October 4th, 2011
STILLWATER â€” The Poteau and Heavener high school cross country runners participated in the 75th annual Oklahoma State Jamboree Saturday morning.
In the Class 4A-5A girls division, the Poteau Lady Pirates were 15th with 405 points.
Deven Bond led the way for the Lady Pirates as she was 46th (13:12.95), followed by Sheridan Hoyer in 51st (13:20.72), Colleen Peterson in 104th (14:22.57), Tabitha Waldrop in 131st (15:15.66), Samantha Galetka in 135th (15:24.11), Shandee Staton in 147th (16:05.89) and Katie Piquet in 153rd (16:34.18).
RED OAK â€” The Whitesboro Bulldogs baseball team was hoping to make it two straight fall seasons in which it ended the season at the Class B State Tournament. Unfortunately, it didn't happen for them this fall.
The Bulldogs lost their Class B Regional Tournament opener 17-0 to the host Red Oak Eagles Thursday afternoon, then lost an elimination game to the Stuart Hornets Friday afternoon.
The Bulldogs end the season at 13-15.
James A. Lewallen, 67, of Poteau died Wednesday,
Sept. 28, 2011, in Poteau. James was born in Zoe on Jan.
21, 1944, to Marion J. and Lucinda J. (Dunn) Lewallen.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the
Oakland Cemetery Pavilion with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.
Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the
direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Charles L. Anderson, 77, of Poteau died Wednesday,
Sept. 28, 2011, in Fort Smith, Ark. Charles was born Aug.
11, 1934, to Charles â€śWoodyâ€ť Anderson.
Services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at Evans
Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Evans and Miller
Funeral Home, Poteau, is handling arrangements.
Theses second grade boys from Poteau Primary School who attend the Boys and
Girls Club of LeFlore County after-school program, are enjoying some time on the
computer. The BGCLC after-school program, is a non-profit organization that
relies on the support of the community. To make a donation or find out more about
the services the BGCLC offers contact Ryan Brand at 918 647-7136.
A lawsuit was filed in
the LeFlore County Court
Clerk's Office Wednesday
naming the county as a
defendant after a woman
was injured in an automobile
According to the petition
filed by Attorney
Gary Buckles on behalf of
his client, Krista
McCurtain, she claims that
LeFlore County and
Bradley Lewis, 20, of
Duncan,Okla., were both
negligent in their actions
which caused her injury.
On December 11,
McCurtain was a passenger
in a 1999 Pontiac four
door driven by Lewis. At
approximately 4 a.m. they
were traveling down Green
Hill Road, two miles east
Southern Africa was the
focus of Dr. Ron and
Janice Hesserâ€™s recent
ministry trip to Africa in
2011, sponsored by the
missionary support organization,
they founded ten years
ago. Leadership conferences
were held in
Johannesburg, and Cape
Town, S. Africa, and one
in Lusaka, Zambia with
eight African nations represented.
More than 150 pastors
attended the three conferences
and service in the local
community were emphasized.
While Pastor Ron taught
the men, Janice led the
ladies in the Fruit of the
Spirit and marriage issues
TULSA â€” The Poteau Pirates made a furious charge in the final quarter to level the score at 36-all, but the Tulsa Webster Warriors drove the field with less than two minutes to play to pull out the 42-36 victory in Friday night's District 4A-4 contest.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers celebrated Homecoming with a 45-10 win over the Panama Razorbacks Friday night at Doc Robinson Stadium in a District 2A-6 game.
ARKOMA â€” The Arkoma Mustangs faced the Eagle Point Christian Eagles Friday night and easily handled them running away with a 45-0 Homecoming win.