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January 24th, 2015

Greenwood wrestlers spoil Poteau's Senior Night; Pirates will return to action next Thrusday at Stilwell to complete district duals; this weekend's Sallisaw Tournament canceled

January 24, 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 ’Dogs 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.

CASC teams split home games with Connors State; Carl Albert teams face archrival Eastern on Monday night in Wilburton

January 24, 2015

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 wasn’t enough for Vikings in their 87-66 loss to the sixth-nationally ranked Cowboys in Thursday night’s nightcap.

January 23rd

2015 LeFlore County Basketball Tournament Boys Consolation Champions

January 24, 2015

2015 LeFlore County Basketball Tournament Girls Consolation Champions

January 24, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Schweikhard

January 23, 2015

Elizabeth Ann Schweikhard, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Tulsa.

Allen Andrew Kersh

January 23, 2015

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 “Bill” James

January 23, 2015

Charles William “Bill” 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.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

January 23, 2015

The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.

Who got arrested?

January 23, 2015

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 — 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.

January 20, 2015

Wister, Whitesboro boys, Pocola, Leflore girls make fifth-place games

January 23, 2015

Four teams will have a chance for some hardware, but only two teams will succeed in the 83rd LeFlore County Tournament.
Today’s 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 ‘Cats survived, but barely, as they outlasted the LCT host Howe Lions 49-47. The ’Dogs rallied in the final quarter to down the Heavener Wolves 39-34.

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