Archive - 2013 - News Article
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.
Whether youâ€™re just starting out or well established and looking for friendly local faces to help you with your financial needs, trust First National Bank.
Fenton Motors of Poteau, the local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM dealership, is under new management, and has committed its focus to local customers, community events and businesses, say General Manager Keith Snyder and General Sales Manager Sam Balzanna.
Snyder came to the dealership on Dec. 4 and became general manager on Feb. 6. Balzanna, who has been with the dealership since October 2011, became new car sales manager in June of 2012 and was recently promoted to general sales manager in December.
C2 Supply LLC, formerly D & H Supply, changed ownership in January 2012. The business had relocated to 602 North Broadway, Poteau, OK, across from Baetz Home Center in July of 2011. C2 Supply is a sister company to Central Hydraulics, Inc. of Fort Smith, Ark. and is managed by Gary and Pandy Gargus.
Central saw the merger with C2 Supply as an opportunity to help serve the community, by bringing more products, closer to the customer, therefore, eliminating the high fuel costs and time to drive to Fort Smith for the customer.
By Kim Ross
The mother of several children who was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for child neglect and enabling child sexual abuse has been denied her request to withdraw her plea of guilty.
Lucinda Haskin entered a blind plea of guilt on Jan. 4 to nine counts of child neglect and three counts of enabling child sexual abuse.
On Feb. 22, Haskin appeared before District Judge Jon Sullivan to learn her fate. Haskin was sentenced to 165 years behind bars.