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April 16th, 2014

Betty (Deaton) Nichols

April 16, 2014

Betty (Deaton) Nichols, 80, of Poteau died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Betty was born June 21, 1933, in Poteau to Bill and Blanche Deaton. Betty graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BS in education. She was a retired science teacher of 22 years. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Poteau. She was honored as Poteau and Regional Teacher of the Year, Teacher of Excellence, inducted into the Oklahoma Science and Engineering Science Fair Hall of Fame and a member of DKG International Society.

PKMS Academic Team places at state competition

April 16, 2014

The Pansy Kidd Middle School Academic Team placed fifth at state competition this weekend at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Pictured are Academic Team members Casie Morgan, Matthew Womack, Kennedy Thomas, Kaila Hughes, Hannah Smith and sponsors Patricia Hall and Danny Wright. 
Photo submitted

Historical society to meet April 17

April 16, 2014

The LeFlore County Historical Society will hold its monthly board meeting Thursday [April 17] at 5:15 p.m.
The meeting will be held in downtown Poteau at 313 Dewey Avenue in Poteau.

Tri-State Speedway Results, Point Standings

April 16, 2014

Saturday
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola

A Modified Race
1. Brian Williams, Fayetteville, Ark.; 2. Lonnie Robins, Alma, Ark.; 3. Brent Holman, Rogers, Ark.; 4. George Martin, Fort Smith, Ark.; 5. Randy Henson, Alma; 6. Kyle Schmidt, Farmington, Ark.; 7. Robert Janes, Springdale, Ark.; 8. Jamie Hibbs, Gore; 9. Shannon Weese, Van Buren, Ark.; 10. Chris Powell, Rogers; 11. Daniel Tarkington, Checotah; 12. Eddie Martin, Stilwell.
B Modified Race

Runners-Up

April 16, 2014

April 15th

Poteau pitcher flirts with no-hitter, ends up two-hitting Roland

April 15, 2014

Poteau junior right-hander Kade McMillin almost got a no-hitter in Monday afternoon's game with the Roland Rangers at a chilly Town Creek Park. He had a no-hitter through 5.1 innings, and settled for a two-hitter as the Pirates blanked the Rangers 5-0.

Howe girls win one, lose two in Wilburton Festival on Friday; three-way at Talihina with Quinton canceled

April 15, 2014

WILBURTON — The Howe Lady Lions went 1-2 on Friday at the Wilburton Festival.
The Lady Lions edged Panola 7-6, but lost 7-6 in six innings to Hartshorne and suffered a 6-0 shutout at the hands of Hugo.
Howe's road three-way Tuesday afternoon at Talihina with Quinton was canceled and will not be made up.
Editor's note: Poteau's Tuesday home game with Roland was canceled by the Lady Rangers with no make-up date set.

Go Indians!

April 15, 2014

Barbara Valentine Montgomery, Robert Joe Montgomery

April 15, 2014

Barbara Valentine Montgomery, 43, of Red Oak passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Barbara was born July 20, 1970, in Denver City, Texas, to Johnny R. and Connie J. (Burdick) Byrd.
Robert Joe Montgomery, 54, of Red Oak passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. Robert was born Aug. 31, 1959, in Wilburton to Francis M. and Billie (Revis) Montgomery.

Shawn Lee Kirkes

April 15, 2014

Shawn Lee Kirkes, 43, died Monday, April 14, 2014, in Forth Smith, Ark.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Cupco Cemetery under the direction of  Burkhart Funeral Services, Talihina.
 

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