January 21st, 2015
Jay Kennedy, 77, of Talihina died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Fort Smith, Ark. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Â Buffalo Valley School Auditorium with Brother Chester Cooley officiating. Â Burial will be in Laura-McGee cemetery under the direction of Burkhart Funeral Service, Talihina.
Bobby Dean Hamner, 76, of Talihina died Monday, January 19, 2015, in Talihina.
He was born Aug. 28, 1938, at Reichert to Cleave and Ruth (Milligan) Hamner. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served as a medic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Margaret Hamner; brother, John Hamner; and sister, Aline Luman.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) â€” The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says speeding likely played a role in a single-car wreck that killed a 19-year-old who was riding as a passenger in the vehicle.
Officials say Tyler Avard of Broken Arrow died Monday in the Wagoner County rollover accident.
Troopers say the 17-year-old driver lost control of the car, which ran off the road. She then overcorrected, sending the car across the road and into a ditch. The state's highway patrol says the car rolled and landed in the roadway.
All four top-seeded teams who were in action at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse were winners on opening night of the 83rd LeFlore County Tournament on Monday night.
The Poteau Pirates overmatched the Bokoshe Tigers for an 80-39 victory, while the Leflore Lady Savages got past the Cameron Lady Yellowjackets 48-35.
Both Heavener teams won, with the Lady Wolves clawing the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 59-35 and the Wolves got past a pesky Arkoma Mustang team 52-45.
The two-time defending LeFlore County Tournament girls champions, the Poteau Lady Pirates, took a step in the right direction in their three-peat efforts Monday night as they picked up a 42-23 opening-round victory over the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers as the 83rd LeFlore County Tournament got underway at the Howe Gym.
There were three other winners on the night. The Pocola Lady Indians got past their archrivals, the Panama Lady Razorbacks, 34-30 in the other girls contest at this site.
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 â€”Â criminal felony
CMâ€” criminal misdemeanor
FD â€”Â family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.
January 16, 2015
Jackie Dawn Bogart, drug court sanction; no bond
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) â€” Central Oklahoma authorities say they seized a large amount of cocaine worth nearly $5 million during a traffic stop on Interstate 40.
The Canadian County sheriff's office says deputies pulled over a tractor-trailer carrying five vehicles after noticing the driver drift onto the shoulder several times on Sunday night.
Deputies searched the vehicles on the trailer and found more than 75 pounds of cocaine. They say they found the drugs in a false compartment built underneath the rear seats in one of the cars.
LOCUST GROVE â€” It was a banner weekend for the Poteau Youth Wrestling Club at last weekend's Locust Grove Tournament.
A 17-point halftime lead and five players scoring in double figures proved to be the difference for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 84-72Â win over the Western Oklahoma State College Lady Pioneers on Sunday afternoon in Altus.
Getting a double-double of 17 points and 15 rebounds from Arkim Robertson proved to be the difference for the PioneersÂ in their 66-55 win over the Vikings in Sunday night's second game.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lady Lions will take an undefeated record into their game tonight in the 83rd LeFlore County Tournament after clawing the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 95-41 Friday night at the Howe Gym.
The Lady Lions jumped out to a 27-12 lead after a period to take control of the game.
Arkoma 81, Cameron 44: In Cameron, the Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 30-9 lead after a quarter and were never headed.
Heavener 62, Stigler 49: In Heavener, the Lady Wolves jumped out to a 19-11 lead after a period en route to a 36-21 halftime advantage.