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Allen Seniors & Parents to be Honored Friday

Senior night, honoring the AHS students for their dedication to their school programs, will be held this Friday evening prior to the Allen/Paoli football game. The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. Honored will be 12 senior football players, band members, cheerleaders and choir members. Two AHS seniors will be

unable to attend the ceremony, Shelby Merriman and David Barlow, are attending the National FFA Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana and will be honored during the basketball senior night. Those to be honored this Friday are: Hailee Alcaida is the daughter of Gina and Chase Alcaida.

Kinsey Brown is the daughter of Wade and LeAnna Brown and Taffy Harman. Zack Conley is the son of Todd and Michelle Conley and Kenna and Randy Garrett. Shelby Greenhill is the daughter of Lisa Greenhill and Dan Greenhill. Coty Hopper is the son of Mike and Marlene Hopper.

Conner Johnson is the son of Monte and Brenda Johnson. Heather McCarn is the daughter of Mike and Marsha McCarn. Robert McMillin is the son of Kerry and Darrel Hooser and Neal McMillin Kaitlyn Prince is the daughter of Kirsty Prince. Daniel Mead is the son of

Christina Mead and Rick Mead. Josh Remis is the son of Ramona Remis. Michael Stick is the son of Summer Stick and Victor Smith. A special thank you goes to the Football Booster Club for providing corsages to the moms.



Gerty Halloween

The Gerty community will be holding their annual Halloween Get-Together on Saturday, October 27th, at 6:00 pm in the Gerty Park. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy free hot dogs and drinks, and enter the costume contest. A prize will be awarded for the Best Costume.

UP Church Fall Festival Saturday

The Allen United Pentecostal Church will be hosting their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 27th, beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Festival will be located in the 100 block of West Main Street, between The Advocate office and Criswell’s Chapel. There will be lots of games, two bounce houses, nachos, drinks and maybe even a puppet show. Everything is free. Please make sure your children have a basket with them for candy as each game will be passing it out.

Neighbor Cleanup Day is Saturday

Will You Help?

It is hoped that you will help by volunteering to help your neighbors in need. Volunteers will meet at the city park at 8:30 am and are asked to furnish their tools for cleaning (rakes, weedeaters, mowers, etc.); trash bags will be furnished. Hopefully all who need help will call Joy Anderson at 857-1020, Dianna Brannan at 857-2687, or Brenda Allen at 857-2428 with their requests. Please call in advance so you can be placed on the list. Volunteers will be asked to clean up, mow, haul trash, furniture or appliances. The Allen dump will be open that day, so please dispose items You Just Gotta Have A Pumpkin For Halloween! Kasen and Jaxson Linker chose theirs on a recent trip to responsibly. The goal is to help all who need help, so please the Pumpkin Patch. Now they’re ready to Trick-or-Treat in Allen next Tuesday evening, October 30th. call.

Allen Blood Drive is Monday Blood donors can show their community and school spirit by donating with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) Monday, October 29th. Allen High School is sponsoring a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 110 N. Richmond.

Each blood donor will receive the choice of a free University of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State University blood donor T-shirt and a chance to win a pair of tickets to the 2012 Bedlam football game.*

Masonic Breakfast Saturday

The Allen Masonic Lodge will be serving breakfast from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 27th. The fundraiser will be held at the lodge on West Broadway. A menu of sausage, biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns and coffee has been planned. Due to the increasing cost of food and supplies the Masons will now be charging $8 per breakfast. Additional donations will be accepted and greatly appreciated.

Any donor who prefers to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals - locally, Children’s Hospital Foundation - can forgo the T-shirt. In turn, Oklahoma Blood Institute will make a monetary donation of similar value to Children’s Hospital Foundation. It’s a chance to ‘doubly give’ to local children battling critical health conditions. “One in three people will need blood in a lifetime,” said John Armitage, president and CEO of Oklahoma Blood Institute. “That is why we are asking everyone to show community support through blood donation along with their

school spirit during football season.”

Trick or Treat will be observed in the Town of Allen on Tuesday October 30

Country Comments by Bill Robinson, Publisher As a youngster I never had a “store bought” Halloween costume. I can remember dressing up as a cowboy and a ghost but it was always with items that we already had. As one who never spent a dollar on a Halloween costume, you can imagine my surprise when I read this past week that Americans will spend $370-million on Halloween costumes . . . for their pets! That is $70-million more than last year. An estimated 15percent of pet owners will buy outfits for their pets. If you are one of those, please bring your pet by the office so we can take a picture. —CC— Halloween was one of my favorite days as a child. We seldom got candy except on holidays and Halloween was the one time we could get a sack full of different treats. To this day I love candy. In fact, Dayna and I ate at Cracker barrel this weekend and on the way out I bought six packages of candy. You would think that would last a long time but it didn’t. How different candy bars got their names is very interesting. Mr. Goodbar owes its name to bad hearing. When management first tried the new chocolate-and-peanut bar in 1925, a taster said, “That’s a good bar.” Milton Hershey misheard the remark as “Mr. Goodbar” and kept the name. Junior Mints is a pun on the popular Broadway play from the 1940s Junior Miss. Get it? Tootsie Rolls borrowed the nickname of creator Leo Hirshfield’s daughter. Kit Kat debuted in 1935 as Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp. Two years later, it changed its name to Kit Kat as a nod to the Kit-Cat Club, an early 18th century British men’s club. 3 Musketeers wasn’t always a chocolate bar. When the treat was introduced in 1932, it consisted of separate chocolate, vanilla and strawberry pieces, hence the name. Snickers is named for inventor Frank Mars’ favorite horse. Charleston Chew is a nod to the Charleston dance, which was still popular when the candy boogied onto the shelves in 1922. Milky Way bars weren’t named after their home galaxy. The name comes from a type of malted milkshake that was popular in the early 1920s. In 1920 the Curtiss Candy Company introduced the Baby Ruth candy bar causing a certain baseball player with a very similar name to take notice. Babe Ruth was having a monstrous year – his 54 home runs in the 1920 season were more than any other team the American League! If you were going to misappropriate someone’s name for a candy bar, Ruth’s was a logical choice. Sensing opportunity, the Great Bambino struck back by creating his own Babe Ruth Home Run Bar. Curtis quickly sued Ruth’s company for trademark infringement. But what happened next was surprising: When the Sultan of Swat accused the company of using his name, Curtiss feigned shock. Its bar was named after “Baby” Ruth Cleveland, daughter of President Grover Cleveland. For years, this has been the oft-repeated explanation, but the argument makes no sense. Cleveland had been out of office for more than two decades and dead for 12 years when the bar debuted. “Baby” Ruth herself had died of diphtheria in 1904, at just 12 years old. Although the country’s most famous baseball star would seem much more likely to have a namesake candy than a dead child, the courts sided with Curtiss. When Ruth learned of the verdict, he bellowed, “Well, I ain’t eatin’ your damned candy bar anymore!” Somehow the Baby Ruth bar survived without his support. —CC— During the Great Depression some candy bars were prescribed for health benefits. For example, the Goo Goo Cluster was prescribed for malnourishment. The claim was “a nourishing lunch for a nickel.”

