Archive - Feb 4, 2014
WAGONER â€” Poteau's Devin Anderson became the 77th Pirate wrestler to win a Maverick Conference title since 1980 as he won the 120-pound championship Saturday at the 2014 Maverick Conference Tournament, beating Jay's Trestin January in the finals.
As a team, the Pirates were sixth out of 18 teams, with three other wrestlers placing.
Roderick Hornbuckle was third at 145 pounds, Sam Shore (138) and Khy Mote (170) coming in fourth.
Jake Sheehan (160 pounds), Eli Mapes (182), Aaron Hopson (220) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) all won matches but failed to place.
The 2014 Carl Albert State College baseball opener Monday afternoon in Muskogee against the Bacone College junior varsity was snowed out. No make-up date has been set.
The Vikings are now slated to open the season at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in a road doubleheader against Paris, Texas.
The chance of seeing the sun today is possible, but enjoy it now, as more snow and dreary skies are predicted Thursday and Friday.
According to the National Weather Service, freezing temperatures will remain in place for the next few days. A high of 26 is expected today, with lows in the teens with wind chill values between 2-5 degrees. The bitter temperatures are expected to persist into next week.
The Carl Albert State College Joe E. White Library staff hosted the CASC Duck Calling Contest.Â Four employees and four students participated in the competition.Â
A highlight of the event was that Stephen Billy, A CASC Alumnus and Flextone Pro staff member, was the judge and helped determine the winners.Â Billyâ€™s expertise includes that he was the winner of the 2002 Duck Commander Duck Calling Contest.
Winners of the Carl Albert contest include:
First place â€” Dustin Tobey of Hartford, Business Administration major.
Iva Marie Spicer, 88, of Spiro died Feb. 3, 2014, in Spiro. She was born June 9, 1925 in Williams, to James Edmond and Ruth Ellen (Laughlin) Brown. She was a retired home health aide.
Iva is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ray Spicer; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Gernand; three brothers, Dez, Ellis and James Brown; four sisters, Etta Brown, Silbeal (Syble) McDuffie, Opal (Connie) Talhelm and Dym Falkner.
In response to an executive order from Gov. Mary Fallin,Â a limited amount of additional fundingÂ giving priority to propane usersÂ will be available through the Energy Crisis Assistance Program).
ECAP is part of the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program administered by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 4, DHS will accept applications and will continue processing applications until all allocated funds are depleted. Applicants will go through the standard process for applying for this assistance.
For the basketball teams Class 4A [Poteau], 3A [Heavener and Spiro] and 2A [Howe, Panama, Pocola, Talihina and Wister], they will find out this week as to whom they will be paired for their respective district tournaments as well as where they will be sent. The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association will make the announcements later this week.
As soon as their made known, I'll have something in our publication.
CASC Games Canceled Monday, Rescheduled for Saturday Afternoon