April 14th, 2014
Cynthia Nelson, 98, died Monday, March 30, 2014, in Hayward, Calif.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at New Talihina CemeteryÂ under the direction of BurkhartÂ Funeral Services.
Joe Mansour Sr., 89, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Oklahoma City
A wake service will be held at 6 p.m Wednesday, April 16, at Burkhart Funeral Service Chapel, Talihina.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17 atÂ St. Catherine of Siena, Talihina. Burial will in New Talihina Cemetery.
Buford C. Armstrong, 88, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Fort Smith. Buford was born October 10, 1925 in Meadowview to Pat and Evie (Phillips) Amstrong. He worked at Trane until he retired. He was of the Assembly of God faith. He loved to hunt, fish, garden and he loved his animals. Buford was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Armstrong; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Harlen, Aire â€śBearâ€ť and Willis â€śChuckâ€ť Armstrong.
The Carl Albert State College regents will meet today [April 14} at the Poteau campus.
Items on the agenda include discussion about tuition and meal rate increases and employment status of all employees.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Barbara Montgomery, 43, of Red Oak was killed Friday night in a four-car accident east of Fanshawe.
The accident report shows a 2012 Nissan driven by a Poteau woman east on U.S. Highway 270 failed to see another car stopped to make a left hand turn. When the driver of the Nissan took evasive action by entering the westbound lane she struck head on a 2005 Dodge that Montgomery was a passenger in, according to the accident report.
The Pocola Quarterback Club held a garage sale and participated in the Dodge test drive event Saturday raising $4,600 to help the school's football players attend training camps.
PDN photo by Terri Fountain
Red Oak 9, Wister 0, 6 inn.
Panama 10, Leflore 9
Wister JV 7, Howe 4
Wister 13, Panama 1
Red Oak 7, Leflore 0
Howe 9, Whitesboro 8
Wister JV 7, Talihina 6
SALLISAW â€” The Pocola Indians and the Spiro Bulldogs each won their opening-round game in the 2014 Tiger Shootout on Thursday.
The Indians beat the Muldrow Bulldogs 8-3, while the â€™Dogs routed the Roland Rangers 15-0.
Pocola met Vian on Friday afternoon right before Spiro faced Westville in the championship semifinals. The winners will meet at 5 today for the title, while the losers will play at 2:30 this afternoon for third place.