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October 25 — Clifford Tatum, Ashley Arnold, Carolyn Summers October 26 — Lynn Milner, Patricia Sanford, Aaron & Leny Finney, Cheyenne Starns, Dewayne Burnett, Penny Harper, Shasta Madruga October 27 — Michaelin Johnson October 28 — Destiny Johnson October 29 — Kasey Steer, John Heape, Skip Gragert, Margaret Randell** October 30 — Leta Battershell, Dylan Coffel November 1 — Chris & Amanda Allgeier, Jonathan Huitt, Julie Deaton, Blake Fulton, Tasha Jackson, Beth Harper November 2 — Teresa Lassiter, Maegan Russell, MacKenzie Davis, Gina Knighten, Michael Files *Anniversary**Deceased

Baby Ruths were prescribed for chronic fatigue. Their claim was “according to calorimetric tests, a person weighing 120 pounds can drive a car continuously for six hours and 40 minutes on the energy contained in one Baby Ruth.” Milky Way bars were prescribed for Vitamin A deficiency. Their claim was that it contained Vitamin A, noted chiefly for boosting growth and preventing infections, and the Sunshine Vitamin D, which prevents rickets. So, if you want to be really healthy, eat more candy. —CC— For those that eat too much candy at Halloween and decide to go on a diet, Patricia Lansma shares one of her favorite “diet” recipes . . . My three sisters and I have weight problems and are always sharing diet tips. One day my oldest sister was showing us a low-fat cookbook and pointed out a chicken dish she had tried the night before. Reading the ingredients, I commented, “It looks like it would taste really bland.” “It did,” she replied, “until I added cheese and sour cream.” And, on a more local note, my good friend Dianna Brannan tells a story about her grandmother’s favorite diet food . . . Slim Fast. Of course she always added two scoops of ice cream to make it taste better.

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Mustangs to play Paoli in final home game Allen crushes Macomb 54-14 behind strong showings from Deaton, Browning and Johnson As a team, Allen generated 17 first downs and 417 yards of total offense. The Mustangs rushed for 237 yards and passed for 180. Macomb was limited to 7 first downs and 167 yards of total offense. The Hornets passed for 98 yards and rushed for 69. Deaton accounted for 4 touchdowns and 258 yards of total offense. He completed 8 of 12 passes for 120 yards and 2 TDs. He rushes 16 times for 94 yards and a touchdown. Deaton also caught 1 pass for 44 yards and a touchdown. Browning was the most prolific player in the Mustang ground attack. He rushed 21 times for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns. He added 5 receptions for 46 yards. Browning finished the game with 197 total yards. Johnson accounted for 4 touchdowns in the win. As the quarterback, he was 3-for-5 passing for 60 yards and 1 touchdown. Johnson also caught 2 passes for 56 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also rushed 4 times for 41 yards and a TD. Dakota Nickell was also productive in the win. Nickell

By HERMAN BROWN Allen correspondent

The Allen High School football season is rapidly winding down in 2012. Coach Kenny Deaton’s Mustangs will host Paoli this week as they battle the Pugs in the final home game of the year. Allen and Paoli will meet in a 7:30 p.m. showdown Friday at the Allen Stadium. “We will have play a solid game to have a chance for another win,” said Coach Deaton. “Paoli is a big, physical team. They’ll probably try to pound the ball right at us with their running game. We’ll have to slow them down and make some plays when we have the football.” Paoli is coming off a shocking 34-0 loss to Oklahoma Christian Academy. The Mustang defense will be looking to hold down the Pugs again on Friday night. Last week, Allen romped to an impressive 54-14 drubbing of the Macomb Hornets. The 40-point blowout was engineered by an offensive showing by Justin Deaton, Colten Browning and Conner Johnson.


Allen 54 , Macomb 14 Allen - 14 – 14 – 12 – 14 – (54) Macb - 0 – 0 – 6 – 8 – (14)

Allen - Justin Deaton, 44 pass from Connor Johnson (kick failed) 6-0 Allen - Connor Johnson, 13 run (Deaton run good) 14-0 Allen - Colton Browning, 9 run (Johnson kick) 21-0 Allen - Justin Deaton, 22 run (Johnson kick) 28-0 Allen - Dakota Nickell, 47 run (kick failed) 34-0 Allen - Connor Johnson, 29 pass from Justin Deaton (kick failed) 40-0 Macomb - 45 pass (run failed) 40-6 Allen - Connor Johnson, 27 pass from J. Deaton (Johnson kick) 47-6 Macomb - 9 pass (run good) 47-14 Allen - Colton Browning, 95 run (Johnson kick) 54-14 ---TEAM STATS Allen Macomb First Downs 17 7 C-A-I 11-17-0 5-14-1 Passing Yards 180 98 Yards Rushing 43-237 36-69 Total Offense 417 167 Punts/Avg. --- 4/23 Fumble-Lost: 0-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 7/45 3/15 ---Individual Rushing, carries-yards Colten Browning, 21 carries for 151 yards, 2 TDs Justin Deaton, 16 carries for 94 yard, TD Dakota Nickell, 2 carries for 51 yards, TD Conner Johnson, 4 carries for 41 yards, TD Passing Justin Deaton, 8-12-0 for 120 yards, 2 TDs Conner Johnson, 3-5-0 for 60 yards, TD Receiving Conner Johnsons, 2 receptions for 56 yards, 2 TDs Colten Browning, 5 receptions for 46 yards Justin Deaton, 1 reception for 44 yards, TD Dakota Nickell, 2 receptions for 22 yards Cody Lively, 1 reception for 12 yards DEFENSE Total Tackles and other highlights Colten Browning, 9 tackles, fumble recovery Austin Hamilton, 6 tackles Tyler Burnett, 4 tackles Cody Lively, QB sack Robert McMillin, QB sack Justin Deaton, QB sack Aaron Manuel, QB sack Dakota Nickell, interception ---Allen 2012 Schedule & Results Aug. 31 - Wetumka, lost 40-8 Sep. 7 - Waurika, lost 24-14 Sep. 14 - @ Okla. Christian, lost 20-18 Sep. 21 0 @ Central Marlow, lost 24-66 Sep. 28 vs Geary, won 52-30 Oct. 5 @ Alex, lost 48-0 Oct. 12 vs Cyril , lost 42-36 Oct. 19 @ Macomb, 54-14 Oct. 26 vs Paoli Nov. 2 @ Fox

rushed twice for 51 yards and a touchdown and caught 2 passes for 22 yards. Cody Lively added 1 reception for 12 yards to the winning mix. On defense, Colten Browning was the top performer with 9 tackles and a fumble recovery. Dakota Nickell recorded the other turnover with an interception. Four others added quarterback sacks to the showing, including Cody Lively, Robert McMillin, Justin Deaton, and Aaron Manuel. Allen jumped out to leads of 14-0 after one quarter and 28-0 at halftime. Justin Deaton opened the scoring on a 44-yard TD pass from Conner Johnson to make it 6-0. Johnson later added a 13-yard TD scamper for the score tally. Deaton followed with a conversion run to make it 14-0. In the second quarter, the

Mustangs scored on Colten Browning’s 9-yard TD run. Johnson added a PAST kick to extend the lead to 21-0. Justin Deaton rocketed 22 yards for another Allen touchdown later in the quarter. Johnson drilled his second PAT kick to send the Mustangs to intermission with a 28-0 cushion. After the break, Allen continued the scoring assault with back-to-back touchdowns. Dakota Nickell sprinted 47 yards to make it 34-0. The total swelled to 40-0 when Connor Johnson hauled in a 29-yard TD toss from Justin Deaton. Macomb finally got on the scoreboard late in the third quarter. The Hornets connected on a 45-yard touchdown pass to make it 40-6. In the fourth quarter, Allen went back to Conner Johnson for a 27-yard touchdown pass from Justin Deaton. Johnson

then toed his third PAT kick to swell the lead to 47-6. Macomb countered with a 9-yard touchdown pass and a successful conversion run. The effort cut the deficit to 47-14. Allen struck back on Colten Browning’s cross-country, 95yard touchdown run. Johnson followed with his fourth PAT kick to round out the final score at 54-14. “It was good to get back in the win column,” said Coach Deaton. “It was a good team effort. Everyone got into the game and everyone contributed to the win. For the most part, we came out and handled our business pretty well. I am proud of all of them. Looking ahead, Allen hosts Paoli this week and then finishes up the football campaign November 2 nd on the road against Fox.

