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January 14th, 2015

Tuesday’s High School Girls Basketball Roundup

January 15, 2015

HOWE — The Howe Lady Lions stayed perfect on the season Tuesday night with a 78-33 victory over the Panama Lady Razorbacks at the Howe Gym.
The Lady Lions led 16-10 after a period, but they outscored the Lady ’Backs 22-12 in the second quarter to take a 38-22 halftime lead en route to a 57-26 advantage going into the final period.
Arkoma 71, Wister 35: In Wister, the Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 27-8 lead after a period and never looked back.

Elnora “Elly” Nickles

January 14, 2015

Elnora “Elly” Nickles, 89, of Poteau died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Heavener. Elly was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Poteau to J. “Mitt” and Lydia Jenson.

She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Poteau. To know Elly was to love her. She never met a stranger. She loved to talk and always had a joke to tell. She was a wonderful cook and had a reputation far and wide for her amazing homemade pies, bread, donuts and cookies. Elly had a great love for her family and missed Buck terribly. Her family takes comfort in knowing they are together again.

Katie A. Cantrell

January 14, 2015

Katie A. Cantrell, 85, Overland Park, Kan., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Menorah Medical Center. 

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Abundant Life Church, 12400 Antioch, Overland Park. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, Kan. Katie’s family suggests memorial contributions to Abundant Life Church.

Vinuard Goins

January 14, 2015

Vinuard Goins passed away at the age of 87 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a beloved father, papa, great papa, brother and friend.

He is survived by his sisters, Loretta McParland of Atwater Calif., Ruby Gregory, Kathleen Oleta Himes of Poteau; children, Evelyn Virginia Alcala of Cottonwood, Calif., Terrance Lee Goins of Palm Desert, Calif., and Rhonda June Doty of Roseville, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Bobby D. Cox

January 14, 2015

Bobby D. Cox of Howe passed away Jan. 8, 2015, at the age of 75. He was born Oct. 10, 1939, to Sherman Taft and Opal Nadine (Victor) Cox, in the small community of Independence.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Cox; one daughter, Candice Adkisson and husband Joel of Sapulpa; one son, Bobby Cox II and wife Jennifer of Howe; three sisters, Marilyn Arnett, Elaine Faulkenberry, Wanda Cox; two brothers, Kenneth Cox, Eugene Cox; two granddaughters, Wrigley Adkisson and Aniston Cox; two grandsons, Kinsler Cox and Picher Adkisson.

Richard Lee Kirkland

January 14, 2015

Richard Lee Kirkland, 60, of Shady Point died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Fort Smith, Ark.

Richard was born June 13,1954 in Greenville, Calif., to Raymond F. and Dorothy Mae (Harris) Kirkland. He worked at Whirlpool.

Richard was preceded in death by his father.

Jean Goode

January 14, 2015

Jean Goode, 71, of Talihina died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Tulsa. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in the Talihina School Auditorium. Burial will be in Old Town Tuskahoma Cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.

Science Museum Oklahoma to host 'Grossology' exhibition

January 14, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new traveling exhibition will permit visitors to explore why the human body produces some oozy, crusty and stinky gunk.

The exhibit, called "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body," opens Saturday at Science Museum Oklahoma.

Hosted by the Oklahoma Museum Network and funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, "Grossology" is a 2,500 square-foot exhibit based on the best-selling book of the same name by author Sylvia Branzei.

Who got arrested?

January 14, 2015

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

January 12, 2015

Jonathan Jazz Glover, Howe warrant; $956 bond

Tulsa airport adding nonstop flights to Tampa, L.A., Vegas

January 14, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa International Airport officials say nonstop flights to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Tampa Bay, Florida, are being added through Allegiant Air.

Before airport officials made the announcement Tuesday, the airport had nonstop flights to 16 cities.

The airline said in a news release Tuesday that it decided to add the services because of strong performances in the Tulsa airline market.

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