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February 9, 2013

Anyone interested in coaching a Poteau City League baseball/softball team for the 2013 season should contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939 or via e-mail at parcball@windstream.net.
The first coaches meeting will be at 1 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The season will begin April 29.
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Any team interested in playing in the 2013 Green Country League at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex should have a representative attend the first coaches meeting at 2 p.m. March 9 at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.

February 8th

Eastern teams rout Lady Vikings, Vikings

February 8, 2013

WILBURTON — The Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers outscored the Carl Albert State College Vikings 58-24 in the second half in their 89-56 win over the Vikings on Thursday night at Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
Despite getting 15 points from D. Brown, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 72-48 loss to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineers in the first game of Thursday night's doubleheader.

Quinton teams take pair from Pocola

February 8, 2013

QUINTON — After getting road wins Tuesday night at Stigler, the second of two road games this week did not go in favor of the Pocola High School basketball teams.
The Indians and Lady Indians were swept at the hands of the Quinton teams on Thursday night. The Savages got past the Indians 58-45, while the Lady Savages rallied to defeat the Lady Indians 45-42.

Council puts brakes on small buildings

February 8, 2013

By Ken Milam
Staff Writer

The Poteau City Council placed a moratorium on small business buildings Monday night, pending possible changes to zoning laws.
Mayor Jeff Shockley said no specific businesses are being targeted and the move is meant to protect and maintain attractive business districts.
The moratorium affects commercial buildings less than 20 feet wide.
Shockley said the city Planning Commission will be asked to look at zoning requirements and decide if they should be amended.

Link to ORES Playoff Brackets

February 8, 2013

Here is the link to access the 2013 ORES Basketball Playoff Brackets:
http://www.ores.k12.ok.us/

Super bowl party turns violent

February 8, 2013

By Kim Ross
PDN Reporter

A Super Bowl party turned violent Sunday night after a man was shot three times at his home.
According to LeFlore County Undersheriff, Kendall Morgan, Robert G. Hamner, 35, was shot three times in the abdomen after a domestic altercation erupted. Hamner and four other people were inside the home on Pleasant Valley Road in Poteau when the shooting occurred.

AES makes donations

February 8, 2013

Employees of AES Shady Point donated money they raised for two area organizations by hosting a silent auction during their annual employee Christmas Party. The employees raised more than $3,600 at the event. The Christian Free Medical Clinic and LeFlore County Youth Services each received checks in the amount of $1,834, after being chosen by AES employees as the beneficiaries of their fundraising efforts.

Wister switches to 911 system

February 8, 2013

Wister residents are asked to call 911 to report fires instead of the old Fire Department number.
The old number was disconnected Wednesday, according to City Manager Linston Chronister.
Under the new system, firefighters will be dispatched by radio from the LeFlore County 911 center in Poteau. The center dispatches fire and ambulance calls and routes other emergency calls to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
Wister officials posted news of the change on the city marquee at the park.
Non-emergency calls still can be made to City Hall at (918) 655-7421.

CASC softball team suffers home sweep in season openers

February 8, 2013

It was a rough start to the 2013 season for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team Thursday afternoon at home.
The Lady Vikings lost 11-3 and 10-1 — the latter game in a five-inning, run-rule contest — to Paris, Texas.
The Lady Vikings will return to action when they have a doubleheader rematch with Paris, beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Paris, Texas.

Carl Albert baseball team opens season with sweep

February 8, 2013

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. — The 2013 season got off on the right foot for the Carl Albert State College Vikings baseball team on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings swept the University of the Ozarks junior varsity by scores of 15-0 and 5-0 to open the season 2-0.
The Vikings will return to action with back-to-back road doubleheaders on Monday and Tuesday. Monday’s twinbill against the Bacone College JV will begin at noon in Muskogee, while Tuesday’s doubleheader against Coffeyville, Kan., will start at 1 p.m. in Coffeyville.

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