April 12th, 2013
The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team played Friday in the Muskogee Festival. Two weeks from now, the team will return there for the playoffs.
The Lady Pirates were sent to Muskogee along with Bixby and Broken Bow for the Class 6A Regional Tournament.
As for Class 4A, 3A and 2A baseball, four of LeFlore Countyâ€™s teams were given the honor of being a district tournament host.
Poteau will entertain Roland for the Class 4A District Tournament.
Spiro will host Heavener in the Class 3A District Tournament.
A unique opportunity for filmmakers is coming to Carl Albert State College on Friday and Saturday.
The inaugural Midnight Oil Film Race will begin on Friday at 11:30 p.m. and end on Saturday, April 20 at 11:59 p.m.
Marcus Blair, CASC film studies instructor, said teams will have 24 hours to complete a film. There can be up to five filmmakers plus as many actors as needed per team to produce a five minute short film. Just prior to the beginning of the 24 hour time period, a theme, item, and action will be revealed to teams that must be incorporated in the films.
To mark the end of the tax season and raise money for various causes, the Christian Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church in Poteau holds a luncheon as near as possible to "tax day," April 15.
This year's dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the church at Parker and Witte.
The menu includes zesty chicken pasta, salad, rolls, cookies and a drink. Cost is $7 and carry-outs will be available by calling 647-3400 on the day of the lunch.
Advance tickets area available at True Value hardware or the church office.
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Cavanal Chorale was founded in 2008 by Brian Holloway, who wanted to establish an ensemble that would perform advanced-level choral repertoire of various genres. The first concert series was presented in July, 2008. To date, nine themed concerts series have been performed in local venues, plus the first production of the opera, â€śAmahl and the Night Visitors,â€ť which is planned as an annual event.
â€śIt was Divine influence that brought my family here. This community fits us,â€ť said David Grovdahl, director of LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services. â€śMe and my wife Shannon love our jobs. We are home ... we finally feel like we are where we are meant to be.â€ť
For nearly four decades, a Poteau man has dedicated his life to making a positive impact on youth in need, but that era came to an end after Rick Couriâ€™s retirement in December.
Couri, 65, has spent the past 39 years of his life working for LeFlore County Youth Services. During his time with the organization, he has had an effect not only on the children he has helped and their families, but also on a community and his co-workers.
â€śA Bike for Daylonâ€ť will happen May 18. Daylon is a 13-year-old with cerebral palsy who wants a bike to ride with his family.
Funds are being raised to help his parents purchase an adaptive bike for him.
For more information, call Rachel Pickerel at (918) 649-4028.
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The second annual Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament 2-Man Scramble will take place at 8 a.m. and approximately 1 p.m. April 27 at Choctaw Country Club.
The entry fee is $135 per team, but for teams that have golf carts their fee will be $120.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its fourth tournament of the 2013 circuit Saturday at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake.
There were 31 boats with 56 anglers who caught 35 total fish that weighed 104 pounds. The average fish weighed 2.97 pounds, and three limits were caught.
Save the world, recycle.
God bless our troops and veterans.
Have a great weekend.
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Any questions or pictures, make contact with Jody Ray Adams on Facebook, on the â€śJody Ray Fishing Hotlineâ€ť at (918) 649-7387 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRYOR â€” Class 4Aâ€™s defending state girls golf champions, the Poteau Lady Pirates, took home all the top honors at Thursdayâ€™s Pryor Invitational.
The Lady Pirates not only won the team title with a 379, but Class 4A defending individual state champion Hannah Ward won the the top medalist honor with a 78.
In fact, two other Lady Pirates placed in the top 15. Cathleen Manlove was seventh with a 94, while Skylynn Terry was 11th with a 99.
Dallas Terry shot a 108, while Alyssa Vineyard carded a 110.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Wolves soccer team opened its district season Tuesday night at Harvey Stadium with a 7-0 shutout of the Hugo Buffaloes.
The news was not as good for the Lady Wolves, who suffered a 4-0 loss to the Keys (Park Hill) Lady Cougars in the first game on Tuesday. The Lady Wolves never got a shot on goal in the game.
Both teams will return to action Friday in road district games against Westville. The girls game will be at 5 p.m., followed by the boys contest at 7 p.m.