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Police find drugs during traffic stop in Howe

September 9, 2011

Formal charges were
filed against a Heavener
man Wednesday afternoon
stemming from his arrest
in July for allegedly possessing
narcotics.
Jason Lee Ellis, 28, of
Heavener, was charged
with possession of a controlled
dangerous substance
– methamphetamines
and marijuana
after Howe police officers
discovered narcotics hidden
under a seat during a
traffic stop.
According to the affidavit
filed by Howe Police
Officer Michael Oliver, on
July 26, he witnessed Ellis
driving a red Chevy
Cavalier that turned onto
Old State Highway 59
northbound. Oliver followed

Pocola woman files suit after fall

September 9, 2011

A Pocola woman who
claimed to have been
injured while on school
property levied a lawsuit
against the Pocola School
District asking for
$125,000 in damages.
According to the petition
filed in the civil case,
Gena Hayes alleged that
on April 14, 2010 she was
at the Pocola Elementary
School to enroll her granddaughter
in Pre-
Kindergarten. While at
the school she was walking
on black mats that
Pocola School personnel
had used to form a sidewalk
between buildings
when she stepped in ice
cream and fell. The petition
alleges that in the fall
Hayes suffered serious

Donating their art

September 9, 2011

Poteau High School Art Teacher Ms. Hopper and PHS Art Club members paint
storefront windows to decorate for this weekend's Sportsman Festival on Dewey
Avenue in downtown Poteau.

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