July 15th, 2015
A Quinton man was taken by life flight to the hospital after wrecking his motorcycle in Haskell County.
The accident happened Tuesday, July 14, on State Highway 9, two miles west of Enterprise.
According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol accident report, Michael W. Scheidt, 57, was headed westbound on his 2003 Honda motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the north edge of the roadway.
He was taken by life flight to St. Johns Hospital in Tulsa with a head injury. He was admitted in stable condition, according to OHP.
Beginning this morning, Wednesday, July 15, Hughes Drive will be closed to traffic from Broadway to Butler.
Crews will replace two large tinhorns beneath the street and the work should take about three days, according to Poteau Street Commissioner Jim Seale.
The duo of Justin Ary and Zach Oliver edged Andrew Dahl and Will Fogelman by a stroke to win the championship flight of the 2015 Spider Webb Invitational, which took place Saturday and Sunday at both Choctaw and Wolf Ridge country clubs. Ary and Oliver carded a 128, while Dahl and Fogelman had a 129.
Coach-Pitch Regional Tournament
Spiro Cardinals 10, Porum Yankees 3
Okemah Panthers def. Roland Warriors, Roland Warriors eliminated
Sallisaw Black Diamonds defr. Muskogee River Bandits, Muskogee River Bandits eliminated
Sallisaw Black Diamonds 14, Okemah Panthers 10, Okemah Panthers eliminated
Sallisaw Black Diamonds 8, Porum Yankees 7, Porum Yankees eliminated
Spiro Cardinals 13, Sallisaw Black Diamonds 12, championship, Spiro Cardinals qualify for state.
Dewar Dragons 11, Muldrow Bulldogs 1
Heavener Thunder 4, Vian Dogs 2
Sallisaw Black Diamonds 16, Muskogee Cowboys 6
Dewar Dragons 10, Atoka Yellowjackets 8
Stigler Panthers 3, Porter Red Sox 2
Sallisaw Cardinals 20, Roland Renegades 12
Caddo Bruins def. Durant Attack by forfeit, Durant Attack eliminated
Sallisaw Wildcats def. Fort Gibson Pirates by forfeit
Caddo Bruins def. Henryetta Cardinals by forfeit, Henryetta Cardinals Â eliminated
Sallisaw Wildcats 13, Sallisaw Outlaws 6, Sallisaw Outlaws eliminated
The Poteau Lady Pirates soccer team will face the host Greenwood [Ark.] Lady Bulldogs at 5:30 this afternoon in the Greenwood Summer League.
The Lady Pirates then will face the Fort Smith [Ark.] Southside junior varsity at 6:40 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Summer League action.
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) â€” New Miss USA Olivia Jordan spoke of the need to discuss race relations en route to her pageant victory and hailed the diversity of women taking part in the contest during a post-pageant question about Donald Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants.
Jordan of Oklahoma was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, wearing a hot pink strapless dress with a full, flowing skirt as she smoothly navigated the interview portion of the competition to beat out 50 other contestants.