November 8th, 2012
Destiny Davis casts her ballot in Cameron Schools' mock presidential election.
Kristen Seaton & Amber Battice were polling place workers in the mock election.
First-graders show their voter IDs (lunch cards) - Ruby Billy, Kristin Barnes, Jrodyn Cobb.
HOWE â€” It was a rough beginning to the 2012-13 basketball season for the Cameron High School teams Tuesday night at the Howe Gym.
The host Lady Lions got things going with a 52-33 win over the Lady Yellowjackets, then the Lions clawed the â€™Jackets 69-20.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages got not only their first win of the 2012-13 season, but new coach Daniel Caldwell his first win with his new team Tuesday night as the Savages routed the Panola Bearcats 68-36 in their home opener at the Leflore Gym.
The Savages jumped out to a 14-0 lead after a period en route to a 34-5 halftime advantage.
Whitesboro 63, Smithville 57: In Smithville, the Bulldogs remained undefeated for new coach Billy Karr. The â€™Dogs doubled up the Braves 20-10 in the first quarter, but the hosts cut the deficit to 29-25 at halftime.
SMITHVILLE â€” The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs made it 2-for-2 to begin the season as they got a 45-43 come-from-behind road win over the Smithville Lady Braves.
Trailing 15-11 after one period, the Lady Bulldogs outscored Smithville 13-9 in the second quarter to knot the game at 24 at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Lady Bulldogs outscored the Lady Braves 9-6 to take a 33-30 lead into the final period.
Wister 56, McCurtain 38: In McCurtain, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 16-5 lead after one period to take control of the game.
Stephen James Simmons, 28, of Heavener died Monday, Nov. 5., 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at House of Hope in Poteau. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Heavener.
Bill Ellman, 87, of Poteau died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.
He was a former newspaper owner, publisher and editor. Bill was raised in the Lutheran faith but joined First Christian Church, Poteau, when he and his wife retired. Bill was born in Preston, Md., on Nov. 28, 1924, to William H. Sr. and Marie Schulke Ellman.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; a stepfather, Tucker Davis; his first wife, Elizabeth â€śLibâ€ť Boylston Ellman; and two sisters, Betty Ellman and Thedora â€śTedâ€ť Browne.