June 26th, 2014
Eugene Gardner, 93, of Oklahoma City died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the Fort Sill National Cemetery, Lawton, under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service,Â Talihina.
Sharla Ann Shirley, 36, of Branch, Ark., died Monday, June 23, 2014. She was born August 11, 1977, in Poteau to the late Evelyn Pendergrass. She also was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ellis Pendergrass, and her brother, Tony Dale Pendergrass.
Sharla was a 1997 graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron. She was a beautiful woman, loving mother, wife, daughter and sister.
Velma L. Timbs, 76, of Wister died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Velma was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Howe to Estle and Carrie (Harris) Stacy. She worked in a bakery. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guy; daughter, Patricia White; and siblings.
Editorâ€™s note: Results and point standings include the top three, then any other local racers.
Pure Stock Race
1. Zane Hunter, Alma, Ark.; 2. Jim Richesin, Van Buren, Ark.; 3. Jesse Garner, Alma; 10. Junior Grim, Pocola.
Factory Stock Race
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith, Ark.; 2. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 3. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.
Super Stock Race
1. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 2. Gean Davlin, Shady Point; 3. Ty Evans, Fort Smith; 12. Ron Grover, Pocola.
USRA A Modified Race
The Wolf Ridge Junior Golf Clinic will take place this afternoon as well as the next Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The clinic is open to youth ages 5 and older. The clinic for ages 5 to 17 will be from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday for the next four weeks. Cost is $10 per golfer per session.
The clinic for ages 18 and older will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday for four weeks. Cost is $20 per golfer per session.
For additional information, call Randall Wheat at (918) 721-1596 or the pro shop at (918) 647-2582.
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The foursome of Kale Holton, Jeremy Crites and Pam and Bonnie Harless won the 2014 Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament on Monday afternoon at Wolf Ridge Country Club.
The tournament had 42 two-man teams in the field.
Kendrick Hardaway was named the 2014 Oklahoma Coaches Association High School Athlete of the Year. He will receive a scholarship from the Oklahoma Coaches Association to attend the college of his choice this fall. Although it is rare to participate in many sports at a large high school, Hardaway has excelled in four sports throughout his career at Poteau High School.