Monthly Archives: February 2013

Platform Crushes Oil Field Worker in Duncan, Oklahoma

An oil field worker in Duncan, Oklahoma was crushed by a platform at a Stephens County oil well site. Sheriff Wayne McKinney stated that a faulty cable or chain was likely to blame. The incident is going to be under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The victim, Mickey Pruitt, is in the… Read More

Head-on Collision Claims Two Lives on Kell

A collision on Kell claimed two lives last week. A 12-year-old girl was also critically injured in the head-on collision. This crash occurred Thursday night, shortly after 9:00 p.m. This tragic collision happened when Robert Eugene Kelley, of Waurkia, was driving the wrong way on Kell. Sadly, his car struck a Honda Civic head-on. Emergency… Read More

Collision on Kell and Lawrence Sends One to Hospital

Emergency responders were on the scene of a collision Monday afternoon at the intersection of Kell and Lawrence. The collision occurred when a driver in a Chrysler 300 ran a red light. The driver in the Chrysler struck a sports utility vehicle travelling westbound on Kell Access Road. This T-bone collision sent at least one… Read More

New Developments in Last November’s Hit and Run Case

Last November, we reported on a hit and run collision that left a local teenager partially paralyzed. The case involved a 26-year-old driver, Connard Lee Riddles III, who struck a motorcycle rider and left the scene. The victim, 17-year-old, Clay Sorrells sustained critical injuries to his face and brain. New developments have surfaced about the… Read More

No Change for Current Dog Chaining Ordinance

No change has been made to the current city ordinance on the chaining of animals. Under the current ordinance, animals can be chained up for no more than three hours each day. In addition, they cannot be chained up between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. Due to the mixed reaction of city… Read More