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April 3rd

Poteau trash-off date set

April 3, 2012

The Poteau Chamber of Commerce is urging citizens to gather their family and friends to participate in the 8th Annual City Wide Trash-Off. 2005 was the first year for the event and only four people showed, since then the event has grown to over 400 concerned citizens coming together to beautify our area. This years event will start at 9 a.m on April 21 in the parking lot of Strike-A-Lot Lanes. Donuts and juice will be available at the check-in and The Community State Bank will be serving hot dogs for lunch. Aside from collecting litter, there are several other ways to participate.

Dont Forget to Vote April 3

April 3, 2012

Don't forget to vote for Proposition 4!

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

Panama grad enters political ring

April 3, 2012

A Panama High School graduate, Alex Cardenas has decided to take a road in politics. Cardenas has announced his candidacy for City Director, Ward 1 Position for the city of Fort Smith. After high school Cardenas enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When he completed his tour in Iraq and Afghanistan he retired and returned to the area making Fort Smith his home. In 2006 Cardenas established and published the local newspaper "Hispanos Unidos" during that business opportunity an article caught his eye and led him to his next business endeavor.

April 2nd

Poteau City Council Meeting

April 2, 2012

The Mayor and members of the Poteau City Council of Poteau, Oklahoma will meet at 7:10 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Poteau City Hall, 111 Peters St., Poteau, Oklahoma for a regularly scheduled meeting.

Order of Business.

1. Call to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Consideration/action to accept and approve the consent agenda.
A. Approve minutes for the March 5, 2012 meeting.
B. Approve payment of purchase orders as signed and approved by the finance committee.
C. Approve acceptance of department reports.
D. Approve budget transfers for the month of March, 2012

Poteau Public Works Authority meeting.

April 2, 2012

The Board of Trustees for the Poteau Public Works Authority, Poteau, Oklahoma will meet at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, April 2,2012 at Poteau City Hall, 111 Peters St., Poteau, Oklahoma for a regularly scheduled meeting.

Order of Business

1. Call to order.
2. Roll call.
3. Consideration/action to accept and approve the consent agenda:
A. Approve minutes for the March 5, 2012 meeting.
B. Approve payment of purchase orders as signed and approved by the finance committee.
C. Approve acceptance of department reports.
D. Approve budget transfers for the month of March 2012.

Poteau Industrial Authority Board of Trustees meeting

April 2, 2012

The Board of Trustees for the Poteau Industrial Authority, Poteau, Oklahoma will meet at & p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Poteau City Hall, 111 Peters St., Poteau, Oklahoma for a Regularly scheduled meeting.

Order of Business
1. Invocation.
2. Call to order.
3. Roll call.
4. Consideration/action to accept and approve consent agenda:
A. Approve minutes for the March 5, 2012 meeting.
B. Approve payment of purchase orders as signed and approved by the finance committee.
C. Approve acceptance of department reports.
D. Approve budget transfers for the month of March 2012.

Regular Board of Education meeting - Talihina Independent School District I052

April 2, 2012

Agenda for the Talihina Independent School District Regular Board of Education meeting.

1. Meeting called to Order and Roll Call.
2. Vote on approval of minutes of the March 5th Regular Board Meeting.
3. Vote on approval of payroll claims and purchase orders and the approval of the financial transactions of the Activity Fund Sub-Account and Expenditures.
4. Superintendent's report:
A. Parent teachers conference, April 23, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
B. Teacher of the Year Nominees/Support Nominees
C. April and May School Events Calender

March 30th

Students given a taste of what drunk driving can do

March 30, 2012

Every 51 minutes, one person is dying due to an alcohol related crash. This statistic was dramatically demonstrated to Bokoshe students Wednesday afternoon during Bokoshe Public Schools drunk driving awareness day.
Arkoma Chief of Police Daniel New and Arkoma police officer John Buszek spent the day at the high school educating students on the dangers of drunk driving. A short presentation was given during the morning and the all day, the Grim Reaper stalked the halls, pulling students out of class to represent a death due to an alcohol related accident.

March 29th

Poteau Bremner plant to close at the end of May

March 29, 2012

A local business has officially informed it's nearly 240 employees their services will no longer be needed as of May 31 when the facility plans to close their doors.
Bremner Food Group, located at 400 Industrial Blvd., in Poteau, is a division of the St. Louis based Ralcorp Holdings and on Wednesday afternoon Ralcorp Vice President of Human Resources, Steve Smith, confirmed the plant would close.

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