January 24th, 2015
The Greenwood [Ark.] Bulldogs wrestling team spoiled Senior Night for the Poteau Pirates as they left town with a 40-31 victory Thursday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
Trailing 31-22 going into the final three matches, the âDogs not only won all three of those bouts but did so by pin to give them the come-from-behind victory.
The Pirates were originally scheduled to participate this weekend at the Sallisaw Tournament, but it was canceled.
Getting a double-double of 25 points and 11 rebounds from Kilah Cummings proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 78-65 win over the Connors State College Cowgirls on Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
Despite getting 19 points, including five 3-point baskets from Derek Mack, it wasnât enough for Vikings in their 87-66 loss to the sixth-nationally ranked Cowboys in Thursday nightâs nightcap.
Elizabeth Ann Schweikhard, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Tulsa.
Allen Andrew Kersh, 95, of Shady Point died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Pocola.
Allen was born June 14, 1919, in Cowlington to Rufus Hugh and Maude (Jones) Kersh. He was a minister for more than 50 years, a carpenter, the Shady Point Fire Chief, a sharecropper and farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lorene on Jan. 4, 2001; grandson, Shawn Kersh; great-grandson, Buddy Burleson; great-granddaughter, Alesha Billy; five brothers and three sisters.
Charles William âBillâ James, 60, a retired Tulsa public school teacher, formerly of Poteau died Thursday, Jan. 22, in Tulsa.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Irene James of Poteau.
Bill is survived by his wife, Elisabeth James; sons, Andrew, Christopher and Vincent; daughter, April Rose of Broken Arrow; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and David Stimson of Wyoming; brother, Michael James of Poteau; and niece, Allie James of Poteau.
Serenity Funerals and Crematory of Tulsa is handling arrangements.
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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 âÂ criminal felony
CMâ criminal misdemeanor
FD âÂ 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 20, 2015
Four teams will have a chance for some hardware, but only two teams will succeed in the 83rd LeFlore County Tournament.
Todayâs fifth-place games at Spiro saw their match-ups set with wins Wednesday at the Howe Gym as the Wister Wildcats and the Whitesboro Bulldogs, along with the Pocola Lady Indians and the Leflore Lady Savages, will vie for fifth-place trophies today.
The âCats survived, but barely, as they outlasted the LCT host Howe Lions 49-47. The âDogs rallied in the final quarter to down the Heavener Wolves 39-34.