April 15th, 2015
The 2015 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex. A new bracket will appear in Thursday's physical edition and e-edition as well as on this website's sports page by no later than Thursday morning.
Emergency crews are working [April 14 12:20 p.m.] to rescue a hiker trapped by rising waters overnight in the Big Cedar area.
No other information is available at this time.
One LeFlore County Tournament down, as the baseball version ended Saturday night at Howeâ€™s Lions Field with the Poteau Pirates claiming county supremecy.
Here's a look back at the LeFlore County Sun in 1990.
See attachments for additional pictures.
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
EAST CENTRAL MUSKOGEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
EASTERN HASKELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
EASTERN LATIMER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
NORTHEASTERN PUSHMATAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...
SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT
* AT 355 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 3
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for northern LeFlore County, as well as several other counties in southeastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. The advisory lasts until 3:30 p.m. Monday.
A hazardous weather outlook by the NWS said flash flood risk is limited, but heavy rain risk is elevated and ongoing.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the area today as a cold front moves through, especially those areas southeast of Interstate 44.
Poteau 10, Wister 0
Wister 12, Spiro 8
A few LeFlore County baseball and softball teams got good news from the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association on Friday. They were named district tournament hosts for the upcoming start to postseason play.
The Poteau Lady Pirates should find out late next week or early the following week what their Class 6A Regional Tournament fate will be.
Here's the complete list:
Class A Baseball District Tournament Assignments
Arkoma and Cameron at Gans
Crowder and Gore at Keota
Class B Baseball District Tournament Assignments
Kinta and McCurtain at Leflore
Poteau 11, Wister 10
Spiro 10, Cameron 0
Spiro 6, Heavener 2
Spiro vs. Wister, 3 p.m.
Poteau vs. Spiro-Wister winner, 5 p.m.