February 25th, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Oklahoma could join a growing list of states calling for a convention to be held to amend the U.S. Constitution.
The Senate Rules Committee will consider a bill on Wednesday calling for a constitutional convention to be held to consider amendments to restrict the federal government's power and impose term limits for members of Congress.
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn visited with House and Senate Republicans on Monday and urged them to pass the bill.
Jerry Vandagriff, 69, of Leflore died Monday, Feb. 24, 2015. No services are planned. Cornerstone Funeral Home of Muskogee is handling arrangements.
Claude Alvin Jones of Howe was born Nov. 9, 1954, in Poteau, Oklahoma to Vernon and Imogene (Faulkenberry) Jones. He died Monday, Feb. 23, in Howe at the age of 60.
Beverly Lorrine Avery, 86, of Spiro died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28., at Mallory Martin Funeral Home Chapel. A wake will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Jeffrey Myrle Bradley, 68, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at his home in Mesquite, N.V.
He was born Dec. 4, 1946 in Oak Park, Ill., to Everett Emmett and Florence Helen (Folkes) Bradley.Â
Jeffrey served honorably as a U.S. Air Force sergeant from 1964 to 1968. He graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1974 with an Associate of Science in instrumentation engineering technology. Jeffrey lived much of his life in New Mexico. For 33 years he worked in research at the Los Alamos (N.M.) National Laboratory. In his spare time, Jeff loved fishing and golfing.Â
Abbygail â€śAbbyâ€ť Chance, 2, of Spiro died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Spiro City Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
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.
February 21, 2015
Kimberly Lynn Clark, CF-12-168, CF-12-586; $4,271.56 bond
KIOWA â€” The Arkoma Lady Mustangs kept their hopes at returning to the Class A State Tournament alive Saturday afternoon by beating the Boswell Lady Scorpions 67-50 to win the regional consolation title.
The Lady Mustangs will play the Sterling Lady Tigers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Colbert in the Class A Area Tournament consolation quarterfinals, with three wins putting them back at state.
HAWORTH â€” The Wister Lady Wildcats came oh so close to winning the Class 2A District Tournament on Saturday night, but they ended up losing 58-55 in three overtimes to the host Haworth Lady Lions in the title game.
The Wildcats, who eliminated the Fort Towson Tigers 52-49 on Friday night, suffered a 57-42 loss to the Lions in Saturday night's title game.
Both Wister teams will face Canadian in elimination games Thursday in the Class 2A Regional Tournament in Canadian. The girls' game will be at 1:30 p.m., with the boys contest at 3 p.m.
There are some local teams in Classes A and B knocking on the door in their hopes of making their respective state tournament.
The complete playoff schedule is listed below:
Class 4A Regional Tournament
At Fort Gibson
Poteau girls vs. Sallisaw, 1:30 p.m.
Poteau boys vs. Fort Gibson, 8 p.m.
Class 3A Regional Tournament
Heavener boys vs. Salina, 3 p.m.
Heavener girls vs. Spiro, 6:30 p.m.
Spiro boys vs. Hartshorne, 8 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Tournaments
Panama vs. Crowder, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Howe girls vs. Pocola, 6:30 p.m.