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June 20th

Red Oak Softball Festival Schedule

June 20, 2012

Today
At Carl Albert State College
Poteau vs. Rattan, noon; Poteau vs. Dale, 1:30 p.m.; Panama vs. Rattan, 3 p.m.; Rattan vs. Dale, 4:30 p.m.; Panama vs. Dale, 6 p.m.; Poteau vs. Panama, 7:30 p.m.
At Red Oak
Silo vs. Red Oak, noon; Coweta JV vs. Red Oak, 1:30 p.m.; Silo vs. Sequoyah-Tahlequah, 3 p.m.; Silo vs. Coweta JV, 4:30 p.m.; Coweta JV vs. Sequoyah-Tahlequah, 6 p.m.; Sequoyah-Tahlequah vs. Red Oak, 7:30 p.m.
At Eastern Oklahoma State College
Heavener vs. Coweta, 1:30 p.m.; Heavener vs. Colbert, 3 p.m.; Colbert vs. Coweta, 4:30 p.m.
Friday
At Carl Albert State College

New Whitesboro boys hoop coach anxious to get going

June 20, 2012

While at Wilburton Public Schools, Billy Karr was having to deal with basketball players who played football for the Diggers. Now that he's the new coach of the Whitesboro Bulldogs basketball team, he won't have to concern himself with that any more.
“It had a lot to do with the fact that it's not a football school,” Karr said about taking the coaching job. “I'll be getting my kids in October, and start the season Nov. 1. I did a lot of my assistant coaching job in Okarche with Ray West. I just decided that it was time (to go for this job).”

Sports Briefs

June 20, 2012

The 15th annual Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Monday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Lunch and check-in will begin at noon Monday.
The entry fee is $65 per person or $130 per two-player team. Two mulligans will be available for $10, with a limit of four per team.
For additional information, call (918) 647-9178.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Just Try to Stop Me!

June 20, 2012

Safe!!

June 20, 2012

June 19th

New Poteau Police Chief sworn into office

June 19, 2012

The Poteau Police Department will
begin a new era today as the newly named
Chief of Police begins his first day on the
job.
Stephen Fruen, 35, of Poteau, was unanimously
chosen by the Poteau City Council
as the city's new chief during a special
meeting Monday night.
Fruen, who was one of the three applicants
considered for the position, was recommended
by the Police Committee after
reviewing the resumes during the last two
weeks. The resumes were submitted by
currently employed Poteau Police personnel
as a chance for internal advancement.
According to Mayor Jeff Shockley, the

This week's Spring Into Business Cash Mob site

June 19, 2012

G and G Tire and Auto is the site of this weeks Spring into Business Cash Mob.
Located at 2501 North Broadway in Poteau, G and G Tire and Auto has been in business for five years and not only sells tires, but also performs other automotive work such as servicing breaks, shocks, struts, alignment, front end work, and more. G and G Tire also fixes semi truck flats and has tires available for semi truck and other farm implements including tires and tubes.

Garon Donavan Mead

June 19, 2012

Garon Donavan Mead, 30, of Hodgen died Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Heavener. Garon was born Nov. 21, 1981, in Tulsa to Tommy Joe and Deborah Jean Mead. Garon was a pipeline welder. Garon was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Ada Jones; paternal grandparents, Jack and Verlon Mead; uncles, Johnny and  Bob Allen Jones.

Shirley Ann Gordon

June 19, 2012

Shirley Ann Gordon, 57, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, June 14, 2012. Services were held Monday at Mallory Chapel under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

Beverly Ann 'Momo' Peters

June 19, 2012

Beverly Ann “Momo” Peters, 77, of Poteau died Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Poteau. Beverly was born in Poteau on Aug. 25, 1934, to Amos and Pearl (Bridges) Rowley. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Poteau. She was owner of Randco Tool and Mold. Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob “Odie” Peters; son, Randy Peters; and brother, Donald Amos Rowley.

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