January 14th, 2013
MUSKOGEE â€” Some hardware from Muskogee County came home to LeFlore County on Saturday night.
The Spiro High School basketball teams swept the title games Saturday night at the Muskogee Bedouin Shrine Classic, each beating undefeated Oktaha in the finals.
The Bulldogs got past the Tigers 61-58 in Saturday night's title game, after knocking off the Haskell Haymakers 72-51 in Friday night's semifinal.
A man accused of robbing a Heavener business will stand trial this week after the selection of a jury Monday.
John Thomas Akin, 38, of Poteau was charged after he and two other people, all wearing masks, allegedly entered the El Soliceto store in Heavener and robbed the clerk at gunpoint in April 2012.
Tommy Joe Vaughn, 44, of Wister died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Wister.Â Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Ellis Chapel Church, Wister, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Doris Lorine Morgan, 71, of Spiro died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Pamela Sue Latta, 50, of Poteau died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in Poteau.Â Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Evans Chapel of Memories, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Helen Davis, 94, of Heavener died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Van Buren, Ark.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at United Methodist Church in Howe. Burial will be in Howe Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.
Lonnie Gene Knight, 81, of Leflore died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Tulsa.
Lonnie was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Leflore to Thomas Lee and Velma (Kitchens) Knight. He was a builder of semi-trailers. Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Vera Sharp.Â
Behind Ericka Edwardsâ€™ 19 second-half points, the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings shocked the 19th-ranked Redlands Community College Lady Cougars 69-62 Thursday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
The 17-point outings by Redlands players Jared Griffin and Quienton Paras proved to be the difference for the Cougars in their 73-64 win over the Vikings.
The CASC teams will return to action Monday night with road games against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in Miami. The womenâ€™s game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the menâ€™s contest at 8 p.m.