October 15th, 2012
Henry R. Ivy, 72, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Greenwood, Ark. Henry was born Aug. 21, 1940, in Spiro to Charlie C. and Annie (Jenkins) Ivy. He was a factory worker.
Henry was preceded in death by Charlie, Annie (Jenkins), George, Laney, Marine, Edward, Sonny, Aline, and Margaret Ivy; three nephews, two nieces; and five sisters-in-law.
Funeral services for Paul Dale Hicks, 67, of Weatherford will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the Nazarene Church with Todd Derbyshire officiating. Burial will take place at 4 p.m. at Maxey Cemetery in Wister under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home, Weatherford.
Paul was born on Sept. 24, 1945, to Homer Elton Hicks and Robbie Marie (Bullard) Hicks in Leflore County. Paul went to be with the Lord on Friday Oct. 12 at his home surrounded by his large loving family.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” The Arkansas Razorbacks' defense showed up for the second straight week as the Hogs trounced the Kentucky Wilcats 49-7 at Frank Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium Saturday night, despite more than an hour lightning delay in the first quarter. The game was finally called with 5:08 to go in the third after a second storm delay.
The home of George Chester, located in the 700 block of Witte Street in Poteau, caught fire at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday morning. According to Poteau Fire Chief Jon Pickel, a postal worker on her way to work saw the fire and was able to wake Chester up and help him get out of the home before he was injured.
The fire is under investigation by the Oklahoma State Fire Marshal's Office.
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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Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Anyone who is interested in coaching a Buccaneer Basketball team for the upcoming season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
CANADIAN â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers clawed their way to another football victory Friday night, posting a road win over the Canadian Cougars by a score of 34-6 in District A-6 action.
TULSA â€” Even though it was a non-District C-4 contest, the Arkoma Mustangs won for the second straight week as they handled Eagle Point Academy 46-16 Friday night at Hicks Field.
â€śIt was 27-0 at the end of the first quarter, and we kind of shut it down from there and cruised on,â€ť said Mark Weatherton, Arkoma's coach.
HARTSHORNE â€” In what was supposed to be the best match-up of Friday night's District 2A-6 games, it did not turn out that way. The homestanding Hartshorne Miners struck a gold mine as they blanked the Pocola Indians 40-0.
TULSA â€” The Poteau Pirates stood toe to toe with Class 4A's top-ranked Cascia Hall Commandos Friday night. Even though the final score was 24-3, the game henged on two fumbles â€” one that was waved off and one that should have been allowed. The Commandos were the benefactors of both calls. Poteau lost a touchdown in the final quarter as Jace Pitchford appeared to have crossed the goal line only to have the ruling from the officials that he fumbled, with the hosts making the recovery.
SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs entertained the Heavener Wolves Friday night at McClain Stadium in a renewed LeFlore County rivalry and came away with a 45-28 win in District 3A-8 action.