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July 7th, 2014

Grace R. Huss

July 7, 2014

Grace R. Huss, 91, of Poteau died Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Poteau. Grace was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Williams to Martin L. and Frances A. (Moore) Stankewitz. Grace was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Grace was a provider for DHS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garthur Dorsey Huss, on April 5, 1998; three sisters and three brothers.

Sports Briefs

July 7, 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 2014 Spider Webb Invitational will take place Saturday and Sunday at Wolf Ridge Country Club. A practice round will take place Friday.

New council member to be sworn into office

July 7, 2014

Phillip Zearly, newly elected member of the Poteau City Council will be sworn into office tonight [July7] during the town's regular meeting.
The meeting will be held at Poteau City Hall beginning at 7 p.m.
Also meetings of the Poteau Public Works Authority and Industrial Authority will be held tonight.

Local Trooper arrested after wreck

July 7, 2014

A Thursday accident resulted in the arrest of a Trooper for driving under the influence.
Trooper Josh Davies, of Shady Point, was arrested in Sequoyah County after he wrecked his police vehicle that was towing an OHP boat on Applegate Cove Road south of Sallisaw, according to a statement released by OHP.
Davies reportedly tested above the legal limit during a breath test administered by investigating Troopers.
According to OHP he is on routine administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

July 3rd

2014 OK Kids Prep Regional Tournament Bracket

July 3, 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.

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