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June 26th, 2012

Drug raid at local restaurant

June 26, 2012

Diners at a local restaurant encountered a temporary delay in food service Sunday morning after a narcotics search warrant was served at the establishment. Sources say agents with District 16 Drug Task Force along with the assistance of Poteau Police Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Shady Point Police Department K9’s unit swarmed Los 3 Amigos located at 2811 N. Broadway in Poteau at approximately noon on Sunday.
Two people were arrested and an undisclosed amount of methamphetamines
located inside the restaurant was seized by

June 25th

Roberta Adams

June 25, 2012

Roberta Adams, 87, of Poteau died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Poteau.  Roberta was born Aug. 25, 1924 in Poteau to Byron and Ersy (Oliver) Plummer. She was a homemaker. Roberta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denver Adams; grandson, Keith Spangler; and her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Mattie Adams of Poteau; daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Paul Spangler, Linda and Dean Garrison of Poteau; grandchildren, Heith Williams, Deana Donathan, Jeana Heist and P.D. Spangler; nine great grandchildren; other relatives and loved ones.

Alice Jean Martin

June 25, 2012

Alice Jean Martin, 73, a determined but generous, practical and caring mother and grandmother, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Midland, Texas.
Born Aug. 21, 1938, in Leflore to Minnie and Sol Kitchens, Alice was the ultimate civil servant, retiring from the Social Security Administration after many years of faithful service and also following the love of her life, Billy Martin, across the world throughout his 20-plus years of service in the Army.

June 23rd

Rebel Champions

June 23, 2012

Poteau softball player to play in All-Star Game Monday night in Colorado

June 23, 2012

The Major League All-Star Game is not until July 10 at Kansas City's Kaufman Stadium, but for one LeFlore County softball player, there's an all-star game Monday night.
Poteau Lady Pirate Shelby Standridge will play in the 2012 Sparkler College Exposure All-Star Game Monday night in Westminister, Colo.
Standridge, who plays with the Oklahoma Elite softball team in the summer which went to the World Series last August in Kansas City, Kan., will showcase her talents in both the outfield and at shortstop while representing her team at the Sparkler College Exposure All-Star Tournament.

2012 Summer Basketball League Schedule

June 23, 2012

At Cameron
Pocola vs. Cameron, 5 p.m.; Heavener vs. Whitesboro, 5:40 p.m.; Heavener vs. Cameron, 6:20 p.m.; Pocola vs. Whitesboro, 7 p.m.; Heavener vs. Pocola, 7:40 p.m.; Whitesboro vs. Cameron, 8:20 p.m.
At Howe
Howe vs. Hartford, Ark., 5 p.m.; Talihina vs. Sallisaw-Central, 5:40 p.m.; Howe vs. Sallisaw-Central, 6:20 p.m.; Talihina vs. Hartford, Ark., 7 p.m.; Sallisaw-Central vs. Hartford, Ark., 7:40 p.m.; Talihina vs. Howe, 8:20 p.m.
At Panama

Sports Briefs

June 23, 2012

The 15th annual Poteau Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Monday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Lunch and check-in will begin at noon Monday.
The entry fee is $65 per person or $130 per two-player team. Two mulligans will be available for $10, with a limit of four per team.
For additional information, call (918) 647-9178.
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The 47th Spider Webb Two-Person Scramble Golf Tournament will take place July 14-15 at Choctaw Country Club.

June 22nd

Dorothy Maxine Jones

June 22, 2012

Dorothy Maxine Jones, 76, of Brushy Mountain died Friday, June 22, 2012. Graveside services will held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 25, at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

Today's Red Oak Softball Festival Schedule

June 22, 2012

At Red Oak
Colbert vs. Sequoyah-Tahlequah, 10 a.m.
Poteau vs. Silo, 11:15 a.m.
Dale vs. Rattan, 12:30 p.m.
Heavener vs. Red Oak, 1:45 p.m.
Colbert/Sequoyah-Tahlequah winner vs. Poteau-Silo winner, 3 p.m.
Dale-Rattan winner vs. Heavener-Red Oak winner, 4:15 p.m.
3 p.m. winner vs. 4:15 p.m. winner, 5:30 p.m.

Arrest made in Ka'Loni Flynn murder

June 22, 2012

Christopher Kenyon Simpson, 26, of Fort Coffee, was arrested Thursday evening by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in connection with the double murder of Ka'Loni Flynn and her unborn child.
Investigator Shawn Ward, OSBI, Investigator Travis Saulsbery, LeFlore County District Attorney's Office and members of the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department arrested Simpson at his home without incident.

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