July 16th, 2013
Many have seen the two decorated bulls in town. One on the north end by the Cavanal Scenic Expressway ramp and the other on the south side of the Poteau Chamber of Commerce. Well the newest of many to come has found its home.
The Central National Bank bull was delivered Tuesday afternoon.
Delivery people said the next bull to be unveiled belongs to JoB Construction.
Candidates for two seats on the Talihina Board of Trustees will begin filing their declarations of candidacy at 8 a.m. Monday at the LeFlore County Election Board.
The filing period will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to Election Board Secretary Sharon Steele.
Candidates will file for a four-year term on the board and a two-year unexpired term.
The nonpartisan special municipal election will be held Sept. 10, Steele said.
A Pocola man was critically injured after a semi slammed head on onto his vehicle Tuesday morning.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Alvin Jamerson, 32, of Millerton was driving a 1995 Peterbilt tractor trailer hauling a load of cattle east on U.S. highway 270 west of Wister when he told police he fell asleep. Jamerson's semi crossed the center line striking a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Randy Don Woodard, 59, of Pocola.
Don't call the cops just yet, that isn't a prowler it's the pink flamingo flockers and you have just been flocked.
If you wake up and look out your window to find you are now the proud caretaker of a flock of flamingo's who have found their way into your yard, it isn't vandalism, it's a fundraiser for a good cause.
Employees with Central National Bank's north branch are raising proceeds for the LeFlore County Relay of Life cancer event to be held Sept. 7.
Peewee State Tournament
At Poteau Area Recreational Complex
Poteau Rebels 13, Clinton White 2, Clinton White eliminated
Poteau Rebels 7, Morrison Wildcats 6, 6 inn., Morrison Wildcats eliminated
Saturday's Title Games
Poteau Rebels 7, Dale Stixx 6, 6 inn.
Poteau Rebels 2, Dale Stixx 1, Poteau Rebels win state title
Prep State Tournament
Pauls Valley Panthers 8. Stigler Panthers 7, 7 inn., Stigler Panthers eliminated (the incorrect score was reported in Saturday's paper)
James â€śJimboâ€ť DeGrandis, 48, of Pocola died Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Pocola.Â Â
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola.
Dessie â€śLoisâ€ť Berry, 75, of Tulsa, formerly of Poteau, died Friday, July 12, 2013, in Tulsa.Â Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Bokchito Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Mary Lee Fullen, 68, of Panama died Sunday, July 14, 2013. in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at First Baptist Church, Shady Point, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.