Latimer County Newswire

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  1. Unemployment down slightly in Oklahoma CityRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | NewsOK.com

    ... areas, higher in 25 areas, and unchanged in 9 areas, according to the Labor Department. In Oklahoma, Latimer County in the southeastern part of the state reported the state's highest county unemployment rate at 9.2 percent in February, according to ...

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  2. Two Accused Of Robbing Choctaw Casino Winner In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... winnings were arrested on Tuesday. Police said they found the suspects' car Sunday stuck in a muddy hole in Latimer County, but Rocky Blackmon and Toni Fourkiller were still missing. On Tuesday, a Krebs police officer pulled over a car with both ...

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  3. Commissioners stand by law on burnbanRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | McAlester News

    ... following the law in refusing last week's request, 14 other counties in the state - including adjacent Latimer County - did declare the burn ban, Marquardt said. Meanwhile, Fallin's office said the law she signed makes it easier, not harder, to ...

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  4. Commissioners say "No" to burn banRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | McAlester News

    ... Also during the meeting, District 3 Commissioner Trent Myers said 14 other counties in the state, including Latimer County, have declared a burn ban. "I think we ought to be in it, but that's just my opinion," Myers said during the meeting. Also ...

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  5. Burn bans issued as grass fires burn across OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Fox 23

    ... Area - 13 fires burned 242 acres One large fire occurred in the Protection Area during the reporting period: Latimer County - Two units from the East Central Area suppressed this wildfire on Sunday that burned 270 acres in steep, rugged terrain ...

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  6. Burn bans issued as grass fires burn across OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Fox 23

    ... Area - 13 fires burned 242 acres One large fire occurred in the Protection Area during the reporting period: Latimer County - Two units from the East Central Area suppressed this wildfire on Sunday that burned 270 acres in steep, rugged terrain ...

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  7. Unemployment rises in 64 of 77 Oklahoma countiesRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... to December. The commission report said the highest unemployment rates were in southeastern Oklahoma. Latimer County had a 9.2 percent jobless figure, McCurtain County an 8.2 percent rate and Hughes County was at 8.1 percent. The lowest rates were ...

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  8. Unemployment up slightly across state in DecemberRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... 77 counties in December, according to numbers compiled by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Latimer County in southeast Oklahoma had the state's highest unemployment rate at 9.2 percent in December. Beaver, Ellis and Dewey counties in ...

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  9. Burn ban still in effectRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | McAlester News

    ... "We will most likely have a special meeting on Thursday if a burn ban is requested," Smith said. Meanwhile, Latimer County commissioners signed a countywide burn ban for their area on Tuesday. The bans in Pittsburg County and Latimer County prohibit ...

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  10. Burn Ban: Oklahoma City under burn ban along with multiple countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... urn bans for residents. - Blaine County - Canadian County - Cotton County - Grady County - Jefferson County - Latimer County - McIntosh County - Payne County - Pittsburg County - Stephens County - Tillman County

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  11. Unemployment inches higher in Oklahoma City and many countiesRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2013 | NewsOK.com

    ... up slightly from 5 percent in September, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor. Latimer County in southeastern Oklahoma had the highest unemployment rate in the state at 9.9 percent in October, up from 9.3 percent in ...

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  12. Storm warning arrival delayed for TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF PITTSBURG, SOUTHEAST HALF OF HASKELL AND MOST OF LATIMER COUNTY IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE BETTER THAN 0.25 FREEZING RAIN ICE STORM WARNING CRITERIA.

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  13. Three die after wrecks on Oklahoma roadwaysRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | NewsOK.com

    Gniech was driving a pickup east on State Highway 1 about five miles west of Talahina in Latimer County when he ran off the road about 2:40 p.m., Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said.

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  14. Records: Okla. family threatened before vanishingRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2013 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... The remains of three human beings, described as a child and two adults, were found Nov. 16 in northeast Latimer County, about three miles from where the Jamisons' pickup was found abandoned just over a week after they were last seen alive. Latimer ...

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  15. Mother believes religious cult is responsible for Oklahoma family's disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | NewsOK.com

    The mother of a woman missing in northern Latimer County since late 2009 said she believes a religious cult is responsible for the disappearance and now presumed deaths of her daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter.

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  16. Skeletal remains found by hunters in Okla. could belong to Jamison family, missing since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | CBS News

    ... identification can take anywhere from days to years," spokeswoman Amy Elliott said in a statement. Then-Latimer County Sheriff Israel Beauchamp told The Associated Press in 2009 that a landowner in the Red Oak area last saw the family on Oct. 8. A ...

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  17. Deer hunter may have broken mystery of missing Oklahoma familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | New York Daily News

    An undated file photo provided by the Latimer County Sheriff's Office shows Bobby Dale Jamison and his wife Sherilyn.

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  18. Found remains may be those of missing Oklahoma familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2013 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... SAYS THEY WERE LOOKING TO MOVE TO THE MOUNTAINS. IN EARLY OCTOBER OF 2009. THE MADE THEY HOUR- LONG DRIVE TO LATIMER COUNTY TO LOOK FOR PROPERTY AND WERE NEVER SEEN AGAIN. PKG: 7:23:14 it's been so hard being able to sleep at night 7:23:19 FOR THE ...

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  19. Are found remains those of long lost Oklahoma family?Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... IT WILL LIKELY TAKE DENTAL RECORDS AND DNA TESTS TO CONFIRM THE REMAINS ARE THOSE OF THE JAMISON FAMILY. IN LATIMER COUNTY KP KOCO 5 NEWS. THE REMAINS ARE NOW AT THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE. IT WILL BE UP TO THE M.E. TO DETERMINE A CAUSE OF DEATH.

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  20. Mother of missing man speaks after skeletal remains discoveredRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... IT WILL LIKELY TAKE DENTAL RECORDS AND DNA TESTS TO CONFIRM THE REMAINS ARE THOSE OF THE JAMISON FAMILY. IN LATIMER COUNTY KP KOCO 5 NEWS. COMING UP AT SIX--- O-S-B-I AND BOBBY'S MOM EXPLAIN WHY THEY THINK SOMEONE ELSE MAY HAVE CAUSE THE DEATHS OF ...

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