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Threads of Life THE ALLEN ADVOCATE, OCTOBER 25, 2012 - PAGE 4

by Cleo LeVally

S orghum Day in Wewoka in Seminole County is a big day. It is always on the fourth Saturday in October. Main Street is blocked off from the center of town to the Seminole Nation Museum on North Eighth Street

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and that area is completely filled with vendors. It is a great experience to see that many in one place. I have been helping out at the Museum for over 20 years. Sometimes I am on the grounds at the Museum booth

Pontotoc County Conservation District Announces Cost-Share Assistance Available to Help Landowners Recover From Drought The Pontotoc County Conservation District has announced that funds are available for the following Locally-Led Conservation Cost-Share Program practices: New Pond Construction, Grade Stabilization, Pasture & Hay Planting, Range Planting, Pipelines, Watering Facilities, Brush Management, and Cross Fencing. The purpose of these practices is to improve grazing management and water quality in Pontotoc County. “With the continual cutback of federal funds for conservation programs, state funded conservation programs are needed more than ever to protect the quality of our water and soil,” said April Casiano, district secretary of the Pontotoc County Conservation District. The State of Oklahoma has provide $18,080.00 in funds to Pontotoc County to assist landowners in implementing measures to protect soil and water resources. “This year’s drought has unfortunately meant losses for many of the state’s agricultural producers,” said Bill Clark, chairman of the Pontotoc County Conservation District. “It’s important we do everything we can to help them recover. The conservation cost-share program is a great way of assisting our farmers and ranchers as they respond to this difficult summer.” The Pontotoc County Conservation will accept applications from October 17, 2012 through December 31, 2012. For more information contact the Pontotoc County Conservation District (580) 332-7979. The district office is located at 1328 Cradduck Road, Ada, OK 74820. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. (Paid Advertisement)

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and this year I will be in the Gift Shop. If you decide to come for the day, come in and say hello. T hey have a sorghum mill on the grounds that day and the cane that is used is all piled on the grounds near where a mule is going around and around, pulling the press that is grinding the cane. You don’t see these much anymore. After the sorghum is made, you can buy small jars of this newly made sorghum right on the grounds. When I drive home late in the afternoon and get to Sulphur, all the streets are blocked off for their Halloween Carnival and we have to detour for several blocks around the activity. They have decorated their streets for many years with Scarecrows, Pumpkins, Lanterns, and all sorts of holiday decorations and I enjoy seeing them. Healdton has not been decorating Main Street for that many years but it is good that our school groups have taken that over. This year the displays are especially good. I like the one in front of the newspaper office. The figure is dressed up with overalls, straw hat, glasses, etc.,

and is sitting on a bale of hay, reading a newspaper. A lso, the World Series in Baseball is coming up soon and I like to watch that contest, because it is one that I know most of the rules and can follow the game. This story is one that I have run before but I always think of it during the playoffs. I read this story several years ago in a book on baseball history. I think this is the kind of thing that might well have happened years ago, when the big stadiums were being built. This book in entitled Laughs from the Dugout by Milton J. Shapiro and he wrote it sometime in the 1960’s. “Probably the funniest day in all of baseball happened on opening day in Brooklyn in 1913. That was the day a brand new field called Ebbets Field was to open. Charley Ebbets had built this field for his Brooklyn Dodgers. The morning of the great day came, but nobody could buy a ticket because the ticket sellers failed to show up. Finally they were able to man the ticket booths where thousands were lined up to buy tick-

Aline Harris of Holdenville, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Choctaw, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 22nd, at the Non Cemetery with Pastor Alan Lewis officiating. Aline was born January 7, 1935 in Gerty to Bill and Beaulah Prince. She attended school in Non and Allen. Aline married Coy Harris on October 6, 1951. She was a homemaker and loved

spending time with her grandsons and two great granddaughters. Aline is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, five sisters, daughter Debra Ann Harris, and grandson Justin Harmon. She is survived by her husband Coy of the home; sisters Patty Yeager of Shawnee, and Bobbie Breshears of Dearpark, Texas;

ets. However, no one could get into the park because the keys could not be found to open the gates. Locksmiths were found and the police were on hand to try and calm the thousands of ticket holders. The gates were finally opened and the festivities started. They began with a parade headed by Charley Ebbets and the Mayor of New York City, followed by players of both teams and an assortment of celebrities. When the procession reached the flagpole to hoist the flag, no one had remembered to bring the flag. Finally a flag was produced, ceremonies completed and the opening day contest began. The teams took the field and the Brooklyn pitcher struck out the first batter. It was then remembered the guest of honor, the Mayor of New York City, had not thrown out the first ball in traditional ceremony. The game was stopped for this event to take place. They disregarded the first out. The Mayor threw out the first ball and the game began all over again.” This is one of the many great baseball stories that has been told over and over again through the years and is a part of baseball history.

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grandson Chris Harmon and wife Lisa of Choctaw, Oklahoma; great granddaughters Kadence Harmon of Holdenville, and Cheyeanne Harmon of Choctaw; and three step grandchildren of Choctaw. Services were under the direction of Hudson Phillips Funeral Home.

Betty Jo Irwin Passes Away

Betty Jo Pebbles Irwin was born January 28, 1926 in Holdenville and passed away October 10, 2012 in Arlington TX. Betty attended school and graduated in Holdenville. She was both a florist and a beauty operator in Atwood. She was the loving mother of David L. Irwin and Dianne Moore, grandmother of Shane Moore and Shannon Owens, and great grandmother of nine, who are left to cherish her memories. “Our Special Angel” will greatly be missed. Betty was preceded in death by her father, Earl Brandon Peebles; her mother, Eula Jozelle Rattan; and a sister at birth.

Rites held for Glenna Rhodes-Riess

Glenna Kathryn (Dean) Rhodes-Riess, age 81, of Edmond, Oklahoma, passed from this earth to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Glenna was the eldest daughter of Mary Lee and Edgar Jackson Dean. She was born August 20, 1931. G lenna was a graduate of Allen High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Central State University. She began her teaching career at Longfellow Elementary, in the Oklahoma City School System, teaching there for several years, eventually retiring from Will Rogers Elementary after 20 years of service with the Edmond School System. Glenna loved to teach children, traveling, visiting relatives, and dearly loved her four children and six grandchildren. She was a longtime member of the order of P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter K, Oklahoma Educators Association, Rainbow for

Girls, and The Eastern Star of Oklahoma. She is survived by her husband, William Riess; children John and his wife Deborah Rhodes of Sherman, Texas, Terry and his wife Julie Rhodes of Austin, Texas, Chris and his wife Kirsten Rhodes of Redwood City, California, and Kathy Rhodes of Edmond, Oklahoma; grandchildren Aimee RhodesGutierrez, Hayden Rhodes, Brennan Rhodes, Alexandra Rhodes, Jesse Rhodes, Jackson Rhodes and Madeline Rodriquez; sisters Bobbie Milner of Allen, and Shirley Wilcox and her husband Terry Wilcox of Rancho Mirage, California; and many other family members and friends. Funeral services were 1:00 pm, Monday, October 22nd, at Edmond’s First Baptist Church and Tuesday, October 23rd, at 11:00 am in the First Baptist Church in Allen. Interment followed at Allen Cemetery.

Services are Pending for John Brogden

Funeral services for John Brogdon, 66, of Calvin, Oklahoma are pending with Hudson Phillips Funeral Home. He died on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, in Calvin, Oklahoma.



Pharmacist’s View No Heart for Heartland Flyer

Lots of people from the Allen area drive over to Pauls Valley and take a very popular passenger train called the “Heartland Flyer” down to Fort Worth for a day. It’s fun to ride a train and take kids to visit the zoo or something down in Texas. Taxpayers in Oklahoma paid dearly and worked hard to get rail service back to Oklahoma and it’s a success. Well, not completely. The Heartland is operated by Burlington North and I don’t know for sure but I suspect having the Heartland on their tracks is about as welcome as a hair in a biscuit. Some say that BN and its predecessor were glad to get rid of those fast passenger trains. Hauling freight was profitable and hauling people was a pain. At least freight didn’t complain when you got them wet or make them late. I mentioned hitting a bad storm coming home from Dallas. It turns out the Heartland Flyer did too—with far worse results for the passengers.

