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  1. Woman Pleads for Return of Her Baby's Ashes Stolen From Moving TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... that we move forward separately. We are real people... A 27-year-old Tulsa man is dead after drowning in a Holdenville City Lake.Marcus Watkins of Tulsa was swimming with a group in front of their boat. Officials say when the boat started drifting ...


  2. Tulsa man drowns in Holdenville City LakeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... ) that 27-year-old Marcus Watkins drowned Saturday while swimming in the lake. The newspaper says a 56-year-old Holdenville man jumped from a boat into the lake to try to help Watkins, but became tired and eventually swam to shore where began to ...


  3. Josh and Anna Duggar welcome daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NWAonline

    ... Grace Duggar! 7lbs 14 ozs, 20-1/2in -- Anna and Meredith are resting & doing well! HOLDENVILLE, Okla. - A Tulsa man has drowned and a Holdenville man was injured trying to rescue him at Holdenville City Lake. Read>> NEW ...


  4. Tulsa man drowns in Oklahoma lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Arkansas Online

    HOLDENVILLE, Okla. - A Tulsa man has drowned and a Holdenville man was injured trying to rescue him at Holdenville City Lake.


  5. 27-year-old Tulsa man drowns in a Holdenville City lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    50-year-old Kathleen Gamske who was on the boat, tried to start the engine to help Watkins, but the ski rope got tangled in the propeller, stopping the engine. Watkins was recovered by the City of Holdenville Lake Department and CPR was performed while he was being transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.


  6. Second Tulsa Man Drowns Over WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Scenic Rivers. In addition, it is the second Tulsa man to drown this weekend. A 27-year-old man drowned in Holdenville Lake on Saturday. 7/18/2015 Related Story: Tulsa Man Drowns After Rescue Attempts Go Wrong, OHP Says Oklahoma's Own is ...


  7. Tulsa man drowns after failed rescue attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A Tulsa man was a drowning victim at Holdenville City Lake on Saturday. Oklahoma Highway Patrol say Marcus Watkins was swimming in front of a pontoon with other people, but he didn't know how to swim and his personal flotation device was defective.


  8. Tulsa man dies after Holdenville lake incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 |

    A Tulsa man went underwater at a Holdenville lake Saturday afternoon and died after he was taken to a nearby hospital, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. About 3:20 p.m., Marcus Watkins, 27, of Tulsa, was swimming in a lake about 4 miles from Holdenville.


  9. Hatcheries provide millions of fish each yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 |

    The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's four fish hatcheries in Medicine Park, Byron, Durant and Holdenville produce between 14 million and 16 million fish each year for Oklahoma's lakes, rivers and ponds. Among the species regularly raised in the hatcheries are largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish, saugeye, sauger, striped bass, striped bass hybrid and walleye.


  10. Tulsa Man Drowns After Rescue Attempts Go Wrong, OHP SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The body of a 27-year-old Tulsa man was recovered after a drowning in Holdenville City Lake on Saturday afternoon, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says. According to an OHP report, the man did not know how to swim and was wearing a personal floatation device, but it was defective.


  11. Texoma experiencing tinted water due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... into the area. "It is more than just us having this issue. It's my understanding from what I've been told that Holdenville is dealing with it. Antlers had been dealing with it," Clinton said Officials in all three counties say they are working to ...


  12. Despite stormy weather, musicians play on at Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 |

    ... "That's fine. I don't really want to be electrocuted today," said Lee, who was born and raised in nearby Holdenville and is playing the festival for the fifth year, with a laugh. "It was fun, though. It's like 'play through the rain, why not?'" It ...


  13. Heavy rains bring more flooding risks in Oklahoma WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 |

    At 6 a.m. the weather service office in Norman reported flooding risks Wednesday morning between Marietta and Ardmore and from Ada to Holdenville. Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7 a.m, then a chance of showers between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy with a high near 79. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south, southwest in the afternoon.


  14. Oklahoma man remembers wife's life by maintaining sobrietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    ... through gritted teeth, his father over and over telling him he was no good. His father grew up hard, leaving Holdenville at 12 to see if he could make it in the world. He jumped onto a train with another 12-year-old, and they headed to California. A ...


  15. McCloy family keeps rodeo in stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    Sean Steffen / Amarillo Globe-News Stock contractor Allen McCloy of McCloy Rodeo poses for a portrait before the 74th annual Will Rogers Range Riders Rodeo Thursday, July 2, 2015. Jeremy Shed, of Holdenville, Okla.


  16. 12-year-old Oklahoma boy severely burned in freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... get that smell out of his nose and stuff." Lane was rushed from where the accident happened to a hospital in Holdenville. From there, he was rushed to an Oklahoma City hospital, and then flown to a burn unit in Galveston, Texas. Lane is doing well, ...


  17. Dorothy Jean FlahertyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... and she was an avid book reader. She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Shanna Pierce (Terry) of Holdenville, Okla., Wynona Davis (Scot) of Conway and Christine Hendex of Conway; a son, Clayton R. Flaherty of Topeka, Kan.; two sisters, ...


  18. James "Jim" Dale BlasingameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    James "Jim" Dale Blasingame, of Fairmont, W.Va., passed peacefully on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian after complications from a fall at age 61. He is survived by his dedicated wife of 36 years, Sandy; as well as son, Drew Blasingame; son, Ben Blasingame; daughter, Heather Blasingame; sister-in-law, Peg Lowell; brother-in-law, Russ Lowell; and brothers, Don , Dave , and Lee . Jim was born on Jan. 16, 1954, in Holdenville, Okla., and spent much of his childhood there.


  19. Oklahoma officials investigate death of prisoner beaten with food trayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 |

    The Oklahoma Corrections Department has released findings on the deaths of two inmates - a violent felon who was bludgeoned to death with a food tray and a burglar found strangled to death in his bunk. Bryan K. Blackburn, 30, died April 12 at the Davis Correctional Facility in Holdenville.


  20. Boone Pickens talks politics and fracking at republican leadership conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    At the birthday lunch today, Boone told jokes and regaled the crowd with the story of his childhood in Holdenville, Oklahoma. My question to him about President Obama.


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