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June 18th, 2013

Police kill man who took girl at Oklahoma store

June 18, 2013

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man who'd taken a toddler hostage at a Walmart Market in suburban Oklahoma City.

Midwest City Police Assistant Chief Sid Porter says the child wasn't harmed in the incident Monday afternoon. Police say Sammie Lamont Wallace took the 2-year-old girl out of her mother's shopping cart and held a knife to the child. Porter says the store was evacuated within minutes and police began negotiating with Wallace.

Porter says an officer opened fire after Wallace began "counting down" on the girl's life.

Rodsters rock the Panama car show

June 18, 2013

The annual Panama car show was a hit Saturday at the Panama Elementary Schools. More than 30 cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display as well as vendors and entertainment.
PDN photo by Kim Ross

NTSB: Poor eyesight probable cause of Okla. Crash

June 18, 2013

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The driver of one of two freight trains that collided in the Oklahoma Panhandle last year, killing three railroad workers, had complained that he couldn't distinguish between red and green signals, an investigator told the National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday.

Dr. Mary Pat McKay was among several investigators presenting evidence to an NTSB panel in Washington charged with determining the cause of the June 24, 2012, crash near Goodwell.

June 17th

Plaques Yes, Game No

June 17, 2013

Howe Girls Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 17, 2013

Tuesday
At Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse, Poteau
Poteau JV vs. Arkoma, 5 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Heavener, 5:45 p.m.; Poteau JV vs. Panama, 6:30 p.m.; Heavener vs. Panama, 7:15 p.m.
At Howe Missionary Baptist Church
Howe vs. Buffalo Valley, 5 p.m.; Red Oak vs. Buffalo Valley, 5:45 p.m.; Howe vs. Red Oak, 6:30 p.m.
At Pocola
Pocola vs. Clayton, 5 p.m.; Poteau vs. Clayton, 5:45 p.m.; Poteau vs. Pocola, 6:30 p.m.
At Wister
Wister vs. Whitesboro, 5 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Whitesboro, 5:45 p.m.; Wister vs. Talihina, 6:30 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Talihina, 7:15 p.m.
At Porum

Sports Briefs — With Update About 'Mud Duck' Camp

June 17, 2013

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 2013 Poteau Coed Church Softball League registration has begun.
Any church that is interested in playing at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex this summer needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
The entry fee is $400 per team. Deadline to entry is June 26.
League will begin play on July 8 or 9.
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Sports Briefs — With Update About 'Mud Duck' Camp

June 17, 2013

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.
• • •
The 2013 Poteau Coed Church Softball League registration has begun.
Any church that is interested in playing at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex this summer needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
The entry fee is $400 per team. Deadline to entry is June 26.
League will begin play on July 8 or 9.
• • •

Former CASC employee charged with theft; pleads guilty

June 17, 2013

A former employee of Carl Albert State College has pleaded guilty to money theft after the FBI was called to investigate missing federal funds.
Jennifer Hall Campbell, 45, of Poteau was employed at CASC as the campus federal programs bookkeeper and a Perkins loan officer.
On June 6, the U.S. District Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma filed information in the case charging Campbell with federal program theft.

Howe Boys Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 17, 2013

Today
At Heavener
Heavener vs. Spiro, 5 p.m.; McCurtain vs. Stigler, 5:40 p.m.; Heavener vs. Stigler, 6:20 p.m.; Spiro vs. McCurtain, 7 p.m.; Spiro vs. Stigler, 7:40 p.m.; Heavener vs. McCurtain, 8:20 p.m.
At Pocola
Pocola vs. Panama, 5 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Sallisaw, 5:40 p.m.; Pocola vs. Sallisaw, 6:20 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Panama, 7 p.m.; Panama vs. Sallisaw, 7:40 p.m.; Pocola vs. Bokoshe, 8:20 p.m.
At Talihina
Talihina vs. Leflore, 5 p.m.; Wilburton vs. TBA, 5:40 p.m.; Talihina vs. Wilburton, 6:20 p.m.; Leflore vs. TBA, 7 p.m.; Leflore vs. Wilburton, 7:40 p.m.; Talihina vs. TBA, 8:20 p.m.

Poteau soccer All-Stater scores both East goals in 2-1 victory over West

June 17, 2013

NEWCASTLE — Fresh off winning the Class 4A state title last month, three Poteau Pirates — Zack Roebuck, Justin Barnes and Kyle Matos — made sure their final high school game was a win.
Roebuck scored both goals, one of which was assisted by Barnes, as the East beat the West 2-1 in the 2013 All-State Boys Soccer Game.

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