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Archive - Dec 2011


December 8th

Former Poteau football player to play in 2012 all-star game

December 8, 2011

JuniorRank is very proud to announce Bobby Joe Mendoza, an eighth-grade student at Highland Rim Middle School in Fayetteville Tenn., will be participating in our 2012 Junior Academic All-American Game, presented by Russell Athletic, on Jan. 2, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz.

Wayne Cobb's name to go on Murray State court

December 8, 2011

ADA — Legendary East Central University men’s head basketball coach Wayne Cobb will have another floor named after him.
Cobb’s signature is prominently displayed on the basketball playing surface of the Kerr Activities Center on the ECU campus.
On Saturday, his name will go on the court at Beames Fieldhouse at Murray State College in Tishomingo, where he coached for nine seasons before coming to ECU in 1978.
“Coaching at Murray State was an enjoyable experience. It gave me the opportunity to get my foot in the door in college coaching. I really enjoyed my time in Tishomingo,” said Cobb.

Sports Briefs

December 8, 2011

The Poteau Tip-In Club will have a tailgate party before Tuesday's Poteau High School basketball teams' home openers against Spiro at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The tailgate party will have hamburger baskets for $5, sponsored by Bud’s Country Junction, JoB Construction Company, Inc. and The Community State Bank.
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The Oklahoma State University 2011 Christmas Baseball Camps will be this month at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.

The deer win the battle in the Midgley gun season

December 8, 2011

First of all, I want to wish happy birthdays to my mom, Elaine Midgley, and sister, Janice Couch, who both had birthdays within the last week or so. Happy birthday ladies — I love you both!
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My good buddy, Wister Baseball Coach John McAlester, took his son, Gunner, on a hunt this last weekend near Wilburton. Gunner got a shot at a five-point buck, and he made the most of the opportunity shooting the buck right behind the front shoulder and dropping it within a few yards.

Jerry's Deer

December 8, 2011

December 7th

Stacey Wright

December 7, 2011

Stacey Wright, 45, of Muse died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Muse Baptist Church with Carrol Fitzgerald and Mark Cook officiating. Burial will be in Muse Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

Willie Claud Willis

December 7, 2011

Willie Claud Willis, 85, of Red Oak died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Muskogee. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at United Freewill Baptist Church in Red Oak with Rev. Eugene Christenberry officiating. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.

Roger Ed Rorie

December 7, 2011

Roger Ed Rorie, 54, of Shady Point died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, in Shady Point. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Panama, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

Berniece Medlock

December 7, 2011

Berniece Medlock, 75, died Dec. 6, 2011, at her daughter’s home in Talihina. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Whitesboro Assembly of God with burial at Whitesoro Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

Neville Monroe Brehm

December 7, 2011

Neville Monroe Brehm, 91, formerly of Poteau, passed away peacefully in his home in Tulsa on Dec. 5, 2011. He was born in Poteau, on April 4, 1920, to Homer and Jeannette (Hamilton) Brehm. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mary Marjorie Brehm, and his daughter, Beverly Ann Hesser, of Poteau.


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