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June 9th, 2015

Panama election less than four hours from close

June 9, 2015

Panama voters have less than four hours left to cast their ballot in the Panama Municipal Election ending at 7 p.m. today [June 9].
Five candidates are on the ballot after the April results were ruled illegal in District Court.

Catholic Charities in need of food donations

June 9, 2015

Catholic Charities is seeking donations for their food bank. The organization serves all churches in LeFlore County. For this month, a total of 376 meals were served, feeding 149 families. Foods needed include canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned meats, peanut butter, jelly, crackers and rice. Central National Bank of Poteau is accepting donations at their business or you can call (918) 810-5123 for delivery or pickup information.

DAILY FEATURE: Trending Tuesday

June 9, 2015

Here are a few trending topics for your Tuesday afternoon.

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June 8th

Bodies of Okmulgee men missing after rock festival found

June 8, 2015

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of two men who have been missing since they attended a music festival in Pryor two weeks ago have been found in a lake.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 20-year-old Cody Parrick and 20-year-old Ben Barrar were found Sunday night inside a vehicle submerged at the Onapa boat ramp on Lake Eufaula (yoo-FAW'-luh) in McIntosh County.
Troopers say they responded to a call about a submerged car around 7:40 p.m.

The bodies have been taken to the state medical examiner's office.

DAILY FEATURE: Remember Then?

June 8, 2015

Here is a look back at Aug. 23, 1973 in the archives of the Poteau Daily News.
See attachments for additional pictures.

June 5th

Whitesboro basketball player signs with CASC

June 5, 2015

Blake Blagg-Tidwell, a 6-4 guard from Whitesboro, signed a basketball letter of intent with the Carl Albert State College Vikings in a signing ceremony Thursday morning at CASC.
The Whitesboro graduate is looking forward to playing close to home.
“I am really excited to keep playing basketball,” Blagg-Tidwell said. “It has always been a dream of mine to play college basketball. I am really happy to get the opportunity to come play at Carl Albert because it is close to home.”

2015 Panama Summer League Softball Tournament Bracket

June 5, 2015

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For

June 5, 2015

You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!

June 4th

County athletes play softball, baseball in 43rd Kiamichi All-Star Classic; Spiro softball player North Most Valuable Player

June 4, 2015

The saying “Third time’s the charm’” certainly held true for the final day of the 43rd annual Kiamichi All-Star Classic, featuring softball and baseball games.
After being rained out and/or canceled due to wet fields on May 24 and May 30, the games finally took place Wednesday afternoon at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.
Several LeFlore County and area athletes participated in both games, both taken by the South.

Panama Summer Softball League Schedule

June 4, 2015

Field No. 1
Howe vs. Quinton, 9 a.m.; Panama vs. Roland, 10:10 a.m.; Heavener vs. Keota, 11:20 a.m.; Pocola vs. Keota, 12:30 p.m.; Panama vs. Stigler, 1:40 p.m.; Panama vs. Spiro, 2:50 p.m.; Panama vs. Vian, 4 p.m.
Field No. 2
Panama vs. Heavener JV, 9 a.m.; Heavener JV vs. Quinton, 10:10 a.m.; Pocola vs. Wilburton, 11:20 a.m.; Heavener vs. Wilburton, 12:30 p.m.; Spiro vs. Talihina, 1:40 p.m.; Wister vs. Ozark, Ark., 2:50 p.m.; Cameron vs. Wister, 4 p.m.
Field No. 3

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