July 12th, 2012
ROGERS, Ark. â€” The Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team suffered a pair of losses in a road doubleheader on Thursday, falling twice to Rogers by scores of 14-4 and 4-3.
The Riverdawgs will conclude their season with a 2 p.m. Saturday road twinbill against the Bartlesville Indians.
The last 2012 LeFlore County Bass Club open tournament will take place from 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ward's Landing on Wister Lake. The entry fee is $40 per angler, and no dead fish.
For additional information, call the â€śJody Ray Fishing Hotlineâ€ť at (918) 649-7387.
â€śRiver Rat Summer Seriesâ€ť at Kerr
Mark Goines, the host of â€śHooked on Fishin',â€ť will have the latest installment of his â€śRiver Rat Summer Seriesâ€ť from 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Applegate Cove on Robert S. Kerr Reservoir. The entry fee is $40 per angler.
Fourth of July Party
An accused murderer was informed during a court appearance Wednesday that
he is facing the death penalty if convicted. Donnie Lee Harris Jr., 29, of Talihina, is accused of the first degree murder of his girlfriend, Kristi Ferguson, who was 25 at the time of her death. Harris is accused of setting Ferguson on fire after dousing her with gasoline. The couple were inside a home in Talihina when Harris set the fire, leaving several other people endangered when the home caught fire. Ferguson succumbed to her injuries in an Oklahoma City hospital. Harris, who was originally
James Harlan Long, 83, of Spiro died Sunday, July 1, 2012. No services are planned. Information submitted by Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.
Gary W. Ford, 45, of Hartford, Ark., died Friday, July 6, 2012, in a Fort Smith hospital. He was born Sept. 17, 1966, in Fort Smith. He is preceded in death by his father, Wayne Ford. Gary was a member of a home fellowship, a member and president of the Hartford School Board, a member of the Hartford Athletic Booster Club, a lifelong volunteer in the Hartford Schoolâ€™s athletic program and an Eagle Scout.
CUSHING â€” The one sure thing which was going to come out of Tuesday night's meeting between the Poteau Buccaneers and the Poteau Rebels at the OK Kids PeeWee State Tournament was that a Poteau team was going to advance to Wednesday night's winner's-bracket semifinals. That team was the Buccaneers, who blanked the Rebels 3-0.
Carl Albert State College Assistant Softball Coach Megan Young will give softball lessons at $25 per hour to girls up through age 18. To schedule a session or for additional information, call (580) 704-4517.
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Friday Couple Scrambles will take place at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The entry fee is $15 per person for the nine-hole weekly event. For additional information, call (918) 647-2582.
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