Archive - Apr 21, 2014
SPIRO â€” For the fourth time this month, the Poteau Pirates and the Spiro Bulldogs met on the baseball field, with the previous three meetings being in this month's LeFlore County Tournament â€” with the â€™Dogs taking the final two games in the championship round to win the county title.
The fourth meeting took place Saturday afternoon, with the Pirates prevailing as they held off the Bulldogs for a 3-2 win.
BOKOSHE â€” There is no longer a winless baseball team in LeFlore County. The Arkoma Mustangs got their first win of the season Friday afternoon in an 11-1 road victory over the Bokoshe Tigers.
Arkoma pitcher Seth Key pitched all four innings with seven strikeouts and scattered five hits.
Arkoma jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, then scored three runs in the second inning, five in the third and a single run in the fourth.
Most of Monday's athletic events involving LeFlore County teams were rained out.
The 2014 Poteau Boys Golf Invitational, which was to have taken place at both Choctaw and Wolf Ridge country clubs, was rained out on Monday. It has been rescheduled for today, beginning at both sites at 8 a.m.
Isabella Grace Davidson, infant, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. A private, graveside service was held Saturday, April 19, at Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
John Dixon Self, 79, of Poteau died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. John was born Feb. 5, 1935, in Shawnee to Clyde G. and Marjorie (Dixon) Self. He was drilling superintendent for Nicklos Drilling Co. of Houston. John was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Charlotte Pate of Sallisaw.Â
Trudy Black, 89 went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2014.
She was born in Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 25, 1924, one of nine children born to Maude and Alvin Elmore Snider.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Noel P. Black; son, Phillip James Black; parents; sisters, Evelyn Hanks of San Angelo, Texas, Rubye Ferguson of Mustang. Flois Kingsley of Sperry, Lois Schuelein of Oklahoma City; brothers: Floyd Snider of Oklahoma City and Joe Snider of Snyder, Texas.
The LeFlore County Commissioners approved an order and resolution Monday morning [April 21] calling for a special election for a half cent of 1 percent sales tax to benefit Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
The annual Heavener Runestone Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter drew a large number of area youth as they searched for the 4,900 hidden eggs.
PDN photo by Erika Elmore
Members of the Treble Choir of the Cavanal Chorale who were named district festival winners will compete at the Oklahoma State Junior Music Festival Competition April 26.
The Poteau Musical Arts Society provides the entry fees. The festival is sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.
The LeFlore County Commissioners will meet today [April 21] at 9 a.m. to decide if a sales tax proposition will make it to the ballot for county voters. The one-half of 1 percent sales tax will benefit Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
The commissioners meet at the LeFlore County Courthouse.