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Bokoshe PTA student art show a success

October 21, 2011

The Bokoshe Parent Teacher Association hosted a student art show Wednesday
afternoon. Pieces of art from students in grades kindergarten through 12 were on
display at Bokoshe schools. The Bokoshe PTA is focusing on the arts this school year
and has planned monthly events to showcase the art of the student body. Participating
students were given no direction for the art work, but were encouraged to create as
they saw fit.
During the introduction to the show, PTA officials cited reports that showed a direct
correlation between art classes offered in school and a drop in disciplinary and

DA Investigator escapes close call Thursday

October 21, 2011

An attempted arrest
turned chaotic Thursday
afternoon after the man an
investigator attempted to
arrest in the Burger King
parking lot fled the scene
almost striking him with
his vehicle.
According to a witness
that watched the ordeal
unfold, a District Attorney's
Investigator with the
LeFlore County DA's
Office ordered a man out of
a Lexus at gun point shortly
after 1 p.m. The man
reportedly got out of his car
but then got back inside
and nearly ran over the officer
as he attempted to elude
The driver of the white
Lexus, James Phillips, 28,

4-H Leadership Conference held in Poteau

October 21, 2011

Poteau is playing host to
the 4-H South East District
Leadership Conference. For
the duration of the conference,
4-H delegates from
17 counties are experiencing
excellent workshops
and are hearing from speakers
invited by the South
East District Officers to
speak on the importance of
This year's theme is
“4-H.... The Game of
On Wednesday, delegates
attended the opening assembly
led by Callie Curnutt,
South East District
President. They then attended
a campaign rally where
they heard speeches from
district officer candidates

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