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April 10th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Mixed bag for Tiger Woods in Masters Return

April 10, 2015

In his first round of competitive golf since February, Tiger Woods shot a 1-over 73 at the Masters on Thursday.

April 9th

Rain interrupts Thursday action at LeFlore County Baseball Tournament; new schedule set

April 9, 2015

For the first time this week, Mother Nature was a winner during the 2015 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament.
After Heavener eliminated Panama 5-2 in Thursday's loser's-bracket quarterfinal at Howe's Lions Field, rain washed out the final two games of the night — the other loser's-bracket quarterfinal game between Cameron and Spiro and the winner's-bracket final between Poteau and Wister.
The Cameron-Spiro game will be at 3 p.m. Friday, with the winner meeting Heavener at 5 p.m. Poteau and Wister will play at 7 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for LeFlore County

April 9, 2015

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Latimer and Le Flore County until 6:15 p.m.

The following was posted by the National Weather Service in Tulsa.

* AT 526 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BENGAL...AND
MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE...FANSHAWE...SUMMERFIELD...
LAKE WISTER STATE PARK...WISTER...HODGEN...HOWE...HEAVENER...POTEAU

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Jack Nicklaus Sinks Hole-In-One In Par-3 Contest

April 9, 2015

The Masters Par 3 Contest was a success, entertaining crowds with cute kid caddies, numerous holes in one and more than a few big-name stars -- some who weren't even golfers.

April 8th

Significant Weather Advisory

April 8, 2015

SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...
THIS OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS AS WELL AS MUCH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

DISCUSSION...
WEDNESDAY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN THE VICINITY OF A COLD FRONT AND DRY LINE.
WITH A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION...THE STORMS WILL LIKELY BECOME SEVERE WITH ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE AS THE STORMS TRACK ACROSS NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS.

Emergency personnel respond to semi rollover

April 8, 2015

Emergency crews are responding [April 8 10:20 a.m.] to an accident with injuries on U.S. Highway 259 near Big Cedar.
According to dispatch information, a semi-trailer loaded with logs has rolled over onto its side.
It is unknown how many or how serious injuries are.

Sports Photo of the Week

April 8, 2015

April 7th

2015 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament Day 2 Scores/Day 3 Schedule

April 7, 2015

Tuesday's Scores
Winner's-Bracket Semifinals
At Howe
Poteau 12, Spiro 7
Wister 2, Panama 1
Loser's-Bracket Games
At Cameron
Leflore 12, Bokoshe 0, Bokoshe eliminated.
Cameron 4, Whitesboro 3, Whitesboro eliminated.
Cameron 8, Leflore 3, Leflore eliminated.
At Heavener
Heavener 9, Howe 1, Howe eliminated.
Pocola 7, Arkoma 5, Arkoma eliminated.
Heavener 3, Pocola 1, Heavener eliminated.

Thursday's Games
At Howe
Winner's-Bracket Final
Poteau vs. Wister, 8 p.m.
Loser's-Bracket Quarterfinals
Panama vs. Heavener, 4 p.m.
Spiro vs. Cameron, 6 p.m.

THIRD UPDATE: Nine of 10 precincts reporting in Poteau races

April 7, 2015

Unofficial results Jeff Shockley wins Mayor; Jim Seale wins Street Commissioner; Jim Sommers wins Ward 4, Seat 2; Monte Shockley II wins Ward 2, Seat 2. Waiting on other election results.

With nine of 10 precincts reporting as of 7:45 p.m. Jeff Shockley leads the Mayor's race, Jim Seale leads for Street Commissioner, Jim Sommers leads for Ward 4, Seat 2 Council Members and Monte Shockley II leads for Ward 2, Seat 2.

Election numbers coming in

April 7, 2015

CITY OF POTEAU

FOR MAYOR CITY OF POTEAU
0 of 10 Precincts Completely Reporting
Absentee and early voting numbers
Jeff Shockley 91 73.39 %
Jody Ray Adams 33 at 26.61 %

FOR COUNCIL MEMBER, WARD NO. 2 SEAT 2 CITY OF POTEAU

Vaugh Barnes 32 at 26.45 %
Monte Shockley II 89 at 73.55 percent

FOR COUNCIL MEMBER, WARD NO. 4 SEAT 2 CITY OF POTEAU

Jim Sommers 70 at 56.45%
Tony Riley 54 at 43.55 %

FOR STREET COMMISSIONER CITY OF POTEAU

Jim Seale 93 at 75%
Shannon Stubbs 31 @ 25 $

Only early and absentee voting included

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