March 13th, 2015
Saturday, March 14
LeFlore County Republican Party precinct meetings and county convention, election of officers and delegates to state, 10 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library, 206 S. McKenna. Info: (918) 839-0851.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Ride, registration 9 a.m., bikes out 11 a.m., Panama High School parking lot.
Hard Times in Oklahoma class CANCELED: to be rescheduled later in the year.
Dance with Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m., Spiro Eagles center, all invited.
EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) â€” An employee of a Kansas-based medical helicopter company was killed and two others were injured when their helicopter crashed in remote woods in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said Friday.
The crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday, according to McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson, who said searchers on foot and all-terrain vehicles found the wreckage of the EagleMed LLC aircraft about 4 a.m. Friday. The U.S. Air Force assisted in locating the crash site west of Eufaula, about 120 miles east of Oklahoma City.
Disney released the new song, â€śMake Today the Perfect Day,â€ť from the "Frozen Fever" short film.
It's only two hours until the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma will celebrate their 25th anniversary at Southside Baptist Church on Holsen Avenue in Poteau. Check it out â€” concert begins at 7 p.m.
Wendell Barnhouse and Kristen Keith preview game 3 of the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship in Kansas City featuring the 3-seed Oklahoma Sooners against the 6-seed Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Two years ago, the Talihina Golden Tigers made the Class 2A State Tournament, but lost to Latta in the quarterfinals. The three seniors, Bryar Humphreys, Christian McClain and Alan Lockhart, had a good feeling they would return at least one more time to the Elite 8. That happened Saturday night when they beat Preston in the Class 2A Area Tournament finals at the Wilburton Gym.
Don't forget today's area events:
Creatorâ€™s Gift Community Garden class, 5:30 p.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library.
Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary potluck 6 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m., DAV building north of Poteau of U.S. Highway 59.
The Howe Lady Lions and the Spiro Bulldogs lost their respective area tournament's consolation finals Monday night.
The Lady Lions fell to Quinton in the Class 2A Area Tournament consolation finals in Wilburton, while the â€™Dogs lost for the second time in a week to Sequoyah-Tahlequah in the Class 3A Area Tournament consolation finals in Quinton.
Complete coverage of these games will be in Wednesday's edition.