August 15th, 2014
WHITESBORO â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs bounced back from Tuesdayâ€™s season-opening shutout at the hands of Panama to down the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers 4-2 Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Bulldogs scored twice in the first and single runs in the next two innings for a 4-0 lead.
Panama 7, Whitesboro 0: Tuesday in Panama, Panama pitcher Hannah Goines pitched a two-hitter with nine strikeouts.
Editorâ€™s note: Nothing was reported on Panamaâ€™s Thursday home game against Quinton by press time.
â€¢â€‚Aug 16â€‚â€”â€‚Concert Under the Stars, Jay Falkner Band, 8 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
â€”â€‚Bake sale to benefit Poteau Pound Pups, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Coffee Cup.
â€”â€‚LeFlore County Round-Up Club play day, Cecil Leachman Arena, Heavener. Info: Frank Mode, (918) 839-0330.
â€¢â€ƒAug. 17â€‚â€”â€‚Wright Ministries music and testimony, 6 p.m., New Beginning Family Ministry, 305 S. Saddler. Info: (918) 721-3490 or (918) 649-4708.
Harold Wayne Taylor, 73, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 in Tulsa with his family by his side.
Harold was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Berkley N. and Flora Mae Barnes Taylor.
He grew up in Spiro. Harold joined the U.S. Army, serving from 1958 until being honorably discharged in 1962. Harold married Patsy J. Kinsey on June 23, 1962, in Panama. For most of his life, Harold worked as a machinist in the aerospace industry, retiring in 1995 from A.M.I. In his spare time, Harold enjoyed building trailers and gardening. He will be remembered best for his love for his family.
George Edward Gage Jr., 65, of Wister died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Wister.
George was born June 12, 1949, in Concord, N.H., to George Edward Sr. and Flora Lucille (Follansbee) Gage. He retired after working for the State of New Hampshire for more than 20 years. He was a volunteer fireman in Loudon, N.H., for 10 years. George enjoyed horseback riding and riding his Gold Wing motorcycle. He also enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed music and playing his guitar.Â
Billy Powell, 67, of Sallisaw died Aug. 8, 2014, in Sallisaw.Â
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at First Baptist Church in Bokoshe under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.
Larry D. Kable, 45, of Bokoshe died Aug. 11, 2014, in Sallisaw.
Larry was born on April 8, 1969, in Portland, Ind. He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Kable. He was the owner and operator ofÂ Larry & Leroy's Fix It All Shop in Sallisaw. He loved his family and he enjoyed fishing, riding horses, and grilling.
Darlene Lanigan, 55, of Elk City died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in a Clinton hospital.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at First United Methodist Church in Talihina under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) â€” Twenty Cherokee Nation Fire Dancers are being sent to California to help fight wildfires.
The tribe says the Fire Dancers were deployed Wednesday and will work up to 16-hour shifts each day to help suppress fires and to keep other fires from starting.
The firefighters will join five other Fire Dancers who left earlier this month and remain in California to help fight the fires.
The group is called up by the U.S. Forestry Department.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.
The deadline for the Walk, Run or Dye 5K Color Run in Poteau is drawing near. You must register by Aug. 18 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Â
Register online at the following link: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/eventllr=f98gszjab&oeidk=a07e97szwsk7b0654dc.Â
For more information contact the Poteau Chamber of Commerce at (918) 647-9178.
The final motocross race of the 2014 Summer Series will take place this weekend at RaceDay Park Mx, located on Oklahoma Highway 112 between Poteau and Cameron.
There will be organized practices from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gates will open at 8 a.m. On Sunday, gates will open at 6 a.m., with practicing beginning at 8 a.m. Races will begin at 10 a.m.
For each paying practice fee and race entry, patrons will receive one YZ85 drawing ticket sponsored by Cargill's Yamaha with the drawing taking place at intermission on Sunday. You must be present to win.
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