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April 4th, 2012

Carl Albert softball team sweeps Arkansas Baptist Saturday afternoon; Tuesday's doubleheader against Eastern rained out, rescheduled for April 17

April 4, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Carl Albert State College softball team had a good weekend as the Lady Vikings had a doubleheader sweep against Arkansas Baptist by scores of 10-1 and 12-8.
The Lady Vikings (10-24) had its home twinbill against archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College rained out Tuesday afternoon. The two teams will try again at 2 p.m. April 17.
The Lady Vikings will return to action at 2 p.m. Thursday in a home doubleheader against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa.

Sports Briefs

April 4, 2012

There will be a Poteau OK Kids Prep Team tryout at 6 p.m. Thursdsay at Town Creek Park.
Those wishing to try out cannot turn age 16 before Jan. 1 to be eligible.
For additional information, call Stephen Billy at (918) 721-1004..
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Girls are needed to play for an age 12-and-younger softball team in the Green Country Softball League. Games will take place at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
The team will practice in Cameron.
For additional information or to register, call Mike House at (918) 658-5510.
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April 3rd

Proposition 4 passes by 44 votes

April 3, 2012

The Poteau Special Election for the Proposition 4 hotel/motel tax has resulted in a pass vote with an in-official total of 433 votes for the tax and 389 votes against.

See what it's like as the election board checks in results from poll workers on election night.
http://www.poteaudailynews.com/sites/default/files/IMG_3669.MOV

Pocola, Leflore stave off elimination at County Tournament, but rain playing havoc

April 3, 2012

SPIRO — The Pocola Indians and the Leflore Savages staved off elimination in the 2012 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament with wins on Tuesday afternoon.
The Indians defeated the Bokoshe Tigers 12-0, while the Savages downed the Arkoma Mustangs 11-1.
Before the Indians and the Savages could meet, rain came and washed out the game.
The contest will be played at 11 a.m. Wednesday as Tuesday and Wednesday slate of games has been changed by Tuesday's rain.

Poteau trash-off date set

April 3, 2012

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is urging citizens to gather their family and friends to participate in the 8th Annual City Wide Trash-Off. 2005 was the first year for the event and only four people showed, since then the event has grown to over 400 concerned citizens coming together to beautify our area. This years event will start at 9 a.m on April 21 in the parking lot of Strike-A-Lot Lanes. Donuts and juice will be available at the check-in and The Community State Bank will be serving hot dogs for lunch. Aside from collecting litter, there are several other ways to participate.

Dont Forget to Vote April 3

April 3, 2012

Don't forget to vote for Proposition 4!

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

LeFlore County Baseball Tournament this week; slow-pitch one next week

April 3, 2012

Batten down the hatches. It's County Tournament time.
This week is the 2012 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament at Panama and Spiro through today, then just at Spiro from thereon.
Next week will be the 2012 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. The tournament bracket will appear in Saturday's edition.
Schedule
Baseball
(Editor's Note — Only non-County Tournament games will be listed, since the tournament bracket was in Saturday's edition.)
Today
Buffalo Valley at Leflore, 4:30 p.m.
Bokoshe at Keota, DH, 4 p.m.

CASC baseball team knocks off archrival Eastern

April 3, 2012

WILBURTON — The Carl Albert State College Vikings ended the weekend on a high note as they defeated the archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers 7-1 Sunday afternoon.
The game was to have been played on Saturday afternoon, but was moved to Sunday afternoon.
The Vikings will return to action at 2 p.m. this afternoon in a single, nine-inning game at Ival Goodman Field against Connors State.
Editor's Note — Look for Saturday's Carl Albert softball game story in Wednesday's edition.

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