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August 13th, 2014

Poteau Chamber gets new sign

August 13, 2014

Billy Spearman, owner of Sidewinder Signs in Poteau, puts the finishing touches on the new sign for the Poteau Chamber of Commerce now located in the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
Photo submitted

Hearing set in lawsuit over Oklahoma executions

August 13, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for next month in a lawsuit filed by a group of death row inmates over Oklahoma's execution procedures.

U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot on Tuesday scheduled a hearing for Sept. 18 in the case, which was filed by 21 inmates following the April 29 botched execution of Clayton Lockett. The inmates are trying to halt any attempt to execute them using the state's current lethal injection protocols.

VIDEO: Is Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

August 13, 2014

VIDEO: Is Peyton and Eli Manning’s Latest Attempt at Rapping a Touchdown?

Who got arrested

August 13, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Aug. 12

Randi Leigh Harris, CM-13-691; $235 cash bond

Awesome Austin

August 13, 2014

Tri-State Speedway Results, Point Standings

August 13, 2014

Saturday Night at Pocola

Editor’s Note: All race results and division point standings will have the top three and any other local racer.
Pure Stock Race
1. Jesse Garner, Alma, Ark.; 2. Jim Richesin, Van Buren, Ark.; 3. Marshall Penson, Van Buren.
Factory Stock Race
1. Michael Brasch, Pocola; 2. Wendell Vaughn, Pocola; 3. Jay Anderson, Springdale, Ark.
Super Stock Race
1. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 2. Neil Johnston, Fort Smith, Ark.; 3. Ron Grover, Pocola; 7. Chris Nicholson, Pocola.
USRA A Modified Race

August 12th

Heavener girls beat Cameron in Pocola Tournament on Monday; Spiro, Wister girls also post opening-day wins; Lady Yellowjackets stay alive with win over Stigler

August 12, 2014

POCOLA — The Heavener Lady Wolves got their 2014 fast-pitch softball season off and running with an 8-0 win over the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets in the Pocola Tournament on Monday.
The Lady Wolves met Wister, which blanked the Keota Lady Lions by the same 8-0 score on Monday, in the wininer's-bracket semifinals on Tuesday, with the winner playing in the winner's-bracket final at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Leflore girls open season with sweep of Clayton

August 12, 2014

LEFLORE — The 2014 fast-pitch softball season got underway Monday for the Leflore Lady Savages in fine fashion as they swept the Clayton Lady Bulldogs by scores of 12-0 and 6-0.

Cameron boys suffer season-opening sweep at hands of Oktaha Tigers; Whitesboro boys don't participate in scheduled three-way

August 12, 2014

CAMERON — The 2014 fall baseball season got started on a down note for the Cameron Yellowjackets as they were swept by the Oktaha Tigers by scores of 15-12 and 9-7.
The Whitesboro Bulldogs also were to have opened their season in what was to have been a three-way but did not participate. The ’Dogs opened the season Tuesday afternoon at home against Clayton in a battle of Bulldogs.
Editor's note: Nothing was reported on Howe's baseball game against Buffalo Valley by press time.

Ronald Butler Gates

August 12, 2014

Ronald Butler Gates, 67, of Poteau died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home.
Ronald was born June 3, 1947, in Miami, Okla., the son of Daniel John and Billie Leah Engleman Gates. He graduated from Savanna High School in the class of 1965.
He worked for the state of Oklahoma as an appeals judge for the employment office before transferring to Poteau where he worked as the office manager until his retirement in 2007.
Ronald married Nan Stanton Corder on May 20, 1980, in McAlester.

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