Archive - Feb 2014
Jeffrey Michael Hall, 53, of Heavener died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Jeff worked at Riverside Furniture. Jeff was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernest and Ollie Hall, Charles and Beatrice Sallee; and his father, Albert Hall.
Skyler Gene Leroy
Skyler Gene Leroy of Mansfield, Ark., was born Nov. 9, 2003, and entered Heavenâ€™s Gates on Sunday Feb. 16, 2014.
He is survived by his mother, Amanda Stell, and stepfather, Jeff Stell, of Mansfield; father, Billy Leroy, and stepmother, Jaime Leroy, of Heavener; brother, Trenton Leroy, and stepbrother, Ian Stell, of the home in Mansfield; stepsister, Caitlin Brown, and stepbrothers, Justin Brown and Shelton Cumbie of Heavener; grandparents, Bob and Kay Haag of Poteau, Teresa and Jon Matlock of Poteau, Brenda Lee of Rolla, Mo., and Helen Stell of Savannah, Ga.
This morning [Monday, Feb. 24] Sheriff Rob Seale and members of his department showed the new SUV police vehicles to the LeFlore County Commissioners and members of The First National Bank.
Local Girl Scout troops will continue to to sale cookies for the next two weeks at various locations. Planned sales will take place at Black Angus Motel and Walmart.
On Saturday [Feb. 22] Ashley with Troop 4384 made several sales.
Saturday morning a large number of Special Olympic supports gathered at Brad Fenton Motors in Poteau for the annual Polar Plunge.
Pictured is the LeFlore County 911 plunge team.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team as it splits its four games from Highland, Kan., at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings opened the three-day series with a come-from-behind 7-6 victory on Valentine's Day.
The two teams split last Saturday's doubleheader, with the Vikings taking the nightcap 7-4 after losing the opener 6-2.
In Sunday's finale, Highland got past Carl Albert 8-5.
The Vikings will return to action with a home doubleheader against the East Central University junior varsity beginning at 1 this afternoon [Feb. 23] at Ival Goodman Field.
It was a rough home doubleheader Thursday afternoon for the Carl Albert State College softball team as it suffered a sweep at the hands of Crowder, Mo. The visitors took the opener 10-3, then handed the hosts a 10-2 setback.
The Lady Vikings will try to return the favor when the same two teams will meet in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Neosho, Mo.
PANAMA â€” It was indeed a happy Valentine's Day for the Panama Razorbacks powerlifting team as it won its own Iron Hog Classic, which took place at the Panama Elementary School Gym.
The Hogs won the small school division title, and had several individual placers.
Andy Burris (123 pounds), Trey Byrd (145), Dakota Fout (169), Trey Smith (198) and Ryan Farrar (heavyweight) all won their respective weight classes.
Nikita Bershirs (220 pounds), Dylan Covey (242), Logan Coker (275) and Bobby Lotchleas (heavyweight) were runners-up in their respective divisions.
The Poteau Lady Pirates started out being ranked in the Class 4A Poll on www.ossaarankings.com. However, a mid-season swoon dropped them out of the poll, but the Lady Pirates won their final two regular-season games over Roland and Heavener earlier this week. Now, they believe they're back on track.
SEMINOLE â€” The Monroe Eagles took the first step in adding to their hardware collection this basketball season.
The Eagles, who won the 2014 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament last month, are two wins away from adding a state title plaque to the trophy case. They routed Wickliffe 61-24 in the quarterfinals of the Organization of Rural Elementary Schools [ORES] Division III State Tournament on Thursday night at Seminole State College.
The Eagles played El Reno Darlington in Friday night's semifinals for a shot at today to win state.