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December 26th

Cracks in Oklahoma Capitol dome veneer

December 26, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 5 million-pound dome placed atop the Oklahoma Capitol 12 years ago is already exhibiting cracking in its exterior cast stone panels, although building officials say there are no structural problems or evidence of weakness in the dome's supports.

"Cracks exist at a total of 172 units, or approximately 10 percent of all cast stone units on the dome. Most of the cracks occur at the base of the dome," stated a report by Wiss, Janner, Elstner Associates, or WJE, a Chicago company that did a detailed examination of the building's exterior as a prelude to repair work.

Talihina QB District A-8 Player of the Year for ’14; other Golden Tigers, coach honored by district

December 26, 2014

The Talihina Golden Tigers had their second straight undefeated regular season on the gridiron, and made it back to the Class A state semifinals. Needless to say, the Golden Tigers dominated the individual top District A-8 honors.
Senior quarterback Alan Lockhart was named the District A-8 Player of the Year, but the individual honors didn’t stop there.

Sports Briefs

December 26, 2014

The Poteau High School alumni basketball games will take place Saturday afternoon at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The girls’ game will be at noon, followed by the boys’ contest at 1 p.m.
The teams will be odd-year graduates vs. even-year graduates in each game.
Admission is $3 with no charge to players.
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The Stars softball team will have a tournament Jan. 3 at Fort Smith (Ark.) Darby Junior High School.
The tournament is open to boys and girls in grades three through six.
The entry fee is $100 per team.
For additional information, call (479) 252-1810.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers

December 26, 2014

When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.

December 24th

Margaret Nell Monks

December 24, 2014

Margaret Nell Monks, 76, of Panama died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Margaret was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Buck Creek to Albert and Ailene (Lipsey) Harris. Marg married Leonard T. “Tom” Monks on April 14, 1962. She was a grade school teacher in Panama for 28 years before she retired. Marg loved to feed the deer and birds and loved to quilt. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents, Della and Robert Pierce.

Merry Christmas to you all; Poteau alumni basketball games Saturday afternoon

December 24, 2014

Let me take this time to wish all of you Merry Christmas, and let's not forget that Jesus Christ is the reason for the season.
I'm enjoying this week, since it's basketball free.
Poteau Alumni Basketball Games Saturday Afternoon
The Poteau High School alumni basketball games will take place Saturday afternoon at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The girls' game will be at noon, followed by the boys' contest at 1 p.m.
The teams will be odd-year graduates vs. even-year graduates in each game.
Admission is $3 with no charge to players.

Hitting Tips

December 24, 2014

We Three [Wrestling] Kings

December 24, 2014

December 23rd

Lillie “Jean” Hathaway

December 23, 2014

Lillie “Jean” Hathaway, 89, of Poteau died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Poteau.
Services are pending with Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Sorena Going

December 23, 2014

Sorena Going, 87, of Talihina died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.

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The Talihina Golden Tigers had their second straight undefeated regular season on the gridiron, and...
The Poteau High School alumni basketball games will take place Saturday afternoon at Sherman Floyd...
Let me take this time to wish all of you Merry Christmas, and let's not forget that Jesus Christ is...

 

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