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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Two killed in separate crashes on Oklahoma roadways SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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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  3. Carter County man killed in crash early Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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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  4. Fiery head-on crash in Oklahoma kills woman, two young childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  5. Woman, 2 Children Killed In Two-Vehicle Collision In Stephens Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  6. Fiery head-on crash kills woman and two young children in Stephens County, Oklahoma TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  7. Attorneys ask to remove Bench's statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Great State: Ranch Rodeo Practice is Everyday Work for These Cowboys Near Velma, OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... about every day, Zac, his uncles, cousins, and even a nephew move cattle to eat the grass on a thousand acres north of Velma. For the past 30 years ranching families have gathered in one place to compete in a sport that comes quite naturally. A ...

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  14. Commissioners Vote Not To Raise County Tax RateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... chose to not increase the county's tax rate. For the last 12 years the county's rate has remained at $.49 per VELMA, OK -- The heat is not stopping thousands of Texoma students from practicing for football season, which starts in just days. CARTER ...

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  15. Commissioners OK purchase of Meridian VFD bunker gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... governmental agreements with area communities to chip and seal roadways. The communities included the Town of Velma, the City of Comanche and the City of Marlow. n Board members acknowledged receiving a tort claim against the county from Joshua ...

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  16. Darren O'Keith JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8th at the funeral home Darren O'Keith James was born Jan. 25, 1960 in Duncan to Ivory and Velma James. Darren started his education at Ms. Ruby Kissee's Kindergarten, moving on to Douglass Elementary School for the 1st and ...

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  17. Velma Old Settlers Picnic draws to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    The 124th annual Velma Old Settlers Picnic wrapped up Saturday with a morning parade, followed by the naming of the 2014 Living Legend, and bronc riding to kick off the day's rodeo events.

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  18. Even with a wet July, the drought persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    If you live anywhere around the Ketchum Ranch, which is roughly 10 miles east of Duncan and 7 miles northwest of Velma, July was a wet month.

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  19. Velma Fire Department gives back at Founders DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | KSWO

    VELMA, Okla_ The City of Velma celebrated their Founders Day Saturday. The small, Stephens County town kicked off the festivities in the morning with a parade.

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  20. Schools set to return to sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    ... to class, four other school districts are slated to start their new school years. On Aug. 13, the Bray-Doyle and Velma-Alma school districts are scheduled to begin the 2014-15 school year. Velma teachers will return to school two days before its ...

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