Archive - Aug 17, 2012 - News Article
Three people were arrested after the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department served a narcotics search warrant Tuesday.
Donna Sue Stone, 51, Blake Fuller, 23, and Samuel James Hendrix, 21, all of Spiro, were arrested on drug and weapons charges stemming from the search of a home located on State Highway 271 east of Spiro.
Deputies reportedly found prescription pills, marijuana and loaded firearms, one of which was reported stolen.
Oklahomaâ€™s state Runoff Primary Election is less than two weeks away and early voters can cast their ballot as early as Friday, August 24.
According to the LeFlore County Election Board, local voters will go to the polls to vote for three races and a special election. The runoff between democratic candidates Bruce Curnutt and Rob Seale in the race for LeFlore County Sheriff along with both republican and democratic races in the seat for U.S. Representative District 2. The voters of Pocola will vote in a special election to determine who will fill the vacant position of Trustee Ward 4.
The LeFlore County EMS Board will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at 1215 S. Broadway in Poteau.
Call meeting to order.
Roll call of board members.
Approve consent agenda:
â€˘ minutes of July 19 special meeting.
â€˘ blanket purchase order.
â€˘ claims for payment.
â€˘ previously paid claims.
Discuss and vote to approve transfer of money to building account.
Update on Station 2 construction.
Open and award radio bid.
Discuss and vote on going to bid for purchase of new ambulance.
Discuss and vote on EMS financial plan.
The LeFlore County Hospital Authority Governing Board will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Confrence Room â€śCâ€ť at Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
Call to Order/Approval of Minutes.
Roll Call/Establishment of a quorum.
Consideration and possible approval of minutes of previous regular meeting 07/17/12.
Summary of Clinical Operations and HCAHPS Quartrly Results.
Presentation and possible approval of monthly financial reports.
Financial report and discussion with possible action on payments of Treasurer.
By Regina Smith
On Wednesday the Poteau Chamber of Commerce issued a press release regarding the Christmas light display at Wister lake State Park. The press release stated that park officials had informed organizers that the staff would no longer help put up the display or help in any manner that might require manpower from any park employee.
On Thursday the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department responded to what tourism officials felt were allegations made towards them by the Poteau Chamber. Â