Archive - 2014 - News Article
Poteau Police are investigating [July 31 11:15 a.m.] a two car accident at the intersection of Grady and South Saddler. One of the vehicles is the Poteau City street sweeper. One person was being treated for injuries. Further information will published in the Friday edition of the Poteau Daily News.
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Don't forget the â€śBack to school Bash,â€ť hosted by Skate Reation and the Maidens of Mayhem Roller Derby Team. The fundraising event begins at 8 p.m. and ends at 2 a.m. Admission is $10 plus skate rental.
HODGEN â€” A one-vehicle accident happened at the intersection of U.S. 59 and Holsom Valley Road.
There is one individual reported to be trapped inside the vehicle.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and LeFlore County Emergency Management Services are working the scene, which may later include Hodgen and/or Heavener fire departments to help with the rescue.
Travelers are urged to avoid this area until after lunchtime.
According to the National Weather Service, showers with embedded isolated thunderstorms will continue to spread eastward into eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas today and continue into at least Thursday morning, with locally heavy rain and isolated flash flooding possible.
Widespread 1-3" of rain, with local amounts to 5", will fall through midday Thursday, especially along and on either side of the Interstate 40 corridor.
A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect from 1 p.m. today [July 30] to 1 p.m. Thursday, including the cities of Tulsa, Fort Smith, McAlester and Muskogee.
Poteau cartoon map posters will be available Friday.
The posters are 18x24 in size and cost $5 each.
For information about the posters, contact Poteau Daily News at (918) 647-3188 or visit us at 804 N Broadway St, Poteau, OK.
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A Greenwood, Ark., woman was injured in an early morning accident near Keota.
Malorie Alumbaugh, 28, was driving a 2003 Nissan at about 3:48 a.m. Tuesday when she lost control, according to the accident report.
Trooper Collins reported she was driving on a county road two miles east and one mile south of Keota. When Alumbaugh lost control her vehicle struck a ditch and rolled on half times coming to rest on its top.
The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center from 7-26-14 until 7-29-14. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
Sandra Lynn Faulknor, fugitive from justice; hold for Tarrant County, Texas; no bond.
Ricky Paul, driving under the influence; no bond.
Ronnie Dale Thompson Jr., CF-2011-108, CF-2011-108, Failure to pay, failure to appear; $3,148 cash bond.