September 22nd, 2011
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves ended their regular season in dramatic fashion in Tuesday's home three-way against the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers and the Howe Lady Lions.
The Lady Wolves had a pair of fifth-inning rallies to down Talihina 3-2 and Howe 9-8.
Talihina won the middle game 7-1 over Howe, but no more information on that game was reported.
Spiro 8, Wister 1: In Wister, the Lady Bulldogs (17-7) broke a 1-1 tie with a seven-run fifth inning.
WISTER â€” Caleb Hill's RBI single in the seventh inning lifted the Wister Wildcats to a 13-12 victory over the Red Oak Eagles Tuesday afternoon.
Nena Santiago earned the distinction of being named Student of the Month for
August as a participant in the Literacy Initiative Program of the Literacy Council
of LeFlore County. The award is based on attendance in the 30-hour per week program
which enhances reading, writing, math and life skills instruction. Santiago
attended 137 hours of instruction during the month of August. Santiago (center) is
pictured with LIP Instructor Erica Hawkins (left) and LCLC Coordinator Laura
Sealed bids for the
Juvenile Detention Center
in Talihina were opened
Monday morning during
the LeFlore County
meeting and after a brief
discussion, a new owner
Inc., offered the lone bid
for the facility but at first
Lance Smith suggested the
item be tabled due to the
requirement that the bid
be at least 80 percent of
the appraised value.
Once it was confirmed
that the bid by SEI met all
guidelines, Smith made a
motion to accept the offer
and the company was
unanimously awarded the
Banner bandits struck a
local business in Poteau
Friday night while the
Pirates were on the field
battling it out with the
The main branch of
Central National Bank of
Poteau, located downtown,
displayed a Poteau Pirate
banner at the entrance to
the bank in support of the
local football team. But the
banner is no longer waving
in the wind after a thief in
the dark took it.
Gerald Conley â€śJerryâ€ť Hinton, 81, of
Poteau died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in
Poteau. Jerry was born July 10, 1930, in
Bokoshe to Oscar and Lula (Richardson)
Hinton. He worked at the Del Monte
cannery. He was a veteran of the U.S.
Air Force. Jerry was preceded in death
by his parents; sisters, Lorene Tabor and
Neva Thomas; and brother, Ben
Survivors include his sister, Leona Alkire of Manteca,
Calif.; sister-in-law, Glenna Hinton of Poteau; numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones; many
PANAMA â€” Panama pitcher Taylor Eaves has made a name for herself in high school softball by baffling the opposing hitters. She made a difference in another way Tuesday afternoon.
Eaves hit a solo home run in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie as the Lady Razorbacks upset the Poteau Lady Pirates by a score of 1-0.
PANAMA â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks got a pair of wins at home to begin the week as they defeated the Wister Lady Wildcats 6-2, then beat the Keota Lady Lions 2-0.
Wister won the middle game 11-2, but no other information was reported by press time.
Pocola 4, Spiro 1: In Pocola, the Lady Indians (10-11) broke a scoreless tie with a three-run second inning, then added another run in the third inning for a 4-0 lead. Three of the four runs were unearned due to four Spiro errors.
LEFLORE â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets ended their regular season in fine fashion with a 13-0, three-inning, run-rule win over the Leflore Savages on Monday.
Smithville 6, Whitesboro 3: In Smithville, the Braves jumped out to a 5-0 lead after an inning to take control of the game.
Rock Creek 4, Whitesboro 1: Saturday in Bokchito, the Mustangs, no longer coached by Whitesboro Coach Bryan Cartwright's brother, Alan (who is now at Boswell), still handled the Bulldogs.
Editor's Note â€” Howe's home game with McCurtain did not take place due to wet fields and will not be rescheduled.