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May 31, 2013

The second annual Brittney Cox Memorial Golf Tournament 2-Man Scramble will take place at noon June 29 at Choctaw Country Club. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m.
The event was slated for April 27 but was rained out.
The entry fee is $135 per team, but for teams that have golf carts their fee will be $120.
Mulligans will be available at $10 for two, with a limit of two per golfer.
All proceeds will benefit Poteau High School.
For additional information, call Cody Cox at (918) 649-7980 or Brenda Sanders at (918) 649-4039.
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Area flooding washes away bridges, roads; several people trapped in their homes.

May 31, 2013

According to Michael Davidson, emergency management director,significant flooding has occurred overnight in areas of central and southern LeFlore County. Some areas received over 6” of rain fall in storms that were slow moving or training over the same general area, said Davidson.

May 30th

Summer Softball League games rained out, will be rescheduled

May 30, 2013

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 2’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 morning’s edition.

T.J.'s Automotive Enduro Series Races No. 1 Results/Point Standings

May 30, 2013

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

Hooked on Fishin' Kids Tournament set for Saturday

May 30, 2013

The ninth Annual “Hooked On Fishing” 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

May 30, 2013

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.

Bizzy Bees host community awareness event

May 30, 2013

Peters Agency Home Health and Hospice “Bizzy Beez” Volunteers hosted Community Awareness at Spiro Choctaw Community Center. 
Pictured-L-R-Paula Mouzakis, Mary Hunter-Field Director, Belinda Scoggins-Kokendoffer-Volunteer Coordinator, Margaret Wood                                                  


Businesses, lawmakers unveil school shelter plan

May 30, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 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.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for LeFlore County

May 30, 2013

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

May 30, 2013

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.

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