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July 11th, 2012

Sports Briefs

July 11, 2012

Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18. To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event. For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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I had my best bass fishing week ever

July 11, 2012

The fishing is heating up, along with the weather. I have actually had time to take my boat out to get after some big ol' bass.
This week was my best bass fishing week of my life, as far as size of fish caught is concerned — including my personal best of six pounds.
Saturday morning, Dan Carter and I headed to a private lake at daylight to try our luck. During the first hour, we fished with topwater poppers and caught a few small fish before heading to the deep water in the middle of the lake.

Lakes' arrest gives one family solace from tragedy

July 11, 2012

A father never expects to bury his son, but that is
exactly what Talihina resident Jesse Williams had to do
last year when his son, Brandon, died. Adding to the tragedy
of Brandon’s death was the way he died. Brandon died
on March 23, 2011, at age 27 of a heroin overdose at his
home in Talihina.
Jesse says that from an early age, he and his son would
go hunting together and that his son loved hunting, fishing,
camping, and the outdoors.
“It’s hard to deal with, even now,” says Jesse. Even
now, more than a year since his son’s death, the pain of

Poteau man takes plea in child porn case

July 11, 2012

A man charged with aggravated possession of child pornography has left
his fate in the hands of the courts after entering a blind plea of no contest. Marty Hester, 52, of Hodgen, has been incarcerated since his arrest in October after law enforcement received a report he attempted to sexually assault two children at his business, The Computer Helper, located on South Witte in Poteau. During the investigation officers discovered multiple pieces of child pornography. A report from the OSBI
Computer Crime Lab confirmed that several of the devices seized from

July 10th

This week's Spring Into Business Cash Mob site

July 10, 2012

Today's Poteau Chamber of Commerce Cash Mob business is Eddie's NAPA Autoparts. Eddie and Mary Whitehorn purchased the store in 1992 from Bobby and Oma Hall. Eddie passed away in 2007, leaving the operations and management of the store to his wife Mary, daughter Rhonda, son in law Bill, and granddaughter Jenny. The family hopes to continue the same sales, service and friendly atmosphere serving Poteau many more years. Special to the cash mob, Eddie's NAPA is offering 20% off all cash purchases from 11 till 2 and free cold drinks.

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Poteau Pirates to have three-day football team camp beginning this morning

July 10, 2012

New Poteau High School Football Coach Greg Werner does not want to wait until Aug. 7 when football practice will begin. So, he will get three extra days to get a look at his new players.
The Pirates will have a three-day team camp beginning this morning and ending on Friday morning. The sessions will be from 8 to 10:30 a.m. daily.

Heavener Thunder rout Sallisaw Titans at OK Kids Coach-Pitch State, but Wister, Poteau Pirates rained out

July 10, 2012

WEATHERFORD — The Heavener Thunder OK Kids Coach-Pitch baseball team opened the 2012 State Tournament in fine fashion Tuesday afternoon at Rader Park as they routed the Sallisaw Titans 17-4.
The Thunder will meet Tuttle at 7:45 p.m. tonight in the winner's-bracket semifinals.
However, two other local teams got beat by rain as the Wister Wildcats OK Preps team at Chandler and the Poteau Pirates OK Kids Midget team at Elk City were both rained out on opening day of state on Tuesday.

Riverdawgs' Home Twinbill Moved to Rogers Today

July 10, 2012

State's Second-Best

July 10, 2012

Runners-Up

July 10, 2012

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