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Susan (Cantrell) Stewart

October 14, 2011

Susan (Cantrell) Stewart, 70, of Stigler died Wednesday,
Oct. 12, 2011. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 18, at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, under the
direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

Accident results in charges for two women

October 14, 2011

Two women who were
injured in a single vehicle
accident near Lake Carl
Albert on State Highway
82 were formally charged
by the LeFlore County
District Attorney’s Office
Wednesday after it was
determined that the driver
was allegedly under the
influence of alcohol.
According to the affidavit
filed by Trooper Tim
Baker, he arrived at the
scene of the accident to
find a red Ford car that
had ran off the roadway
and rolled over.
According to a witness,
the car had been traveling
southbound and suddenly
ran off the west side of the
road then overcorrected

CASC scholars take helping others to heart

October 14, 2011

Don’t you just love to
see what begins as the little
idea that could take on a
life of its own? For a group
of Carl Albert State College
students a project they
started last year has done
just that and became an
annual event.
Next Tuesday from 10
a.m. until 1 p.m., the CASC
scholars will host the
Second Annual CASC
Harvest Carnival. The carnival
is designed for special
education students in grades
three through eight from
LeFlore County. It’s a day
when students of the college
hope to provide these
special students with a day
that is all about them with

Oktoberfest fun

October 14, 2011

Organizers of the first annual Oktoberfest sponsored by Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church in Poteau say that the event, which was held last Saturday, was a
huge success and drew a large crowd. They hope the event will continue to grow

Heavener, Talihina look to return to winning ways as they meet in District 2A-6 contest tonight

October 14, 2011

The Heavener Wolves and the Talihina Golden Tigers are both looking to return to the win column, although only one will as they face each other at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Doc Robinson Stadium.
The Wolves (1-5, 0-3 in district play) lost their third straight game, losing 20-7 to the Wilburton Diggers at Harvey Stadium.

Arkoma welcomes Midway for big District C-4 showdown tonight

October 14, 2011

The Arkoma Mustangs football team is in the driver's seat in District C-4, but the road is about ready to be lined with some speed bumps.
“There's still three teams there — Midway, Webbers Falls and us — who are still undefeated in the district,” Arkoma Coach Mark Weatherton said. “We'll be playing among us for the next couple of weeks. It's a big game for us. I think if we win this one, we'll have a good chance to host a playoff game. It ought to be a great football game with a large crowd — for a Class C game.”

Spiro Bulldogs have shot at undefeated Seminole tonight

October 14, 2011

With a two-game winning streak under their belts, the Spiro Bulldogs will try to do something no one has this season — knock off the Seminole Chieftains at 7:30 p.m. tonight at McClain Stadium.
“They're undefeated, big and sound,” Spiro Coach Chris Bunch said. “They don't make mistakes. They're well coached. They do everything right. They don't make mistakes. Right now, they're the ideal team to have.”
The Bulldogs (3-3, 2-1 in District 3A-8) are in a three-way tie for second place in the district with Stigler and Eufaula, one game behind the Chieftains (6-0, 3-0).

Panama goes for upset win over No. 4 Vian

October 14, 2011

For the past six weeks, Class 2A's fourth-ranked Vian Wolverines have handled the opposition. For Week 7, the opposition will be the Panama Razorbacks at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Vian.
The Razorbacks (0-6, 0-3 in District 2A-6) will look to end their 16-game losing streak in tonight's game against the Wolverines (6-0, 2-0). First-year Coach Brandon Ellis said his team is going to do nothing any different than in the previous six weeks.

Pocola Indians look to continue momentum tonight into Hartshorne

October 14, 2011

POCOLA — The Pocola Indians ended their two-game losing streak in dramatic fashion last Friday night at John Carter Field with a thrilling 34-33 upset win over the Talihina Golden Tigers.

Pocola 'pinked-out' Talihina last week at home; assistant coach writes touching story about game's atmosphere

October 14, 2011

For those who attended last Friday night's District 2A-6 game at John Carter Field between the homestanding Pocola Indians and the visiting Talihina Golden Tigers, they saw a pretty exciting game — won by Pocola 34-33.
But those fans in attendance, they got to notice something different, not truly related to the game. John Carter Field's football stripes were painted pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month — in fact, the “G” at the north end zone's goal line is still pink, albeit a faded pink.

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