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November 14th, 2012

Sports Briefs

November 14, 2012

Sunday Couple Scrambles at Wolf Ridge Golf Course will take place at 2 p.m. Sundays. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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Wolf Ridge Golf Course is having a special for veterans and military personnel this week.
Until Sunday, veterans and military personnel will be able to play a round of golf daily for half price with proper identification and proof of military service.
For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.

November 13th

Wesley Steele

November 13, 2012

Wesley Steele, 92, of Spiro died Wednesday, Nov. 7. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Mount Triumph. Burial will be in Fort Coffee Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

Angels outfielder with Poteau ties unanimously voted AL Rookie of the Year

November 13, 2012

NEW YORK — Mike Trout and Bryce Harper were teammates on the Scottsdale Scorpions last fall. The outfielders arrived in the major leagues on the same April day this year, both played in the All-Star game and they won Rookie of the Year awards a half-hour apart Monday, the vanguard of baseball's next generation.
The 21-year-old Trout was a unanimous pick as the youngest AL rookie winner, and the 20-year-old Harper edged Arizona pitcher Wade Miley 112 points to 105 to become the second-youngest winner of the NL honor.

Champion Brother No. 1

November 13, 2012

Champion Brother No. 2

November 13, 2012

Poteau school holds Invention Convention

November 13, 2012

Poteau Upper Elementary students, third through fifth grade, participated in the annual Invention Convention hosted by the school on Tuesday. According to Launa Benson, coordinator and school librarian, 69 inventions were entered this year.
The Poteau Women's League judged the convention, naming first- through sixth-place winners for each participating grade. The winners will be announced during an awards assembly at the school Thursday — fourth grade at 1:30 p.m.; third grade at 2 p.m.; and fifth grade at 2:30 p.m.

Carol Gean Evans

November 13, 2012

Carol Gean Evans, 66, of Spiro died Thursday, Nov. 8. Services were held Saturday, Nov. 10, at Victory Worship. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Spiro under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

Shirley Ann Stewart

November 13, 2012

Shirley Ann Stewart, 79, of Spiro died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Private family services are planned. An online guest book is available at

Velma J. (Rush) Grigsby

November 13, 2012

Velma J. (Rush) Grigsby, 87, of Tishomingo died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at her home. Services were held Monday, Nov. 12, at Westside Church of Christ in Tishomingo. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery at Clarita under the direction of Clark Funeral Service, Tishomingo.

Joe Edwin Bottoms

November 13, 2012

Joe Edwin Bottoms, 75, of Heavener died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Heavener. Services were held Monday, Nov. 12, at Lovings Baptist Church. Burial was in Loving Cemetery in Heavener under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home.


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