April 18th, 2014
Kreg Haney and partner Kacie J. Deere were supported by family, friends and area business owners Friday morning [April 18] as they held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center as the newest member of the Poteau Chamber of Commerce.
PDN photo by Kim Ross
WARNER â€” The Heavener High School track athletes competed at the Warner Invitational on Tuesday.
The Lady Wolves, who were fourth overall, had two athletes win titles.
The Heavener teams will wrap up the regular season in Monday's Broken Bow Invitational, along with Poteau's teams. The meet will begin at 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its fifth tournament of the 2014 circuit Saturday at Chicken Creek on Lake Tenkiller. There were 27 boats with anglers who caught 96 fish that weighed a collective 275.14 pounds. Each fish averaged weighing 2.87 pounds, and 15 limits were caught.
â€śA-Rigâ€ť Andy Nance flew solo and ended up winning the tournament as he hauled in 19.7 pounds to earn $625.
Josh Walls, who had the big bass weighing six pounds even, and Eric Fairless were second with 18.84 pounds to earn $375. Walls earned an additional $250 for his big bass winner.
Poteau High School recently has had softball players, track/cross country athletes and a golfer sign college letters of intent. Now a Lady Pirate basketball player has joined the ranks.
Poteau senior forward Kaitlan Standridge signed a letter of intent with Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant in a signing ceremony Wednesday morning inside the high school.
Several Poteau Pirates and Lady Pirates were honored at the 2014 Poteau Basketball Banquet, which took place Wednesday night at The Community State Bank's banquet room.
Omer Lee Adams, 83, of Caddo, formerly of Poteau died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Caddo. Omer Lee was born Oct. 30, 1930, in Wister to Truman and Vangie (Hawkins) Adams. He was a mechanic. Omer Lee was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dema; daughter, Becky; brothers, Howard and Denver; sister, Laverne Moran.
Survivors include his daughter, Cassie Stafford of Caddo; grandson, Kody Blaylock of San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Lucille Mote of Wilburton and Lorene Upchurch of Edmond; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” The Poteau Pirates golf team and Poteau golfer Cody Shore won titles at the Roland Ranger Invitational, which took place Tuesday at Ben Geren Golf Course.
The Pirates won the team title with a 309, finishing six shots ahead of Sallisaw (315).
Individually, Shore was the top medalist with a 69, and he was not the only Pirate medalist.
Connor Wheat was the sixth-place medalist at 79, Jarrett Lowrimore was seventh (80) and John Scott Sanders was eighth (81). Jerry Loggains shot a 98.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team split its home doubleheader with Seminole State College on Tuesday afternoon. After losing the opener 12-9 in nine innings, the Lady Vikings beat the Lady Belles 9-3 in the nightcap.
The Lady Vikings, who played Wednesday afternoon in a road doubleheader against Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, were to have played a road twinbill against Murray State College this afternoon at the Johnston County Sports Complex in Tishomingo, but it was canceled and will not be made up.