April 9th, 2013
Jimmy âJimâ Boydston, 73, of Spiro died Monday, April 8, 2013. No services are scheduled. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Charles Edward Griffith, 79, of Poteau died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Charles was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Gilmore to William E. and Desie (Brown) Griffith. He was a mechanic at McDonald Smedley Chevrolet. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald; three brothers, David Griffith, Bill Griffith Jr., and Cotton Hale; and four sisters, Nell Davis, Thelma Samanowitz, Rhina Billy and Betty Ward.
The Heavener Roundup Club's 2013 playday season will begin at 7 p.m. Friday in the Davis Arena in the Hontubby community just south of Heavener.
Organizers have decided to run all of the lead line events at 7 p.m. All other age groups are guaranteed not to begin before 8 p.m. and will include a 10-minute warm-up period in the arena. There are divisions for all ages.
GORE â The Panama Lady Razorbacks will enter this week's LeFlore County Tournament with a second-place finish.
The Lady Razorbacks lost 7-6 to the Keota Lady Lions in the title game.
Panama opened the tournament with wins over Sallisaw-Central 10-0 and Wilburton 10-7, but lost to Keota in the 7-5 before beating Heavener 8-2.
Heavener went 3-2 in the two-day event. Before losing to Panama on Saturday, Heavener beat Porum 7-3, Sallisaw-Central 17-1 and Wilburton 16-10, but lost 15-7 to Keota.
WASHINGTON, Okla. â The Pocola Lady Indians softball team went 1-2 on Saturday at the Washington Tournament.
The Lady Indians beat Lindsay 11-4, but lost 9-4 to Moore and 10-2 to Mangum.
Merchant fraud is an unfortunate loss many business owners may encounter. "Risky Business: Protecting Your Business from Theft and Fraud" is offered to teach small-business owners how to be on guard for merchant theft and fraud and take the necessary steps to prevent it. The workshop will be held on April 22 from 3-5- p.m. at the OSU Cooperative Extension Office, 103 N. Church St.
It was a rough weekend of softball for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings, who dropped three of four games in a pair of doubleheaders.
The lone win was a thrilling 10-9 come-from-behind victory in Saturdayâs nhightcap over Rose State, which took the opener 6-3 in nine innings.
On Sunday, Western Oklahoma State College swept Carl Albert, winning 5-3 and 11-0 in a five-inning, run-rule contest.
ATOKA â The Talihina Golden Tigers baseball team split its two games in the rain-shortened Atoka Wood Bat Tournament last weekend.
The Golden Tigers edged the Calera Bulldogs 8-7, but lost 8-4 to Silo Rebels.
Spiro 11, Locust Grove 3: Sunday night at Arvest Park in Springdale, Ark., the Bulldogs, who suffered a heart-breaking 10-9, nine-inning loss to Poteau in the finals of the 32nd LeFlore County Baseball Tournament earlier in the day in Cameron,, took out their frustrations on Locust Groveâs Pirates.
One county tournament down, one to go. The LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Tournament started Monday, but because there are only nine teams, the tournament's title game will take place at 7:30 tonight at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
If the Poteau Lady Pirates, who are the top seed this spring, win it, it will mark a rarity in that the same school won the three major girls county tournaments. Poteau won the fast-pitch title in September, and captured the basketball county title in January.
Poteau at Sallisaw, 5:45 p.m.
Heavener at Cameron, 4 p.m.