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Sports Brief

December 29, 2014

The Stars softball team will have a tournament Saturday at Fort Smith (Ark.) Darby Junior High School.
The tournament is open to boys and girls in grades three through six.
The entry fee is $100 per team.
For additional information, call (479) 252-1810.

Trooper pay raise among first new laws for 2015

December 29, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An across-the-board pay hike for state troopers is among several new state laws that take effect Jan. 1.

Although most new laws took effect on Nov. 1 or shortly after the governor's signature, about a dozen have an effective date that coincides with the calendar year.

TROOPER PAY RAISE:

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Pro Bowl roster announced

December 29, 2014

The 2015 Pro Bowl roster was announced Tuesday. The Broncos led the league with nine players selected, followed by the Cowboys (six), Patriots, Seahawks, Steelers, Eagles and Colts (five each).

Who got arrested?

December 29, 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 www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Dec. 24

Bobby Joe Smith

John Wayne Melton Jr.

Dec. 25

William Adam Buckner

December 26th

Some holiday hoops next week

December 26, 2014

After a week off from high school basketball, there will be just enough to satisfy your fancy.
The Heavener Bi-State Holiday Festival will be Monday and Tuesday the newly refurbished Heavener Gym.
The complete schedule is listed at the end of this column.
Also, the Talihina teams will return to action Jan. 3, hitting the road for games against Preston.
Schedule
Monday
Heavener Bi-State
Holiday Festival
Girls — Spiro vs. Acorn, Ark., 3 p.m.; Heavener vs. Oden, Ark., 6 p.m.
Boys — Spiro vs. Acorn, Ark., 4:30 p.m.; Heavener vs. Oden, Ark., 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Heavener Bi-State

Brown wins first Pigskin Picks Contest of 2014

December 26, 2014

Panama's Ches Brown won his first Poteau Daily News’ Pigskin Picks Contest of the season last week, going 7-3 and winning the tie-breaker — which was the score between Indianapolis and Dallas last Sunday, which was won by the Cowboys 42-7. Brown won $25 for his winning ballot.
The Week 19 ballot for next weekend’s contest will be in Tuesday’s edition. That ballot will need to be turned in by noon Wednesday to be eligible for that week’s $25 prize-winning check since there will be New Year's Day college games on it.

William Walker Rogers

December 26, 2014

William Walker Rogers, 95, of Claremore died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro. Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

Ricky Clyde Jernigan

December 26, 2014

Ricky Clyde Jernigan, 62, of Poteau died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Oklahoma City.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Poteau. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Salud “Sally” James

December 26, 2014

Salud “Sally” James, 94, of Poteau died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, in Poteau.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Evans and Miller Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial in James Cemetery at Calhoun. Family visitation will be at 2 p.m. before the service.

Hulan Arville Mosley Jr.

December 26, 2014

Hulan Arville Mosley Jr., 70, of Cameron died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Hulan was born Nov. 28, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas, to Hulan A. Sr. and Christine M. (Boatman) Mosley. He worked for more than 30 years with the Union Pacific Railroad. Hulan enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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