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Davis faces area foes on back-to-back nights

Good, local competition tested the Davis basketball teams last week with hard fought games on back-to-back nights Jan. 17-18. The Lady Wolves found traction offensively and put up two of their highest scoring games of year, with a win and loss. The Davis boys played solid basketball early in both games, then struggled to keep…

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Town Hall Meeting Monday to discuss proposed rate increase

Davis residents with questions regarding the proposed rate increase for water/sewer can attend at Town Hall meeting Monday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. Davis City Manger Andy Holland said that this meeting is informational and educational in its purpose only. Holland said that residents will be asked to share their desires and concerns with the…

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Sheriff’s office welcomes new K-9 partner

The Murray County Sheriff’s Office has new partner to help in the control of illegal narcotics in Murray County. Percero, a Belgian Malinois will be join K-9 handler Deputy Brandon Eddy. The Sheriff’s office added Percero to help fight the explosion of methamphetamine and other narcotics in the county. “When the citizens of Oklahoma voted…

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Davis bank president invests in disability and community services

A legacy of community service. It’s a way for life for Wes Hilliard who follows in the footsteps of his father, uncles and grandfathers on both sides. They were either preachers or politicians. Hilliard, who lives in Sulphur with wife Melissa and their three children, is community president at Simmons Bank in Davis. When he…

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Patricia June Byrd Cobb

Surrounded by her family and long-time caregivers, Patricia June Byrd Cobb passed on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, at the age of 91. She was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Ardmore to Elbert Wayne Byrd and Clara Holt Byrd and became elder sister to Elbert Wayne Byrd, II—whom, in an early demonstration of her presence, she…

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Carlton Dean Beesley

Carlton Dean Beesley, better known as Dean, was born Oct. 2, 1951, in Roff, to the late Carlton Leon and Margaret Alice (Baldwin) Beesley. He died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, in Ardmore, at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 18 days. Dean and the former Kathy Lynn Massingill were married on Feb. 19,…

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Charles Ray Eddington

Charles Ray Eddington 83, of Davis, Okla., passed away on Thursday Jan. 20, 2022, at the Duncan Regional Hospital in Duncan. He was born on June 19, 1938, in Cumberland, Okla., to the late Raymond Eddington and Gracie Lorene Luker Eddington. Charles was raised in Cumberland and graduated from Madill High School in 1956. He attended 2 years…

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Jewell Lorna (Combs) Coffey

Jewell Lorna (Combs) Coffey was born on Aug. 12, 1958, in Kingman, Kan. to Virgil and Lorna Combs. She departed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Davis, at the age of 63, following a two-year battle with ALS. Jewell married the love of her life, Jimmy “Bo” Coffey, on June 22, 1979.…

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Velma (Noland) Decker

Funeral services for , of Oklahoma City, will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, at Green Hill Cemetery in Davis, with Pastor Willard McCartney, Jr. officiating. Velma was born April 12, 1931, at Wynnewood View, to the late Walter Earl and Margaret (Hicks) Noland. She died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Oklahoma City,…

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Caren Louise Bates

Caren Louise Bates, a resident of Sulphur was born June 27, 1939, in Ellis, Kan. to Oswald and Elizabeth (Lashell)  Deutscher.  She died Jan. 21, 2022, in Sulphur at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 24 days. Bates grew up in Ellis. Kansas where she graduated from High School. She was a graduated of…

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