Archive - Dec 16, 2011
Russell Plummer, 67, of Spiro died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Mallory-Martin Chapel under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
State Highway 59S is currently closed to all but small passenger vehicles. A semi, which was transporting a wide load, has the roadway blocked after the load shifted.
A partial lane remains open as Law Enforcement and work crews wait for a crane to arrive from Tulsa to replace the load onto the trailer.
According to witnesses, small cars and trucks can pass through the partially obstructed lane but semi tractor trailers are blocked from traveling through the narrow lane.
WILBURTON â€” The Howe High School basketball teams each posted wins to begin the first-ever Wilburton Tournament on Thursday at the new Wilburton High School Gym.
The Lady Lions handled the Poteau Lady Pirates freshmen 70-16, while the Lions led from start to finish to down the Red Oak Eagles 53-41 to snap Red Oak's six-game winning streak.
BOKOSHE â€” The Arkoma Mustangs got their first victory of the 2011-12 season as they defeated the Bokoshe Tigers 76-33 Tuesday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
Contrary to many swine epidermis prognosticators, I have a strange way of predicting scores. I have a unique way of reading the corns and bunions on my feet, and here's what my feet say with this year's bowl games â€” and I did not make up some of this year's bowl game names, really!
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl â€” This was formerly the Humanitarian Bowl on the blue turf at Boise State University. It's Utah State vs. Ohio. I think the Mid-American Conference will prevail as the Bobcats beat the Aggies.
You've heard the famous Christmas song, â€śGrandma Got Run Over by Reindeer.â€ť Well, I was singing a different version on Wednesday night â€” â€śI Got Run Over by a Minivan.â€ť
I went to Walmart Wednesday night because my wife, Jenny â€” a.k.a., â€śPrincessâ€ť â€” needed a few things.
We pulled up into the parking lot. It just started to rain. I was in Walmart for about an hour shopping and visiting with an ol' friends Bobby Heavener, Roger Mattox and Kathy Dalton.