June 4th, 2013
A hometown son has lost his life after being targeted by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
Spc. Robert Allan Pierce, 20, of Panama was one of two soldiers killed Monday in an insurgent attack in Tsamkani, Afghanistan.
Captain Ebony Malloy with the International Security Assistance Forces said Tuesday that two ISAF members [Pierce and Justin L. Sisson, 23, of Phoenix, Ariz.] were killed during a vehicle borne improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan [Monday]. The attack also killed and wounded several Afghan civilians.
TAHLEQUAH (AP) â€” The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified a woman found slain in her home in Tahlequah.
OSBI says 40-year-old Tiffany Rene Maher was found dead in her apartment last week.
Investigators were able to locate her car after publicizing a description of the 2011 Ford Fiesta. A Tulsa man saw the description on television news and called police.
OSBI says the car was recovered at the Stone Haven Villas apartment complex in Tulsa on Monday.
Lena Derotha Elder Elliott, 88, of Heavener died Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Heavener First Baptist Church with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Dowden Funeral Home.
Jason Michael Hiler, 34, of Van Buren, Ark., died Friday, May 31, 2013, in Clinton.
He was born March 4, 1979 in Talihina. Jason was an employee of Acme Trucking and a member of Kibler Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ward Hiler.
Survivors include his wife, April of the home; two daughters, Sydney and Payton Hiler, both of the home; mother, Nancy Hiler of Poteau; sister, Samantha Pinnell and husband Clinton of Heavener; nephew, Sebastian Pinnell and nieces, Madison and Chandler Pinnell; maternal grandmother, Jo Ann Hiler of Poteau; and niece, Kaley Brown.
Imogean Loggains, 87, of Wister passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Poteau. Imogean was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Howe to Joe and Jimmie (Hoskins) Kirkley. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Poteau. She was retired from C.R. Anthony. Imogean was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; her parents, Jimmie Kirkley Loggains and Joe Kirkley; three brothers, two sisters; and great-granddaughter, Saylor Martine.
David Paul Waterhouse, 60, of Spiro died Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Fort Smith, Ark. David was born June 26, 1952, in Glendale, Calif., to Ray and Jean (Hall) Waterhouse. He was employed by PSC Fabricators for 12 years. David was preceded in death by his great nephew, Brecken Owenby.
Registration is now open for the 2013 LeFlore County Express Fall Soccer League.
Registration can be done through the internet at www.leflorecountysoccer.com.
Late registration cost per child is $40.
Payment method details are available at the aforementioned website.
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The 2013 Poteau Coed Church Softball League registration has begun.
Any church that is interested in playing at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex this summer needs to contact Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.
The entry fee is $400 per team.
Deadline to entry is June 26. League will begin play on July 8 or 9.
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At Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse, Poteau
Poteau vs. Buffalo Valley, 5 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Buffalo Valley, 5:45 p.m.; Poteau vs. Heavener, 6:30 p.m.; Bokoshe vs. Heavener, 7:15 p.m.
At Howe Missionary Baptist Church Gym
Howe vs. Clayton, 5 p.m.; Howe JV vs. Clayton, 5:45 p.m.; Howe vs. Whitesboro, 6:30 p.m.; Howe JV vs. Whitesboro, 7:15 p.m.
Pocola vs. Poteau JV/freshmen, 5 p.m.; Poteau JV/freshmen vs. Cameron, 5:45 p.m.; Pocola vs. Cameron, 6:30 p.m.
Wister vs. Webbers Falls, 5 p.m.; Webbers Falls vs. Sallisaw JV, 5:45 p.m.; Wister vs. Sallisaw JV, 6:30 p.m.
Mother Nature once again wreaked havoc on the local sports scene on Saturday.
Saturday morning's rain shower washed out the Kiamichi All-Star Classic softball and baseball games at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton.
The games will not be rescheduled.