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Archive - Oct 17, 2011


Mondaine Catherine Fry

October 17, 2011

Mondaine Catherine Fry, 56, of Poteau died Sept. 9,
2011, in Poteau. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m.,
Tuesday, Oct. 18, at First Baptist Church, Poteau, under
the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home.

Class action lawsuit filed by Bokoshe residents

October 17, 2011

A group of concerned
citizens from Bokoshe
filed a class action lawsuit
in LeFlore County
District Court against
AES Shady Point and
more than 20 other defendants
regarding what they
claim are toxins from fly
ash. The suit is demanding
a jury trial as well as
compensatory and punitive
The suit was filed on
October 6 by Clark O.
Brewster, of Tulsa; Harlan
E. Hentges, of Edmond
and J. Randall Miller of
Tulsa on behalf of six
named plaintiffs. Those
named as plaintiffs in the
suit are William Reese,
Diane Reese, Herman
“Dub” Tolbert, Tim
Tanksley, Susan Holmes

Week celebrating Main Street declared by Governer

October 17, 2011

A movement toward the preservation and restoration of
historic downtown districts that has been ever increasing
for more than 30 years, reached a landmark moment in
Oklahoma history as Governor Mary Fallin declared
October 16-22 “Main Street Week”.
Poteau Main Street Matters, which is a part of the
Oklahoma Main Street Program, is one of many communities
throughout the state that are glad to see the proclamation
by Fallin. Poteau Main Street (Dewey Avenue) will
be decorated with flowers throughout the week to help
signify the beauty and life of the downtown district.

Library Gift

October 17, 2011

Central National Bank was the first business to invest $100,000 in the New Direction Poteau Library Project. Pictured from left to right, are Steve Clay, Chris Fenton (President), Pam Mullins, Shantel Moore, DeAnn Dickerson (Co-Chair New Direction Poteau Library Project), Johnny Baker, Mike Hall, and Mayor Jeff Shockley (Co-Chair New Direction Poteau Library Project.)

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