August 22nd, 2014
Ruth Ann (Treat) Pickering, 66, of Bokoshe died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark.
Ruth was born July 25, 1948, in McAlester to Allen Newton and Anna Belle (Rice) Southard. She was a retired seamstress, rancher, wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Charley Treat, and siblings, Doyle and Richard Southard and Grace Testa.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) â€” Health officials in Tulsa have confirmed a second human case of the potentially fatal West Nile virus in Oklahoma this year.
The Tulsa Health Department confirmed the case on Thursday. The first confirmed case was in July in Major County.
Few details about the persons infected have been released, other than that both are over the age of 50.
There were 84 cases of West Nile virus in Oklahoma last year, including eight deaths.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
Roxanne Gross, domestic abuse; $2,000 bond
The 2014 cross country season will begin Saturday for the Poteau Lady Pirates and Pirates as they will run at the Lincoln Christian Invitational in Tulsa. The event begins at 8 a.m.
The Lady Pirates were seventh in last fall's Class 4A State Meet, and they return three runners from that squad. Sheridan Hoyer was 46th at state last fall, Kayle Dryer was 71st and Bailee Bates was 95th.
However, it's a different story for the Pirates. Graduation hit them hard, and they only return two runners from last fall â€” Isaac Stacy and Allen Daniels.
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2014 Poteau Cross Country Schedule
The Leflore Savages baseball team reached tonight's championship semifinals as they held off the Oktaha Tigers 3-2 Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Carl Albert State College Invitational Tournament at CASC's Ival Goodman Field.
The Savages will play the winner of the Red Oak game that took place Thursday night at Howe's Lions Field at 7:30 tonight at Lions Field in the championship semifinals, with the winner playing for the title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ival Goodman Field. The loser will play for third place at 1 p.m. Saturday at CASC.
The latest series of motorcross races in the 2014 Summer Series took place last weekend at RaceDay Park Mx.
Railn Jordan won the 50cc beginners race, while placing third in the 50 cc open division behind champion Lucas Maloney and runner-up Fisher Moon.
Maloney also won the 50cc age 4-6 division title, while Moon did likewise in the 50cc ages 7-9 division.
Caleb Haynes was also a multiple winner, claiming the titles in the 65cc open and beginners divisions.
The Poteau Pirates and Heavener Wolves football team will finally get to see somebody new, each other. The two squads will scrimmage each other at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Heavenerâ€™s Harvey Stadium.
Both coaches have some things they are wanting to see out of their teams tonight.
The Pocola Indians will see what kinds of strides theyâ€™ve made in the early stages of football practice when they will be in their first scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. Friday on the road against the Gore Pirates.
â€śI want to see how the kids react to adversity,â€ť Pocola coach Rick Lang. â€śWeâ€™re looking to see of the kids can handle it. I want them to come out and get after it. I want them to compete for positions. I want them to compete like their job is on the line with every snap. I want to see some enthusiasm. Itâ€™s going to be a challenge for us since this is our first scrimmage.â€ť
A Heavener mother can now rest easier. The twin daughters of Angela Delao of Heavener, 15-year-old twins Jasmine and Jessica, who went missing Saturday were found Wednesday alive and well.