April 17th, 2015
TIME Magazine has revealed the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of what it considers the 100 most influential people in the world.
One person has died following a head-on collision on Oklahoma Highway 112 outside Poteau. The accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. Friday morning.
Traffic was backed up for roughly 15-30 minutes both ways while crews worked the scene.
One driver was hospitalized, according to first responders. The identities of those involved have not been released yet. More information will be posted when it becomes available.
2015 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament Scores
Howe 7, Panama 0
Spiro 11, Talihina 2
Whitesboro 16, Bokoshe 0
Poteau 4, Arkoma 0
Leflore 6, Cameron 2
Heavener 8, Howe 0
Spiro 4, Whitesboro 2
Wister 7, Poteau 0
Pocola 5, Leflore 0
Heavener 15, Spiro 5
Pocola 6, Wister 0
Heavener 12, Pocola 0
Talihina 11, Bokoshe 0, Bokoshe eliminated.
Panama 8, Poteau 4, Poteau eliminated.
Leflore 9, Talihina 0, Talihina eliminated.
Because of the uncertainty of the weather today through Saturday, the decision has been made to cancel the entire Wister Tournament, which was to have started today and ended Saturday. It will not be rescheduled.
Instead, the host Wildcats will entertain the Howe Lions and the Leflore Savages in a three-way beginning at 3 p.m. today with Wister meeting Howe. Howe and Leflore will play at 5 p.m., followed by Wister and Leflore at 7 p.m.
The Poteau Pirates had a clutch, or more like a Klutts performance â€” as in Ben Klutts, Poteauâ€™s sophomore shortstop and pitcher â€” en route to winning the 2015 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament on Saturday night at Howeâ€™s Lions Field.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says religious freedoms are under attack in Oklahoma and he's telling public school districts across the state he's ready to protect them for allowing citizens to distribute Bibles in schools.
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.