Headstones damagedMore than 100 headstones were damaged in cemeteries in northwest Oklahoma over the weekend, authorities said. Ames Cemetery Association President Craig Bymaster said 75 to 78 stones were tipped over and others were damaged at the Ames Cemetery. Garfield County Undersheriff Jerry Niles said 48 headstones were vandalized at the Del Norte Cemetery south of Drummond. Police are investigating damage to six headstones at Waukomis Cemetery. ASSOCIATED PRESS BARTLESVILLE
Driver gets prison termWilliam Burton Livingston III, 33, of Bartlesville, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for running over a bicyclist and leaving the scene, Washington County officials said. He pleaded no contest in November to first-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident in the death of Joseph Purrington, 21, of Bartlesville. Police said alcohol was a factor. SHEILA STOGSDILL, state CORRESPONDENT ARDMORE
Men sought in deathArdmore police are looking for at least four men believed involved in a home invasion Monday during which a man was shot to death. Investigators found the body of Eric Knight, 36, in a duplex, police Sgt. Eric Hamblin said. Three men and a woman in the home escaped unharmed, he said. JOHNNY JOHNSON, STAFF WRITER Oklahoma City
Student wins NASA awardPhil Gainer, an Oklahoma City Community College student, won a scholarship to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston as one of 76 community college students designing robotic explorers. From STAFF REPORTS
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