November 29th, 2012
Joyce â€śGGâ€ť Skinner Henry, 89, loving mother, grandmother, great- and great-great-grandmother of Colleyville, Texas, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving daughters Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
Joyce was born March 2, 1923, in Booneville, Ark., to Aaron and Vora Skinner. She moved to Oklahoma City in 1952, where she owned and operated Joyceâ€™s Beauty Salon until she moved to Fort Worth, Texas, in 1967. She owned and operated hair salons in Fort Worth until 2004.
Frances Ellen Anderton Buchanan, 76, of Quinlan, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
She was born July 17, 1936, in Keota to Otto E. and Okla (Christenberry) Brigance. Frances owned and operated Jimmie Anderton Grass Co. and was a member of First Baptist Church of Poetry, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Albert Brigance; and sister-in-law, Lola Brigance.
The host Poteau Pirates and Lady Pirates freshmen basketball teams won their opening-round games Tuesday night in the Poteau Freshmen Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates got past the Spiro Bulldogs 42-27, while the Lady Pirates were too much for the Lady Bulldogs in posting a 38-13 victory.
Despite getting 27 points from Adrion Webber, it wasn't enough for the Carl Albert State College Vikings in their 65-62 loss to the 17th-ranked Connors State College Cowboys on Tuesday night at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.
A career-high 30 points from D. Brown wasn't enough for the Lady Vikings in their 97-85 loss to the Cowgirls.
The CASC basketball teams will return to action tonight against Murray State College at Beames Fieldhouse in Tishomingo. The women's game will be at 6 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 8 p.m.
The Panama High School basketball teams will get their seasons started tonight at Wilburton, with the girls playing at 6:30 p.m. and the boys at approximately 8 p.m.
The Lady Razorbacks were 12-12 last season, and return four starters from that team.
The Staff at Kiamichi Electric Co-Op wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
Marion Fry wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
CAMERON â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets ran their winning streak to five games after they stung the Bokoshe Tigers 72-43 to celebrate homecoming Tuesday night at the Cameron Gym.
The â€™Jackets jumped out to a 20-9 lead after one period and continued increasing their lead from that point.
Pocola 60, Stigler 50: In Pocola, the Indians (1-0) rallied from a 25-21 halftime deficit to get the come-from-behind victory to start the season.
Pocola outscored Stigler 21-16 in the third quarter and doubled the Panthers 18-9 in the final period to seal the deal.