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July 11th, 2013

Woman injured in interstate crash

July 11, 2013

A two-car accident injured one near Checotah. Oklahoma Highway Patrols said the accident happened at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 40 eastbound on ramp from U.S Highway 69, about 2 miles southwest of Checotah in McIntosh County.

Fishing, fireworks this week

July 11, 2013

I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July like we did. I pulled Cash around on the tube at Wister Lake for a couple of hours, then we headed to Glenn and Cheryl Sisson’s house. They had a redneck water slide set up that went down a hill in their field and ended in a big hole. Huge tarps went the whole length of the “slide,” and even down in the hole so the kids landed in a pool of water. With the addition of a big sprinkler on a fence post and with some baby oil, fun times were sure to follow! The kids slid down that thing for hours.

Sports Briefs

July 11, 2013

The Pirates softball team will have a hamburger meal fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 18 in front of Costner Stadium in the northeast corner of the parking lot by the signal light at Stadium Drive.
Hamburger/cheeseburger baskets cost $6, and orders may be placed by calling (918) 647-1694 or (918) 721-4635.
Orders can be delivered if need be. All proceeds will help fund the team's trip to the World Series, which will be July 19-21 in Shawnee.
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The Carl Albert State College first-ever half marathon run has been slated for March 29, 2014.

July 10th

Tuesday's OK Kids State Tournament Scores

July 10, 2013

Peewee State Tournament
At Poteau Area Recreational Complex
Dale Stixx 6, Poteau Rebels 4
Blanchard Lions 15, Canute Trojans 2
Morrison Wildcats 6, Clinton White 5
Stigler Rangers 5, Stonewall Longhorns 2
Prep State Tournament
At Weatherford
Cameron Elite 4, Clinton Maroon 1
Stigler Panthers 6, Lone Grove Longhorns 2
Noble Bears 21, Stroud Tigers 14
Weatherford Majors 13, Pauls Valley Panthers 0
Coach-Pitch State Tournament
At Elk City
Henryetta Outlaws 14, Spiro Dirtbags 12
Kingfisher 10, Elk City Diamondbacks 3
Durant Diamondbacks 16, Lone Grove Titans 4

Taking a Third (Place)

July 10, 2013

Duck Martin PIT Camp set Friday, Saturday in Wister; many campers wanted for either, both days

July 10, 2013

WISTER — The 2013 Duck Martin Performance Improvement Training (PIT) Camp will take place Friday and Saturday at the Wister High School baseball field. Camp times will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m. daily at the site, and campers can attend both days or just one day of the camp.
However, for the first time, numbers are low in the early stages of registration, which concerns Rodney Nobles, who is one of the camp directors.

Askins to speak at First Friday lunch

July 10, 2013

Poteau Chamber of Commerce will welcome Jari Askins as its keynote speaker Friday.
Kiamichi Technology Center will host the lunch in the Health Building South Campus Room 517/518. Meal cost is $8. For reservations call (918) 647-9178 or e-mail adminpoteauchamber@windstream.net.
Askins will speak about Oklahoma’s Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center on the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Campus in Oklahoma City. 

Softball fundraiser for World Series trip

July 10, 2013

The Pirates softball team will have a hamburger meal fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 18 in front of Costner Stadium in the northeast corner of the parking lot by the signal light at Stadium Drive. Hamburger/cheeseburger baskets cost $6, and orders may be placed by calling (918) 647-1694. Orders can be delivered if need be. All proceeds will help fund the team's trip to the World Series, which will be July 19-21 in Shawnee.

Hosts sought for exchange student program

July 10, 2013

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries from around the world.
By sharing your home for just a semester or school year, you will be giving an exceptional young person from another country the opportunity of a lifetime — to live with you and your family and experience the language, customs and culture of the USA.

Sports Briefs

July 10, 2013

The Durant Diamondbacks defeated the Stilwell Warriors 9-6 in Saturday afternoon's title game of the 2013 OK Kids Coach-Pitch Regional Tournament at Heavener Blues Park
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Registration is open for the 2013 LeFlore County Express Fall Soccer League.
Registration can be done through the Internet at www.leflorecountysoccer.com.
Late registration cost per child is $40.
Payment method details are available at the website.
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The Poteau Area Recreational Complex will have the Men's ASA District Tournament July 12-13.
Entry fee is $175 per team. Deadline for entry is 6 tonight.

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