaver Deputy (SEAL) Bryan W. Morris, OBA#14591 Sheila Southard, OBA#21830 201 W. 14th Street P.O. Box 2739 Ada, OK 74821-2739 Phone: 580/436-0871 Fax: 580/436-0889 Attorneys for Movant (Published in The Allen Advocate on June 6, 2013)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2013-69 In the Matter of the Application of KIMBERLY RENE’ BURRIS to Change Her Name ALIAS NOTICE OF FILING PERIOD FOR CHANGE OF NAME TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Take notice that KIMBERLY RENE’ BURRIS, pursuant to 12 O.S.§1632 et seq, has filed in the above Court a Petition to have her name changed from KIMBERLY RENE’ BURRIS, to KIMBERLY RENE’ PRIEST, and that the same will be heard by the undersigned Judge of the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, on the 25th day of June, 2013, at 2:30 o’clock, p.m., in the District Courtroom located at the Pontotoc County Courthouse, Ada, OK, and that any persons may file a written protest in the case prior to the date set for the hearing or they may appear and show cause why said name change should not be made by the Court. Thomas S. Landrith Judge of the District Court Kurt B. Sweeney, OBA#17455 Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, PLLC P.O. Box 190 1320 Stone Bridge, Suite A Ada, Oklahoma 74820 (580) 332-7200 Attorney for Petitioner (Published in The Allen Advocate on June 6, 2013)
IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY S ATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. PB-13-13 In the Matter of the Estate of CLYDE DOUGLAS COATS, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS All creditors having claims against CLYDE DOUGLAS COATS, 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 Terry Bray, Personal Representative, at the office of his attorney, Kurt B. Sweeney, Sweeney, Draper & Christopher, P.O. Box 190, Ada, OK 74821-0190, on or before the following presentment date, August 7, 2013, or the same will be forever barred. DATED this 29th day of May, 2013. s) Kurt B. Sweeney, #17544 Sweeney, Draper & Christopher P.O. Box 190 Ada, OK 74821-0190 Attorney for Personal Representatives Kurt B. Sweeney Sweeney, Draper & Christopher P.O. Box 190 Ada, OK 74821-0190 (Published in The Allen Advocate on June 6 and 13, 2013)
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. P-2013-49 In the Matter of the Estate of JOYCE LAZADA CRAWFORD, Deceased. NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING PETITION FOR ANCILLARY PROBATE WHEREAS Tammy Franks Rogas filed her Petition in this Court representing that Joyce Lazada Crawford died on June 17, 2012, leaving a Last Will and Testament, and also leaving certain real property in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, and mineral interests in Grady County, Oklahoma, and praying that letters testamentary be granted to the said, Tammy Franks Rogas as personal representative, and also that the heirs of said decedent be judicially determined. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the Court that said Petition be heard before this Court in the District Court of Pontotoc County, at Ada, Oklahoma, on the 25th day of June, 2013, at 2:00 o’clock p.m. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice of said hearing be given by publication and by mailing a copy of the notice to all of the devisees, legatees, and heirs-at-law of said decedent as required by law. Thomas S. Landrith Judge of the District Court Preston Saul Draper, OBA#19797 Sweeney, Smith, Draper & Christopher, PLLC P.O. Box 70 Ada, Oklahoma 74821 (580) 332-7200/FAX (580) 332-7201 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 30 and June 6, 2013)
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SMALL CLAIMS The Bank N.A. vs Warren Bradley James—indebtedness TRAFFIC Morgan Rhea Adams—passenger not wearing seat belt Brandy R. Austin—failure to comply with compulsory insurance law; DUS-3 rd offense; operating vehicle at speed greater than reasonable and proper Racheal Nicole Baldwin— possession of low pt beer for person under 21 Johnathon Melvin Beachy— speeding 1-10 mph over limit James Henry Paul Bell— speeding 16-20 mph over limit April Euyone Bethel—speeding 16-20 mph over limit Tiffany Brewer—no seat
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Update from Chief Holcomb In the last five years we have eradicated five Meth Labs from Allen. This takes work and perseverance to make these cases and get this stuff out of our community. I’m proud to say that, in the time I’ve been back as your Police Chief, we have built a strong working relationship with these outside agencies. Over the past five years we have been donated a vehicle from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics as well as one from the Chickasaw Nation. We have been assisted by the District 22 Task Force any time we have requested them, and the Pontotoc County Sheriffs Office has been invaluable to us in manpower and allowing us to utilize equipment and facilities that we did not have. Some cases we have built over the years have been quick and were resolved in a very timely manner. We have had other cases where countless man-hours have been asserted and we are forced to realize this isn’t 48 Hours or CSI and it’s not solved in 30 or 60 minutes. We can’t take a footprint in dirt and tell you in two minutes where it was manufactured and in what stores it was sold in around the world. We can continue to work and do our best to build strong cases that stand up to the scrutiny of the lawyers and others who have plenty of time to argue every single detail. We can continue to work with outside agencies and build strong working relationships that help our community. We can move forward and embrace the technology of today to keep our officers and citizens safe. We can continue to be as proactive as possible and deter crime. We can continue on the path
