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Heavener visits Spiro for final scrimmage for both tonight

August 26, 2011

In 2012 and 2013, when the Heavener Wolves and the Spiro Bulldogs meet on the gridiron, it will be a District 3A-8 contest.
However, when they meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Spiro's McClain Stadium, it will only be the final preseason scrimmage for the upcoming 2011 season — which begins next week.

New Panama Razorbacks coach wants to see improvement continue in tonight's scrimmage against Warner Eagles

August 26, 2011

As long as First-Year Panama Razorbacks Football Coach Brandon Ellis keeps seeing his players improve, he'll be a happy camper. He will really be a happy camper if he sees that improvement happen in tonight's scrimmage against Warner at 6 p.m. at George Ollie Stadium.
“We've made our corrections from the mistakes we saw last week,” Ellis said. “The main focus this week is to learn from our mistakes and not see those mistakes this week. I'm anxious to see how well we pick up on that.”
Admission to tonight's scrimmage will be towels for the Hogs to use during this upcoming season.

National Champions

August 26, 2011

Pharmacist stops scam

August 26, 2011

A narcotics scam went
south after a local pharmacist
found out that the man the
medications were prescribed
to was being treated at a
Norman hospital and wasn’t
receiving the medications.
Shannongail Diane
Rutledge, 59, of McCurtain,
was recently charged with
three counts of obtaining a
controlled dangerous substance
by forgery or fraud
and one count of obtaining
cash or merchandise by
bogus check after she used
an allegedly forged check to
pick up a prescription for a
man she claimed was her

Festival is good family fun

August 26, 2011

This year’s Kiamichi Outdoor
Sportsman’s Festival is September 9 and
The festival begins on Friday,
September 9 at 1 p.m. with a four man
scramble golf tournament at Choctaw
Country Club. Entry fee for the tournament
is $200 per team, and Poteau Main
Street is still looking for hole sponsors.
After the tournament, from 7 p.m. until 9
p.m. there will be live music and vendors
on Dewey Avenue in downtown Poteau.
The following day, September 10,
begins at “first safe light” with a bass
fishing tournament at Quarry Island on
Wister Lake. Buy-in is $40 per head and

Wildcat pride

August 26, 2011

ALL THAT BLING — The Wister Wildcats baseball team don their Class 2A State
Tournament championship rings they won last May. The players were awarded
their state rings in a ceremony Wednesday morning at the Wister High School


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