Christina Gayler can attest to that. She, husband James and their three children, ages 8, 3, and 1, rode the flyer down for a special day at the Zoo. The train started home at 5:25 pm and Burlington North, who operates the train for Amtrak, set a low speed limit because of the rain. The train soon fell way behind schedule and when it got up in Oklahoma (near Gene Autry) a limb fell across the track. While the helpless crew waited on someone else to come drag it off, the train was struck by lightning which disabled one of its two engines. Freight locomotives were driven to take the disabled locomotives off. The power went out and so did the air and the restrooms. Amtrak officials announced free beverages but when the passengers ambled back for some the concessions operators hadn’t gotten the word. Sorry—the passengers had to pay. But what they

didn’t know was this was just part one of a bad trip. Pulling into Purcell, six hours and 30 minutes late, spirits of the hapless passengers and cranky children were boosted—just to be on the move again. Air was working and the toilets were operational. It wasn’t far to Oklahoma City. The train also stops in Norman and it was there the passengers were warned that the train might face more delays and many got off. They had had enough. Passengers still left on the train started packing as the train slipped out of the station at Norman. They were ready for a quick get-away from this mobile torture chamber and ready to get their kids home. The train eased up to Flood Ave. and Rock Creek Road (still in Norman) and stopped once more. This time the crew got off—left the passengers and their babies just sitting there. The crew had reached their maximum

Surely, we should never feel satisfaction that even the basest person went to eternal separation from God! Jesus surrendered His life so that every person would be forgiven and not go there and His sacrifice was made even for the worst and most despicable person you can imagine. God does not want anyone to go to there. Hell was “prepared for the devil and his angels,” not for man. (Matt 25:41) It is described as a place of “everlasting fire” that shall “never be quenched.” (Mark 9:43) It is a place of such unending excruciating torment and anguish that it should never be wished upon one’s worst enemy. The person who would wish hell upon any other human is surely himself deserving of the place. Sometimes people say they cannot believe God will send anyone to such a place. God will not send anyone there. Anyone who goes there will

go as a result of their own doing. God has done everything possible to keep each of us out of eternal punishment. He sacrificed His own Son to prevent us from suffering our deserved torment, but if we “trample the Son of God underfoot” and consider His Son’s life’s blood as something common or inferior, how can we expect God to save us? “Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace?” (Heb 10:29) Let’s put our faith in Jesus and obey Him. Then, we’ll never need to worry about going to that place.

Light from God’s Word

Mark Legg, Allen church of Christ Have you ever told someone to “go to hell?” If you haven’t, that’s great! Give thanks to God! Can there be anything worse than wanting someone to go there? Surely that’s the most unloving, most terrible desire we can wish for anyone! However, is there someone that you would expect to go to that place of punishment upon their death – maybe an enemy or perhaps a person of low morals and despicable character – and you would be pleased to know they died and went there?

shift hours and a replacement crew had to come and drive the pitiful survivors on up to their destination in Oklahoma City. About 8 more passengers bailed out here on Flood and where they went no one knows but I suppose they eventually threaded their way across the tracks and went home. There was a time not so long ago when we depended on the railroads for dependable transport. I can remember some of my New York buddies (back when I was in the service) who would try to go home from Boston every weekend. When the snow flew and the

ice got bad, they knew they could always catch a train. No matter how bad it got—the trains ran. Now I sometimes read after a little snow dusting that the Heartland Flyer is cancelled along with other passenger trains. Last week, a crew walked away leaving exhausted and stressed out passengers to fend for themselves and their kids. What next? And what happened to make the railroads like they have become? I hope all of you had a better weekend than the passengers on this Amtrak did and be sure and go to Church Sunday. Wayne Bullard, D. Ph

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6 LOTS FOR SALE — Corner of Cleveland and Clyde Streets. Fenced with cellar, carport and 3 out-buildings. Contact Freta or Dan Holder at 580-235-2838 or 580-2723749. NEW PROGRAM. $0 down with your land or family land. EZ approval by phone. Free 50” flat screen. Trade-ins welcome. Call today 866-764-3200 WAC SPECIAL GOVERNMENT PROGRAM! Own land/family land – ZERO DOWN! Don’t prejudge your credit. E-Z qualify by phone. $2,000 furniture package with purchase. Homes starting at $26,500 and up. W.A.C. 405-6317600 or 405-635-4338. ZERO DOWN — If you own land or have a trade in!! No minimum credit score required. FREE Statewide delivery. Call America’s #1 homebuilder for approval. 866888-2825 WAC

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STORAGE SALE (2 UNITS) — Holdenville Mini Storage, 401 Covey Road in Holdenville. Saturday only, 9 am - 2 pm. For info call 580-399-9936. Antiques, furniture, toys, odds & ends. Need to empty both storages - everything goes FRIDAY/SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 & 3 — 8am to 5pm. Contents of Big Barn Sale, vintage fishing lures, rods, reels, tackle boxes, wader; freezer, Christmas, stoneware, cast iron, vintage hand tools, refrigerators, power tools. Too much to mention. Look for directions in next week’s paper. Pre-Sale Monday, October 29th, noon to 6 pm. Call (580) 399-7111

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425 W. Smith Stratford, Ok 74872 580-759-3700 Cindy Johnson, Broker: 580-272-7820 Crystal McNew, Associate: 405-207-4002 Gina Mann, Associate: 405-238-0043 Arles Wells, Associate: 580-320-3266 Sharon Redus, Associate: 580-320-1029


208 S. Boston, One bedroom w/carport. Fixer upper, 1100 SF. $19,500 102 S. Portland, 2 bed Starter home or investment property. $55,900 203 E. Lexington, 3 Bed, 1.5 bath, garage & carport WBFP $69,500


4660 CR 375, Five bedroom 4 bath home on 3 acres. $118,500


205 E. Main, MAKE OFFER! Neat and clean one bedroom, 900 SF 200 E. State, MAKE OFFER, Investor Alert 2 bed on large corner lot 321 E. Smith, 2-1 Investment. Ready to move in. Rents for $375. $24,500 413 E Smith, Investment. 2-1 w/ fenced front yard. Rents $450. $29,500 10696 Fox Rd, 3 bed MH on 10 acres w/ shop and stall barn. $62,500 51862 E. CR 1610, 3 bed, 1/2 brick w/workshop. 4.72 acres $82,500 312 Jan Dr, 3-2-2 Lge fenced yard , excl neighborhood. owner/associate. $99,500 717 N. Oak St., 4 bed 1 3/4 bath, open floor plan, remodeled brick home. $99,800 50235 Hwy 59A, 3 bed on 10 acres & 4 ponds (more land available) $109,500 230 S Cottonwood, Remodeled 4 bed, 1 3/4 bath on corner lot. $114,000 49693 E CR 1510, 3bd2ba. 2 liv w/cp on 2.5ac paved rd, seller motivated. $125,000 47991 E CR 1549, 3-2 on 2.5 acres. LR & den, shop building & kid’s fort. $162,500 2401 Box 122C, 3bd,2 ba brick w/cp 4.8 ac 2 shop bldg, shed, covd patio, $169,500 49502 E CR 1610, 4bd 2 3/4ba on 20 acres. new roof, horse stable, agp $225,000 48727 E CR 1540, 3- 2.5- 2 liv, br. sunrm, office, barn w/shop. Pond, 35ac $325,000 13436 N CR 3400, 3- 2-2 br. Paved rd. Pipe fence. 20 ac. Shop, storage, barn. $265,000 50489 Hwy59A, 3-2 w/cp. 58ac. Foaling barn, rnd pen, block barn/stall,&more. $369,500 49167 140th, 3-2 sunrm. 262 ac. River frontage. Ponds, barns, shed, pasture & more 50301 140th 3-2 brick on 80 - 448 acres. Cattle operation. Many amenities. Will Divide.


Elmore City, 40 ac tract, good pasture, spring fed pond $72,000 Stratford, 21.93 ac Hwy 59A. Nice homesite w/ pond. $54,825 Stratford, 24 ac on Hwy 177(more land available) $60,000 Stratford, 91 ac for hunting. Wildlife. Utilities $149,000 Stratford, 80-200 ac. Great pasture land. Sulphur, 1.06 ac Timber Lake Estates. Arbuckle Lake owner/broker $45,000


Pauls Valley, 20 ac prime land on Airline Rd off I-35 Stratford, 40 x 70 bldg w/ loading dock, on corner lot. 1.81 ac

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~ 10 ACRES — Byng School District. $17,000 ~ 1.31 ACRES TO 5 ACRES — Latta School District. $23,900 & Up ~ ALLEN — 409 S. 10th, 3 BD 1 Bath. 110x140 Lot. $40,000 ~ 53 ACRE HAY MEADOW — 15 miles out of Ada on 3W. $106,000 ~ 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 ~ BYNG SCHOOL DISTRICT — 10 Acres. $17,000 ~ 426 West 5th, Ada — 2 Bed 1 Bath, range, refrig, washer & dryer, CH&A. Bargain at $45,000 ~ 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 ~ ALLEN — 40 Acres out Gerty Road 4 miles, just across Broadway of America on left side. $68,000 ~ 3 BD 2 BATH — Ranch styleSOLD on 9.5 acres. 1624 Sandy Creek Lane, Ada. $149,000 Like New CH&A ~ SASAKWA — 49 wooded acres with 30x60 shop building, water well, two ponds and older house (needs remodeling). $110,000 ~ ADA — Beautiful older home in excellent shape with wrap-around porch. 3 BR 2 Bath. Owner/Agent. Only $119,000 REDUCED $117,900 ~ LOOK AT THIS BARGAIN — 30x50 Metal Shop, insulated, CH&A, bathroom w/Shower. Over 1/2 acre. REDUCED to $48,000 ~ PICKETT — 3 BR 1 bath, CH&A, large carport, large fenced backyard. $85,000 REDUCED $75,000 ~ 5 LARGE COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS — East of Ada on over 7 acres. $300,000 WILL DIVIDE, MAKE OFFER ~ EAST OF ATWOOD – 3 BR, 2 bath, approximate 2356 sq ft. Lots of room with 2 living areas, nice size kitchen/dining area, large master BR with rural water, on 5 acres. $98,800 ~ HWY 3-W — 3 BR 1 bath, needs work. On 1 acre mol. $42,000 REDUCED TO $39,900 ~ 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 ~ GERTY AREA — 100 Acres of Hunting Land – turkey, hogs, deer & more – mostly wooded. $1000 per acre. REDUCED TO $95,000


Atwood First Baptist Church This was 2 week old Katelynn Crase’s first day at Sunday School, and she seemed to be taking to it like a duck to water. Of course she has “mamas� of all ages ready to come on the run if she needs anything, and I’m sure Zoey, Ray Lynn, and Torie will try their best to get there first.

On October 27th our church will have their October Festival. We will meet at the church at 6:00. The details of the rest of the party has yet to be decided, but it will most likely involve a hayride and hot dogs. As always, everyone is invited and we hope that you can come.

Harmony Missionary Church News Our Lord’s Day at Harmony Missionary Baptist Church of

Gerty began service with singing Only Trust Him, There Is Power In The Blood, and Trust And Obey. Harmony Trio sang Never Alone and Greater Is He That Is In Me. Devotional Reading was “Resisting the Spirit�, Zechariah 7:10-12. It was marvelous to have Bro. Don and Sister Wanda Parr in service. Bro. Don preached his first sermon at Harmony twentyeight years ago. He was our pastor for eight years. Sister Marsh said we wanted to keep him until the Lord came but High Hill Missionary Baptist Church called him and God led him to be their pastor. He has pastured at Shady Grove the last several years, resigning about two months ago. He had heart surgery in April, his second heart surgery over the years. Since both our adult teachers were out, Bro. Don taught our lesson. They have the same Sunday School book as ours, “Witnessing in the Spirit�, Luke 24:45-49, Acts 1:8, 2:36-38, and 5:31-32. The Spirit empowers the message of the gospel to convict the sinner of his lost condition and leads him to trust Jesus for salvation. Witness to others as you trust the Spirit to use the gospel through your testimony to win the lost. “Ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.� Acts 1:8 Sister Wanda sang alto with us in I’ll Meet You By The River, and I’ll Meet You In The Morning. Bro. Bill sang When The Saints Go Marching In. Bro. Don’s message was “The History of Israel�, Genesis 46:1-8. We were greatly blessed to have Bro. Don and Sister Wanda in service. Shady Grove and his family are giving Bro. Don a retirement service on November 3rd.

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Zoey McDonald and Torie Hammonds opened the worship service by reciting Psalm 86:5 and singing “Jesus Loves Me.� Later, Tom Spillman brought another special song titled “When the Savior Reached Down for Me.� The two songs combined preach the gospel message all by themselves. Churches could have worship services without music, but it’s hard to imagine what it would be like, and our community is blessed to have so many people who have been given a talent for music. Rev. Karch brought the second of a two part sermon about the churches addressed in Revelation. It was taken from scripture beginning at Revelation 2:18 and continuing through 3:19. The fourth church to receive a message from Jesus was Thyatira. It was commended for its love, service, and endurance, but it was at fault for tolerating a woman described as a Jezebel who was a false teacher and was leading other members into sin. She and everyone who followed her would be severely punished unless they repented. Sardis, the next church, was going through the motions but were really a cold, dead church. They were warned that Jesus would return like a thief in the night. After Jesus returns there will be no more opportunities to win people to Christ. The people in the Philadelphia church were doing all they were

supposed to be doing. Jesus commended them and promised that he would protect them from the great time of testing that will come upon the whole world. The last church was Laodicea. They were commended for nothing and were upbraided for being lukewarm. Though they regarded themselves as being rich in worldly goods, they were poor, blind, and naked spiritually. Still, Jesus welcomed them to turn from their indifference and become excited and diligent about living life with

him as their Lord and Savior. The warning and the invitation that Jesus sent to the church at Laodicea is one which today’s churches and individuals need to heed. Are we excited about serving God or are we lukewarm about our relationship and obedience to our Lord Jesus? If we are lukewarm, Jesus is ready to welcome us to turn from our indifference and find that close relationship with him that makes serving him exciting and fulfilling.

