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November 27th, 2012

LeRoux appears in Arizona court

November 27, 2012

Area business owner, William Joseph LeRoux Jr., 47, of Hodgen, was scheduled to appear in LeFlore County District Court today as part of the conditions for being released on a fugitive bail. The bail was set after LeRoux was arrested on a grand jury indictment from Maricopa County Arizona for 12 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor. LeRoux refused to sign extradition to return to Arizona in October and was released on a fugitive bond while Arizona obtained a governor's warrant.


November 27, 2012

The Staff at Northside Liquor wishes everyone Happy Holidays!


November 27, 2012

The Faculty and Staff of Carl Albert State College wishes everyone Happy Holidays!

Catholic Charities open house held Tuesday

November 27, 2012

The Catholic Charities Food Bank located at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Poteau spent Tuesday preparing boxes of food for area families.
The CC facility opened it's doors Oct. 8 but Tuesday organizers hosted an open house.
Pictured from left: Susie Hawkins, Paulette Chrzaszcz, Donya Russell, Mary Smylie, Phyllis Pope and Steven Smylie.

Morning fire damages Poteau duplexes

November 27, 2012

Two families are homeless following a morning fire at a duplex located on the 500 block of Dewey Avenue in Poteau.
Both apartments were occupied at the time of the fire. According to Vernon King, one of the tenants, he woke up and smelled smoke so he woke his neighbor and told him to get out of the house.
No one was injured in the fire. Poteau Fire Department was able to contain the fire to the attic of the home.

November 26th

Grace Place hosts open house

November 26, 2012

Grace Place, located at 15595 Green Top Road in Poteau, has invited the public to view the new shelter on Dec. 2 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
According to Nancy Putman, Executive Directory at Grace Cottage, a home for pregnant women ages 18 and under, Grace Place will provide services to women over the age of 18-21 and their children.
“We need lots of household items such as kitchen supplies, linens and toiletries,” said Putman. “Grace Place is registered at Kohl's and Walmart. This is a great opportunity for you to help us get the house off the ground, meet our new house parents.”


November 26, 2012

The Staff at Heavener Farm and Poultry wishes everyone Happy Holidays.


November 26, 2012

The Staff of Anchor Finance wishes everyone Happy Holidays.

November 23rd

Mary Bell Cooper

November 23, 2012

Services for Mary Bell Cooper will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Front Street Church of Christ in Poteau.
Evans and Miller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Martin David Morris

November 23, 2012

Martin David Morris, 57, of Wister died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Wister.
Martin was born Dec. 31, 1954, in Sallisaw to Wilbert and Billie (Reed) Morris. He was superintendent at Donaho Stone, where he worked for more than 17 years. He loved to hunt and fish (on company time). Martin was preceded in death by his father; brother, William Charles Morris; sister, Shannon Kitchens; and niece, Stephanie May.

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