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November 14th, 2014

Thursday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

November 15, 2014

WHITESBORO — A strong third quarter broke open a close game as the Red Oak Eagles handed the Whitesboro Bulldogs their first loss of the season with a 59-48 victory Thursday night at Steve Linker Gymnasium.
With the game tied at 11 with 7:21 left before halftime, the Eagles went on a 7-0 run to take an 18-11 lead with 5:03 left in the first half en route to a 23-20 halftime lead.
Red Oak pulled away from Whitesboro in the third quarter, outscoring them 21-11 in the period to take a 44-31 lead into the final quarter.

Thursday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

November 15, 2014

WHITESBORO — The Red Oak Lady Eagles remained undefeated in the season as they flew past the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs 76-36 Thursday night at Steve Linker Gymnasium.
The Lady Eagles raced out to a 25-4 lead after a period and were never headed.
Leflore 64, McCurtain 44: In McCurtain, the Lady Savages kept their perfect record intact so far this season, but it didn't come easy Thursday night.
With the game tied at 26-all at halftime, Leflore outscored McCurtain 23-7 in the third quarter to take a 49-33 lead into the final period.

Lillian Faye Antill

November 14, 2014

Lillian Faye Antill, 88, of Spiro died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at Lakeview Baptist Church in Spiro. Burial will be in the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.
Family visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

Owen D. Harrison

November 14, 2014

Owen D. Harrison, 84, of Nevada, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, in Nevada. He was born April 4, 1930, in Poteau to Herman and Carrie (Walker) Harrison. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War, and a retired captain of the Tulsa Fire Department.
Owen was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Darrell Owen Harrison; a daughter, Karen Francis; and two brothers, Raymond and Bob Harrison.

Who got arrested?

November 14, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on or

Nov. 11

Dwight May, CM-2014-288; $275 bond

Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

Health care enrollment begins Saturday

November 14, 2014

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Thousands of Oklahomans are expected to participate in the open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act beginning this weekend.

Open enrollment starts Saturday and runs until Feb. 15. Residents can enroll in the health marketplace, renew or change their plan options during this period. People interested in enrolling can go to to view premiums for 2015 without creating an account or logging in.

Oklahoma says more than 69,000 residents enrolled in the health care marketplace for 2014 plans.

Owen D. Harrison

November 14, 2014

Owen D. Harrison, 84, of Navada, Mo., formerly of Poteau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, in Navada.   Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the Assembly of God in Panama. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Grace Manor Funeral Home in Poteau. Full obituary will appear in Saturday’s newspaper.

Hoy D. Mooneyham

November 14, 2014

Hoy D. Mooneyham, 73, of Pocola died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday.

James (Jim) Wiley “Buddy” Brown

November 14, 2014

James (Jim) Wiley “Buddy” Brown died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at home after an 18-month battle with cancer.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, graveside at Macedonia Cemetery, Pocola. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Pocola.

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