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June 27th, 2012

Seale and Curnutt in runoff

June 27, 2012

PDN Reporter

Technical difficulties at the LeFlore County Election Board resulted in a delay in the results of several races leaving candidates wondering the outcome overnight.
Tuesday’s Primary Election included five races, one of which has possibly resulted in a runoff election on August 28.

June 26th

Continued update of todays Primary Election

June 26, 2012

Precincts continue to report total ballots for candidates in five separate races during tonight's Primary Election. As of 9:20 p.m. only seven precincts have not reported results.
As ballots are tallied, PDN will continue to post updated unofficial results as precincts continue to report their results.
Reporting precincts - 205, 208, 203, 207, 212, 213, 215, 202, 111, 107, 204, 112, 102, 306, 310, 108, 104, 210, 114, 103, 201.
LeFlore County Sheriff, Democratic race: Kendall Morgan - 790; Rob Seale - 987; Bruce Curnutt - 1,113 and Eric Helms - 236.

Polls close in todays primary election

June 26, 2012

Across LeFlore County voters cast their vote during today's Primary Election in hopes of seeing their candidate win their prospective campaign.
As ballots are tallied, PDN will continue to post updated unofficial results as precincts continue to report their results.
Reporting precincts - 205, 208, 203, 207, 212, 213, 215.
LeFlore County Sheriff, Democratic race: Kendall Morgan - 227; Rob Seale - 626; Bruce Curnutt - 528 and Eric Helms - 55.
LeFlore County Clerk, Paul Croft - 208; Kelli Ford - 1146.

This week's Spring Into Business Cash Mob site

June 26, 2012

Peppercorn Mall is the site of this weeks Spring into Business Cash Mob.
Located at 203 Dewey Avenue in downtown Poteau, Peppercorn Mall has been in business for 18 years and buys and sells antiques, collectibles, and gold and silver.
Special to the cash mob, some booths will be marked 25 to 50 percent off and any item marked with a red "X" is automatically half price. Cash Mob pricing is valid from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday June 27.

Drug raid at local restaurant

June 26, 2012

Diners at a local restaurant encountered a temporary delay in food service Sunday morning after a narcotics search warrant was served at the establishment. Sources say agents with District 16 Drug Task Force along with the assistance of Poteau Police Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Shady Point Police Department K9’s unit swarmed Los 3 Amigos located at 2811 N. Broadway in Poteau at approximately noon on Sunday.
Two people were arrested and an undisclosed amount of methamphetamines
located inside the restaurant was seized by

June 22nd

Arrest made in Ka'Loni Flynn murder

June 22, 2012

Christopher Kenyon Simpson, 26, of Fort Coffee, was arrested Thursday evening by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in connection with the double murder of Ka'Loni Flynn and her unborn child.
Investigator Shawn Ward, OSBI, Investigator Travis Saulsbery, LeFlore County District Attorney's Office and members of the LeFlore County Sheriff's Department arrested Simpson at his home without incident.

June 19th

New Poteau Police Chief sworn into office

June 19, 2012

The Poteau Police Department will
begin a new era today as the newly named
Chief of Police begins his first day on the
Stephen Fruen, 35, of Poteau, was unanimously
chosen by the Poteau City Council
as the city's new chief during a special
meeting Monday night.
Fruen, who was one of the three applicants
considered for the position, was recommended
by the Police Committee after
reviewing the resumes during the last two
weeks. The resumes were submitted by
currently employed Poteau Police personnel
as a chance for internal advancement.
According to Mayor Jeff Shockley, the

This week's Spring Into Business Cash Mob site

June 19, 2012

G and G Tire and Auto is the site of this weeks Spring into Business Cash Mob.
Located at 2501 North Broadway in Poteau, G and G Tire and Auto has been in business for five years and not only sells tires, but also performs other automotive work such as servicing breaks, shocks, struts, alignment, front end work, and more. G and G Tire also fixes semi truck flats and has tires available for semi truck and other farm implements including tires and tubes.

June 15th

Good Times Theatre casting call for Fiddler on the Roof

June 15, 2012

The Good Times Community Theatre League will be hosting auditions for Fiddler on the Roof June 18, 2012.
Fiddler on the Roof is the story of life in the small village of Anatevka—particularly of the Jewish families living there. At the center of the story is Tevye, the local dairyman, his wife, Golda, and their five daughters who struggle to hold onto their traditions in the face of changing world values and ever-growing anti-Semitism.

Property in Cameron destroyed by fire

June 15, 2012

A fire in Cameron endangered one occupied home and
destroyed an abandoned residence Wednesday night.
According to residents on Barton Street in Cameron,
the fire was possibly started by kids. They claim the fire
started in an abandoned school bus near the corner of West
Main Street and Barton Street. The fire spread north
through the brush, crossing underneath a cellular tower
then destroying an abandoned home. According to residents
along Barton Street, the electric lines were melted in
the fire and a transformer blew, leaving the area without

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