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July 20th, 2015

Poteau RB, LB among magazine’s ‘Top 100 Players to Watch’ in 2015; same publication has Pirates preseason ranked fourth in 4A

July 20, 2015

“Vype” magazine’s July edition that came out this past weekend had its “Top 100 Players to Watch” for the 2015 season. Two of those 100 are Poteau Pirates — running back Roger Barcheers and linebacker Austin Archey, both of whom will be seniors this upcoming season.
As for the No. 4 ranking by “Vype” magazine, the new Poteau coach is honored, but realizes it’s just a number at this point.

OK Kids State Tournaments Scores

July 20, 2015

Prep Division
At Woodward
Friday
Elgin Owls 8, Weatherford Majors 1, Weatherford Majors eliminated
Saturday
Panama Boomers 8, Elgin Owls 0, championship, Panama Boomers state champions
Coach-Pitch Division
At Weatherford
Friday
Stilwell Bombers 15, Tuttle Royals 8
Tupelo Tigers 12, Canute Trojans 10
Spiro Cardinals 11, Heavener Blues 4, Heavener Blues eliminated
Spiro Firedogs 13, Weatherford Eagles 1, Weatherford Eagles eliminated
Saturday
Stilwell Bombers 10, Tupelo Tigers 5
Spiro Cardinals 5, Canute Trojans 4, Canute Trojans eliminated

Poteau soccer girls play final games of Greenwood Summer League this week

July 20, 2015

The Poteau Lady Pirates soccer team will play their final two games of the 2015 Greenwood [Ark.] Summer League season this week.
The Lady Pirates will face the Fort Smith [Ark.] Southside Lady Rebels at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday in Greenwood.
Then they will meet the Southside junior varsity at 6:40 p.m. Thursday.

Academic seeks death certificate for outlaw Billy the Kid

July 20, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A retired Arizona State University professor is taking his pursuit of a death certificate for Billy the Kid to New Mexico's highest court.

Historian Robert J. Stahl filed a petition Friday with the New Mexico Supreme Court to order the state's medical examiner to create the document for the legendary outlaw, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1CIJ73M).

Stahl says he hopes the court will order the Office of the Medical Investigator to consider the evidence and determine whether William H. Bonney's death can be certified.

Remember then? — a look back at 1956 PDN archives

July 20, 2015

Remember then is an online feature on our website every Monday where we look back into the Poteau Daily News archives.

Today's look back is to Thursday, September 27, 1956 for The Poteau News. Headlines included:

• Parade of pets attracts 270 in annual March
• Three ring rally slated Monday will boost area
• Aged man dies when struck by Frisco special
• Jurors ponder x-ray pictures in trial here

Archives are available in our office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Further pictures are attached at the bottom of this article.

July 17th

OK Kids State Tournaments Scores

July 17, 2015

Thursday
Prep Division
At Woodward
Panama Boomers 4, Weatherford Majors 2
Elgin Owls 14, Weatherford Minors 1, Weatherford Minors eliminated
Coach-Pitch Division
At Weatherford
Tuttle Royals 14, Heavener Blues 8
Stilwell Bombers 4, Spiro Cardinals 3
Canute Trojans 9, Spiro Firedogs 4
Tupelo 10, Weatherford Eagles 2

National Runners-Up

July 17, 2015

Don't forget this weekends events

July 17, 2015

• July 18 — Free lunch and clothing giveaway, noon to 2 p.m., New Beginning Family Ministry, 305 S. Saddler.
— Concert with Jay Falkner Band and Earl Hearon, 8 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
— Maidens of Mayhem roller derby match to benefit Catholic Charities food pantry, 5:30 p.m., Skate-Reation.
— Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Walmart.
— Dance, Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m. to midnight, Spiro Eagles center. Everyone welcome.
• July 19 — Spaghetti dinner and pie auction to raise funds for a kidney transplant for Blake Johnico, 11 a.m., Talihina Community Center.

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

OK Kids State Tournaments Scores

July 17, 2015

Wednesday
Prep Division
At Woodward
Panama Boomers 12, Elgin Owls 2
Weatherford Majors 16, Brushy Mountaineers 1
Weatherford Minors 16, Brushy Mountaineers 1, Brushy Mountaineers eliminated
Elgin Owls 17, Stilwell Indians 8, Stilwell Indians eliminated
Peewee Division
At Muskogee
Roff Tigers 1, Ada Rivals 0
Noble Cubs 6, Canute Trojans 4
Kingfisher Yellowjackets 12, Spiro Dirtbags 11, Spiro Dirtbags eliminated
Sterling Tigers 14, Fort Gibson Tomahawks 7, Fort Gibson Tomahawks eliminated

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