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December 10th

2014 First National Bank Classic Girls Bracket

December 10, 2014

Billy Joe Hickman

December 10, 2014

Billy Joe Hickman Sr., 69, of Poteau died Nov. 23, 2014, in Poteau.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at New Beginnings Church on south Saddler Street under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Deborah Ann Dehart

December 10, 2014

Deborah Ann Dehart, 55, of Woodland, Calif., formerly of Heavener died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home in Heavener with burial in Hontubby Cemetery. Viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. Friday

Margie Minks

December 10, 2014

Margie Minks, 77, of Wister died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home, Heavener.

Who got arrested?

December 10, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on or

Dec. 8

Kelly Sue Gwinn

Tammy Forbush

Brittany Wells

Richard Riffey

Dec. 9

Ora Lee Spangler

December 10, 2014

Ora Lee Spangler, 88, of Poteau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Pocola.

Ora Lee was born May 17, 1926, in Shady Point to Grady and Gertrude (Holstead) Brown. Ora was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur; son, L.G. Spangler; and grandson, Keith Spangler.

Steven J. “Ned” Pierce

December 10, 2014

Steven J. “Ned” Pierce, 40, of Chase Mills, N.Y., formerly of Spiro died Nov. 29, 2014.
Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, at Donaldson Funeral Home in Massena, N.Y. (Information provided by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.)

Hellen L. Isaac

December 10, 2014

Hellen Isaac, 69, of Spiro died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Grace Manor Memorial Chapel, Poteau, with Bro. Tommy Treat officiating.

Spiro basketball teams seek return trips to Class 3A State Tournament; Lady Bulldogs, ’Dogs open season in Wilburton Tournament

December 10, 2014

The Spiro High School basketball teams finished last season at the Class 3A State Tournament, only to have quick exits — as the Lady Bulldogs lost to Washington in the quarterfinals, while on the same night the ’Dogs fell to Verdigris.
Both Spiro teams, who begin their seasons Thursday at the Wilburton Tournament, will try to get back there once more.
The Lady Bulldogs, who were 21-7 last season, will meet the Hartshorne Lady Miners at 7 p.m. Thursday in the opening round.
The ’Dogs, who were 24-3 last season, will meet Stigler at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

2014 Wilburton Tournament Boys Bracket

December 10, 2014


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