June 18th, 2014
TULSA â€” Former Red Oak softball player Jill Roye, currently a member of the University of Tulsa softball team, was among the 25 finalists for the 2014 National Freshman of the Year.
Roye, who played in her earlier softball days in the Poteau League at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex, did not get the top honor, but she was named to the Conference USA All-Freshmen Team and was the only freshman to make the second team all-conference.
The Wolf Ridge Junior Golf Clinic will take place this afternoon and the next two Wednesdays at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The clinic is open to youth ages 5 and older.
The clinic for ages 5 to 17 will be from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday for the next four weeks. Cost is $10 per golfer per session.
The clinic for ages 18 and older will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday for four weeks. Cost is $20 per golfer per session.
For additional information, call Randall Wheat at (918) 721-1596 or the pro shop at (918) 647-2582.
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EDMOND â€” Pocola's Taylor Farley and Heavener's Savannah Steelman played in the 2014 Oklahoma Slow-Pitch Softball Coaches Association All-State Games on Saturday at Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts.
Farley went 3-for-3 with a run batted in and scored twice as the Middle East routed the Middle West 21-4.
Steelman walked in three plate appearances and scored a run as the Large East handled the Large West 17-9.
Betty Lanning, 86, of Talihina died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Talihina Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20, at the New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service.Â
Joyce Fine, 61, of Albion died Friday, June 13, 2014, in Talihina.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Burial will be in Albion Cemetery under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service, Talihina.
Marie Emmetts, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Muskogee.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at the St. Catherineâ€™s of Siena Church under the direction of Burkhartâ€™s Funeral Service, Talihina.
William â€śBillâ€ť Greb, 63, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Monday, June 16, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro with burial in Garland Cemetery, Stigler. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.