June 1st, 2012
Officials with AES Shady Point have announced the resignation of the plant manager.
According to a press release issued by the company, Ruben Soroeta will be resigning his position to pursue new enterprises.
The company said that Soroeta, who has been the plant manager for a little more than four years, felt the decision to leave was one of the hardest he has had to make but felt that it was in the best interest of his family to do so.
Ruby Alaina Reece Pate, one of Godâ€™s beautiful creations, died May 25, 2012, in Oklahoma City. She was born Nov. 1, 1980, in Poteau.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Gabriel, in November 2008.
Roy Lee Allen Dickerson, 75, of Conway, Ark., formerly of Monroe died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Little Rock, Ark. Services will be held at noon Saturday, June 2, at Dowden Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, with burial in Monroe Cemetery.
Any church interested in playing in the 2012 Poteau Coed Church League this summer needs to call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
Entry Fee is $400 per team. Deadline for entry is June 28. There will be two divisions if enough teams enter. All teams must pay before their team will be entered into the league. The season will begin on July 9.
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In the co-angler division, Cameron's Wade J. Dalton won it all in the latest 2012 Toyota Tundra BASSMaster Weekend Series May 19 on Lake Eufaula. He caught three bass weighing a collective 10.41 pounds, which included the big bass winner which weighed 5.88 pounds. For his win, he pocketed $1,433.75, plus an added $169.17 for his big bass winner.
â€śI caught the big fish by flipping docks with a homemade jig,â€ť Dalton said. â€śI also caught some fish on a strike king KVD 1.5 square-billed crankbait around riprap points and banks. I caught six fish, and culled twice.â€ť
JoAnn Thompson, 78, of Anadarko died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at home. A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, at St. Paulâ€™s Methodist Church, Talihina. Services will take place in the church at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2.Â Burial will be in Goodsprings Cemetery, Lenox, under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.
BARTLESVILLE â€” The Eastern Oklahoma Riverdawgs Major American Legion baseball team finished fourth at last weekend's Trophy Case Tournament. The Riverdawgs lost for the second time in the tournament to Three Rivers, falling 8-3 on Monday.
The â€™Dawgs (2-2) took a 3-1 lead with a three-run fourth inning on an RBI double by Panama's Isaac Burris, an RBI triple by Wister's Caleb Hill and a passed ball, but that proved to be their only inning with runs.
MIDWEST CITY â€” After winning a four-hole playoff, Poteau's Hannah Ward was third at last weekend's 2012 Hudiburg Auto Group Oklahoma's Best High School Classic, which took place Sunday and Monday at John Conrad Golf Course. Ward, who won the Class 4A State Tournament on May 3 at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner South Golf Course, shot a 75-71â€”146, two shots behind champion Anna Mikish of Choctaw (71-73â€”144). Tulsa Union's Nadia Majidi was runner-up (75-70â€”145).