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August 22nd, 2014

Ruth Ann (Treat) Pickering

August 22, 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.

2nd case of West Nile confirmed in Oklahoma

August 22, 2014

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — 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.

Who got arrested?

August 22, 2014

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 — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — 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.

Aug. 20

Roxanne Gross, domestic abuse; $2,000 bond

Poteau cross country season begins Saturday with Lincoln Christian Invitational in Tulsa; Lady Pirates look to be strong again, while Pirates rebuilding

August 22, 2014

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 — Isaac Stacy and Allen Daniels.
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2014 Poteau Cross Country Schedule

Leflore boys nip Oktaha in CASC Invitational; Cameron boys lose to Crowder

August 22, 2014

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.

Latest winners crowned in 2014 Summer Series at RaceDay

August 22, 2014

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.

August 21st

Poteau, Heavener football teams scrimmage each other Friday night

August 21, 2014

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 Heavener’s Harvey Stadium.
Both coaches have some things they are wanting to see out of their teams tonight.

Pocola Indians face Gore in road football scrimmage Friday night

August 21, 2014

The Pocola Indians will see what kinds of strides they’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.
“I want to see how the kids react to adversity,” Pocola coach Rick Lang. “We’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. It’s going to be a challenge for us since this is our first scrimmage.”

Having a [Stick] Ball

August 21, 2014

August 20th

Twin missing girls found, are OK

August 20, 2014

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.

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