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Pharmacist stops scam

August 25, 2011

A narcotics scam went
south after a local pharmacist
found out that the man the
medications were prescribed
to was being treated at a
Norman hospital and wasn’t
receiving the medications.
Shannongail Diane
Rutledge, 59, of McCurtain,
was recently charged with
three counts of obtaining a
controlled dangerous substance
by forgery or fraud
and one count of obtaining
cash or merchandise by
bogus check after she used
an allegedly forged check to
pick up a prescription for a
man she claimed was her

Festival is good family fun

August 25, 2011

This year’s Kiamichi Outdoor
Sportsman’s Festival is September 9 and
The festival begins on Friday,
September 9 at 1 p.m. with a four man
scramble golf tournament at Choctaw
Country Club. Entry fee for the tournament
is $200 per team, and Poteau Main
Street is still looking for hole sponsors.
After the tournament, from 7 p.m. until 9
p.m. there will be live music and vendors
on Dewey Avenue in downtown Poteau.
The following day, September 10,
begins at “first safe light” with a bass
fishing tournament at Quarry Island on
Wister Lake. Buy-in is $40 per head and

Wildcat pride

August 25, 2011

ALL THAT BLING — The Wister Wildcats baseball team don their Class 2A State
Tournament championship rings they won last May. The players were awarded
their state rings in a ceremony Wednesday morning at the Wister High School

Breaking news: Hodgen escapee

August 25, 2011

Officials with DOC and the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department are currently searching for an escapee. William K. Parker, 45, was discovered missing from the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Facility in Hodge around 6 p.m. Parker is described as a whtie male with gray hair and hazel eyes. He weighs approximately 200 pounds.


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