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August 7th, 2014

Sports Briefs

August 7, 2014

Tickets still remain for the Poteau Pirates’ football season opener in the Hooten’s Kickoff Classic against Alma, Ark., at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside High School at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
Tickets for adults and students cost $7 per person, while pre-schoolers will be admitted for free.
For those wishing to purchase tickets, call Poteau coach Greg Werner at (918) 839-4572 or come by the high school or football fieldhouse.
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Glen Curry

August 7, 2014

Glen Curry, 74, of Spiro died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Russell Transue

August 7, 2014

Russell Transue, 69, of Talihina died Thursday, July 30, 2014, at his home.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Talihina First Assembly of God under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Services.

John Wheat

August 7, 2014

John Wheat, 75, of Talihina died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Victory Baptist Church in Talihina under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Services.

Judy Ramsey

August 7, 2014

Judy Ramsey, 55. of Spiro died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

The family will hold private services at a later date. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Leslie Earl Odom

August 7, 2014

Leslie Earl Odom, 83, of Poteau died Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014, in Poteau.

Leslie was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Poteau to Henry Archie and Callie (Wiley) Odom. Leslie was a welder. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, James Odom, Henry Odom and Pauline Scott. 

Fallin will not attend Garvin County event

August 7, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin does not plan to attend a fundraising event for the Garvin County Republican Party that a flier says will include discussion of the Ku Klux Klan, the governor's spokesman said Wednesday.

Fallin, a Republican who is seeking re-election to a second four-year term, is listed as the guest speaker in a flier distributed by Republican organizers in the southern Oklahoma county for the Aug. 23
"GOP Bean Feed" event featuring a meal of beans and cornbread.

Who got arrested?

August 7, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center from 8-4-14 until 8-5-14. 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.

August 6

Marissa A. Garcia, CM-12-101, PO-12-23, CM-12-101; $2,244.76 cash bond

August 6th

Updated Panama Preseason Softball Festival Schedule

August 6, 2014

Editor’s note: The schedule of the 2014 Panama Preseason Softball Festival that was listed in Saturday’s edition in Diamond Notes has been changed. Below is the updated schedule of the three-day event that begins this afternoon.

Thursday’s Games
Field No. 1
McCurtain vs. Vian, noon; McCurtain vs. Sallisaw-Central, 1:10 p.m.; Heavener vs. Checotah, 2:20 p.m.; Spiro vs. Checotah, 3:30 p.m.; Poteau vs. Konawa, 4:40 p.m.; Panama vs. Konawa, 5:50 p.m.; Poteau vs. Prairie Grove, Ark., 7 p.m.; Panama vs. Prairie Grove, 8:10 p.m.
Field No. 2

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