Area News

City of Okemah promotes Vicky Landers to position of Community Planner

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter Changes continue to ebb and flow within Okemahʼs municipal governing body as the city grows and develops methods to stay relevant and progress during what can sometimes seem to be tumultuous times in this 21st century. One of those changes came in the form of a promotional position upgrade…

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Embezzlement charge filed on Okemah Little League administrator

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter A felony embezzlement charge has been filed in the Okfuskee County District Court, alleging an Okemah man took money collected as donations for the Okemah Little League Association.  Robert William Vansant, Jr., 36, who is usually called ‘Robbie,’ is listed as the Okemah Little League administrator on the association’s…

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Paden man accused of rape, sodomy, burglary after woman goes to police

By Joshua Allen ONL Staff Reporter A man faces three felony charges, recently filed in the Okfuskee District Court, after a woman went to police and reported she had been sexually assaulted at her residence in Paden, according to court documents. Jermell Bacy, 31, of Paden, now faces charges of rape by instrumentation, oral sodomy…

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