November 13th, 2011
The Carl Albert State College basketball teams began their home seasons in fine fashion with a happy homecoming Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Vikings rallied to down the Bacone College junoir varsity 67-45 for their first win of the season, which came in the heels of the Lady Vikings' 80-29 rout of the Bacone JV.
At halftime of the men's game, Kelly Taylor was crowned as CASC's homecoming queen.
The Poteau High School cross country runners were honored with a postseason banquet Thursday night at the Dale Cox Community Center.
The highlight of the night was when Poteau Coach Tim Hall unveiled a new record board which shows the top runners in Poteau High School history. In fact, four runners' times this season made the top 10 in their respective category.
On the boys' side, Nico Hall is currently third all-time in 3.1-mile races with a 17:59, while Daniel Stacy is ninth all-time (19:05).
Deven Bond (13:12) is fifth all-time in the girls' side, while Sheridan Hoyer (13:20) is seventh.
Lonnie E. Thurmon, 81, of Cameron died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services are pending with Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Nan Kathryn Smith, 69, of Howe died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Howe. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Dowden Funeral Home Chapel under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Sue B. (Kennedy) Dutton, 81, of Poteau died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the First Methodist Church in Leflore with burial in Leflore Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Howard Larry Perkins Sr., 65, of Pocola died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Pocola. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Steep Hill Cemetery, Jenny Lind, Ark., under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Cristallee Gardner, 47, of Panama died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Panama. She was born Jan. 22, 1964, in Reno, Nev., to Elwin and Lola (Bradin) Foster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Poteau.
Ricky William Bull, 53, of Van Buren, Ark., died
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Graveside services
will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Forest
Park Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of
Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.
The LeFlore County EMS board will decide Monday whether to approve Donald Faulkner as contractor for the Talihina station construction project.
Directors also will discuss staffing an additional ambulance or inter-facilty transport unit, and a partnership agreement with the Choctaw Nation.
The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. in the EMS conference room at 1215 S. Broadway.
The November meeting of the LeFlore County Hospital Authority Governing Board will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room C at Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
Marion Fry is this yearâ€™s recipient of the CASC Distinguished Alumni Association Award. He began his college education as a member of the Scholars Program at Carl Albert State College where he was active in student organizations and activities, including the Circle K Club and the Student Government Association while earning a degree in Pre-law.