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April 6th, 2015

Poteau City Council meets Monday

April 6, 2015

The Poteau City Council with meet tonight, Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall building at 111 Peters St., Poteau.

Agenda items include:

• the presentation of service pins to Fred Hardest and Paul Quirk

• consideration or action to fill vacant seats on the planning commission

• consideration or action to approve a resolution to amend and restate Trust Indenture for the Oklahoma Municipal Retirement Fund

• consideration or action to sign renewal of memorandum of understanding between Carl Albert State College and the City of Poteau

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke vs. Wisconsin: Breaking down the matchup

April 6, 2015

We break down the NCAA finals matchup of Duke and Wisconsin.

DAILY FEATURE: Remember then?

April 6, 2015

Here is a look back at the Poteau Daily News archives. Here are a few of the pages from the Feb. 20, 1964, LeFlore County Sun.
Check out the attachments for additional pictures.

April 3rd

Oklahoma House approves teacher sexual misconduct measure

April 3, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Local school districts would be encouraged to report accusations of sexual misconduct by teachers to state education officials under legislation approved by the Oklahoma House on Thursday.

Proponents said it's needed to prevent "teacher hopping" by sexual predators who move from one school district to the next to prey upon children. But opponents said such cases are usually handled by the courts and the bill could unfairly tarnish the reputation of a teacher who is falsely accused.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 12 adorable Easter crafts for kids

April 3, 2015

Just in time for Easter, try out these 12 easy and fun crafts with your kids. From bunny ears to almond wreaths, it's fun for the entire family!

April 2nd

Poteau police working 3-car wreck

April 2, 2015

A three-car accident in the southbound lane at the 800 block of North Broadway in Poteau is slowing traffic {April 2 @ 3:40 p.m.]
Poteau Police are investigating the crash.
It is unknown if anyone is injured.

Celebrate Graduates with DIY Party Decor, Gifts

April 2, 2015

(Family Features) Graduation marks a major milestone in any student’s life, and the event calls for a celebration to remember. Whether you’re planning a party in honor of the graduate or commemorating the accomplishment from afar, consider these fun DIY party projects.

County agendas from upcoming meetings

April 2, 2015

NOTICE AND AGENDA OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
TRUSTEES OF THE LEFLORE COUNTY PUBLIC BUILDINGS AUTHORITY
APRIL 2, 2015
PURSUANT TO THE OKLAHOMA OPEN MEETING ACT (25 O.S. SEC. 301, et seq.), NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN THAT THE TRUSTEES OF THE LEFLORE COUNTY PUBLIC BUILDINGS AUTHORITY, LEFLORE
COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, HAVE SCHEDULED A REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING ON APRIL 6, 2015 AT 8:45 A.M. AT THE LEFLORE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 100 SOUTH BROADWAY, POTEAU, OKLAHOMA.

KELLI FORD, COUNTY CLERK/SECRETARY TO THE BOARD
AGENDA:
(1.) CALL TO ORDER.
(2.) MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S).

FEATURE: Thursday Tidbits

April 2, 2015

Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!

There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!

The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye!

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!  

April 1st

Feds sue Oklahoma university, allege gender discrimination

April 1, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant was denied a promotion because she was transgender and then fired after she complained about the discrimination, the U.S. Department of Justice alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

Rachel Tudor, an assistant professor of English at the university, didn't receive a promotion despite a recommendation from her department chair and other tenured faculty from her department, according to the lawsuit filed in federal court in Oklahoma City.

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