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November 10th, 2014

High School Boys Basketball Roundup

November 10, 2014

WISTER — The Howe Lions came to town and spoiled the home opener for the Wister Wildcats as they left with a 45-33 road victory Friday night.
The Lions, leading by a single point at 6-5 after the opening quarter, outscored the Wildcats 11-2 in the second period to take a 17-7 halftime advantage.
Trailing 32-17 after three periods, the ’Cats tried to make a comeback as they outscored the Lions 16-13 in the final quarter, but the rally fell short.

High School Girls Basketball Roundup

November 10, 2014

WISTER — The Howe Lady Lions proved to be to much as they spoiled the home opener for the Wister Lady Wildcats by posting an 82-27 road win Friday night.
The Lady Lions, only leading by four points at 17-13 after one period, outscored the Lady Wildcats 27-2 in the second quarter to take a 44-15 halftime advantage.
Cameron 67, McCurtain 58: Friday night in Cameron, the Lady Yellowjackets got their first win of the new season.
The Lady ’Jackets jumped out to a 21-11 lead after a period, but the Lady Bulldogs cut the deficit to 30-27 at halftime.

Some Wooten, Tootin' Wrestling

November 10, 2014

NWS issues fire danger warning

November 10, 2014

According to the National Weather Service: Strong south winds gusting from 30 to near 40 mph along with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s will allow any wildfires today to spread very quickly and be difficult to control. Wind will subside briefly this evening...before a strong cold front moves in and brings north winds gusting 25 to 35 mph and sharply colder temperatures. Cold temperatures will prevail from Tuesday through next weekend...with high temperatures being 15 to 25 degrees below normal.

E-cigarette firm eyes emerging cannabis oil market

November 10, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As more states approve the medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, an Oklahoma-based electronic cigarette retailer is looking to build a national franchise.

Marijuana is illegal under federal drug laws. But voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., approved ballot measures Tuesday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, joining Washington state and Colorado. And in more than a dozen other states, medical marijuana is available.

Who got arrested?

November 10, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on or

Nov. 7

Keith Allen Baker

Connie Couch

John Seitz

Natosha Clark

VIDEO: Highlights: (12) Baylor rocks (15) Oklahoma 48-14

November 10, 2014

VIDEO: Highlights: (12) Baylor rocks (15) Oklahoma 48-14
Check out highlights of the Bears' dominating win over OU.

November 9th

Bokoshe loses in finale to Fox Foxes

November 9, 2014

FOX — The Bokoshe Tigers lost 46-0 in their season finale to the Fox Foxes.

It’s time to get into playoff mode; march to state titles begins Friday

November 9, 2014

Four of the eight LeFlore County high school football teams played their final games for the 2014 season.
However, for Poteau [Class 4A], Spiro [Class 3A], Panama [Class 2A] and Talihina [Class A], they will begin their playoff runs Friday night. Only the Golden Tigers will be home. The other three will begin postseason play on the road.

Sports Briefs

November 9, 2014

The 2014-15 Poteau Buccaneer Basketball League needs three coaches — one for a first-second grade coed team, one for a third-fourth grade boys team and one for a boys fifth-sixth grade team. If these coaching voids are not filled, those respective divisions will not have a draft, and thus there will not be a season for those players who have signed up to play. For additional information, call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939 or by e-mail at
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