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. C-2012-149 BRUCE ROBERT CHATFIELD, RAMONA LYNNE CHATFIELD and CASEY RENEE CHATFIELD, Plaintiffs, Vs. The Unknown Heirs, Personal Representatives, Successors and Assigns, Immediate and Remote of BERT GREENWOOD, Full-Blood Chickasaw Indian Roll No. 947, Defendant. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA, TO: The Unknown Heirs, Personal Representatives, Successors and Assigns, Immediate and Remote, of BERT GREENWOOD, Full-Blood Chickasaw Indian Roll No. 947. You are hereby notified that on the 16 day of October, 2012, Plaintiffs, Bruce Robert Chatfield, Ramona Lynne Chatfield and Casey Renee Chatfield, filed suit against you in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, being Suit No. C-2012-149 to determine heirship and quiet title to the following descr bed real property in Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: SURFACE AND SURFACE RIGHTS ONLY A part of Lot 4 in Section 18, Township 4 North, Range 7 East, more particularly descr bed as follows: Beginning at a point 238.75 feet North of the Southwest corner of said Lot 4; thence East 208.75 feet; thence North 37.5 feet; thence East 40.0 feet; thence North 208.75 feet; thence West 40 feet; thence North 208.75 feet; thence West 208.75 feet; thence South 455 feet to the point of beginning; and to obtain judgment establishing that Plaintiffs are the owners of said property, all as more particularly set out in Plaintiffs’ petition. NOW, THEREFORE, you and each of you are further notified that you must answer the Petition filed herein on or before the 3rd day of December, 2012, or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiffs and against you, and establishing that Plaintiffs are the owners of the property, all as more particularly set out in their Petition. DATED this 16 day of October 2012. Ernestine Eubank, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma By: s) P. Weaver (SEAL) Kurt B. Sweeney, OBA#17455 Sweeney, Smith, Draper & Christopher, PLLC P.O. Box 70 1320 Stone Bridge, Suite A Ada, Oklahoma 74820 580-332-7200 FAX 580-332-7201 Attorneys for Plaintiffs (Published in The Allen Advocate on October 18, 25 and November 1, 2012)




Hughes County Court Records

Kyle W. Couffer—no seat belt Cora Lorraine Davis—no seat belt James Edward Hawkins— speeding 1-10 mph over limit Caitlin Brianna Jackson— operating vehicle in manner not reasonable or proper Brandon Lee Miller—failure to keep to right on road of sufficient width MISDEMEANORS Ricky Don Morris—driving Thomas Floyd Baker—furunder suspension-1st offense; nishing alcoholic beverage to failure to comply with comminor pulsory insurance law; reckless Kyle Jim Barnett—larceny of driving merchandise from a retailer Amarae N. Noon—operating DIVORCES Craig Antionio Bear—lara motor vehicle at a speed Samuel F. Bradley vs Lena ceny of merchandise from a greater than reasonable and D. Bradley retailer Christopher (Watters) Keefer proper Coty Ford—domestic abusevs Jacquelyn (Watters) Keefassault & battery Lien Sale Hunter Lunsford—driving er VIN: 1G2NW52E0YM805693, 2000 under the influence by a person Pontiac Grand Am/GT. Location: 12521 State Hwy 3W, Ada, OK 74820. Contact TRAFFIC under 21 Robbie Smith, 580-332-2250. Balance Aron L. Broadnax—speed- Due: $16,182.00. Sale Date 10-26-2012, 8 am. ing 16-20 mph over limit (Published in The Allen Advocate on FELONIES Tyler Anthony Anderson— robbery-first degree Kelly Berry—bogus check Mose Ray Leftwich—attempted escape from arrest or detention; robbery first degree Leesa Dawn Smith—robbery first degree

Carla Helene Malouf—possession of controlled dangerous substance Luke Adam Mattheyer— assault & battery Toby W. Pickett—domestic abuse-assault & battery Billy Ray Shivers—driving under the influence by a person under 21 Michael T. Suazo—tampering with utilities Zachary Wilbanks—obtaining money/merchandise by false pretense means or trick and deception


IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. PB-2012-87 In the Matter of the Estate of ANTHONY NEWTON REEVES, Deceased. NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION The State of Oklahoma to: The heirs, next of kin, and creditors and all persons interested in the estate of Anthony Newton Reeves, Deceased: You are hereby notified that Denise M. Reeves has applied for Letters of Administration on said estates to be granted to her as Personal Representative and has requested that the identity of all the heirs, devisees and legatees of said Anthony Newton Reeves be determined at the initial hearing, pursuant to 58 O.S.§240, and that sa d Petition w ll be heard by said Court at the Courtroom in the County Courthouse in the City of Ada, in said County, on the 7 day of November, 2012, at 1:30 o’clock p.m. when and where all persons interested may appear and contest the same. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court affixed this 17 day of October, 2012. Martha K. Kilgore Judge of the District Court A p p r o v e d : s) Dale Rex, OBA#31199 Kurt B. Sweeney, OBA#17544 Sweeney, Smith, Draper & Christopher, PLLC P.O. Box 70 Ada, OK 73821-0070 580-332-7200 Fax 580-332-7201 Attorney for Petitioner (Published in The Allen Advocate on October 25, 2012)

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. PB-2012-75 In the Matter of the Estate of MARJORIE ROSS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors of MARJORIE ROSS, Deceased. All creditors having claims against Marjorie Ross, 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, c/o Kenneth R. Johnson, 130 East 14th Street, Drawer 1690, Ada, OK 74820 on or before the following presentment date: December 27, 2012, or the same will be forever barred. DATED this the 17th day of October, 2012. s) Jon Max Ross Personal Representative Kenneth R. Johnson 130 East 14th/Drawer 1690 Ada, OK 74820 (580) 332-2558 Attorney for Personal Representative (Published in The Allen Advocate on October 25 and November 1, 2012)

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. PB-2012-77 In the Matter of the Estate of JOE LEE BLANSETT, Deceased. OT CE TO CRE TORS To the Creditors of JOE LEE BLANSETT, Dec ased A red to s h ving la ms ag ins o Lee Blansett, 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 ED DRI ERS c/o eg on l opp R. rt nJohnson, ies Representative Kenneth h th p en y 14 reight & great pay! 800 Ada, Street, Drawer 1690, 130 East primeinc com OK 74820 on or before the following presentment date: December 21, 2012, or the sameIT?" will be DIG H aforever y E barred. ipm n DATED this the 11th day of October, g Pr gra ack B l es 2012 L c s) Marilyn D Cole alPersonal e i icati s 6 Representative Kenneth R. Johnson 130 East 14th/Drawer 1690 Ada, OPE OK 74820 NER ATO (580) 332-2558 ? $ New Pay P Attorney for Personal to Oklahom e ery 6 Representative 8 days a l (Published in The Allen Advocate on October 18 and 25, 2012)


IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. SC-2012-550 CROWN POINT PROPERTIES, Plaintiff, vs. JASON SCOTT ALLISON and JENNIFER RENEE ALLISON, Defendants. STATE OF OKLAHOMA ) ) SS COUNTY OF PONTOTOC ) ALIAS AFFIDAVIT Crown Point Properties, Plaintiff, being duly sworn, deposes and says: The mailing address of Defendants is unknown. The Defendants are indebted to the Plaintiff in the sum of $1,500.00 for rent and late charges, damages to property, and additionally for attorney fees and costs of this action. The Plaintiff has demanded payment of said sum but the Defendants refused to pay the same and no part of the amount sued for has been paid. s) Terry A. Baulch Crown Point Properties, Plaintiff by Terry A. Baulch OBA#16350 Subscribed and sworn to before me this 10th day of October, 2012. s) Amy K. Smith Notary Public My Commission Expires: 2/15/2015 #11001417 SUMMONS The State of Oklahoma to the withinnamed defendants. You are hereby directed to appear and answer the foregoing claim and to have with you all books, papers and witnesses eed d by you to establish yo defense o sa d cla m. This matter shall be heard at District co rt i Po to o Coun y S at of Oklahoma, t the ho r of 9 3 c ock a.m. on the 21st day of November, 2012, or at the same time and place seven (7) days after service hereof, whichever is the latter. You are further notified that if you do not appear on the date shown, judgment will E given L B against ILD NGS lowfollows: Out! be you as em the i ingamount clearan e buildin For of said c aim s. as itGa is stated in affidavit. orksho s said Homes 20x2 In MAKE addition,FFER a judgment for costs the and LOW paymeof ts action, including attorney’s fees and other 1 925 Nicole costs, may also be given. Dated this 10th of October, 2012. Ernestine Eubank Clerk of the Court 0-GP. Weaver t 60 A By: s) Deputy Guar (SEAL) ews R Terry ey d A. NeBaulch r El Attorney at Law un et anches 127 East 6th Street Ada, OK 74820 (580) 436-0169 (580) 436-0343 fax (Publ shed in The Allen ION NOV 5 10AM 5 01Advocate Grand B von 25 and November 2012) KOctober Privat 18,showing Oct 28 - 1, M 5±


IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2012-151 TRAVIS D. BARNES and KATHY RICHARDSON, Plaintiffs, Vs. The Unknown Heirs, Executors, AdminEXP. FLA istrators, Devisees, Trustees andnow Assigns, ope Immediate and Remote, of RICHARD LEE 277 0212 BARNES, Deceased; JIMMY L. BARNES and DEBBIE J. BARNES, individually "C STANN YO and as husband and wife; TROY BERRY; Defendants. E c NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA, TO: 3 2-649 The unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees and assigns, immediate and remote, of RICHARD DRI LEE E S BARNES, deceased. m You are hereby notified that on the 22 B u R day of October, 2012, Plaintiff Travis D. 1 800 6 Barnes filed suit against you in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, being Suit No. C-2012-151 to judic ally RIVER 1 inc eas pe mile a ter 6 IN determine the death and heirship monofhsthe yo THE r DISTRICT om me: COURT We OF PONTOTOC COUNTY above-named individual and quiet his title 7/ON 7/O ON 7/OFF R quires STATE OF OKLAHOMA to a ½ interests in the following described months er ce 800 41 9 Case No. PB-2011-10 property in Pontotoc County, State ww d of v o In the Matter of the Estate of ROBERT Oklahoma, to-wit: Lot 2 and the SE1/4 of NW1/4 of Sec- FRANK READ, Deceased. NOT HEARING D AGENCESOFEar $500 FINAL a Da ACtion 7, Township 2 North, Range AN 5 East, COUNT, DETERMINAGreatSave Ag Benefi s PETITION • Comm s FOR ions Pai Daily containing 76.23 acres, more or less, HEIRSHIP ANDCal DISTRIBUComp e aTION nin OF • eads No Co s NO and Except all interest in the oil, gas and TION OF ESTATE other minerals in and under the LI above ENSE TO AP L C l Notice is hereby given that the duly descr bed land. appointed and qualified co-personal rep and to obtain judgment establishing that resentatives of the above captioned Estate Plaintiff is the owner of a ½ interest in said Dri ins this S g Court -On B anus. $ ,000 has filed Final Account property, all as more particularlyDRIVERS set out in OT 1 o 45 CPM.ofFul - Administration me os ions of ithsaid and Report the Plaintiff’s petition. be eeach ts testate Poli yandO/OOs W for lc Determ me! deBoer a Petition nation of NOW, THEREFORE, you and Distr bution of deboert said Estate, n 800-825-8511 www an and of you are further notified that Tra you sport must Heirship, omor be- Discharge; said Hearing of the same has answer the Petition filed herein on fore the 6 day of December, 2012, or said been fixed by the Judge of the Court for th Petition will be taken as true and judgment the 19 ay of November, 2012, at 8:30 o’clock a.m., at the courtroom of said rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiff Court in the Pontotoc County Courthouse and against you, and establishing that WN RENT-TOP r abl OUTDOOR B ild ngs at Ada, Oklahoma, and all persons interPlaintiff is the owner of the ½ interest in Shed S ested g Barin said & estate e N c di he are notified then and the property, all as more particularly set ow mon payments Freeand delishow y ncause, 7 b ifi any there to appear out in his Petition. s ww b u a com 95 they have, why said account should not DATED this 22 day of October, 2011. be settled and allowed, and said estate Ernestine Eubank, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma distributed and the personal representaBy: s) P. Weaver tive discharged. Dated day of October,CLAIM 2012. OCIAL URIT 15 DISABILITY Deputy Thomas aunder s at L S. w Landrith No (SEAL) Judge of the court Reco ery 59 8548 DRDistrict S Sweeney, Smith, Draper & Christopher, s) Deresa Gray, OBA#19110 PLLC Attorney for Co-Personal RepresentaP.O. Box 70 tives Ada, OK 74821-0070 P.O. Box 1463 580-332-7200, FAX 580-332-7201 Ada, OK 74821 (Published in The Allen Advocate on 580/272-9300 October 25, November 1 and 8, 2012) 580-272-9301 FAX (Published in The Allen Advocate on October 18 and 25, 2012)











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STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. P-12-46 In the Matter of the Determination of Death and Heirship of ELSIE AMY WALTON, Deceased. I ES ARE HIRING HEARING T in fo FORn ORDER RESETTING aPETITION on Caree FOR FA DETERMINATION app oved programOFi ed – JobAND p acement as DEATH HEIRSHIP THE OKLAHOMA TO THE n InsSTATE tute ofOF aintenance 866-802-66 HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN OF SAID DECEDENT: TEND C this LL 4Gth day ofNLOctober, NE fr 2012, m NOW on edis matter a , Bu comes iness, on C for mi consideration al Justi e Hosp th on bPetitioner’s placeme Motion t assi to tance Compute Continue hearingava on Petition andd anc al for d Determination qua fie SC of EVDeath authoriz Heirship in said herein 6-579-28 wwwestate Cen filed raOnli e c Being m fully advised in the premises, the Court finds a d o ders as follows: IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that this matter should be and hereby is continued V reset T SE on S Athe W ! or info and 27thD day of more November, to pl at ce9an a 2012 a.m IT IS SO ORDERED! -f ee in OK at 1 888-8 Thomas S. Landrith Judge of the District Court N102 Approved: s) Deresa Gray, OBA#19110 At o ney for Petitioner P.O. Box 1463 Ada, Oklahoma 74821-1463 (580) 272-9300 (580) 272-9301 FAX (Published in The Holdenville Tribune on October 11, 18 and 25, 2012)





Atwood Church of the Nazarene

We enjoyed the beautiful autumn weather as we attended church this Sunday. Our preacher’s wife, Murphy, has been sick for several years and we want to especially remember her in our prayers. She comes to church, even though she is feeling bad. Many times prayer in the only answer when the doctors don’t know the problem. October is pastor appreciation month. We thank God for sending Murphy and Larry our way fifteen years ago. Our special “Thank you for Giving to the Lord,� was sung by Bro. Larry. We never know whose life we are influencing, good or bad. We need to use our time and talents for God. His sermon was taken from Hebrews 4:14-16 and entitled “Hold on to Faith.� Most of us can weather a bad day now and then. Some of us will experience trials that seem to have no end in sight. All of us will experience times when we just want the world to stop! Jesus knew how difficult life could be. The world turned on Him, friends deserted Him, and some wanted Him dead. Yet, through it all, He found the strength to keep moving forward. He maintained His integrity and His relationship with the Father. We don’t have to solve our problems on our own, we have God. Prayer is often most needed when it is most difficult. We are encouraged to become bold and confident. When problems seem bigger than God, this is an opportunity to see God in action. We have a God that can handle it all. It is in those times of great need that we discover unlimited mercy and grace to help us. When we trust him completely we discover that mustard-seed faith is enough. Saturday, Trisha will have her Halloween party at 2:00 at her house. Also Sunday evening at 4:00, we will have our annual wiener roast and hayride at the river. Meet at the church. We want to remind you about our Christmas Bazaar November 3rd, from 9:00-2:00. You should be able to find some gifts and baked goods. We will be serving lunch, so come and enjoy our homemade soups and fried pies.

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With the Christmas season well on its way, everyone at the North Pole is working hard to make this a holiday to remember. Despite the efforts of the arctic inhabitants, productivity is at an all time low, upsetting many and putting Santa’s legacy at stake. Desperate for a change, there are many who are willing to do almost anything to increase efficiency and restore peace at the North Pole. But there is only one who will go too far and commit an act of murder in this mystical place. The annual Allen Murder Mystery, sponsored by the Allen School’s Art Club and the Allen Sorority, will be held Saturday, November 10th, at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. This year’s play is entitled “Ho, Ho, Homicide� and will have a Christmas theme. Guest detectives will be served a Christmas dinner, then invited to participate in uncovering the culprit. Cost of the evening is $10 for adults and $5 for students. A family package is available for $30. Tickets are being sold by the Art Club and Sorority members, and are also available from Mrs. Janice Deaton at the high school or at The Advocate office. As you join together for a holly, jolly Christmas party you will mingle with magical guests. In the end, you will need to decipher between the evil and the innocent, the righteous and the responsible, the naughty and the nice. To insure that the Christmas legacy continues unchanged, you will be called upon to employ your sleuthing skills to make certain that the criminal is caught. Make plans now to bring the family and enjoy a fun time!

