May 25th, 2012
LeFlore County's Major American Legion baseball team, the Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs, will begin its 2012 season at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon against Three Rivers in the Trophy Case Tournament in Bartlesville.
The Riverdawgs are comprised mostly of LeFlore County players â€” Cameron's Brennan Barclay, Chris Pearson and Dale Pearson, Panama's Isaac Burris, Jace Cheely, Jimmy Cheely and David Shirey, Pocola's Jason Lowrimore, Spiro's Slater Dunn, Tyler Didway, Kelby Fowler, Shane Thompson and Jeff Walden, Wister's Colby Turnipseed, Cody Luman and Caleb Hill and Stilwell's Zac Beam.
Poteau Bombers vs. Spiro Dirtbags, Spiro Reds vs. Heavener Hurricanes, Pocola Mudcats vs. Heavener Titans, Wister Wildcats vs. Panama Sooners, Heavener Thunder vs. Spiro Diamondbacks, Spiro L'il Giants vs. Poteau Drillers.
Spiro Dirtbags vs. Spiro L'il Giants, Heavener Hurrcanes vs. Poteau Bombers, Heavener Titans vs. Spiro Reds, Panama Sooners vs. Pocola Mudcats, Spiro Diamondbacks vs. Wister Wildcats, Poteau Drillers vs. Heavener Thunder.
The 2012 Spiro Elementary Basketball Summer Camp will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Thursday at the Spiro Gym. The camp is open to those who will be entering grades kindergarten through two. The cost $30 per camper. For additional information, call (918) 605-1840.
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Early Friday morning, May 25, 2012, Billy Ray Shadwick left our Earth to be in a better place; 21 days after May 4, when he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.Â
Billy was 45. He was born Oct. 12, 1966, in Idabel to Bill and Shirley Shadwick. He graduated from Heavener High School in 1984 and attended CASC.
Billy married Stephanie on Nov. 27, 1998, giving them almost 15 incredible years together with the kids â€” Tasha and Garret Janway.
Billyâ€™s prior employment was a Poker Room Manager at Choctaw Casino with his current employment being a Manager at Ronâ€™s Discount Lumber.
The Arvest Bank team of Cody Pugh, David Wiggins, Dany Williams, Glenn Smylie won Thursday's LeFlore County Youth Services Golf Tournament at Choctaw Country Club.
The second-place team was from Poteau Fire Department, comprised of Todd Peters, Shad Stover, Terry Manlove, Jake Thompson.
The Central National Bank team of Paul Quirk, Mike Hall, Dustin Hall, Gary Brown was third.
Bonnie Sue Green, 98, of Panama died Friday, May 25, 2012, in Pocola.Â Services are pending with Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.
Edward Charles Dunback, 69, of Haskell died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Talihina Veterans Center. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Fort Gibson National Â Cemetery, Fort Gibson, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
Paige Breanne Underwood, 16, died Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Calhoun, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Oct. 3, 1995, in Tupelo to Jerry Underwood Jr. and Melissa K. Bradley Underwood.
The Poteau Daily News is offering a great opportunity to area churches who want to sent their youth group to experience the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Ark.