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hs, about $2 mil

then traveled another 30 feet striking


searching had previously driven
een put into the they believed Callie would have
the bridge embankment. The SUV
the road but did not see the SUV or
driven. The Civil Air Patrol also
o keep it operat
Latimer County News-Tribune 12/31/2015any damage to the bridge or guard
then went airborne for 60 feet land
flew
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area
looking
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ing on its top in the water.


rail
because
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Callie.
w, we may not
money to make Feb. 5, 2015
later. Baldwin
assure the pub
one of the board
want to close the
He hinted the
el might be re
number of beds
More than 100 people
cut expenses. He gathered in Wilburton on
ll rural hospitals Thursday to celebrate the
e country are ex launch of Eastern Oklaho
financial prob ma State Colleges KWLB
e having to close. 93.1 FM and AT&Ts 4G
LTE service to the area.
The Flip the Switch
event recognized the part
nership between Eastern
and AT&T Oklahoma to
make the project possible.
AT&T is proud to offer
4G LTE in Wilburton and
to partner with Eastern
nd he agreed to Oklahoma State College
at the EZ-Mart to launch KWLB radio,
st side of Talihi- said Steve Hahn, president Representatives from Eastern, AT&T and the City of Wilburton spoke during the
r and the female of AT&T Oklahoma. This Flip the Switch celebration on Thursday. Pictured are (left to right) Kristen
Tiirner, professor of Mass Communication; Doug Sims, general manager of Moun
o meet the depu
collaboration will serve
ntiac. The deputy the community for years taineer Radio KWLB 93.1 FM; Wilburton Mayor Stephen Brinlee; Steve Hahn,
president of AT&T Oklahoma; Jason Winborn, area manager for AT&T Okla
mell of marijuana to come.
homa; and Eastern President Dr. Stephen E. Smith.
r and searched
Eastern President Dr.
e. He allegedly Stephen E. Smith said Colleges KWLB 93.1 FM lege. Thats huge, Smith tion features a Best Mix
smoking device the
partnership
began and AT&Ts 4G LTE ser said. We now have a of music programming,
h. residue, four when AT&T was seeking vice to the area.
long-term agreement in including Top 40, pop,
d pills, a snort a location to place a new
The Flip the Switch place to offer both servic adult contemporary, light
al pieces of drug tower in order to bring event recognized the part es to the community for classic rock and todays
alia, a spent .357 the 4G LTE service to the nership between Eastern many years. Were very cross-over country music.
asing and a .357 area, while Eastern was in and AT&T Oklahoma to appreciative of AT&T
Wilburton High School
Colt Python re
and we cant thank them graduate and Eastern
search of a tower to place make the project possible.
AT&T is proud to offer enough.
its terrestrial radio equip
alumnus Kyle Williams |
s deputies and ment for the new station
4G LTE in Wilburton and
Wilburton Mayor Ste provided entertainment !
rviewed Hooper
This project came to to partner with Eastern phen Brinlee also spoke during the event with live
male. Hopper al
gether at the right time. Oklahoma State College about the impact on the lo music. A professional
dmitted to going AT&T built a 350-foot to launch KWLB radio, cal community.
singer and songwriter, ;
ms house to rob tower on our campus and said Steve Hahn, president
What a great oppor Williams sang two songs
m. He allegedly is gifting it back to the col of AT&T Oklahoma. This tunity this is, not only for while playing the guitar.
red six or seven lege. Thats huge, Smith collaboration will serve this campus, but also from
Eastern students in the S
e victim through said. We now have a the community for years
Communication
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a community standpoint, Mass
ws of his house. long-term agreement in to come.
Brinlee said. With this program were also on ?
was booked into place to offer both servic
Eastern President Dr. radio station, our local hand to talk about their ;
er County Jail es to the community for Stephen E. Smith said business and the college involvement with the }
5 a.m. on Febru many years. Were very the
partnership
began can showcase themselves radio station. Students \
5.
appreciative of AT&T when AT&T was seeking and were going to be able serve as interns and on- j
faces charges of and we cant thank them a location to place a new to tell more people about air personalities, produc- ^
ault and battery enough.
tower in order to bring who we are and what we ing news and weather ;
dly weapon, fel
Wilburton Mayor Ste the 4G LTE service to the have to offer.
reports, public service *
ession of meth. phen Brinlee also spoke area, while Eastern was in
The 25,000 watt radio announcements and other *:
meanor posses
about the impact on the lo search of a tower to place station is reaching listen programming. They will
rug parapherna
cal community.
its terrestrial radio equip ers in Red Oak, Wilburton, also have the opportunity
er did not have
What
a
great ment for the new station
Hartshome and McAles to select music, produce
y present at his op
More
than
100
This project came to ter, as well as some areas their own show, help with
urt appearance people gathered in Wil gether at the right time.
to the north and south of live remotes and provide
dge Bill Welch burton on Thursday to AT&T built a 350-foot those communities in
play-by-play and color
ary 18, 2015, celebrate the launch of tower on our campus and
cluding Eufaula, Checo- commentary during sports
entered a not Eastern Oklahoma State
is gifting it back to the col
tah and Warner. The sta
broadcasts.
a. His bond was
50,000. His next
arance is set for
015.
assault and bat
January 13, 2016 3:52
pm /
ork
a deadly weapon
possible punish

Community gathers to celebrate the launch of Easterns


KWLB 93.1 FM and AT&Ts 4G LTE service

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