Archive - Aug 5, 2011
The LeFlore County
Sheriffâ€™s Department shut
down a major clandestine
Wednesday evening after
a six month investigation
came to an end.
Michael Chapell, 37,
and Clinton Dewayne
Greene, 46, both of Spiro,
were arrested on charges
of aggravated manufacturing
possession of stolen firearms,
possession of marijuana,
possession of video
surveillance equipment in
the commission of a felony,
possession of firearms
after former felony conviction
and possession of
According to Sheriff
Bruce Curnutt, his department
Patricia Ann Slate, 67, of Spiro died Thursday, Aug. 4,
2011. Memorial Services will be conducted at a later date
under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of
The Poteau Valley Improvement
Authority is asking residents to conserve
water following a record setting summer
of high temperatures and drought.
According to Don Goforth, PVIA
manager, the problem isnâ€™t with water
availability or the capacity of the water
treatment plant at Wister Lake. The problem
is with distribution.
â€śThere is plenty of water in Wister
Lake and the treatment plant has adequate
capacity. The problem is with distribution.
LeFlore County is just using
water faster than we can pump it,â€ť
Goforth said that if consumers donâ€™t
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 Chr. 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
Field No. 1
Battiest vs. Vian, 8 a.m.; Vian vs. Wister, 9:20 a.m.; Panama vs. Glenpool, 10:40 a.m.; Catoosa vs. Hilldale, noon; Hilldale vs. Konawa, 1:20 p.m.; Panama vs. Konawa, 2:40 p.m.; Panama vs. Davenport, 4 p.m.; Checotah vs. Broken Bow, 5:20 p.m.; Hartshorne vs. Sallisaw, 6:40 p.m.; Broken Bow vs. Hartshorne, 8 p.m.
Field No. 2
The LeFlore County Bass Club will have an open bass tournament from safe light until 1 p.m. Sunday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake.
The entry fee is $40 per angler, with no dead fish.
The club's last open tournament of 2011 will be Aug. 27, also at Wister Lake.
We went to the Alma (Ark.) Waterpark Monday night for Immanuel Baptist Church's â€śBack-to-School Bash.â€ť It was fun, and I could hardly walk the next day from all those slides I went down. I was really impressed with 63-year-old Alanna Stinson. I think she rode every slide there â€” even â€śThe Toilet Bowl.â€ť She's great!