June 22nd, 2012
At Red Oak
Colbert vs. Sequoyah-Tahlequah, 10 a.m.
Poteau vs. Silo, 11:15 a.m.
Dale vs. Rattan, 12:30 p.m.
Heavener vs. Red Oak, 1:45 p.m.
Colbert/Sequoyah-Tahlequah winner vs. Poteau-Silo winner, 3 p.m.
Dale-Rattan winner vs. Heavener-Red Oak winner, 4:15 p.m.
3 p.m. winner vs. 4:15 p.m. winner, 5:30 p.m.
Christopher Kenyon Simpson, 26, of Fort Coffee, was arrested Thursday evening by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in connection with the double murder of Ka'Loni Flynn and her unborn child.
Investigator Shawn Ward, OSBI, Investigator Travis Saulsbery, LeFlore County District Attorney's Office and members of the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department arrested Simpson at his home without incident.
Thursday night's home game for the Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team against Okmulgee at Poteau High School's Town Creek Park was canceled due to Okmulgee lacking enough players for the game â€” as well as the possibility of Thursday night rain.
Coach Dave Oliver said the Okmulgee game will try to be rescheduled for July 10, but no date has been set as of this time.
The 15th annual Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Monday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Lunch and check-in will begin at noon Monday.
The entry fee is $65 per person or $130 per two-player team. Two mulligans will be available for $10, with a limit of four per team.
For additional information, call (918) 647-9178.
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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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Betty Florence Hackney, 79, of Heavener died Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Heavener. Viewing will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at her favorite fishing hole on Wister Lake.
John Schleupner, 64, of Poteau died Monday, June 18, 2012, in Poteau. John was born September 21, 1947, in New Jersey.Â He worked at OK Foods Inc. in Fort Smith, Ark., as Director of Quality Assurance since 1993.
Survivors include his mother, Lillian Schleupner of Springfield, N.J.; brother and sister-in-law, WarrenÂ and Eleanor Schleupner of Mocksville, N.C.; their two children, Heather Schleupner of Mocksville and son, James Wallace of Chicago; uncle, George Ilg of New Jersey; aunt, Maria Franzo of New Jersey; cousins, Andy and Jeannie Schleupner of New Jersey.Â