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September 22nd, 2014

VIDEO: Saints get 1st win of 2014 season

September 22, 2014

VIDEO: Saints get 1st win of 2014 season
NFL on FOX recaps the Saints' win and Bridgewater's start.

VIDEO: Oklahoma defeats West Virginia

September 22, 2014

VIDEO: Oklahoma defeats West Virginia
John Hoover and Eric Bailey discuss OU's victory over West Virginia

VIDEO: Extended Field Level Highlights of OU/W. Virginia

September 22, 2014

VIDEO: Extended Field Level Highlights of OU/W. Virginia
Take an extended look at the field level highlights FOX23 Sports Director Nathan Thompson shot of the Sooners' 45-33 win over West Virginia in Morgantown.

September 19th

Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit

September 19, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.

District Judge Thomas Prince granted a motion filed on behalf of the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission to block the lawsuit from going to trial.

Who got arrested?

September 19, 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 or

Sept. 17

Douglas Lane Seaton, hold for Mayes County; no bond

September 18th

Prison escapee in LeFlore County identified

September 18, 2014

Caleb A. Bates, 24, is described as 5'11" and weighs 169 lbs. with brown hair, blue eyes and tattoos on his arms and back, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website.
At about 12:25 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 19] Bates reportedly walked away from work detail in Howe. He was last seen in the area of Texas Street walking west on the railroad tracks.
He was sentenced to 10 years for drug charges in Johnson County. He also has convictions of burglary and possession of stolen property.
Law enforcement still are searching the area for Bates.

LeFlore County authorities searching for escaped prisoner

September 18, 2014

Law enforcement are sarching at about 1 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 19] near Howe in the area of Texas Street and Ivy Street for a Jim Hamilton prisoner who ran while on work detail.
He was last spotted heading west on the railroad tracks.
He is described as a white male in his 20s.
If you believe you see the man contact the Sheriff's Office at (918) 647-2317.
Do not attempt to approach him.
No other information is available at this time.

September 17th

EOMC pre-bid conference tomorrow

September 17, 2014

A pre-bid conference meeting and possible site visit for the Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center construction project is set tomorrow.

The meeting will occur at the Donald W. Reynolds Center at 11 a.m.

Anyone interested in bidding on the project or interested in the project details is invited to the meeting.

Attendees should expect 30 minutes of talk about the Nabholz Construction Services company, a layout of pre-bids and information on guidelines, insurance information and other standard needs a company must have to bid.

There may be a walk-through of the future construction areas.

Fourth-annual La Fiesta set tomorrow

September 17, 2014

Friends of Patrick Lynch Public Library's La Fiesta is set tomorrow.

The event will take place on Thursday, Sep. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Poteau.

The fundraising fiesta will feature a taco bar and live auction, with several items up for bid. Proceeds raised will go to benefit the library.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Tickets can be purchased the Patrick Lynch Public Library.

This is the Friends' fourth-annual La Fiesta benefit. They raised $12,000 in 2012 that went to benefit library programs, camps and furnishings.

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

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