January 13th, 2015
KINGSTON â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers basketball team went 1-2 in last weekend's Kingston New Year's Classic 2015. They opened with a 59-48 win over Silo in Thursday's opening-round game, but lost in the semifinals 60-52 to Atoka. In Saturday's third-place game, the Golden Tigers suffered a 48-44 lost to the host Kingston Redskins.
The Lady Golden Tigers were hoping for a two-game winning streak, but it wasn't meant to be as they lost 32-30 to the Silo Lady Rebels in the consolation finals on Saturday.
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 â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â 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.
Robert Dotson, county warrants; $6,948.20 cash
The Pocola Indians and the Howe Lady Lions were crowned champions of the 2015 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament on Saturday night at Carl Albert State Collegeâ€™s Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The Indians rallied in the fourth quarter to down their archrivals, the Panama Razorbacks, 39-35 in Saturday nightâ€™s finals.
The Lady Lions had too much firepower from Jalei Oglesby, whose 40 points helped Howe handle Spiro 57-31.
One LeFlore County Tournament down, one more to go â€” that being the high school version, which will begin Monday.
The 2015 LeFlore County Tournament Guide will be in Saturdayâ€™s edition. Thus, for those high schools that have not gotten us everything I need for this special section, I must have team photographs and numeric rosters by Wednesday. The photographs and the rosters may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The rosters also may be faxed to (918) 647-8198.
The Poteau High School basketball teams split its Friday night home games with local rival Heavener at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates were on fire from 3-point range, hitting 13 of them and eight of those in the second half, as they pulled away in the second half to win going away 64-45 over the Wolves.
In the girls' game, a late fourth-quarter rally by the Lady Wolves lifted them to a 40-36 win over the Lady Pirates.
Nan (Remy) Pope, 50, of Spiro died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in New Hope Cemetery.
James Edward Moore, 56, of Poteau died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Poteau.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at New Beginnings Family Ministry in Poteau with the Rev. Don Martin officiating. Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Emma Lee Skinner, 69, of Poteau died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Pocola.
Emma was born Sept. 15, 1945, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Orville and Wilma (McConnell) McCroskey. She worked many years as a convenience store manager. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
Emma was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bobby, Dinger and Eddie McCroskey; sister, Ann Marie McCroskey; sister-in-law, Leta McCroskey.
Nancy Jean Miller Neal, 68, of Poteau passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Poteau.
Nancy was born March 3, 1946, in Haileyville to Vernon William and Effie Evamae (Oldaker) Lilley. She was a homemaker.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; 1-year-old first-born son, Curtis Lee McClode; sisters, Rita Lilley, Millie Strosser; brother, Curtis Ray Lilley.
Getting 15 points and nine rebounds from Vanessa Matlock proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 84-70 win over the Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks on Thursday night.
Holding the Mavericks to 34.6-percent shooting from the field was the key for the Vikings in their 61-53 win on Thursday night.
The CASC teams will return to action Monday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse against Murray State College. The women's contest will be at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.