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Proposition 4 passes by 44 votes

April 3, 2012

The Poteau Special Election for the Proposition 4 hotel/motel tax has resulted in a pass vote with an in-official total of 433 votes for the tax and 389 votes against.

See what it's like as the election board checks in results from poll workers on election night.
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Pocola, Leflore stave off elimination at County Tournament, but rain playing havoc

April 3, 2012

SPIRO — The Pocola Indians and the Leflore Savages staved off elimination in the 2012 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament with wins on Tuesday afternoon.
The Indians defeated the Bokoshe Tigers 12-0, while the Savages downed the Arkoma Mustangs 11-1.
Before the Indians and the Savages could meet, rain came and washed out the game.
The contest will be played at 11 a.m. Wednesday as Tuesday and Wednesday slate of games has been changed by Tuesday's rain.

Poteau trash-off date set

April 3, 2012

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is urging citizens to gather their family and friends to participate in the 8th Annual City Wide Trash-Off. 2005 was the first year for the event and only four people showed, since then the event has grown to over 400 concerned citizens coming together to beautify our area. This years event will start at 9 a.m on April 21 in the parking lot of Strike-A-Lot Lanes. Donuts and juice will be available at the check-in and The Community State Bank will be serving hot dogs for lunch. Aside from collecting litter, there are several other ways to participate.

Dont Forget to Vote April 3

April 3, 2012

Don't forget to vote for Proposition 4!

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

LeFlore County Baseball Tournament this week; slow-pitch one next week

April 3, 2012

Batten down the hatches. It's County Tournament time.
This week is the 2012 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament at Panama and Spiro through today, then just at Spiro from thereon.
Next week will be the 2012 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. The tournament bracket will appear in Saturday's edition.
Schedule
Baseball
(Editor's Note — Only non-County Tournament games will be listed, since the tournament bracket was in Saturday's edition.)
Today
Buffalo Valley at Leflore, 4:30 p.m.
Bokoshe at Keota, DH, 4 p.m.

CASC baseball team knocks off archrival Eastern

April 3, 2012

WILBURTON — The Carl Albert State College Vikings ended the weekend on a high note as they defeated the archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers 7-1 Sunday afternoon.
The game was to have been played on Saturday afternoon, but was moved to Sunday afternoon.
The Vikings will return to action at 2 p.m. this afternoon in a single, nine-inning game at Ival Goodman Field against Connors State.
Editor's Note — Look for Saturday's Carl Albert softball game story in Wednesday's edition.

Wister boys outlast Red Oak to win own tournament titleWister boys outlast Red Oak to win own tournament title; Wildcat duo no-hit Talihina in championship semifinals

April 3, 2012

WISTER — It took until about dusk on Saturday, but the Wister Wildcats were able to get the championship plaque of their own tournament.
Caleb Hill's two-RBI double in the ninth inning rallied the Wildcats to a 9-8 victory over the Red Oak Eagles in the title game of the Wister Tournament.
The ’Cats made it to the title game by defeating the Talihina Golden Tigers 9-2 Friday night in the semifinals, right after the Eagles blanked the Whitesboro Bulldogs 10-0 in the first championship semifinal.

Poteau girls fall in title game

April 3, 2012

RED OAK — Last year, the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team won the Red Oak Tournament on a cold, almost-wintry night.
While it was summer-like conditions Friday night, the outcome was not the same in 2012 for the Lady Pirates, who lost 12-7 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles in the title game of this season's Red Oak Tournament.
It marked the second win on the day for the Lady Eagles over the Lady Pirates, who earlier beat Red Oak at home in eight innings. Red Oak beat Poteau 13-5 in the winner's-bracket final.

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