February 25th, 2014
Eric Rose, 17, Wister High School student donated blood during today's [Tuesday, Feb. 25] OBI blood drive. There is still time to donate. The drive ends at 5:30 p.m.
The banquet will be held at Poteau High School on March 6.
Tickets cost $65 for couples and $50 for singles. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. To join the most cumulative single-species conservation organization at this event call Don Clutwood at (918) 649-7470 to reserve tickets.
Kenneth Rose, 84, of Talihina died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Whitesboro Baptist Church with Brother Mark Cook officiating. Burial will be in Whitesboro Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service.
Frank Hugh Martin, 80, of Pocola died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
Services will be held at noon Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Unite Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the U.S. National Cemetery at Fort Smith, Ark. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Spiro.
Vera Lee Johnson, 68, of Poteau died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Latter Day Saints Church in Poteau.Â Burial will be in Dog Creek Cemetery under the direction ofÂ Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
KIOWA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs won the Class A Regional Tournament consolation championship with a 53-41 victory over the Clayton Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs reached the consolation finals with a 55-52 overtime win over the Dewar Dragons in the consolation semifinals Friday afternoon.
SALLISAW â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks and the Pocola Indians won titles in the Class 2A District Tournament on Saturday night, both beating the host Sallisaw-Central teams.
The Lady â€™Backs rallied from a five-point deficit in overtime to down the host Lady Tigers 56-53, while the Indians defeated the host Tigers 65-54.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team did not let the chilly weather Sunday afternoon deter the Vikings from getting a home doubleheader sweep over the East Central University junior varsity Sunday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings took the opener 9-5, then had to score late to take the nightcap 7-6.
The Vikings will return to action in a road doubleheader beginning at 12:30 this afternoon against the University of the Ozarks JV in Clarksville, Ark.
BROKEN BOW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates won their third straight Class 4A District Tournament title as they handled the homestanding Broken Bow Lady Savages 47-33 on Saturday night.
However, the news wasn't as great for the Pirates, who lost their district title game 59-41 to the Savages.
However, both Poteau teams will be in the Class 4A Regional Tournament, and will get to be at home one last time this season.