October 16th, 2012
If the Talihina Golden Tigers football team's season was a television series, the climax is about to begin.
The Golden Tigers (7-0 overall, 3-0 in District A-6) will begin the stretch drive toward what they hope is a district title when they entertain the Haileyville Warriors (0-6, 0-3) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Doc Robinson Stadium.
â€śWe're in the driver's seat,â€ť said Kelly Gravitt, Talihina's coach. â€śAll we have to to is win and take care of business, and we're district champs.â€ť
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District A-6 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Talihina 3-0 7-0 +45
Gore 3-1 5-2 +17
The closing line of the opening to the epic television series â€śStar Trekâ€ť says, â€ś... to boldly go where no man has gone before.â€ť That can also be used to describe the Panama Razorbacks football team right now.
The Hogs won their second straight game last week with a 34-6 home win over the Quinton Savages Friday night at George Ollie Stadium.
â€śIt's the best I've seen us play in the two years I've been here,â€ť said Brandon Ellis, Panama's coach. â€śEverything clicked. The biggest improvement I saw last week was our offensive line in the way we hooked up with our blocks.â€ť
Robert â€śStanâ€ť Werline, 57, of Poteau died October 6, 2012, after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Stan was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Texas. He lived over 45 years in southern California and was a licensed contractor holding licenses in four trade specialties He lived by the mantra of â€śStand Strongâ€ť and maintained an abiding faith and trust in God.
Alvie Alfred McClain went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, while at the Talihina Veterans Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, one son and three sisters.
Raymond Edward Glenn, 70, of Howe, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in Howe Raymond was born Jan. 12, 1942 in Wister to Lawrence Edward and Amaytha (Hall) Glenn.
He was a lifelong cattle rancher and quarter horse breeder He always loved telling stories about his life experiences.Â Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, several aunts and uncles and one brother-in-law, Charles Lenard
Sarah Carman Duncan, 45, of Talihina died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Talihina First United Methodist Church. Cremation was arranged by Talihina Funeral Home.
Jeff Tadtman, Carl Albert State College women's basketball coach, would like to announce Rikki Wolfe as the new women's assistant coach.
In 2006-07 her senior year at Schulter High School, Rikki averaged 22.3 points per game, which ranked third in the state. Wolfe played her freshman season of junior college basketball at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. Then she transferred and played her sophomore season for CASC.
A warrant was issued on Friday for a Panama man who is accused of selling methamphetamines at the Choctaw Nation Casino in Poteau.
Samuel Jackson, 25, of Panama was allegedly witnessed by District 16 Drug Task Force Agents selling methamphetamines to another person at the entrance of the casino on Aug 14.
The affidavit states agents stopped Jackson, who was in a 2007 Chevy pickup, and while searching the vehicle found more than 20 grams of methamphetamines.
According to jail records, Jackson was not arrested at the time of the traffic stop.
Mike St. John, Carl Albert State College men's basketball coach, would like to announce his 2012-13 signing class at this time.
A warrant for the arrest of a Texas man in connection with the largest marijuana grown operation found in LeFlore County has been arrested, according to the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.
Juan Lopez Monsivais, 33, of Allen, Texas, was arrested Monday afternoon by Texas Drug Task Force Agents after a warrant for his arrest was issued in LeFlore County.