September 19th, 2012
Lula Faye (Green) VanVeKoven, 79, of Poteau passed away peacefully under the watchful eyes of the nurses and staff members at Select Specialty Hospital in Fort Smith, Ark., on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at 4:06 a.m. Born Feb. 23, 1933, in Williams, she was the youngest of two children born to native Oklahomans William A. â€śJudeâ€ť Green and Edith Naomi (Hobbs) Green.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Jeffrey Rolf, 41, of 303 North Ave. in Poteau in connection with an Aug. 22 search of his home by Poteau Police and the District 16 Drug Task Force.
He was arrested on Wednesday and was being held in the LeFlore County Detention Center.
GREENWOOD, Ark. â€” It was a rough Saturday of Bandit League football for the Poteau teams as they went 1-3 on the day against host Greenwood.
The only Poteau team that won was the fifth-grade squad, which posted a 38-0 victory.
The sixth-grade team suffered a 40-6 loss to Greenwood.
The fourth-grade Poteau team lost a heart-breaking 16-12 contest to Greenwood.
The third-grade squad lost 12-6 to Greenwood.
The Poteau teams will return home this Saturday against Van Buren (Ark.) White at Costner Stadium.
TALIHINA â€” The regular season ended on a high note for the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers as they edged the Hartshorne Lady Miners 2-1 Monday afternoon.
The Lady Golden Tigers broke a scoreless tie in the second inning on an RBI triple by Kelsey Transue, who later scored on a wild pitch, as Talihina led 2-0.
The Lady Miners scored once in the fourth inning, but they got no closer.
Whitesboro 18, Clayton 0: In Clayton, the Lady Bulldogs ended the regular season on a very high note. Whitesboro jumped out to an 8-0 lead after an inning and never looked back.
WHITESBORO â€” In a battle of Bulldogs, Whitesboro was able to get past Clayton 12-8 in a Class B District Tournament tune-up for the locals.
Whitesboro jumped out to a 12-0 lead after an inning, and had to hold off some late inning offense by Clayton â€” which scored eight runs over the final three innings.
Cameron 18, Crowder 1: In Crowder, the Yellowjackets jumped out to a 4-0 lead after an inning, which ballooned to 8-0 after two innings.
The â€™Jackets put the game away with a 10-run third inning to put the game into run-rule status.
The last time the Panama Razorbacks were home, they had a strong opening half against the Gore Pirates before losing in the season opener Aug. 30 at George Ollie Stadium. The Hogs are hoping for some of that same magic, this time for a full four quarters, on Friday night.
The Razorbacks will open District 2A-6 play at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Wilburton Diggers at George Ollie Stadium.
The Arkoma Mustangs football team didn't get to open its home season last Friday night the way it had hoped. The Mustangs suffered a 56-6 loss to the Maud Tigers, but Mark Weatherton, Arkoma's coach, is quick to point out that his team may have played the best team in District C-4.