June 25th, 2014
The Wolf Ridge Junior Golf Clinic will take place this afternoon as well as the next Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The clinic is open to youth ages 5 and older. The clinic for ages 5 to 17 will be from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday for the next four weeks. Cost is $10 per golfer per session.
The clinic for ages 18 and older will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday for four weeks. Cost is $20 per golfer per session.
For additional information, call Randall Wheat at (918) 721-1596 or the pro shop at (918) 647-2582.
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The foursome of Kale Holton, Jeremy Crites and Pam and Bonnie Harless won the 2014 Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament on Monday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The tournament had 42 two-man teams in the field.
Kendrick Hardaway was named the 2014 Oklahoma Coaches Association High School Athlete of the Year. He will receive a scholarship from the Oklahoma Coaches Association to attend the college of his choice this fall. Although it is rare to participate in many sports at a large high school, Hardaway has excelled in four sports throughout his career at Poteau High School.
Ceb Scott wins District 3 County Commissioners race. After the votes were counted Scott received 62.6 per cent of the vote over Roger Cheek.
A run-off for LeFlore County Assessor will be between Brenda Cockburn and Mindy White neither getting the mandatory 51 per cent of the vote on Tuesday. Run-off voting will be in August.
Jacob Cannon Freeman, infant, died Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, in New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Alta Wilson, 83, of Spiro died June 23, 2014, in Midwest City. She was born March 11, 1931, in Keota to Henry Madison and Fairy Syuillar (Renis) Brammer. She was a homemaker.Â
She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, John E. Wilson; two sons, Donald Ray Miller and Jerry Wilson; brother, John Brammer; and sister Lillie Byrd.
Parker Street is temporarily closed today [June 24] east of the Harper Street intersection while city workers complete repairs to utility lines.
Local polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today [June 24].
Local races include LeFlore County Assessor and District 3 County Commissioner. All candidates in the local races are Democrat.
If no candidate gains a majority of the votes, a runoff will be be held Aug. 26.
Other races will decide Democratic and Republican nominees for the Nov. 4 general election, unless runoffs are needed.
Democrats will vote in three races besides the two county contests:
â€¢â€‚U.S. representative District 2 â€” Earl E. Everet and Joshua Harris-Till.