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  1. Rescue Shelter Taking Care Of Murdered Craig County Woman's PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Rescue Shelter Taking Care Of Murdered Craig County Woman's Pets - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com Because Bennett lived in the country, animals would often times be dumped near her property. Her daughter said Velma never turned a stray away.

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  2. Family: Craig County Woman's Good Deed Led To DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Bennett's badly beaten body. "So we hurried down here and she was already on the ground. And I shook her and I said, 'Velma! Velma!' and then I saw, I thought she was already gone," neighbor Tooter Blevins said. Her daughter and son-in-law made it ...

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  3. Jean Camp ServaasRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Indianapolis Star

    Jean was born in Velma, Oklahoma on July 24, 1923 to Herbert and Lovie Mae Camp.

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  4. OSU Medical School Offers High School Students Chance To Be 'So Much More'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... ago just graduated from his own high school class of '22. Wondering if he dare dream that there might be a way from Velma, Oklahoma, to medical school. "Just having the general interest of figuring out is this the right path for me and being able to ...

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  5. Heavy rains close area roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KSWO

    ... In Stephens County, commissioners are in the process of closing several smaller roads, Old Highway 7, east of Velma, a one-mile stretch is closed. State Highway 53 east of Loco is impassable, and Pinto Road, four miles south of Highway 7 is also ...

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  6. Velma firefighters to serve 11th annual Bar-B-Que DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | KSWO

    VELMA, Okla._The Velma Volunteer Fire Department is serving up some delicious food at the 11th annual Bar-B-Que Dinner. The barbeque dinner is Sunday, June 14, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Chuckwagon in Velma.

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  7. Ray PershallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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  8. Two die as a result of separate highway wrecks in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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