August 27th, 2014
The Poteau Pirates football team will get one more shot at ironing out the kinks before playing Alma, Ark., at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 4 in the Hootenâ€™s Classic at Fort Smith [Ark.] Northside.
The Pirates will be in a four-way scrimmage with host Tahlequah, Hilldale and Wagoner Thursday night at Northeastern State University.
A six-run sixth inning propeled the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs to a 10-6 come-from-behind win over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Tuesday afternoon.
After trailing 4-0 after two innings and 6-4 entering the fifth inning, the Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the sixth inning, aided by three of Poteauâ€™s six errors in the frame, to take a 10-6 lead.
Howe 10, Whitesboro 7; Smithville 6, Whitesboro 2: In Whitesboro, the Lady Lions jumped out to a 2-0 in the first inning en route to a 5-1 lead in the third inning.
HOWE â€” Cameron pitcher Dillon Jackson struck out 12 batter and threw a one-hitter as the Yellowjackets defeated the Howe Lions 4-0 Tuesday afternoon at Lions Field.
Jackson allowed only a single to Howeâ€™s Chase Blake for his only blemish on the day.
The â€™Jackets scored once in the second inning, twice in the fourth inning and once in the fifth inning.
Wister 10, Buffalo Valley 2: Tuesday in Wister, Wister pitcher Scotty Gibson got his first win of the season as he threw a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Mary Lue (Goodwin) Courtney, 69, of Poteau, died Aug. 26, 2014, in Poteau.
She was born March 5, 1945, in Cameron to Herman T. and Aleen (Owen) Goodwin. She was a homemaker and retired residential property manager.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Dick Wilkerson, 81, of Poteau died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Poteau.
Services are pending with Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
During this Labor Day holiday, many Oklahomans may be planning a trip to one of the stateâ€™s lakes, rivers, or streams to enjoy swimming, boating, canoeing and other water activities. While the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) encourages Oklahomans to visit the stateâ€™s many natural water bodies, the agency reminds residents to be cautious.
A 19-year-old Springdale, Ark., man is dead after he was thrown from the vehicle he was riding in.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Tom Wutkan was a passenger in a 2002 Chevy SUV at about 10:36 a.m. Sunday when the accident happened.
The Chevy, driven by Souvenir Kabua, 19, of Springale was southbound on U.S, Highway 259 about two miles west of Smithville, when the vehicle went off the left side of the road, struck a guardrail and overturned two and one-half times.
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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 â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â 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.
Scott Piovesan, FD-99-064; $31,714 cash bond
WILBURTON â€” The Howe Lady Lions softball team went 2-2 in its four games last weekend in the Robbers Cave Shootout. The Lady Lions beat Cameron 4-1 and Keota 7-6, but lost 12-2 to host Wilburton and 3-1 to Wetumka.
The Lady Yellowjackets went 1-2 in the event. After losing to Howe, the Lady â€™Jackets split two games with Wetumka, winning 6-4 but losing 5-1.
Editor's note: Arkoma was scheduled to be in the event, but no results from any of their games in the Shootout were reported by press time.