Claudine Radanovich, 90

Born February 7, 1928

Died April 17, 2018

Loyd T. Young, 86

Born June 28, 1931

Died April 16, 2018

Michael O. Foster, 65

Born July 24, 1952

Died April 16, 2018


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Thursday, April 19

Art Under the Oaks Competitive Art Show
Art Show and Sale
Geronimo: Life on the Reservation

Friday, April 20

Art Under the Oaks Competitive Art Show
Squeeze the Day to Stop Child Abuse
Oklahoma Movie Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Saturday, April 21

Art Under the Oaks Competitive Art Show
Take a Shot at Ending Abuse
Azalea Council of the Blind Annual Picnic
Tri-Highway Talent Showcase

Monday, July 3, 2017, 9:37 AM

Several injuries and one death were caused by vehicle incidents over the weekend.

A Bartlesville man was hurt on Saturday after his motorcycle collided head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe in Adair County, west of Westville. James Scherman, 66, was driving an AM Roadster eastbound on Chewey Road. Ollie Langston, 68, of Wagoner was driving his Tahoe eastbound. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Sherman drifted over the center line and struck the Tahoe. Langston was not injured, but Sherman was transported to the hospital with head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

Yesterday, a Stilwell woman was killed when her 2013 Dodge Charger hit a tree, the patrol reported. Briana Scraper, 24, Was southbound on US 59 south of Westville in fog when her car left the roadway to the left, struck a tree and careened down a 30-foot embankment, where it came to rest, the patrol reported. She was pronounced dead at the scene from internal and external injuries.

Also yesterday, a Kinta woman was hurt when she flipped her 1995 Toyota Celica just outside Kinta. Candace Yandell, 29, was westbound on State Highway 2 when she lost control for unknown reasons and the vehicle ran off the roadway, striking an embankment, rolling once and ejecting her, the patrol reported. She was transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa with head, arm, leg and internal injuries. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

Finally, a boat explosion on Lake Tenkiller hurt an Arkansas man and a juvenile. Greg J. Bieker, 34, of Barling, Arkansas was trying to start his 1998 Tahoe Navigator at the Chicken Creek Park boat ramp when the engine compartment sparked and exploded, according to the patrol. Bieker suffered burn injuries to his back and leg and a juvenile passenger was burned on his hand and leg.