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Who got arrested?

December 5, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. 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.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Dec. 3

Steven Lee Helms

Jaquita Scheffler

Dominque Shavez Reed

Dec. 4

December 3rd

"The Swan" takes centerstage tonight in Poteau [Dec.3]

December 3, 2014

Christian comedian Dennis Swanberg will be live in Poteau tonight [Dec.3] for "A Night with the Swan."

Doors open at the Donald W. Reynolds Center at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature a gospel concert from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Swanberg following with words of inspiration, one liners and story telling. The "Southern Gospel Holiday Homecoming" will feature local Southern Gospel groups and soloists such as the Gloryland Singers, In One Accord, Simply Blessed and the Southside Praise Team.

Holiday desserts, coffee and cider will be served complimentary during the event.

Fire crews battling house fire

December 3, 2014

Several area fire departments are responding to a house fire on Gatlin Lane between Monroe and Howe. The fire was reported at about 1:40 p.m. [Dec. 3].
Poteau, Monroe and Howe Fire Departments are on scene.
PDN has a reporter on the scene.

Oral arguments held for Capitol repair challenge

December 3, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A planned $120 million bond issue to repair the nearly 100-year-old state Capitol is not an unconstitutional special law and should be allowed to go forward, attorneys for the state argued Tuesday.

Oklahoma Supreme Court Referee Greg Albert also heard arguments from Oklahoma City attorney Jerry Fent, who claims the bill authorizing the bond issue is unconstitutional because it addressed only one state building.

Who got arrested?

December 3, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. 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.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Dec. 1

Brandon Kelley Pate

Dec. 2

Christie Hetherington

Jeffrey D. Armstrong Jr.

December 1st

Archaeology update slated for Tuesday meeting

December 1, 2014

The Poteau Valley Improvement Authority will meet Tuesday [Dec. 2] at 7 p.m. at Poteau City Hall.
The members will receive an archaeology update of Wister Lake by Ken Shingeton with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They also will receive an update on the Quarry Island Cove Alum project and lake modeling and sediment analysis.
Also on the agenda:
Discussion and action on bids to sale 2003 F150 truck.
Discuss and action to use, on trial basis, aeration equipment for the Poteau tower.
Discuss and action on health insurance and appointment of members to personnel committee.

Poteau Council to discuss property cleanup

December 1, 2014

The Poteau City Council will meet Monday [Dec. 1] night at 7 p.m. at Poteau City Hall.
The council will discuss cleanup of properties in the city. Properties on the agenda include 606 Dewey Avenue, 603 No. B Dewey Avenue and 113 Burkle Street.
Also to be discussed is the possible purchase of property adjacent to PARC.
The Poteau Public Works Authority and the Poteau Industrial Authority also will meet.

Sallisaw man pleads guilty to federal crimes

December 1, 2014

Muskogee — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Christopher Jacob Froehlich, age 28, of Sallisaw, pled guilty to three counts of wire fraud, two counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of uttering a counterfeit security with intent to deceive.
The charges arose from an investigation by the United States Postal Inspector and the United States Secret Service.

Nonprofit sends handmade goods to cancer patients

December 1, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the McAlester News-Capital

MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Cancer is a cruel beast, and when it bites it can leave its victims feeling cold, isolated and unloved.

McAlester high school senior Sydney Creager decided to try and help fight back, and she lifted her crochet needles to do so, the McAlester News-Capital (http://bit.ly/1vlRtrV ) reported.

Who got arrested?

December 1, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. 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.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Nov. 27

Arthur Daniel Upton

Shane Baxter

Darrin Ray Milligan

Daniel Eugene Sneed

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