Stewart G. Holmes, of Wister, passed away following a collision that occurred on February 8, 2013. He passed away on Feb. 9th at 7:30 a.m. at St. Johnâ€™s Hospital in Tulsa due to injuries sustained in the collision.
The collision occurred on HWY 271 and Cephas Roberts Road near Albion in Pushmataha County.
Holmesâ€™ 2005 Nissan Altama was westbound on HWY 271 and ran off the roadway to the left for unknown reasons and struck a tree. The driver, Holmes, was pinned for 25 minutes before being freed by Clayton and Talihina Fire Departments when they utilized the Jaws of Life.
Region 6 Regional Prevention Coordinators partnered with the Oklahoma Alcohol Beverage Law Enforcement Agency and the Antlers Police Department in conducting a string of Alcohol Compliance Checks in Pushmataha County.
According to reports there were nine stores that were checked in the county, three of which were out of compliance; these stores included liquor stores and convenience stores.
February 1st our Bearcats traveled to Atoka to take on the Atoka Wampuscats, who we had already taken on and beat at home so they were looking for a bit of redemption on their home court. In the beginning it seemed Atoka was up to the challenge ending the first period four points ahead with a score of 11-15 Atoka. Sr. Guard Harlan House was the leader in stats for this game with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3steals and 2 assists in the first half alone.