April 9th, 2013
David Alan Reed, 62, of Jackson, Miss., formerly of Poteau, died Monday, April 8, 2013, in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.
Lennie Delassus, 75, of Poteau died Monday, April 8, 2013, in Poteau. No services are scheduled at this time. Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Etta Lorece Brown, 89, of Eastland, Texas, died Saturday, April 6, 2013. Services are planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, April11, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro.
Jimmy ‚ÄúJim‚ÄĚ Boydston, 73, of Spiro died Monday, April 8, 2013. No services are scheduled. Mallory-Martin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Charles Edward Griffith, 79, of Poteau died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Charles was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Gilmore to William E. and Desie (Brown) Griffith. He was a mechanic at McDonald Smedley Chevrolet. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald; three brothers, David Griffith, Bill Griffith Jr., and Cotton Hale; and four sisters, Nell Davis, Thelma Samanowitz, Rhina Billy and Betty Ward.
The Heavener Roundup Club's 2013 playday season will begin at 7 p.m. Friday in the Davis Arena in the Hontubby community just south of Heavener.
Organizers have decided to run all of the lead line events at 7 p.m. All other age groups are guaranteed not to begin before 8 p.m. and will include a 10-minute warm-up period in the arena. There are divisions for all ages.
GORE ‚ÄĒ The Panama Lady Razorbacks will enter this week's LeFlore County Tournament with a second-place finish.
The Lady Razorbacks lost 7-6 to the Keota Lady Lions in the title game.
Panama opened the tournament with wins over Sallisaw-Central 10-0 and Wilburton 10-7, but lost to Keota in the 7-5 before beating Heavener 8-2.
Heavener went 3-2 in the two-day event. Before losing to Panama on Saturday, Heavener beat Porum 7-3, Sallisaw-Central 17-1 and Wilburton 16-10, but lost 15-7 to Keota.
WASHINGTON, Okla. ‚ÄĒ The Pocola Lady Indians softball team went 1-2 on Saturday at the Washington Tournament.
The Lady Indians beat Lindsay 11-4, but lost 9-4 to Moore and 10-2 to Mangum.
Merchant fraud is an unfortunate loss many business owners may encounter. "Risky Business: Protecting Your Business from Theft and Fraud" is offered to teach small-business owners how to be on guard for merchant theft and fraud and take the necessary steps to prevent it. The workshop will be held on April 22 from 3-5- p.m. at the OSU Cooperative Extension Office, 103 N. Church St.