November 18th, 2011
A Pocola man has asked to speak before the LeFlore County Commissioners on Monday regarding allegations that a former county employee was committing crimes while he was at work. Monti Richison is on the agenda to speak to the commissioners but it has not been said who the former employee is.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
NOTICE AND AGENDA OF REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, LEFLORE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, HAS SCHEDULED
Several Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members either won or placed in their respective divisions at Saturday's Poteau Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
In fact, one weight class was a clean sweep for Poteau as at 100 pounds in Division IV, Ross Johnson was the champion, Rae Hendrix was runner-up, Hannah Million was third and Timothy Rankins was fourth.
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. â€” Two 3-point baskets by the University of the Ozarks junior varsity gave the home team an eight-point lead with 1:28 remaining in the game, which proved to be the difference in a 78-75 win over the Carl Albert State College Vikings Wednesday night.
The Vikings will open conference play at 8 p.m. Monday against Western Oklahoma State College at Mick Thompson Fieldhouse. The game will follow the Lady Vikings' conference opener at 6 p.m. against the Lady Pioneers.
There will be a basketball tournament for grades three through six today and Saturday at the Spiro Gym.
The entry fee is $125 per team with a three-game guarantee.
For additional information or to enter, call (479) 651-8353.
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The Boys and Girls Club of LeFlore County will have a basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades three through six Dec. 3-4 at the Pansy Kidd Middle School Gym.
CATOOSA â€” The Cameron Special Olympics Basketball Team won the Area Basketball Games event on Saturday by beating Jenks twice.
The coaches were very proud of the team, and the athletes played with a lot of heart â€” and left all their fans happy.
The Yellowjackets will compete in the State Basketball Games Jan. 14, 2012, in Norman with the hopes of bringing home the first-ever gold medal to LeFlore County.
The day before, Jan. 13, 2012, the â€™Jackets will compete in the State Singles Bowling Competition, also in Norman.
Visitors survey the interior of the $8.1 million Donald W. Reynolds Community Center during dedication activities Thursday in Poteau.
Kenneth Burton Ford, 75, of Little Axe died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in Norman. Kenneth was born April 24, 1936, in Poteau to John Burton and Edith A. (Green) Ford. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps for 11 years. Kenneth was a truck driver. He worked at the docks and drove trucks. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Denver Ford and Don Ford.
The first LeFlore County high school football school will begin its basketball season tonight when the Bokoshe Lady Tigers and Tigers tip off the 2011-12 season tonight. The Lady Tigers and Tigers will welcome the Leflore Lady Savages and Savages to Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse for a pair of games which will begin at 6:30 p.m. tonight with the girls' game followed by the boys' contest at 8 p.m.
The Lady Tigers are coming off a 20-7 season last year and got all the way to the Class B Area Tournament, and return everybody from that team.
WISTER â€” In a battle of LeFlore County schools on the hardwood Tuesday night at the Wister Gym, Cameron and Wister split their basketball doubleheader.
The Yellowjackets flew out to a big lead, but had to weather a late surge by the Wildcats to post a 46-45 road victory.
In the girls' game, the Lady â€™Cats proved to be too much for the visiting Lady â€™Jackets as Wister prevailed 56-24.