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October 16th, 2012

Texas man arrested in connection with marijuana grow operation

October 16, 2012

A warrant for the arrest of a Texas man in connection with the largest marijuana grown operation found in LeFlore County has been arrested, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.
Juan Lopez Monsivais, 33, of Allen, Texas, was arrested Monday afternoon by Texas Drug Task Force Agents after a warrant for his arrest was issued in LeFlore County.

Sports Briefs

October 16, 2012

Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18.
To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays.
The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Anyone who is interested in coaching a Buccaneer Basketball team for the upcoming season needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.

October 15th

Heavener cross country runner makes state for second straight year

October 15, 2012

HENRYETTA — For the second straight season, the Heavener High School cross country program will have a runner participate at the biggest meet of the year. Senior Jose Farias qualified for the Class 3A State Meet for the second straight season.
Farias placed ninth overall at Saturday's Class 3A Regional Meet, and grabbed the third overall individual state berth, with a time of 18:49. He will run at the state meet at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at Shawnee's Gordon Cooper Vo-Tech Center.

Poteau's losses have come against top three 4A-4 teams

October 15, 2012

The Poteau Pirates have lost three games this season, all to District 4A-4 teams — the three teams I think are the best teams of the district, Sallisaw, Fort Gibson and Tulsa Cascia Hall.
It's coming down to crunch time for Poteau, Muldrow and Broken Bow.

Season Finale

October 15, 2012

Byg Guinn

October 15, 2012

Byg Guinn, 55, of Hodgen died Friday, Oct. 12, at Big Cedar. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Free Will Baptist Church in Big Cedar. Burial will be in Big Cedar Cemetery under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.

Henry R. Ivy

October 15, 2012

Henry R. Ivy, 72, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Greenwood, Ark. Henry was born Aug. 21, 1940, in Spiro to Charlie C. and Annie (Jenkins) Ivy. He was a factory worker.
Henry was preceded in death by Charlie, Annie (Jenkins), George, Laney, Marine, Edward, Sonny, Aline, and Margaret Ivy; three nephews, two nieces; and five sisters-in-law.

Paul Dale Hicks

October 15, 2012

Funeral services for Paul Dale Hicks, 67, of Weatherford will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the Nazarene Church with Todd Derbyshire officiating. Burial will take place at 4 p.m. at Maxey Cemetery in Wister under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home, Weatherford.
Paul was born on Sept. 24, 1945, to Homer Elton Hicks and Robbie Marie (Bullard) Hicks in Leflore County. Paul went to be with the Lord on Friday Oct. 12 at his home surrounded by his large loving family.

Arkansas 'storms' way past Kentucky for second straight conference win

October 15, 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Arkansas Razorbacks' defense showed up for the second straight week as the Hogs trounced the Kentucky Wilcats 49-7 at Frank Broyles Field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium Saturday night, despite more than an hour lightning delay in the first quarter. The game was finally called with 5:08 to go in the third after a second storm delay.

Area man escaped injury in weekend house fire

October 15, 2012

The home of George Chester, located in the 700 block of Witte Street in Poteau, caught fire at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday morning. According to Poteau Fire Chief Jon Pickel, a postal worker on her way to work saw the fire and was able to wake Chester up and help him get out of the home before he was injured.
The fire is under investigation by the Oklahoma State Fire Marshal's Office.

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