we have started on in order to keep Allen a safe and secure community. I thank you for taking time to read this and hope to hear from you soon. P.S. — I know this rain has made it hard to mow but we need to get a handle on things as soon as possible. I’ve sent
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Birthdays & Anniversaries June 6 — Michael Dunn, Rylan Todd Black, Kevin Steiner, John Summers June 7 — Jordan Pierce, Nicole Smith June 8 — Andrew Files, Pamela Crabtree, Dionna Cannon, Kristie Files June 9 — Melvin Margerum June 10 — Jake Stowe, Billy Griffin, Cody Meeks, Greg & Sue Sanders* June 11 — Chris Allgeier, Preston Tatum, Rev. Paul Evett, John & Carolyn Summers* June 12 — Becky Boyd, J.B. & Alice Owens* June 13 — Clinton Stowe Sr., Jerred Johnson, Payton Rhoads, Emily Brooks, Aaron Brooks, Winston & Kelly Beavert* June 14 — Thirkiel Wedlow, Paul Williams, Eldon Johnson, Rody Owen Arnold, Wyatt James Arnold, Amber Brooks, Dana Jones, Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Maloy* June 15 — Kimberly Wilson, Amanda Davis June 16 — Dianna Brannan, Curt Cooper, Sarah Stephens, Clinton Stowe Jr., Randle Morrison *Anniversary **Deceased
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A special “Thank you” to all who supported Allen Elementary School’s Walk-forAwareness Day. Students in elementary, middle school, junior high and high school, their families, and friends came out and participated in the walk. On behalf of all who contributed to support research for Friedreich’s Ataxia through the research alliance, their donation totaled $807.50. FARA partners with the MDA, and together, they support a wide range of clinical trials and research around the world. Pictured left is Sam Brown, with his parents Wade and Annie during the walk
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Air Expo in Ada This Weekend More than a dozen World War II aircraft are expected to descend upon Ada Municipal Airport this weekend, June 7-8, for the 10th Annual Ada Air Expo & Ray Stout Memorial Warbird Fly-In. Headlining the group of vintage aircraft is Texas Raiders, one of only eleven B-17 bombers still flying today. Operated by the Gulf Coast Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, Texas Raiders will arrive in Ada the afternoon of Friday, June 7th, and offer aircraft tours and rides to the public both Friday and Saturday. Friday events kick off at 3 p.m. to include aircraft arrivals, static displays as well as helicopter rides plus tandem parachute jumps available to the public. Friday evening, the Ada chapter of the Experimental Aircraft association will host a dinner and outdoor movie on the airport grounds. This year’s featured film is Memphis Belle, the story of the 25th and final mission of an American B-17 bomber and its crew in 1943 England. Saturday, June 8th, aviation fans will be treated to a full slate of aeronautical activities including flying military aircraft, static displays, helicopter rides, an afternoon airshow featuring worldclass acrobatics, tandem parachute jumps, aircraft rides available to the public and a variety of children’s activities. Food and concessions from local vendors will be available on the field. Gates open 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Other popular warbirds scheduled to appear include Lady Liberty, the oldest flying A-26 Invader in existence, and one of the world’s fastest P-51 Mustangs, a red, white and blue racer named Miss America. Featuring clipped wings, a high-performance engine and other racing modifications, Miss America is a regular competitor a the Reno National Championship Air Races. Based in Enid, Lady Liberty is a WWII survivor and still carries patches in its tail attributed to encounters with German night fighters. Spectators will have the opportunity to meet Lady Liberty’s crew and tour the aircraft. Entry to this year’s Air Expo is provided at no cost, but there will be a $10 parking fee for each vehicle. Spectators attending events both Friday and Saturday may purchase a weekend parking pass for $15. A full list of aircraft and performers attending the Ray Stout Memorial Warbird Fly-In can be found by visiting www. AdaAirExpo.com. The Ada Air Expo also invites you to join its Facebook page by visiting www.Facebook.com/AdaAir Expo. For more information about the Ada Air Expo, or to find out how you can be involved, contact Rachel South at (580) 3323510.
