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October 15th, 2014

Heavener Wolves look to get back on track Thursday night against Roland Rangers

October 15, 2014

The Heavener Wolves could find themselves easily atop the District 3A-8 standings undefeated. However, two district losses to Eufaula 17-14 on Sept. 26 in the district opener and last week’s 32-6 setback on the road against Stigler have the Wolves behind the eight-ball so to speak.
“We had the better [offensive] numbers, but they [the Stigler Panthers] made the plays and we didn’t,” first-year Heavener coach Sam Hembree said.
Now, the Wolves (2-4 overall, 1-2 in district play) find themselves in a must-win situation at 7 p.m. Thursday against the Roland Rangers at Harvey Stadium.

October 14th

Senior fullback/defensive end says last week's win over Stilwell was much needed for Poteau

October 14, 2014

Poteau senior fullback/defensive end Dylan Wiles said Friday night's road win over Stilwell was much needed after losing a heartbreaker the week before at home to Tulsa Metro Christian.
“It was huge for us to bounce back from something like that,” Wiles said. “That was a big confidence booster for us to win like we did, and it was our first road win. It gives us momentum. We have a very big three-game district stretch.”

Poteau freshmen down Broken Bow

October 14, 2014

The wind was blowing briskly out of the north Monday night at Costner Stadium with 100 percent humidity.
The Broken Bow Savages freshmen team came to town for the second of a home-and-home with the Poteau Pirates freshmen. Both teams exchanged back-to-back scores in the first half, then Poteau scored one late TD to take the 12-6 lead into intermission and scored a pair of second-half touchdowns to post a 24-12 victory.
Tuesday's PKMS Games Canceled at Broken Bow

It was good to see Wister girls make state

October 14, 2014

The Wister Lady Wildcats softball team ended up being the lone county representatives at state this fall diamond season. It was good they got there, but the state quarterfinal loss to Dale stung. However, they were there, and only seven other teams can say they were part of the 2014 Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Softball Tournament. Congratulations on a fine season, Lady ’Cats, and maybe you can make it a trifecta next spring and return to the Class 3A State Tournament.
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UPDATE: Authorities identify man shot by deputy

October 14, 2014

A man shot by a LeFlore County deputy yesterday [Oct. 13] has been identified.
Freddie Cooper Jr., 36, of Spiro, was fatally shot one time by a deputy at a home on Shelley Carlile Drive east of Spiro at about 2:55 p.m.
Cooper allegedly was killed after refusing to put down his gun then pointing it toward deputies. At the time of the shooting Cooper had been holding four people hostage, according to Seale.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and the LeFlore County District Attorney's Office is investigating the shooting.

October 13th

Hogs can only think what might have been against Tide

October 13, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Razorbacks can only think what might have been in Saturday’s home game with the Alabama Crimson Tide at Frank Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
The Razorbacks played one of their best Southeastern Conference games in a while, and frankly outplayed the Crimson Tide in all aspects of the game — except the most important one, the scoreboard, as the Tide left town 14-13 victors.

One dead in shooting near Spiro

October 13, 2014

One person is dead after a shooting at about 2:55 p.m. today [Oct. 13] on Shelley Carlisle Road east of Spiro.
The following information was obtained from radio communication.
LeFlore County Sheriff's Department, Spiro and Panama Police were responding to a disturbance and possible fight at the area of the shooting. When they arrived, the officers observed an armed man in or near the road.

VIDEO:  OU defeats Texas in Red River Rivalry

October 13, 2014

VIDEO:  OU defeats Texas in Red River Rivalry

VIDEO: Highlights: (16) Oklahoma State holds off Kansas

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Highlights: (16) Oklahoma State holds off Kansas
Watch all the action from Oklahoma State's victory over KU.

Survey: Gas prices continue to decline nationally

October 13, 2014

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey of gas prices reports that Americans are paying 12 cents on average less than they were three weeks ago.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the average for regular grade gas is $3.26 per gallon, while midgrade averages $3.48 and premium $3.64. Retail diesel averages $3.74.

Lundberg said the price has decreased for 16 weeks, crediting lower crude oil prices.

She forecast further cuts of a dime or more, thanks to decreases in the price of crude oil and ethanol.

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