December 11th, 2013
BOKOSHE â€” The Arkoma Lady Mustangs, the host Bokoshe Lady Tigers, the Howe Lady Lions and the Panama Lady Razorbacks posted opening-round victories in the 2013 Green Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse.
The Lady Mustangs corraled the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs 75-50, the Lady Tigers got past the Wister Lady Wildcats 57-46, Howe routed Keota 82-39 in a battle of Lady Lions and the Lady â€™Backs beat the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets 56-25.
The Poteau Pirates wrestling team may not be at full strength yet due to several wrestlers on the football team that's going for the state title Saturday afternoon, but the ones who are out will begin their season with their home opener against the Van Buren (Ark.) Pointers at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The junior high dual will begin at 6 p.m.
Clifford Donald Israel, 80, of Spiro died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Services are planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Burial will be in Spiro City Cemetery.
Duane Roe, 67, of Poteau died Dec. 8, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark., after battling cancer. Duane was born in Casper, Wyo., Jan. 4, 1946.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, an infant son and two brothers, Kerry Roe of Casper and Kenneth Toca of Decatur, Ill.
Barbara M. Walker, 68, of Pampa, Texas, formerly of Poteau, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Pampa. Barbara was born Sept. 27, 1945, in Canadian, Texas, to Lewis and Bessie (McReynolds) Mathews.
Jennifer Mae Burrow Pyatt, 43, of Poteau died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Poteau. Jennifer was born August 12, 1970 in Fontana, Calif., to Robert James and Grace (Sawyer) Burrow. She was an administrative assistant at Cooper Clinic in Fort Smith, Ark. Jennifer was preceded in death by her grandmother, Charlene Stanley.
Lillie Crims, 99, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Eufaula Manor Nursing Home.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Talihina First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burk-hart Funeral Service.
Leon â€śBootmanâ€ť Cranford, 74, of Talihina died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Talihina School Little Theatre with Frank McCawley Jr. officiating. Burial will be in New Talihina Cemetery under the direction of Burk-hart Funeral Service.
Kelly Dawn Cox, 34, of Spiro died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
Services are planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spiro City Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Traffic was detoured around Oklahoma Highway 112 early Wednesday morning after a head on collision injured two people.
According to emergency personnel, a gray Ford Mustang appeared to cross the center line for unknown reasons striking a red Ford pickup.
Emergency personnel said the driver of each vehicle was injured but in stable condition, both treated by LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services at the scene then taken to Fort Smith, Ark., hospitals.