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September 8th, 2014

Maureen May

September 8, 2014

Maureen May, 91, of the Haw Creek community died Sept. 7, 2014, in Poteau.
Maureen was born April 20, 1923, in Page to James and Mary (Jackson) Brown. 
Maureen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Junior May; two sisters, Mozelle Johnson and Bonnie Gillham; and one brother, J.T. Brown; and a, granddaughter, Stephanie May. She was raised and lived in the Haw Creek Community all of her life and was a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church. Maureen’s life was dedicated to her family and church. She loved spending time with her children, gardening and quilting.

Florence Mozelle Plummer

September 8, 2014

Florence Mozelle Plummer, 89, of Poteau died Monday, Sept. 08, 2014 in Poteau. Mozelle was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Memphis, Texas, to O.W. “Boots” and Lois (White) Wise. She was owner-operator of Buster’s Buffet. 

VIDEO: Highlights: Oklahoma State gets past Missouri State

September 8, 2014

Watch highlights of Oklahoma State's victory.

Who got arrested?

September 8, 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

Sep. 6

Lysander Melton, CF-2014-106m CF-2013-333, public intoxication; $870 bond

September 7th

2014 LeFlore County JH Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament Bracket

September 7, 2014

September 6th

Wister, Cameron, Leflore advance to today's championship semifinals at Howe Wood Bat Tournament; Host Lions, Whitesboro boys tried to stay alive Friday for that night's consolation finals

September 6, 2014

Three LeFlore County high school baseball teams will be in the mix to try to win the 2014 Howe Wood Bat Tournament tonight at Howe's Lions Field.

Friday's/Thursday's High School Softball Roundup

September 6, 2014

TUSHKA — Wister sophomore pitcher Hunter Gibson had a double-digit strikeout performance for the second straight day as the Lady Wildcats beat the Dickson Lady Comets 4-1 Friday afternoon in the Tushka Tournament.
Gibson, who struck out 11 Howe Lady Lions on Thursday, fanned 10 Dickson batters in her complete-game victory.
The Lady ’Cats scored single runs in each of the first two innings for a 2-0 lead, which was plenty of run support for Wister's ace.
Wister 8, Howe 0: Thursday in Howe, Wister sophomore pitcher Hunter Gibson tossed a one-hitter and struck out 11 batters.

Tri-State Speedway Results, Point Standings

September 6, 2014

Saturday At Pocola

Editor’s note: All race results and point standings in each division will have the top three races plus any other local racers.
Pure Stock Race
1. Zane Hunter, Alma, Ark.; 2. Jalon Brewton, Alma; 3. Jim Richesin, Van Buren, Ark.; 5. Junior Thornburg, Spiro.
Factory Stock Race
1. Shannon Cox, Greenwood, Ark.; 2. Justin Johnson, Van Buren; 3. Cecil Hayes, Huntington, Ark.
Super Stock Race

September 5th

Poteau’s slow start dooms Pirates in Thursday night’s loss to Alma

September 6, 2014

The Poteau Pirates did the one thing they feared doing the most, and that was to get behind early against the Alma [Ark.] Airedales in Thursday night’s Hooten’s Classic at Mayo-Thompson Stadium at Fort Smith Northside High School. It seem like they were down 15-0 before the last cord of the national anthem had faded into the ozone layer.
Alma scored two touchdowns on an extremely short field in the opening period.
Too, the Pirates looked good on two drives of 15 and 14 plays, but when the Pirates got close to Alma’s end zone, they lost their rhythm. Also, Alma played strong defense.

Arkoma too much for Bokoshe

September 6, 2014

The latest installment of the LeFlore County 8-man rivalry went the way of the visiting Arkoma Mustangs as they corralled the homestanding Bokoshe Tigers 46-0 Friday night at Tiger Stadium in a game ended by the mercy rule with 9:54 left in the third quarter.
The Tigers started on offense but their drive stalled after four plays, and the Mustangs took possession of the ball at the Bokoshe 33-yard line.
The Mustangs ran the simplest of base plays as Landin Duzan followed his trap block all the way home for a 33 yard TD. Dakotah Roam added the two-point conversion for an 8-0 lead.

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