August 11th, 2012
It was a fine start to the home season for the Poteau Lady Pirates Thursday afternoon as they run ruled the Pryor Lady Tigers 8-0 in five innings in their home opener.
WHITESBORO â€” The Wister Lady Wildcats got their first win of the 2012 fall season with a 13-5 victory over the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs Thursday afternoon.
Panama 11, Howe 0; Panama 8, Quinton 4; Quinton 13, Howe 0: In Panama, Panama pitcher Taylor Eaves threw a no-hitter against the Lady Lions. The Lady â€™Back senior struck out 10 Howe batters.
In Panama's win over Quinton, the Lady Razorbacks broke a 4-4 tie with Class 2A's sixth-ranked Lady Savages with a four-run fifth inning.
STIGLER â€” Pocola pitcher Sara Eddins threw a no-hitter as the Lady Indians stayed alive in the Stigler Tournament with a 4-1 win over the Arkoma Lady Mustangs Thursday night.
The other local team trying to stave off elimination, the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets, did so with a 7-5 win over the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs and the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers played in winner's-bracket semifinals Friday night in hopes of meeting each other at 9 a.m. this morning in the winner's-bracket final with a chance to play for the tournament championship at 1 p.m. this afternoon.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages baseball team began the fall 2012 season by splitting a pair of games in a home three-way on Thursday.
The Savages doubled the Battiest Panthers 6-3, but lost a heart-breaking 1-0 game to the Crowder Demons.
The 2012 Main Street Matters Golf Tournament was canceled on Friday at Choctaw Country Club.
It has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at Choctaw Country Club.
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Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event. For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
Ruby Fay Kozderka, 86, of Cameron died Thursday Aug. 9, 2012, in Cameron. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Macedonia Cemetery in Pocola under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Marilyn Baxter Seamas, 44, of Spiro died Sunday, 29, 2012. The family will hold a memorial services at a later date. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro is handling arrangements.
Dorothy Bea Forrest, 68, of Wister died Aug. 9, 2012, in Wister.Â No services are planned at this time.Â Cremation services are under the direction of Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau. You may leave an on-line greeting to the family at www.gracemanorfh.com.
The LeFlore County District Attorney's Office filed charges against a man accused of raping his ex-wife.
Adam Gilbert Piaquadio, 37, of Fort Smith, is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-wife while she slept. According to the affidavit, he also took pictures of the incident. When his ex-wife woke up she reportedly screamed for help and called 911.
Police say the victim was standing in the front yard when they arrived and she claimed Piaquadio had tried to run over her with his vehicle as he was leaving.
The Concert under the Stars Series continues at the Donald W. Reynolds Center Saturday night with live music at the amphitheater.
The Beer and Chicken Band are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. They play country, rock, pop and even a little disco.
The cost of admission is $5 per person. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Poteau Mayor Jeff Shockley and his grillin' team will be providing some local flavor cooking during the concert.
Gates open at 7 p.m.