Archive - Jul 2011
An semi-tractor trailer loaded with live chickens overturned on the Cavanal Scenic Expressway at the overpass crossing highway 271 Thursday morning. The truck and a car collided and caused the cab to strike the shoulder barricade causing its load to shift and the trailer to turn onto its side, spilling its load across the highway. No one was injured in the accident and emergency crews and clean up crews were able to clear the accident scene quickly allowing traffic to resume.
PDN photo by Carrie Carberry
It's too hot to fish, too hot for golf and I hope it's too cold at home. My air conditioner runs all day long and barely keeps up. I can't believe it's been this hot for this long. Therefore, I don't have as much fishing information as I normally do.
Football is looming in the air â€” I can't wait. John Perry has got me coaching the third-grade Poteau Pirates Bandit League team, and we all went to a coaches meeting Wednesday night in Roland. It's going to be fun!
Investigators for the LeFlore County District Attorney's Office have spent the last two days searching for the remains of an infant they discovered was buried on the property of a husband and wife charged with child neglect following an investigatio into possible child abuse.
According to an application for exhumation filed by Assistant District Attorney Meg Nicholson on Tuesday, the remains of an infant born to a minor child of James Haskin, 61, and Lucinda Haskin, 39, of LeFlore County was buried on property belonging to the couple after an alleged still birth.
Gloria Jean Tucker, 53, of Pocola died
Monday, July 18, 2011, in Pocola.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July
23 at Southside Free Will Baptist Church
in Fort Smith, Ark. Burial will follow in
Macedonia Cemetery, Pocola.
Online messages may be left at at evan-
Arrangements under the direction of Evans and Miller
Funeral Home, Pocola.
Kenneth Anderson, 80, of Tuskahoma died Sunday,
July 17, 2011. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday,
July 22, in Tate Chapel. Burial will follow at the Cupco
Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Jean E. Steinhauser, 78, of Poteau died Sunday, July 17,
2011. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Dowden Funeral
Home Chapel in Heavener. Burial will follow at a later
date at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis.
Arrangements under the direction of Dowden Funeral
ELK CITY â€” The Poteau Rebels did it the hard way, but did it they did. After being bumped into the loser's bracket by the Spiro Muddawgs on July 13, the Rebels bounced back and ended up beating the â€™Dawgs twice by scores of 7-6 and 9-1 to win the OK Kids Coach-Pitch State Tournament Saturday night.
The Rebels (61-9) opened with a 9-2 win over the Shawnee Drillers on July 12.
2011 Competitive Church League
Team W L
Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship 6 0
Thessalonian Baptist Church 5 1
Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship II 4 1
House of Hope Church 4 2
Double Branch Baptist Church 3 3
Heart O' Hills Church 2 3
Bethel Baptist Church 2 3
Immanuel Baptist Church 2 3
Poteau Church of Christ II 1 4
Poteau First Assembly of God 1 5
Poteau Church of Christ 0 5
Itâ€™s time once again for the third annual Phil
Gardenhire PRCA Rodeo Oklahoma Star competition.
The Oklahoma Star Committee in conjunction with
the Phil Gardenhire PRCA Rodeo Committee is searching
for talented singers in the LeFlore County area to
compete for cash, prizes, and the title of Oklahoma
Contestants must be 16 years old or older to enter the