Itâ€™s time once again for the third annual Phil
Gardenhire PRCA Rodeo Oklahoma Star competition.
The Oklahoma Star Committee in conjunction with
the Phil Gardenhire PRCA Rodeo Committee is searching
for talented singers in the LeFlore County area to
compete for cash, prizes, and the title of Oklahoma
Contestants must be 16 years old or older to enter the
The head of the state auditor's office was
on hand in Poteau Monday to answer questions
by citizens regarding the recent audit
findings for LeFlore County that were
released by his office in May.
Gary Jones, started the meeting by presenting
those in attendance with a map
showing just how far behind his office is in
county audits. He said that when he took
office in January his first action was to find
out how far behind they were and ask his
staff for a plan to get caught up. Jones
explained that is why the audit findings that
were released were from 2007, 2008, 2009
Members of the History Alive class for the 2011 Poteau Academic Quest pose for aphoto during their trip to Sequoyah's home on Tuesday. Academic Quest is for students entering the sixth grade at Pansy Kidd Middle School who maintained a specific grade point average during the fifth grade. Students learn leadership skills and participate in specific curriculum designed to make learning fun. Pictured from left to right, back row, Morgan Bandy and Victoria Archey. Front row: Hanna Smith, Alexa Gillham, Lily Shore, Matthew Womack and their instructor, Mrs. Hall. Not pictured is Dodger Stankewitz.