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September 11th, 2013

Quarterback controversy at OU, and Church Golf League

September 11, 2013

Do the Oklahoma Sooners have a quarterback controversy? Trevor Knight started and won his second straight game, but he failed to convert when the Sooners twice got deep in the red zone. However, the fickled Sooner fans at E.K. Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium began to yell, “We want Bell!”
Well, they got him, and he fared no better, even though the Sooners were in an ultra-slow motion offensive style of play with a nine-point advantage.
Do the true Sooner fans remember that Bell personally lost the Kansas State game as he fumbled the ball twice?

Medicare phone scam hits the area

September 11, 2013

Beware Medicare and Medicaid recipients, a new scam may be occurring and you are the target.
One Poteau resident said she received a phone call from an English speaking man who told her he was calling in regard to new Medicare cards being issued on Oct. 1.

Voters approve Cameron sales tax

September 11, 2013

Cameron business owners will see an increase in their tax liability to the town after voters approved a 2 percent sales and use tax during Tuesday's special municipal election.
The measure was previously voted on in November 2012 and was defeated 39-37. The two vote margin reoccurred during the latest election, only this time in favor of the tax. With a much smaller voting turnout, the measure passed 11-9.

Hoyt Jones

September 11, 2013

Hoyt Jones, 78, of Sallisaw died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at New Hope Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

Angela Sabala

September 11, 2013

Angela Sabala, 54, of Heavener died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Rosary will be said at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Immaculate Conception Church in Poteau, followed by a funeral mass at 1 p.m.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Heavener, under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.

Wanda Garner

September 11, 2013

Wanda Garner, 83, of Bokoshe died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Old Bokoshe Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

The Rev. Donial “Don” Williams

September 11, 2013

The Rev. Donial ”Don” Williams, 78, of Poteau died Sept. 10, 2013, in Poteau. He was born April 28, 1935, in Weleetka to Roy and Viola (Teague) Williams. He was a police officer and deputy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Poteau JV, freshmen teams split with Broken Bow

September 11, 2013

The Poteau High School junior varsity and freshmen football teams split their home games with Broken Bow on Monday night at Costner Stadium.
The JV blanked the Savages 22-0, but the Savages took the freshmen game 28-8.
The JV Pirates will return to action at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Costner Stadium against Muldrow, while the freshmen will be idle until 7 p.m. Sept. 19 when they visit Van Buren, Ark.

Poteau Bandit League teams go 1-3 against Greenwood on Saturday

September 11, 2013

GREENWOOD, Ark. — It was a rough start to the 2013 Bandit League season for the Poteau teams on Saturday as the host Greenwood Gray teams took three of the four games played.
Only the sixth-grade team posted a victory on the day, posting a 39-0 win. The fourth- and third-grade teams each lost 12-7 decisions, while the fifth-graders fell 6-0.
The teams will have their home openers next Saturday against Van Buren, Ark., beginning at noon at Costner Stadium. The third-grade game will be first, followed by the fourth-grade game, fifth-grade contest and the sixth-grade game.

Monday's High School Baseball Roundup

September 11, 2013

PANOLA — The LeFlore Savages baseball team fell behind early, but ended up routing the Panola Bearcats 20-1 in four innings Monday afternon.
Trailing 1-0 after an inning, the Savages scored 10 runs in the second inning and five more in each of the next two innings.
Wister 18, McCurtain 3: In McCurtain, the Wildcats jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back.

 

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