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December 5th

Talihina falls again in state semis, this time to Cashion Wildcats

December 6, 2014

GLENPOOL — In 2013, the Talihina Golden Tigers saw their perfect football season end in the Class A state semifinals. The same thing happened in 2014.
With an injured senior qarterback Alan Lockhart, the second-ranked Golden Tigers just couldn’t function offensively as hoped as they lost 48-32 to the fifth-ranked Cashion Wildcats. Talihina ends its season at 12-1.

Howe boys, Whitesboro girls win third-place games in EOSC Classic

December 6, 2014

WILBURTON — The Howe Lions and the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs were the first LeFlore County teams to get some hardware from the 2014 Eastern Oklahoma State College Classic this year.
The Lions beat the Clayton Bulldogs 49-46 in the third-place game of the Blue Bracket of the EOSC Classic at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse on Friday night right after the Lady Bulldogs got past the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 43-28 in the girls third-place game.

Arkoma girls, Leflore boys make Gold Bracket title games at EOSC Classic; Lady Savages fall in championship semifinals; Mustangs reach consolation finals

December 6, 2014

WILBURTON — There will be two LeFlore County teams, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs and the Leflore Savages, trying to win Gold Bracket titles today at the Eastern Oklahoma State College Classic at Claud. C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
The Lady Mustangs stampeded past the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs 76-47 on Thursday night at EOSC to set up this afternoon's 3 p.m. title game against Buffalo Valley, which downed Leflore 39-32. The Lady Savages and the Lady Mustangs played for third place Friday night at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 5, 2014

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Gas prices below $2 a gallon in Texas, Oklahoma

December 5, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gas has dropped below $2 a gallon at a handful of stations in Oklahoma and Texas this week, a level that a price-watching group says is the lowest in the nation and a bargain that's proven irresistible to some long lines of drivers coming from miles away to fill up.

Patrick DeHaan with said early Friday that three Oklahoma City stations were the only ones in the United States with sub-$2 gas. A Texas station also later dropped its price below that level.

Poteau girls begin basketball season tonight at McAlester

December 5, 2014

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series previewing the Poteau High School basketball teams.

The Poteau Lady Pirates basketball team made it to within two wins of the Class 4A State Tournament, bowing out in the area tournament consolation semifinals to Hilldale.
The Lady Pirates, who were 15-11 last season, will begin their new season on the hardwood tonight as they will travel to meet the McAlester Lady Buffaloes at 6:30 p.m. at Brumley Gym.

Talihina cousins ready to get Golden Tigers into state finals; No. 2 Talihina faces No. 5 Cashion in Class A state semifinals tonight in Glenpool

December 5, 2014

One year ago, the Talihina Golden Tigers were prepping to meet the Ringling Blue Devils in the Class A state semifinals. The Blue Devils beat the Golden Tigers in that game, but last week Talihina avenged that loss to Ringling with a state quarterfinal road victory.
“It felt great, but it felt even better knowing we got back to the semifinals again,” senior wide receiver/linebacker Ty Trowbridge said. “That’s the main thing.”

Gobble, gobble! I hope y'all had a Happy Thanksgiving

December 5, 2014

I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving last week. We had the whole family over on turkey day. After dinner, we all went out to the “Jody Ray Sports Complex” and played ping pong, tether ball, pool and got into a heated badminton match. We watched all the holiday football games, too. Everybody left after we took our annual Thanksgiving Day pictures.
I passed out at 7 p.m. that night. I was exhausted, since i got up at 2:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to start cooking. I slept hard, and I didn't know where I was when I awoke! Man, that turkey was powerful.

Who got arrested?

December 5, 2014

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 or

Dec. 3

Steven Lee Helms

Jaquita Scheffler

Dominque Shavez Reed

Dec. 4

December 4th

Whitesboro boys, Howe girls named top seeds for JH LCT

December 4, 2014

The Whitesboro Bulldogs and the Howe Lady Lions were named the top seeds for next month’s LeFlore County Junior High Tournament at Wednesday night’s seeding meeting at Shady Point, which is this season’s tournament host team. The JH County Tournament will be Jan. 5-10.

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