April 8th, 2013
CAMERON â€” It took nine hard-fought innings, but the Poteau Pirates baseball team was able to get past the Spiro Bulldogs 10-9 in nine innings to win the 32nd LeFlore County Baseball Tournament on Sunday afternoon.
The Pirates went through unscathed as they beat Wister 6-5 in Saturday afternoonâ€™s winnerâ€™s-bracket final after downing tournament-host Cameron 10-2 on Friday night in the winnerâ€™s-bracket semifinals.
Howe 14, Talihina 3, 4 inn.
Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals
Poteau 14, Howe 0, 3 inn.
Heavener 17, Whitesboro 2, 5 inn.
Wister 3, Panama 2, 8 inn.
Pocola 11, Cameron 0, 3 inn.
Winner's Bracket Semifinals
Poteau 4, Heavener 0
Pocola 3, Wister 0
Loser's Bracket First Round
Panama 13, Talihina 5, 5 inn., Talihina eliminated
Loser's Bracket Second Round
Panama 13, Cameron 3, 4 inn., Cameron eliminated.
Howe 9, Whitesboro 6, Whitesboro eliminated.
WESTVILLE â€” Class 4Aâ€™s top-ranked Poteau Pirates soccer team had little problem with the Westville Yellowjackets on Friday night, posting a 10-0 mercy-rule victory.
However, the Lady Pirates were not as fortunate, losing 5-0 to the Lady â€™Jackets.
A three vehicle accident on Oklahoma Highway 112 east of Poteau occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
A red flatbed pickup, a grey minivan and a 10-wheel dump truck appeared to be involved in the accident.
Multiple rescue agencies responded to the scene.
Tulsa Life Flight landed at the accident to help LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services to transport injured people. It is unknown at this time how many people were inured.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated the accident.
Billy Gene Armstrong, 70, of Roland died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â He was a mechanic. No services are planned at this time.Â Arrangements are under the direction Grace Manor Funeral Home of Poteau.
Claud Ellen Baldwin Balentine, 87, of Wister died Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Poteau. She was born Oct. 22, 1925, in Mansfield, Ark., to Claude Charles and Ellen (Rogers) Ellis. She worked in quality control for Rivals in Kansas City. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Howe. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and five brothers.
The Arena Steakhouse, north of Poteau, was destroyed by fire Sunday evening.
According to fire personnel, the fire began just after 7 p.m. and appears to have begun near the kitchen.
Fire Departments from Poteau, Shady Point, Panama, Wister, Howe, Hogeye and Pocola responded to the fire.
The restaurant was not open for business when the fire occurred. No was was injured in the blaze.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted by the Oklahoma Fire Marshal's Office.
The Community State Bank has been in continuous expansion over the years, and in 2012, the tradition of growth continued.
Saber was established in 1992 as a company whose purpose was to assist individuals obtain their ICC number and get started in the trucking business. We are still committed to helping people get started but the scope of our services has greatly increased. We are truly a â€śone stop shopâ€ť for anybody wanting to start a trucking company or become compliant with the Department of Transportationâ€™s many rules and regulations. An ICC number is now called a D.O.T. number and anybody that is transporting goods across state lines must also have a Motor Carrier number as well.
The Poteau Tag Agency staff has a combined 22 years of experience. We are efficient and friendly in our customer service area. With the combined experience we have the knowledge it takes to process the customers paperwork accurately. If we canâ€™t answer your question(s), we will go the extra mile to obtain the answer for you.