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HCCD Hookin’ Kids on Conservation

The Hughes County Conservation District (HCCD) recently hosted its 1st Annual 5th Grade Fishing Clinic for area students. The District invited all area schools to participate, however with Fall Break and prior planned events only three schools participated this year: Holdenville, Moss and Calvin. HCCD worked closely with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Holdenville Fish Hatchery to provide the students with a valuable outdoor learning experience. The students learned how to identify the different varieties of Oklahoma fish and how to properly cast a rod and reel. The students were then able to spend the next hour trying to lure a fish onto their hook. While not all students were successful, everyone enjoyed the perfect weather for the event and discovering the other wildlife around the area. HCCD would like to thank the volunteers that helped to make this event a success. Thank you to Bill Newman, Don Groom and Clayton Porter of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Shannon Wofford of the Hughes County Farm Service Agency, Taryn Wofford of the Pontotoc County Meat Science 4-H Club, the City of Holdenville and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Holdenville Field Office. The District would like to give a special thank you to Dale Jenkins, HCCD Vice-Chairman for volunteering the use of his pond for the event. For further information on any of the programs offered by the District or to see additional pictures of the event visit the HCCD website at or contact Andrea Jones at the HCCD office at 419 E. Highway, Holdenville, Oklahoma 74848 or by phone at (405) 379-2570. Visiting recently in Ada, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Manuel and Jeffrey, were Martha Files, Isaiah and Desiree Files, Paul Evett and Betty Finney. —O&A— Recent guests in the homes of Carl and June Vinson and Lynn and Debbie Vinson were Chris and Ethan Vinson of Norman, Ron and Londa Litki of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Phillip Vinson of Cushing. —O&A— During the recent Fall Break from school, the Youth Group of the Allen First Baptist Church enjoyed an outing to Norman and Oklahoma City. In Norman they attended a 3-D movie at the Warner Theater, and in OKC they spent time at the Outlet Mall. Making the trip were Steve and Krysten Hall, Tyler Mann, Brett Mann, Preston Wallace, Kayla Lawler, Jeffrey Deaton, Jailyn Porter, Savannah Cook, Emily Wade, Alison Sells and Hannah Heck. —O&A— For the OU fans watching last Saturday’s game on TV . . . if you were alert when the camera was scanning the crowd you saw our own Eva Crabtree. You’ll not find a more loyal OU fan than Ms. Crabtree.


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Austin Woodell, 11-year-old son of Janet and Stephen Tahah of Pauls Valley, proudly displays his first deer. He took the 6-point buck in the Gerty area on October 19th, during the Youth Rifle Season. Austin is the grandson of John and Donna Tatum and Joyce and Lewis Woodell.

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Starting November 1st, the Allen Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring a “Shop Allen First” Christmas give-away. Participating Chamber merchants will be giving shoppers a ticket with each purchase of $5 or more. Then, on December 15th, following Santa’s 3:00 p.m. visit with the children, at 4:00 p.m., a drawing will be held in town with the grand prize winner receiving an Apple I-Pad II; the second place drawing winner will receive a Kindle Fire. In addition to the two big winners, gifts and gift certificates will be awarded from various Chamber businesses. You must be present at the drawing to win.

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Carl Pierce of Tecumseh was out & about Tuesday visiting his mother, Helen Pierce. —O&A— Samantha Manuel and Jamie Huitt took Gabriel Manuel, Jason Hamilton and Jonathan Huitt to Oklahoma City on Sunday to attend the “Day Out With Thomas” event. They got to ride Thomas the Train and enjoy the activities there. Dinner was enjoyed at the Olive Garden followed by a shopping trip at Penn Square Mall. —O&A— Out & about from Tahoe City, California are Jerry and Kim Pipkin. They are visiting with his cousin, Donnie and Wilda Pipkin in Allen, and with his uncle, Arthur Pipkin of Ada. —O&A— Cousins Tristan Melton and Eli Melson both celebrated their 2nd birthday this past week and were honored with birthday parties hosted by their parents. Eli had his party on Saturday, October 6th. He is the son of Derek and Rachel Melton. Sunday, Tristan was honored. He is the son of Brett and Jessica Melton.

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Pre-K Student of the Week is Walker Ray Cudd. Blake was born May 18, 2008 in Woodward Oklahoma. His family includes his mom Jimmie Heflin, and he has two sisters, Dolcey and Averie. Walker’s favorite book is “Western Horseman”; his favorite food is his mom’s deer steaks. He has two dogs and a cat, Gunner, Tatum and Smokey. His friends are Levi, Malorie, Emma, Gus and Jake. Walker likes to play outside, rope and tie knots. Someday he wants to ride bulls. He is excited about the bull fights.


Together for the first time in a number of years were the Ellis children. The family enjoyed time together recently at the home of Wayne and Pat Bullard. Pictured are Carol Cook, Freda Harry, Pat Bullard, Don Ellis, Margaret Bailey and Fred Ellis.

Out and About Allen

—O&A— Glenda Ferguson recently traveled to West Memphis, Arkansas, to the home of her daughter, Donna Dale. After an over-night stay, Glenda and Donna continued on to Nashville, Tennessee where they attended a taping of the Gaither Vocal Band’s new video, “Pure & Simple.” After a three day, two night stay in Nashville they returned to West Memphis, picked up Donna’s youngest son, Joshua, and made the return trip home to Gerty. Donna and Joshua enjoyed several days out & about. During her stay they were able to attend a pre-season Thunder game in Oklahoma City. On the way home from that excursion they met Billy Haney in Shawnee and picked up three of his children for a stay in Gerty during their Fall Break. Spending time with their grandmother, aunt and cousin were Jayden, Devon and Abree Haney of Blanchard. —O&A— D onny and Judy Johnson enjoyed a visit this past week from his nephew and niece. Out & about were Kevin Johnson, who is a park ranger in Yosemite National Park, and Susan Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri. —O&A— Arriving Tuesday for a few days visit with their cousin, Helen Pierce, were Ronnie and Ruth Thiessen from Washita, Oklahoma, and Imo Gean Fuller and Yvonna Bartlett from Ft. Cobb. —O&A— Attending the recent FBC Ladies’ October Salad Supper, held in the home of Mary Pat Sappenfield, were Pat Shires, Judy Johnson, Vicki Christian, Jan Luna, Paula Nelson, Jill Kaminski, Jan Moore and Linda Spain. —O&A— Bob and Connie Wylie of Oklahoma City were out & about this past Friday visiting with her cousin, Jearl and Linda Knighten. The four enjoyed dinner that evening at Pete’s Place in Krebs. —O&A—

K athryn Kidwell and her friend, Sebastian Labell, both of Lawton spent the weekend visiting her parents, Alden and Kelly Kidwell, sister Becca Kidwell, and grandparents Loy and Jana Kidwell in Ada.

—O&A— Carolyn Henderson enjoyed lunch this past Saturday with her sisters, Wanda and Olen Jackson of Duncan, and Joan Roach and Dora Scott of Ada. —O&A—

Andrew, Jacqui James and Silas Nix visited from Thursda through Saturday in the home of Rhonda Nix. Jimmy Nix, Grace Laden and Kinsey Nix dropped by for a visit on Friday.

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JB Nelson underwent surgery Tuesday at the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Susie Snider was dismissed Friday following a stay in the Valley View Regional Hospital, Ada.


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