December 19th, 2012
ARKOMA â€” The first-ever Green Valley Conference Tournament crowned its champions Saturday night at the Arkoma High School Gym.
The Howe Lions avenged one of their losses as they defeated the McCurtain Bulldogs 58-49 to win the boys championship, while the Panama Lady Razorbacks claimed the girls title with a 50-43 victory over the Keota Lady Lions.
Both the Lions and Bulldogs won their semifinals on Friday night, with Howe beating Wister 64-36, while McCurtain beat Cameron 47-34.
Ida Bell Thompson, 65, of Poteau died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Oklahoma City.Â Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Poteau.Â Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Carl Bolton, 67, of Heavener died Dec. 16, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
He was born Dec. 26, 1944, to Clifford Felix and Lela Margaret (Mullins) Bolton.He was a self employed carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, one brother and a son, Michael Shane Bolton.
Cliff Ryburn wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
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LeFlore County Clerk Kelli Ford wishes everyone Happy Holidays?
STILWELL â€” Two NOAA Conference games, two wins for the Poteau Lady Pirates â€” and convincing victories, at that.
The Lady Pirates had little problem in defeating the Stilwell Lady Indians by a score of 49-29 on Monday night.
The Lady Pirates (5-3, 2-0 in conference play) jumped out to a 10-1 lead after a period to take control of the game. Poteau had a 22-12 lead at halftime.
If the Lady Indians had hopes for a second-half comeback, they were dashed in the third quarter as the Lady Pirates outscored them 14-6 to take a 36-18 lead into the final period.
STILWELL â€” The Poteau Pirates could not overcome an early deficit as they lost a NOAA Conference game to the homestanding Stilwell Indians by the score of 43-37 on Monday night.
The Pirates fell behind 12-10 after a period to the Indians, who increased their lead to six points, 25-19, at halftime.
The Pirates outscored the Indians 10-6 in the third quarter to cut the deficit back to two points at 31-29 going into the final period.
However, the Indians outscored the Pirates 12-8 in the fourth quarter to hold on for the win.