Naomi “Jeanie” Coffey age 81 of Miami, Okla. passed away at her home, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. She was born on Dec. 20, 1932 in Afton, Okla. the daughter of Orville & Lula Marie (Chainey) Meyers.
(This is the second part of News-Record reporter, Melinda Stotts', first person account of witnessing the execution of Gary Roland Welch, which took place Jan. 5., for the 1994 murder of Robert Dean Hardcastle in Miami.)
(This is PART ONE of a two part article on News-Record reporter Melinda Stotts' experience as a media witness at the Jan. 5 execution of Gary Roland Welch, convicted of murder in the 1994 death of Robert Dean Hardcastle in Miami.)
It’s no surprise that Lucy Mathia was recognized earlier this month as one of the state’s finest. Her experience, dedication and professionalism are noted strongly among the staff in the Ottawa County District Attorney’s office.
The local Red Cross kicked off its Heroes for the American Red Cross Campaign in Ottawa County.
Authorities have released the name of a man shot Saturday night after a confrontation with Miami officers.
Joseph Leonard McClendon of Miami died Monday, April 16, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami. He was 92.
Katherine Rebecca Chaney of Concord, Calif., died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at Concord Senior Lodge. She was 84.
JAY - A former Delaware County jailer addressed county commissioners Monday asking to be paid for accumulated compensation time.
JAY - School board officials, during a special meeting Tuesday, voted to accept the resignation of Superintendent David Schachle effective June 1, 2007.
JAY - A Delaware County jury seated in a misdemeanor case of bid splitting against a Grove official heard the statements of 11 witnesses Tuesday before the state rested its case and the defense attorney made a third attempt to have the case dismissed.
Miami's assistant police chief is retiring after 23 years with the department to take the chief investigator's position in District Attorney Eddie Wyant's office.
School starts Monday in Miami and of major importance to parents is their children's safety.
The Oklahoma Department of Health has tested 287 suspicious articles from throughout the state for the presence of anthrax and other biologic agents, none have shown evidence of contamination.
Journalists are supposed to be curious. Curiosity can sometimes "kill the cat," however. Sometimes I can drive myself crazy with a question before I find out the answer. One such silly subject came up recently: quiet zones.
A 37-year-old man who allegedly threatened to fire weapons in a Miami neighborhood died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound sometime Wednesday.