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November 19th, 2014

Cork and Canvas set for Thursday

November 19, 2014

Sweet Escape Winery in Poteau will hold a Cork and Canvas Event Thursday at 6 p.m. The event will feature artist Julio Vargas who will give step-by-step instructions in creating original fall and wine themed artwork. Those interested must be 21 year and over to drink but younger can participate in the painting. Tickets are $40 per person at the door and include canvas, paint, brushes and a glass of wine as long as tickets last. For more information call (918) 647-9463, visit them on Facebook at Sweet Escape Winery or email at sweetescapewinery@gmail.com.

Recommendations to Oklahoma agency are sent out

November 19, 2014

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services must review plans to develop new foster homes, prepare weekly caseload reports and develop a remediation plan to reduce a Child Protective Services backlog, a new report released Monday states.

Those are among the improvements ordered by neutral monitors charged with supervising Oklahoma's settlement of a class-action lawsuit.

Who got arrested?

November 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 www.ODCR.com or www.OSCN.net.

Nov. 16

Cassie Shettleworth

Marvi Fonseca-Soriano

Nov. 17

Tammy Thompson

November 17th

Night Before Christmas banquet tomorrow

November 17, 2014

Grace Cottage's annual "Night Before Christmas" banquet will be tomorrow at the Donald W. Reynolds center in Poteau.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 at the door.

There will be a silent and live auction. Churches and organizations can donate a basket to be voted on the night of the event. For more information call (918) 649-3737.

Who got arrested?

November 17, 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. 14

Josue Neftalie Duran

Brian Keith Thompson

Ezzie Stanley

Shane Charles Barnes

4 small earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

November 17, 2014

LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded four small earthquakes in Oklahoma.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

The USGS says two of the quakes registered a preliminary magnitude of 3.3. The first was recorded at 1:26 a.m. Sunday about nine miles northwest of Langston and the second was at 4:41 p.m. about two miles east of Perry.

A 3.2 magnitude quake was recorded at 4:32 a.m. seven miles southwest of Pawnee and 2.5 quake was recorded at 5:11 a.m. about 13 miles south of Medford.

November 14th

Who got arrested?

November 14, 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. 11

Dwight May, CM-2014-288; $275 bond

Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

Health care enrollment begins Saturday

November 14, 2014

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Thousands of Oklahomans are expected to participate in the open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act beginning this weekend.

Open enrollment starts Saturday and runs until Feb. 15. Residents can enroll in the health marketplace, renew or change their plan options during this period. People interested in enrolling can go to HealthCare.gov to view premiums for 2015 without creating an account or logging in.

Oklahoma says more than 69,000 residents enrolled in the health care marketplace for 2014 plans.

November 11th

Free Open Meeting and Records Seminar in McAlester Nov. 20 — Open to the public

November 11, 2014

Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office will host a regional seminar on the Oklahoma Open Meeting and Open Records Acts in McAlester on Nov. 20 in the Conference Center auditorium at Eastern Oklahoma State College. Five other regional seminars are being held across the state this fall in partnership with the Oklahoma Press Association and Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation.

This year's meetings feature Tom Bates, First Assistant Attorney General and former chief of the Attorney General's Multicounty Grand Jury Unit.

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