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July 3rd, 2014

Sports Briefs

July 3, 2014

The 2014 Choctaw Country Club Junior Golf Clinic will take place the next three Tuesdays. The clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday.
The entry fee is $10 per child per week, which includes drinks each week. All ages are welcome.
At the end of the eight-week clinic, there will be a tournament, a cookout and a pool party.
For additional information, call (918) 647-3488.
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The Heavener Ballpark and Heavener Chamber of Commerce will have a 7-3 Coed Softball Tournament on Saturday at Blues Park.

Walls, Fairless earn 2014 Team of the Year honors

July 3, 2014

During the LeFlore County Bass Club’s 2014 tournament season that ended June 21 at Wards Landing on Wister Lake, 38 teams competed for the title of Team of the Year.
The 2014 Team of the Year honors went to the duo of Josh Walls and Eric Fairless, who caught a total of 66.32 pounds of bass.
Jason Wickware and Russ Warner were second in the race for Team of the Year as they caught 63.62 pounds. Jeff Hardin and Dennis Roper were third (60.47 pounds), followed by Haskell and A.J. Higgins (59.55) and Joey Chitwood and Tony Parker (55.68).
Save the world, recycle.

Martha Louise LaFaver

July 3, 2014

It has been almost one year since Martha Louise LaFaver, dearest mother and grandmother, was released from pain and worries on Wednesday, July 27, 2013.

Grace R. Huss

July 3, 2014

Grace R. Huss, 91, of Poteau died Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Poteau. 
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 7, at the Oakland Cemetery Pavilion in Poteau under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Traffic detoured for possible fatal wreck

July 3, 2014

[July 3 1:10 p.m.] Oklahoma Highway Patrol, LeFlore County EMS, LeFlore County Sheriff's Department, several other police and fire agencies currently are working an accident at U.S. Highway 59 and Oklahoma Highway 9 (Sallisaw Y). Traffic is being rerouted at Sunset Corner and west of the intersection.
According to radio traffic, a pickup and Semi trailer collision has possibly left one person dead and another injured.

July 2nd

Wonderful Ward

July 2, 2014

Tri-State Speedway Results, Point Standings

July 2, 2014

Editor’s note: Each division’s results and point standings will have the top three and any other local racers.

Pure Stock Race
1. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 2. Lowell Steward, Rudy, Ark.; 3. Jalon Brewton, Alma, Ark.; 8. Junior Thornburg, Spiro.
Factory Stock Race
1. Jay Anderson, Springdale, Ark.; 2. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.; 3. Darren Scott, Springdale.
Super Stocko Race
1. Tony Anglin, Walnut Ridge, Ark.; 2. Dylan Davlin, Shady Point; 3. Neil Johnston, Fort Smith, Ark.; 5. Robert Knowles, Buffalo Valley; 6. Ron Grover, Pocola.
USRA A Modified Race No. 1

Anthony Sanders

July 2, 2014

Anthony Sanders, 54, of Talihina died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Talihina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 7, in the Sardis Community Building. Burial will be under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.

Clarence Hamm

July 2, 2014

Clarence Hamm, 74, of Beggs, formerly of Poteau died Monday, June 30, 2014.
Services will be held Monday, July 7, at First Baptist Church in Beggs. Burial will be in Beggs Cemetery under the direction of McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.

July 1st

Future World Cup Players?

July 1, 2014

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