The Ledger/LCJ newsletter for Sunday
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Bible verse of the day for Sunday
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
--2 Timothy 1:7
LeFlore County scoreboard 2-4-2023
The LeFlore County sports scoreboard for games played Saturday.
McCurtain 65, Arkoma 47
Howe 53, Panama 46
LeFlore 78, Smithville 70
Catoosa 81, Pocola 78 (OT)
Sallisaw 57, Spiro 53
McCurtain 57, Arkoma 21
Howe 61, Panama 49
Smithville 55, LeFlore 42
Hartshorne 61, Talihina 42
McCurtain takes two from Arkoma
ARKOMA – Arkoma’s Deuce Walden surpasses 1,000 career points, but it wasn’t enough to prevent McCurtain’s boys from defeating the Mustangs, 65-47, to complete a sweep of the two games here Saturday.
McCurtain’s girls won the earlier game, 57-21. Arkoma hosts Bokoshe Tuesday before opening postseason play next weekend.
Walden, who averaged 26 points per game, scored 16 points and had five rebounds to lead the Mustangs. Braylen Andrews added 15 points.
McCurtain built a big lead at the half and the Mustangs could not recover.
In the earlier game, McCurtain jumped ahead 24-1 at the end of the first quarter and cruised to the easy win.
Abby Kolb led Arkoma with 10 points.
LeFlore County weather forecast 2-5-2023
Clear skies and a nice day for LeFlore County Sunday.
The high will be 66 degrees with a low of 44.
Sunrise is 7:14 a.m. Sunset is 5:51 p.m.
Average temperatures for Feb. 5 are a high of 53 and low of 24.
Records for the date were a high of 71 in 1986 and a record low of 15 in 1971.
Last year on this date, the high was 44 with a low of 22.
LeFlore County calendar
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LeFlore County commissioners meet 9 a.m.
Heavener Lions Club meet 5 p.m. at Simple Simon’s
Poteau City meetings 5:30 p.m.
High school basketball: Keota at Bokoshe; Hartshorne at Pocola; Cameron at Braggs; Arkoma at Whitesboro
PT open house at EOMC at 2 p.m.
Poteau Evening Lions Club meet 6 p.m. CASC
High school basketball: Bokoshe at Arkoma; Howe at Central Sallisaw; Wister at Poteau; Roland at Spiro; Wright City at Whitesboro; LeFlore at Kinta
Poteau Rotary Club meets noon at EOMC
Chili cook-off at Reynolds Center
Poteau Kiwanis Club meets noon
Heavener VFW bingo 6 p.m. Highway 59 North
High school basketball: Muldrow at Poteau
High school basketball: Class A districts: Keota at Arkoma boys; Cave Springs girls at Arkoma; Talihina boys vs. Wright City at Rattan; Talihina girls at Rattan; Class B districts: Cameron boys at Kinta; Bokoshe vs. Battiest at Whitesboro; LeFlore at Whitesboro boys; Bokoshe girls at Whitesboro; LeFlore girls vs. Battiest at Whitesboro; Heavener at Stigler; Wilburton at Howe; Panama at Wister; Spiro at Stilwell; Poteau at Checotah.
High school basketball: Vian at Howe; Pocola at Oklahoma Christian
Obituary for Clark Scott
Funeral service for Clark William Scott, 77, of Poteau is 2 p.m. Monday at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Father Sean O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Cameron, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau.
He was born at home in Cameron March 26, 1945 to Fredia and Paul Scott and died at home in Poteau Feb. 2, 2023.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Lloyd, Floyd, and Loretta Goodwin, Brenda, Linda, Donnie, and Debbie Scott; and son, Dewitt Nelson.
Survivors include his wife Rosa M. Scott; daughters Chris Ollar and husband Rodney, Tania Mahoney-Vazquez and husband Ryan; sons William "Billy" Scott, Alejandro Cardenas and wife Christie, Fernando Cardenas and wife Chandler; sister Anna Fuller and husband Larry; brother, Tom Goodwin; honorary children, Miller and Nelson Family: Susan, Becky, Barbara, Dewitt, and Tilly; grandkids, Jessica Klein, Adena and Candice Harris, Kaylin, Alfie, Evie, and Camila Cardenas, Hayley, Maddox, Alexander, and Olivia Cardenas, Oliver and Lucia Mahoney Vazquez; honorary grandkids, Matt and Michelle Fuller, Kelly, Ronnie, and Jennifer Harris, Toby, Andy and Misty Amos, Shawn and Eric Henry, Tracy Eckert and Aaron Bailey; great grandkids, Jose Hernadez, Sophia, Marissa, Bethany and Abram.
Pallbearers are Alex Cardenas, Antonio Gomez, Ryan Mahoney, Jose Hernandez, Fernando Cardenas, Maddox Cardenas, Alexander Cardenas and Oliver Mahoney Vazquez. Honorary pallbearers are Rodney Pierce, Travis Thompson, William Scott, Jason Cloud, Arturo Cardenas, Andy Mendez and Justin Thompson.
Visitation is Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. with a rosary at 5 p.m.