Archive - Oct 11, 2011
Jackson, 85, of Poteau
went to be with Jesus
on Saturday, Oct. 8,
2011 in Fort Smith,
Ark. Elouise was born
Aug. 14, 1926, in
Milard, Ark., to George
and Lizzie Hinson.
She was a homemaker and pastorâ€™s
wife. She was preceded in death by her
parents; husband, Bill Jackson; and all
her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by many nieces
and nephews who loved her very
much. She was a special aunt with a
great sense of humor.
Graveside services will be at 2
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Sallisaw
City Cemetery with the Rev. Jim
Eugene Baughman, 84, of Broken
Arrow died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 11, at Mallory-Martin Chapel
under the direction of Mallory-Martin
Funeral Home, Spiro.
Benny Cantrell, 79, of Buffalo
Valley died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at
Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Burial
will follow at Sardis Cemetery under
the direction of Talihina Funeral
Mary Arizona Persall Robinson,
76, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.
Services will held at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Mallory-
Martin Chapel under the direction of
Mallory-Martin Funeral Home,
Ralph L. â€śRoyâ€ť Dix, 92, of Spiro
died Saturday, Oct. 8. Services will be
held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at
Mallory-Martin Chapel under the
direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral
Edna Martha Smith, 89, of Pocola
died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in Fort
Smith, Ark. Services will be held at
11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at First
United Methodist Church in Pocola.
Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery
under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Ernie Lee Wooten, 97, of Spiro
died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. Services
will held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.
12, at Murry Spur Free Will Baptist
Church under the direction of Mallory-
Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Construction on the
Poteau skatepark is nearing
completion and plans
are in motion for the grand
opening celebration which
will include demonstrations
by professional skateboarders
from the Tony Hawk
Foundation and Bell
According to park officials
construction on the
Heavener skatepark is slated
to begin in about two
weeks as soon as the company
wraps up the finishing
touches on the Poteau
Foundation Director Lisa
Fabian said that donations
are still needed however to
bring the projects to completion.
The Nashoba Youth
The Community State
Bank is expanding with a
new branch location in
Construction on the new
branch facility has begun
at 405 Highway 271. This
new facility will have a
single commercial drive
through lane and two other
drive through lanes for
private banking. Also at
the new location will be
an automated teller
machine. Construction on
the new facility is slated
for completion in April of
The Community State
Bank purchased the First
State Bank of Wister in
June of 1999 and made
improvements to the existing
facility, however, a
fundamental lack of space
Panama players Taylor Eaves, center, hugs teammate Kendra Swindle after they
returned home from winning the Class 2A State Tournament
Saturday afternoon at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” There were many naysayers out in the Oklahoma high school softball world which doubted the Panama Lady Razorbacks would be the one team holding the Class 2A State Tournament championship trophy Saturday afternoon at Hall of Fame Stadium. But holding the trophy they were.
The Lady â€™Backs, behind the pitching of Taylor Eaves, blanked the Oktaha Lady Tigers 1-0 in the Class 2A State Tournament title game.