April 6th, 2013
The Poteau Lady Pirates track team won its third meet of the season in the state of Oklahoma â€” its own.
The Lady Pirates won the Poteau Invitational on Friday afternoon at Costner Stadium with 154 points. Broken Bow was second (122 points), followed by Idabel (94), Quinton (65.67), Howe (57.33), Heavener (53), Haworth (33) and Spiro (28).
The Idabel boys won the team title with 161 points, with Sallisaw second (106 points), followed by Quinton (79), Broken Bow and Haworth (76), Poteau (48), Spiro (41), Roland (35), Heavener (18) and Howe (four).
MUSKOGEE â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team split Friday's four games to begin play in the Muskogee Tournament, but one of those wins was a big upset.
The Lady Pirates, ranked 10th in Class 6A, upset No. 7 Jenks 10-8 after holding off Sequoyah-Tahlequah 3-2.
Poetau lost 8-2 to No. 6 Muskogee and 8-0 to No. 2 Westmoore.
The Lady Pirates did not finish high enough in their pool to play in the medal games today.
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In 2008, the LeFlore County Historical Society acquired the Hotel Lowrey Building, corner of Witte Street and Dewey Avenue, in historic downtown Poteau. Since then, the society has focused on remodeling the building into a museum. The LeFlore County Museum at the Hotel Lowrey will house one of the largest collections found in Southeastern Oklahoma.
What began 17 years ago in a small little shop with two nail technicians has grown to a full service salon with five hair stylist and the same two nail technicians.
Linda Delap and Missy Alexander opened the Onyx Shop in Wister in 1995 chatting things up with the ladies while sculpting their nails.
A few years later, Linda and Missy closed the Wister shop and relocated to the Tortoise and the Hair in Poteau.
As their clientele grew, the ladies decided to, once again, go out on their own.
For over sixty years the name Kerr has been associated with progress, education and sustainability.
Robert S. Kerr was Oklahomaâ€™s first native-born governor, a wealthy oilman and a powerful U.S. senator. But he never forgot the lessons of land stewardship he learned as a boy growing up on a small farm near Ada.
Enchanted with the beauty of southeastern Oklahoma, Senator Kerr came to Le Flore County in the 1950s. He established a ranch and herd of registered Angus.
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Last Friday, a group of motorcross riders went to RaceDay Park Mx to ride, since all our kids were out of school for Good Friday. It was a great day with perfect track conditions.
Now, Iâ€™m having a little problem with this little 65-feet high jump. I just canâ€™t quite clear it yet. I always land short because I just donâ€™t commit to it because itâ€™s a long jump and, to be honest, Iâ€™m a little intimidated by it.
The recreation areas along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System are federal property that is maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers. The Tulsa District of the Army Corps of Engineers has delayed the official opening of its recreation areas until at least May 1.
Once again this week, Mother Nature was the big winner.
Thursday afternoonâ€™s games on the baseball and softball diamonds were rained out.
Talihinaâ€™s baseball game in the Atoka Tournament was rained out Thursday. Talihina coach Jon Bradberry said the tournament likely will become a two-day tournament beginning today.