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Search Continues for Missing Elderly Oklahoma Woman
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -- Authorities and family members are still searching for a 74-year-old Pocola, Okla., woman who has been missing since last week.
Ruby Poole of Le Flore County was last seen around 11 p.m. on Oct. 17. She lives near the Arkansas border and wandered off from a relative's home
Poole suffers from dementia and is without her medication.
Pocola Police Chief Steve Howard says about 100 volunteers have searched the area on foot, along with helicopters, search dogs and all-terrain vehicles. In addition to Pocola police, departments involved include the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the FBI and several other agencies.
Howard says he's had reports of people seeing Poole, including three that he believes are sound.
Posted: Friday, October 26 2012, 07:12 AM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Okla. highways reopened after Moore tornado
May 21, 2013 04:22 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma highway officials say Interstate 35 in Moore has reopened in both directions.
But the Transportation Department said late Monday that travel in the Moore area was still discouraged.
The agency said first responders, utility crews and others performing official duties are working in the area and need clear lanes of travel.
The department says no other highways are closed due to the storms.
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