Archive - 2013 - News Article
Merchant fraud is an unfortunate loss many business owners may encounter. "Risky Business: Protecting Your Business from Theft and Fraud" is offered to teach small-business owners how to be on guard for merchant theft and fraud and take the necessary steps to prevent it. The workshop will be held on April 22 from 3-5- p.m. at the OSU Cooperative Extension Office, 103 N. Church St.
Christâ€™s Food Center, Inc.
60591 Cliff Lane
Hodgen OK 74939
Contact: John Butler, 918-651-3264
Christâ€™s Food Center is a nondenominational Christian ministry committed to sharing the hope and help found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We distribute food and clothing to those in need without prejudice of race, religion, color, creed, economic or social standing.
Located in Big Cedar, Okla., we serve the Whitesboro School District area. Our ministries include:
*Family Food Day â€“ 3rd Saturday of each month â€“ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
*Food-4-Kids Backpack Program â€“ weekend food for kids.
A three vehicle accident on Oklahoma Highway 112 east of Poteau occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
A red flatbed pickup, a grey minivan and a 10-wheel dump truck appeared to be involved in the accident.
Multiple rescue agencies responded to the scene.
Tulsa Life Flight landed at the accident to help LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services to transport injured people. It is unknown at this time how many people were inured.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated the accident.
The Arena Steakhouse, north of Poteau, was destroyed by fire Sunday evening.
According to fire personnel, the fire began just after 7 p.m. and appears to have begun near the kitchen.
Fire Departments from Poteau, Shady Point, Panama, Wister, Howe, Hogeye and Pocola responded to the fire.
The restaurant was not open for business when the fire occurred. No was was injured in the blaze.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is being conducted by the Oklahoma Fire Marshal's Office.
The Community State Bank has been in continuous expansion over the years, and in 2012, the tradition of growth continued.
Saber was established in 1992 as a company whose purpose was to assist individuals obtain their ICC number and get started in the trucking business. We are still committed to helping people get started but the scope of our services has greatly increased. We are truly a â€śone stop shopâ€ť for anybody wanting to start a trucking company or become compliant with the Department of Transportationâ€™s many rules and regulations. An ICC number is now called a D.O.T. number and anybody that is transporting goods across state lines must also have a Motor Carrier number as well.
The Poteau Tag Agency staff has a combined 22 years of experience. We are efficient and friendly in our customer service area. With the combined experience we have the knowledge it takes to process the customers paperwork accurately. If we canâ€™t answer your question(s), we will go the extra mile to obtain the answer for you.
303 Dewey Ave.
Poteau, OK 74953
Contact: Lorie Rutledge, Director, 918-647-9330
In 2008, the LeFlore County Historical Society acquired the Hotel Lowrey Building, corner of Witte Street and Dewey Avenue, in historic downtown Poteau. Since then, the society has focused on remodeling the building into a museum. The LeFlore County Museum at the Hotel Lowrey will house one of the largest collections found in Southeastern Oklahoma.
What began 17 years ago in a small little shop with two nail technicians has grown to a full service salon with five hair stylist and the same two nail technicians.
Linda Delap and Missy Alexander opened the Onyx Shop in Wister in 1995 chatting things up with the ladies while sculpting their nails.
A few years later, Linda and Missy closed the Wister shop and relocated to the Tortoise and the Hair in Poteau.
As their clientele grew, the ladies decided to, once again, go out on their own.
For over sixty years the name Kerr has been associated with progress, education and sustainability.
Robert S. Kerr was Oklahomaâ€™s first native-born governor, a wealthy oilman and a powerful U.S. senator. But he never forgot the lessons of land stewardship he learned as a boy growing up on a small farm near Ada.
Enchanted with the beauty of southeastern Oklahoma, Senator Kerr came to Le Flore County in the 1950s. He established a ranch and herd of registered Angus.