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Jerry Allen Patton

November 18, 2011

Jerry Allen Patton, 67, of Poteau died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Jerry was born July 15, 1944, in Lequire to James Wiley and Myrtle Pauline (Nelson) Patton. Jerry was retired from Rheem and was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Vietnam. He was a member of the Poteau Masonic Lodge, 32nd Degree Mason. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Earl Patton, and stepdaughter, Trisha.

Commissioners to meet Monday

November 18, 2011

A Pocola man has asked to speak before the LeFlore County Commissioners on Monday regarding allegations that a former county employee was committing crimes while he was at work. Monti Richison is on the agenda to speak to the commissioners but it has not been said who the former employee is.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


NOVEMBER 18, 2011

Poteau Wrestling Club members win titles, place in own tournament; Talihina Wrestling Club athlete crowned champion

November 18, 2011

Several Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members either won or placed in their respective divisions at Saturday's Poteau Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
In fact, one weight class was a clean sweep for Poteau as at 100 pounds in Division IV, Ross Johnson was the champion, Rae Hendrix was runner-up, Hannah Million was third and Timothy Rankins was fourth.

University of the Ozarks JV shock Carl Albert Vikings

November 18, 2011

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — Two 3-point baskets by the University of the Ozarks junior varsity gave the home team an eight-point lead with 1:28 remaining in the game, which proved to be the difference in a 78-75 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings Wednesday night.
The Vikings will open conference play at 8 p.m. Monday against Western Oklahoma State College at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The game will follow the Lady Vikings' conference opener at 6 p.m. against the Lady Pioneers.

Sports Briefs

November 18, 2011

There will be a basketball tournament for grades three through six today 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.

Poteau Spirit (Center) in Bartlesville

November 18, 2011

Cameron Special Olympics Team wins hoop event in Catoosa

November 18, 2011

CATOOSA — The Cameron Special Olympics Basketball Team won the Area Basketball Games event on Saturday by beating Jenks twice.
The coaches were very proud of the team, and the athletes played with a lot of heart — and left all their fans happy.
The Yellowjackets will compete in the State Basketball Games Jan. 14, 2012, in Norman with the hopes of bringing home the first-ever gold medal to LeFlore County.
The day before, Jan. 13, 2012, the ’Jackets will compete in the State Singles Bowling Competition, also in Norman.

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