January 30th, 2015
Four LeFlore County high school football players and a coach got the ultimate honor earlier this month when they were named to the East All-State Football Team for the 2015 All-State Game, which will take place July 31 in the Tulsa metropolitan area to cap off All-State Week.
Behind 48.1-percent shooting from the field and four double-figure scorers, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings won 86-80 over the Redlands Community College Lady Cougars on Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Getting 18 points from Markell French wasnâ€™t enough for the Vikings in their 74-68 loss to the Cougars in Thursday nightâ€™s second contest.
The CASC teams will return to action Monday night with home games against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The womenâ€™s game will be at 6 p.m., followed by the menâ€™s contest at 8 p.m.Â
Friday nightâ€™s Cameron High School basketball games at McCurtain were canceled due to illness.
The games will be made up next Friday night, with the girls playing at 6:30 p.m. and the boys at 8 p.m.
Tuesdayâ€™s Cameron home games with Howe that were canceled due to illness will be played Monday night in Cameron, with the girls contest at 6:30 p.m. and the boys game at 8 p.m.
Olen Wesley Heflin, 82, of Wister died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at First Baptist Church in Wister with burial in Maxey Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home in Poteau.
Donna Elliott, 60, of Cameron died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fort Smith, Ark.
She was born April 18, 1954, at Kansas City, Kan., to Lee L. and Dorothy G. (Bennett) Shannon. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Donna was foremost a homemaker, however she had many talents and had worked in a variety of jobs over the years.
She was a dental assistant, the friendly face who checked you out at M&M Garden Center and she worked for the OSU Extension Service, to name a few. She was a member of Eastern Star, Belle Point Quilt Guild and OHCE.
David Alan Hall, 41, of Wister died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Tulsa.
No service is scheduled at this time. Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau is handling arrangements.Â
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WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.
The 62-36 vote advanced a top priority of the newly empowered GOP, and marked the first time the Senate passed a bill authorizing the pipeline, despite numerous attempts to force President Barack Obama's hand on the issue. Nine Democrats joined with 53 Republicans to back the measure.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. 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 â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â 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.
January 27, 2015
Brian Keith Luna, CF-08-09, CM-08-487; $2,310.27 bond
The Panama Razorbacks football team finished third in District 2A-6 and made it to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs. For their success, the Razorbacks garnered three special awards from the district.
Panama defensive end Ben Whiteaker was named the Defensive Player of the Year for District 2A-6, while quarterback Andy Burris was named the districtâ€™s Co-Offensive Back of the Year and quarterback/cornerback Tristan Thompson was named the 2A-6â€™s Co-Newcomer of the Year.
Four other Hogs and four Pocola Indians were named to the first team of the All-District 2A-6 Team.