Skip to main content

Archive

June 26th, 2014

CASC athletes, softball team earn honors for 2013-14 season

June 26, 2014

Five Carl Albert State College athletes and the Lady Vikings softball team were honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2013-14 season.
Four athletes, softball player and former Poteau Lady Pirate, Meagan Ryburn, baseball players Cody Luman of Wister and Carter Cumbie and basketball player Taylor Rains all earned Exemplary Academic Achievement Awards.
Lady Viking softball player Karlee Loula received the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence.

Tournament Champions

June 26, 2014

Martin, McGee top field to win Wister tournament

June 26, 2014

The LeFlore County Bass Club had its final tournament of the 2014 circuit Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. There were 32 boats with 58 anglers who caught a grand total of 110 fish that weighed a collective total of 255.77 pounds. Each fish averaged weighing 2.33 pounds, and 19 limits were caught.
Randy Martin and Bucky McGee bested the field with a total of 19.12 pounds, including Martin’s big bass winner of 5.31 pounds. The duo pocketed $725, while Martin got an additional $290 for his big bass winner.

Kenneth “Kenny” Odell Gann

June 26, 2014

Kenneth “Kenny” Odell Gann, 24, of Heavener died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Idabel.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Church of God Seventh Day in Wister. Burial will be in Conser Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home, Heavener.

Marie M. Ford

June 26, 2014

Marie M. Ford, 79, of Wister, formerly of Norman died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Marie was born in Wister on Dec. 9, 1934, to George H. and Marie (Harmon) Henson. She retired from Little Axe School as librarian after 17 years. She was also a homemaker who loved to cook and loved the outdoors, gardening, fishing and camping in the deer woods with her extended family. She will be greatly missed. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Burton Ford; four brothers and four sisters.

Mary Ella Washburn

June 26, 2014

Mary Ella Washburn, 86, of Dayton, Tenn., died Friday, Jue 20, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 27, in Heavener Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home.

Donald K. Gavin Sr.

June 26, 2014

Donald K. Gavin Sr., 54, of Benton, Ark., died Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Benton. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Greenhill Cemetery Pavilion in Cameron under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.

Eugene Gardner

June 26, 2014

Eugene Gardner, 93, of Oklahoma City died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Oklahoma Veterans Center in Talihina. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the Fort Sill National Cemetery, Lawton, under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.

Sharla Ann Shirley

June 26, 2014

Sharla Ann Shirley, 36, of Branch, Ark., died Monday, June 23, 2014. She was born August 11, 1977, in Poteau to the late Evelyn Pendergrass. She also was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ellis Pendergrass, and her brother, Tony Dale Pendergrass.
Sharla was a 1997 graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron. She was a beautiful woman, loving mother, wife, daughter and sister.

Velma L. Timbs

June 26, 2014

Velma L. Timbs, 76, of Wister died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Velma was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Howe to Estle and Carrie (Harris) Stacy. She worked in a bakery. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guy; daughter, Patricia White; and siblings.

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes