May 22nd, 2012
AlmaâPeggyâ Wilson, 84, of Talihina died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Pocola. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the Talihina Nazarene Church.Â Burial will be in Whitesboro Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Renner Maxine Pierce, 88, of Panama died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark.Â Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 21, at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Eugene Allen Logan, 85 of Shady Point died Monday, May 21, 2012, in Poteau.Â Gene was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Wetumka to Kerb L. and Camie (Holton) Logan.Â Gene worked for Poteau food in the early part of his life and then was owner of Geneâs Food Market in Poteau during the 1960s and early â70s.Â He worked for Holtonâs Supermarket andÂ retired. Gene was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
SPIRO â One Spiro High School senior baseball player finally had his dream come true to make state. Now, Tyler Didway just had another one come true.
Didway signed with Carl Albert State College Monday morning inside Spiro High School Principal Kyle House's office.
âIt's taken a lot of weight off my shoulders,â Didway said. âNow, that I'm going to get to play somewhere, I can now relax. I'm just ready to go.â
Carl Albert was really the only place the Spiro graduate was looking to go.
The 2012 Poteau Cross Country Booster Club Running Camp will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at Costner Stadium. Entry fee is $40 per camper. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 5 through 12.
Registration will also take place from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
For additional information, call Tim Hall at (918) 839-3857 or Whitney Kirby at (918) 413-4200.
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The Wolf Ridge Women's Golf Association seventh annual 2-Lady Invitational Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. this morning at Wolf Ridge Golf Course.
Editor's Note â Due to a publishing error, this week's schedule failed to get published into Saturday's physical edition of The Poteau Daily News. The Poteau Daily News regrets any inconvenience this caused.
Coach Pitch League
Spiro Reds vs. Poteau Bombers, Pocola Mudcats vs. Spiro Dirtbags, Wister Wildcats vs. Heavener Hurricanes, Heavener Thunder vs. Heavener Titans, Poteau Drillers vs. Panama Sooners, Spiro L'il Giants vs. Spiro Diamondbacks.
Several Poteau High School soccer players were honored at the end-of-the-year celebration earlier this week.
For the Pirates, Zack Roebuck was named the Most Valuable Player for the season and the MVP Defensive Player.
Jesse Woodson,Blake Williams and Spencer Hall were named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association's East All-State Team.
Hall was also named the MVP Midfielder, while Roebuck, Kendrick Hardaway, Kyle Matos, Justin Barnes and Dylan Stone were named to the All-District 4A-6 Team.
Williams was named the MVP Offensive Player, while Ashby Clark was named the MVP Newcomer.