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April 8th, 2013

No. 1 Poteau soccer boys rout Westville, but Lady Pirates lose

April 8, 2013

WESTVILLE — Class 4A’s top-ranked Poteau Pirates soccer team had little problem with the Westville Yellowjackets on Friday night, posting a 10-0 mercy-rule victory.
However, the Lady Pirates were not as fortunate, losing 5-0 to the Lady ’Jackets.

Three-vehicle accident halts traffic

April 8, 2013

A three vehicle accident on Oklahoma Highway 112 east of Poteau occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
A red flatbed pickup, a grey minivan and a 10-wheel dump truck appeared to be involved in the accident.
Multiple rescue agencies responded to the scene.
Tulsa Life Flight landed at the accident to help LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services to transport injured people. It is unknown at this time how many people were inured.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated the accident.

Billy Gene Armstrong

April 8, 2013

Billy Gene Armstrong, 70, of Roland died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. He was a mechanic. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.

Claud Ellen Baldwin Balentine

April 8, 2013

Claud Ellen Baldwin Balentine, 87, of Wister died Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Poteau. She was born Oct. 22, 1925, in Mansfield, Ark., to Claude Charles and Ellen (Rogers) Ellis. She worked in quality control for Rivals in Kansas City. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and five brothers.

Poteau restaurant destroyed in fire

April 8, 2013

The Arena Steakhouse, north of Poteau, was destroyed by fire Sunday evening.
According to fire personnel, the fire began just after 7 p.m. and appears to have begun near the kitchen.
Fire Departments from Poteau, Shady Point, Panama, Wister, Howe, Hogeye and Pocola responded to the fire.
The restaurant was not open for business when the fire occurred. No was was injured in the blaze.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted by the Oklahoma Fire Marshal's Office.

The Community State Bank; leading the way in financial growth in LeFlore County

April 8, 2013

The Community State Bank has been in continuous expansion over the years, and in 2012, the tradition of growth continued.

Saber Transportation Support, providing all your start-up needs

April 8, 2013

Saber was established in 1992 as a company whose purpose was to assist individuals obtain their ICC number and get started in the trucking business. We are still committed to helping people get started but the scope of our services has greatly increased. We are truly a “one stop shop” for anybody wanting to start a trucking company or become compliant with the Department of Transportation’s many rules and regulations. An ICC number is now called a D.O.T. number and anybody that is transporting goods across state lines must also have a Motor Carrier number as well.

Poteau Tag Agency efficient, experienced and service with a smile

April 8, 2013

The Poteau Tag Agency staff has a combined 22 years of experience. We are efficient and friendly in our customer service area. With the combined experience we have the knowledge it takes to process the customers paperwork accurately. If we can’t answer your question(s), we will go the extra mile to obtain the answer for you.

April 7th

2013 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament Scores

April 7, 2013

Sunday's Championship Game
Poteau 10, Spiro 9, 9 inn.
Saturday
Loser's Bracket Final
Spiro 11, Wister 6 (Wister finishes third)
Loser's Bracket Semifinal
Spiro 11, Cameron 4 (Cameron finishes fourth)
Winner's Bracket Final
Poteau 6, Wister 5
Friday
Winner's Bracket Semifinal
Poteau 10, Cameron 2
Loser's Bracket Quarterfinals
Cameron 9, Whitesboro 7
Spiro 14, Panama 1
Loser's Bracket Second Round
Panama 4, Heavener 3
Editor's Note — The complete story of the final two-plus days of the tournament will be in Tuesday's edition.

Arkoma boys lose Friday to Hulbert in Gore Tournament

April 7, 2013

GORE — The Arkoma Mustangs baseball team suffered a 10-2 loss Friday morning to Hulbert in the Gore Tournament.
Because the Mustangs were playing in the LeFlore County Tournament on Friday afternoon at Town Creek Park, the Mustangs were forced to forfeit their loser’s-bracket game later in the day.

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