The Poteau Daily News has a new Facebook page.
â€śActually we made the switch a few months ago. Word has been slow to get out because we left the old page up,â€ť said PDN publisher Robert Shearon.
â€śThe old page has been eliminated and we are hoping everyone will find their way to our new page. We keep it posted with links to news and sports stories, and some readers have posted comments and notices,â€ť Shearon said.
A rash of burglaries over the last two weeks has resulted in three men arrested in connection with part of them.
Two men, Levi Poor, 25, of Heavener, and Bradley Steelman, 35, of Cameron, were arrested after several guns were stolen from a Hontubby home on Jan. 6. According to the arrest affidavit, Poor told officers he stayed in the vehicle while Steelman went into the home and stole the guns.
Both men have been charged with second degree burglary, knowingly concealing stolen property and conspiracy to commit burglary. They are being held in the LeFlore County Detention Center.
Hosanna Christian Fellowship will hold a weekend crusade Jan. 25-27 with guest speaker Larry Mosely of Tulsa.
Services will start at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.
Hosanna is a Bible-based, non-denominational church focused on
uniting people in the family of God.
It is located at 21920 Branson Road, one mile north of Walmart on U.S. 59.
Childcare will be provided for children second grade and younger.
MIAMI, Okla. â€” Getting 29 points from Jaymere Hadden wasnâ€™t enough for the Carl Albert State College Vikings in their 82-64 loss to the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Golden Norsemen on Monday night.
D. Brownâ€™s 14 points werenâ€™t enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings either, losing 70-48 to the NEO Lady Norse in the first game on Monday night.
The CASC teams will return to action Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse against Seminole State College. The womenâ€™s game will be at 6 p.m., with the menâ€™s contest at 8 p.m.
BOKOSHE â€” For many seasons, Daniel Caldwell coached both the Bokoshe Tigers and Lady Tigers, but this school year he moved to Leflore High School. Monday night at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse, Caldwell brought his new team to town in a homecoming of a sort for the veteran coach. His team didn't disappoint as the Savages handled the Tigers 55-21.
The Lady Tigers won by forfeit over the Lady Savages as a Leflore player's injury in Thursday's game against Red Oak in the 2013 Rock Island Conference Shootout in Buffalo Valley caused the Lady Savages to not have enough players.
Adalee Hope Hollan of Heavener died Jan. 10, 2013, in Tulsa. Graveside services will held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in Hontubby Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Two LeFlore County basketball teams claimed hardware at the 2013 Rock Island Conference Shootout last weekend.
The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs claimed third place after downing the Kinta Lady Eagles 44-30 Saturday afternoon in Wilburton. The Lady Bulldogs lost their championship semifinal 68-24 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles Friday night in Buffalo Valley.
Glenda Yvonne (Lowe) Collins, 67, of Heavener died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at First Assembly of God in Heavener. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Margaret Ann Hamner, 70, of Poteau died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Poteau. She was born Feb. 21, 1942, at Bengal to George and Dorothy (Cogburn) Cannon. She was a homemaker
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Delbert Cannon and Benny Cannon.
Jay P. Shelton, 89, of Shady Point died Dec. 23, 2012, in Pocola. Jay was born March 13, 1923, in Shady Point to Noah and Lula (Winters) Shelton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Jay was a brick mason. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Ilene Shelton; thee sisters, Doris Marie Adams, Marvaline Duck, Rosa Lee Killion; and four brothers, L.B., Million â€śMitt,â€ť Donald and Jackie Dale Shelton.
Survivors include Ronald Dean and Doris Shelton of Shady Point; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones.