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July 21st, 2015
July 21 at 12:35 p.m.
Emergency crews are working a two-car accident on U.S. Highway 59 south of Poteau near Weaver's Meat Market.
Injuries have been reported.
No further information is available at this time.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) â€” A retired Arizona State University professor is taking his pursuit of a death certificate for Billy the Kid to New Mexico's highest court.
Historian Robert J. Stahl filed a petition Friday with the New Mexico Supreme Court to order the state's medical examiner to create the document for the legendary outlaw, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1CIJ73M).
Stahl says he hopes the court will order the Office of the Medical Investigator to consider the evidence and determine whether William H. Bonney's death can be certified.
Remember then is an online feature on our website every Monday where we look back into the Poteau Daily News archives.
Today's look back is to Thursday, September 27, 1956 for The Poteau News. Headlines included:
â€¢ Parade of pets attracts 270 in annual March
â€¢ Three ring rally slated Monday will boost area
â€¢ Aged man dies when struck by Frisco special
â€¢ Jurors ponder x-ray pictures in trial here
Archives are available in our office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. â€” 5 p.m.
Further pictures are attached at the bottom of this article.
â€¢â€‚July 18 â€” Free lunch and clothing giveaway, noon to 2 p.m., New Beginning Family Ministry, 305 S. Saddler.
â€”â€‚Concert with Jay Falkner Band and Earl Hearon, 8 p.m., Donald W. Reynolds Community Center.
â€”â€‚Maidens of Mayhem roller derby match to benefit Catholic Charities food pantry, 5:30 p.m., Skate-Reation.
â€”â€‚Blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Walmart.
â€”â€‚Dance, Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m. to midnight, Spiro Eagles center. Everyone welcome.
â€¢â€‚July 19 â€” Spaghetti dinner and pie auction to raise funds for a kidney transplant for Blake Johnico, 11 a.m., Talihina Community Center.
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Footballâ€™s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.
A Quinton man was taken by life flight to the hospital after wrecking his motorcycle in Haskell County.
The accident happened Tuesday, July 14, on State Highway 9, two miles west of Enterprise.
According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol accident report, Michael W. Scheidt, 57, was headed westbound on his 2003 Honda motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the north edge of the roadway.
He was taken by life flight to St. Johns Hospital in Tulsa with a head injury. He was admitted in stable condition, according to OHP.
Beginning this morning, Wednesday, July 15, Hughes Drive will be closed to traffic from Broadway to Butler.
Crews will replace two large tinhorns beneath the street and the work should take about three days, according to Poteau Street Commissioner Jim Seale.
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) â€” New Miss USA Olivia Jordan spoke of the need to discuss race relations en route to her pageant victory and hailed the diversity of women taking part in the contest during a post-pageant question about Donald Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants.
Jordan of Oklahoma was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, wearing a hot pink strapless dress with a full, flowing skirt as she smoothly navigated the interview portion of the competition to beat out 50 other contestants.
A heat advisory remains in effect from 7 a.m. Monday, July 13, to 7 p.m., Tuesday.
According to the National Weather Service in Tulsa, heat index values from 105 to 110 will develop this afternoon and again Tuesday afternoon. Near full sun, light wings and warm overnight lows will combine to further add to the heat stress conditions, they said.
The NWS said the combinations of hot temperatures and high humidity will make a dangerous situation where heat related illnesses are possible.