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  1. Ray PershallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Amarillo.com

    ... Ray was born March 12, 1933, in Pawnee County, Okla., to Bud and Oney Pershall. He graduated from high school in Velma, Okla., in 1952, where he also married his high school sweetheart, Wilma Carson, on Dec. 13, 1952. They celebrated 62 years of ...

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  2. Two die as a result of separate highway wrecks in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... 4 miles north of Ratliff City on March 3 when she struck a northbound vehicle driven by Mary Beth McGuire, 66, of Velma. McGuire was treated at an Ardmore hospital. Mamahon was driving north on U.S. 64 near Haskell when she failed to negotiate a ...

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  3. Carter County collision leaves woman deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... Ratliff City. Howeth attempted to turn left and was struck head-on by another vehicle, driven by Mary McGuire, 66, of Velma, troopers said. Howeth was taken to a hospital, where she died from her injuries, troopers said. A passenger in her vehicle, ...

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  4. Miles Bench Found 'Guilty' Of Murdering Velma TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Stephens County jury has returned a 'guilty' verdict on Miles Bench, the man accused of murdering 16-year-old Braylee Henry of Velma. Prosecutors said Bench worked at the Tee Pee Tom convenience store and killed Henry on June 6, 2012 when she came into the store to pay for gas.

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  5. Former Jailer Testifies In Murder Trial Of Velma ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A former Custer County jailer says a man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl told him he had blacked out and asked if that was grounds for an insanity plea. Miles Bench is on trial in Stephens County for first-degree murder in the June 2012 death of Braylee Henry.

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  6. Former jailer testifies in murder trial of Velma manRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    A former Custer County jailer says a man charged with killing a 16-year-old girl told him he had blacked out and asked if that was grounds for an insanity plea. Miles Bench is on trial in Stephens County for first-degree murder in the June 2012 death of Braylee Henry.

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  7. Opening Statements Expected In Trial Of Murdered Velma TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... into the store to pay for gas. Bench was later arrested while driving Henry's car. Her body was found in a pasture in Velma after the murder. The defense previously requested the court look into Bench's competency, and in April 2014, a Stephens ...

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  8. Jury selection to begin for Miles Bench murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KSWO

    Jury selection to begin for Miles Bench murder trial - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - DUNCAN, Okla._Starting Monday, over 400 potential jurors will pack the Stephens County Courthouse as jury selection will officially begin for the murder trial of Velma man Miles Bench.

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  9. Bench trial will stay in Stephens CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KSWO

    ... wed to make modified impact statements during the sentencing if Bench is found guilty. Bench is charged with murdering Velma teenager, Braylee Henry, in June of 2012. The court is hearing several motions before the trial begins in February.

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  10. Two killed in separate crashes on Oklahoma roadways SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... vehicle, troopers said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Boehl's vehicle, Robert Howard Jr., 20, of Velma, was taken by helicopter to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted in critical condition with head and ...

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  11. Carter County man killed in crash early Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... vehicle, troopers said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Boehl's vehicle, Robert Howard Jr., 20, of Velma, was taken by helicopter to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted in critical condition with head and ...

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  12. Fiery head-on crash in Oklahoma kills woman, two young childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... was driving south when she crossed the center line and hit head-on a tractor-trailer driven by Ronald Ollis, 46, of Velma. Ollis was taken to OU Medical Center where he was treated and released for injuries. He wore a seat belt. Both the car and the ...

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  13. Woman, 2 Children Killed In Two-Vehicle Collision In Stephens Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2014 Volkswagen Passat driven by 28-year-old Britanie Raschell Welty of Loco, Oklahoma, was northbound on the road when it crossed the center line for an unknown reason. The car then crashed head-on into a 2011 Peterbilt semi-truck driven by 46-year-old Ronald Ollis of Velma, Oklahoma.

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  14. Fiery head-on crash kills woman and two young children in Stephens County, Oklahoma TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... was driving south when she crossed the center line and hit head-on a tractor-trailer driven by Ronald Ollis, 46, of Velma. Ollis was taken to OU Medical Center where he was treated and released for injuries. He wore a seat belt. Both the car and the ...

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  15. Attorneys ask to remove Bench's statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | KSWO

    ... Braylee Henry. Prosecutors say Bench killed Henry after she bought gas from the convenience store he worked at in Velma, Oklahoma, in June 2012. Bench's attorneys want to keep the statement "I think I killed someone" out of court. They say Bench ...

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  16. Stephens County Fire Task Force collects Christmas giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KSWO

    ... here to give toys, but it's just so much fun and a joy at this time of the year to give back to the little kids," said Velma Fire Captain Monte Tadlock. From here, the Toy Shop in Duncan will deliver the toys to families throughout the county just ...

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  17. Upcoming Christmas parades in southwest OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KSWO

    ... Street. Medicine Park's Christmas parade is Saturday, December 20, at 2:00 p.m. The parade will be along Lake Drive. Velma's Christmas parade is Saturday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. The parade will start at the Velma Rodeo Grounds. Walter's Christmas ...

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  18. Velma Christmas Celebration this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | KSWO

    On Friday, December 5, they will holding a House Lighting Contest. Any Velma residents who want to participate should have their lights on by 6: 30 p.m., participating homes will be judged between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded and the winners will be announced on Saturday, December 6, at the community Christmas meal.

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  19. 25 Things you MUST know about KOCO Meteorologist Shelby HaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    2. She went to High School at Velma-Alma, where she graduated as Valedictorian 3. Shelby was crowned Miss Velma-Alma 2007 4. Cooking is not her expertise 5. She loved to play basketball. She began playing in 1st grade.

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  20. Capital Alliance Assists in the Sale of JSS Roustabouts, LLC to Private InvestorsRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | PRWeb

    Capital Alliance Corp., a global mid-market investment banking firm, recently advised JSS Roustabouts, LLC of Velma, OK, on the partial sale of the company to a group of private investors in the pipeline industry. Capital Alliance Corp. , a global mid-market investment banking firm, recently advised JSS Roustabouts, LLC of Velma, OK, on the partial sale of the company to a group of private investors in the pipeline industry.

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