Archive - Jan 3, 2014
Ester Brown, 84, of Spiro died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel.
Bobby Gene Barnes, 78, of Okmulgee, formerly of Poteau died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Okmulgee. Bobby was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Anna, Texas, to Ray and Mary (Henry) Barnes. He was a truck driver. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife Doris of the home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Patty Barnes of Okmulgee, Jack and Virginia Barnes of Fort. Smith, Ark., John Barnes and James Barnes of Arizona; numerous grand and great-grandchildren; brother, David Barnes of Idaho; other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.
The 2013 high school football season was a historic one for the Arkoma Mustangs as they won their first-ever playoff game, a 70-24 rout of the Timberlake Tigers on Nov. 15 at Mustang Field in the opening round of the Class C playoffs. Now, one more piece of history can be added to the record books.
Senior wide receiver Tanner Sweeten was not only named to the 8-Man All-State East Team, but he was also the first Arkoma player to ever be named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State East Team.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings and Vikings basketball teams will look to avenge two losses to Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College on Tuesday night in Coffeyville. The women will play at 6 p.m., with the men to follow at 8 p.m.
The Lady Vikings are 7-5, and CASC women's coach Jeff Tadtman talked about two main things that need to happen to come away with a road win.
â€śThe two keys are for us to be able to score the basketball and to rebound better,â€ť he said.
The Ravens' defensive pressure was huge in their win in the first meeting this season.