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November 21st, 2012
The Faculty and Staff of Wister Public Schools wishes everyone Happy Holidays.
The staff of Hussain's Family Practice wants to wish everyone Happy Holidays!
Charlie Horsley of Poteau shows off the citation of recognition signed by Sen. Mark Allen, D-Dist. 4 and Brian Bingman, president pro-tem of the Senate recognizing LeFlore County as the only county in Oklahoma where all communities display the Ten Commandments. Horsley said he contacted Allen about the citation after checking with all the communities and finding that the Ten Commandments were displayed somewhere in each community.
The Staff at Adams Abstract wants to wish everyone Happy Holidays!
The staff of Long Lake Resort wants to wish everyone Happy Holidays!
A three-vehicle accident Thursday morning at the intersection U.S. Highway 59 and Oklahoma Highway 83 resulted in one woman being flown to a Tulsa hospital for treatment.
According to witnesses at the scene, a silver four-door car attempted to turn onto U.S. Highway 59 and in doing so, reportedly pulled out in front of a northbound black pickup. The impact caused the pickup to turn onto it's side and slide into a semi tractor trailer carrying fuel. Witnesses said the pickup impacted with the rear wheels of the semi then came to rest on it's wheels.
Poteau Upper Elementary students, third through fifth grade, participated in the annual Invention Convention hosted by the school on Tuesday. According to Launa Benson, coordinator and school librarian, 69 inventions were entered this year.
The Poteau Women's League judged the convention, naming first- through sixth-place winners for each participating grade. The winners will be announced during an awards assembly at the school Thursday â€” fourth grade at 1:30 p.m.; third grade at 2 p.m.; and fifth grade at 2:30 p.m.
William Slater and Kelly Johnson, representing the Nashoba Youth Foundation and Poteau Main Street Matters, skated in Saturdayâ€™s Veterans Day Parade. Johnson is holding a sign encouraging people to shop in Poteau.
PDN photo by Robert Shearon
The Poteau High School marching band was one of the highlights of the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday. Also performing in the parade were marching bands from Spiro High School and Panama High School.
PDN photo by Robert Shearon
Frances Butler of Poteau examines the Civil War exhibit at the LeFlore County Museum inside the Lowrey Hotel on Saturday. The hotel was the site for a pancake breakfast to benefit the LeFlore County Historical Society as well as the opening of the first museum exhibit at the renovated historical hotel. Butler said the exhibit was meaningful to her because she had an uncle, Q.A. Humphries, who died in World War I while serving in the army.'
PDN Photo by Robert Shearon