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December 6th

Same official who made questionable call in OU-Oregon game was at OU-TCU contest

December 6, 2012

Did anybody else notice in the Oklahoma-Texas Christian game Saturday when R.J. Washington made a great pass rush and forced the TCU quarterback to cough up the ball. The announcers kept on saying, “It looked like his arm was moving forward. Let's go to Los Angeles, and see what our expert official has to say about the play and just what his ruling would be.” When they cut to the official, I started laughing so hard, I just about fell out of my recliner. I thought it was so ironic.

Man leads police on high speed chase with pregnant wife

December 6, 2012

Police say a Talihina man led them on an over 100 mile per hour chase with his pregnant wife in the passenger seat.
A warrant for the arrest of Frederick Joe Pierce II, 31, of Talihina was issued Thursday by the LeFlore County District Attorney's Office in connection with the chase.
Officer Justin Klitzke with the Talihina Police Department reports that on October 23 he noticed a white four door car speeding east out of Talihina. Officer Klitzke reports that he recognized the driver of the car as Pierce.


December 6, 2012

The staff of Sanders Sanders and Sullivan Attorneys at Law wishes everyone Happy Holidays.


December 6, 2012

The Staff at Strike-A-Lot Lanes wishes everyone Happy Holidays.


December 6, 2012

The Staff at The Lounge wishes everyone Happy Holidays.

Live Christmas entertainment continues at The Community State Bank

December 6, 2012

Several live performances were given Thursday during the Christmas Open House hosted by The Community State Bank in Poteau.
Linzy Blankenship played the guitar and sang as Leah Peters harmonized backup vocals.

Abuse case escalates in Courthouse parking lot

December 6, 2012

The family of a Poteau man convicted of child abuse and in court for a recent domestic abuse case was involved in an altercation with the alleged victim Thursday morning.
Ashley Marie Cox, of Heavener, appeared in LeFlore County District Court as a witness against her former husband Jeremiah Cox, 33, of Poteau. Jeremiah Cox, who was convicted of child abuse last year, appeared in court for a recent domestic abuse case in which his former wife was the victim.

Tuesday's High School Boys Basketball Roundup

December 6, 2012

PARK HILL — The Poteau Pirates did not get the start to the 2012-13 season they had hoped for as they lost 57-42 to Class 3A's sixth-ranked Keys (Park Hill) Cougars in the opening round of the Keys Cougars Invitational.
The Pirates will play the Fort Gibson junior varsity at 8:45 p.m. Friday with a win putting them into the consolation championship game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The Poteau-Fort Gibson JV loser will play for seventh place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Heavener 51, Wister 28: In Wister, the Wolves jumped out to an 11-1 lead after a period en route to a 24-11 halftime advantage.

Tuesday's High School Girls Basketball Roundup

December 6, 2012

WISTER — The Heavener Lady Wolves got their first win of the 2012-13 campaign Tuesday night as they picked up a road victory over the Wister Lady Wildcats by the score of 51-43.
Leading 26-23 at halftime, the Lady Wolves outscored the Lady ’Cats 17-8 in the third quarter to enter the final period with a 43-31 advantage.
Pocola 44, Quinton 29: In Pocola, the Lady Indians got their first win of the season as they led pretty much from start to finish. Pocola led 12-8 after one period en route to a 20-14 halftime advantage.

Arkoma teams, Bokoshe girls, Howe, Whitesboro boys post opening-round victories at Eastern Oklahoma State Classic; Red Oak Lady Eagles too much for Leflore Lady Savages

December 6, 2012

WILBURTON — For the most part, it was a successful night of hoops for LeFlore County teams on Day 2 of the Eastern Oklahoma State College Classic.
In the gold girls bracket, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs got pastr the Buffalo Valley Lady Buffaloes 42-39 Tuesday afternoon at the Wilburton High School Gym, but the Leflore Lady Savages fell 64-6 to the Red Oak Lady Eagles at EOSC's Claud C. Dunlap Fieldhouse.
In the blue girls bracket, the Bokoshe Lady Tigers handled the Haileyville Lady Warriors 48-16 Tuesday night at the WHS Gym.

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