June 21st, 2013
TULSA (AP) â€” An Oklahoma baby has received a big boost toward her Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan.
State Treasurer Ken Miller awarded $5,529 Wednesday to the winner of the plan's Newborn Sweepstakes, Hannah Gabel of Jenks.
Hannah is one of more than 51,000 babies born in the state last year. She was entered by her parents, Katherine and Brad Gabel.
MUSKOGEE (AP) â€” The federal government says Oklahoma hasn't shown it would suffer harm or damage when provisions of the new health care law take effect next January.
Attorneys for the government made the argument Thursday while asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. U.S. District Judge Ronald White questioned both sides for two hours but did not rule from the bench.
At Poteau High School
Poteau vs. Heavener, 10 a.m.; Poteau vs. Okemah, 11:30 a.m.; Heavener vs. Silo, 1 p.m.; Heavener vs. Okemah, 2:30 p.m.; Okemah vs. Silo, 4 p.m.; Poteau vs. Silo, 5:30 p.m.
At Red Oak â€” Big Field
Keota vs. Coweta JV, 10 a.m.; Coweta JV vs. Ringwood, 11:30 a.m.; Wister vs. Keota, 1 p.m.; Keota vs. Ringwood, 2:30 p.m.; Wister vs. Ringwood, 4 p.m.; Wister vs. Coweta JV, 5:30 p.m.
At Red Oak â€” Little Field
The Leflore County Bass Club will have its last club tournament of the 2013 circuit at Wards Landing at Wister Lake, beginning at safe light Sunday until 3p.m.
After the tournament, the board members will draw for the site of the 2013 Classic, which will be Oct. 5-6.
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More than 60 motorcycles, including nine from Poteau, met the American Veteran Traveling Tribute in Fort Smith, Ark., Thursday afternoon to escort the wall to Roye Park in Stigler.
The tribute is a veteran-owned project committed to traveling the United State to honor, respect and remember those who served in Americaâ€™s armed services. It will be at Roye Park until Sunday. The wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day until 4 p.m. Sunday.
The wall is an exact replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., scaled to an 80 percent version, spanning 360 feet.
An area family is turning from sorrow to saving lives as they reach out to others to donate to help a sick child.
Stephanie McCaslin and Cassie Wagley recently lost their daughter, Kenady Charlotte Catherine Wagley, 15-months, to illness. Kenady's mothers were able to see beyond the tragedy of a life lost so early and realize that Kenady was not only a gift to them but also to other ill children in need.
The Donald W. Reynolds Community Center kicks off its Under the Stars summer concert series Saturday with Kalamity Jane.
The concert is the first of five shows planned at the center amphitheater in the coming weeks.
Kalamity Jane is a pop country all-girl group from Oklahoma whose members' experience ranges from singing in front of churches at a very young age to venues across the region.
Concerts start at 8 p.m. and tickets to the shows are $5 at the gate.