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JOIN US AS WE HONOR OUR MILITARY SERVICE PERSONNEL & VETERANS Friday, June 7th Gates Open at 3:00 pm
Aircraft Arrivals • Static Displays • Helicopter Rides • Tandem Parachute Jumps • Experimental Aircraft Association Dinner • Movie – Memphis Bell
Saturday, June 8th
Gates Open at 8:00 am
Flying Military Aircraft • Static Displays • Helicopter Rides • Afternoon Airshow Featuring World-Class Acrobatics • Tandem Parachute Jumps • Aircraft Rides • Children Activities • Food Concessions
Free Admission One Day Parking $10 –
Friday & Saturday June 7 & 8 Ada Historic Municipal Airport • Ada, Ok Military Aircraft & Flying Exhibitions
Two Day Pass $15
Sponsored in Part by Pontotoc County Tourism Association
1-855-FLY-A-B17 (555-359-2217) firstname.lastname@example.org or wwwb17texasraiders.org
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Allen Pool Scheduled to Open Monday
The Town of Allen reports work on the local swimming pool has been completed and the pool is scheduled to open
on Monday, June 10 th. Pool will remain the same, $1.50 for available for private parties reserve the pool call 857-2979 Manager Debbie Frazier states children 12 & under and $2 for and should be reserved well in or (580) 320-5513. the pool hours will be 12:00 those 13 & over. advance of the date needed. To noon to 5:00 p.m. Entry fees As always the pool will be
Sale runs June 6 through June 12
Allen Food Center
• Movie Rental • We accept ACCESS Oklahoma Cards • Fidelity Express bill pay • WIC Approved
Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies 10 oz Can
Tender Crust Split Top
99 Powerade Sports Drink
12 oz Can
32 oz bottle
49 $ 21
Center Cut Boneless
Our Own Homemade Pure Pork
Pilgrim’s Pride Small Pack
Drumsticks & Thighs
27 $ for
8 oz Pkg
BIG 24 oz Box
6.7510 oz pkg
Citrus Punch assorted varieties
23 $ gal
Our Own All Beef
Dairy & Frozen
2 Qt Pkg
Advance Fast Fixin
Patties, Nuggets, Strips, Popcorn
2 5 $
U.S.D.A. Choice Boneless
Oscar May Red Rind
Bologna or Cooked Salami
Eye of Round Roast
15 oz Can
20 pack cans
Unsweeted soft drink mix
reg 2 for $4
QUALITY FRESH MEAT
U.S.D.A. Choice Beef
12 roll Pkg
6 $ 35
16 oz Bottle
• Cut Green Beans • Cream Style Corn • Whole Kernel Corn
Pepper ¢ Dr or Coca $
Canned Vegetables $
9.5 to 13 oz varieites
24 oz Loaf
Chips Ahoy Cookies
2 ¢ 49
assorted 18 oz Bottle
- whole - 2%
• VISA • MasterCard • Amex • Discover Accepted • Money Orders • Senior Citizen Discount Wednesdays
Downtown Allen • 857-2627
Plain’s Grade A Vitamin D
Open Sundays 12 to 5
1 Lb Pkg
DAIRY AND FROZEN Fancy Red Seedless
Watermelons ¢ $ 99