May 23rd, 2012
The foursome of Joe Claborn, Chris Faust, Chad Knight and Kenny Vineyard won Monday afternoon's Jack Hall/Patrick Lynch Shrine Memorial Golf Tournament at Wolf Ridge Golf Course. The team had a 53, and tied with the quartet of Josh Buchanan, Brett Hubbard, Matt McKown and Will Fogleman â€” who also had a 53. However, the Claborn team won a scorecard playoff for first place.
Brandon Severe, Joe Tackett, Joah Tackett and Gary McGinnis were third with a 55.
There were 61 golfers who participated in the tournament.
SALLISAW â€” The Cherokee Casino/Carl Albert State College Scholarship Golf Scramble took place May 12 at Shadow Creek Country Club.
Taking first place was the team of Marvin Thouvenel, Anthony Fornaszewski, Dalton Jasna and Paige Tolbert.
Second place went to Bill Falleur, Dale Brown, Andy Perdue, and Randall Wheat.
Trey Rogers won the prize for the longest drive, Dr. Bob Wells was closest to the pin on No. 15 and Paul Marshall was closest to the pin on No. 11.
The 2012 Poteau Pirate Red-White Scrimmage will take place at 4 p.m. Friday at Costner Stadium. The scrimmage was to have taken place at 6 p.m., but it was going to conflict with the 2012 Poteau High School Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Bob Lee Kidd Civic Center.
Admission to the game will be towels.
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The Wayne Husak/Memorial Day Tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday at Choctaw Country Club.
The entry fee for the two-player scramble is $100.
A concerned citizen and former emergency medical provider addressed the county commissioners Monday morning about the need for guardrails along a set of curves near Calhoun that only last week were the scene of a tragic fatality.
Ruby Evelyn Sanders, 91, of Bates, Ark., died Sunday, May 20, 2012, in Bates. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at First Baptist Church in Bates. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Heavener under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home, Heavener.
Zaven Lynn Dmitri Johnson, infant son of Brandon and Samantha Jo Johnson, died Monday, May 21, 2012, in Fort Smith, Ark. Zaven was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Opal and Durrel Morgan, James and Myrtis Hammond, Joann Johnson and Howard McCollom.