June 26th, 2013
Spiro man suspected of beating and burning his girlfriend to death has been charged with first-degree murder.
Elec E. Cusick, 39, of Spiro has been incarcerated since he was arrested Jan. 24 after being released from a Tulsa hospital for injuries he received during a fire at his home. His girlfriend, Myrtle Cooper, 47, of Spiro, was injured in the incident and later died on March 14 in a Tulsa hospital.
Registration is open for the 2013 LeFlore County Express Fall Soccer League.
Registration can be done through the internet at www.leflorecountysoccer.com.
Late registration cost per child is $40.
Payment method details are available at the website.
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The 2013 Poteau Coed Church Softball League registration has begun.
Any church that is interested in playing at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex this summer needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
The entry fee is $400 per team. Deadline to entry is today. League will begin play on July 8 or 9.
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The Red Oak Committee for Continued Growth (ROCCG) has finalized the plans for the 14th Annual Red Oak Independence Day Celebration.
The theme for the three days of activities is Saluting our Heroes.
Activities will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Red Oak Baseball Field with a community worship service. A patriotic program will follow, which will include a variety of talent.
Radley is a six year old boy from Hartford, Ark., who has a rare form of cancer.Â He is being treated in Little Rock. In addition to the medical expenses, travel expenses just add to the heavy burden the family is facing at this time.Â Please open your hearts to them and help us make this benefit a big success. Please call if you would like to help with donations or serve on a work detail.
Follow the signs to the Cameron Community Center.Â Serving from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. Â
Orville Plummer Jr., 75, of Spiro died Tuesday, June 25. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, in Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spiro City Cemetery. An online guest book is available at www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com.