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April 14th, 2014
The Pocola Quarterback Club held a garage sale and participated in the Dodge test drive event Saturday raising $4,600 to help the school's football players attend training camps.
PDN photo by Terri Fountain
The sirens will sound in Poteau at noon Thursday [April 10] as the city tests the system.
A beginner and intermediate smartphone workshop will be held at the Kiamichi Technology Center in Poteau on April 11. The workshops will include use of the iPhone and iPad as business tools.
Registration is $15 for one workshop or $25 for both.
For more information or to register visit the website www.reiwbc.org or call 1 (800) 658-2823.
Poteau Police and LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services are responding [April 9 at 2:25 p.m.] to a car v. pedestrian accident on North Broadway near Jensen's Lube.
One person is reported to have minor injuries.
Several items are on the Pocola Board of Trustee's agenda for tonight [April 8] at 7 p.m.
Pocola Fire Chief Wesley Riggs is on the agenda for termination and a replacement is named should the council vote in favor of termination.
The meeting is held at City Hall in Pocola on South Pocola Boulevard.
Hundreds of people spent the day at the Eastern Oklahoma Ag Trade Show held at the LeFlore County fairgrounds Tuesday [April 8] afternoon.
PDN photo by Trayce Kerbow
Panama residents are under a boil order as of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after a sewer line and water line were broken in the same location.
Panama Chief of Police John Whiteaker said the Panama Water Department has issued the boil order until further notice.
Poteau Police and Fire are responding to a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Holson and Harper Avenues in Poteau [April 7 5:20 p.m.]
One vehicle is reported to have flipped onto its top and one person possibly injured.
Representatives of Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center, the LeFlore County Hospital Authority and other medical providers spoke to the LeFlore County Commissioners Monday regarding a vote for a half cent sales tax to support the hospital.
Further discussion is planned after the representatives of the hospital provide the commissioners with detailed information about the expenditures of the money being sought before they will vote on an election resolution.
More than 500 candidates are expected to file for 2014 state and federal elections April 9-11 at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City.
Filing will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in the north hall of the Capitolâ€™s second floor outside Room 230.
To download a candidate filing packet or get other information about the filing period, visit the state Election Boardâ€™s website: http://elections.ok.gov.