Archive - Jul 28, 2011
Joseâ Chavez, won $2,500 after he sunk a hole-in-one during the 46th Annual Spider Webb Invitational Golf Tournament at the Choctaw Country Club held Saturday, July 9-10. Chavez struck gold on Hole No. 2, sponsored by the Choctaw Country Club securing his prize right from the start. Mike Thomas, President of the Board of Directors at CCC, along with Pro-Shop Manager Francis Walston presented Chavez with a check after the two-day, 36 hole, best ball tournament was complete.
Walter Charles âCottonâ Carmack, 84,
of Poteau died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, in
Cotton was born in Poteau on Oct. 30,
1926, to Rube M. and Bertha (McClure)
Carmack. He was a veteran of the U.S.
Navy, serving as a SeaBee in World War II.
He was a retired teacher and also retired
from the state working as a health inspector
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poteau.
Cotton was preceded in death by his wife, Aldean
Carmack and brother, Ed Gene Carmack.
Survivors include his daughters, Kay Carmack of
Poteau and Sharon Lea Carmack of Vian; son and daughter-
Geraldyne Hammons, 84, of Wister
died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, in Wister.
Geraldyne was born in Wister on Oct. 15,
1926, to Joe Willis and Carrie (Estes)
Baldwin. She was a homemaker and a
member of Wister First United Methodist
Church. She was preceded in death by her
parents, husband Bill, and infant son
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law,
Kathy and David Robertson and Karen and Steve Glinski
of Poteau; son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Donna
Hammons of Wister: six grandchildren, Jolene, D.P., Bud,
Byrl Skinner, 78, of
Spiro died Tuesday, July
26, 2011. Services will be
held at 10 a.m., Saturday,
July 30, at the Mallory-
Martin Chapel in Spiro.
Arrangements are under
direction of Mallory-Martin
Funeral Home, Spiro.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. â In a pair of games completely opposite of each other, the Oklahoma Elite softball team was able to win both ways to open action in the 2011 World Series Tuesday morning at Blue Valley Sports Complex.
The Elite handled Lees Summit, Mo., 9-1 in a five-inning, run-rule game, but had to rally from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Minnesota Chill 4-2 to go 2-0 so far in pool-play action.
The Elite played its third game of pool play Wednesday afternoon against the Wichita (Kan.) Impact at Mid-America Sports Complex.
Two LeFlore County basketball players will get one last chance to compete in a high-school atmosphere setting tonight.
Talihina's Taggart Lockhart and Jordan EagleRoad will represent the Golden Tigers and the county in the 2011 Oklahoma Coaches Association Small School Boys Basketball Game at 7 p.m. tonight at the Oral Roberts University Mabee Center.
2011 Competitive Church League
As of July 26
Team W L
Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship 9 0
Thessalonian Baptist Church 8 1
Heart O' Hills Church 6 3
Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship II 6 3
Double Branch Baptist Church 5 4
House of Hope Church 4 6
Immanuel Baptist Church 3 6
Poteau Church of Christ II 3 6
Bethel Baptist Church 2 7
Poteau First Assembly of God 2 7
Poteau Church of Christ 2 7
Hunters can log on to wildlifedepartment.com Website to view the newest version of the âOklahoma Hunting Guide,â which provides regulations for the 2011-12 hunting seasons.
This year, the guide is a 62-page full-color magazine style book. It features a wide range of hunting-related articles and other helpful information, such as sunrise/sunset tables, game meat processors, game warden listings and detailed information on the stateâs wildlife management areas.