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  1. Hundreds Celebrate The Life Of Local TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Hundreds of people filled the Wister High School gym to celebrate the life of Jerry Carpenter, a man who went above and beyond to make others feel loved. "He wanted everything," Wister Board of Education member, Connie Kelley said.

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  2. Two basketball match-ups slated tonight moved to later datesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Two of tonight's high school basketball match-ups have been canceled due to certain events. The Panama-Wister games slated for tonight at the Wister Gym were canceled due to the tragic death of former Wister Public Schools Superintendent Jerry Carpenter, who was killed in an automobile accident west of Wister on U.S. Highway 270.

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  3. Poteau High School Remembers Science Teacher Killed In Car AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Jerry Carpenter was driving on Highway 270 near Wister when his pickup truck crossed the center line and hit a semi. "He came in on the first day and he was ready to go," Poteau High School principal Raford Ulrich said.

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  4. Two men dead in separate Oklahoma crashesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | NewsOK.com

    Carpenter was driving a pickup about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 270, 6 miles west of Wister. The pickup that was westbound on U.S. 270 went left of center and hit a tractor-trailer driven by Marvin Pettygrew, 61, of Booneville, Ark.

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  5. Poteau Teacher Killed In LeFlore County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Poteau Schools Superintendent Don Sjoberg told KFSM, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith, 46-year-old Jerry Carpenter was a science teacher at the high school. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the 6:18 p.m. crash happened on Highway 270, about 6 miles west of Wister.

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  6. Wister man killed in eastern Oklahoma crashRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | NewsOK.com

    Jerry Carpenter, 46, died as a result of the crash about 6:15 p.m. on U.S. 270, 6.1 miles west of Wister. A pickup driven by Carpenter westbound on U.S. 270 went left of center and hit a tractor-trailer driven by Marvin Pettygrew, 61, of Booneville, Ark.

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  7. Educator killed in head on collision west of WisterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    A former Wister and Fanshawe Superintendent and science teacher at Poteau High School was killed by a head on collision with a tanker truck according to the LeFlore County Sheriff's office.

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  8. Semi v. car at Wister; unknown number trapped [2/2/17 12:05 p.m.]Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Poteau Fire and Rescue along with LeFlore County EMS, Wister Police and Fire and other multiple agencies are responding to a semi v. car accident at the U.S. Hwy 271/270 intersection at Wister.

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  9. SureStay Plus Poteau Makes Its Debut in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Hospitality Net

    ... Scenic Byway, Heavener Runestone State Park, Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, Robbers Cave State Park, Lake Wister and Sardis Lake. The hotel is also within a short distance to one of the few remaining drive-in movie theaters - the Tower Drive-In ...

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  10. SureStay Plus Opens in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Hotel Business

    ... Scenic Byway, Heavener Runestone State Park, Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, Robbers Cave State Park, Lake Wister and Sardis Lake. A New Year to Look Back, Move Forward Happy New Year! I always love the start of a new day, new week, new year, as ...

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  11. This Week's High School Basketball ScheduleRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Tonight Wister at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Bokoshe at Keota, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Quinton at Spiro, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Buffalo Valley at Moyers, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday Poteau at Roland, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Arkoma, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Whitesboro at Leflore, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Talihina at Pocola, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Heavener at Wilburton, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Spiro at Sallisaw, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Haileyville at Buffalo Valley, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Smithville at Clayton, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday Bokoshe at Arkoma, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Leflore, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Muldrow at Pocola, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday Sallisaw at Poteau, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Heavener at Talihina, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Red Oak at Howe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Kinta at Arkoma, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Muldrow at Spiro, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wright City at Whitesboro, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Cameron at Cave Springs, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Quinton, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pocola at Stigler, ... (more)

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  12. Motorcyclist hits SUV on Arkansas highway, dies; other wrecks claim 3 moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... Alma was driving a 2011 Kawasaki motorcycle west on Arkansas 162, police said. Heather Michelle Angnabooguk, 39, of Wister, Okla., who was injured in the wreck, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe east on Arkansas 162 in Crawford County around 4 ...

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  13. Deputies Investigate Apparent LeFlore County Murder-SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Sheriff Rob Seale told KFSM, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith, Arkansas , the victim, 52-year-old Nora Robertson, was found at around 10 a.m. in a car near the Maxey Cemetery west of Wister on Highway 271. Seale says the suspect, 55-year-old William Robertson, then apparently committed suicide at the Mt.

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  14. This Week's High School Basketball ScheduleRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Tonight Howe at Pocola, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Bokoshe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Red Oak at Wister, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wapanucka at Whitesboro, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Smithville at Clayton, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday Poteau at Sallisaw, 630 and 8 p.m. Arkoma at Wister, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Howe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pocola at Talihina, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Kinta at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wilburton at Heavener, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Spiro at Muldrow, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pittsburg at Buffalo Valley, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Battiest at Smithville, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Keota at McCurtain, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday Whitesboro at Buffalo Valley, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Arkoma at Gans, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Bokoshe at Cave Springs, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Leflore at Battiest, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pocola at Sallisaw-Central, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Friday Poteau at Muldrow, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Arkoma at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Bokoshe at Howe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Stigler at ... (more)

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  15. This Week's High School Basketball Schedule [UPDATED]Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Today Howe at Pocola, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Bokoshe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Red Oak at Wister, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Smithville at Clayton, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Kingston New Years Classic Boys Third-Place Game Talihina vs. Latta, 5:30 p.m. Girls Consolation Finals Talihina vs. Rock Creek, 1 p.m. Tuesday Poteau at Sallisaw, 630 and 8 p.m. Arkoma at Wister, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Panama at Howe, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pocola at Talihina, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Kinta at Cameron, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wilburton at Heavener, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wapanucka at Whitesboro, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Spiro at Muldrow, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pittsburg at Buffalo Valley, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Battiest at Smithville, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Keota at McCurtain, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday Whitesboro at Buffalo Valley, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Arkoma at Gans, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Bokoshe at Cave Springs, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Leflore at Battiest, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Pocola at Sallisaw-Central, 6:30 and 8 ... (more)

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  16. Friday's Basketball Games CancelledRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    The 2017 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament consolation finals and fifth-place games slated Friday for Bokoshe Tigers Fieldhouse were moved to today beginning at noon. Friday's slate of high school basketball also was snowed out - Bokoshe at Wister, Howe at Pocola, McCurtain at Arkoma and Keota's homecoming games with Crowder.

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  17. Year in Review in Tuesday paperRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... electrocuted while working on jobs during the year. At least three persons died of burns. One man drowned in Wister lake. A mining accident took another life. At least two persons died as the result of railroad accidents. There were two deaths - one ...

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  18. Take a hike on New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... 2 p.m. at the Deep Fork Nature Center for a moderate 2-mile hike on the Hummingbird Beach trail. (918) 689-5311 Lake Wister State Park-Wister: Meet at 1 p.m. at the Ward's Landing Shelter for an easy one-mile hike along the Ward's Landing Trail. ...

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  19. Murder suspect moved to Detention CenterRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Brittney N. Orand of Wister was arrested and charged in January with first-degree murder in connection to a Jan. 9 shooting south of Heavener. At the time, she was 17 so she was being held at the LeFlore County Juvenile Detention Center.

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  20. LeFlore County Man Arrested For Stabbing Wister Man To DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A 35-year-old Shady Point man was arrested Tuesday by Poteau police and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for stabbing another man to death after the two had a disagreement, authorities said. Poteau police said Harlan Ray Kelly stabbed John Claude Rye, 34, of Wister, in the chest Tuesday night after a fight broke out between the two men.

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