Two LeFlore County high Schools, Whitesboro and Leflore, saw their Tuesday night basketball games canceled due to weather problems.
The Whitesboro teams were to have entertained Panola, but the games were postponed as Whitesboro was still out of school due to the effects of last week's wintry storm. In fact, Whitesboro Public Schools were out Wednesday for the same reason. No make-up date of these games has been set.
The Poteau Pirates will play in the Class 4A state championship game Saturday afternoon in Stillwater. My family and I are planning on going to watch Clint and Candeedaâ€™s little brother, Cord Lawrence, and the rest of the Pirates play for the state title. Go Big Red!
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Gun season has passed again, and I had a good one this year â€” even though I did not kill a big buck. I did get to hunt with friends and family, which is very important to me.
Have a great week!
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Today's edition of the Poteau Daily News will be delivered late due to production problems. The papers have now been printed and the carriers are on their way in to pick them up for delivery. The PDN regrets the inconvenience.
WILBURTON â€” Finally, the seasons got underway for the Poteau Lady Pirates and the Spiro teams Wednesday at the Wilburton Tournament. All three opened the season victoriously.
After a slow start, the Lady Pirates handled the Hartshorne Lady Miners 60-43 in the first game of the day.
BOKOSHE â€” The Arkoma Lady Mustangs, the host Bokoshe Lady Tigers, the Howe Lady Lions and the Panama Lady Razorbacks posted opening-round victories in the 2013 Green Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
The Lady Mustangs corraled the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs 75-50, the Lady Tigers got past the Wister Lady Wildcats 57-46, Howe routed Keota 82-39 in a battle of Lady Lions and the Lady â€™Backs beat the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets 56-25.
The Poteau Pirates wrestling team may not be at full strength yet due to several wrestlers on the football team that's going for the state title Saturday afternoon, but the ones who are out will begin their season with their home opener against the Van Buren (Ark.) Pointers at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The junior high dual will begin at 6 p.m.
Clifford Donald Israel, 80, of Spiro died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Services are planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Burial will be in Spiro City Cemetery.
Duane Roe, 67, of Poteau died Dec. 8, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark., after battling cancer. Duane was born in Casper, Wyo., Jan. 4, 1946.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, an infant son and two brothers, Kerry Roe of Casper and Kenneth Toca of Decatur, Ill.
Barbara M. Walker, 68, of Pampa, Texas, formerly of Poteau, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Pampa. Barbara was born Sept. 27, 1945, in Canadian, Texas, to Lewis and Bessie (McReynolds) Mathews.
Jennifer Mae Burrow Pyatt, 43, of Poteau died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Poteau. Jennifer was born August 12, 1970 in Fontana, Calif., to Robert James and Grace (Sawyer) Burrow. She was an administrative assistant at Cooper Clinic in Fort Smith, Ark. Jennifer was preceded in death by her grandmother, Charlene Stanley.