Archive - Nov 16, 2011
After more the five years in the making the dream of bringing a state-of-the-art events center to Poteau will finally become a reality on Thursday. At least officially anyway.
Construction on the $8.1 million multi-purpose facility was completed in August and the center has already hosted numerous events as officials with the city of Poteau put the finishing touches on the building.
The public is invited to attend the event which will include tours of the building and all the aminities inside.
ACTION OF THE BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
The Board of County Commissioners, LeFlore County, State of Oklahoma, met in a Regular Business
Meeting on November 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. with Chairman Lance Smith presiding. Also present were Vice-Chairman Derwin Gist, Member Cebern Scott, County Clerk Kelli Ford and Assistant District Attorney Marion Fry.
The following action was taken by the board:
(1.) Chairman Lance Smith called meeting to order.
(2.) Motion was made by Lance Smith and seconded by Derwin Gist to approve the minutes of
Timothy Doyle Brown, 55, of Cameron died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Cameron. Services are pending under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Lonnie E. Thurmon, 81, of Cameron died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Lonnie was born June 1, 1930, in Cameron to Joe and Martha G. (Wolliver) Thurmon. He was a mechanic.
Survivors include his four stepdaughters; two nieces, Betty Jo Shelby and Catherine Charlton; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and former wife, Sue Cole.
Services are pending.
â€śGone but not forgotten.â€ť
Online messages may be left at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Iva Poor, 92, of Wister died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 in Poteau. Iva was born Feb. 28, 1919 in Wright City to Joseph Newton and Josephine (Douglas) Lloyd. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church at Summerfield. Iva was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roscoe Poor; son, Leodis Poor; sisters, Reneer Saulters, Dolly West, Robie Kinsworthy; brothers, Paul Lloyd, Utah Lloyd, Walter Lloyd.
Thomas Edward Morrison, 68, of Spiro died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Thomas was born Oct. 16, 1943, in Hontubby to Arthur and Elizabeth (Helton) Morrison. He was a truck driver. Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he served in Vietnam. He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a basketball tournament for grades three through six Friday and Saturday at the Spiro Gym.
The entry fee is $125 per team with a three-game guarantee.
For additional information or to enter, call (479) 651-8353.
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The Boys and Girls Club of LeFlore County will have a basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades three through six Dec. 3-4 at the Pansy Kidd Middle School Gym.