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July 10th, 2014

West Nile Virus confirmed in Oklahoma

July 10, 2014

Oklahoma City — The first case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Oklahoma has been confirmed in a Major County resident. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV, a mosquito-borne illness.  Summertime typically marks the beginning of the WNV season in Oklahoma, with outdoor activities providing opportunities for encountering infected mosquitoes.

July 9th

2014 OK Kids Regional Tournament Scores

July 9, 2014

Tuesday
PeeWee Regional
At Spiro
Spiro Heat 10, Sallisaw Wildcats 4
Heavener Thunder 5, Sallisaw Titans 1
Stigler Jets 5, Henryetta Outlaws 0
Spiro Heat 12, Dewar Dragons 6
Sallisaw Cardinals 5, Spiro Dirtbags 3 — Game suspended by rain in the top of the fifth inning, was scheduled to be resumed Wednesday.
Coach-Pitch Regional
At Heavener
Stilwell Outlaws 15, Heavener Blues 8
Stigler Pirates 11, Spiro Shockers 4
Sallisaw Outlaws 4, Caddo Bruins 2
Stilwell Outlaws 13, Kiowa Shockers 4
Wister Wildcats 18, Porum Yankees 5

Winning Ward

July 9, 2014

Great Golfers

July 9, 2014

Shirley Ruth Hope

July 9, 2014

Shirley Ruth Hope, 68, of Bokoshe died Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 11, at Victory Worship in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Spiro.

Clarence Eugene Meadows

July 9, 2014

Clarence Eugene Meadows, 76, of Spiro died Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Old Bokoshe Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home.

Charles Loyal Moore

July 9, 2014

Charles Loyal Moore, 82, of Poteau died Monday, July 7, 2014, in Poteau. 
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Rowlett, Texas. Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: One arrested in Monroe morning murder

July 9, 2014

LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale announced about 12:45 p.m. [July 9] that Richard Roland Humphries, 48, has been arrested o suspicion of first degree murder in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Randy Shelton.
Shelton was shot at his home on Midway Road at about 3:50 a.m. today [July 9], according to police.
Humphries lives across the road from the Shelton home. Investigators still have not released information about the cause of the shooting.

BREAKING NEWS: LeFlore County Sheriff's Office investigates murder of Monroe man

July 9, 2014

LeFlore County Sheriff's Department is investigating the murder of a Monroe man that happened about 3:30 a.m. today [July 9].
According to authorities, someone knocked on the door of the home and began firing a gun through the door. The 53-year-old man's name who was killed has not yet been released by investigators.
The shooting happened at a home east of the Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship Church on Midway Road.
Authorities say the have a person of interest but no arrests had been made as of 7 a.m.
The road remains blocked by deputies as the investigation continues.

July 8th

Second Annual Curtis Tennant Memorial Races Results, Updated Point Standings

July 8, 2014

Saturday
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola

Editor's note: Each race and division's point standings will have the top three and any other local racer.
Pure Stock Race
1. Zane Hunter, Alma, Ark.; 2. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 3. Cody Collingsworth, Rudy, Ark.
Factory Stock Race
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith, Ark.; 2. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 3. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.; 5. Wendell Vaughn, Pocola; 6. Travis Vaughn, Pocola; 11. Joshua Vaughn, Pocola.
Super Stock Race

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