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February 25th, 2013

Hodgen girls, Monroe boys lose in ORES State Tournament semifinals

February 25, 2013

SHAWNEE — The Hodgen Lady Bulldogs and the Monroe Eagles each lost semifinals games on Friday in the 2013 Organization of Rural Elementary Schools (ORES) State Tournament.
In the Division II semifinals, the Lady Bulldogs lost 43-37 to eventual state champion El Reno Darlington on Friday at St. Gregory's University.
The Eagles suffered a state semifinal loss to Bearden by the score of 31-25 in the Division IV boys action on Friday at Shawnee Middle School. Bearden lost to Stidman in Saturday's title game.

William ‘Bill’ Smith

February 25, 2013

William “Bill” Smith, 66, of Spiro died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
Services will be held at a later date under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

Louise Wann

February 25, 2013

Louise Wann, 93, of Wister died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Barling, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Bethel Baptist Church in Wister. Burial will be in Ellis Chapel, Wister, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

Reichert Fire Department holds annual fundraiser

February 25, 2013

The Reichert Fire Department will hold its annual chili supper fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Reichert Fire Station and Community Center.
The price per meal is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12.
The Walker Mountain Boys will provide music for the event.
All proceeds go to support the Reichert Fire Department.

Leadership LeFlore County application deadline toay

February 25, 2013

Today is the last day for applications for the Leadership LeFlore County class of 2013. The course is designed for education future leaders in LeFlore County and surrounding areas. Classes begin March 7 at 6 p.m. at Long Lake Resort. 
The first session covers meaning of leadership and leadership skill and styles. Guest speakers will be Poteau Mayor Jeff Shockley, State Rep. James Lockhart and former Sen. Kenneth Corn.
Registration coast $50 and each attendee will receive an LLC shirt, meals and transportation special tours.

CASC softball home games Tuesday postponed

February 25, 2013

Due to threatening weather, Carl Albert State College's softball home doubleheader against Crowder College, Mo., which was slated for a 2 p.m. Tuesday start, has been postponed. No make-up date has been set at this time.
The Lady Vikings are slated to return to action at 2 p.m. Thursday with a home twinbill against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.

Tonight's CASC basketball games moved to Tuesday

February 25, 2013

Due to the possibility of wintry weather affecting Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa's traveling, tonight's Carl Albert State College home games against the Lady Mavericks and Mavericks has been moved to Tuesday. The women's game will be at 5 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 7 p.m.
Also, since the CASC teams played last week's snowed-out games at Seminole State on Saturday afternoon, Saturday's originally-scheduled games against Northern Arkansas College were canceled and will not be rescheduled.

February 24th

Third at State

February 24, 2013

Sports Briefs

February 24, 2013

Lake Wister and Talimena state parks have joined to promote a heart healthy hiking program this year.
A hike will take place each month, alternating between the two state parks.
The next hike will take place at Lake Wister State Park's Wards Landing Campground on March 9.
All hikes will begin at 1 p.m. Bottled water will be provided at each month's hike.
For additional information, call (918) 567-2052 or e-mail them at thekampinkeysers@gmail.com.
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February 23rd

Howe boys stay alive yet again, but season ends for Wister girls; Howe girls suffer Thursday night loss to Preston to be bumped into consolation side of bracket

February 23, 2013

CROWDER — The Howe Lions will play at least one more afternoon. They hope they will take home some hardware this afternoon, and punch a ticket to Wilburton.
The Lions routed the Vanoss Wolves 62-37 Friday afternoon in the consolation semifinals of the Class 2A Regional Tournament.
The Lions (21-8) will meet the winner of Friday night’s Silo-Rattan winner at 3 this afternoon for the consolation championship, and a trip to next week’s Class 2A Area Tournament at the Wilburton High School gym.

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