According to Michael Davidson, emergency management director,significant flooding has occurred overnight in areas of central and southern LeFlore County. Some areas received over 6â€ť of rain fall in storms that were slow moving or training over the same general area, said Davidson.
The first week of games in the 2013 Panama Summer Softball League was rained out Thursday afternoon and night.
Panama coach Grant Ralls said the complete 21-game slate of games that were rained out Thursday will be rescheduled, but the date has not been set.
Week 2â€™s games will be played next Thursday, beginning with a game at noon and ending with three games starting at 8 p.m.
The complete Week 2 schedule will be printed in next Thursday morningâ€™s edition.
Tri-State Speedway at Pocola
B Modified Race
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith, Ark.; 2. Brandon Wilson, Fort Smith; 3. Dallas Bourland, Fort Smith; 4. Camden Perry, Lincoln, Ark.
Factory Stock Race
The ninth Annual â€śHooked On Fishingâ€ť Kids Tournament will be from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Long Lake Resort. There will be a hotdog bash after the tournament for all who attend.
Jacques and I will try our luck again this year, and I have a secret bait that will surely catch a few big ones! I'm always looking for new lures that some how have magical powers to fill the boat.
Save the world, recycle.
God bless our troops and veterans.
Have a great weekend.
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Glinda Gail McClain, 58, of Spiro died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spiro City Cemetery.
Peters Agency Home Health and Hospice â€śBizzy Beezâ€ť Volunteers hosted Community Awareness at Spiro Choctaw Community Center.Â
Pictured-L-R-Paula Mouzakis, Mary Hunter-Field Director, Belinda Scoggins-Kokendoffer-Volunteer Coordinator, Margaret WoodÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” A bipartisan group of Oklahoma lawmakers is teaming up with several businesses to start a fund to build safe rooms or underground shelters in public schools across the state.
Flanked by business leaders and school officials from Moore, legislators announced Thursday they had created and launched a nonprofit group called Shelter Oklahoma Schools to help fund the effort.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the southern parts of LeFlore County.
Communities in the path of the storm include Honobia, Muse, Big Cedar and Page.
Emma Ray Jeffery, 73, of Spiro died Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 in the Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel. A wake will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Claudia Jean Haynes, 69, of Heavener died Monday, May 27, 2013, in Tahlequah. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Heavener. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.