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Archive - Apr 2014

April 21st

High School Baseball Roundup

April 21, 2014

BOKOSHE — 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.

Monday sporting events rained out; Poteau Boys Golf Invitational rescheduled for Tuesday at Choctaw, Wolf Ridge country clubs

April 21, 2014

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

April 21, 2014

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

April 21, 2014

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. 

Trudy Black

April 21, 2014

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.

Special election called for sales tax

April 21, 2014

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.

Runestone egg hunt huge success

April 21, 2014

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

Area music students to compete in state festival

April 21, 2014

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.

Commissioners to discuss sales tax

April 21, 2014

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.

April 19th

Champion Kody

April 19, 2014

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