March 2nd, 2015
Last season, the Whitesboro Bulldogs basketball team found itself one win from making the Class B State Tournament, which would have been the first time ever for the program.
At the Class B Area Tournament at Ada High School's Cougar Activities Center, the â€™Dogs lost the championship game to Southwest Covenant, then the following night fell to Lookeba-Sickles in the consolation finals â€” thus, missing out on state.
Law enforcement is encouraging drivers to stay off the road as road conditions, which already are slick, worsen (Feb. 28 10 a.m.)
At about 10:15 a.m. sleet began falling in the Cameron area and additional snow fall is expected throughout the day.
Kenneth Hale, 92, of Spiro died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Evangeline Lucy Krause Williams, 84, of Poteau died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Poteau.
Law enforcement are working many wrecks in LeFlore County as snowfall causes traffic issues today (Feb. 27 at 3:50 p.m.)
Snow is expected to continue until about 9 p.m. tonight.
Cavanal Chorale Showcase that was set for 7 p.m. February 27 at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Poteau has been postponed due to weather Friday. The film screening of "To Light a Candle" has also bee postponed.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Midnight. Roads are becoming slick, especially on bridges, overpasses and untreated roads, the National Weather Service in Tulsa reported. The snow is expected to shift late tonight.
According to the National Weather Service winter weather is again on its way for Poteau and the LeFlore County area.
Here is the forecast from the NTW in Tulsa today [Feb. 27 at 12:45 p.m.:
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonightâ€¨A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Here is a list of events to attend this weekend.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Cavanal Chorale Showcase featuring the chorale, soloists and ensembles, 7 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center
Free screening of the film To Light a Candle, sponsored by Baha'is of LeFlore County, 6:30 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center. Info: (918) 654-3675
Mardi Gras spaghetti dinner sponsored by Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 502 N. Bagwell
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Editor's note: Snow canceled all of Friday's playoff games. The new schedule is listed below Thursday's scores.
Class 4A Regional Tournament
At Fort Gibson
Fort Gibson 89, Poteau 36
Sallisaw 82, Poteau 32 (Poteau eliminated)
Class 3A Regional Tournament
Spiro 68, Hartshorne 47
Salina 66, Heavener 58 (Heavener eliminated)
Spiro 50, Heavener 44
Class 2A Regional Tournaments
Talihina 61, Howe 33
Crowder 61, Panama 47 (Panama eliminated)
Howe 60, Pocola 24
Panama 30, Crowder 20
Little did Cameron High School senior baseball pitcher Samuel Humphries know when he pitched in last fall's Carl Albert State College Baseball Classic at Ival Goodman Field that he would soon be calling that facility home.
Humphries signed a letter of intent with CASC on Thursday morning in a signing ceremony at the high school.