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June 3rd, 2013

Jerry Wayne Fulks

June 3, 2013

Jerry Wayne Fulks, 65, of Talihina died Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Talihina.  Jerry was born July 28, 1947, in Summerfield to John Henry and Ellen (Smith) Fulks. Jerry was a graduate of Leflore High School where he played basketball. Jerry married Cheri (Queener) Fulks on Oct. 21, 1988. He coached basketball for 28 years at Lone Grove Schools. He loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and one brother.

Glen S. ‘Poncho’ Newburn

June 3, 2013

Glen S. “Poncho” Newburn, 85, a lifelong resident of Wister, passed from this life to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. Glen as born June 20, 1927, in Wister to Charley and Helen (Myers) Newburn.  Glen married the love of his life, Marry Elizabeth Boyer on Dec. 27, 1945, and shared 56 years before her passing in 2002. Together they raised two children, Glenn E. and Carolyn Ann. Glen proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and was stationed in Japan.

Doyle W. Davis

June 3, 2013

Doyle W. Davis, 54 of Tulsa died Wednesday, May 29, 2013. He was born Feb. 23, 1959, in Poteau, son of Doyle Fay and Bessie Louise (Hathcoat) Davis.
He was a 1977 graduate of Poteau High School. Doyle received his bachelor degree in criminal science from Northeastern State University, then completed the Police Academy. He served 28 years with the Tulsa Police Department including 18 with the motorcycle division. After retirement he worked for Tulsa Airport Security. He was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Poteau.

June 1st

Howe Summer Boys Basketball League Schedule

June 1, 2013

At Heavener
Heavener vs. Keota, 5 p.m.; Leflore vs. Wilburton, 5:40 p.m.; Heavener vs. Wilburton, 6:20 p.m.; Leflore vs. Keota, 7 p.m.; Keota vs. Wilburton, 7:40 p.m.; Leflore vs. Heavener, 8:20 p.m.
At Panama
Cameron vs. Panama, 5 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Kinta, 5:40 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Panama, 6:20 p.m.; Cameron vs. Kinta, 7 p.m.; Arkoma vs. Cameron, 7:40 p.m.; Panama vs. Kinta, 8:20 p.m.
At Wister
Wister vs. McCurtain, 5 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. TBA, 5:40 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Wister, 6:20 p.m.; McCurtain vs. TBA, 7 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. McCurtain, 7:40 p.m.; Wister vs. TBA, 8:20 p.m.
At Pocola

Billy Ray Hoffman Invitational rained out

June 1, 2013

The Billy Ray Hoffman Invitational Golf Tournament was rained out Saturday at Choctaw Country Club, and will not be rescheduled.

Sports Briefs

June 1, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2013 LeFlore County Express Fall Soccer League.
Registration can be done through the Internet at
Current registration cost per child is $40.
Payment method details are available at the aforementioned 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 June 26.
League will begin play on July 8 or 9.

May 31st

Kiamichi All-Star Softball, Baseball Games canceled Saturday

May 31, 2013

Due to the combination of overnight rains Thursday night/Friday morning and the threat of more rain Friday night and/or Saturday in the Wilburton area, the 2013 Kiamichi All-Star Classic Softball and Baseball Games have been canceled.
They were to have been played at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton, but have been canceled due to the threat of inclement weather and field conditions.
No make-up date has been set.

All-Stater in Action on Saturday

May 31, 2013

The Final Day

May 31, 2013

You Want to Pass It On

May 31, 2013


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