July 17th, 2015
â€˘â€‚July 18 â€” Free lunch and clothing giveaway, noon to 2 p.m., New Beginning Family Ministry, 305 S. Saddler.
â€”â€‚Concert with Jay Falkner Band and Earl Hearon, 8 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
â€”â€‚Maidens of Mayhem roller derby match to benefit Catholic Charities food pantry, 5:30 p.m., Skate-Reation.
â€”â€‚Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Walmart.
â€”â€‚Dance, Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m. to midnight, Spiro Eagles center. Everyone welcome.
â€˘â€‚July 19 â€” Spaghetti dinner and pie auction to raise funds for a kidney transplant for Blake Johnico, 11 a.m., Talihina Community Center.
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Footballâ€™s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.
Panama Boomers 12, Elgin Owls 2
Weatherford Majors 16, Brushy Mountaineers 1
Weatherford Minors 16, Brushy Mountaineers 1, Brushy Mountaineers eliminated
Elgin Owls 17, Stilwell Indians 8, Stilwell Indians eliminated
Roff Tigers 1, Ada Rivals 0
Noble Cubs 6, Canute Trojans 4
Kingfisher Yellowjackets 12, Spiro Dirtbags 11, Spiro Dirtbags eliminated
Sterling Tigers 14, Fort Gibson Tomahawks 7, Fort Gibson Tomahawks eliminated
Elgin Owls 11, Weatherford Minors 1, Elgin Owls played Panama Boomers on Wednesday afternoon
Weatherford Majors 8, Stilwell Indians 7
Ada Rivals 1, Spiro Dirtbags 0
Roff Tigers 4, Kingfisher Yellowjackets 2
Canute Trojans 4, Sterling Tigers 3
Noble Cubs 10, Fort Gibson Tomahawks 2
CINCINNATI (AP) â€” Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseballâ€™s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats walked off the field.
Trout, who is the nephew of retired City of Poteau Water Department employee Charles Busonick and his wife Sandra, became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star Game, then became the first player to take home the Midsummer Classicâ€™s Most Valuable Player Award two years in row.
A Quinton man was taken by life flight to the hospital after wrecking his motorcycle in Haskell County.
The accident happened Tuesday, July 14, on State Highway 9, two miles west of Enterprise.
According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol accident report, Michael W. Scheidt, 57, was headed westbound on his 2003 Honda motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the north edge of the roadway.
He was taken by life flight to St. Johns Hospital in Tulsa with a head injury. He was admitted in stable condition, according to OHP.
Beginning this morning, Wednesday, July 15, Hughes Drive will be closed to traffic from Broadway to Butler.
Crews will replace two large tinhorns beneath the street and the work should take about three days, according to Poteau Street Commissioner Jim Seale.
The duo of Justin Ary and Zach Oliver edged Andrew Dahl and Will Fogelman by a stroke to win the championship flight of the 2015 Spider Webb Invitational, which took place Saturday and Sunday at both Choctaw and Wolf Ridge country clubs. Ary and Oliver carded a 128, while Dahl and Fogelman had a 129.