November 30th, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” Favorite Announcer launched from the Remington Park starting gate Thursday night in his $36,800 allowance race for Oklahoma-breds, seized the lead, and never looked back. The speedy 3-year-old drew clear to win the 1 mile-70 yard race by an easy five lengths to post his third straight victory this season.
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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The 2012 PIT Camp 3-on-3 Winter Classic basketball tournament will take place Dec. 29 at the Wister High School Gymnasium.
The entry fee is $10 per player, with no team having more than four players.
The public was invited to view the new facility recently completed that houses the LeFlore County Youth Services administrative offices and emergency youth shelter.
The open house was held Friday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
The 2012 Gold Dust Gala, an annual event hosted by the Carl Albert Development Foundation, was held Thursday evening.
A silent auction began at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner. The event concluded with a live auction in which proceeds are used toward CASC development.
Mayor Jeff Shockley wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
The Staff at Peachtree Hospice wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
Two vehicles collided north of Poteau on Oklahoma Highway 112 Friday morning.
Witnesses say a white truck struck the rear of a four door grey car then left the roadway coming to a stop in a field.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
No injuries were reported.
Editor's note â€” This is the first of a two-part series previewing the Poteau High School basketball teams. The preview story on the Lady Pirates, along with the girls bracket of the Keys Cougars Invitational, will appear in Saturday's edition.
Some might think that youth might be served this season on the hardwood for the Poteau Pirates basketball team. The Pirates, who were 11-16 last season, got to the Class 4A Regional Tournament before seeing their season end.
The Heavener High School freshmen basketball teams split their games on Day 3 of the Poteau Tournament, which took place at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Wolves handled the Wilburton Diggers 37-25 in Wednesday night's consolation semifinals to advance to an 11 a.m. consolation championship tilt Saturday against Spiro, which got a bye into Saturday morning's contest.
However, the news was not as good for the Lady Wolves as they were eliminated from the tournament by losing 37-16 to the Roland Lady Rangers.