October 13th, 2011
The Pansy Kidd Middle School football teams split their home games with Broken Bow Tuesday night at Costner Stadium.
The eighth-grade Raiders posted a 33-8 rout of the Savages, but the seventh-graders fell 30-16.
Friday is opening day for the 2011 youth gun hunt. I know of a bunch of kids who have been looking forward to this day for quite a long time. Iâ€™ve got a full agenda for the weekend that includes my boys and some of my ball players.
Jackson, 85, of Poteau
went to be with Jesus
on Saturday, Oct. 8,
2011 in Fort Smith,
Ark. Elouise was born
Aug. 14, 1926, in
Milard, Ark., to George
and Lizzie Hinson.
She was a homemaker and pastorâ€™s
wife. She was preceded in death by her
parents; husband, Bill Jackson; and all
her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by many nieces
and nephews who loved her very
much. She was a special aunt with a
great sense of humor.
Graveside services will be at 2
p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Sallisaw
City Cemetery with the Rev. Jim
Eugene Baughman, 84, of Broken
Arrow died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 11, at Mallory-Martin Chapel
under the direction of Mallory-Martin
Funeral Home, Spiro.
Benny Cantrell, 79, of Buffalo
Valley died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at
Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Burial
will follow at Sardis Cemetery under
the direction of Talihina Funeral
Mary Arizona Persall Robinson,
76, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.
Services will held at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Mallory-
Martin Chapel under the direction of
Mallory-Martin Funeral Home,
Ralph L. â€śRoyâ€ť Dix, 92, of Spiro
died Saturday, Oct. 8. Services will be
held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at
Mallory-Martin Chapel under the
direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral
Edna Martha Smith, 89, of Pocola
died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in Fort
Smith, Ark. Services will be held at
11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at First
United Methodist Church in Pocola.
Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery
under the direction of Evans and
Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.
Ernie Lee Wooten, 97, of Spiro
died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. Services
will held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.
12, at Murry Spur Free Will Baptist
Church under the direction of Mallory-
Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.
Construction on the
Poteau skatepark is nearing
completion and plans
are in motion for the grand
opening celebration which
will include demonstrations
by professional skateboarders
from the Tony Hawk
Foundation and Bell
According to park officials
construction on the
Heavener skatepark is slated
to begin in about two
weeks as soon as the company
wraps up the finishing
touches on the Poteau
Foundation Director Lisa
Fabian said that donations
are still needed however to
bring the projects to completion.
The Nashoba Youth