Christmas break has started, and I am ready for a hunting trip. Several of my buddies are heading to my lease in Clayton to do some bow hunting and camping.
It is going to be a good time, and, hopefully, some good hunting. The weather is going to be a little warm until this weekend, and then it is supposed to cool off again.
This is the time of year when the bucks should be chasing the does around that are coming into estrous for the second rut. I have heard some hunters talking about seeing bucks on the move in the last few days.
PANAMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs and the Panama Razorbacks went overtime Saturday afternoon in the Green Valley Conference Tournament consolation finals, with Arkoma prevailing.
While Tuesday night's game at the Panama Gym was just as nailbiting, the Hogs avenged Saturday's loss with a 70-66 victory.
PANAMA â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks defeated the Arkoma Lady Mustangs for the second time in less than a week Tuesday night, posting a 45-41 victory at the Panama Gym
Trailing 36-33 after three periods, the Lady Razorbacks, who beat the Lady Mustangs in the championship semifinals of the Green Valley Conference Tournament on Thursday night, outscored them 12-5 in the final period to get the win.
Hannah Goines' free throws with 6:39 left in the game gave Panama a 37-36 lead, which the Lady â€™Backs would not relinquish.
Billy Joe Laughlin, 82, of Spiro died Tuesday, Dec. 18. Services will beat 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mayfied Cemetery, Goodman, Mo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Edwin Elzie Bowman, 75, of poteau die Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Poteau. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in the Dowden Funeral Home Chapel, Heavener. Burial will be in Hodgen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Terry Edward Koeninger, 65, of Poteau died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Poteau.
Terry was born Feb. 11, 1947 in Plainview, Texas, to Ernest Edward and Gussie Margaurite (Orcutt) Koeninger. Terry retired in 2007 after 38 years with J.C. Penney. His tenure with J.C. Penney began in Lubbock, Texas. Ten years were in Fort Smith, Ark., as assistant manager. The last 13 years he was manager in Maysville, KY. Terry began his courageous battle with cancer in 2008 and on Tuesday he won, receiving his prize of Heaven.