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March 13th, 2015

Poteau road closed due to flooding

March 13, 2015

Central Street in Poteau between Tarby and Possum Valley is closed due to the low water bridge being underwater. Please use caution in the area and use alternate routes. Forecasts show rain will continue into the night and possibly into the morning hours before the area will see dry weather.

Rains cause rivers, creeks to swell beyond their banks

March 13, 2015

Overnight rains [March 13] leave roads and ditches flooded in Poteau Friday morning. Rain is expected to continue through the night.

Don't forget to check out these weekend events (March 14-15)

March 13, 2015

Saturday, March 14

LeFlore County Republican Party precinct meetings and county convention, election of officers and delegates to state, 10 a.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library, 206 S. McKenna. Info: (918) 839-0851.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Ride, registration 9 a.m., bikes out 11 a.m., Panama High School parking lot.

Hard Times in Oklahoma class CANCELED: to be rescheduled later in the year.

Dance with Libby and the Bandits, 8 p.m., Spiro Eagles center, all invited.

1 dead in medical helicopter crash in eastern Oklahoma

March 13, 2015

EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) — An employee of a Kansas-based medical helicopter company was killed and two others were injured when their helicopter crashed in remote woods in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said Friday.

The crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. Thursday, according to McIntosh County Emergency Management Director Wesley Dawson, who said searchers on foot and all-terrain vehicles found the wreckage of the EagleMed LLC aircraft about 4 a.m. Friday. The U.S. Air Force assisted in locating the crash site west of Eufaula, about 120 miles east of Oklahoma City.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Listen To The New Song From Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

March 13, 2015

Disney released the new song, “Make Today the Perfect Day,” from the "Frozen Fever" short film.

March 12th

Don't forget tonight's [March 12] anniversary concert

March 12, 2015

It's only two hours until the Singing Churchwomen of Oklahoma will celebrate their 25th anniversary at Southside Baptist Church on Holsen Avenue in Poteau. Check it out — concert begins at 7 p.m.

March 10th

Today's events [March 10]

March 10, 2015

Don't forget today's area events:

Creator’s Gift Community Garden class, 5:30 p.m., Patrick Lynch Public Library.

Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary potluck 6 p.m., business meeting 7 p.m., DAV building north of Poteau of U.S. Highway 59.

March 6th

VIDEO: What to watch for - Big 12 spring football

March 6, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the biggest storylines to watch this spring in the Big 12.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

Here are seven tips sure to make your burger the best.

Oklahoma Capitol renovations likely to take 5 years

March 6, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Construction to overhaul the interior of the Oklahoma Capitol would start in about a year and take up to five years to complete based on a phased approach that would focus on one or two floors at a time, construction officials told an oversight panel Thursday.

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