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Archive - Feb 1, 2013

Spiro seventh-grade girls beat host Pansy Kidd to win tournament

February 1, 2013

Earlier this season, the Spiro Lady Bulldogs seventh-grade basketball team defeated the Pansy Kidd Middle School Lady Raiders. The Lady Raiders had a chance to avenge that loss, and in the process take home first place in their own tournament Thursday night. It didn't quite happen.
After making a furious fourth-quarter rally, the Lady Raiders fell 35-33 to the Lady Bulldogs in the championship contest.

Runners-Up

February 1, 2013

Carl Albert women lasso Cowgirls, while Vikings lose to Cowboys

February 1, 2013

WARNER — Behind a strong effort on the defensive end and 18 points from D. Brown and 16 points from Ericka Edwards, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings rolled past the Connors State College Cowgirls 69-55 on Thursday night.
A late run in the second half proved to be the difference for the 22nd-ranked Connors State Cowboys in their 64-54 win over the Vikings in the second game on Thursday night.

Loy J. Dobbins

February 1, 2013

Loy J. Dobbins, 93, of Poteau died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Poteau. Loy was born July 30, 1919, in Dadeville, Mo., to Ormal and Eliza (Brotherton) Dobbins. Loy graduated from Dadeville High School and the University of Missouri. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Loy married Gertrude Frank July 3, 1959, in Tulsa. He worked at Guaranty Abstract Co. in Tulsa before moving to Poteau in 1971. In Poteau he worked for Logan Abstract Co. and ultimately retired from the Department of Human Services in 1988.

Calling all chocolate lovers

February 1, 2013

Friends of Buckley Library are hosting the second annual Chocolate Decadence Party and Contest from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Lowery Hotel. 
To enter -
• Bring your entry form to the library by Feb. 8.
• The recipe must contain chocolate. It does not have to be completely chocolate.
• Entry must serve at least 24.
• Drop off entry at the Lowery Hotel by 1 p.m. Feb. 12.
The criteria used for judging is creativity, taste and visual appeal.  Categories are professional or culinary student, adult amateur (18 and up), and youth amateur (Under 18).

Poteau man allegedly assaults girlfriend with a steak knife

February 1, 2013

A Poteau man was charged with domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend with a steak knife.
Michael D. Jefferson, 42, of Poteau is accused of cutting his girlfriends cheek several times with a steak knife during an altercation. His girlfriend told police Jefferson also grabbed her by the neck.
Jefferson was jailed at the LeFlore County Detention Center in connection with the incident. He has been released after posting bail in the amount of $10,000.

Class 4A, 3A, 2A district assignments announced Thursday by OSSAA; Poteau, Heavener, Spiro, Pocola, Talihina, Wister named host sites

February 1, 2013

The Poteau High School basketball teams played Stilwell on Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. It was their second of two meetings this season, but thanks to the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association the two schools will meet once more on the hardwood.
Poteau's teams will entertain Stilwell in a Class 4A District Tournament when the playoffs begin in two weeks.
All Class 4A, 3A and 2A district assignments were announced Thursday afternoon by the OSSAA.

Poteau Wrestling Club members do well in weekend tournaments

February 1, 2013

The Poteau Youth Wrestling Club had representation in three different events, with at least one wrestler medal in each.
At the Cascia Hall Tournament in Tulsa, three members, Jarrett Lilley, Parker Rosenberg and Riley Rosenberg, participated. Lilley placed first in his division, while Parker Rosenberg was third in his division. Lilley will represent the club at the Junior High State Tournament in Oklahoma City this weekend.

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